3 days in Chengde Itinerary
— 2 nights
Thu, Jul 12 - Sat, Jul 14
Chengde — 2 nights
Dominated by an extraordinary, UNESCO-protected red and white palace complex sprawling up the mountainside, Chengde remains a summer resort fit for royalty.Popular historic sites such as Imperial Summer Palace of Mountain Resort and Eight Outer Temples are in your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at Museum of Summer Resort and Temple of Universal Peace (Puning si). Change things up with a short trip to Maojing Dam Forest Park in Longhua County (about 1h 10 min away). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Potala Palace (Putuo Zongcheng Temple), explore the ancient world of Xumi Fushou Temple, contemplate the long history of Temple of Universal Happiness (Pule si), and get outside with Eight Outer Temples in The Bishu Villa.
To see ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Chengde road trip planning website.
If you are flying in from Belgium, the closest major aiports are Beijing Capital International Airport, Beijing Nanyuan Airport and Beijing Daxing International Airport. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel back home.
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