We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Private Day tour to the Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Mutianyu Great Wall

  • A great choice for travelers with limited time in Beijing
  • See multiple top sites in a day such as Tiananmen Square
  • Visit a UNESCO World Heritage Site—Mutianyu Great Wall
Private Day tour to the Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Mutianyu Great Wall
From USD 88.00
Check Availability
  • Overview
  • What to Expect
  • Important Information
  • Reviews
  • Q&A
Select Date and Travellers
Private Day tour to the Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Mutianyu Great Wall
From USD 88.00
Spend a day discovering the highlights of Beijing as well as visiting the UNESCO-listed Great Wall of China on this comprehensive day tour. You’ll have a stress-free experience with hotel pickup and drop-off included. By opting for a private tour, you won’t have to wait for other travelers, and can personalize your trip. Highlights of the day include visiting Tiananmen Square, and the Forbidden City, and exploring Mutianyu Great Wall.
What to Expect
The private guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel at 9:00am or please let us know the best time for you.
You will visit the Tiananmen Square, the largest city center square in the world. You can get a great picture of the tiananmen gate with chairman Mao's portrait.
Then you will visit the forbidden city. It was the imperial palace for the emperor and empress in the Ming and Qing dynasties. You will spend 1.5 to 2 hours wandering around this amazing example of Imperial architecture and learning about the history of the palace.
It takes about 1.5 hours from the forbidden city to the Mutianyu Great Wall, you can stop at the local restaurant for lunch if you wanted.
You will have your choice of taking the cable car or chair lift up at the great wall and spend a leisurely 1 to 2 hours hiking up and down the Wall. You then have the option of the toboggan ride back down or simply return the way you came with cable car.
(Noted: The chairlift up and toboggan down at the great wall or cable car up and cable car down at the great wall is included. If you choose to take the cable car up and toboggan down at the great wall, you need to pay 60CNY per person extra)
Reviews (51)
1 - 5 of 50 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago
Excellent Two Day Tour with Jessie for Our Family

We recently visited Beijing primarily to tick the Great Wall off our bucket list and we certainly weren't disappointed. I prearranged a tour with Jessie and she was amazing. On our first day we arrived early into Beijing Airport where she had arranged a driver...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank LynT1966
Reviewed 6 days ago
Jessie was the best choice we made!

Booking with Jessie proved to be the best choice we made. While in Beijing with limited time (2 days) we selected her based on reviews. All I can say "highly recommend"!!!! Jessie is professional, knowledgeable, speaks perfect English and above all caring and attentive to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Miriam G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just returned from our private tour with our incredible guide Lisa! We could not have imagined a better day! Everything about our tour was top notch. Would recommend to anyone wanting to make the most of their time in Beijing!

1  Thank Ryan M
Reviewed 6 December 2018
Beijing 1 day History Lesson

Thanks to Lisa and Jessie, my Australia customers are very impressed by their service. Lisa conduct a very professional and interesting introduction of last few dynasty which is deeply related to our visit of the forbidden city and the Great Wall. She even help us...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kwan Wai S
Reviewed 21 November 2018 via mobile
Wonderful day with Lucy!

We had a full day with Lucy! Starting the day at the Great Wall to Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square. Lucy is excellent, fluent in English and knowledgeable on all the sites we visited. I had read up on Chinese history (as much as I...More

Thank judithcL6047PB
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
22 November 2018|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from bhuis21 | Reviewed this property |
You can choose within reason. We were dropped off at our hotel.
22 November 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Martin H | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the other reply’s. It can be done but cutting it close. FORBIDDEN CITY is huge. The wall is the best and most important site to see. The rest is good but doesn’t compare to the walll.