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Half Day Beijing Mutianyu Great Wall Tour

From $65 per person
Half Day Beijing Mutianyu Great Wall Tour
  • Half Day Beijing Mutianyu Great Wall Tour
  • Half Day Beijing Mutianyu Great Wall Tour
  • Half Day Beijing Mutianyu Great Wall Tour
  • Half Day Beijing Mutianyu Great Wall Tour

Tour Style:
Experience one of the world's true seven wonders in style on a private door-to-door tour that's tailor-made for you. Discover the different guard towers and decorative elements of the Great Wall and get fantastic photo ops as well. Ride the cable car up and down from the ramparts, or even enjoy a fun downhill ride on a toboggan (Optional). Enjoy an authentic Beijing lunch at a local restaurant where the locals eat that takes you off the beaten culinary path.

Duration: 4-5 hours

Mutianyu Great Wall

Pick-up point:
Your hotel in Beijing (Train station,Airport)

Finishing point:
Your hotel in Beijing (Train station,Airport)

Tour Customizable:
Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry)

Payment Types:
Cash,Wire,Paypal,WesternUnion,Wechat,Alipay,Bank Transfer

Available: Daily (Morning or Afternoon Departure)


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Tour Itinerary

  • Place&Transport: Beijing
  • Today's Activities: Mutianyu Great Wall
  • Accommodation: N/A
  • Meal: N/A

Look for our welcome sign "Your Way Holiday" as both our guide and driver eagerly await your arrival at your hotel lobby or the train station in Beijing. The one-day tour will include the following activities and attractions: 

Hotel Pickup:

Your guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel in Beijing to commence the journey to Mutianyu Great Wall. Throughout the tour, your guide will provide insightful commentary about the history and significance of the Great Wall.

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Upon arrival at Mutianyu Great Wall, enter through the North Ticket Gate and proceed to board the panoramic cable car ride up to Beacon Tower No. 14. Your guide will facilitate ticket acquisition and guide you through the entrance process.

Exploration and Photography:
Upon reaching Beacon Tower No. 14, seize the moment to capture panoramic photographs of Mutianyu Great Wall. Adjust your camera settings to capture the breathtaking views. Your guide will offer tips on optimal vantage points for photography and share captivating stories about the wall's construction.

Hiking to Beacon Tower No. 20:
Embark on a scenic hike from Beacon Tower No. 14 to Beacon Tower No. 20 along the western route of Mutianyu Great Wall. This section offers flat terrain and picturesque scenery, perfect for photography and admiring the wall's beauty. Your guide will lead the way, highlighting notable features and narrating stories about the wall's defense strategies.

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Rest and Enjoying the Scenery:
Take periodic breaks to savor the stunning views of the surrounding landscape from Beacon Tower No. 14 to Beacon Tower No. 18. Your guide will provide insights into the natural terrain and the significance of the watchtowers along the route. Feel free to engage in discussions and pose questions about the cultural significance of the Great Wall.

Summiting Beacon Tower No. 20:
Arrive at Beacon Tower No. 20 and ascend to the summit, where you'll be treated to breathtaking panoramic vistas of Mutianyu Great Wall and the adjacent mountains. Take a moment to marvel at the grandeur of this ancient wonder as your guide shares captivating tales of historical events that unfolded along the wall.


Return Journey:
After exploring Beacon Tower No. 20, descend back to Beacon Tower No. 14 and board the cable car ride back down to the entrance of Mutianyu Great Wall. Your guide will ensure a seamless transition and address any additional needs or queries you may have.

Departure from Mutianyu Great Wall:
Bid farewell to Mutianyu Great Wall and commence your journey back to Beijing Airport. Reflect on the unforgettable experiences and fascinating insights gained during your tour, and don't hesitate to discuss any further inquiries with your knowledgeable guide.

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Your guide will lead you on a memorable exploration of the Great Wall, pointing out notable features and hidden gems along the way. Ascend the ancient stone steps, pausing to admire panoramic views of the surrounding countryside unfolding beneath you. Marvel at the engineering marvels of the wall as it snakes its way across rugged terrain, offering glimpses into China's rich past.Throughout the excursion, your guide will be on hand to answer questions, provide historical context, and ensure a smooth and enjoyable experience for all. Meanwhile, your skilled driver will navigate the winding roads with precision, ensuring your safety and comfort at every turn.

After spending a fulfilling 4-5 hours exploring the wonders of Mutianyu Great Wall, return to your hotel in Beijing feeling enriched and inspired by this remarkable UNESCO World Heritage Site. Reflecting on the day's adventures, you'll carry with you memories of a lifetime and a deeper appreciation for China's rich cultural heritage.As the day draws to a close, indulge in a delightful lunch experience at a nearby restaurant renowned for its authentic Chinese cuisine. Delight your palate with regional specialties, savoring flavors that complement the day's adventure perfectly. Engage in lively conversation with your fellow travelers, sharing stories and impressions of the awe-inspiring Mutianyu Great Wall. With a satisfied appetite and memories of a day well spent, savor the moments before returning to your hotel, cherishing the enriching experiences of your Beijing City Highlights Tour.

