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Beijing Day Trip – Green Dragon Gorge Posted by on Aug 17, 2016 in Uncategorized

Getting stuck in the concrete jungle during the hot summer months is no fun. Thankfully, there are countless day trips from Beijing that will bring you out to beautiful scenic areas in just a few hours. One such place is the Green Dragon Gorge (青龙峡 qīng lóng xiá), where you can have fun on the water, explore an ancient section of the Great Wall, or even go bungee jumping!

Get out of the concrete jungle for a day!

Get out of the concrete jungle for a day!

Take a short video tour of this scenic area that’s located just 75 kilometers (about 50 miles) away from the city center:

Green Dragon Gorge

青龙峡 qīng lóng xiá

bamboo raft

竹筏 – zhú fá


射箭 – shè jiàn

Ancient Great Wall

古长城 – gǔ cháng chéng

corn ice cream

玉米冰淇淋 – yù mǐ bīng qí lín

cable car

缆车 – lǎn chē


干杯 – gān bēi

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Sasha is an English teacher, writer, photographer, and videographer from the great state of Michigan. Upon graduating from Michigan State University, he moved to China and spent 5+ years living, working, studying, and traveling there. He also studied Indonesian Language & Culture in Bali for a year. He and his wife run the travel blog Grateful Gypsies, and they're currently trying the digital nomad lifestyle across Latin America.

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