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Beijing Summer Palace Walking Tour

Highlights

Enjoy the sights around Lake Kunming in the the very photogenic Summer Palace in the outskirts of Beijing.

DISTANCE

4 miles / 6.4 km

DIFFICULTY

Easy

TRAIL TYPE

Loop

SEASON

Year-round

ELEVATION

Flat / Big hill at the North gate

Walking around Lake Kunming in the the very photogenic Summer Palace in Beijing. Starting at either the North Gate or East Gate entrance this four mile loop goes South all the way around Kunming Lake following the shoreline and then returns along the causeway (see map below).

The causeway is a narrow strip of land with exceptional views of the lake on both sides.

COST / ENTRY FEE

30 CNY summer / 20 winter

FACILITIES

Bathrooms, Food Vendors

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

Subway Line 4, Beigongmen stop, Use Exit D then turn left (west) and walk about 5 minutes to the North Gate entrance.

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PARTNERS

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