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.
TripAdvisor
Post
Inbox
Search

Great Wall of China Small-Group Day Trip from Beijing

Save
Select Date and Travellers
From
US$111.00
Date
2 travellers
Overview
One of the New Seven Wonders of the World, the Great Wall of China is the country’s most famous attraction and it draws an incredible number of visitors. Escape the crowds by exploring the quieter, more picturesque Mutianyu section on this guided, small-group tour, which also includes a tasty authentic Chinese lunch and an optional toboggan ride down the wall.
Highlights
  • A guided, small-group tour of the Mutianyu Great Wall
  • Explore at your own pace, with personalized commentary from your guide
  • Take a cable car or toboggan ride down the wall (optional upgrade)
  • Round-trip transportation from central Beijing
What to Expect
You’ll depart from central Beijing in a comfortable, air-conditioned minivan, where you’ll settle back to enjoy the views of the Chinese countryside as you make your way to Mutianyu. The group is limited to only 12 people, so you’ll be guaranteed an intimate and personalized experience. Other sections of the wall are crowded with visitors and often in poor condition, but the quieter, under-the-radar Mutianyu Great Wall has been fully restored. Ascend watchtowers built during the Ming Dynasty for stunning panoramas of the surrounding countryside, covered by thick and fragrant chestnut orchards. You’ll be able to walk at your own pace, admiring the wall as it snakes through the green hills. With an optional upgrade, you’ll have the chance to take a scenic cable car ride down the wall—or even slide down the ancient barricade by toboggan. Your guide will be on hand to give you background on the history of the wall, from its origins as a barrier to northern invaders to its inscription as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. End the day with an authentic local lunch before making your way back to Beijing.
Show More
Important Information
Departure Point
Sunworld Hotel, 88 Dengshikou St, Dong Dan, Dongcheng Qu, Beijing Shi, China, 100006
Departure Time
7:00 AM
Duration
8h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Local English-speaking guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Mutianyu Great Wall
Exclusions
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature
Show More
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum age is 6 years
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Many areas of the Great Wall of China are quite steep and have uneven surfaces, comfortable walking shoes with a good grip must be worn
  • IMPORTANT: Chinese law requires that all travellers must provide their name, gender, nationality, passport number and birthdate to their tour operator upon booking a tour. Failure to do so could result in a traveller not being able to join their tour, or for the entire group to be denied access to sites such as the Great Wall and the Forbidden City. When you book this tour, please be sure to fill out all fields at checkout. Please also enter your passport number into the 'Additional Information' box and bring your passport with you on the tour.
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Local Impact: How you will help the local community by joining this tour: Your tour includes the entrance fee to the Mutianyu section of the UNESCO-listed Great Wall, which helps preserve this cultural heritage site.
  • Your tour is also supporting a restaurant that wouldn't have access to tourists if it wasn't for Urban Adventures.
  • The food served at lunch is home-cooked and the ingredients used are procured from a nearby village.
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 4 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 3 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
336Reviews7Q&A
Traveller rating
  • 183
  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 0
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • Filter
  • English
Popular mentions
I knew the great wall experience would be amazing however I was wrong. It was spectacular. The history insights the sheer scale of the wall, the tour and the tour guide we everything you could want. I will never forget this trip. Thank you and thank you China for your
Read more
My sister and I went on the Great wall tour with Lily. We had the best day. Lily was very informative and helpful.She was very knowledgeble and was able to answer all of our questions and advise us of the best options for going up and down the wall. We had lunch which was really
Read more
We booked with Emma, who was responsive. She also went on the Forbidden City Tour later in the week, which too was well organised. We reached the Great Wall quite early, which was nice, as there were barely any people there. It got busier later in the morning. Our guide, Lily
Read more
Everything was great , the food was awesome ,she was very friendly , everything was on time , it took us 2 hrs driving Tnx lily ❤️
Read more
Lily, our tour guide was knowledgeable, courteous and very helpful. The Wall was Awesome. We went up by chair lift, walked from guard post 6 to 14 and back and had plenty of time for rest stops and to take great pictures. We took a sled ride back down which was lots fun and
Read more
Previous
Key Details
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Free Cancellation up to 4 days in advance
  • Low Price Guarantee
  • No Booking Fees
  • Secure Payments
  • 24/7 SupportCall: +852 30184991