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The Great Wall Discovery

From US$ 110 per person
Based on 6 Reviews
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highlights
  • Explore the Great Wall of China, China’s greatest engineering triumph
  • Marvel at the breathtaking countryside views from Mutianyu
  • Enjoy a delicious lunch of local Chinese specialties
‘He who has not climbed the Great Wall is not a true man.’ (Mao Zedong)

Trekking the Great Wall of China features on almost every travel bucket list. China’s greatest engineering triumph, it has been named one of the New Wonders of the World. No visit to Beijing would be complete without a visit to this extraordinary construction.

The Great Wall Discovery tour is an authentic, small group experience that bypasses the shops and factories. It is a hassle free tour that is all about the Wall.

Beginning with an early morning pickup, this popular tour gets a head start on the crowds, leaving Beijing before the other tourist groups. Arriving at Mutianyu ahead of the masses, you will be treated to unprecedented views across the surrounding countryside, peaks and hills.

Seventy kilometres northeast of central Beijing, Mutianyu is a spectacular section of the Great Wall of China that has been beautifully restored. It is a short hike to reach Mutianyu or, if you are unable to climb, you can take the nearby cable car.

After soaking up the stunning scenery and architecture of Mutianyu, the tour continues with a trek along the Wall, visiting watchtowers and discovering local myths and legends as you go. Your local guide will keep you engaged with fascinating facts and stories.

As the the time comes to descend, you have several options to choose from. You can go down on foot, by cable car or, if you dare, on a toboggan!

The tour ends with a delicious local lunch, where you can sample Chinese delicacies before journeying back to Beijing.
customer reviews
4.6 - Excellent Based on 6 reviews
Very Good
Ms. Melissa E. At
4 - Very Good
“Great, educational day - would have liked more involvement with local culture. GREAT tour guide Vivian!”
Very Good
Ms. Jacquie B. At
4 - Very Good
“I really enjoyed the morning spent on the Great Wall Experience and with Kevin as our guide. He was fun and informative.”
Excellent
Mr. Nestor D. At
4.5 - Excellent
“We had an excellent guide”
Excellent
Ms. Jennifer R. At
5 - Excellent
“Vivian was absolutely brilliant. We had the luxury of only having two of us on the adventure and she made it an amazing experience. It was like three friends visiting the Wall together. The best experience ever”
what’s included
  • Local english-speaking guide
  • Entry to great wall mutianyu
  • Lunch
  • Transportation.
what’s excluded
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Tips / gratuities for driver or guide.
Tour details
Booking Type Instant Booking  
Duration 7-8 hours
Tour Type Group Tour  
guiding method Live guide/instructor
guide language English
Starts/Ends Beijing, China/Beijing, China
Get a PDF file with detailed trip information: Download Trip Notes for The Great Wall Discovery
Good to know Dress standard: Please note that as many areas of the Great Wall are quite steep you will need to wear comfortable shoes with good grip and support.

Child Policy: Children between the ages of 6 and 11 inclusively are permitted on this tour at the rate listed above. Please select ‘child’ above when booking. Children below the age of 6 are not permitted on this tour.
Cancellation Cancellation for this product is free up to 48 hours before the chosen start date - full refund will be given.
If cancelling less than 48 hours before the chosen start date no refund applies.
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