Day tours from Beijing to the Great Wall in Badaling and to Ming tombs

April 18th, 2006 

Tour to Great Wall at Badaling, a convenient place to explore the Great Wall, because not too far from Beijing and comfortable enough for just a day trip. The tour continues exploring the Ming Tombs, the Sacred Way, and traditional silk factory near Beijing.

The Great Wall at Badaling, China
Picture of the Great Wall in Badaling, where the wall is very well preserved, making possible to walk over it for a quite long distance.
The Great Wall at Badaling, China The Great Wall at Badaling, China
Pictures of the Great Wall in China taken during a dary tour from Beijing to Badaling.
The Great Wall at Badaling, China
The Great Wall at Badaling, China
More photos of the Great Wall.
The Great Wall at Badaling, China
The Great Wall at Badaling, China
The Great Wall at Badaling, China
After a long hike, I reach the end of the rebuilt part.



Great Wall pictures. I now re-trace my steps back, still walking all the way over the Great Wall.
The Great Wall at Badaling, China
Ming dynasty tombs, China
The day tour continues with a visit to the Ming tombs. They covers a very huge area.
Ming dynasty tombs, China Ming dynasty tombs, China



Pictures of the Ming Tombs in China. The tomb is about 20 meters below the ground.
Ming dynasty tombs, China
The coffins for the emperor and his wifes.
Ming dynasty tombs, China
Ming dynasty tombs, China
The exit from the Ming tomb, with the beatiful view over the gardens.
The Sacred Way, China
The Sacred Way, China


A walk along the Sacred Way.
A silk factory, Beijing, China
The day tour finishes with a visit to the silk factory.
Beijing, China
Beijing, China
Beijing, China
Some pictures taken while hiking around the hotel where I've stayed in Beijing.
Beijing, China


Pictures of Beijing taken from the 16th floor of a building.

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