Just my luck! I was expecting a group tour but it seemed everyone else postponed so I ended up on a private tour instead.
Micheal was a wonderful guide. He even helped me with my Mandarin pronunciation.
Along with the jade factory, we also visited a silk factory. Micheal also suggested a different section of the Great Wall instead of Badaling because it was too crowded. Got a great workout regardless.
Not only was the silk factory a bonus, but the tea house after the Great Wall was one too! I got to try some jasmine, oolong and pu'erh tea. I bought some tea, I loved it so much!
If you want to see Beijing and are pinched for time, I recommend this tour.