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Beijing Great Wall Layover Tour

Passing the hours during an airport layover can be painful at most of the time. If you want to skill time on Beijing layover, Great Wall tour should be your first option. There are many sections of Great Wall, each of them is different, how to choose the suitable Great Wall for your Beijing layover tour?


1. Mutianyu Great Wall

Features: Incredible scenery all year round, with fun facilities(cable car, toboggan), beloved by many foreigner travelers

Hiking Level: Middle

Distance: 1.5 hours


2. Badaling Great Wall

Features: The most famous well-preserved and representative Great Wall among Chinese tourists, quite crowded during weekends and major Chinese festival, with cable car

Hiking Level: Middle

Distance: 2.5 hours


3. Huanghuacheng Great Wall

Features: The only Great Wall with lakeside, idyllic lake landscape, provides sightseeing cruise, rowing boats and pedalos.

Hiking Level: Low

Distance: 1.5-2 hours


4. Juyongguan Great Wall

Features: Various construction, high vegetation coverage with charming views.  

Hiking Level: Low

Distance: 1.5-2 hours


5. Jiankou Great Wall 

Features: The most dangerous and primitive wild Great Wall with spectacular views, only suitable for seasoned hikers. No cable car.

Hiking Level: High

Distance: 1.5-2 hours


6. Simatai Great Wall

Features: The only Great Wall can be visited at night, against beautiful Gubei Water Town shimmering lamps lit up in the evening, which looks overwhelming from the top of Great Wall. With cable car  

Hiking Level: Middle

Distance: 2.5-3 hours


7. Jinshanling Great Wall

Features: The most beautiful Great Wall which attracts many photographers every year, most of stunning Great Wall pictures you see from the website are Jinshanling Great Wall. With cable car

Hiking Level: Middle

Distance: 2.5-3 hours


8. Huangyaguan Great Wall

Features: Three famous scenery-Magnificent cliffs during sunset, charming sea of cloud, pearl played by two dragons. No cable car

Hiking Level: Middle

Distance: 2.5-3 hours


Best Travel Time: spring and autumn

In winter, we’ll provide warm jacket for travelers.


Luggage Storage: You can store them at the airport or keep it in our private car during your Great Wall layover tour.

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The Most Popular Beijing Layover Tour

How are you planning to kill your layover time? You can see and walk into the two top attractions in and around Beijing, the "Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City" with an expert guide. The Forbidden City is listed by UNESCO as the largest collection of preserved ancient wooden structures in the world and also was declared a World Heritage Site in 1987 as the "Imperial Palace of the Ming and Qing Dynasties." You can enjoy our VIP fast track into the Imperial Palace and save time avoiding lines. You'll be provided a star-hotel to recover from jet lag and round-way airport transfer.


Overnight Beijing Layover Tour to Tiananmen Square and Forbidden City

24 hours from|$50

There is a lot you can do, see, and eat in five hours. Enjoy the privilege of visiting lovely pandas and learn unveiled Chinese history from ancient Bell and Drum Tower, then explore traditional hutong on a rickshaw and savor traditional Chinese food. Beijing has really become a famous layover destination over time with rich historical sites and a visa-free transit policy and our layover tour is guaranteed to bring you the most unforgettable experiences and memories.


Beijing Panda Layover Tour Including Hutong and Drum and Bell Tower with Lunch

5 hours from|$74

Get fascinated by the history of the Tiananmen Square, be a great man climbing the Great Wall of China, experience the life of how the emperors used to live in the Forbidden City and live a typical day in the Hutongs. Let us inspire you to take this 3 days tour which is total bliss and let you explore outdoor adventures beyond your comfort zone.


72 Hours Visa-free 3 Days Beijing Layover Tour

72 hours from|$200

If you are having a layover in Beijing and would like to visit the city of Beijing, this is your best choice! Visit Tian’anmen Square(the largest city square in the world), Forbidden City, UNESCO listed as the largest collection of preserved ancient wooden structures in the world. You can enjoy our VIP fast track into the Imperial Palace and save time avoiding lines (we suggest you spend there around 1.5 to 2 hours, but if you wish we can stay for shorter or longer time). The next stop will be a Hutong (Narrows Chinese neighborhoods.) The Hutongs are residential neighborhoods which still form the heart of Old Beijing. There you can discover the ancient and modern China inside the Hutongs which represent an important cultural element of the city of Beijing. You will visit Hutongs by a rickshaw, taste local lunch in a Hutong family (around 1 hour, it’s up to you stay a longer or shorter time), We will transfer you back on time to the airport (1 hour).


7 Hours Beijing Layover Tour at Forbidden City and Hutong Area with Rickshaw

7 hours from|$70
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