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Mutianyu Great Wall Bus Transfer with Options

1. Mutianyu Great Wall Bus Transfer with Options

Save time and money taking this dedicated bus direct to the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall, one of the most famous sites in the world. Climb aboard the bus departing from downtown Beijing City and arrive at Mutianyu. Follow your guide from the parking lot to take a shuttle to the admission gate. Enjoy 4–5 hours of free time to climb up to the 20th Watchtower to take in the scenic view. Marvel at this amazing structure you have seen in so many pictures. If you choose, take the scenic cable car and see one for the most famous attractions in the world from another point of view. Upon exiting the Great Wall, take the shuttle back to the parking lot. From there a bus will take you back to Beijing City.

Beijing: Tian'anmen Square and Forbidden City Walking Tour

2. Beijing: Tian'anmen Square and Forbidden City Walking Tour

Meet in front of Beijing Urban Planning Center(or your Beijing downtown hotel's lobby if you choose the private tour), follow your tour guide to enter Tian'anmen Square from the travel agency passage which save you some time. Once get on the Tian'anmen Square, your tour guide will introduce the buildings around you, including the The Great Hall of the People, The National Museum of China, The Mausoleum of Mao Zedong, The Monument to the People's Heroes. Learn how the building was brought to life. Hear about the history events that took place here over time. Walk through the square and enter through the Tian'anmen gate, then enter the Forbidden City from the Meridian Gate. The Forbidden City is the largest and the best-preserved imperial palace complex in the world. You will visit the most important buildings along the middle axis of the palace, then visit two courtyards in the west chamber, be immersed in their history explained by your licensed and passionate guide. Lastly, you will visit the Imperial Garden and your tour will ends here, you can choose to explore more of the Forbidden City on your own, or your tour guide will advise where to catch a taxi to your next destination.

Beijing: Mutianyu Great Wall and Summer Palace Private Tour

3. Beijing: Mutianyu Great Wall and Summer Palace Private Tour

Meet your private guide in your hotel's lobby at your preferred time in Beijing. Then heading directly to Mutianyu Great Wall which will take about 1.5 hours, your tour guide will explain the related histories and stories on the way, sit back and enjoy the countryside sceneries along the way. Once arrive at the The Mutianyu Great Wall, you’ll take the cable car or ski lift up to the Wall, spend some time to hike up and down for about 1.5 hours at the various sections of the Wall, exploring the watch and beacon towers. Afterwards, stop at a local restaurant for lunch. In the afternoon, continue to explore a well-preserved royal garden: the Summer Palace. Follow your tour guide to stroll around the garden, learn the stories and histories behind the buildings. Get to know the famous " Dragon Lady" and her life in the Summer Palace. After the tour finished, you will be transferred back to your hotel or other sites you want to go in Beijing city.

From Beijing: Mutianyu Great Wall Transfer with Pick-Up

4. From Beijing: Mutianyu Great Wall Transfer with Pick-Up

Explore the most well-known and preserved section of the Great Wall in Mutianyu. This section is a UNESCO heritage site has appeared in some Hollywood movies and has been climbed by former US President Barack Obama. Depart from Beijing at your hotel at around 7 AM with a shared pick-up or meet at the downtown station at around 8 AM. Head to Mutianyu with a convenient air-conditioned transfer. Arrive in Mutianyu at around 9-9:30 AM. Take amazing photos of the Mutianyu Wall from multiple angles - either down from the hill or up from the wall if you purchase the admission ticket option. Then, challenge yourself with a 5-6km hike from the bottom to the top of the highest station which was once a beacon. Or take an easier route with the cable car option so that you can ascend the later half directly. Enjoy around 3-3.5 hours to explore by yourself. Include a 10-dish authentic Chinese lunch at checkout and enjoy the lunch at around 12:30 PM just next to the parking lot. After finishing lunch, the bus will take you back to the famous shopping street in Wangfujing or the National Stadium (know as the "Bird's Nest") in the heart of Beijing city. If you are interested in the Chinese acrobatic show, remember to add the Acrobatic show add-on before checkout, stay on the bus and the bus will take you there to enjoy the 5:30 PM show.

Beijing: Temple of Heaven and Forbidden City Private Tour

5. Beijing: Temple of Heaven and Forbidden City Private Tour

Meet your tour guide in the lobby of your hotel, your private tour will begins with a visit to the stunning Temple of Heaven visited by the emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties for annual ceremonies of prayer to Heaven. Stroll around the garden with your tour guide, watching local people doing morning exercises and you are welcome to join! Follow your tour guide to stroll around the courtyards in the Temple of Heaven park, learn the histories and stories about the temple with your tour guide, get to know what an emperor's worship looks like. You will visit major buildings inside the park, including Hall of Prayer for Good Harvest, Hall or Imperial Zenith, Echo Wall, Nine Dragon Cypress, Circular Mount Alter and more. After lunch in the local restaurant, then head to the Tienanmen Square, home to the National Museum of China and many other buildings. If there is anything you particularly want to see, feel free to let your guide know. The best thing about having a private guide is that the tour can be tailored to the things that interest you the most. Pass through the south gate to the magnificent Forbidden City, a 250-acre complex of courtyards, palaces, pavilions and gardens, which served as the imperial palace for emperors and their households for more than 500 years. Follow your tour guide to explore most important buildings inside the Forbidden city, Hall of Great Harmony, Hall of Central Harmony, Hall of Preserving Harmony, Hall of Heavenly Purity, Hall of Union, Hall of Earthly Tranquility and the Imperial Garden. If you want to spend more time to explore the Forbidden city just let your tour guide know. After the tour finish, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Beijing.

