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Mutianyu Great Wall Private Tour & Mutianyu Bus Tour


Mutianyu Private Tour

THREE EDITIONS AVAILABLE: AM, PM, and Sunset - You can choose to depart in the morning at 8 AM or 1 PM, perfect schedule for busy business travelers to Beijing or tourists who do not want to miss the Great Wall in the last minute. Excellent service! Tour in English, French, Spanish, German or Russian.

Mutianyu Group Tour


No-shopping, just the tour. Departs everyday with last minute signup available. Gourmet lunch included. Friendly free hotel pickup and drop-off. Very reasonable group price! Tour in English.

Mutianyu Bus Tour
with Side Trip to Sacred Way

Combine Mutianyu and the famous Sacred Way together into one day trip!Gourmet lunch included. Friendly free hotel pickup and drop-off. Departs daily - You can catch it when you are ready! Tour in English.

Mutianyu Hike


Advanced hiking from Jiankou to Mutianyu
for die-hard Great Wall hikers - a 4-hour off-the-beaten trek to feel the real beauty and get to know the history of the Great Wall. Tour in English.



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"Yesterday was one of the greatest days of my life! I don't know how to properly thank you for providing me with this opportunity of a lifetime. "

- Michael J. (USA)

"It is a memory I will hold forever and while I found the hike challenging physically I cant imagine seeing the wall any other way."

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"Our guide Linda is incredibly knowledgeable, efficient, organized, personable, adaptable, unflappable, patient."

- Michelle S. (UK)

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Mutianyu and the Great Wall Day Tour





This is a picture our tour guide took during her trip to Mutianyu showing the marvels of the Great Wall of China.


In the north part of Huairou County some 70 kilometers north-east of Beijing City, the Mutianyu (Mu Tian Yu) area of the Great Wall extends its way for over 2 kilometers. This area is well maintained and also is a good alternative for site visitors who would love to avoid crowds along the extremely prominent Badaling (Bachelor's degree Da Ling) section during holiday and peak seasons.

The building of this area was begun in the mid-6th century during China's North Empires (386 - 581) as well as what currently remains is the major restoration made throughout the Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644). It has actually served as a north obstacle of what is currently Beijing via the ages. Gotten In Touch With Juyongguan Come on the west as well as Gubeikou Entrance in the east, this section was constructed along steep ridges as well as deep valleys. Differing from that part of the Great Wall more extensively visited, this area is renowned for its one-of-a-kind fortifications.

A great deal of parts of the Great Wall have outer defensive parapets to give cover for the soldiers as well as a reduced parapet on the inner side (called Nu Qiang) to stay clear of soldiers or equines from falling. (See the images of Badaling, to see the difference) Nevertheless, in this area, both the outside as well as also internal parapets have melons, suggesting its military significance. Similarly there is a 1000 meter long wall surface area together with the major wall surface to improve the defenses.

A lot of parts of the Great Wall have outer protective parapets to give cover for the soldiers in addition to a low parapet on the inner side (called Nu Qiang) to prevent soldiers or equines from falling. (See the images of Badaling, to see the difference) However, around, both the outside and likewise inner parapets have melons, suggesting its army significance. Furthermore there is a 1000 meter long wall surface area together with the significant wall surface to enhance the defenses.

Many parts of the Great Wall have external defensive parapets to offer cover for the soldiers and a low parapet on the internal side (called Nu Qiang) to avoid soldiers or horses from falling. (See the pictures of Badaling, to see the difference) Nevertheless, in this section, both the external and inner parapets have melons, showing its armed forces value. Also there is a 1000 meter long wall surface alongside the main wall surface to improve the defenses.

You can mount actions to climb the wall yet it is physically demanding, or you can take the cable for a solitary journey at 35 Yuan or a big salami at 50. Former U.S. President Expense Clinton and also British Prime Minister John Major had taken the Mutianyu Gondola up to the wall.

