Attention: Temple of Heaven is to close on Sept, 30th and Oct, 1st, 2014

Latest updates on Sept, 29th: Forbidden City opens at 7:30AM between Oct 1st and Oct 4th to accommodate the increased number of visitors during the holiday. Last ticket is still sold out at 4PM during that time.

For celebrating the 65th anniversary of the founding of the PRC, Temple of Heaven along with other 4 parks: Chaoyong park, Taoranting park, Yuyantan park, Yuanboyuan park are to close on Sept, 30th (12pm–6pm), and Oct 1st, 2014. If your travel plans involve Temple of Heaven on the 30th, Sept and the 1st, Oct, 2014, better adjust your plan to other sites.

Meanwhile 373 parks including Beijing Botanical Garden, Fragrant Hills Park,  Old Summer Palace and the Temple of Earth are to open free on the 1st, October, 2014.

It is really crowed in most places of China during the golden week, streets, tourist areas, shopping malls, etc. Most tourists areas will be open during the holiday. Try to avoid the first two days and the last day of the “Golden Week”. They are the busiest time for transportation system, when the flight tickets are highest and train and long-distance bus tickets are hardest to buy.

 

Resources: http://www.bj.xinhuanet.com/jsbd/2014-09/23/c_1112583840.htm

http://www.like-news.us/?i445630-Beijing-will-hold-78-national-day-festival-park-open-free

 

Great Wall Hiking Tours for the Adventurous

For some tourists of the Great Wall of China, it simply isn’t enough to sit on a tour bus and listen to a tour guide explain the sights around you. Some would rather get up close and personal with scenery, the landscape, and the nature beauty of the Great Wall. Fortunately, with WildGreatWall Adventure Tours, you are able to do just that! If you prefer a tour bus, those kinds of tours are available! However, if you’d rather be on your feet, hiking & camping overnight at the Great Wall, we have the perfect day hiking tours for you, too!

 

 

See the Great Wall from either the foot of the hill or the mountain top. On a Great Wall of China hiking tour such as the Jiankou & Mutianyu one day hiking tour with WildGreatWall Adventure Tours, you can experience the length of picturesque Jiankou. If you prefer to see sunset / sunrise from the Great Wall, book a seat on a Great Wall tour such as the Jinshanling sunset & sunrise tour and walk into the valleys as you take in the incredible sights.

 

 

Work out your legs rather than your arms, book a seat of Jinshanling Great Wall hiking tour. On the Jinshanling to Simatai West, you’ll be guided down into Jinshanling by an experienced tour guide. Over 8 kilometers of trail with a vertical climb of around 200 meters (660 feet). You’ll be taken away by the sights across several famous towers—such as Big Jinshan tower—and Less Jinshan tower.

One of the best hiking options is Jiankou to Mutianyu Hike. This unique hiking trip is fun and informative, with stops along the way to take in the views, take pictures,  and be given a historical tour of local folklore. You’ll also have time to take toboggan down at Mutianyu and enjoy lunch amid the sights.

These popular tours fill up quickly! If you like to make sure you have a seat on the tour van, make sure that you and your family plan your trip and book your Great Wall hiking tours soon with WildGreatWall Adventure Tours.

Awesome Airport to Great Wall Tour- Best Idea for your Layover in Beijing

You won’t regret booking a airport to Great Wall tour if you have more than 6 hours layover in Beijing. Whether you’re traveling as a family, a couple or just with some friends, visiting Mutianyu Great Wall directly from the airport is a great idea for your layover in Beijing.

 

Beijing airport to Great Wall layover tour

 

Mutianyu is the closest section of Great Wall to visit from the airport. Beijing airport to Great Wall Mutianyu tour is popular for all types of travelers. Visiting Great Wall Mutianyu from the airport will let you enjoy the beautiful landscape and explore some of the best sections of the Wall.

 

Beijing airport Great Wall layover tour

 

A private car / van picks you up at the airport early in the morning and drive you to the tranquility of the splendid Mutianyu, 2,000 feet above sea level. Once you’ve arrived at the foot of the hill, you can either take the cable car up or walk up the mountain. Either way will get you to the Wall.

 

Beijing airport to Great Wall layover tour

 

Getting to Mutianyu Great Wall early in the morning you will enjoy the best short hike with Mutianyu toboggan ride / chairlift option also available. If walking in the sun is your idea of vacation, Mutianyu Great Wall is the right place for you. The scenery is gorgeous, all the forestation, mountains, wildlife and history all in one. Airport to Great Wall Mutianyu tour will easily become your highlight of your layover in Beijing.

Finally, take a nap in the car on the way back to the airport before catching your next flight. There are so many things to do for your layover in Beijing it may be hard to choose. The best way to experience Beijing is by doing what suits you best, visiting Mutianyu Great Wall from Beijing airport is highly recommended for you, Enjoy!