Private Beijing Layover Tour: Mutianyu Great Wall and Forbidden City with Cable Car and Meal


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From $202.00

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Price varies by group size

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 9 hours

Departs: china, china

TicketType: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

Overview

If your plane is passing through Beijing on the way to other destinations, don’t spend the day inside the airport. Instead, take this layover tour to explore the Great Wall at Mutianyu Section, and discover the charms of the Forbidden City and Tian'anmen Square. Your informative local guide will take you by private vehicle to the sites according to the time of your layover, after the tour you will be transferred back to the airport. Tour includes all entrance fee, cable car round trip, local meal, an English-speaking guide and transport by private vehicle. Tour can start from Beijing International Airport(PEK) or Beijing Daxing Airport.


What's Included

Bottled water

Cable car round trip or ski lift up and toboggan ticket

Entrance fee

Lunch

Professional guide

Transport by private vehicle

What's Not Included

Gratuities


Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 3
  • CHILD: Age: 4 - 10
  • ADULT: Age: 11 - 90

Additional Info

  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Please make sure your trip suites the Visa free policy. If you are not able to go through customs for any reasons, please take your own responsibility. There is no refund for the same day cancellation
  • Please note: 1st November thru 31st March - Forbidden City stops selling tickets at 15:30, and closes at 16:30
  • The Great Wall, Tian'anmen Square and Forbidden city layover tour require at least 11 hours
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Please make sure your trip suites the Visa free policy. If you are not able to go through customs for any reasons, please take your own responsibility. There is no refund for the same day cancellation
  • Please note: 1st November thru 31st March - Forbidden City stops selling tickets at 15:30, and closes at 16:30
  • The Great Wall, Tian'anmen Square and Forbidden city layover tour require at least 11 hours

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Mutianyu Great Wall
Your private layover tour of Beiing begins with pickup at Beijing International Airport(PEK) or Beijing Daxing Airport depending on your flight arrival.

Your informative local guide will take you by private vehicle to the Great Wall at Mutianyu section, one of the seven wonders in the world and one of the few man made projects which you can see from space.

On the way to the Great Wall, about a 1.5 hour drive, your guide will explain the history and stories about the Great Wall. You will also enjoy the beautiful countryside scenery on the way.

On arrival of the Mutianyu Great Wall, you will take their shuttle bus to the foot of the mountain, then take either the cable car round trip or ski-lift up and toboggan down at the Great Wall. Spend 2-3 hours to hike the wall depending on your flight arrival and departure time.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Included

Niaochao National Stadium
Next, heading to Beijing city, if time allows, you are able to stop by to take photos at the iconic "Bird's Nest"– the Beijing National Stadium, where it had hosted many spectacular events during time of the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

• Admission Ticket Free

Water Cube
Driving pass by Water Cube

• Admission Ticket Free

Bell and Drum Towers
Drive pass by the Drum tower area, the local street -Hutong allays, and Houhai lake area.

• Admission Ticket Free

Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang)
Then exploring the Tian'anmen Square, home to the National Museum of China, and the great Monument to the Peoples’ Heroes.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Forbidden City-The Palace Museum
Pass through the south gate to the magnificent Forbidden City, a 250-acre complex of courtyards, palaces, pavilions and gardens, which served as the imperial palace for emperors and their households for more than 500 years.

The Forbidden City was the imperial palace from the Ming and Qing Dynasties. It is located in the middle of Beijing, and now houses the Palace Museum. For almost 500 years, it served as the home of emperors and their households, as well as the ceremonial and political center of Chinese government.

Your private tour ends with return transport to the Beijing International airport.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Included


Reviews

A great way to see the main sights during your transit time
vanessawN1932GF, 06-01-2020
This was a great tour. Our tour guide Linda was very knowledgeable and spoke English very well. The lunch was great, with more than enough food. The kids loved the toboggan ride down from the Great Wall. A great way to see the main sights of Beijing in a short timeframe.
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Scenic764603, 02-01-2020
Albert has been a fantastic guide. We had the chance to visit the most important highlights of the city, avoiding the queue and enjoying the Chinese culture the first of January. As icing on the cake, we ate very good local food prepared by a Chinese family. I would recommend this tour to everyone who wants to have a quick flavour of Beijing.
Great Wall- Great Guide Linda
barryj815, 30-12-2019
If you want this part of the Great Wall almost to yourself, then a winter trip should be on your schedule. Forget all the crowds, this trip gives you a chance to see the magnificence of The Wall. Yes it can be cold, but so what? Our guide Linda provided a calm and knowledgable service - too often guides fill you with a head full of trivia you don’t need. The choice for a lunch which locals use and love was a delight. The traffic in Beijing made the Forbidden City tour a little rushed, but it is unmissable. Thanks again, Linda
Amazing tour!
kstinenguyen08, 27-12-2019
We were about 30 minutes late to meet Susan due to the Beijing Airports long line for a VISA but when we met her at Starbucks she was absolutely amazing and was not worried about our late arrival. We headed out to the Great Wall with Susan and our driver (about an hour drive). During our car ride to the Great Wall she talked about China’s history and facts about Beijing, very insightful! She also had water and jackets waiting for us since it was cold out. We made it to the Great Wall and she was able to get us to the entrance without having to take a shuttle and took many pictures for us. We then went to lunch where Susan and the driver ordered many delicious dishes at a local Chinese restaurant. She also talked about a tea she drinks and we were able to stop by a shop to pick up some authentic tea! Lastly, we stopped at the Forbidden City. It was so cool to hear about the history and to see it in person. Thank you Susan for such an amazing experience.
LINDA GREAT TOUR GUIDE!
pina1024, 19-12-2019
When visiting a place it’s always those people you meet that make it even more memorable. Linda was an awesome tour guide. She shared her expertise in each site and was very passionate when providing the history. She was accommodating and considerate to our schedule as we had a quick layover and experienced a slight delay. I’m also most thankful for the extra effort she took in assisting us with capturing photos for our memories and ensured we received them even after the tour. I wish her the very best and am sure those who get lucky with her as their tour guide will gain the awesome customer service experience my friend and I had.




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