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Mutianyu Wall Flexible Private Tour with English Speaking Driver

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    Stop At: Mutianyu Great Wall, Mutianyu Road, Huairou District, Beijing China

    Your driver who speak English will meet you at the appointed time in your hotel lobby, usually with a sign with your name on it, so you can find your driver easily.

    It's about 90-minute ride by private car from the downtown hotel to the parking lot at Mutianyu Great Wall, and the experienced driver will check the road on GPS to make sure the right one.

    The driver will bring you to the map of Mutianyu Wall first. You will get a clear direction on the map with him. Cable cars run from the north entrance to Watch Tower 14th. The Toboggan or slide down run from South entrance to Watch Tower 6th. The driver will give you the different ticket after you decide which route to take.

    After setting your route, when you go to bathroom the driver is already your tickets. Then walk with you to the entrance and return to meeting point to wait for you.

    Usually tourist stay on Mutianyu Wall 2-3 hours,

    Then take you back to where you want to go.

    This tour of the Great Wall provides maximum flexibility. If you plan to visit other tourist attractions after the Great Wall or choose to finish at the Beijing airport, please inform the driver when you see the driver in the morning. If you have luggage in the car, please inform us in advance.

    The driver knows everything about the restaurants near Mutianyu Wall. Please tell the driver what is your favorite food.

    This basic English speaking driver can do everything you need except accompany you to the Great Wall to explain history, and it is much cheaper than hiring an English speaking tour guide in a day. Now, it is becoming the most popular way to visit Mutianyu Wall for foreign tourists.

    Mutianyu Wall Self-guide tour itinerary suggest:

    Itinerary A:

    30-60 mins walking on Wall 6th-8th Watch Tower, chair lifts up from south entrance to 6th Watch Tower, then Toboggan down same way.

    30-60 mins walking on Wall 14th-16th Watch Tower, Cable car up from North entrance to 14th Watch Tower, then Cable car down same way.

    Itinerary B:

    Two hours hiking 14th -6th Watch Tower: Cable car up from North entrance to 14th Watch Tower, and Toboggan down from 6th Watch Tower to south entrance.

    Itinerary C:

    3 hours hiking: cable car up and down, round hiking between 14th and 23rd watch tower (it is Jiankou section Wall after 20th Watch Tower)


    Duration: 3 hours

    Pass By: Mark’s Guide & Driver Service, Beijing 100006 China

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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Point: Your centrally located hotel in Beijing

    Please provide your hotel address and name to pick you up.
    Departure Time
    8:00 AM
    Duration
    6h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Hotel pick up and drop off
    • Transport by private air conditioned vehicle
    • English speaking driver(not guide hiking with you on Wall)
    • Bottled water
    • Entrance ticket
    • Entry/Admission - Mutianyu Great Wall
    Exclusions
    • Cable car or chair lift and toboggan
    • Tour guide hiking with you on Wall
    • Gratuities
    • Lunch
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Operates in all weather conditions, so please dress accordingly
    • A moderate amount of walking is involved - please wear comfortable shoes
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Please provide your hotel information or pick up location upon booking
    • During Chinese holidays periods and special events in Beijing city, tour departure time might be earlier
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at the time of booking
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • 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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    Reviewed 3 days ago

    My wife and I recently had the privilege of undertaking a private tour to the Great Wall. We wanted to see the original, unrestored wall at Huanghuacheng as well as the more popular restored wall at Mutianyu. In addition, we requested a stop at the...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank SteveB544
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    I checked off a bucket list item earlier this year, visited Mutianyu, the Great Wall in China. The Great Wall stretches along the ridge line at Mutianyu. Originally built by the Northern Qi Dynasty around 550AD, and restored by Ming Dynasty in the 1400s-1500s. It's...More

    Date of experience: January 2019
    Thank Luanne L
    Reviewed 7 August 2019 via mobile

    Good driver, just as advertised! Not many people early in the morning either. I will return eventually for better weather and the slide down!

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Stefan I
    Reviewed 30 July 2019 via mobile

    I was a little disappointed that the tour guide did not engage in conversation on the trip there or back about China or any of the places we drive through to get to the wall. In all the other countries I have toured the guide...More

    Thank MissKat2013
    Reviewed 15 July 2019

    Mark Mahai's service was great. Mark was very responsive with his communication and timely, which enabled me to plan my trip and days. The driver and guide provided (Bruce) was also great. Pick me up on time, friendly and safe driver. He was flexible with...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank APTravels000
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    thenatfactor
    31 July 2019|
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    Response from judevercoe2017 | Reviewed this property |
    I got our tour guide to pick us up at 6.45 Best to go Waly to beat the group tours
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    Jaya V
    10 July 2019|
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    Response from KarenV911 | Reviewed this property |
    I'm not sure, we only visited the Mutianyu section - we left at 8am from Beijing and returned at around 3pm after spending about 2.5 hours on the wall and having lunch.
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    20 June 2019|
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    Response from pstoep | Reviewed this property |
    I don’t personally know the answer to that question, but you can send the company an email. They were very good at responding.
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