Chinese officials have announced the implementation of daily quota of 65,000 tourists since June 01 in the Badaling section of Great Wall. The goal of this Chinese government initiative is to limit the number of local and foreign tourists. Chen Fai, Director of the Badaling District Office, told the media that the number of tourists coming to the scenic area of Badaling Great Wall was quite high. He said last year about 10 million visitors came to Badaling. There is an average of 27,000 visitors per day. There is a considerable difference in the number of visitors during weekdays and holidays.
He said that the number of people coming in a maximum number of one lakh in Badaling had been recorded, while on average 10,000 visitors arrive daily on the day of the week. At the same time, there are few thousand tourists during the off-season In addition to quota, the new online ticketing system has also been implemented, which can be purchased from Official Wechat page along with Badaling’s official website. The purchase of these tickets can be made seven days earlier.