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  1. Great Wall Hiking: Small Group | GetYourGuide
  2. Great Wall Hiking: Small Group | GetYourGuide

    The Simatai and Jinshanling portions of the Great Wall may both be seen on this 3-hour hike. You'll get a chance to see both the original and repaired parts of the Wall in less-trafficked areas.

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  3. Jiankou to Mutianyu Great Wall Small Group Hike | GetYourGuide
  4. Jiankou to Mutianyu Great Wall Small Group Hike | GetYourGuide

    Great Wall hiking path from Jiankou section to Mutianyu section takes around 5 hours to traverse a distance of 10 kilometers. The Great Wall's most steep stretch, the Jiankou Section, will test your mettle.

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  5. Beijing: Mutianyu Great Wall Small-Group Tour with Lunch | GetYourGuide
  6. Beijing: Mutianyu Great Wall Small-Group Tour with Lunch | GetYourGuide

    Take a day excursion from Beijing to Mutianyu, where you'll find a less crowded stretch of the Great Wall. Enjoy breathtaking views of the countryside and a thrilling journey down the mountain on a single-rider toboggan.

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  7. Ancient Beijing & New Olympic Area Group Day Tour | GetYourGuide
  8. Ancient Beijing & New Olympic Area Group Day Tour | GetYourGuide

    Make sure to visit the Beijing Zoo to see the adorable big pandas, as well as the hutong and courtyards to get a genuine sense of the city's culture. On this full-day coach trip of Beijing, you'll see the ancient and the new.

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  9. Mutianyu Great Wall Bus Transfer with Options | GetYourGuide
  10. Mutianyu Great Wall Bus Transfer with Options | GetYourGuide

    Shuttle and ticket options are available from central Beijing to the Mutianyu Great Wall. Every day departure from the same place and time. The cable car and admittance to Mutianyu are included in the transfer price (optional).

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  11. Beijing Airport Private Arrival Transfer | GetYourGuide
  12. Beijing Airport Private Arrival Transfer | GetYourGuide

    With a pre-booked private ride from Beijing International Airport to your hotel in the city center, you won't have to worry about getting there on your own. Save time waiting in taxi lines and avoiding the hassle of lugging bulky luggage about on public transportation.

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  13. From Beijing: Mutianyu Great Wall Transfer with Pick-Up | GetYourGuide
  14. From Beijing: Mutianyu Great Wall Transfer with Pick-Up | GetYourGuide

    Take advantage of a shared hotel shuttle service to the Mutianyu Great Wall. Several US presidents have taken hikes on the most popular portion of the Great Wall. Add acrobatics, lunch, or a cable car ride to your visit for a truly unique experience.

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  15. Mutianyu Great Wall Full-Day Group Tour | GetYourGuide
  16. Mutianyu Great Wall Full-Day Group Tour | GetYourGuide

    Visit the Mutianyu portion of the Great Wall of China and the Jade Factory on a full-day group trip. Stop to see the Ming tombs, a vast underground burial complex.

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  17. Beijing: Peking Opera Night Tour w/ Transfer | GetYourGuide
  18. Beijing: Peking Opera Night Tour w/ Transfer | GetYourGuide

    Liyuan Theater, China's premier Peking Opera venue, promises an unforgettable evening. It's also the most convenient option for getting to the theater from your accommodation.

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  19. Jinshanling Great Wall Group Tour from Beijing | GetYourGuide
  20. Jinshanling Great Wall Group Tour from Beijing | GetYourGuide

    Group tours to Jinshanling Great Wall are available from Beijing, and round-trip transportation is included in the price of each tour. The imperial city's defenses, which have been intact to this day, may be seen during a walk along the ramparts.

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  21. Beijing: Welcome Private Tour w/ a Local | GetYourGuide
  22. Beijing: Welcome Private Tour w/ a Local | GetYourGuide

    It's not just about the things you see when you take one of these excursions; it's about the people you meet as well.

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  23. Lonely Planet Experiences: Small-Group Beijing City Tour | GetYourGuide
  24. Lonely Planet Experiences: Small-Group Beijing City Tour | GetYourGuide

    On this walking tour of Beijing, explore the Temple of Heaven Park, a Taoist temple, a local lunch, Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, and the breathtaking views from Jingshan Park while strolling across the city.

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  25. From Beijing: Great Wall & Forbidden City Full-Day Trip | GetYourGuide
  26. From Beijing: Great Wall & Forbidden City Full-Day Trip | GetYourGuide

    Take a guided tour of Beijing and the surrounding region to see some of the city's most popular sites. The Great Wall, the Royal Palace, and the rest of the Forbidden City will all be on your itinerary, as will a visit to Tiananmen Square.

