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Tour Overview

Duration: 5-9 hours
Tour Type: Private Tour
Departure: Everyday Layover Tour Map

Tour Itinerary

Upon your arrival at Beijing Capital International Airport, you need some time to go through the immigration and get a visa-free transit. Our tour guide will meet you at the international arrival exit, holding a sign with your name. Then we drive to the famous Mutianyu Great Wall, which is the most beautiful section of the Great Wall. It takes about 1 hour's driving to get to Mutianyu Great Wall. Go hiking on the Great Wall for about 2 hours. Cable car or toboggan is optional. After the tour, we will transfer you back to the airport.

Note: After landing in airport, do NOT go to the "International Transfer" door, or you will not be able to leave the airport. You should go to the Immigration - 24/144-hour Visa-Free Transit Lane to apply for Visa-Free permit.

Route 1: Great Wall Only
If you have minimun 7-8 hours layover time, you can take this Airport-Great Wall tour.

Route 2: Great Wall + Forbidden City
If you have more than 11 hours' layover time, you can add Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square to this itinerary.

For 2-3 days transit stay in Beijing, please check these tours

Important Information for Visa-Free Tour

1. A valid passport issued by one of the 53 Countries that Valid for the Visa-Free Policy .
2. An outbound air ticket to a third country departs within 144 hours. (Third country means the "to country" must be different than "from country", and the outbound flight must leave China directly which can Not have any stop over inside China mainland)
3. Arrival/Departure Card. You can fill in the card at the airport counter or on the plane, information including nationality, name, flight number, passport number and etc.
1. Upon landing, follow the "Baggage Claim" sign, walk to immigration until you see China Inspection and Quarantine. Go to the 24/144-hour Visa-Free Transit Lane, where to apply for visa-free transit to leave the airport. Show the officer Arrival Card, Passport and outbound flight ticket. You will get transit entry permit on your passport.
Note: Do NOT go to the "Transfer" door, or you will not be able to leave the airport. It means you are ready to fly again.
2. Take the escalator to the airport train, follow the "Baggage Claim" sign to get off the train at T3-C Station.
3. Pass the Baggage Claim Area and go through Customs.
4. Come out by Arrival Exit, meet our guide at the exit or Starbucks who is holding a sign with your name.
1. Minimum 7-8 hours' layover is required for Great Wall only.
2. Minimum 11 hours' layover is required for both the Great Wall and the Forbidden City.
It takes about 1 hour and 10 mins drive from the airport to the Mutianyu Great Wall. Normally our guests hike on the Great Wall for 2 hours.
You also need 1 hour from landed to get out of the airport, and get back to the airport 2 hours in advance of your next flight.
It takes about 2 hours to drive from Mutianyu Great Wall to the Forbidden City, 1-2 hours inside the Forbidden City.
There are more than 20 restaurants near the Great Wall, such as Burger King, Lakers Pizza, Xianlaoman Dumplings, Subway sandwich and Youshunju restaurant.
Yes, of course. We can take you to your hotel without extra charge.
If you can Not inform us 24 hours in advance, you will lose 365CNY ($58 USD) as the cancellation fee, because we already planed car and guide to wait you in the airport, we need pay them.
Tour price includes: Tour price excludes:
Pick-up and drop-off from airport. Tips for the tour guide.
Air-conditioned car, van or bus.  Cable car CNY120 ($19) or toboggan fee CNY100 ($16).
Entrance tickets of the attractions as listed. Lunch.
English-speaking tour guide.  
How to Book?
1. Book online with credit card, inform us your arrival/departure flight, and your mobile phone number, we will send you confirmation email.
2. When you arrive in Beijing, our guide will pick you up in the International Arrival Exit. (Your mobile phone will help us contact you in airport)
Price per person Inquiry or
Great Wall Only, you are 1 person, : $191 (1,200CNY)
Great Wall Only, you have 2 persons, : $108 (680CNY)
Great Wall Only, you have 3 persons, : $89 (560CNY)
Great Wall Only, you have 4 persons, : $84 (530CNY)
Great Wall Only, you have 5-6 persons, : $70 (440CNY)
Great Wall Only, you have 7-9 persons, : $60 (380CNY)
Great Wall Only, you have >=10 persons, : $54 (340CNY)
Great Wall + Forbidden City, you are 1 person, : $213 (1,340CNY)
Great Wall + Forbidden City, you have 2 persons, : $127 (800CNY)
Great Wall + Forbidden City, you have 3 persons, : $107 (670CNY)
Great Wall + Forbidden City, you have 4 persons, : $100 (630CNY)
Great Wall + Forbidden City, you have 5-6 persons, : $88 (550CNY)
Great Wall + Forbidden City, you have 7-9 persons, : $80 (500CNY)
Great Wall + Forbidden City, you have >=10 persons, : $70 (440CNY)
Optional Activities: then click "Book".
Great Wall Cable Car (to the top of hill, round trip), : +$22 (140CNY)
Great Wall Toboggan (slide from top of hill, round trip), : +$19 (120CNY)