The bordering natural environment is most eye-catching. Right here the mountains are densely covered by verdant plants as well as high old trees. In fall, the maple entrusts to their bright shades are absolutely remarkable. In recent times, a yard celebration is usually held in autumn. Tourists can enjoy the views of festive bonfires, performances in ancient costumes and also various other enjoyable programs.


(Photo: 501 Legion occupied the Great Wall at Mutianyu.)



The Cool Mutianyu Toboggan Ride



To the east of the Great Wall at Badaling and 70 kilometers from the city, Mutianyu is a restored section of the Great Wall. This three- kilometer stretch has 25 beacon towers, watch towers and lodging houses. Historically, the construction here required the largest number of laborers to construct and produced work of extremely high quality. It requires a more rigorous climb than Badaling, but the views are more striking and there are cable cars to take you to the top and even the option of an exhilarating toboggan ride back down.


Fantastic Toboggan Ride


Mutianyu additionally features a summer season toboggan run-- open hr: 8am-5pm in the summer season. located on tower 6, which was developed and also opened in 1998. The complete length of the run is 1580m (5184ft). Mutianyu bobsled flight goes down a collection of zigzag bends, with an elevation distinction of around 100m (328ft).

Mutianyu bobsled allows bikers to remain on a wheeled sled as well as speed down the lengthy track. The bobsled is preferred amongst youngsters and also it is secure as well considering that there is a hand brake for bikers to control the rate of the steel bobsled trip. Carts for solitary as well as double is readily available so that grownup can maintain their child come with throughout the bobsled trip. A check out to the great wall is no more tedious and losing time with making use of Mutianyu bobsled as well as cable car solution.

Getting to Mutianyu from Beijing

TOUR OPTION 1: Mutianyu Private Tour


Welcome to take our half-day private tour to Mutianyu (also can be customized to tour Ming Tombs on the way).


You can choose to depart in the morning at 8 AM, for example; or you can choose to drive to Mutianyu at 1:00 PM. Perfect schedule for busy business travelers to Beijing or tourists who do not want to miss the Great Wall in the last minute.

With a private tour, you'll have the freedom of touring time and schedule. It is suitable for those who want more privacy within a family or a group of friends.


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OPTION 2: Mutianyu Bus Tour (Group Tour)

Program 1: Group tour to Mutianyu Great Wall and Sacred Way


Program 2: Group tour to Mutianyu with no-shopping stop


Program 3: Group tour to Mutianyu and Juyongguan sections with no-shopping stop 

 Program 4: Mutianyu Great Wall Hike in Small Group



The Great Wall Adventure Club offers Daily Bus Tours to major attractions of Beijing. Our exceptional design of tour routes have been optimized for busy international tourists. At very competitive rates and with no compromise to quality, our bus tours of small group have taken over 7,50000 tourists to Great Wall, Temple of Heaven, Lama Temple, Summer Palace, Ming Tombs, Forbidden City, Hutong, and the 2008 Beijing Olympics sites such as the Bird's Nest and Water Cub.

Year by year, we have over a dozen routes and groups for your sightseeing of Beijing. Each group is about 10 people and Toyota Coaster mini-bus (capacity of 10) is the model we usually use. We also have Beijing's unique bike tours of Imperial City and old Hutong with professional guide and audio instruction to learn the beauty and amazement of Chinese tradition.

OPTION 3: Jiankou to Mutianyu Great Wall Hiking



Starting from Zhengbeilou Watchtower on Jiankou Great Wall, walk eastwards along the rugged Wall and get to the restored Mutianyu Great Wall, a relatively easy walk with stunning views. The Jiankou part of the Wall really shows how the wall has aged and has been left untouched. It has a wild beauty and ruggedness that cannot be described unless you visit this part of the wall. The walk from Jiankou to Mutianyu takes about 3.5 hours on the mountain. Private tours and small group tours are available.  Program details.




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