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Private Layover Tour: Mutianyu Great Wall with tickets

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    What to Expect
    Meet your personal driver at Beijing International Airport and travel by private, climate-controlled vehicle to the Mutianyu section of China’s Great Wall.

    On route, hear snippets about Mutianyu from your driver. Dating to the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), this beautifully restored segment snakes across wooded mountains, making it one of the most scenic sections. It’s also famous for the 23 densely spaced watchtowers stretched along its 1.8-mile (3-kilometer) expanse.

    After roughly 75 minutes, arrive and follow your driver on foot to the wall entrance. Then, opt to travel up and down from the ramparts by cable car or to ride the cable car up and toboggan run down (both own expense).

    On the ramparts, enjoy time to explore independently. Stroll the wide battlements, stopping to view the watchtowers and parapets along the way, and absorb the far-reaching mountain views.

    After about two hours, descend and travel on to a local Chinese restaurant. Savor traditional dishes like kung pao chicken (spicy chicken stir-fry), and if you wish, use the restaurant WiFi to share photos via your mobile.

    Your tour then finishes with a drop-off at Beijing airport where your driver will help you find your flight check-in counter.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Beijing, Beijing

    Traveler pickup is offered
    Your driver/guide will meet you at the Starbucks Coffee (30 meters from your exit) in Beijing airport lobby and he will be holding a paper with (your name) on it, so please look out for him.


    • Capital Airport, Shunyi, Beijing 101300 China
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    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Round trip airport transfer to/from the Great Wall in air conditioned vehicle
    • Personal English speaking guide (Option 2 only)
    • A delicious lunch (Option 2 only)
    • Bottled water
    • Entry/Admission - Mutianyu Great Wall
    • Return cable car or chair lift return or chair lift up /toboggan descent tickets (Option 1only
    • Lunch (Option 1)
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Operates in all weather conditions, so please dress accordingly
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Children aged 4 and under are free
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at the time of booking
    • Each traveler is allowed a maximum of 1 suitcase and 1 carry-on bag
    • If you are not able to go through customs for any reasons, please take your own responsibility. There is no refund for the same day cancellation
    • It is about 70 minutes (60 KMs) ride from Beijing airport to the Mutianyu entrance of the Great Wall
    • 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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    Everything was as described in the tour conditions and for one of the lowest prices! Driver was very friendly, also his English is very good. Pickup and return to the Airport was OK, at the Wall he waited for us as long as we needed. The Wall itself was a great experince, we
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    Very good trip to the wall with Mr Wu, met me right by Starbucks, was easy to see, very friendly, knowledgeable and tailored the timings to my tighter than usual layover schedule. Highly recommended!
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    My family and I took this tour during our 9 hour layover in Beijing and we enjoyed every minute of it. Mark answered all our questions before our arrival and was great with email correspondence. Our guide Sally was sensational and helped us with everything from buying the
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    Really good for a short layover in Beijing. Sun, our driver, was lovely. Good with kids (2 years old)
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    My husband and I had a 21 hour lay over in Beijing and we arranged for a private tour through Mark. We were met by a very competent, knowledgeable English speaking guide, Sherry Li. We had our own driver (and comfortable car), who took us to The Great Wall. Sherry Li filled us
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    • Duration: 6h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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    • Languages Offered: English
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