Private Day Trip to Mutianyu Great Wall and Summer Palace with English-Speaking Driver

Private Day Trip to Mutianyu Great Wall and Summer Palace with English-Speaking Driver
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$45
Duration: 8 hours
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Description

Enjoy a self-guided tour on a comfortably-paced private day trip to the Mutianyu Great Wall and Summer Palace with your English-speaking driver. The driver will share with you some city information on the road as well as is able to assist you with purchase of entrance tickets upon arrival the attractions.

The driver will pick you up at your hotel at 8:00am in the morning, and head up to beautiful Mutianyu Great Wall (1.5 hour drive). This section of the Wall is fully restored, there are hand rails to help you up on the very steep parts and the views are spectacular. You will have your choice of taking a cable car (own expense) or chair lift up and spend 2-3 hours hiking on the Wall. Then you have the option of taking a toboggan ride back down or simply return the way you came.

After lunch at a local dumpling restaurant (at your own cost), continue your tour to Summer Palace (1.5 hour driving time). It was once a summer retreat for emperors, this 716-acre park is still a retreat for the tourists, who can relax here or stroll around ancient pavilions, mansions, temples, bridges and huge lake, stopping occasionally at a shop or tea-house. Much-loved summer retreat of the Imperial families, the lovely landscaped gardens, halls, pavilions and corridors are set around the Kunming lake as well as the rivers in natural harmony.

You will be driving back to your Beijing hotel after the Summer Palace visit.

Enjoy a self-guided tour on a comfortably-paced private day trip to the Mutianyu Great Wall and Summer Palace with your English-speaking driver. The driver will share with you some city information on the road as well as is able to assist you with purchase of entrance tickets upon arrival the attractions.