Payment Methods: 1.Pay cash to tour guide 2.Credit card 3.PayPal 4.Bank transfer

Customer Reviews: Rating: 4.67 of 5 Star, base on 3 reviews Write a Review
Click for Review DetailsWe had a great time at the Great Wall. Our guide Sue was very knowledgeable and charming. We had very little time on our layover since the visa process at the airport took a long time, but Sue and the driver managed to make our time worth and enjoyable... More
Rating: 5 of 5 Stars! [5 of 5 Stars!] written by , Date Added:
It was pretty good time was limited due to the amount of time to get our visa and the airport. I was disappointed that there were no coats like the advertisement and our tour guide Chris knew nothing about "warm coats" that were supposed to be provided. I was very cold and now have a sinus infection since I'v.. More
Rating: 4 of 5 Stars! [4 of 5 Stars!] written by , Date Added:
Please confirm me that.i have air ticket from new delhi to new york by air china layower 23 hours at Beijing for dated 8th Dec.2017. i am indian and indian passport holder. I am eligible for 1 day visa free tour... More
Rating: 5 of 5 Stars! [5 of 5 Stars!] written by , Date Added:
Question and Answers: Totally 105 Questions and Answers Ask a Question
Question: Your question about the tour? Do you prefer group tour or private tour? Private ,Do you want to customize the tour? if yes please tell us your plan and request:,Do we have enough time with 7 hour layover? We arrive at 4:45 pm in Beijing and leave at 11:50 pm... Can we still do a short tour of the wall? I'll book it ton more..
Answer asked by Victoria, 04/18/2018
Hello,     But depending on your time schedule, you have no time for any tours.       more..
Question: Hi i will be landed at beijing at 4.00 am and depart on the same day at 16.15,Can we have a tour to mutianyu great wall and forbidden city? We are 6 people in total consist,3 aduts ,and 3 kids age 2 years old, 5 years old height below 120cm, and 8 years old,Can u total the cost it will be? Thank you more..
Answer asked by Suryani, 04/15/2018
  Thanks for your inquiry, Yes,you could visit the Mutianyu Great wall and The Forbidden city. Here is the link,you could check it: http://chinatour.net/visa-free-1-day-beijing-mutianyu-great-wall-layover-tour.html   For the quotation,we’ll full charge your 8-year-old child and half charge more..
Question: Your question about the tour? Do you prefer group tour or private tour? The 4 of us will be arriving at 1:30am on Tuesday April 17. And depart at 10:30pm. What is the earliest time available? Do you want to customize the tour? if yes please tell us your plan and request: ,Do you need us book hotel or flight/train? if more..
View Answer asked by Keith, 04/14/2018
  Greetings from ChinaTour.NET   as your arrival time is too early, you may have a rest in Starbucks at airport, the pick up time is about 07:00am.   according to your flight schedule, we suggest you take add Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square to this it more..
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