We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
  • Electronic Voucher Accepted
  • 5 to 6 hrs
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Languages Offered: English
Itinerary

You will be picked up at the airport based on your given flight details. Our guide will hold your name sign in airport. Upon meeting on the spot, drive straight from Beijing Airport to the Great Wall at Mutianyu (1.5 hours drive)-the prettiest section in Beijing. After arrive at Mutianyu Great wall, you can hike up or take the cable car instead (pay extra), then enjoy hiking on the wall for 1-2 hours or so. Then drive back to the airport. Lovely tour ends. The whole trip will last for 5 hours or so.

Mutianyu Great Wall:
The Mutianyu section of the Great Wall is situated in Huairou District, about 70km from Beijing. As one of the most popular restored  great wall sections in Beijing, Mutianyu offers a relaxing journey to a higher point of the great wall by cable car service. The architecture of this section is in a special style that it has more watchtowers than any other section and was constructed with defensive battlements on both sides of the wall, rather than just facing to the north, as with most other sections.The Mutianyu Great Wall is surrounded mountains and has forest coverage of around 90%. As such, it’s year round scenery it enjoys the reputation of being one of the most beautiful areas of the Great Wall.

Note 1: Counting from your flight (international) lands at Beijing airport to meet us at the exit will take about 2 hours. It includes such procedures as follow:
1. Flight arrival;
2. Inspection & Quarantine (24-144 hour free visa application);
3. Baggage claim (could be ignored by layover passengers);
4. Customs inspection;
5. Leaving the airport & meet us;
Note 2: As Great Wall is on the mountain top, so in order to let you speed up to the wall and see Great Wall as much as possible, we suggest you to use cable car instead of 40mins walk each way through mountain path. Save time & energy. 
Note 3: We’ll send you the detailed process to get the free visa and relevant photos after the booking is made.
Note 4: Passengers from the 53 countries are eligible for this 144-hour free visa policy:
24 Schengen Agreement Countries: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland
15 Other European Countries: Russia, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Cyprus, Bulgaria, Romania, Ukraine, Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Montenegro, Macedonia (FYROM), Albania, Belarus, Monaco
6 American Countries: the United States, Canada, Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Chile
2 Oceania Countries: Australia, New Zealand
6 Asian Countries: Korea, Japan, Singapore, Brunei, United Arab Emirates, Qatar

Locations visited
Airport Layover Tour
Overview
Beijing Airport Layover or Airport Transit is the best activity for you to choose from if you have plenty of transit hours in Beijing. We offer wide range tours which enables you to choose the best Beijing attractions that you wish to visit. During your tours with our guide and vehicles, you are always welcome to join our Beijing airport stopover tours which are highlighted with NO shopping, No tourist trap and NO hidden fees.  All our airport layover tours are totally value for money. We will ensure that your short period of time in Beijing is worth for a lifetime memory.
Note: Making such trips possible, your layover time has to be at least 9 hours or longer (between two flights).
Filter reviews
14 results
Traveller rating
13
1
0
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
13
1
0
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviewslong layoversubway restaurantmeeting pointcable cartobogganairportwallchina
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 14 reviews
Reviewed today
Crappy 12 hour layover turned into best adventure EVER!

This tour was awesome. Our guide, Lili, was very informative and personable. The van we were picked up in was smoke free (it's the little things - right?!). We took the chair lift up and the slide down! The wall is breathtaking and this was...More

Thank ruthuntold
Reviewed 1 week ago
Best layover of all times!

My boyfriand and I had a 11h layover in Beijing and we took the "skip the line" Great Wall tour, which is actually not skipping the line, but rather going to a part of the wall that is not that much visited by tourists. It...More

1  Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Not just doable--easy! And what a wonderful treat!

We really were not looking forward to a 10-hour layover in Beijing! When I discovered a part of the Great Wall is only an hour and a half's drive from the airport, I decided we had to figure out a way to see it between...More

3  Thank syounger
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Amazing Great Wall layover tour

Tony provided great service throughout the entire process of visiting the great wall. He walked us through the various options months before the actual trip. He was very prompt in his responses. He also gave us a choice of which part of the wall to...More

1  Thank Turist770
Reviewed 10 June 2018
Amazing

Communication between myself and Tony the organiser was excellent, he emailed me regularly and suggested this trip when the tour I wanted was not suitable due to my flight landing too late. It was an amazing tour. My guide Jessica was at the meeting point...More

2  Thank welshsunshine1
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Ọnna N
6 August 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Barbara M | Reviewed this property |
I think so. My flight arrived at 5am and left at 3pm in the same day and time was more than enough.
1
Vote
Steve G
30 July 2018|
Answer
Response from syounger | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. I do know there are other trips to the Forbidden City and Tienamen Square. I suggest searching for Airport Layover Tours or Beijing Short Tours here on TripAdvisor and see what else they might offer. Have fun!
0
Votes
Travellers Also Viewed
Beijing Private Transfer:Mutianyu...
1 Review
from US$30.00*
Private Beijing Layover Tour: PEK...
11 Reviews
from US$25.00*
Mutianyu Great Wall Private Day Tour...
43 Reviews
from US$60.00*
Frequently bought together
Beijing Historical Tour including the...
149 Reviews
from US$54.99*
Forbidden City Private Tour with...
11 Reviews
from US$58.00*
4-5 hours layover night tour in...
1 Review
from US$39.00*
Beijing Essential Full-Day Tour...
189 Reviews
from US$86.99*