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5-6 hours layover to Great Wall at Mutianyu Tour

  • Enjoy airport drop-off and pick-up service with a modern, air-conditioned vehicle
  • Guides can assist with free visa services for a range of eligible nationalities
  • Visit the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall, close to Beijing airport
5-6 hours layover to Great Wall at Mutianyu Tour
From US$ 39.00
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Basic English speaking driver
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If you just want to see the Great Wall and take photos, no history information is required, please select this cheaper option.
From US$ 39.00
English speaking driver guide
Good English speaking guided tour- If you want to ask questions and obtain some information about history of Great Wall of China.
From US$ 57.00
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Explore the glory of the Great Wall - even if pressed for time. Enjoy the comfort of a personalized Beijing airport pick-up by an English-speaking guide, and travel to the authentically restored Mutianyu section of the Great Wall, only 70 km from Beijing. Guests have the opportunity to step back in time and walk the Great Wall, after which they will return to Beijing Airport to continue their adventures.
What to Expect

You will be picked up at the airport based on your arrival flight details. Your friendly guide or driver will hold your name sign in airport. Then driving straight from Beijing Airport to the Great Wall at Mutianyu (1.5 hours drive)-the prettiest section in Beijing. After arrive at Mutianyu Great wall, you can hike up or take the cable car instead or slide down by toboggan (pay extra). After 1-2 hours visit at Great Wall, then you will be escorted back to airport. Lovely tour ends. The whole trip will last for 5 hours or so.

Mutianyu Great Wall: (Opening time: 8:00am-5pm)
The Mutianyu section of the Great Wall is situated in Huairou District, about 70km from Beijing. As one of the most popular restored  great wall sections in Beijing, Mutianyu offers a relaxing journey to a higher point of the great wall by cable car service. The architecture of this section is in a special style that it has more watchtowers than any other section and was constructed with defensive battlements on both sides of the wall, rather than just facing to the north, as with most other sections.The Mutianyu Great Wall is surrounded mountains and has forest coverage of around 90%. As such, it’s year round scenery it enjoys the reputation of being one of the most beautiful areas of the Great Wall.
As Great Wall is on the mountain top, so in order to let you speed up to the wall and see Great Wall as much as possible, we suggest you to use cable car instead of 40mins walk each way through mountain path. Save time & energy.

Reviews (33)
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a 23 hour layover in Beijing and decided to tour the Great Wall. We were a little nervous about making sure we were able to communicate and make arrangements. Once we booked the tour, we had no issues with getting a quick response...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Great Wall

Top tour! My guide David was friendly and his English was excellent. He answered all my questions ,and helped me with tickets and such.Cant recommend this tour highly enough.

Thank sazymick
Reviewed 1 week ago
Great Tour to the Great Wall

We had an 11 hour layover in Beijing on our way back to the USA. We had seen the Great Wall before but wanted to see it again so we used this companion for the tour. Michael was our tour guide. He was prompt in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The process to meet our driver was easy but it wasn't any more than an expensive Uber ride to the Great Wall. Our guide never talked on our drive. When we arrived he never gave us any history or information about the wall. He told...More

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Beijing B, Manager at Airport Layover Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Sadie07: Thanks for your review. Please let us know your exact name and travel date (we can’t find your info under the name of Sadie), thus we may fully investigate your tour and such an unacceptable experience. It seems like you took the car...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Very easy process!

Had a 12 hour layover and decided to book this tour, deff had plenty of time. Received an email a few days before my layover with instructions on where to go and how to obtain a visa. The airport is quite large, but there are...More

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17 December 2018|
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Response from FellowTraveler400342 | Reviewed this property |
Hi...we had approximately 3 hours of travel time (round trip) and 2 hours visiting the wall. It took over an hour to get our temp visa. Getting back through security in China is pretty thorough. So, getting out, then getting... More