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Group Coach Day Tour to Gubei Water Town and Simatai Great Wall

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icon8 hours  (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English

Overview

The Great Wall of China is a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the Seven Wonders of the World, but most parts of the wall have been heavily restored. This full-day tour from Beijing visits the Simatai section, the last part of the original Ming wall, as well as the traditional Gubei Water Town. Hotel pickup is included.
  • Full-day tour of Simatai Great Wall and Gubei Water Town from Beijing
  • Experience traditional local life in the Gubei Water Town
  • Visit part of the Great Wall of China, one of the Seven Wonders of the World
  • Walk along the Simatai section of the wall, built by the Ming Dynasty in the 6th century
  • Great-value tour includes hotel pickup, round-trip transport, and entrance fees
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Hotel Pickup from 36+ hotels in downtown Beijing
Round trip coach transfers by air conditioned vehicle with an experience coach driver (same day return)
English-speaking tour guide
Some simple food for breakfast on the coach.
Lunch and Dinner
Hotel accommodation in Simatai
Transfer from subway station back to your own hotel after the tour
Gratuities for guide and driver (recommended)
Return transfer to Beijing on 2nd day

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered

Departure Time

6:30 AM
Your tour begins with pickup from your central Beijing hotel between 6am and 6.30am. Traveling aboard a comfortable coach, take in the scenery on the around 2.5-hour journey, during which you’ll be served a light breakfast on-board.

The first stop of the day is the Gubei Water Town, where you’ll have time to explore the historic town with its maze-like hutongs (alleyways) and scenic waterways. While you’re there, perhaps peek into the handicrafts workshops, visit a Chinese wine distillery, or see a traditional martial arts performance.

After a break for lunch (own expense), continue to the Simatai section of the Great Wall. Listen as your guide explains how the wall was first constructed in the 6th century and later rebuilt by General Qi Jiguang of the Ming Dynasty - it is now the only remaining section of the original wall. You will have ample time to walk part of the 3.4-mile (5.4-kilometer) wall, admire the views from the towers, and take plenty of photos.

Your tour ends back in central Beijing.
Itinerary
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Gubei Water Town
First, you will visit the Gubei Water Town, which is located far away from the outside busy world - Beijing. After an authentic Chinese lunch and a break, you will continue your trip to the Simatai Great Wall in Miyun County(120 kilometers from Beijing). It is the only section of the Great Wall that has preserved the original Ming Dynasty architecture. You tour guide will take you through the most beautiful and breathtaking Great Wall along the way. 
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Simatai Great Wall
Simatai Great Wall was first constructed in the 6th century and later rebuilt by General Qi Jiguang of the Ming Dynasty. This section is 5.4 kilometers in length and has 35 beacon towers and the steepness of the wall is the distinctive features of Simatai. In 1987 Simatai Great Wall was enlisted into UNESCO Heritage Sites. The most fantastic part of this Great Wall tour is taking you back in time to the golden ages of imperial China.  You surely will learn some interesting history about Ming Dynasty.
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • A minimum of 2 Adults per booking is required.
  • Hotel information should be provided 24 hours before departure for pickup arrangement in Beijing.
  • Please note that pickup service is only available to guests staying at downtown Beijing hotels.
  • If you live in the outskirt of Beijing please go to Holiday Inn Express Beijing Dongzhimen to join in this tour. The hotel pickup time is 6:30am.
  • Tour ends in a subway station in eastern area of Beijing. (up to road traffic condition)
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 11 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Century Holiday Travel Group Co., Ltd

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

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
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What is the maximum group size during Group Coach Day Tour to Gubei Water Town and Simatai Great Wall?
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This activity will have a maximum of 11 travelers.

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Group tour has been a dedicated...
Jean Louis S
, Nov 2017
Group tour has been a dedicated private tour for two with a driver and an a very nice English speaking lady guide. We selected the next day return option to enjoy both peacefull Gubei Water Town and a morning treck on the Great Wall.
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