Private Tour to Gubei Water Town and Simatai Great Wall with Cable Car and Lunch

Join this private one day tour to visit the Simatai Great Wall and Gubei Water Town to enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime experience! A visit to the less crowded and the best-preserved section—Simatai will accomplish your China Dream. While a walking tour to Gubei Water town will let you experience the beautiful water village without traveling all the way to southern China. Accompanied by your own private guide and private car, you'll relish personalized attention on your day tour of Beijing. Choose a departure time that works best for you. This private tour includes tour guide, entrance fees, Simatai Great Wall cable car ticket, lunch, private vehicle, and hotel pickup and drop-off.

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  • What's included :
    • Bottled water
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (For hotels within the 4th ring road)
    • Cable car round trip at the Great Wall
    • Lunch
    • Professional guide
    • Private tour
    • Transport by private vehicle
    • Entrance fee
    • Entry/Admission - Gubei Water Town
    • Entry/Admission - Simatai Great Wall
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Gubei Water Town, Simatai villege, Gubeikou town, Beijing China

    Your friendly tour guide will come to pick you up in your hotel lobby at prearrange time. Hop aboard your air-conditioned vehicle and heading to Gubei Water Town directly. It takes about 2 hours drive. Your tour guide will explain the related history and stories about the Great Wall on the way. You will also enjoy the beautiful countryside scenery. 

    Upon arrival, accompanied by your tour guide, start your walking tour to discover the charms of the Gubei Water Town. Gubei Water Town is a replica of Wuzhen Water Town in the Southern China. There are 6 areas in Gubei Water Town including Old Barracks Area, Minguo Street Area, Water Street Area, Wonglong, and etc. You will find many interesting shops, tasty restaurants, and distinctive hotels there. 

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Simatai Great Wall, Gubeikou Town, Beijing 101508 China

    Your will enjoy a delicious local lunch in the village.

    Afterwards, you will be taken by a cable car to reach the top of the Simatai Great Wall. You will have some free time to hike around, enjoy the beautiful sceneries in the area ,and overlook the entire Gubei Water Town.  When you are ready to leave, you will take the cable car back to the main entrance.

    Distinct from other developed sections like Badaling, Juyongguan and Mutianyu, renovations at Simatai have focused only on essential reinforcement work. Its original appearance is still preserved to let you feel the truly historic atmosphere.  Simatai section was constructed under the supervision of Qi Jiguang, a famous general in the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). It stretches 5.4 kilometers (3.4 miles), and is separated into eastern part and western part by Mandarin Duck Lake. Simatai has 34 beacon towers, they are relatively close to each other, with the average distance apart about 140 meters (460 feet).  Presently, only the eastern part from No. 1 Tower to No. 10 Tower has been restored and officially opened. 

    This fantastic tour will end by driving you back to your centrally located hotel in Beijing.

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick you up from your hotel within the 5th ring road of Beijing city, please provide the hotel details when make booking. If your hotel is out of the 5th ring road of Beijing city, may have extra cost.
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • 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 date of the experience.


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Organised by Discover Beijing Tours

Activity ID: V-11301P162

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