Where is Mutianyu Great Wall?
Mutianyu is located 60 km (37 miles) northeast of Beijing in Huairou County. As one of the Great Wall's best-preserved parts, the Mutianyusection of the Great Wall used to serve as the northern barrier defending Beijing and the imperial tombs.
Why should you consider a Mutianyu private tour?
Compared with other sections of the Great Wall, the Mutianyu Great Wall possesses unique characteristics in its construction. Watchtowers are densely placed along this section of the Great Wall - 22 watchtowers on this 2,250-meter-long stretch. Both the outer and inner parapets are crenelated with merlots so that shots could be fired at the enemy on both sides - a feature rarely seen on other parts of the Great Wall. Mutianyu has seen famous visitors from world leaders to sports clubs (the NBA's Golden State Warriors). Both First Ladies Michelle Obama and Melania Trump chose Mutianyu as their destinations of Great Wall to visit.
While Mutianyu never gets as packed as Badaling, allowing you to have a peaceful time exploring the wall. After walking around on Mutianyu, you have the option of coming down via walking, taking a cable car, or taking a toboggan ride (lots of fun and highly recommended!). At the end of the tour, we will transfer you back directly to your hotel.
With most Great Wall tour companies, they think it's enough to drive you to the Great Wall, drop you off, and take you back to your hotel. That's where we go the extra miles. In addition to providing transportation, we will personally guide you while on the Great Wall. While there, your guide will provide you with knowledge and history of the Great Wall along with some fun anecdotes and other stories that will only enhance your Great Wall experience. When you choose Great Wall Adventure Club, you choose a fully immersive and interactive Great Wall experience, one that is more than merely a "hike." Besides, your guide will ensure that your tour is not only fun and informative but safe as well.
BUSINESS TRAVELERS TO BEIJING
For those business travelers or those with limited time available, this is the best way to have a fun trip to the Great Wall. While a half-day event, it will still allow you plenty of time on the Great Wall (about two hours). We'll be glad to customize this tour for your needs (for example, drop you off at a train station, airport, a conference venue, etc.).
This tour comes recommended by Fodor's in their most recent China travel guide and USA Today's "Travel Guide for the Great Wall at Mutianyu in China."
For those who believe they are experienced hikers, there's a cost-saving opportunity for this beautiful hike. You may only hire a professional driver from us. With years of experience, your driver will safely transfer you to Mutianyu, help you purchase the tickets, and wait for you patiently in the parking lot.
By doing that, you will hike with a free map in English. You may not need an English-speaking guide for this private transfer.
Three departures for your convenience!
AM TOUR: 8 AM*;
PM TOUR: 12 PM*;
SUNSET TOUR: 2 PM*
*Time also can be customized to fit into your schedule.
*Airport pickup & drop-off available for layovers.
* This tour can be expanded to a full day tour that includes Ming Tombs (Underground Palace) on the way for an additional fee.
PRICES & DISCOUNTS
1 person solo: $249
2 persons: $139 each
3 persons: $139 each
4 persons: $119 each
5 persons: $99 each
6 persons: $99 each
7-9 persons: $79 each
Private driver and car
Hotel pickup and drop-off
SERVICE PACKAGES AVAILABLE FOR YOU
Private or Semi-private English Tour includes private transfers, tickets, and a meal. Your guide will walk with you for every step from hotel pickup to drop-off and on the Great Wall!
Use our top-rated professional private transfer service and tour by yourself. You can pick Volkswagen Passat, Buick Minivan, or luxury Mercedes and BMW. Everything is the same as the Platinum Package, except that you pay less.
My husband and I are not advance planners, but we felt so fortunate to have found a quality service in Great Wall Adventures available so last minute! We were paired with tour guide Oliver and driver Mr. Ding and could not have been more pleased with their service! They picked us up at our hotel at noon and we made excellent time. Oliver spoke great English and educated us on the history of the Great Wall on our trip to the Mutianyu section of the Wall. He took care of everything for us with tickets (much appreciated after doing that on our own at Forbidden City earlier in our trip) and gave interesting facts along the way. Oliver also knew all of the great spots for pictures, and what an added bonus to not just have selfies on the Great Wall! Would definitely book with these guys again, especially with Oliver and Mr. Ding!
Bike 2 hours around the Great Wall and 4 hours of hiking on the Wall.
Walk on the towering Great Wall in the evening sunset and look down on the tranquil lake below the mountains where the Great Wall is connected to the water, strolls through this picturesque realm.
Catch the sunrise and sunset on the Great Wall by sleeping in an ancient watchtower.
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Mutianyu was a small mountain village located in Beixinying Township, Huairou District (now Bohai Township), where the mountains are rolling, and the trees are lush. The Great Wall winds from southeast to northwest at the top of a range of mountains. The Great Wall winds its way from the southeast to the northwest at the top of a steep mountain range. The vertical and gently curving hills give it a three-dimensional appearance. The Mutianyu Pass is also known as the "Dangerous Pass" due to its crucial geographical location and was the site of the Ming Dynasty's support for the capital and the Ming Tombs. It is one of the critical passes, where many battles have taken place. The Mutianyu Great Wall is connected with Juyongguan Pass in the west and Gubeikou in the east, the eastern section of Huanghua Town, the northern gate of the Beijing Division has been called the arch of the Beijing Division and the imperial tomb since ancient times. The north barrier and the Mutianyu Pass is one of the most critical gates that supported the capital and the Ming imperial mausoleum during the Ming dynasty.
The best time to tour Mutianyu is to fall. The Great Wall at Mutianyu is known as the "Great Wall, Mutianyu unique show" with more than 96% of the vegetation cover, making it a great tourist attraction in summer and a great tourist attraction winter. The Great Wall at Mutianyu is full of life, making the Great Wall at Mutianyu gilded and dazzling in autumn with the fiery red of the beautiful leaves and waterfalls, like the glow of the sky.
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