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  27. Beijing: Jinshanling Great Wall Group Tour with Lunch | GetYourGuide
  28. Beijing: Jinshanling Great Wall Group Tour with Lunch | GetYourGuide

    The Jinshanling portion of the Great Wall may be explored in one day on this group tour. You'll be able to see thousands of bricks and authentic elements from the Ming Dynasty wall here.

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  29. Beijing: Acrobatic Show Night Tour w/ Transfer | GetYourGuide
  30. Beijing: Acrobatic Show Night Tour w/ Transfer | GetYourGuide

    The Acrobatic Show is a prominent Beijing nightlife attraction known for its high-risk, high-reward acts. Audiences from all around the world will be able to enjoy this presentation, which is suitable for all ages.

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  31. Beijing: PEK Airport to/from City Private Transfer | GetYourGuide
  32. Beijing: PEK Airport to/from City Private Transfer | GetYourGuide

    .Enjoy the ease of a private journey from Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK) to your Beijing hotel, relieving you of the hassle of arranging transportation on your own.

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  33. From Beijing: Badaling Great Wall & Ming Tomb Full-Day Tour | GetYourGuide
  34. From Beijing: Badaling Great Wall & Ming Tomb Full-Day Tour | GetYourGuide

    Join a group trip of the Badaling Great Wall to see it in all its glory. Climb the nearly 600-year-old watchtowers of China's historic Great Wall.

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  35. Mini Group Tour in Mutianyu Great Wall, Summer Palace and Olympic Stadium
  36. Mini Group Tour in Mutianyu Great Wall, Summer Palace and Olympic Stadium

    There are only two ways to see the Great Wall: on a group trip, when you'll be one of many, or on a private tour, which may be rather expensive. This small-group trip, which is limited to six people, provides a customized experience and excellent value. Take a short journey from Beijing, then hike the wall for two hours. Included in the trip fee is a Chinese meal.

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  37. Forbidden City 4-Hour Guided Tour (Morning & Afternoon Departure)
  38. Forbidden City 4-Hour Guided Tour (Morning & Afternoon Departure)


    Choose this trip to view and learn the profound history behind the Forbidden City's architectural treasures. A tour of the Forbidden City without a guide is less enlightening. This offering is for people who want to spend more time in the Forbidden City to learn its imperial culture. We'll spend 4 hours seeing the palace's West, East, and Central Lines. You'll see the Meridian Gate, the magnificent towers, museums, the Royal Garden, and the Royal Family Residence on your Forbidden City tour.


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  39. Private All-Inclusive Day Tour: Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Mutianyu Great Wall
  40. Private All-Inclusive Day Tour: Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Mutianyu Great Wall


    On this full-day private trip, you'll see Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, and the Great Wall of China at Mutianyu in Beijing. A round-trip cable car or toboggan ride at the Great Wall is also included in the package, as is private transportation to and from the hotel.


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  41. All Inclusive Mutianyu Great Wall and Summer Palace Private Day Tour
  42. All Inclusive Mutianyu Great Wall and Summer Palace Private Day Tour


    Private full-day tours from Beijing visit the Great Wall at Mutianyu and the Summer Palace (Yiheyuan). The Mutianyu part of the Great Wall of China is less popular, thus it's less crowded. Then wander through the lush grounds of the stately Summer Palace, dotted with temples and other eye-catching attractions. Includes guide, lunch, entry fees, cable car ticket, private vehicle, and hotel pickup and drop-off.


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  43. Private Tour: Temple of Heaven, Tiananmen Square, Summer Palace and Forbidden City
  44. Private Tour: Temple of Heaven, Tiananmen Square, Summer Palace and Forbidden City

    You'll explore the best of Beijing on this private trip, which includes a visit to the Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Tiananmen Square, and more. All transportation, planning, and logistics are taken care of by your guide, so you can just enjoy your vacation. The tour includes a meal of Peking duck and a boat ride around the Summer Palace.



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  45. Crowd-free Small Group Tour from Beijing: Great Wall Experience
  46. Crowd-free Small Group Tour from Beijing: Great Wall Experience



    Experience the Great Wall of China in a more intimate setting by joining a small group tour departing from Beijing. Explore the Mutianyu portion of the wall with a trained guide and scale Ming Dynasty watchtowers for breathtaking views of the surrounding area. Enjoy a great Chinese supper before traveling to Beijing in comfort and style via comfortable round-trip transportation.

