Changping in northwest Beijing is renowned for its numerous scenic spots and tourist facilities, like the Ming Tombs and Juyong Mountain Pass where the Great Wall passes through. While the Beijing Amblers of CCC will skip them and explore some other relics hidden in the ancient villages or on the slope of the mountain. We will find an abandoned walled township with four gate towers and wall ruins, a 1000 years old stone Buddhist pillars on the slope of Chestnut tree wood, and rice rural life of two villages.
Where: suburb of Changping(beyond North Sixth Ring Road), northwest of Beijing
Driving time: 1.20 hours
Hiking level: simple walk and hike along the slope of the hills.