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Providing easy access to the Great Wall of China, hotel guests can reach the Badaling and Juongguan sections of the Great Wall in just a 30 minutes’ drive. From trekking to hosting an unforgettable dinner or celebration atop the Great Wall ramparts, our teams can help you plan a memorable experience of China’s most iconic attraction.
Discover the restorative powers of refreshing green grasslands and vast azure skies at Beijing’s largest prairie, located just 30 minutes’ drive from the hotel. Covering an area of 5,436 acres, the grasslands are brightly colored with flowers during spring. Visitors can experience the Mongolian lifestyle by riding horses, dining on local lamb and barley wine, and even spending the night in a traditional yurt.
Explore the untouched beauty of sacred Yudu Mountain, a natural wonderland of mountains, forests, springs, waterfalls, wildlife and Ming Dynasty temples, located 25 minutes’ drive from the hotel.
Wild Duck (Yeya) Lake
The only wetland reserve for birds in Northern China, Yeya Lake covers 6,873 hectares and is home to more than 264 species of migratory birds, including grey cranes and swans. The best times to visit are early Spring and mid-late Autumn when large numbers of water birds visit the lake.
Shijinglong Ski Resort
The largest and most well-appointed ski resort in the greater Beijing area, Shijinglong is located near scenic Longqing Gorge and offers diverse terrains for both novice and veteran skiers. The resort has seven ski runs from amateur to expert. The beginners’ ski run is over 3,000 meters long with an average slope of 10 degrees, while the most challenging slope is over 1,000 meters with a pitch of 300 meters. There is also a separate snowboarding park and hot springs within the resort.
Songshan Forest Park
The only forest park in northern China under state protection, Songshan Forest Park covers 4,660 hectares and peaks at an altitude of 2,199 meters of lush valleys, gorges, rock formations, ancient trees, waterfalls and hot springs.
Known as the Little Three Gorges and accessed via a 258-metre yellow dragon-shaped escalator, this scenic canyon offers a variety of adventures, including an open top boat cruise, a cable car and bungee jumping from the mountain peak. During winter, an Olympics-themed Ice Lantern Festival enlivens the magical landscape.
Iron Openwork Show
A thousand-year-old Chinese folk custom of the region is the inspiration for this fiery and entertaining cultural performance celebrating the indomitable spirit of the local people.