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Beijing Layover Small Group Tour to Great Wall & Forbidden City (7AM-3PM)

You'll start at
Beijing Capital International Airport
Or, you can also get picked up
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  • 1
    Mutianyu Great Wall
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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  • 2
    Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang)
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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  • 3
    Forbidden City-The Palace Museum
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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You'll return to the starting point
    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Beijing Capital International Airport, Shunyi, Beijing, China

    Traveler pickup is offered
    Beijing Capital Airport Terminal 3 Arrival Hall Starbucks Coffee (right beside the international exit B)


    • Capital Airport, Shunyi, Beijing 101300 China
    Departure Time
    7:00 AM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • A licensed English-speaking tour guide and a professional driver with air-conditioning vehicle.
    • Free-bottled mineral water.
    • Service charge & government taxes.
    • China life tourist accident/casualty insurance.
    • Entrance tickets to the Great Wall and Forbidden City.
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Entry/Admission - Mutianyu Great Wall
    • Entry/Admission - Forbidden City-The Palace Museum
    • Personal expenses.
    • Cable cars/toboggan at Great Wall.
    • Gratuities, tips to guides or drivers.
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • This tour is suitable for your arrival at Beijing airport at Beijing time before 5AM and departs at 5PM Beijing time or later.
    • The pick-up address is Starbucks coffee shop at terminal 3 arrival hall (beside the international exit B). If your flight arrive at terminal 1 or 2, please take the airport shuttle bus to terminal 3. But we can transfer you to terminal 1 or 2 to catch your next flight after the tour.
    • If you stay in a hotel, please go to the pick-up address on your own.
    • The tour duration is fixed, if you would like to stay longer or shorter time at Great Wall. Please choose our private tour.
    • If you did not show up on time at the meeting point at 7am, we will go on with our tour.
    • Countries qualified for the 144-hour Visa-free Transit in Beijing Capital International Airport: Albania, Argentina, Austria, Australia, Belgium, Belarus, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, Chile, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Mexico, Macedonia, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Republic of Montenegro, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Serbia, United Arab Emirates, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States.
    • The 144-hour Visa-free Transit only applies to passengers who transit through Beijing Capital International Airport in Beijing. The destination and place of departure cannot be the same.(e.g Auckland – Beijing – Auckland)
    • We don’t take any responsibility if you are not able to get visa-free and get out of airport for some reasons.
    • Stroller accessible
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Key Details
    • Duration: 8h
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    • Languages Offered: English
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