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Great Wall of China Small-Group Day Trip from Beijing

  • A guided, small-group tour of the Mutianyu Great Wall
  • Explore at your own pace, with personalized commentary from your guide
  • Take a cable car or toboggan ride down the wall (optional upgrade)
Great Wall of China Small-Group Day Trip from Beijing
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Great Wall of China Small-Group Day Trip from Beijing
US$ 110.00

One of the New Seven Wonders of the World, the Great Wall of China is the country’s most famous attraction and it draws an incredible number of visitors. Escape the crowds by exploring the quieter, more picturesque Mutianyu section on this guided, small-group tour, which also includes a tasty authentic Chinese lunch and an optional toboggan ride down the wall.

What to Expect

You’ll depart from central Beijing in a comfortable, air-conditioned minivan, where you’ll settle back to enjoy the views of the Chinese countryside as you make your way to Mutianyu. The group is limited to only 12 people, so you’ll be guaranteed an intimate and personalized experience.

Other sections of the wall are crowded with visitors and often in poor condition, but the quieter, under-the-radar Mutianyu Great Wall has been fully restored. Ascend watchtowers built during the Ming Dynasty for stunning panoramas of the surrounding countryside, covered by thick and fragrant chestnut orchards. You’ll be able to walk at your own pace, admiring the wall as it snakes through the green hills.

With an optional upgrade, you’ll have the chance to take a scenic cable car ride down the wall—or even slide down the ancient barricade by toboggan. Your guide will be on hand to give you background on the history of the wall, from its origins as a barrier to northern invaders to its inscription as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. End the day with an authentic local lunch before making your way back to Beijing.

Reviews (176)
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Reviewed 1 week ago
AMAZING experience!!, don´t hesitate !! this is the ONE

Firstly, let me tell you that URBAN ADVENTURES saved my trip to China. I had to change my flight dates in the last hours. In just 10 minutes everything was re-scheduled or canceled with refund. hands down to UA Team!!!! I was traveling solo for...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
An Unforgettable Tour of the Great Wall

Being in China, no trip is complete, no bucket list would be complete without visiting the great wall. Chinese people will advise seeing the Badaling section of the Wall though after some research I found that that is the busiest section of the wall. Having...More

Thank Robert F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Enjoyable experience with Lily

Everything about the experience was great. The section of the wall made for great photos except there are a lot of tourists in this section. That is my only complaint. However, I was able to miraculously get some selfie shots of a snaking section of...More

Thank paradizzle
Reviewed 11 September 2018
The PERFECT Great Wall Tour!

STOP searching. THIS is the tour you are looking for! I must have spent hours searching for the right tour for me. I knew I didn't want anything gimmicky - definitely no shopping - and I wanted to be in a smaller group. I also...More

Thank Chelsie G
Reviewed 6 September 2018
Enjoyable Mutyanyu Great Wall tour with Emma, highly recommended!

August 2018, a gorgeous blue-skies day and - without exaggeration - a perfect Great Wall tour to match! A dynamic small group of only four of us was led on this day by the enthusiastic and veritably indefatigable Emma. If you have limited time in...More

Thank WorldperksForever
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Dee S
9 October 2018|
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Response from Daniel S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we were able to lay small bags in our lap.
Roy R
12 July 2018|
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Response from Hessler | Reviewed this property |
The tour has an option to cable car up and down or toboggan down for an extra charge . Definitely worth the extra money as you have more time to walk the wall . There are small areas at several of the wall that have seats... More
15 June 2018|
Response from HolidayKat_86 | Reviewed this property |
We did a day tour to the Great Wall with Urban Adventures. Pick up and drop off was from a specified hotel in the city so I dare say you'd have to make your own way to and from the city.
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