Illuminated Great Wall Tour to Simatai Section and Gubei Water Town with Dinner

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 8 hours

Departs: Beijing, Beijing

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

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Enjoy the only illuminated Great Wall in China in the evening. Hike at your own pace to enjoy the night view of Simatai Great Wall and see the magnificent sun-set as well. At the mean time, get away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Walking around the beautiful ancient water village. This all-inclusive private tour to the Simatai Great Wall and Gubei Water Town, which brings the charms of southern China to the north.

What's Included

Bottled water

Cable car or Toboggan to the Great Wall

Chinese authentic dinner

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Local taxes

Professional guide

Transport by private vehicle

What's Not Included


Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 2
  • CHILD: Age: 3 - 13
  • ADULT: Age: 14 - 99

Additional Info

  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Not recommended for travelers with spinal injuries
  • Please wear comfortable walking shoes
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Gubei Water Town
Your private guide and driver with private car will come to pick you up in your hotel lobby around 15:00pm. And then take you to Simatai Great Wall and Water Town directly (2.5 hours driving time).

You will first visit Gubei Water Town which is a newly built water town is located in Miyun county with a massive backdrop of the world famous Simatai Great Wall, the romantic Yuanyang Lake and the ancient Simatai Village. It is a replica of Wuzhen Water Town in the Southern China. In Gubei Water Town, there are 6 areas in soft opening stage including Old Barracks Area, Minguo Street Area, Water Street Area, Wonglong, water music light fountain show and etc. You will find many interesting shops, tasty restaurants, and distinctive hotels there.

1 hours • Admission Ticket Included

Simatai Great Wall
After visiting Gubei Water Town for about 1-2 hour, you will start your hiking tour on the Simatai Great Wall. This part of your trekking is one of the most beautiful sections among the Great Wall. It is located 120 kilo meters away from Beijing. Originally built during the Northern Qi dynasty (550–577) and rebuilt in the Hongwu years of the Ming dynasty. It has 5.4 km long with 35 beacon towers. It is known for its steepness. The UNESCO has designated Simatai Great Wall as one of the World Cultural Heritage Sites as part of the Great Wall World Heritage Site. It's the only Great Wall lit up in China. Take cable car up and down from the Great Wall which is good to save your energy.

Afterwards, the authentic food dinner will be arranged in the water town restaurant before transferred back to your hotel.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Included

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