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All Inclusive Mutianyu Great Wall and Summer Palace Private Day Tour

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Overview
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.
Highlights
  • Exciting combo tour of Mutianyu Great Wall and Summer Palace
  • Beat the crowds at a less visited section of the wall
  • Photo op at Beijing's famous "Bird's Nest"
  • Local lunch included
  • Explore the Summer Palace, home to Qing rulers
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
What to Expect
Your day begins with a convenient hotel pickup and scenic drive to the Mutianyu Great Wall, one of the oldest and most rugged sections, covered by picturesque chestnut orchards. Stop for a photo op at Beijing National Stadium, the famous “Bird’s Nest” from the 2008 Summer Olympics. Unlike the tourist-packed Badaling Wall, which is closer to the city, Mutianyu remains less explored, so you’ll have time to leisurely wander the iconic monument without the crowds. You can even climb ancient watchtowers for views of the surrounding countryside. Break for a mouthwatering authentic lunch at a local restaurant. Then get ready to shift gears—and jump over a 1,000 years forward in time—at the 18th-century Summer Palace, known as the best-preserved imperial garden in the world. Enjoy the UNESCO-listed landscaped grounds, once home to powerful Qing rulers, before getting dropped back at your hotel in Beijing.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We pick you up from your hotel within the 4th ring road of Beijing city, please provide the hotel details when make booking. If your hotel is out of the 4th ring road of Beijing city, may have extra cost.
Duration
9h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Bottled water
  • Lunch in the local restaurant for authentic Chinese food
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (for hotels within the 4th ring road)
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Entrance Fee
  • Cable car round trip or ski lift up and toboggan ticket
  • Entry/Admission - Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
  • Entry/Admission - Mutianyu Great Wall
Exclusions
  • Dragon boat cruise in the Summer Palace
  • Gratuities
  • Additional entrance fee to the museums
  • Tour is about 8-9 hours,if you want to extend the tour please pay 30USD for each extra hour
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • If you choose to have Spanish language tour guide service, please ensure to make your booking at least 3 days in advance
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Tour will last between 8-9 hours. If you want to extend the tour, then please pay 15 USD to your driver and 15 USD to your guide for each of the extra hour
  • This is the private tour with no factory and shopping stops
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The only reason this is getting a 4 as oppose to 5 stars is the price. $400 is a bit steep for a tour that includes two sights and a meal, even though it was private. The price was listed as $99/pp but ended up...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Kyong Y
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a great time with Linda on our tour. She was well spoken and very knowledgeable about both the wall and summer palace. It was great having a private tour so that we could go at our own pace and explore more of the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Robin C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best way to explore two of the main sights in Beijing. Anson, our tour guide, was fenomenal. Both him and the driver picked us up at the hotel at 7:30am sharp on a Friday. They had AC in the van and cold waters for...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Katia1107
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were 4 adults (2 teenagers effectively adult) with limited time. This tour appealed becoz of meet at hotel, English guide, and sites listed. Our guide - Becky - contacted the day before to recommend an earlier departure due traffic and weather. We took her...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Rob M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family of four had the pleasure of traveling to the Great Wall at Mutianyu in September 2019. We booked our tour to the GW (Cable Car / Ski Lift access) and thereafter to the Summer Palace. We were greeted promptly by Lucy, our amazing,...More

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We were asked what mode we wanted to take and chose the chair lift up and toboggan down and I’m in my 50’s. It was fun. You control the speed going down. We didn’t feel pressured to keep moving along during the day. We... More
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