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Beijing: Mutianyu Great Wall & Underground Palace Tour

Product ID: 45718
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Explore one of the best-preserved sections of the Great Wall of China on a full-day tour to Mutianyu. See the largest collection of tombs of the Ming Dynasty at the Ming Tombs and visit a jade factory.
About this activity
Duration 1 day
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible

Pickup included

Pick-up from your hotel in Beijing between 6.30 AM to 7.00 AM.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Visit the mausoleums of the Ming emperors at the Ming Tombs
  • Walk along a section of the Mutianyu Great Wall of China
  • Enjoy a traditional Chinese lunch
Full description
Visit 2 of the most famous attractions in China on a full-day tour of the Ming Tombs and Great Wall of China.

Following a pickup from your hotel in Beijing between 6:30 AM and 7 AM, transfer to the Ming Tombs, collectively known as the “Thirteen Tombs of the Ming Dynasty.” Located approximately 26 miles (42 kilometers) north-northwest of Beijing city center. Located on the southern slope of Tianshou Mountain, the site was chosen on the principles of feng shui by the Yongle Emperor (the 3rd Ming emperor).

At present, only the Sacred Way (or “Spirit Way”), Chang Ling Tomb, Zhao Ling Tomb, and Ding Ling Tomb are open to the public. Visit Chang Ling, the largest of the Ming Tombs, where the Yongle Emperor and his wife Empress Xu are buried.

Next, visit a jade factory to see how the famous jade products are made. Enjoy a traditional Chinese lunch before heading to the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall of China. Take a walking tour along one of the best-preserved sections of the Great Wall, and enjoy the picturesque views of the surrounding hills and forests from the Watch Tower.

You will have about 2 hours at the Mutianyu Great Wall, ending at approximately 3:30 PM. On route back to your hotel, visit a tea shop to enjoy the Chinese traditional tea ceremony. The tour ends with drop-off at your hotel around 6 PM.
  • Guide
  • Transportation by 22-seat, air-conditioned coach
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Entrance fees
  • Traditional Chinese lunch
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Cable car fee (RMB 120)
  • Shuttle bus fee (RMB 15)
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
Know before you go
• A visit to 1 or 2 shops or markets is always included in a group tour, but you are not expected to buy anything
• A complimentary pick-up service is available from your hotel located within the city center in Beijing. If your hotel is not in city center, your tour guide will call you at your hotel one day before departure to confirm your departure time and a pick-up point in Beijing city center. You will need to go to the pick-up point by taxi at your own expense
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Product ID: 45718