Visit Beijing WTown, a famous mountain village under the Simatai Great Wall - one of the sections of the Wall that has reserved the original appearance of Ming dynasty. As commented by The Times in the year of 2012, it is the No.1 site among the Top 25 Global Scenery that canât be missed. During this special private tour, you will not only see the beauty of the Water Town but also get some hands on experience in making several iconic Chinese handicrafts with instructions. The most popular DIY handicrafts include Batik, Paper-Cut, Shadow Leather, as well as traditional lantern and kite making. Quality lunch with drinks will be served in Chinese restaurant at the famous Wangjinglou Boutique Hotel (inside WTown) where you will get the best view to enjoy the beauty of the Great Wall.
Meet your guide at 8:00am and drive about 2-2.5 hours to visit the Beijing WTown, popular known as the Gubei Water Town by locals. It is located at Simatai Village, Gubeikou Town, Miyun County, about 155 km away from downtown Beijing. The WTown integrates sightseeing, vacation leisure, business conventions and exhibitions with creative culture, making it a comprehensive tourist destination. Based on the historical relics of the Simatai section of the Great Wall, the tourist resort, the entire area is around 9 square kilometers, and it is divided into six themed areas and three scenic valleys. Apart from natural beauty, streets-capes of the Republic of China (1912-1949), an ancient village and folk customs are also accessible for visitors.
Besides enjoying the natural beauty of the WTown, you will also experience several popular Chinese handicrafts making with instructions. You can make your own souvenirs and take them home with you.
After enjoying your lunch meal at Wangjinglou Hotel, you will start to hike on the Great Wall at Simatai - one of the most beautiful sections of the Wall owing to its steep summit. You will be offered two ways cable car for up and down so that you can save energy and spend more time on the actual Wall. There are total 35 beacon towers along this section of the wall (5.4 km long). After the wonderful Great Wall hiking experience, you will take a romantic scenic oar boat ride to the Gate of WTown (30 minutes).
After tour is finished, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Beijing.
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Adult pricing applies to all travelers
Audi A6L will be used for a group of 1-2 travelers
Departure time will be 11-12 am if you want to see the Wtown with lights on. Please specify it in the special requirement field when finalizing your purchase
Oar boat is N/A in winter; the substitute will be Golf Cart
Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
Please wear comfortable shoes