Great Wall Experience - Small Group Day Trip from Beijing

Had the Great Wall to myself for a few hours in the early morning before all the big bus tours arrived in. This is the tour to pick! Local lunch was also great! Loved the fact that I tobogganed down the Great Wall of China! ...Cara B., USA – See more reviews
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What To Expect

Hike the Great Wall of China and see spectacular views first thing in the morning, before the crowds move in. Experience the Chinese countryside and enjoy a traditional meal in a local village.

Highlights

  • Hit up one of China's most iconic structures - the Great Wall

  • Head out early morning to beat the crowds and have the Wall to yourself

  • Enjoy utterly spectacular views as you hike to the top

  • Indulge in a tasty authentic Chinese lunch in a local restaurant

  • No factory or "tourist trap" shopping stops

  • Travel with a local guide for an authentic Beijing experience

Specifications

Type:
Tours around Beijing
Departs From:
Beijing
Meeting Point:
Sunworld Hotel
Duration:
8 hours
Availability:
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday at 7:00 AM
Product Code:
8914
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Paper voucher printout not required for this activity. You may show e-voucher from your mobile device.
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Description

Discover the Great Wall of China, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, and a must-see during any visit to Beijing. Hike along a restored section of the wall and climb up into the watchtowers as you soak up in the spectacular views of the surrounding countryside. With a traditional lunch at a nearby village, this is the ultimate Great Wall experience.

No visit to Beijing is complete without walking along the snaking Great Wall of China. Beat the early morning traffic with an early pickup and head outside the city.

Have an awesome, authentic small group experience. Visit no shops or factories along the way - it's all Great Wall all the time (except for a delicious local lunch). This tour is hassle-free, so your experience is not only memorable, but totally authentic as well.

Arrive at Mutianyu before the crowds, a mostly restored but still spectacular section of the wall, and grab a moment to take in this incredible view. It's a short hike up onto the wall but the climb is worth it as you'll be rewarded with amazing views of the wall stretching through the surrounding countryside or have the choice to take the cable car up (at your own expense) to the Wall if you wish to avoid the climb, giving you the flexibility that you can enjoy at your own pace.

Learn about some of the wall's myths and legends from your local guide as you trek to the watchtowers, which offers even more spectacular views. Although there are a lot of steep steps in the place, tackle it at your own pace. Afterwards, you may want to walk back or, for a different perspective, take the cable car or toboggan back down (at your own expense).

After working up an appetite, head to a nearby village for a tasty local lunch and try some Chinese specialties. Then, with full tummies, start making the journey back to Beijing.

Includes

  • Local English-speaking guide

  • Transport and entrance fees as indicated

  • Entry to Great Wall Mutianyu

  • Lunch

Excludes

  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

Please Note

  • Children below 12 years old are not permitted on this tour.

  • Tour will be operated as a guaranteed Small Group Tour with a maximum of 12 guests.

  • Tour takes approximately 7 to 8 hours.

  • Tour ends at the meeting point.

  • Please wear comfortable shoes with good grip and support is recommended.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 4 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 3 days or less prior to date of activity.

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