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All-Inclusive Private Day Tour: Juyongguan Great Wall and Ming Tombs

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Beijing, China
All-Inclusive Private Day Tour: Juyongguan Great Wall and Ming Tombs

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icon8 hours  (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English and 2 more
Good for avoiding crowds


Explore two UNESCO World Heritage sites in one day on a full-day all-inclusive private tour from Beijing. Visit the Juyongguan section of the Great Wall of China, then continue to the Ming Tombs to walk around the Ding Ling mausoleum, the royal burial complex for one of the Ming emperors. Includes lunch, private guide and vehicle, entrance fees, and hotel pickup and drop-off.
  • Private full-day Juyongguan section of Great Wall of China and Ming Tombs, from Beijing
  • Learn from your private guide about the Juyongguan section of the Great Wall
  • Check out stone sculptures and an underground palace at the Ming Tombs
  • Go to two World Heritage Sites within driving distance of Beijing
  • Includes lunch, entrance fees, and hotel pickup and drop-off
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Licensed English speaking tour guide
Private driver
Transport by private vehicle
Local authentic lunch
Private Tour
Entrance ticket
Gasline, Parking and Toll fee

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered

Departure Time

8:30 AM
Start your day with early morning pickup at your Beijing hotel and travel in a private air-conditioned vehicle to the Juyongguan section of the Great Wall.

Built in a key strategic area, the Juyongguan section connects the interior with the northern border region. Have two hours to discover the military installations, watch towers, official residences, temples, and other structures along this part of China's monumental wall.

Stop for lunch at a local restaurant, then move on to the Ming Tombs, the elaborate burial complex for 13 of the 16 Ming Dynasty (1368–1644) emperors. Visit the Ding Ling Palace — the tomb of Emperor Zhu Yijun and his two empresses, which features a large marble vault with the original thrones. Your guide also shows you the Spirit Way, a path lined with stone pillars and statues depicting animals such as lions, camels, elephants, and horses. 

Your tour ends with hotel drop-off in Beijing in the late afternoon.
Stop At:  
Juyong Pass of Great Wall
Your tour guide will pick you up at your hotel in the early morning. After about an hour drive, you will arrive at the Juyongguan section of the Great Wall. Juyongguan's Great Wall is a very important strategic area, connecting the inner land and the area near the northern border of China. You will be allowed to climb the Juyongguan Great Wall for 2 hours.
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Dingling Underground Palace
After lunch (included), move on to the Underground Dingling Palace, part of the 13 Ming Dynasty Tombs complex.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Ming Tombs (Ming Shishan Ling)
13 Ming Dynasty Emperors were buried in this area. You will visit Dingling and the tomb of the Wanli Emperor, which is the only one of the Ming Dynasty Tombs to have been excavated. Scared Path will be the last program before you finish this tour. The path stretching for 800 meters north of the pavilion is lined with stone pillars and statutes. The statues include 12 figures of generals and civil officials and 24 animal figures -- lions, camels, elephants, unicorns and horses. There are 4 of each of these animals: two standing and two lying down. These lifelike and exquisite stone statues are of very high cultural and artistic value and constitute a museum of Chinese stone carving. After the tour you will be transferred back to your midtown hotel in Beijing.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • OPERATED BY Lily's Tour Company

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

Traveler Tips

  • "The tombs and sacred road ornamented with stone animals are a must-see." See review


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great trip
, Dec 2019
We really enjoyed the tour despite cold weather. The tombs and sacred road ornamented with stone animals are a must-see. Jerry, our guide, was very friendly and helpful. His English was good. Picked up on time. Chinese food chosen by Jerry were tasteful and excellent.. Thanks a lot
Such an amazing tour! Lily picked...
Paul A
, Apr 2017
Such an amazing tour! Lily picked us up at our hotel and gave us some history on the way to the Wall. We hiked up two different spots on the wall before heading to the Sacred Path and Ming Tombs. Lily was flexible to allow us to go more quickly as we only had the two of us. We even got in a few other pics at attractions on the way back to the hotel. I would highly recommend this tour! A

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