We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save

All Inclusive Private Day Tour to Mutianyu Great Wall and Summer Palace

From US$99.00
Highlights
  • Exciting combo tour of Mutianyu Great Wall and Summer Palace
  • Beat the crowds at a less visited section of the wall
  • Photo op at Beijing's famous "Bird's Nest"
More
All Inclusive Private Day Tour to Mutianyu Great Wall and Summer Palace
From US$99.00
Check Availability
  • Overview
  • What to Expect
  • Important Information
  • Reviews
  • Q&A
Select Date and Travellers
All Inclusive Private Day Tour to Mutianyu Great Wall and Summer Palace
From US$99.00
Overview

Built over 1,400 years ago during the Ming Dynasty, Mutianyu is one of the oldest sections of the Great Wall of China. The UNESCO World Heritage-listed Summer Palace, from the 18th century, contains one of the most famous imperial gardens in the world. Discover both attractions—and explore two millennia of Chinese history—on this unique all inclusive combo tour.

What to Expect
Your day begins with a convenient hotel pickup and scenic drive to the Mutianyu Great Wall, one of the oldest and most rugged sections, covered by picturesque chestnut orchards. Stop for a photo op at Beijing National Stadium, the famous “Bird’s Nest” from the 2008 Summer Olympics.

Unlike the tourist-packed Badaling Wall, which is closer to the city, Mutianyu remains less explored, so you’ll have time to leisurely wander the iconic monument without the crowds. You can even climb ancient watchtowers for views of the surrounding countryside.

Break for a mouthwatering authentic lunch at a local restaurant. Then get ready to shift gears—and jump over a 1,000 years forward in time—at the 18th-century Summer Palace, known as the best-preserved imperial garden in the world. Enjoy the UNESCO-listed landscaped grounds, once home to powerful Qing rulers, before getting dropped back at your hotel in Beijing.
Write a ReviewReviews (114)

1 - 5 of 40 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago
Knowledgable and friendly tour guide

We enjoyed great day made all the more enjoyable by our guide Linda. The basics were all covered and never a problem ... on time for the pick up, excellent english, clean car, fantasitc lunch etc. but it was Linda's professional and extensive knowledge about...More

1  Thank mlloydemana
Reviewed 4 days ago
An amazing experience

We were on a cruise staying overnight for 2 nights in Tianjin (Beijing). We decided to make our own way into Beijing via taxi/train and arrange to be picked up in the morning from our hotel for a tour to the great wall. We decided...More

Thank Yungaburra
Reviewed 5 days ago
Least crowded most adventurous part of the wall

We had a great day at the Mutiyanu section of the Great Wall. The chairlift up and the slide down both were fun. Our guide Lucy was very kind and knowledgeable. We had fun talking about China politics versus the world and were amazed to...More

Thank Yoganshi
Reviewed 1 week ago
Excellent tour with guide Jenny

My husband and I honeymooned in China and had a wonderful time exploring the Great Wall and Summer Palace with Jenny. We were actually in China with a larger tour group but elected to take this private tour because we wanted to see both locations...More

Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Excellent tour!

We had a wonderful private tour of the Great Wall at Mutianyu and the Summer Palace with Linda. I highly recommend Linda as a tour guide. She is very personable and knowledgeable. Everything about our tour was perfect. We were picked up on time and...More

Thank Kathy G
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
jyoti123456789
11 April 2018|
Answer
Response from BertQ71 | Reviewed this property |
Can’t help you there I’m sorry. I visited a month ago when the weather was nice. I suggest you reach out to Qing Directly to get advice.
0
Votes
Colton C
7 April 2018|
Answer
Response from gwen1960 | Reviewed this property |
My guess is yes. But to be sure you would need to ask the company. We were between the 2nd and 3rd rings. Since it’s a private tour, they only have you to pick up
0
Votes