Mutianyu Great Wall, Summer Palace Private Tour from Beijing

Day Trips & Excursions in Běijīng

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from$84.20
4.8 out of 5

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On this full-day Beijing Private tour, you will see two of the most popular attractions in China: the Mutianyu Section of the Great Wall and the Summer Palace. Mutianyu section of the Great Wall enjoys less tourists making it easier to access and enjoy. Visiting the Summer Palace, you will see one of the most beautiful gardens in China. Tour includes tasty local lunch, all entrance fee, an English-speaking guide and transport by private vehicle. The tour contains no factory and shopping stops which keeps the focus on the main sites.
Meet your private guide in hotel's lobby at 8:30am in Beijing. On the way to The Mutianyu Great Wall, if time allows, you are able to stop to take photos at the iconic "Bird's Nest"– the Beijing National Stadium, where hosts many spectacular events of the 2008 Summer Olympics. Once arrive at the The Mutianyu Great Wall, you’ll enjoy a less hurried experience and take time to marvel at this wondrous structure and the surrounding hillsides. Hiking up and down for about 1.5 hours at the various sections of the Wall, exploring the watch and beacon towers. Mutianyu is a bit more rugged and slightly less crowded than the more famous Badaling. Over 96% of Mutianyu is covered by trees and orchards, keeping the air fragrant with chestnut blossoms in the spring and fresh all year long. You will stop at a Local Restaurant for lunch. Continue to a well-preserved royal garden: the Summer Palace. Renowned for its beautiful landscape and spectacular architecture, the Summer Palace has been listed in the World Heritage Sites and considered as one of the most classical gardens of the world.Afterwards, you will return to your hotel in Beijing city center around 5:30pm.

What’s included

  • Entrance fees including the cable car round-trip tickets or ski lift up and toboggan down tickets at the Great Wall
  • Bottled water
  • Lunch in the local restaurant for authentic Chinese food
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (for hotels in Beijing city center)
  • Transport by private vehicle

What’s not included

  • Dragon boat cruise in the Summer Palace
  • Gratuities (recommended)

Highlights

  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
  • All entrance fees included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver
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