Departing from your hotel in Beijing in a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle to the Great Wall at Gubeikou Section. Choose your start time between 6am to 12:00,but this can be flexible as well. The journey from Beijing to Gubeikou Great Wall will take about 2 hours.
Upon your arrival, your driver will show you where to purchase the tickets and where he will waiting for you, then you can start to spend some quality time on the Great Wall of Gueikou, enjoy the freedom and flexibility to explore around on your own. When you are ready, your driver will take you back to your hotel in Beijing safely. Of course, you can add-on a friendly guide service upon booking, your guide will hike the Great Wall with you, tell the histories and stories along the way, take photos for you during the day.
Centuries ago, Gubeikou was a strategic pass which provided much needed access to Inner Mongolia and northeast China. Wars were common to gain control of this point and continued until the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). Remnants of past battles can be seen on some of the broken bricks and stones.The Gubeikou Great Wall has never been reconstructed.This section stretching for about 25 miles (40 kilometers), there are 172 watchtowers, 14 beacon towers, 16 passes, 3 water passes, 3 barbicans, and 6 fortresses along it.
1:You will travel in either an air-conditioned sedan (for 1 to 3 people) or an air-conditioned minivan (for 4 to 9 people) or an air-conditioned minibus(10-15 people)
2: This is a self-guided tour. If you need an English speaking tour guide with the additional cost,please add it on "Special requirement" field when make booking.
3:We cannot guarantee an English-speaking driver. Due to their availability, you may have a Chinese speaking driver, but they know exactly where to pick you up and where to drop you off. Guest can use their phone to call local operator if need during the ride.