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Mini Group: Beijing Forbidden City Tour with Great Wall Hiking at Mutianyu

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Visit the Great Wall of China and Forbidden City in one day. Skip the line at the Forbidden City as our VIP guests, hiking on Mutianyu Great Wall after crowds leave. Make full use of your precious time in Beijing and deeply discover the history and culture of Beijing. No shopping, no factories, no queues!
  • Combine three top Beijing-area attractions in a single day tour
  • Enjoy a skip-the-line admission ticket to the often-crowded Forbidden City
  • Cable car ride to the top of the Great Wall of China saves time
  • Round-trip transport, lunch, and all admission tickets are included for a hassle-free experience
What to Expect
Begin your tour with convenient early-morning hotel pickup. Board the comfortable vehicle and head straight for Tiananmen Square. Learn about the area’s history, take photos in front of Chairman Mao’s Mausoleum, and visit the Gate of Heavenly Peace. From here, enter the Forbidden City, skipping the long entry line and proceeding directly inside. Take in the traditional Chinese architecture, and hear all about the ancient Chinese emperors who lived here. Rather than visit all 9,999 rooms, your guide has carefully selected 10 to best represent the palace and maximize your experience. Leave Beijing for the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall of China, where you’ll board the time-saving cable car up to the top. Spend about two hours hiking between the 14th and 23rd watchtowers while your guide sheds light on the wall's history and significance. Relax and rest on the ride back to Beijing for hotel drop-off.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Beijing, China

Traveler pickup is offered
1. Hotel pickup and drop-off services are available within the 4th Ring Zone of Beijing City. Please enter the name and address of your hotel/airbnb/accommodation information in the blank of pickup location at the time of booking.
2. You can go to one of meeting hotels: Regent Beijing, Gehua New Century Hotel. Transportation is at your own expense. Exact meeting time will be reconfirmed one day earlier.
3. Book an additional transfer service with us if your hotel is outside of the 4th Ring Zone. We will pick up from and return to your hotel, Round-way: US$35. If your hotel is near airport (PEK), Round-way: US$45. Please specify in the "Special Request" at the time of your booking. We will arrange it accordingly. You can pay the driver in cash.
Departure Time
7:00 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • English Speaking Professional Guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off services are available within the 4th Ring Zone of Beijing City
  • Round-way cable car transfer at the Great Wall at Mutianyu
  • Bottled water
  • Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Forbidden City-The Palace Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Mutianyu Great Wall
  • Gratuities
  • China Visa
  • Hotel accommodation
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please wear comfortable walking shoes.
  • Passport information is required for the forbidden city tickets booking, please forward each individual traveler's full name and passport number at the time of booking.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off services are available within the 4th Ring Zone of Beijing City.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • You will receive details about tour guide and exact pickup time in your voucher the day before. And the tour guide will also call you via hotel or leave a message for you about pickup time the night before tour.
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking. We try to meet individual requirement but can NOT 100% satisfy. Thank you for your understanding.
  • We include round-way cable car or round-way chairlift/toboggan. If you want to take one-way cable car and one-way chairlift/ toboggan, please pay the price difference CNY100 per person at your own expense.
  • If your booking has more than 6 people, all of you will be upgraded to a private tour group without other participants.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Had a great mini group tour with Olivia and had the most wonderful time seeing the sites and learning about the the city’s history. Olivia was full of information and knowledge and the way she organised and conducted the activities on the day was just...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank L_Rashmi
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed the full day tour to the forbidden city, Tiananmen Square, and the great wall, with Olivia. She was very helpful and informative. We all enjoyed her cheerful personality and friendly disposition. overall - a great & memorable day!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank arlingtonian99
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this tour several months before we took it and the communication from the company was excellent. A few days before the tour we were able to download our e-ticket (which we didn't actually need) and contacted our tour guide (Tina) by telephone to...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank SteveLeicestershire
nikotrippest, Guest Relations Manager at The Trippest Mini Group Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your recommending! Firstly, sorry for your wife's leg. But fortunately, you enjoyed our tour as well. The tour guide can take care of each guest due to the advantages of 6-person small group. Tina has been a guide for many years, there is...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

She was extremely knowledgeable and ready to answer all our questions . A guide in the forbidden city is a must if you really want to understand the history . Everything was explained into great details Judy was also a very good photographer !

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Worldsmart18
nikotrippest, Guest Relations Manager at The Trippest Mini Group Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your excellent feedback! I think Judy did take a lot of beautiful pictures for you to keep the best memory of Beijing! Hope you have fun in Beijing!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great time on 2 day tour. Our guide Sophie was so knowledgeable and helpful. Did everything the tour said. Had some troubles getting back to hotel because of 70th anniversary celebration, but Sophie really helped us!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 19Maryellen
nikotrippest, Guest Relations Manager at The Trippest Mini Group Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your understanding of the traffic inconvenience caused by National Day! We are so happy Sophie did a good job to solve the troubles. Hope you have a great time in Beijing!

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Sumi C
14 October 2019|
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Response from D007MAC | Reviewed this property |
As I recall it is possible to book a trip which returns to the airport. Your luggage is held on the mini bus as you do you tour Better to check direct with China Highlights though as I did not avail myself of this... More
Sanja K
9 October 2019|
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Response from mary19 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They will probably add others to the tour. We were 5 and they added one more person to our tour group.
16 August 2019|
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