Visa-free 1 Day Beijing Mutianyu Great Wall Layover Tour

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 or toboggan fee.
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)

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The tour was great! Easy instructions were given after landing. My driver was waiting with sign, drove a while to meet my guide. He was friendly. We headed to Forbidden City, spent time walking around and taking pictures. Restrooms are avail. After, went to Great Wall at Mutianyu which was far and seemed less  more..

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Very good tour. Thank you.  more..

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Francisco was a great guide! Very friendly and patient with us.  more..

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Reply :    Hello,     If you take  Indonesian passport, you need to apply for Chinese Visa, because the 144 Hour visa free policy is not available for you      
Reply :      Thanks so much for your tour inquiry with us, private tour is available only for you, as you cannot catch the group tour which start at 07:00am from downtown hotel.   the price for private tour to Mutianyu Great Wall Only is $78 (¥ 530 ) / person *4=$312 USD(2120CNY) &
Reply :    Hello this is the only option if you have 5 persons, the price is 440cny about 65usd per person.
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