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-Pick up at your hotel (between 8:00am to 9:00am) -Mutianyu Great Wall (1,5 to 2 hours drive) This is a one of the most famous and ideal sections of the Great Wall. You will have your choice of taking the cable car or chair lift up the breathtaking wall and spend a leisurely 1 to 2 hours hiking up and down the various sections exploring the Watch Towers and marveling at the construction and beauty of the renown and legendary Wall. You then have the option of an exhilarating toboggan ride back down or simply return the way you came. - Included is lunch at a local restaurant where you can enjoy a typical dish of barbecue Rainbow Trout with an assortment of other authentic and delicious Chinese dishes (vegetarian and meat)
-On the way back hotel, you can visit the village near the Mutianyu Wall or if its the fruits season you can go and visit the orchards at the village! Fruits picking-up is one of fun activities.
Related information for the Mutianyu Wall:
Mutianyu is a section of the Great Wall of China located in Huairou County 70km northeast of Beijing. It takes 1.5 hour to 2 hours ride from the city center to this section. The Mutianyu section of the Great Wall is connected with Jiankou in the west and Lianhuachi in the east. As one of the best-preserved parts of the Great Wall, the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall used to serve as the northern barrier defending the capital and the imperial tombs. This section has been renovated since 1986 and a famous and ideal section of the Great Wall if you look for a half-day tour to the Great Wall with moderate hiking. Take the cable car or chair lift up the wall and allow yourself spending 1 to 2 hours hiking up and down from one section to another if you wish to see several watch towers and parts of walls. You can take the exhilarating toboggan ride back down the wall on a winding metal track. Adjacent to the Mutianyu wall is its namesake village, which has been hailed by the Chinese government as a model village because of its rebirth largely thanks to tourism and glassware industries. You can take a look the rural life in this village.