The Great Wall is a must-visit spot for every traveler to Beijing, and makes for an awe-inspiring and culturally enriching experience. If you have already been to the world-renowned Badaling Great Wall, or are just looking for something more untamed and unspoiled, the Simatai section of the Great Wall is the ideal starting point. This one day tour will take you not only to the beautiful Simatai section of the Great Wall, but also to Gubei Water Town which surrounds the beautiful Mandarin Duck Lake.
For travelers who are looking to expand their knowledge of China's cultural history, the tour can help sate your needs. Away from the usual beaten paths of tourists, you will be visiting two vital cultural sites in Beijing on this day tour. From your hotel pick up, you will head to the Juyongguan Great Wall. Situated on the Northern access point to Beijing in the Guangou Valley, it was built during the Ming Dynasty and designed to fend off attacks from the Mongolians.