Day 01: Mutianyu Great Wall - The sacred way Our English speaking tour guide and driver will hold your name logo then pick you up at your central located Beijing hotel lobby on 8:00 am in the morning, then visit Mutianyu part of the Great Wall, which is kind of a quieter alternative and less crowded part of Great Wall, and it is famous for the breathtaking and amazing scenery for all year around. This section managed to remain almost untouched by enemies and natural powers defending Beijing and the cultural heritage, as well as sacred places from being robbed. The atmosphere around the wall is wonderful, alternatively you can ride the extra cable car
(at your own extra expense) to get top of mountain, later on have lunch at a local restaurant and visit Jade gallery to experience interesting ancient Chinese Jade culture there.
Next you will go to the Sacred Way here, which included stone statues which are impressive decorations of the mausoleum. These statues are usually 12 human figures (including the military and civil officials officials) and 24 animals which are lion, camel, elephant, xiezhi (a mythological unicorn), qilin (one of the four "divine animals, the other three are dragon, phoenix and tortoise), and horse. Later on enjoy Chinese tea ceremony at Chinese tea house before going back hotel.