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Private Day Tour: Mutianyu Great Wall, Tiananmen Square, and Forbidden City

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    What to Expect
    Upon pickup from your selected hotel in the morning, depart Beijing in the comfort of your private vehicle. Relax on the roughly 1.5-hour drive to the Great Wall at Mutianyu and stop en route for photos in front of the Beijing National Stadium, aka Bird's Nest, home to the 2008 Summer Olympics (time permitting).

    On arrival, learn from your private guide about the construction and restoration of the Mutianyu section at the Great Wall of China during the Ming Dynasty. A chair lift or cable car ticket is included to more easily ascend the architectural marvel, where you can explore at your own pace and look out over the surrounding hillsides.

    Then ride a toboggan down and stop at a local restaurant in the Huairou district, known for its chestnuts, mushrooms, and trout. Here, you choose from various dishes featuring countryside-style cuisine for your lunch.

    Returning to Beijing in the afternoon, you'll visit Tiananmen Square, home to the Monument to the People's Heroes and the National Museum of China. Wander the square on foot with your guide before passing through the south gate to the Forbidden City. The 250-acre (101-hectare) complex in the middle of Beijing was the imperial palace from the Ming and Qing dynasties and now houses the Palace Museum. After you discover this former ceremonial and political center of the Chinese government,  your guide will drop you off at your hotel.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We will pick you up in the lobby of your hotel if your hotel is within the 4th ring road of Beijing city, if your hotel is out of the 4th ring road, you can travel to city to meet our guide or hotel pick up may have extra cost
    Departure Time
    8:00 AM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
    • Transport by private vehicle
    • Bottled water
    • Lunch
    • Private guide
    • Entrance fee
    • Cable car round trip or ski lift up and toboggan ticket
    • Entry/Admission - Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang)
    • Entry/Admission - Forbidden City-The Palace Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Mutianyu Great Wall
    • Entry/Admission - Tian'anmen
    • Additional Museum tickets inside the Forbidden city
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • The day tour is between 8 to 9 hours. If you want to extend the tour, it's 30 USD total for your guide and driver for each additional hour
    • Infants (1-3 years old) are free, as they do not occupy a seat
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Anson provided a great day of structure and was very knowledgeable about each location. He did a great job of explaining the history mixed in with enough free time to explore. 5/5 would recommend!!
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    Anson was super insightful and gave a lot of history on The Great Wall and China. He also knew so many interesting facts about Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City. He made the entire day very enjoyable.
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    The tour of the great wall, tiananmen square and the forbidden city wouldn’t have been as great as it was if we hadn’t had Anson as our tour guide! He was very knowledgeable about chinese history and my friends and i learned a lot from him. He was able to watch over the group
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    The day was scheduled well and our guide Anson gave us enough time to rest and play! Loved the walk Anson suggested, and also the food he prepared/ordered for us for lunch. He made sure that all the allergies and personal dietary options were met. We arrived at the Square a
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    I with my friend visited Beijing on transit and booked tour which covered Mutianyu Great Wall, Tiananmen Square, and Forbidden City. Lucy made our tour so easy and relaxing. She very well gave us information about each place's history and its importance. Lucy got thorough
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