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Private Evening Tour to Simatai Great Wall and Gubei Water Town provided by Beijing Tour Guide

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Private Evening Tour to Simatai Great Wall and Gubei Water Town

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Face masks provided for travelers
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See the Simatai section of the Great Wall of China at night and spend time exploring Gubei Water Town on this private tour from Beijing. Start with a drive to Gubei Water Town, with its intricate water displays, before taking a cable car up to the wall for great views from one of China's most important historic sites. Afterward, you have time for dinner in town before returning to Beijing.
  • You'll get picked up
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  • 1
    Gubei Water Town
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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  • 2
    Simatai Great Wall
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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  • Round-trip transfers from your hotel to Gubei and the Great Wall are included
  • Travel in a style in a private, chauffeur-driven vehicle
  • No hidden charges: entrance fees and round-trip cable car tickets are included
  • Option to stick around Gubei for dinner or return to Beijing: your choice
Important Information
8–9 hours
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Bottled water
  • Round-trip cable car tickets
  • Entrance fees
  • Entry/Admission - Gubei Water Town
  • Entry/Admission - Simatai Great Wall
  • Tour guide (optional)
  • Dinner (optional)
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Please wear hiking shoes
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Simatai Great Wall is a wild wall, no restored
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Alex S wrote a review Jun 2019
Sydney, Australia10 contributions3 helpful votes
We organised this from home before we left and chose to have a private guide and dinner included. We were met promptly at our hotel by Lucy and her driver for our tour of the Great Wall at Simatai at night. During our 2 hour drive to Simatai Lucy shared information about her
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3 Helpful votes
Melody C wrote a review May 2019
Sydney, Australia35 contributions5 helpful votes
Actually we went up to the wall before sunset which was a great decision as the steps are big & uneven. Fabulous views. Our guide Neil from Odynovo was terrific.
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Date of experience: May 2019
Natalie B wrote a review May 2019
Schenkon, Switzerland323 contributions136 helpful votes
Although it takes about 2 hours one way, we felt it was very worth it. We did not know that the Water Town of Gubei is completely artificially built; we were under the impression it was an original one restored and simply replaced from closer in Beijing to a little further away.
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Date of experience: April 2019
1 Helpful vote
Seaside494269 wrote a review Apr 2019
3 contributions
My husband and I have travelled to 33 countries during the last 10 years. We usually tour on our own but given the challenges of traveling in China, we decided to book the Viator tour of Gubei and the Great Wall. We were fortunate to get ShanShan as our guide. Her knowledge of
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Date of experience: April 2019
Ana wrote a review Dec 2018
Sao Paulo, SP1 contribution1 helpful vote
My mother and I had a great time, the Great Wall is a beautiful place and the experience of walking at night is really nice. Our driver Kevin was very helpful and kind, he even teach us some words in chinese.
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Date of experience: November 2018
1 Helpful vote
About the operator

Don’t take it from us – here’s what people have to say about this operator.

By: Beijing Tour Guide
I had a great time in Beijing! The tour was well organized, Violet was a great tour guide! She was always on time,
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A great way to see the attraction.
We had a great time checking out the FlyOver China show. Our guide met us outside the gate. He got us into the pa
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Zoe S
Friendly driver
Friendly driver, clean van. It was a pleasant trip. We were all impressed. (I don’t know what else I have to s
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Priscilla E
Jenny's Car Service
We took the "half-day" independent tour to the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall. Jenny picked us up at our hotel
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My tour guide William was the best. He was sweet and informative on the history of the city and always knew how to
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Highly recommend
Kevin is excellent. Highly recommended. English was good. Took us to the Wall on Christmas Eve when it was snowing.
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Visit to Great Wall of China mutianya
Driver Mervan was very professional and courteous. I would highly recommend him as a driver and tour guide to the G
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Very professional and timely
Kevin met us at the airport as agreed, and he was very easy to communicate with. He speaks excellent English and is
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Private Changyu Wine Tasting and Mu Tian Yu Great Wall Tour
Had a great tour with my Family. I’ve been to Beijing many times and toured many places there. But our tour guide C
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Highly recommend
I wasn’t unsure what to expect when I booked the private tour with Kevin, and My husband and I were beyond pleased
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Seamless, reliable service. Wear the right footwear!
Kevin was a courteous, helpful and trustworthy guide for our experience. On the drive, he was open to conversation,
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Great way to see Beijing
Both our guide and driver were very punctual, courteous and accommodating to our requests. Coco, our guide, was ve
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Excellent & Reliable Service
First time for all of us to the Great Wall, Kevin was fantastic. Able to answer all of our questions & was very pol
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Great evening out with Violet
I had a brilliant evening visiting interesting places and sharing conversations with Violet. I highly recommend thi
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Great Wall with Private Driver
I travelled to the Great Wall on Christmas Day with Alvin, who was excellent company for the journey there and back
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Key Details
  • Duration: 8–9 hours
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English, Chinese, Chinese
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