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Water Town Walk & the Great Wall Sunset

day trip

Water Town Walk & the Great Wall Sunset

2 reviews
Duration
9 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Drinks, Tickets, Transportation
Hosted in
English
day trip

Water Town Walk & the Great Wall Sunset

day trip

Water Town Walk & the Great Wall Sunset

2 reviews
Duration
9 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Drinks, Tickets, Transportation
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

If you have only a few days traveling in Beijing and want to enjoy the destination as much as possible: To hike on the great wall, to experience the different sceneries of the north and south part of China, to taste the delicious local food, etc.…… Let’s make it happen in one day! We will pick you up at your hotel at 1:30pm, and head to the Gubei Water Town by car; We will wander on the main street of flagstones, there are many food spots and stores alongside, such as: Kite workshop, Lantern shop,cloisonne crafts shop, etc. Walking in the water town, we pass several bridges where you can take very beautiful pictures. Towards the sunset time, we are heading to the Great Wall: Simatai Section, up and down by cable car, from where we can see the sunset and take overlook at the whole Gubei water town. Once go back to the town, there is an amazing “Kongming lantern”show waiting for us,you will see hundreds of lantern flying to the night sky. When the night falls, the water town transforms into a special atmosphere. You will see a part of the Great Wall from the village and it lights up at night. We are going to end the tour in the town with delicious street food there and bring you back to the hotel around 10:30pm by car.

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Learn more about Catherine

Catherine

Hi, Im Catherine, a profesional tour guide since 2006. I have been living in Beijing more than ten years. I'm very easy-going, and love to share my interests and knowledge about Beijing with all my guests. I would like to design your personlised experience and make your stay in Beijing more memorable:) Kim and Connie are my co-hosts, they have the tour guide certification issued by the Beijing government.

What's included

Drinks
water provided in the van
Tickets
Entrance Fee of the Gubei water town, Simatai Wall and round cable car up and down the wall.
Transportation
Private transportation

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Where you'll be

Gubei water town is situated in the north of Beijing, about 2-hour drive from the center, which surrounds the beautiful Mandarin Duck Lake Reservoir and leans against the Simatai Great Wall, the most dangerous and majestic section of the entire Great Wall. 

Guest safety

Outdoor activities carry risks, and you may be exposed to dangerous situations as part of this experience. Make sure you can participate safely given your abilities and the conditions (such as location, weather, and equipment).

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

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Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 18 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.

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Water Town Walk & the Great Wall Sunset
2 reviews
$184/person
2 reviews
$184/person