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Getting out to the Great Wall independently isn’t easy, unless you speak good Chinese. Take it easy—and at your own pace—on this private day trip. Visit Mutianyu, a scenic section of the wall that’s generally less busy than Badaling, and travel back in time as you stroll its ancient walkways.
- Visit China’s iconic Great Wall, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
- Explore the popular and well-restored Mutianyu section independently
- Enjoy private, door-to-door, round-trip transportation from Beijing
- Meet your driver at your accommodation, the train station, or the airport
What to Expect
Meet your friendly driver/guide at your hotel, apartment, the train station or even the airport, then board your climate-controlled Buick GL8 minivan on route for the Great Wall. Relax as your driver/guide secures your tickets, brings you to the wall, and provides an orientation of what to do while you’re up there. Besides hiking, you might choose to ride the cable car, chair lift, or toboggan. Bring your own snacks or ask your driver which of the many restaurants around the site they recommend. After your tour is finished, your driver will bring you back to your original departure point.
- Professional driver guide
- Hotel/PEK airport/train station pickup and drop-off
- Bottled water
- Air-conditioned vehicle
- Great wall entrance ticket
- Entry/Admission - Mutianyu Great Wall
- Cable car or toboggan tickets
- Personal expenses
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Children must be accompanied by an adult
- Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
- Please wear comfortable walking shoes
- If you wish for your pickup location to be at the Beijing Airport or train station, please fill out your airline and rail/station details upon booking
- The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
- Near public transportation
- Infants must sit on laps
- Most travellers can participate
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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We contacted Jimmy just in the evening before the day of our visit to the Great Wall and we had, more than a driver, a guide, language facilitator and travel companion for our trip. We made the best choice, initially because we wanted to keep our luggage in a safe place as we…
Date of experience: August 2020
Jimmy was an excellent tour guide. He helped from the beginning by telling us a good location to book a hotel. His English is proficient. Everything went smoothly. Jimmy picked us up at our hotel and even helped us book tickets for the forbidden city for us to do after the Great…
Date of experience: December 2019
After searching long and hard for a Great Wall tour that was affordable and avoided the shopping stops mandated by many, we found Jimmy...hooray! He and the driver were both awesome. Jimmy knows a lot about the Wall and Chinese history in general...plus he speaks English…
Date of experience: December 2019
I couldn't have hoped for a more knowledgeable or professional tour guide than Jimmy. He has fantastic patience with our 17 month old boy (and also with my wife and I at times!). The whole day was perfect from start to finish. I thoroughly recommend Jimmy and will be using his…
One of the best experiences we had in China. Jimmy was prompt. He showed up in time and also he suggested to meet earlier to have a better experience. Jimmy took us to one of the best spots, clearly told us about the history and helped us to see and walk the great wall. The…
Date of experience: October 2019
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