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Beijing Great Wall & Forbidden City Full-Day Group Tour

Product ID: 64165
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Visit some of the top attractions of Beijing and the surrounding area on this guided group tour. You’ll have the opportunity to walk along the Great Wall, marvel at the Royal Palace and other sites in the Forbidden City and stop to see Tiananmen Square.
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Duration: 11 hours
Starting time 7:00 AM
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Pickup optional

Pick up will be at certain hotel locations within the pick-up zone. Please contact Get Your Guide for exact pick-up locations

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  • Take a walk along the Great Wall of China
  • Explore the Royal Palace and other sites in the Forbidden City
  • Visit Tiananmen Square, the largest central city square in the world
  • Beijing

  • 1 hour

  • Mutianyu Great Wall (free time)

  • Mutianyu Great Wall (cable car) optional

  • 30 minutes

  • Ming Dynasty Tombs (lunch)

  • 1 hour

  • Tiananmen Square (guided tour)

  • Forbidden City (guided tour)

  • Beijing

8.5 hours

Meeting point
Main stop
Other stop
Full description
Your 8-hour tour begins with a pick-up at your hotel between 7:00 AM-7:30 AM, followed by a 1-hour drive to the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall of China. You will have 2 hours at the Great Wall to hike by yourself or you can choose the cable car option to get to the highest point.

After your visit to the Great Wall, you’ll continue on to a restaurant near the Ming Tombs for a traditional Chinese lunch.

Next, head to Tiananmen Square, the largest city square in the world. Marvel at its expanse before heading on to the Forbidden City, the final stop on the tour.

The Royal Palace at the Forbidden City is the world’s largest royal palace. Spend around 2 hours exploring this vast site before the transfer back to your hotel.

During the day, there will also be opportunities to visit jade factory shops and Chinese medicine shop with a foot massage.

When the tour is finished you will be transferred back to your hotel from 5 PM-6 PM.
  • Entrance fees for sites mentioned in the itinerary
  • Return cable car, if option selected
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off (from centrally located hotels)
  • English-speaking tour guide service
  • Chinese lunch at a local restaurant
  • Transportation during the tour
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel accommodation
  • Personal expenses
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Services not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Gratuities (recommended)
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

We will pick you up from your hotel in the city center

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Pets
Know before you go
• Hotel pickup and drop-off are available at centrally located hotels between W 3rd Ring road and E 3rd Ring road, N 4th Ring road, and S 2nd Ring Road
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Product ID: 64165