For the convenience of tourists, we have summarized 3 classic routes for sightseeing, let's briefly explain them:

1: Western Route Tour:
Overview: Preferred by the majority of tourists because the scenery of the western route of the Mutianyu Great Wall is the most beautiful, and it allows you to visit the highest point, the Hero Slope.

Assistance Tools: Cable car uphill + Cable car downhill.

Route: North Entrance - Take cable car to Tower 14 - Walk to the highest point, Tower 20 - Return to Tower 14 after visiting - Take cable car downhill to finish. The entire route involves hiking to 12 watchtowers, taking approximately 2.5 hours.

2: Eastern Route Tour:
Overview: Preferred by a small number of tourists, mainly for visiting the Zhengguan Terrace and experiencing the toboggan ride.

Assistance Tools: Chairlift uphill + Toboggan downhill.

Route: South Entrance - Take chairlift to Tower 6 - Walk to Tower 1 (visit Zhengguan Terrace on the way) - Return to Tower 6 - Take toboggan ride downhill to finish. The entire route involves hiking to 12 watchtowers, taking approximately 2 hours.

3: Central Route Tour:
Overview: Preferred by a small number of tourists, mainly for experiencing both the cable car and toboggan ride.

Assistance Tools: Cable car uphill + Toboggan downhill.

Route: North Entrance - Take cable car to Tower 14 - Walk to Tower 6 - Take toboggan ride downhill to finish. The entire route involves hiking to 8 watchtowers, taking approximately 2.5 hours.


After the tour, you will be taken back to your hotel in Beijing (Train station,Airport).

Optional Activities

In order to make sure you see more of the grand capital of Beijing than just the normal sightseeing places, we've concocted a selection of various unique and interesting optional activities for you, including the local life experience, cultural performances, Chinese art leaning and more. You will definitely get a deep understanding of Beijing through these activities, you can choose the following optional activities according to your interests.

Local Morning Exercise at Tiantan Park    
It is not easy to get up early for most of travelers, but it's worth to join a local morning exercise at Tiantan Park. One of the more authentic local experiences you can find in Beijing is to wake up early in the morning, around 5am or 6am, and head to one of the local parks to watch the morning exercise. Tiantan Park is the most famous for its morning activities.

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Beijing Hutong Breakfast Experience    
Wake up early and join us for a local breakfast instead of eating in your hotel, we sample the most authentic and delicious breakfast hiding in plain sight once you get off the crowded roads and into the backstreets. The meandering hutong alleyways bustle with local neighborhood life and delicious food, especially in the morning.

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Hutong Home Visiting & Rickshaw Experience  
If you are interested in China’s culture and local Beijinger’s life style, you could come to Hutong area. We will arrange home visiting for you where you can learn about the local Beijing lifestyle. In Hutong area you could still see what the old Beijing looks like. You maybe like to walk with dogs in your country, but in Beijing, the local Beijingers like to walk with birds. What's more, a trip through the Hutongs gave you a glimpse of Chinese traditional life, one of the most fun ways to see this is with a rickshaw ride.

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Flag-rasing Ceremony Wacthing at Tiananmen Sqaure    
Get up early to watch the flag-rasing ceremony live at Tian'anmen Square is a dream shared by most Chinese, it’s worth watching. Chinese people gather around liking making a pilgrimage to watch the five-star red flag rises with the Sun at the same time and to express their love of country. You’ll be touch by the sacred atmosphere. The ceremony lasts around 3 minutes but is hugely popular.

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Taste the Authentic Peking Opera Performance  
For a taste of the colorful Chinese entertainment scene, you should consider going for a night peking opera performance at Liyuan Theatre, a place presents a unique glimpse into some of the most classic and loved Peking Opera repertoires. You will not only enjoy the authentic peking opera show but also can visit the making- up room to see the performers preparing for the opera show.

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Price Includes

1. Cozy Ride: Enjoy the comfort and spaciousness of our air-conditioned car, offering scenic views.
2. Bilingual Expert Guide: Benefit from a personalized experience with a guide fluent in your language, catering to your needs.
3. Entrance Fees: Access all attractions and activities mentioned in the itinerary without worrying about additional entrance fees.
4. Seamless Transfer: Enhance your experience with convenient hotel or train station pickup and drop-off service.
5. Connect Seamlessly: Stay connected with complimentary onboard WiFi, allowing you to share your experiences in real-time.
6. Complimentary Water: Receive a complimentary bottle of water for each person, keeping you refreshed throughout your journey.
7. Travel Agency Liability Insurance: Benefit from coverage under our travel agency liability insurance, providing added protection and peace of mind during your trip.

Price Excludes

1. Personal Expenses: This includes phone bills, laundry, additional tours, postage, and any entertainment fees not covered in the itinerary.
2. Meals: While meals are not included, our guide will recommend the best local food spots, giving you the chance to explore and choose based on your preferences. (Average cost per person for a regular meal at local eateries: 40RMB/6USD-80RMB/12USD)
3. Tips: Tips are not mandatory but are recommended for excellent service. If you feel satisfied with the service, you may consider leaving a tip.
4. Insurance: Insurance coverage for personal loss, illness, or damages incurred during your trip is not included.
5. Optional Activities: Any optional activities listed in the itinerary are not included in the tour fees, allowing you to choose and participate based on your preferences.

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