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Mutianyu Great Wall and Summer Palace Private Day Trip with Lunch

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Great Wall of China, one of the seven wonders in the world.It is one of the highlights you must see in your life.

Summer Palace, a huge garden for the emperor and his family spend in the Summer time.

Lunch, entrance fees, professional guide and private transfer service included.
  • Stress-free day with a private English-speaking guide
  • Ideal tour for first-time travelers to China and the Great Wall
  • Save time and see multiple highlights in one day—like Summer Palace
  • Lunch, entrance fees, and return transport included
What to Expect
Your morning begins with a hotel pickup by your tour guide and driver. You’ll travel to the Mutianyu section of the UNESCO-listed Great Wall of China. Choose from getting a chairlift or cable car up the wall, and then spend a couple of hours hiking in your own time. If you fancy a different way of getting down the wall, you can choose a toboggan ride (additional costs apply). Enjoy a delicious lunch at a Chinese restaurant before visiting the next stop—Summer Palace. You’ll see an immaculately preserved royal garden, as well as a lake, bridges, trees, temples, and historic pavilions. It’s a popular summer holiday destination for Imperial families, and between April and October, there are Dragon Boat rides available too (additional costs apply). The tour ends with a return trip back to your hotel.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Your centrally located hotel in Beijing in 5th ring road
Departure Time
8:00 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Lunch
  • Professional guide
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
  • Entrance fees
  • Entry/Admission - Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
  • Entry/Admission - Mutianyu Great Wall
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • cable car/toboggan tickets for the Wall, a round-trip cable car or chairlift with toboggan costs CNY120 each
  • Dragon Boat ride at Summer Palace,CNY30 for the dragon boat ride through the Kunming Lake.
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • If you choose to have different language tour guide other than English or Chinese one, please ensure to make your booking at least 3 days in advance
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Dragon Boat ride at Summer Palace is only available at between April 1st to October 31 (additional cost)
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Please wear comfortable shoes
  • Due to the weather condition in Summer,the Great Wall might be closed for your safety.you will get fully refund or we take you to the wild Wall instead the Mutianyu.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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All reviews ling ling highly recommend this private tour wonderful driver summer palace rich history chinese culture local lunch great english an amazing tour guide went smoothly mutianyu great wall toboggan ride forbidden city coco airbnb insight lucy
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Reviewed 4 days ago

When we first met Lucy in the hotel she explained the agenda for the day and we then went in the car where we were introduced to our driver for the day. On the way to the wall Lucy gave us her background and wanted...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Ah J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I decided to put this trip on the back end of one of my many visits to China. My colleague and I couldn't have picked a better time to see the Great Wall. Absolutely no people so no lines to fight. Our guide (Lucy) picked...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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VioletLing, Owner at Beijing Tour Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Cvelle, Thank you for your great review and we are so glad that you had a great time with Lucy and the driver. Best regards, Violet

Reviewed 14 September 2019

The great wall was amazing, Coco was knowledgeable and spoke great english. She met us at the hotel as planned and arranged the driver to arrive at just the right times. The journey was comfortable and we enjoyed the summer palace too.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank vhawkes1
Reviewed 2 June 2019 via mobile

My mum and I spent the day with Linda visiting summer palace and the great wall at mutyanu. We had the best time and were blessed with good weather and a great guide. Linda is very enthusiastic about chinese history (and English literature, we discovered...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank bex w
Reviewed 20 April 2019 via mobile

Hello everyone! I really enjoyed the day with Coco, together with her we visited the Matianyu part of Chinese wall and Summer Palace. There were several great things in this tour: a car picks you up and drives you (you feel comfortable, relaxed and safe),...More

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10 July 2019|
Response from VioletLing | Property representative |
Hello Sir, It is no problem do the Great Wall and Summer Palace comfortably in one day,unless you want to hiking 4-6 hours on the Wall.If less 3 hours,it will be no problem. Thanks
16 June 2019|
Response from VioletLing | Property representative |
Hello Sir,we are sorry reply you later,it is no problem for the airport pick up and drop off. Thanks
Finola D
19 February 2019|
Response from VioletLing | Property representative |
Dear Friend,we are very sorry we see your Q quite late. The tour is private and including hotel pick up and drop off. So it doesn`t matter which hotel you stay.
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