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Bus Tours
6+ hours
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$98.00
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Full-day Tours
6+ hours
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$202.00
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Full-day Tours
6+ hours
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$188.00
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Tuk Tuk Tours
3–4 hours
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$84.27
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Cable Car Tours
6+ hours
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$172.00
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City Tours
4 hours
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$74.00
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Full-day Tours
6+ hours
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$15.00
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Bus Tours
4–5 hours
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$125.00
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Bus Tours
5–8 hours
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$79.00
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Bus Tours
5–8 hours
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$82.67
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Adventure Tours
6+ hours
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$144.00
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Full-day Tours
6+ hours
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$228.00
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Cable Car Tours
2 days
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$295.00
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Bus Tours
6+ hours
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$214.00
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Bus Tours
9–10 hours
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$149.00
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Full-day Tours
8–9 hours
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$190.00
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Bus Tours
4 hours
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$86.00
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Full-day Tours
6+ hours
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$150.00
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Bus Tours
8–10 hours
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$186.00
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Full-day Tours
8–9 hours
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$135.00
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Full-day Tours
6+ hours
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$116.76
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Theaters
3 hours
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$68.00
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Walking Tours
4 hours
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$88.00
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What travelers are saying

  • beverli r
    London, UK77 contributions
    It was fantastic and magical all st once! The place has an ancient energy very unique with a story to tell around each corner. Walls are huge! The most was frozen as temp was minus plus the snow had been cleaned away which created a different feeling totally. Loved the experience and will go back next year to see what we ran out of time to see
    Written January 20, 2020
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • Kambiz T
    China2 contributions
    Great day out to the Temple of Heaven. Doesn’t require a lot of time to check it out as the temple is small. The park is massive and peaceful to walk around.
    Written June 27, 2021
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • Jeffrey Swenson
    San Diego, CA2 contributions
    Thank you Chinawayz for a great time on a Beijing one-day tour. Everything was organized at high-level transport. Special thanks from all my friends to our guide Michael. Have a great day exploring the main attractions of the great city.
    Written November 30, 2019
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • Merve S
    2 contributions
    Kevin was a great guide during my trip to Mutianyu section of the Great Wall! I was alone, so it was a private trip and he was so kind to take great pictures with this talent and patience :) He speaks fluent english and helps you a lot also for other tips in Beijing. I will definitely visit the other sections with him.
    Written May 25, 2021
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • Sidney G
    2 contributions
    Sherry did a fantastic job showing us some of the best and most important sights in Beijing. She had already booked tickets in advance and was able to help navigate us through various gates and QR codes, which made the tour much smoother, and she was extremely knowledgeable, interesting, and friendly. Seeing these sights was at least twice as enjoyable because she was there to explain them and make conversation with us. I strongly recommend a tour with Sherry. We had a great time at Christmas because of her.
    Written December 22, 2020
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • Jet695113
    Shenzhen, China3 contributions
    This tour was exceptional. Qing was very knowledgeable and funny. We enjoyed listening to her a lot, as she did not talk about the historic events as a series of numbers. She rather told stories.
    Written July 25, 2021
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  • SpicyBuffalo
    Shanghai, China1 contribution
    We had an INCREDIBLE time with Lena on our Catherine Lu tour of Beijing! Lena was a fantastic tour guide, really knew her Beijing history, and pivoted our tour based on our interests. She was great with scheduling the trip - the order of events and timing was really great! She was even supportive of going along with us when we requested more time hiking on the great wall (which was absolutely exhausting!). Catherine Lu tours was super accommodating and communicative. Will tour with them in China again!
    Written January 3, 2021
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  • Elena Gallego
    1 contribution
    It was such a wonderfull experience! I loved so much this tour and all the food was amazing. Furthermore, the host was very lovely and friendly.
    Written September 7, 2021
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  • Yuzo
    4 contributions
    Overall a good day tour. Our guide William picked us up with his driver at our hotel, and we went directly to Tiananmen Square. We had a private driver and we were the only ones on the tour, so we never needed to wait for parking or for anybody else. This was very convenient and worth the expense, as car travel is very time consuming in Beijing.

