Beijing and Great Wall Private Day Trip by Air from Guangzhou

Tours & Sightseeing in Guangzhou

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Take in the highlights of Beijing, including the Mutianyu Great Wall, on this private day trip with flight from Guangzhou. Amble around the famous Mutianyu section of the Great Wall of China with your professional private guide. After a yummy Chinese lunch at a local restaurant, visit Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City – you’ll be amazed by the historical and cultural riches to be found in this capital of the People's Republic of China!
After pickup from your Guangzhou hotel at downtown area, transfer to the Guangzhou airport for your flight to Beijing. Departure time will varies according to the flight departure time. Your will be offered all the flight details and departure time information after book the airtickets for you. When you land at the Beijing airport, your local guide and driver will be waiting for you and will transport you by private, air-conditioned vehicle to begin your full-day tour of China’s capital. The first stop on your private tour is the less-crowded Mutianyu section of the Great Wall of China, located 56 miles (90 km) from Beijing. Take the included cable car up to the top of Great Wall and walk at your own pace along the ancient stone pathway, the Great Wall is quite steep in places, so be sure to wear appropriate footwear.  Ascend the Ming Dynasty watchtowers, which offer unrivaled panoramic views of the Great Wall snaking through the gorgeous countryside. Enjoy fantastic photo opportunities as your guide engages you with historical facts and anecdotes about ancient China.  Take in spectacular views surrounding the Mutianyu Great Wall, which stretches 3,370 miles (6,000 km) westward from the mountain ridges north of Beijing, and learn how the Great Wall of China was originally built more than 2,000 years ago to ward off Hun intruders from the north. You can either walk down the path from the top of the wall, or take tobaggan or chair lift down at your own expense. Afterward, enjoy a yummy Chinese lunch served at a nearby local restaurant  Your sightseeing tour of the Beijing city area begins at Tiananmen Square – framed by the Gate of Heavenly Peace with its portrait of Mao Zedong, Mao's Mausoleum, the Great Hall of the People and the National Museum. Hear an overview from your guide about China's communist history as you tour Tiananmen's grounds, halls and monuments. From here, enjoy a short walk to the Forbidden City and its Imperial Palace Museum, with a peek at each Chinese dynasty represented in four palatial halls. See ancient treasures from thousands of years of history in this former home of China’s imperial rulers. Admire the maze of palaces, gardens and stunning courtyards as your guide informs you about China’s imperial history. **Please be advised that the Forbidden City is closed on Mondays. Temple of Heaven or Summer Palace will be substituted instead.   You will be driven back to the Beijing airport for your return flight to Guangzhou. When you arrive, a local driver will be on hand to transfer you by private vehicle back to your Guangzhou hotel at downtown area.

What’s included

  • Professional English Speaking tour guide
  • Cable car up to the top of Mutianyu Great Wall
  • Round-trip airfare from Guangzhou
  • Guangzhou and Beijing airport private transfer
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Forbidden City-The Palace Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Mutianyu Great Wall

What’s not included

  • Gratuities to the tour guide and driver(optional)

Highlights

  • Day trip (destination A to B)
  • Great overview and orientation of the city
  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • Airport transfer
  • All entrance fees included
  • Round-trip airfares
  • Lunch included
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
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