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Itinerary

Your morning begins with a hotel pickup by your tour guide and driver. You’ll travel roughly 1.5-hours until you reach 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.

Locations visited
Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
Mutianyu Great Wall
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Overview

Enjoy a full day of visiting attractions outside of Beijing, in this private day tour. Having your own guide for the day means you’ll get insider knowledge on the best places to beat the crowds, the best photos spots, and fascinating historical and cultural insights. You’ll visit the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall, eat lunch, visit Summer Palace, and walk through the landscaped imperial gardens.

Highlights
  • Stress-free day without translation worries, as you’ll have a private guide
  • The 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
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Private Tour

Johnny picked us up exactly on time and where he said he would be as we were anxious that our tour started on time as we had to catch the train back to Shanghai that evening. The car ride was super spacious and comfortable with...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Great time, Great Visit !

Coco was our guide and she was great ! Good english practice, knowledgeable and very attentive to our needs. The tour was perfectly organized and the lunch very good! The visit was just what one needs to get to the Great Wall for the day!...More

Thank Philippe P
Reviewed 10 July 2018
Great Trip and great guide

Barry was a wonderful driver. He picked us up right at our hostel and provided great suggestions for our brief stay in Beijing and helped us book a pass for the Forbidden City on the following day. I was very impressed by the level of...More

Thank regulaae
Reviewed 5 July 2018
Great Wall and Summer Palace Private 2-Day Tour

Lucy was an excellent guide: friendly and knowledgeable! Helped with booking dinner reservations, arranging for evening show tickets, and transportation.

Thank Kaitlyn L
Reviewed 10 May 2018
Private Tour with Bruce

We had an excellent day with Bruce which speaks great english and drove us to the great wall! Highly recomended! He picked us up in the hotel, we contacted him the night before and arrangements were very easy!

Thank Sofia Z
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