    After Tiananmen Square, we walked directly to the Forbidden City. Then our driver picked us up and we had lunch on the way to the Great Wall (fee not included). It took 2 hours to get back from the wall to the hotel. All the experience was smooth save for the usual Beijing traffic.

    William is a full time tour guide, so he was very knowledgeable about the history of China and relevant events which happened at the tour destinations. He even drew out a detailed map for us by hand to show the location of the Great Wall and the reason why it was built at that latitude. William also said he specializes in foreign tours, which makes sense because his English was good.

    For any tour in general, especially in countries where English is not the first language, I recommend you pick a tour agency which employs full time rather than part time tour guides, as I have found the quality of the tours to be much better.

    Note that the Forbidden City and Great Wall are not wheelchair friendly. Expect a decent amount of uphill walking on the Great Wall if you wish to visit tower 20 (recommended).

    Overall a positive experience worth the time and money. However I will likely not tour these locations again in the near future, because I think once is enough for these types of historical tours.
    Written May 17, 2021
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  • Latoya J
    Houston, TX, United States8 contributions
    My daughter and I had the pleasure of having Qing as our tour guide. We had a great experience. Qing was very knowledgeable and added funny commentary to engage my 9 year old daughter, whom is not interested in History (yet)! We learned a lot about Chinese history and culture, with the added benefit of being allowed to take ample time to take a multitude of pictures. Qing has hosted this tour for many years, so she provided us with tips to take the most flattering shots in this historical venue. I would definitely recommend Qing when taking this tour. We will remember this experience forever.
    Written May 2, 2021
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  • Logan Phillips
    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates3 contributions
    Basically a bus ride to the Mutianyu great wall site. Guides were friendly and helpful but you should view this largely as an easy way to get to the site where you explore by yourself.
    Written May 20, 2022
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  • Gina M
    20 contributions
    This was the best way to spend our 15 hour layover in Beijing! Tony texted very clear, step-by-step instructions for how to get through the Beijing airport and what documents we needed to get our 24 hour visa. Everything was very quick and easy since we were doing all of this in the middle of the night when there were no crowds (our flight arrived at 1am). Then, Tony picked us up promptly at 6:30am at a coffee shop in the airport. We came from Thailand and were not prepared for the cold weather, but Tony brought nice, warm coats for us. Thank God!!! It was so freezing, I don’t think we would’ve made it through the day without those coats. We were exhausted from being up all night traveling, so Tony invited us to recline our seats and shut our eyes during the hour long drive to the Great Wall. When we arrived, Tony knew all the best places for photo-ops and took lots of beautiful pictures that we will treasure for the rest of our lives. Then, as a bonus after the Great Wall, he took us to an authentic Chinese tea ceremony. This was such an unexpected and memorable experience. We ended up buying lots of tea and unique souvenirs here. Lastly, after a beautiful drive through the countryside, Tony took us to an authentic Chinese restaurant for lunch and helped us navigate the menu. The food was unbelievable! We arrived back at the airport promptly to catch our flight home. If you have a long layover in Beijing, I couldn’t recommend this excursion enough. Book it and ask for Tony!!
    Written January 30, 2020
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • BackPacker825842
    1 contribution
    Mark was great coordinating my trip in Beijing. I had flight delays and with last minute notice he was kindly able to rearrange my pick up from the airport. The driver was on time all scheduled days. The private tour to the Great Wall and other tour sites was wonderful with his English speaking driver. Sorry can't remember his name. I would highly recommend Mark for any future travels in Beijing. He will make your trip stress free.Thank you again. Rita!
    Written January 14, 2020
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  • Victor B
    3 contributions
    We had a great experience with this tour company, and Jack as our driver and tour guide. He was early at the hotel for pickup, fluent in English, and had a comfortable minivan with plenty of space. He gave us just the amount of information and guidance we were looking for, while giving us plenty of time to explore the Great Wall on our own. He had great advice for avoiding the crowds and the best views. Would absolutely use this tour company again.
    Written January 18, 2020
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
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