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Illuminated Great Wall Tour to Simatai Section and Gubei Water Town with Dinner

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What to Expect
Your private guide and driver with private car will come to pick you up in your hotel lobby around 15:00pm. And then take you to Simatai Great Wall and Water Town directly (2.5 hours driving time).

You will first visit Gubei Water Town which is a newly built water town is located in Miyun county with a massive backdrop of the world famous Simatai Great Wall, the romantic Yuanyang Lake and the ancient Simatai Village. It is a replica of Wuzhen Water Town in the Southern China. In Gubei Water Town, there are 6 areas in soft opening stage including Old Barracks Area, Minguo Street Area, Water Street Area, Wonglong, water music light fountain show and etc. You will find many interesting shops, tasty restaurants, and distinctive hotels there.

After visiting Gubei Water Town for about 1-2 hour, you will start your hiking tour on the Simatai Great Wall. This part of your trekking is one of the most beautiful sections among the Great Wall. It is located 120 kilo meters away from Beijing. Originally built during the Northern Qi dynasty (550–577) and rebuilt in the Hongwu years of the Ming dynasty. It has 5.4 km long with 35 beacon towers. It is known for its steepness. The UNESCO has designated Simatai Great Wall as one of the World Cultural Heritage Sites as part of the Great Wall World Heritage Site. It's the only Great Wall lit up in China. Take cable car up and down from the Great Wall which is good to save your energy.

Afterwards, the authentic food dinner will be arranged in the water town restaurant before transferred back to your hotel,
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Important Information
Departure Point
Your centrally located hotel in Beijing
Departure Time
3:00 PM
Return Details
Your centrally located hotel in Beijing
  • Cable car or Toboggan to the Great Wall
  • Local taxes
  • Bottled water
  • Chinese authentic dinner
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Simatai Great Wall
  • Entry/Admission - Gubei Water Town
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Please wear comfortable walking shoes
  • 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 May 5, 2019 via mobile

The view and location is worth the long drive outside of Beijing. It’s a nice break from the city and a great way to experience another part of the Great Wall. Gubei Water Town is also a lovely backdrop for the wall and is a...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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