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Private Transfer Service from Beijing to Mutianyu and Red Snail Temple

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    What to Expect
    Meet up at the lobby of your Beijing Downtown hotel at your preferred time, greeting with your friendly driver, then transferred by an air-conditioned vehicle to the Great Wall at Mutianyu Section,the journey will take about 1.5 hours.

    Upon arrival, your driver can assist you to purchase the entrance ticket (at your own cost), have some free time to explore the amazing Great Wall at your own pace.Your driver will waiting for you at the parking lot, spend 2-2.5 hours at Mutianyu section, then heading to the Red Snail Temple (approx 30 minutes). If you want to have lunch on the way to tell your driver who will stop at a local restaurant.After self-guided tour at the Red Snail Temple,then you will be transferred back to your hotel in Beijing.Of course, you can add-on an experienced English speaking guide service upon booking, if you need someone to hike with you and tell the stories along the way. 

    The Mutianyu section of the Great Wall is a masterpiece of restoration, with 23 original-style watchtowers. Mutianyu is the longest fully-restored Great Wall section open to tourists.It was first built by the Northern Qi Dynasty in (550–577) over 1,400 years ago and then rebuilt and strengthened under the supervision of famous General Xu Da during the Ming Dynasty on the foundation of the Northern Qi wall around 700 years ago. This section of Great Wall is usually less crowded compared to other sites.you can walk up to the Great Wall or take the cable car up, but on the way down you can take a toboggan ride, which is a lot of fun and highly recommended!

    The Red Snail Temple is one of the most famous temples in North China.Covering an area of 16.6 acres. The temple has five courtyards built to follow the contours of the hillside, with its mail hall, the Mahavira Hall, in the central courtyard and other typical Buddhist temple halls in other courtyards. Its western courtyard is the temple’s Stupa Yard , the burial place of the monks of the temple. Monk Jixing (1741-1810), the 12th Master of the Pure Land Sect, died in the temple at the age of 70 and was buried in the Stupa Yard. More than 100 beads of granulated ashes and his teeth were found in the stupa.After you will be transferred back to your hotel.

    Please note this is only a private transfer from Beijing to Mutianyu and The Red Snail Temple, meals, entrance tickets are not included.

    The Tour operator cannot guarantee an English-speaking driver. Due to their availability, you may have a Chinese speaking driver, but they know exactly where to pick you up and where to drop you off. Guest can use their phone to call our translator if need during the ride(if you choose to use the transfer service only)
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    Departure Point

    Pickup Details

    Your driver will pick you up from your if your are staying within the 4th ring road of Beijing City


    • Beijing, Beijing
    Return Details
    • Beijing, Beijing
    • Bottled water
    • Transport by private vehicle
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off(For hotels within the 4th ring road of the Beijing City)
    • Round-trip private transfer
    • Private guide service if related tour option is selected
    • Fuel surcharge
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities
    • Entrance Fee
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Dress code is smart casual
    • The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Private driver service is for 9 hours. More than 9 hours you are required to pay 15USD for each extra hour
    • You may have a Chinese speaking driver but knows exactly where to go. He will come with a phone translator. If you require an English speaking driver please add in the "special requirements"
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


    About the operator

    This tour has not yet been reviewed, but you can read what other travelers have to say about this operator.

    By: Beijing Driver Guide Service
    171 reviews
    Voorhees, New Jersey
    Great day!
    Four of us spent the day with Coco and Mr Wu. They were prompt in their pickup, and used the car ride to good
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    Chengdu, China
    Perfect wall experience
    We had a wonderful stay at the great wall: great weather, almost no people and the transfer was flawless. The
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    Ralph A
    New York City, New York
    Great service
    We changed flights and hotel at the last minute (communicated the changes through Tripadvisor) and were
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    Great Ocean Road, Australia
    Driver was very attentive
    Good experience, the wall was a tough hike but the car pick up and drop off was very good. The driver made special
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    A Hot Day
    The drive out from Beijing was pleasant & uneventful- whilst the drive Back was horrendous. Poor driving -
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    Riga, Latvia
    Amazing experience and great service
    Amazing service! We have made a booking through Tripadvisor on Sunday 10 p.m., 5 min later I made a short call to
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    Great Wall, Great Experience and a Great Day with Lucy!
    We visited the Great Wall in the morning. Our tour guide Lucy really went out her way to ensure that we have a
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    Andy S
    Easy to use
    This service works-simple as that. It is reliable, clean and dependable. Much better than a taxi. We will use it
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    Melody C
    Sydney, Australia
    Jinshanling was fabulous
    A great section of the wall to walk along - very few people and great views. Walk up then come down on the cable
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    London, United Kingdom
    Best thing we did in China so far!
    What else can I say? Driver, David, was brilliant. Picked us up on time, gave us advice on where to go and
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    I had an amazing time visiting and exploring the Great Wall of Gubeikou and Jinshanling. We hiked from one section
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    Private Transfer to Mutianyu and Huanghuacheng!
    Driver will get you to your destination and back within the expected hours (8 - 9 hours). Our driver didn't speak
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    Comfortable and flexible transport
    I really enjoyed the experience. Comfortable car / journeys. Flexible start time was a big positive. Ok
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    Great Wall Personal Tour
    Miko was our personal tour guide and was great. Having a personal tour after a long flight was just what we
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    New York City, New York
    Superb tour! Ask for Cactus!
    My wife and I did a stopover in Beijing on our way to Australia for our honeymoon and had the best time on our
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