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Private Day Trip to Cuandixia Village from Beijing

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    What to Expect
    Your guide will meet you in your centrally located hotel in Beijing at 9:00am

    You will start your tour by driving to the Cuandixia Village. It takes about 2.5 hours to arrive the village. It is located on ancient post road roughly 55 miles northwest from central Beijing in the Jingxi mountain region. On the way to the village you will enjoy the beautiful mountain and countryside scenery.

    Cuandixia Village contains around 70 courtyard homes, which gently climb the slopes of a mountain, built by a family who migrated from Shanxi province more than 400 years ago. During the Ming and Qing dynasties, the road that led through the mountains to the provinces of Hebei and Shanxi acted as a trade and passageway. The residents of Cuandixia would open their doors to travelers and serve the passing trade. Over time, the village became forgotten as expressways and train tracks changed the route to the west

    Lunch in the Local Family restaurant, you will enjoy an authentic countryside style food.

    You will end your tour around 5PM and transfer back to your centrally located hotel in Beijing.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We will pick you up in the lobby of your hotel if your hotel is within the 4th ring road of Beijing city, if your hotel is out of the 4th ring road, you can travel to city to meet our guide or hotel pick up may have extra cost
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    Duration
    8h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Bottled water
    • Lunch
    • Local guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (hotel within the 4th rind road)
    • Transport by private vehicle
    • Entrance Fee
    • Entry/Admission - Cuandixia Village
    Exclusions
    • Accommodation
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Infant (1-3) is free
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Please wear comfortable walking shoes
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Lucy our guide was very informative and spoke English fluently. The trip was very enjoyable and the tour is well worth doing. The village was really interesting and the the journey there and back through the mountains was beautiful. Lucy made sure that we had a very enjoyable day
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    We had such a great time! It was very relaxing to get out of the city for the day and see how people used to live years ago throughout China. Our guide, Lucy, was extremely knowledgeable and friendly. She made the entire trip feel so inviting! She was very good at explaining,
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    My family greatly enjoyed day trip to Cuandixia Village! Linda is the rare tour guide: personable, caring, knowledgeable, patient and flexible. I can't thank Linda enough for taking care of my elderly mother, walking with her hand in hand, to see the village sights, explaining
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    I had chosen this more as an experiment as well as to get away from the cliched and standard Beijing attractions... turned out to be a fantastic decision and an awesome way to start the Beijing experience... 50kms outside Beijing! A very well maintained village of 600 years
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    This trip is a wonderful opportunity for everyone to escape Beijing . Walking around this charming village feels like time travel. If you want to know and see how china was 100 years ago spend a day walking around, enjoy local farmer style lunch and just enjoy the scenery. Out
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