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Private Day tour to the Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Mutianyu Great Wall

  • A great choice for travelers with limited time in Beijing
  • See multiple top sites in a day such as Tiananmen Square
  • Visit a UNESCO World Heritage Site—Mutianyu Great Wall
Private Day tour to the Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Mutianyu Great Wall
From $88.00
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Private Day tour to the Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Mutianyu Great Wall
From $88.00
Spend a day discovering the highlights of Beijing as well as visiting the UNESCO-listed Great Wall of China on this comprehensive day tour. You’ll have a stress-free experience with hotel pickup and drop-off included. By opting for a private tour, you won’t have to wait for other travelers, and can personalize your trip. Highlights of the day include visiting Tiananmen Square, and the Forbidden City, and exploring Mutianyu Great Wall.
What to Expect
The private guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel at 9:00am or please let us know the best time for you.
You will visit the Tiananmen Square, the largest city center square in the world. You can get a great picture of the tiananmen gate with chairman Mao's portrait.
Then you will visit the forbidden city. It was the imperial palace for the emperor and empress in the Ming and Qing dynasties. You will spend 1.5 to 2 hours wandering around this amazing example of Imperial architecture and learning about the history of the palace.
It takes about 1.5 hours from the forbidden city to the Mutianyu Great Wall, you can stop at the local restaurant for lunch if you wanted.
You will have your choice of taking the cable car or chair lift up at the great wall and spend a leisurely 1 to 2 hours hiking up and down the Wall. You then have the option of the toboggan ride back down or simply return the way you came with cable car.
(Noted: The chairlift up and toboggan down at the great wall or cable car up and cable car down at the great wall is included. If you choose to take the cable car up and toboggan down at the great wall, you need to pay 60CNY per person extra)
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Reviews (48)
1 - 5 of 47 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago
Beijing 1 day History Lesson

Thanks to Lisa and Jessie, my Australia customers are very impressed by their service. Lisa conduct a very professional and interesting introduction of last few dynasty which is deeply related to our visit of the forbidden city and the Great Wall. She even help us...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kwan Wai S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Wonderful day with Lucy!

We had a full day with Lucy! Starting the day at the Great Wall to Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square. Lucy is excellent, fluent in English and knowledgeable on all the sites we visited. I had read up on Chinese history (as much as I...More

Thank judithcL6047PB
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Lisa was amazing! Wonderful experience!

We were lucky to spend the day with our tour guide Lisa. We started with the Great Wall then Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City. Not only did Lisa fil our travel time with great facts of Beijing and China but she had the best...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank madambvan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
We loved Jessie!

Since it was a holiday week, Jessie contacted us and recommend going earlier to avoid the tour busses and crowds. The day was AMAZING! Jessie is a real history buff and told us so many facts and stories about China present day and historical. The...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Teresa J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Second tour with Jessie in 2018

I had really enjoyed the tour I had with Jessie in March when I travelled to Beijing with my family so when I was planning to return in October with a friend I immediately contacted Jessie to be our guide. Jessie’s extensive experience meant that...More

1  Thank LisaHSays
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November 21, 2018|
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Response from bhuis21 | Reviewed this property |
You can choose within reason. We were dropped off at our hotel.
November 21, 2018|
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Response from Martin H | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the other reply’s. It can be done but cutting it close. FORBIDDEN CITY is huge. The wall is the best and most important site to see. The rest is good but doesn’t compare to the walll.