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  47. Mini Group: 2-Day Beijing Highlights and Great Wall Tour
  48. Mini Group: 2-Day Beijing Highlights and Great Wall Tour

    This two-day Beijing city tour gives you plenty of time to explore everything the city has to offer. Attractions like Tian'anmen Square and Mutianyu's Great Wall may be seen with an experienced tour guide who knows where to look. Both days of transportation and lunch are included. If you plan to remain in Beijing, you will need to arrange your own lodging.


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  49. Private Mutianyu Great Wall Trip With Speaking-English Driver
  50. Private Mutianyu Great Wall Trip With Speaking-English Driver


    This tour from Beijing includes a private driver who will take you to the Great Wall. Travel to the Mutianyu Great Wall, which is less busy than the other sections. Hike around the wall at your own speed to take in the various panoramic vistas it has to offer. A cable car trip and a toboggan ride are available as optional extras. Set your own departure time for this customized trip.


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  51. Private Mutianyu Great Wall Trip with English-Speaking Driver
  52. Private Mutianyu Great Wall Trip with English-Speaking Driver

    Travel alone to the Great Wall of China from Beijing. Walk around Mutianyu, a New7Wonders location on the Great Wall in China, for as long as you like. You may ride a toboggan down the walls at this site, or you can take a cable car up and down the ramparts (own expense). Explore the Great Wall's many guard towers and ornamental components, and don't miss out on some great photo possibilities in the process.

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  53. Great Wall of China at Mutianyu Full-Day Tour Including Lunch from Beijing
  54. Great Wall of China at Mutianyu Full-Day Tour Including Lunch from Beijing

    On a full-day tour from Beijing, avoid the crowds and view the old Mutianyu portion of the Great Wall of China. Learn about the 6th-century section's history and take in the stunning natural surroundings that surrounds it with the help of a tour guide. Take a ride on a cable car if you'd want to see spectacular parapets and fortified watch towers (own expense). Included are an authentic Chinese lunch and round-trip transportation from your Beijing hotel.



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  55. Private Beijing Layover Tour: PEK Airport to Mutianyu Great Wall
  56. Private Beijing Layover Tour: PEK Airport to Mutianyu Great Wall

    Visit the Mutianyu Great Wall even if you just have a short stopover in Beijing, since it is one of the world's greatest natural marvels. Optional extras include an English-speaking guide, lunch at a local restaurant, admission fees, and tickets to the toboggan or cable car.


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  57. 3-Day Beijing Sightseeing Private Custom-Made Combo Tour
  58. 3-Day Beijing Sightseeing Private Custom-Made Combo Tour

    This personalized three-day Beijing trip package lets you design your own agenda. The Great Wall, the Summer Palace, the Forbidden City, and Tiananmen Square are just a few of the sights you can see on your private tour of Beijing. Your hotel will be picked up everyday for this tour, so you can take your time and enjoy the sights at your own speed.


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  59. Great Wall of China at Badaling and Ming Tombs Day Tour from Beijing
  60. Great Wall of China at Badaling and Ming Tombs Day Tour from Beijing

    Full-day trip to the Great Wall of China and the Ming Tombs from Beijing are two of China's most popular tourist sites. Visit the Badaling portion of the Great Wall with a guide and take in the breathtaking environment that surrounds it. The Chang Ling Tomb, a spectacular Ming emperor burial site, is the next stop on your journey. Enjoy a traditional Chinese lunch and return transportation from your Beijing hotel as you satisfy your hunger.


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  61. 4-Hour Private Beijing Walking Tour of the Forbidden City
  62. 4-Hour Private Beijing Walking Tour of the Forbidden City

    Beijing's most popular tourist destination, the UNESCO-listed Forbidden City, attracts nearly 14 million people each year and the traffic to match. With a private guide, pre-paid admission tickets, and an itinerary customized to your tastes, this half-day walking tour guarantees that you get the most out of your time. Taxi service is also provided.



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  63. Private Layover Tour: Mutianyu Great Wall, Tiananmen Square, and Forbidden City
  64. Private Layover Tour: Mutianyu Great Wall, Tiananmen Square, and Forbidden City


    Allow a personal tour to show you around Beijing while you're waiting for your flight at Beijing Capital International Airport. Consider seeing Mutianyu and the Forbidden City while you're in China. In addition to seeing Tiananmen Square, the tour includes a traditional Chinese lunch. This full-day excursion includes private transportation to and from the airport.

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  65. Beijing Hutong Food and Beer Tour by Tuk Tuk
  66. Beijing Hutong Food and Beer Tour by Tuk Tuk


    For those who want to sample the best food Beijing has to offer, this is the tour for you. Take a private tuk-tuk tour and see hidden eateries and private residences that you would otherwise miss. Enjoy Beijing wraps, flame-grilled meats, and noodles, as well as limitless beer and a visit to a local brewery, all while learning about local food. You'll eat a lot of food throughout your tastings.