Beijing: Simatai Great Wall & Gubei Water Town Private Tour

6. Beijing: Simatai Great Wall & Gubei Water Town Private Tour

Meet your tour guide in your hotel lobby at prearrange time. Then heading directly to Simatai Great Wall ( 2 hours ), your tour guide will explain the related history and stories, you will also enjoy the beautiful countryside scenery . Once arrive, you will first take a golf car to the foot of the mountain and take a cable car to reach the top of the Simatai Great Wall. There are 10 watch towers opened to the public at night, follow your tour guide to hike up and down to get a different Great Wall experience. You will also enjoy beautiful overlook of the entire Gubei Water Town. After descend by cable car, stroll around the Gubei Water Town to discover the charm. Gubei Water Town is a replica of Wuzhen Water Town in the Southern China. There are 6 areas in Gubei Water Town including Old Barracks Area, Minguo Street Area, Water Street Area, Wonglong, and etc. Explore different shops, tasty the food, and shop for your China gifts there. After a delicious dinner, this fantastic tour will end by driving you back to your hotel in Beijing.

Beijing: Sightseeing Nighttime Tour

7. Beijing: Sightseeing Nighttime Tour

Meet your guide in your hotel's lobby, hop into your private vehicle or take the subway and set off on your 4 hour night tour. Taking in most of Beijing's city iconic attractions, you’ll see how just magical the capital is at nightfall, with beautifully lit buildings lining its bustling streets. Tour including the following stops:(it may change depending on the traffic and other conditionals) Pass along Chang'an Avenue, the most important and political street in Beijing. Stroll around Tian'anmen square which is regarded as the largest city central square in the world which can hold half a million people at one time. Follow your tour guide to explore the surrounding buildings and learn the histories behind.( Please note Tian'anmen Square need to make reservation one day in advance, last minute booking we are not able to get into Tian'anmen Square, we will take you walk around the square instead) Discover the charm of the the National Centre for the Performing Arts. The exterior of the theater is a titanium accented glass dome that is completely surrounded by a man-made lake. It is said to look like an egg floating on water, or a water drop. It was designed as an iconic feature, something that would be immediately recognizable. Stroll around the Houhai lake area to enjoy a piece of charm. Follow your tour guide to walk through the Hutong area and explore the shops. Stop at Beijing National Stadiums for some awesome night pictures. Driven by the CCTV headquarter. The most remarkable architecture in China.(for tour with private transfer) Then you will have the chance to visit the Central Business District- Beijing's Manhattan area. You can't miss the shopping centers here, they are well known from their massive LED lights and very colorful. (for tour with private transfer) You will end your tour by transferring/subway back to your centrally located hotel in Beijing or any places in central Beijing. If you booked the night tour with dinner, you will choose to visit 3-4 nightlife zone and dinner in the local restaurant, you can choose Yunnan cuisine, famous Peking Duck dinner, or Hotpot or maybe Dim sum or Sichuan, just feel free to discuss with your tour guide, they will take you to the right palce. Please note : If you want to watch the flag lowering ceremony on Tian'anmen square, please add into "Special requirement".

Beijing: Forbidden City Temple of Heaven with Hutong Tours

8. Beijing: Forbidden City Temple of Heaven with Hutong Tours

This amazing classic city tour of Beijing that includes both visiting the most popular attractions and also some small historic alleys. You will start your day from walking around the Tian'anmen Square, heading to Forbidden City, understanding the local life in the hutongs and end up your day by going to Temple of Heaven. Hotel transfer and entrance tickets are all included. You can choose different Language.

China (with VPN), Hong Kong and Macau: eSIM Data Plan

9. China (with VPN), Hong Kong and Macau: eSIM Data Plan

Enjoy a high-speed data pack to stay connected with your friends and family on WhatsApp and seamlessly check up on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter throughout your trip to China. Access all these Apps and websites without being restricted by the Chinese firewall or using a VPN, providing you with connectivity if you are going to China, Hong Kong, or Macau. This data plan comes with an eSIM and you don’t have to switch SIM Cards between your devices anymore. Simply scan the eSIM profile then follow the simple steps of installation and you can get connected to the Internet once you arrive. The eSIM data service is only supported on eSIM enabled devices. Please check if your devices have eSIM functions before you place the orders. All iPhone model launched beyond iPhone XS can support eSIM. For Android, if you are unsure, please check with the guideline photo for eligibility. If you can not connect to the internet after install this eSIM, please follow the Self Help Troubleshooting Guide in your GYG voucher. APN (Access Point Name): ctm-mobile Local operator info: China - China Unicom Hong Kong: csl Macau: CTM

Beijing: Longqing Gorge, Ming Tombs & Lunch Private Day Tour

10. Beijing: Longqing Gorge, Ming Tombs & Lunch Private Day Tour

Your English speaking guide and private car will pick you up at in your hotel's lobby.  Heading directly to Longqing Gorge, on the way you will driving pass by Juyongguan Great Wall and Badaling Great Wall, your tour guide will explain the related histories and stories, sit back enjoy the sceneries along the way. Upon arrival. Follow your tour guide to explore the Longqing Gorge. You will take the fun dragon escalator up then experience a cruise along the beautiful lake which will give you a nice memory, enjoy amazing view of the area and be amazed by the beauty of the nature. Explore the temples and island with your tour guide and spend about 2 hours inside the Long Qing Gorge Stop at a local restaurant  for a delicious Chinese countryside style lunch. Then heading directly to Dingling at the Ming Tombs. Once arrive at Dingling Tomb, your guide will give a detailed stories about the Ming dynasties history and tell the life story of the owner of this tomb. Be amazed by the complicated burial culture in the Ming Dynasty, feel free to ask questions if you have. After the Dingling visit, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Beijing.

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