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5-6 hours layover to Great Wall at Mutianyu Tour

5-6 hours layover to Great Wall at Mutianyu Tour
From US$ 39.00
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Basic English speaking driverMost Popular
Private car with driver who can speak a little English. If you just want to see the wall and take some pictures.
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.
US$ 57.00
Beijing Airport Layover or Airport Transit is the best activity for you to choose from if you have plenty of transit hours in Beijing. We offer wide range tours which enables you to choose the best Beijing attractions that you wish to visit. During your tours with our guide and vehicles, you are always welcome to join our Beijing airport stopover tours which are highlighted with NO shopping, No tourist trap and NO hidden fees.  All our airport layover tours are totally value for money. We will ensure that your short period of time in Beijing is worth for a lifetime memory.
Note: Making such trips possible, your layover time has to be at least 9 hours or longer (between two flights).
What to Expect

You will be picked up at the airport based on your given flight details. Our guide will hold your name sign in airport. Upon meeting on the spot, drive 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 (pay extra), then enjoy hiking on the wall for 1-2 hours or so. Then drive back to the airport. Lovely tour ends. The whole trip will last for 5 hours or so.

Mutianyu Great Wall:
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.

Note 1: Counting from your flight (international) lands at Beijing airport to meet us at the exit will take about 2 hours. It includes such procedures as follow:
1. Flight arrival;
2. Inspection & Quarantine (24-144 hour free visa application);
3. Baggage claim (could be ignored by layover passengers);
4. Customs inspection;
5. Leaving the airport & meet us;
Note 2: 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. 
Note 3: We’ll send you the detailed process to get the free visa and relevant photos after the booking is made.
Note 4: Passengers from the 53 countries are eligible for this 144-hour free visa policy:
24 Schengen Agreement Countries: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland
15 Other European Countries: Russia, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Cyprus, Bulgaria, Romania, Ukraine, Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Montenegro, Macedonia (FYROM), Albania, Belarus, Monaco
6 American Countries: the United States, Canada, Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Chile
2 Oceania Countries: Australia, New Zealand
6 Asian Countries: Korea, Japan, Singapore, Brunei, United Arab Emirates, Qatar

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Reviews (18)

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fabulous layover tour

Our guide, Tony, met us in the airport coffee shop, helped us carry luggage to his minivan, and made us comfortable for the drive to the Great Wall. During the drive, he made friendly conversation and provided some history and background about the Great Wall...More

1  Thank Wander743234
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Best layover: easy and fantastic way to spend the day

I booked this tour from the airport in Singapore 10 hours before our tour began (very last minute indeed). Tony answered the whatsap phone number despite the incredibly late hour. He assured me it was no problem to organize the tour last minute. He sent...More

1  Thank 155004Susan
Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Crappy 12 hour layover turned into best adventure EVER!

This tour was awesome. Our guide, Lili, was very informative and personable. The van we were picked up in was smoke free (it's the little things - right?!). We took the chair lift up and the slide down! The wall is breathtaking and this was...More

1  Thank ruthuntold
Reviewed 6 August 2018
Best layover of all times!

My boyfriand and I had a 11h layover in Beijing and we took the "skip the line" Great Wall tour, which is actually not skipping the line, but rather going to a part of the wall that is not that much visited by tourists. It...More

2  Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 25 July 2018
Not just doable--easy! And what a wonderful treat!

We really were not looking forward to a 10-hour layover in Beijing! When I discovered a part of the Great Wall is only an hour and a half's drive from the airport, I decided we had to figure out a way to see it between...More

4  Thank syounger
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21 September 2018|
Response from 155004Susan | Reviewed this property |
Yes. This company will be able to tell you what time the wall closes and count on two hours to get out if airport so you will probably arrive at walk around 5pm. Truly you only need an hour at the wall to appreciate it.
Sammy W
23 August 2018|
Response from santosbran | Reviewed this property |
From my experience, I arrived at 6am in Beijing and customs was very quick. I have heard that it can get long for people trying to leave the airport. But I think it would not take so long, this early was about 10 minutes... More
Ọnna N
6 August 2018|
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Response from Barbara M | Reviewed this property |
I think so. My flight arrived at 5am and left at 3pm in the same day and time was more than enough.