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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
From US$88.00
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Great Wall of China Small-Group Day Trip from Beijing
From US$88.00

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 (185)
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Reviewed today

This was an excellent tour. Our guide, Emma, was extremely well informed, very friendly and helpful and spoke perfect English. She expertly managed our group. We had a great day out and saw the Great Wall with minimal effort in terms of arrangements and logistics...More

Thank Geo Q
Reviewed 3 days ago
Perfect mini day trip!

I traveled to Beijing alone and wanted to see the Great Wall without spending all day there. I loved this tour! Our guide Lily was super cute and friendly. The meeting point was easy to access and everyone on the bus was nice. We had...More

Thank rarrooo
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile
Very mixed review - mainly negative

The good: - the vehicle was comfy and our tour guide was very informative when we asked questions. Group was 3 people. We went to lunch and our tour guide g it is several dishes to try. The part of the wall they take you...More

Thank Daisley96
UA_PEK, Manager at Beijing Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Daisley96 : First of all, I would like to thank you for your review. I think from your words we can clearly understand what happened during the time of using our service . I am sorry that you had such insecure feelings , although...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

If you plan to visit the Great Wall be prepare to walk climb up the mountain also have plenty of water with you. I took 100 pictures visiting the great wall.

Thank Ray B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lotsa huffing and puffing

We have all heard of The Great Wall since childhood so visiting it at age 60+.. was a lifetime achievement. Its about a 1.5-2hr drive depending on traffic and we did it on a cool late October morning. Have breakfast before you go. We met...More

Thank Andrew N
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Qin B
October 27, 2018|
Response from lisab200332 | Reviewed this property |
If you booked the trip, there should be a POC in your voucher that they sent you. If you can't get through by phone, try emailing them; I found them to be super receptive. Also, you'll have to see what they say, but I can't... More
Dee S
October 9, 2018|
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Yes, we were able to lay small bags in our lap.
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