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Private Cuandixia Ancient Village Tour
Cuandixia Ancient Village
1 Day USD
Tour Code: Duration: Available: Tour Code:BJ-OP-01 Duration:8-9 hours Available:Daily

Cuandixia Ancient Village is located in Mentougou District, about 90 kilometers from downtown Beijing. It is also called a "living fossil" with over 400 years of history. Today, more than 70 courtyards with approximately 500 rooms are well-preserved. They were built during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) and the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). In the Qing Dynasty, it was a prosperous distribution center for merchants and goods. Many cultural relics are retained, such as ancient inscriptions and frescoes, the ruins from World War II, the slogans of the Anti-Japanese period, the relics of the "Cultural Revolution" (1966-1976), and numerous ancient paths, water wells, temples, and theatrical stages, etc.

Explore the most famous and beautiful ancient village nearby Beijing
Ideal place for photographers and outdoor movie shoots.
Get closer to the local inhabitants, having delicious lunch in the family-run restaurant.
Day 1Cuandixia Ancient Village

09:00-11:30 Your guide will pick you up at the hotel lobby and drive you to Cuandixia ancient village (90 kilometers away, about a 2-hour drive).

11:30-15:00 Explore Cuandia ancient village and learn about its history and cultural customs from your guide. All the inhabitants here have the same surname, "Han." It is said that their ancestors originally migrated from Shanxi Province during the Yongle period of the Ming Dynasty. Your guide will suggest a good local restaurant at your preference and pay on your own.

17:00 Arrive back at the hotel and end a wonderful day.

Book Price
Prices vary depending on programs, travel dates, and the size of the travelers. Please email us to get an updated price.
If you like, you can continue to join our Night Tours (click it for more information) OR Enjoy room service for a nice Chinese Whole-body Massage (click it for more information) by our therapist at your preferred time.
Hotel pick-up and drop-off
Experienced English-speaking tour guide service. Other language guides are available upon request.
Air-conditioned vehicle with a private driver
Bottles of drinking water
Admission ticket enter the Cuandia Ancient Village
Gratuity to the guide and driver
Warmly Suggestions
1 Your guide will contact you or leave a message in your hotel room the evening before your next day's tour.
2 Many places have already started using E-tickets now. Please bring your valid passport on the day of travel if the sites need to confirm your name with the tickets.
3 Please note that the itinerary is flexible, and we can adjust it according to your interests, the weather, or any unexpected conditions.
4 For the lunch-inclusive tour, we will take you to a local Chinese restaurant and curate all the dishes. Please let us know if you have any food allergies or taboos. If you want to change any dishes, your guide will assist you. You can cover the cost difference for any costs above our budget. Let the guide know whether you want the guide and driver to eat at the same table as you. We respect your custom and choice!
5 The quoted price is an 8-9 tour price. More than 10 hours may incur an extra charge.
6 This tour is private, and no other tourist will join in.
7 Tips are not compulsory, but it is encouraged to tip the guide and driver if they provide good service.
8 Our tours are not shopping tours, so we will not take you to any factories or stores for shopping without your request.