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Beijing Layover Tour to Great Wall, Tiananmen Square & the Forbidden City provided by Layover Tour Beijing China

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Beijing Layover Tour to Great Wall, Tiananmen Square & the Forbidden City

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We specialize in small private tours focusing on airport layover tours, transit tours ,airport to great wall tours with experienced simple English-speaking driver service, which will be a best cost-effective choice for tourists with limited cherished time.
  • You'll start at
    Beijing Capital International Airport
    Or, you can also get picked up
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  • 1
    Mutianyu Great Wall
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission excluded
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  • 2
    Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang)
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • 3
    Forbidden City-The Palace Museum
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission excluded
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  • You'll end at
    Beijing Capital International Airport
    Beijing Capital International Airport, China
    Driver will meet you at the Starbucks of the arrival hall at the airport, holding you name board.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Beijing Capital International Airport, China
8–9 hours
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • All government taxes
  • A bottle of mineral water per person
  • Experienced (simple) English-speaking driver
  • Free Car Wifi
  • Private Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Warm Clothes (in winter)
  • Meals
  • Tips or gratuities to driver
  • Admission tickets to sightseeing places (Pay in cash)
  • Other personal expenses
  • Entry/Admission - Mutianyu Great Wall
  • Entry/Admission - Forbidden City-The Palace Museum
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Near public transportation
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • To take this tour, it requires at least 9 hours layover time between arrival & departure flights. Don't recommend this tour if your flight arrive at PEK after 10:30am. You can choose other packages or contact us for a tailor-made tour.
  • The earliest start time of this trip is 06:30. If you arrive early, please take a rest at the airport. Our driver will meet and pick you up at the Starbucks at 06:30 and start the tour directly.
  • No show at the airport 2.5 hours after landing off time, caused by visa problem or any other circumstances due to customers' own reasons, it will be regarded as voluntary cancellation of the trip from customer side.
  • Visa Process: 1) Arrive in Beijing and get off the plane. 2) Follow signs to Baggage Claim, and keep walking until you see “China Inspection and Quarantine”. 3) Fill out a form and get the 24/144 hours visa. 4) Follow the queue, and get through immigration. 5) Follow the escalator downstairs and take train to Terminal 3. 6) Get off the train at “T3 C”, pass through the Exit “B”, there is a Starbucks to the on the left. Our guide will hold your nameboard and wait for you there.
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Please note that the entrance fee to Mutianyu (RMB60pp=admission ticket RMB45 +shuttle bus RMB15) is not included in the package. According to the regulations, tourists must take a shuttle bus to the foot of the mountain to enter the scenic area (great wall). Usually, you need to wait in line for a shuttle bus. In order to save time for customers, we have signed a contract with Mutianyu side and opened a VIP pathway that our car can drive directly to the foot of the mountain, except for some special circumstances, such as administrative control during government activities, policy changes, etc. You just need to pay the entrance fee to the driver, and he will get the fast track tickets and take care of all for you.
  • 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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Ewa F wrote a review Dec. 2019
57 contributions14 helpful votes
I definitely recommend a trip with this company. Very quick information, patient answers to many questions(I organized the trip for a group of 12 , so I always ask many questions to be sure about every detail ) We had a great guide -young beautiful girl (I forgot the
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Date of experience: November 2019
Glenda S wrote a review Dec. 2019
Monterrey, Mexico38 contributions9 helpful votes
We booked our trip 1 day before arriving to Beijin, our communication was via email with Adela, she was at al time available. She even recomended at our discreción to make some arregements on our tour bases in the time we had available. Our driver James was great, very helpfull,
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Date of experience: November 2019
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By: Layover Tour Beijing China
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Key Details
  • Duration: 8–9 hours
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Pickup offered
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