1-Day Mutianyu Great Wall Tour: Special Hike to the Secret Beacon Tower (Group)
Attractions: Mutianyu Great Wall
Tour Code: BC003
Validity: 1st April- 30th November
Departure Time: 7:40am
Meeting Point: East Gate of Beijing Swissotel Hotel (Starbucks)（港澳中心东门星巴克）
Tour Duration: 7:30-16:30
Tour Type: Group Tour
Hiking Duration: 4 -5 hours Price Inclusion: Air-conditioned tour bus, English speaking tour guide, Great Wall Entrance tickets, Lunch.
Highlights View the Great Wall of China on this special sightseeing tour with our unique and exclusive route. You will be taken on a trip back in time, having the chance to explore Beigou village, a small countryside village by the foot of the Great Wall. Completely away from the crowds, this tour takes you to a privileged area that is only known to locals. Hiking through the forest you will be taken to the far peak of the Mutianyu Great Wall section, dodging the noisy and crowded touristic areas. You will be taken personally to the old Wall by our specialized guide, allowing you to see and learn about the most secret and exclusive area of the Wall. From the highest tower, you will descend the Wall to the lowest towers where a pleasant staircase leads you to the bottom giving you the last chance to look back and admire the Wall (or alternatively, take the cable car down the Wall). This tour is suitable for both experienced and amateur hikers of all ages.
-Enjoy a private and reserved part of the Great Wall accessible only by our secret route.
-Explore an exclusive area of the Great Wall that is far from the crowds, giving you the Wall all to yourself.
-Take unique photos (the Wall is yours!) -Explore the full history of the Wall by discovering the local Beigou Village.
-Amazing and exclusive sightseeing of the Wall from the most privileged points.
Tour Itinerary -7:30am: Meet your tour guide and group members at the lobby of Beijing Swissotel Hotel before departing to the Great Wall.
-9:30 am: Arrive at Mutianyu and proceed to take the hiking trail, climbing the mountain to The Great Wall special section (about 1 hour and 20 minutes). By reaching the Wall you will be taken to walk along it and enjoy this private section. (4 hours)
-1:30 pm: Start descending the Great Wall on a gentle trail (or alternatively, you can take the cable car or the toboggan to descend the Wall – our guide will help you with the process). Then, enjoy a delicious lunch at the base of the Great Wall.
-2:30pm: Our guide will take you back to central Beijing.
-4:30pm: Return to the meeting point and tour is over.
Included in the Tour Price: Air-conditioned bus transportation English speaking tour guide. Great Wall entrance ticket. Lunch at a local restaurant.
Meeting Time & Meeting Point:
Meeting time: 07:40 am
Meeting Point: East Gate of Beijing Swissotel Hotel (Starbucks)
Address in Chinese: 北京港澳中心酒店东门口（星巴克咖啡）
Transportation to the meeting point by Subway:
Please take “Subway line 2” and get off at station “Dong Si Shi Tiao”（东四十条）.
Following the signs for exit C, you will find yourself outside the Beijing Swissotel Hotel where our bus parking spot is just 50 meters to the east. Your tour guide with red waistcoat will be waiting for you nearby the Starbucks Coffee. Please show your reservation name and they will direct you to the correct bus.
Note: Subway is highly recommended due to the bad traffic in the morning. Please do not take a taxi if your hotel is more than 4 kilometers away from Beijing Swissotel hotel.