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BJ25: 2 Days Great Wall Trip to Mutianyu and Simatai

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Day 1 Beijing - Mutianyu Great Wall - Simatai Great Wall
Night view of Simatai Great Wall
Night view of Simatai Great Wall
Our guide will pick you up in the lobby of your hotel in the morning at the appointed time. After a 2-hour drive, you will arrive at the Mutianyu Great Wall, which is mostly built on steep cliffs, and is one of the best-preserved parts of China's Great Wall. It is known for its closely-spaced watchtowers and beautiful natural scenery. We will go up to and down from the Mutianyu Great Wall by cable car. If you want to descend from the Great Wall by slideway, please tell your guide in advance and she/he will be very glad to arrange it for you. 

At noon, you will arrange your lunch for yourself. Our guide can give you some recommendations based on your preferences. After lunch, we will drive to Gubei Water Town located at the foot of the Simatai Great Wall. It is a charming antique town by the river with ancient houses, archways, towers and bridges everywhere. Upon arrival, our guide will help you check-in at the hotel. Then you can have a good rest in your room or explore the town. Dinner is by your own arrangement, and we suggest you choose a restaurant with a good view so you can enjoy the majestic Simatai Great Wall and delicious food at the same time.

Later our guide will pick you up from the hotel at around 7:00pm for a one-hour Simatai Great Wall night tour. Here, too, we go up to and down from the Great Wall by cable car. The Simatai Great Wall, built on mountain ridges, is also one of the best-preserved parts of ancient China's Great Wall where you can view the original Great Wall scenery. It is also the only Great Wall section that is open to visitors at night. From the Wall you may find just the right spot to appreciate the sunset and look at the night scene over Gubei Water Town with its lights on. 

Meals: No meals, advice freely available
Day 2 Gubei Water Town - Beijing
Simatai Great Wall
Simatai Great Wall
After breakfast in the hotel, our guide will take you to tour around the town. There are many traditional craft workshops in the town such as the brewery and cloth dyeing workshop, as well as some unique attractions, such as the Ancient Security Guard Company and old opera stage. We will offer you a chance to experience the Chinese paper-cutting or the Spring Festival pictures painting. At noon, we will prepare for you an authentic Chinese hot pot meal with a la carte menu (valued at CNY150.00 per person and included in our price).

After lunch, our guide will escort you back to the hotel, railway station or airport in Beijing.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
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Today your Simatai Great Wall tour ends at around 1:00pm and we will return to the hotel in Beijing at around 3:30pm. If you want to stay longer at Gubei Water Town, we will be happy to arrange it for you. If you leave Beijing for your next destination today, we suggest reserving a train departing after 4:30 pm or a flight after 5:00 pm. Usually, it takes about 2.5 hours from Gubei Water Town to the railway station and 2 hours to the airport. 
DestinationsLuxury HotelsStandard Hotels
Gubei TownGubei Water Town William Edgar Hotel Gubei Water Town Changcheng Inn
Tour Prices
With Luxury Hotels
2-3 travelers4-5 travelers6-9 travelers
$519  
$369  
$319  
With Standard Hotels
2-3 travelers4-5 travelers6-9 travelers
$489  
$339  
$289  
  • Prices are per person in US Dollars based on double occupancy.
  • Any parts of the itinerary e.g. tour length, activities & hotels can be tailored to your individual interests.
Price Includes
  • Hotel accommodation with breakfasts in Gubei Water Town
  • Lunches as itinerary specifies
  • Private English-speaking guide
  • Private driver & air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance fees to tourist sites
Price Excludes
  • Air or train fares
  • Entry visa fees
  • Tips or gratuities for guide and driver
  • Peak season surcharge (Fridays, Saturdays, public holidays etc.)
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