All Inclusive Mutianyu Great Wall and Summer Palace Private Day Tour

9 hours
Pick-up offered
Free cancellation
1 - 15
Mobile ticket


On this full-day Beijing Private tour, you will see two of the most popular attractions in China: the Mutianyu Section of the Great Wall and the Summer Palace. Mutianyu section of the Great Wall enjoys less tourists making it easier to access and enjoy. Visiting the Summer Palace, you will see one of the most beautiful gardens in China. Tour includes tasty local lunch, all entrance fee, an English-speaking guide and transport by private vehicle.


This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Niaochao National Stadium, No.1 Guojia Tiyuchang South Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing China

Meet your private guide in hotel's lobby at 8:30am in Beijing.
On the way to The Mutianyu Great Wall, if time allows, you are able to stop to take photos at the iconic "Bird's Nest"– the Beijing National Stadium, where hosts many spectacular events of the 2008 Summer Olympics.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Mutianyu Great Wall, Mutianyu Village, Bohai Town, Huairou District, Beijing China

Once arrive at the The Mutianyu Great Wall, you’ll enjoy a less hurried experience and take time to marvel at this wondrous structure and the surrounding hillsides. Hiking up and down for about 1.5 hours at the various sections of the Wall, exploring the watch and beacon towers.

Mutianyu is a bit more rugged and slightly less crowded than the more famous Badaling. Over 96% of Mutianyu is covered by trees and orchards, keeping the air fragrant with chestnut blossoms in the spring and fresh all year long.

You will stop at a Local Restaurant for lunch.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Summer Palace (Yiheyuan), No.19 Xinjian Gongmen Road, Haidian District, Beijing 100080 China

In the afternoon, continue to a well-preserved royal garden: the Summer Palace. Renowned for its beautiful landscape and spectacular architecture, the Summer Palace has been listed in the World Heritage Sites and considered as one of the most classical gardens of the world.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Hall of Benevolence and Longevity, Inside Summer Palace, Haidian District, Beijing 100091 China

Learn the stories about Empress Cixi with your tour guide here and check out her living quarters.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Long Corridor at the Summer Palace, No.19 Xinjian Gongmen Road, Haidian District, Beijing China

Walk along the longest corridor in the world which listed on the Guinness book of world record;

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Qingyan Stone Boat, Inside Summer Palace, Haidian District, Beijing 100091 China

Then continue to the Marble Boat--a foreign style superstructure which was supposed to be a symbol of stability of the Qing Dynasty. 

Duration: 10 minutes


  • Bottled water
  • Lunch
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (for hotels within the 5th ring road)
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Cable car round trip or ski lift up and toboggan ticket
  • Entry/Admission - Mutianyu Great Wall
  • Entry/Admission - Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
  • Entry/Admission - Hall of Benevolence and Longevity
  • Entry/Admission - Long Corridor at the Summer Palace
  • Entry/Admission - Qingyan Stone Boat


  • Dragon boat cruise in the Summer Palace
  • Gratuities
  • Additional entrance fee to the museums
  • Entry/Admission - Niaochao National Stadium

Additional information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • If you choose to have Spanish language tour guide service, please ensure to make your booking at least 3 days in advance
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Ticket delivery

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.




For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

March 2021

Great location for foreigners to see The Great Wall and Summer Palace! Our guide, Qing, did a great job giving us the history for both location. She also brought us to a local cuisine restaurant that serve excellent food. Highly recommend for those visiting China.

December 2021

Qing was my tour guide and so helpful and accommodating from when the tour was booked. She is very knowledgeable abs shared a lot of information and stories about both locations. Highly recommend!

June 2021

Very nicely organized trip to Great wall. Everything went smoothly with guide Jason and driver had nice quality VW.

July 2021

This tour was exceptional. Qing was very knowledgeable and funny. We enjoyed listening to her a lot, as she did not talk about the historic events as a series of numbers. She rather told stories.

April 2021

Qing & her team were very easy to work with- Qing was our tour guide, translator, photographer, & provided transportation from our hotel to both locations. She made our tour a memorable learning experience & we are glad we chose to work with her & Discover Beijing Tours. We would definitely book ...

March 2021

This was the very first tour I’ve been a part of. Our guide Qing was amazing! She talked about the history and gave us a bunch of information on the locations we visited. She took great photos for memories and was overall great to be around. Would highly recommend this tour and tour guide.

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from US$178.60 / per person