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Great Wall at Juyongguan

While the Juyongguan segment of the Great Wall of China is the closest of the open Great Wall sections to Beijing, located just 37 miles (59 km) to the northwest, it's actually not the most visited. Like the more popular Badaling, some parts of ... 

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erika

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
April 2016

Both Sarah, the tour guide, and the driver spoke English, they were very organized, and always on time. Sarah was very friendly. She taught me a lot about the significance of the Juyongguan section of the wall and about the history and culture of Beijing. She seemed to know a lot about many different subjects. I have visited Mutianyu and, personally, I found Juyongguan to be more beautiful. The visit to the jade factory was a wonderful surprise. I did not know about it and would have never known to schedule a visit if it had not been added to this tour. I hope to go back, you need to spend more time there to really appreciate everything that they have. Take your credit card! The meal provided at the jade factory was delicious and the restaurant itself was photo worthy. The service throughout the jade factory was impeccable. The Ming Tombs is huge. I loved the museum. It was wonderful to see such extravagance and to listen to Sarah explain the history behind it all.

Doing what: Private Tour: Great Wall of China at Juyongguan and Ming Tombs from Beijing

claire USA

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
November 2014

My client enjoyed his tour of the Great Wall. Would highly recommend this tour.

Doing what: Private Tour: Half-Day Tour to Great Wall at Juyongguan

ANTONELLA MUSETTA Italy

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2012

The pick up is been in perfect time and the van is been excellent, the driver and the guide are been friendly and kind. The great Wall at Juyongguan is spectacular, to go up is very tiring but to it's a dream to walk on it. Our guide has helper us to buy some good souvenirs with a good price, has gave us all time we need, before to came beck to Hotel.

Doing what: Private Tour: Half-Day Tour to Great Wall at Juyongguan

James R USA

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
December 2011

Private tour is exactly what this is. We were contacted the night before by our guide, Leo, who made arrangements to meet us at our hotel. He was waiting for my wife, son and myself in the lobby the next morning. He lead us to our van, which we had to ourselves the entire day. We left at 9 am and got to The Wall at Juyongguan at 1030 am. The guide bought tickets and lead us to the starting point. We had two hours to explore. The weather was excellent and we hiked to the top and then back down. Had plenty of time to enjoy ourselves. The guide met us at a prearranged spot and we went to lunch at a Jade Factory. Lunch was outstanding and consisted of Kung Pao Chicken, Peppered Beef, a Pork dish, sweet peas, soup and rice. We bought some jade items, this was a no pressure place and a nice atmosphere. We then spent the afternoon at the Ming Tombs. Our guide explained to us the history behind the Ming Dynasty and was very knowledgeable on the subject. We stopped by a Silk Factory, there was a little more pressure there, but it was still a comfortable shopping experience. My wife bought a nice jacket for roughly $88. The guide then took us back to our hotel, ending a very pleasant tour experience. If you book this tour, you won't be disappointed.

Doing what: Private Tour: Great Wall of China at Juyongguan and Ming Tombs from Beijing

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