Beijing 1 Day Private Tour to Mutianyu Great Wall and Summer Palace

Mutianyu Great Wall and Summer Palace one day trip

Tour code: BJ-PO-02-B
Focus: Mutianyu Great Wall, Summer Palace, Beijing one day tour
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Tour Profile

  • Tour type: Beijing private tour
  • Departure: daily
  • Duration: about 8 hours
  • Escorted: yes
  • Language: English
  • Level: easy
  • Kids or elders: possible
  • Starting place: hotel in Beijing
  • End place: hotel in Beijing

Itinerary

Summer Palace photoBe met and picked up from your hotel at 08:00 am by English speaking tour guide and private vehicle.

Drive to the Summer Palace - 20 kilometers northwest of downtown Beijing. Summer Palace was first built in 1750 by Emperor Qianlong in Qing Dynasty. It covers an area of 2.9 square kilometers, including 70,000 square meters of building space. Summer Palace perfectly combines the natural landscape of hills and open water with humankind works such as pavilions, halls, palaces and bridges. In 1998, UNESCO included the Summer Palace on its World Heritage List.
Take sightseeing in Summer Palace for one and half hours.

Go to have lunch and have a short rest.

After lunch, drive one and half hours to the famous Mutianyu Great Wall. The Great Wall was built and maintained between the 7th century BC and 17th century BC. It was originally built to protect the empire from northern invaders. The Great Wall stretches through the countryside over deserts, hills and plains for 8,851.8 kilometers.
Mutianyu Great WallMutianyu was first built in the mid-6th century. It is the longest fully-restored Great Wall with 22 original style watchtowers. Mutianyu Great Wall features picturesque landscape with 90% forest coverage rate. The scenery in spring and autumn is excellent. Mutianyu Great Wall is not so crowded as Badaling section. Take sightseeing on Mutianyu section Great Wall for 2 hours. Cable car is optional to get the top to have a bird view.
see Mutianyu Great Wall map.

Be transferred back to your hotel after the whole day tour at around 18:00.
( Lunch )

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  • Include ↓
  • Air-conditioned private car or van,
  • Admission fee of mentioned attractions,
  • English-speaking tour guide,
  • Lunch,
  • Fuel, expressway cost and parking cost,
  • Pick-up from and transfer back to your hotel.
  • Exclude ↓
  • Gratuities to guides and drivers,
  • Cable car of Great Wall,
  • Personal expense.