With this convenient private transportation, you can enjoy the flexibility to create your own sightseeing schedule and stop at interesting places on the way to Chengde,all at your own pace in a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle.
Your friendly driver will meet you in your hotels lobby, then drive 2.5 to 3 hours to Chengde. On the way you will enjoy beautiful mountain and nature scenery as well as Jinshanling Great Wall,you can tell the driver to stop for photos at a service center.
A brief information about the Imperial Summer Palace of Mountain Resort: It's located in Hebei Province, was built between 1703 and 1792. It is a vast complex of palaces and administrative and ceremonial buildings. Temples of various architectural styles and imperial gardens blend harmoniously into a landscape of lakes, pastureland and forests. In addition to its aesthetic interest, the Imperial Summer Palace of Mountain Resort is a rare historic vestige of the final development of feudal society in China.
Chengde is a classic masterpiece of Chinese palace architecture, gardening art and religious architecture.The landscape of the Mountain Resort is designed following the topography of natural hills and water. As an outstanding example of Chinese natural landscape gardens and palaces, it inherits and carries forward China’s imperial gardening tradition. By integrating elements of Han, Mongolian and Tibetan architectural art and culture the Outlying Temples crystallize the achievements of cultural exchanges and integration among different ethnic groups in the course of development of Chinese architecture.
During the tour you will visit the Chengde Imperial Summer Palace of Mountain Resort, visit one or two temples at your choice. If you want to stop for lunch, please feel free to discuss with your driver, he will help you to choose the local restaurant with local price (own expense).Of course, you can add-on a friendly guide service upon booking, your guide will explore the palace with you, tell the histories and stories along the way,take photos or assist you to watch your kids for you during the day.
After three hours of independent sightseeing around Mountain resort area, your private driver will drop you off back at your hotel.
The Tour operator cannot guarantee an English-speaking driver. Due to their availability, you may have a Chinese speaking driver, but they know exactly where to pick you up and where to drop you off. Guest can use their phone to call our translator if need during the ride.