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HAB11-Ancient Villages Visit: Chuandixia Village-Double Stone Village-Baiyu Village
 
 
Meeting Time   8am
Trip Length   One Day
Meeting Point   Exit B of Tuanjiehu(团结湖)subway station of line 10
Hiking Distance   Approx. 5km
Hiking Duration   2.5 hours
Level of Difficulty   Level 2
Number of People   6-20
Price   500RMB
Hiking Date  
Detailed information about this hike
Highlights of this hike:
1. Explore there ancient Ming villages which offers a snapshot of history in one day. The folk villages are fascinating and delightful, that help you understand Chinese culture and ancient architecture;
2. Awesome views for photographers; 
3. Fit for family with kids; 
4. Home-made Chinese lunch at a local farmer’s guest house;      
5. No commission shopping stops.

Price and discount:
The cost is 500RMB (about 80 US$) per person. It covers transportation, entrance fees, water, lunch and guides. We give 10% discount for kids under 12’s.

Detailed itinerary:
Many ancient villages in rural Beijing offer a snapshot of history, as they have been preserved, virtually unchanged since they were built. Some folk villages are fascinating and delightful, that help you understand Chinese culture and ancient architecture.

During our trip, we will visit three ancient villages: Chuandixia Village, Double Stone Village and Baiyu Village. Chuandixia Village is an old hill village and is one of the most well conserved ones in all of China. It is situated on an ancient post road in the mountainous area This village is famously known as the "Potala Palace" of Beijing.

Double Stone village and Baiyu village are very lovely ancient villages. They still retain their original appearances. Some people there still live a very natural original lifestyle. You can see the doors which are made of branches and the houses which are made of stones.

Bad weather plan:
We will email you 2-3 days before the hike to let you know about the weather condition. If there is thunder storm, heavy rain or strong wind it will be dangerous to drive to and do the hike in the mountainous area. So we will cancel it or change the dates.

What to bring on this hike? 
1. Snacks:
2. Sun protection: hat, sunscreen, sunglasses, long-sleeved shirts;
3. A bottle of sports drink with salt content;
4. Comfortable sports shoes.

Level of difficulty for this hike: Level 2 (easy hikes)
These hikes usually involve some easy walking and climbing at a slow pace. They rarely exceed 500 meters in elevation and 6 kilometers in length. The hiking time is about 3 hours and we usually have a picnic or lunch at a local restaurant afterwards.

For whom are level 2 hikes suitable?
Children; elderly people; people who just want to do sightseeing and slightly physical outdoor activities.

What is included on this hike?
1. Air-conditioned vehicle with experienced driver;
2. English-speaking hiking tour guide;
3. Entrance fees; 
4. Unlimited bottled water;
5. Chinese home-made lunch.

What is excluded on this hike? 
1. Travel insurance;
2. Cable car, chairlift, toboggan (slideway) or any other additional local facilities;
3. Personal expenses.

Customize this hike and make a private reservation:
In addition to our regular weekly hikes, we also offer private tours. You can customize a private hike for you, your family or your friends exclusively. Just tell us what you want and we will organize a hike for you, with places, guides, transport, food, and accommodation all taken care of. You can make a private reservation 
on the private tour page.

Pricing for a private tour:

Group size
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
   8-10
Cost (per person)
  2000
   1200
850
   750
   650
   600
550
    500
1. A private tour is more flexible. Both extra distance and less distance are available.
2. Discounts are available for larger groups.
3. Prices are quoted in Chinese dollars.

Notes:
1. There are risks involved in outdoor activities. Please read our Risk Acknowledgment and Waiver and inform yourself before participating.

Other information about this hike:
Reviews of this hike
Information about Chuandixia and Baiyu Village

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