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After pickup from your downtown Beijing hotel, your guide will explain the history of the wall, as you travel through the countryside, including how this 1.5-mile (2.4-kilometer) section was first restored in 1986.

On arrival, choose whether to ascend by cable car or chairlift. Your guide will accompany you, as you walk between ancient watchtowers and dramatic parapets.

Choose to descend by cable car, chairlift, or the thrilling toboggan track. If you’ve upgraded, enjoy a traditional Chinese lunch at a local restaurant. After this, you might choose to visit Mutianyu Village or pick fruit in its orchards before your driver drops you back to your hotel.

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Mutianyu Great Wall
Catherine Lu Tours
Overview

Unless you speak Chinese, public transportation to the Great Wall, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is challenging in the extreme. Take it easy with this private trip, which includes door-to-door round-trip transport from your downtown hotel plus a guide at the site. Upgrade to add a Chinese lunch, entrance tickets, and a return trip down the wall by cable car or chairlift and toboggan.

Highlights
  • Travel to the Great Wall with a private driver
  • Discover the popular Mutianyu section of the wall with a private guide
  • Relax with door-to-door round-trip transportation from your hotel
  • Upgrade for lunch, entrance, and cable car or chairlift and toboggan
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile
A wonderful day! Highly recommend!

Catharine Lu Tours is excellent to work with - very friendly and professional and easy to work with. Our English speaking guide (Lena) was excellent! Very friendly, knowledgeable and professional. We are very glad we did this private tour of the Mutianyu section of the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
An amazing day! Highly recommended!

We had a wonderful day at Mutianyu with Joyce, our Catherine Lu guide. Joyce met us in our hotel reception and we had a very comfortable journey to the wall. Once there she sorted our tickets effortlessly and facilitated easy access up to the wall...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Great Wall excursion

Steven met us up at our hotel lobby with a smile and was very accommodating throughout the trip. He and driver were willing to drop us off at airport following the tour rather than returning to hotel which helped us out a great deal. He...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Adventure of a lifetime for our family

We reached out to Catherine Lu to arrange a visit to Mutianyu to see the Great Wall. We were picked up at our hotel by our amazing guide Linda, and our driver. The ride was comfortable and easy. Along the way, Linda taught us about...More

Thank joannad956
Reviewed 6 August 2018
A once in a lifetime experience - thank you Geoffrey!

A fantastic tour which we would strongly recommend to anyone who has the Great Wall on their bucket list. Geoffrey and our driver Xu were very friendly, knowledgeable and certainly looked after us throughout the day. We were able to complete the trip at our...More

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