• Location: Beijing, China
  • Duration: 4 hours (approx.)
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Experience one of the world’s most ancient and alluring wonders during a private 4-hour tour of the Great Wall of China from Beijing. Accompanied by a knowledgeable private guide, discover the architectural majesty and scenic splendor of Juyongguan, the closest section of the wall to Beijing. Hear about the rich historical heritage of the wall and see why Juyongguan is considered one of the most strategically important sections of the structure. Enjoy the convenience of round-trip transportation from your Beijing hotel and receive the undivided attention of your guide on this private tour.  


  • Private half-day trip from Beijing to the Great Wall of China
  • Climb the Juyongguan Pass, the section of the Great Wall closest to Beijing
  • Private tour ensures personalized attention and experience
  • English-speaking guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

What You Can Expect

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

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

Depart from your Beijing hotel in a private, air-conditioned vehicle and travel to the Great Wall of China; a structural masterpiece considered one of China’s most significant. Disembark the minivan and spend a moment gazing at the wall, cradled by verdant mountains and dramatic valleys covered in lush greenery. 

Set out on your moderate 2-hour hike with your accomplished guide and listen to captivating commentary as you climb the Juyongguan section; hear of how the area served as a military stronghold and was the site of many bloody battles. Ascend to the Cloud Platform, a majestic area in which an arched doorway and engraved sutra scriptures reign supreme. 

Spend some relaxed free time admiring the carvings of heavenly gods and capture picturesque views of exotic flowers on camera before returning to the hike’s start point. Enjoy a well-deserved rest during the journey back to Beijing, stopping off at the Olympic Stadium (Birds Nest) and the Beijing National Aquatics Center (Water Cube) to see significant cultural institutions from the 2008 Olympics. 

Bid your private guide farewell as you disembark at your hotel with magical memories of your day. 

Customer Reviews

Scott M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

This was a great tour and the guide made it very flexible to accommodate our schedule as we had to fly home that day.

Christopher L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2016

Great guide, tour was fast, easy, and spectacular

Alan C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2016

Really enjoyed our tour. Picked up on time from hotel and our guide was very courteous and informative. We really enjoyed tour.

claire USA

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2014

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

Mark K. Hungary

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2013

This tour was truly amazing. Took part in it on a rainy, foggy day by the lead of a fantastic, professional personal Guide (Lee) and a kind Driver.
At first, I can recommmend Novotel Hotel at Sanyuanqiao (can be located with ease by Airport Express - as a starting point and the staff was really helpful (despite I was not their Guest, treated me like that) when wanted to call my contacts, also gave free Wifi, etc.
The way to and from the Wall was awesome. I was just listening to whole China's history (Lee was prepared! :D), the establishment of different areas, the kingdoms, about the main purpose of the Wall, etc. Also had the chance to take a glimpse onto the the Bird's Nest (Olympic Stadium, Opening Ceremony Point of the 2008 one), despite it was not in the original program. Full generosity.
The Wall appeared as a romantic spot, was a real adventure to climb up to the top on the slippery stairs and look around on this top quality, world heritage site.
After the ~1,5-2h walkaround, got back to the city just before time and could catch my plane without any worries.
Can not say other than the service was 1st class and you should not miss this organization when you meet with some of the same opportunities as me.


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.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2012

If you want to see and climb the Wall without losing a whole day, this is a perfect trip.

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