BEIJING MARATHON: OCTOBER 2020
Set in the vicinity of Ritan Park, New Otani Chang Fu Gong offers a 5-star accommodation with a gym area and a fitness center. This attractive venue was opened in 1990 and comprises 460 rooms.
Olympic Park is 13 km from the hotel and World Park Beijing is 17 km away. Situated in Xicheng district, this property offers a quick access to Nanyuan airport within 20 minutes' drive.
The venue allows quick access to gardens and parks.
All rooms at New Otani Chang Fu Gong are equipped with individual climate control, a personal safe and IDD telephone. The elegant rooms feature mountain views. The perfect ambience of the rooms is complemented with wooden furniture.
The dining area is daily open for breakfast. The hotel has the 24-hour restaurant serving first-class Chinese cuisine. The snack bar is a great place to enjoy tea and coffee. Various options for dining, including Chongqing, Sichuan and Peter's Tex are offered in the area.
A 5-minute walk to Jianguomen subway station.
Day 1 Arrive in Beijing – Oct 24, 2020
Welcome to the People’s Republic of China! On arrival in Beijing Capital Airport, you will be met by MDS local representative and transferred to your hotel. Reminder of the day at leisure. China is the world's largest country in population with over 1 billion people—about 20 percent of all the people in the world. It is the third largest country, in area, and one of the world's oldest countries, with a rich history that stretches over thousands of years. During this tour, you will marvel at the contrasts and the mysteries waiting to be discovered. Overnight.
Accommodation: Hotel New Otani Chang Fu Gong 5*
Day 2 Beijing (B) – Oct 25, 2020
Free day at leisure.-Race Day
Day 3 Beijing (B, D) – Oct 26, 2020
Free day at leisure. Evening, enjoy a local flavor dinner at local restaurant with roundtrip transfers.
Day 4 Beijing (B, L) – Oct 27, 2020
Full day tour of Beijing begins at the Tian’anmen Square, the largest public plaza in the world. Next we visit the Forbidden City, the best-known image of Imperial China built by more than 200,000 workers in the 5th century during the Ming Dynasty. Home to 24 emperors of the Ming and Qing Dynasties, the huge complex consists of the ceremonial spaces, working areas and private quarters once used by its privileged occupants. Proceed to the centuries-old hutongs (including a rickshaw ride), the ancient quarters of Beijing, for a fresh insight of Beijing’s local life and to learn how to make dumpling. Evening is free at leisure with dinner on own.
Day 5 Beijing (B, L) – Oct 28, 2020
Start the day to excursion with the truly awesome Badaling Great Wall of China (UNESCO World Heritage site). All portions ever made would equal a solid defense wall going around the equator one and one-half times. At the less visited Badaling section, one of the most impressive portions of the barrier, you have time to enjoy the area, photograph majestic views and maybe bargain with the local vendors. After lunch at Jade Carving Factory Restaurant, drive to the Ming Tombs, and visit the most famous emperors mausoleum of Ming Dynasty with 500 years history—Chang Ling and Sacred Way, the main way of which the Ming Dynasty emperor has to pass through to worship their forefathers. Late afternoon transfer back to downtown.
Evening is free at leisure with dinner on own.
Day 6 Depart Beijing (B) – Oct 29, 2020
We will be transferred to the airport for the flight home.
Cost for everything will be $999.00 double occupancy (flight cost is not included)
To secure flights I will need $100.00 deposit by 12/29/19
JOIN US IN BEIJING!!!