Ultimate Forbidden City and Mutianyu Great Wall Discovery with Airport Transfer

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From $186.00

16 reviews   (5.00)

Price varies by group size

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Pricing Info: Per Person


Departs: china, china

TicketType: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.


Don’t stuck your Beijing layover inside the airport; make the best use of your travel time in China and tailor-made a flexible sightseeing tour instead. This private layover tour is customized to your needs and allows you to see the Mutianyu Great Wall, Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square if time permit based on your layover time. Airport pick-up and drop-off services are included.

Note: Making such trips possible,your layover time has to be at least 13 hours or longer (between two flights).

What's Included

Admission ticket(the first entrance)

Free bottled water in the vehicle

Local tax

Private, well-conditioned vehicle with airport pickup & drop-off service.

Well-tranined English-speaking guide.

What's Not Included

Any Meals

Cable fee or toboggan at Great Wall (RMB120/pp for round way)

Gratuities:RMB200-300. It is not compulsory but would be a great encouragement for them.

Traveler Information

  • CHILD: Age: 2 - 11
  • ADULT: Age: 12 - 70

Additional Info

  • As Great Wall opens from 8am to 5pm and Forbidden City opens from 8:30am to 3:30pm, so please make sure your flight arrival time to Beijing is no later than 7am and the flight depart Beijing no earlier than 19:00.
  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Mutianyu Great Wall is closed now due to coronavirus, so we will take you to see wild Great Wall instead during these days. And we will arrange Mutianyu Great Wall tour again right after it's opened.
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Temperature checks for travellers upon arrival
  • Visa Process: 1) Arrive in Beijing and get off the plane. 2) Follow signs to baggage claim, then you will find China immigration inspection. 3) Apply 24-144 hours visa(fill out a long white form beforehand) 4) After get visa, walk back to the regular line
  • A current valid passport is required for security check to Tiananmen area
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • 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
  • It require at least 12 more hours layover between the two flights to make this tour availabe.
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required for travelers
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised

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
You will visit the most popular & prettiest Great Wall section in Beijing. Your lovely tour guide will provide some history background of Beijing & Great Wall to make the ride to Great Wall not boring. Upon arrival, you only enjoy the time for visiting and taking photos as tour guide will manage time & sightseeing for you. You will visit Great Wall for 1.5-2 hours. Cable car & toboggan is an option (pay extra).

1 hours • Admission Ticket Included

Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang)
Tiananmen Square is the largest public square in the world. Standing in the middle of the square with taking a 360 panoramic photo to have all the major buildings into your great photo. This is the best certificate for this trip. You will walk around and visit the Tiananmen Square for 30-40 mins.
( Kind nocie: Tiananmen quare and Forbidden city will be closed for tourist from 21st Sep to 1st Oct, 2019 because of the National day show rehearsal and ceremony. So we will take you to see Temple of Heaven and silk market instead during this period.)

40 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Forbidden City-The Palace Museum
The Forbidden City used to be the residence for the Emperors (24 emperors in total) in the Ming (1368-1644) and Qing (1644-1911) dynasties. It occupies 72 hectares (180 acres) and takes about 1.5 hours to see the major palaces.
( Kind nocie: Tiananmen quare and Forbidden city will be closed for tourist from 21st Sep to 1st Oct, 2019 because of the National day show rehearsal and ceremony. So we will take you to see Temple of Heaven and silk market instead during this period.)

1 hours • Admission Ticket Included


Amazing tour !!
Q1858BYkimr, 23-01-2020
This was an amazing tour !!! Sherry was our tour guide and she was very helpful and took all our pictures and provided us with very interesting information and history. We were picked up from the airport and taken to the Great Wall on a private van and then we headed to the forbidden city. Once we were done with our tour we were dropped off at the airport right on time for our flight. I definitely recommend this tour to anyone that is visiting for the first time.
Wonderful Trip with Sherry
megwford, 13-01-2020
We had an amazing time visiting Beijing with Sherry. She picked us up promptly at the airport, helped with our luggage into the private car and we began our journey. Everything went off perfectly, with a great visit to the wall, the square and the Forbidden City. She was a wealth of information, giving us a great history and culture lesson! We had 12 hours between flights. With 2 hours to wait in line for our visa and then bag collection, plus getting back to airport 3 hours early, this was plenty of time!!! Highly recommend this tour. Coats were provided (we had our own but the 32F weather was a shock to our skin after being in a warmer climate for 2 weeks) so we used those, too!
Amazing Layover Tour!
Msdiamondz08, 30-12-2019
My bestie and I made a pit stop in Beijing while headed to Phuket, Thailand for my birthday celebration. We arranged the tour via email/text the night before. Everything was amazingly easy breezy...we received explicit directions on how to apply for the temporary visa and where to meet our tour guide. When we got out of the airport our tour guide Lily, spoke excellent English and met us at the agreed upon spot. Let the fun begin! On our way to The Great Wall of China, Lily gave us information about the area and a historical perspective of Beijing and the Great Wall. She knew her stuff! After experiencing the beauties of one of the 7 Wonders of the World we visited a Tea House where we tasted and learned about all of the benefits of various chinese teas. We then had an authentic Chinese lunch and headed to Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City, where Lily gave us the history of the imperial palace, the emperors and various dynasties! Wow! She was a wealth of information. We made it back to the airport in plenty of time for our next flight. What a world wind of a day! Two tips: if you’re traveling to Beijing in December, PLEASE DRESS WARM!!! It was pretty cold (24 degrees/ -4 Celsius). Tip 2: Take the cable car and toboggan at the Great Wall! It’s definitely an experience. Thank you Lily for making my birthday one for the record books!
Got Wall & Forbidden City
annettec217, 16-12-2019
I would highly recommend booking this trip, as a solo female traveller (age 40+) I was apprehensive of touring Beijing alone on my layover. So pleased I booked as was met at airport arrivals, whisked away in a car to The Wall, I determined how far I wanted to walk. My guide Jessica was very informative and would offer regular comfort breaks/water throughout the day. The Forbidden City was amazing too. I wanted to experience authentic Chinese food so was taken to a local eatery that had been making steamed buns for over 100 years! I was taken back to the airport in plenty of time for my onward flight. This trip was hassle free, safe, informative and I got some fantastic photos and memories- thanks again to Jessica
One of the best days of my life!
JillianMarieMc, 07-12-2019
I had a fantastic day with my tour guide, Jessica. As a solo female, I couldn't have imagined a better companion for the day. She took great photos for me and was also flexible with what I was interested in seeing - including introducing me to some delicious food. Pick up at airport was easy, the car was nice, everything went smoothly. Having a tour guide with such deep knowledge was helpful as she was able to suggest things I wouldn't have done on my own. In fact, she suggested we do the steep/harder part of the Wall and I'm so glad we did! Worth every penny and would do the day again in a heartbeat. Thank you!! PS - I'm glad I dressed warmly for December!

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