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  67. Mini Group: Beijing Forbidden City Tour with Great Wall Hiking at Mutianyu
  68. Mini Group: Beijing Forbidden City Tour with Great Wall Hiking at Mutianyu


    On a full-day tour that begins in Beijing and ends at the Great Wall of China, you'll see three of Beijing's most iconic attractions. Begin with a tour of the UNESCO-listed Forbidden City, which includes a stop to Chairman Mao's Mausoleum, before moving on to Tiananmen Square. You may ride a cable car up to the Great Wall of China's Mutianyu portion, then walk around the ramparts to get the best views. During a great trip, learn about the sites from your knowledgeable guide.

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  69. Skip the Line: Beijing Forbidden City Admission Ticket
  70. Skip the Line: Beijing Forbidden City Admission Ticket

    Beijing's dense population makes it tough to avoid the masses. This Forbidden City admittance ticket is the best method to guarantee a stress-free visit with no waiting around. Using your passport near the main entrance, next to the Tiananmen Gate, you may gain access to your pre-booked admittance time slot. Finally, you'll be able to explore the royal complex and enjoy its pagodas and other gorgeous structures.


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  71. 2-Day Beijing Highlights Small-Group Tour
  72. 2-Day Beijing Highlights Small-Group Tour


    Small-group travel doesn't get much more intimate or efficient than this door-to-door trip, which accommodates a maximum of six passengers. VIP access to the Forbidden City and Mutianyu Great Wall; Temple of Heaven and Summer Palace; Tiananmen Square, Jingshan Park, and Beijing National Stadium; and two exquisite meals. Upgrade to include a nightly acrobatic performance.

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  73. Beijing Layover Private Transfer: Mutianyu Great Wall and Beijing City Attractions
  74. Beijing Layover Private Transfer: Mutianyu Great Wall and Beijing City Attractions


    A private chauffeured transfer to the Great Wall and the city center is a great way to make the most of your time in Beijing while you are there. Enjoy the opportunity to tailor the route to your interests and time limits. After arriving at the Beijing International Airport, your driver will be waiting to take you to the sights you've selected. For the length of the tour, take advantage of private transportation and arrive at the airport in plenty of time for your flight.

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What are guided tours?

As a general rule, guided tours are all-inclusive group trips that are led by a local expert in the area and follow a predetermined travel agenda. There are several guided tours, skip-the-line tickets, group day/night trips, culinary tastings, wine tastings, and even airport shuttles available.

Should I use guided tours on my vacations?

Explore and experience your destination like a local.

Find the hidden treasures! Tours to locations and activities you never knew existed are waiting for you.

Avoid scams and pay better prices

Beware of cons! Tourists are frequently taken advantage of by unscrupulous local agents in other countries. Book your guided tours early!

I have a tight budget, can I still buy a guided tour?

Whatever your budget, there is almost certainly a guided tour for you among the huge range available.

Save time, and Get the most out of your trip.

Finding local tours in your destination is a waste of your precious vacation time.

With a scheduled tour schedule, you know precisely what you’ll be doing every day, eliminating the possibility of any disappointment.

Check reviews before buying a guided tour

Spoilt for choices and not sure which guided tour to choose? Check out past reviews and decide on which activities suit you better.

No risk to you. Free cancellation

Many of the guided tours allow you to change your mind and cancel your reservation up to 24 hours prior to the activity day without incurring any additional fees. If your trip plans alter at the last minute, this will come in handy.

Meet people all over the world, make new friends on your next vacation

Joining guided tours is a great way to meet new friends from all over the world.

Types of guided tours available for your vacation

Depending upon the city you are traveling to, there are practically any guide tours and activities for everyone. There are outdoor guided tours, water activities, Nature trails, Music festivals, Local food trips, Workshops and Classes, Arts Performances, Hidden Gems expedition, beer or wine drinking and tasting trips, exclusive TV & Movies trips, romantic couple trips, children’ activities, tours to Parks and Gardens, Island expedition trips, check out well-known landmarks, Museum guided tours and tickets, Airport transfer services, Memorials for you to check out to under the local culture and history, go up Towers & seeing platforms to get a birds-eye view of the landscape, shopping tours, theaters and auditorium, stop by ports and harbors, sightseeing cruise, bikes for rental, helicopter rides, ferry tickets, Jeep and SUV for rental, luxury yacht services and sailboat rental.