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1 Day Gubei Water Town and Simatai Great Wall Tour

Route: Beijing
1 Day Gubei Water Town and Simatai Great Wall Tour 1 Day Gubei Water Town and Simatai Great Wall Tour
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Time: 6:30AM-5:00PM
8 hours
Strolling along the Gubei Water Town and its historic sites,  witness the most beautiful and breathtaking sunset on the summit of Simatai Great Wall.  

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  • Private transfers and considerate guide service
  • Get to know more about the Chinese ancient architectures & culture
  • Fasinating scenery around Gubeikou Water Town Scenic Areas
  • Best chance to appreciate the amazing sunset around the Great Walls
Recommended Seasons:
spring summer autumn winter


● Gubeikou Water Town ● Simatai Great Wall
Day 01 Beijing
Detailed Itinerary:
In the morning, our guide will meet you at the lobby of your hotel from 6:00AM to 6:30AM, then transfer you for the fabulous views and adventurous hiking at Gubei Water Town and Simatai Great Wall
Strolling along the Gubei Water Town with the most natural and historic sites, you will get a good chance to stay far away the hustles and bustles of the outside busy world. After an authentic Chinese lunch and a break, we will continue our trip to the Simatai Great Wall.Then our tour guide will take you through the most beautiful and breathtaking Great Wall along the way. Hiking along this fantastic part of the Great Wall will bring you back in time to the golden ages of imperial China and know more about the Ming Dynasty.

Additionally, taking fabulous photos on Simatai Great Wall, where is regarded as the best place to appreciate the wonderful sunset around the Great Wall, will give your perfect ending for your day trip.

Gubei Water Town is situated at the foot of Simatai Great Wall and is a water town with over 1,000 years history. Gubei Water Town is located in Gubeikou which is part of Beijing’s Miyun District. Gubei Water Town Scenic Area is made up of Simatai Great Wall and Gubei Water Town. The scenic area was closed in 2010 for restoration and was officially reopened to the public in January 2014.
erial China and know more about the Ming Dynasty. Additionally, taking fabulous photos on Simatai Great Wall, where is regarded as the best place to appreciate the wonderful sunset around the Great Wall, will give your perfect ending for your day trip.

Simatai Great Wall is located in Miyun County which is 120 kilometers from Beijing. It is the only section of the Great Wall that has preserved the original Ming Dynasty architecture. Simatai was first constructed in the 6th century and later rebuilt by General Qi Jiguang of the Ming Dynasty. This section is 5.4 kilometers in length and has 35 beacon towers and the steepness of the wall is the distinctive features of Simatai. In 1987 Simatai Great Wall was enlisted into UNESCO Heritage Sites.

06:00 - 06:30  hotel pickup
06:30 - 09:00  drive to Simatai.  We prepare some simple food for breakfast on the coach.
09:30 - 12:30  visiting time in Gubei Water Town.   
12:30 - 13:00  lunch by yourself.   
13:00 - 15:00  Simatai Great Wall
15:00 - 17:00  back to downtown Beijing  ( or sunset photo if you choose to stay overnight )
17:00               Tour ends in a subway station in eastern area of Beijing.  (up to road traffic condition)

If you book a hotel room from us for overnight stay, you arrange return transfer back to Beijing downtown by yourself.


From luxury super star boutique hotel to cozy home stay, Gubei Water Town has everything here. The night at the foot of Simatai Great Wal is a once-in-a-life-time experience.

Gubei Water Town Hotel 5*
Great Wall Library (28-room Boutique Hotel)
Imperial Hotspring (32-room Boutique Hotel)
William Edgar Hotel (50-room Boutique Hotel)
Wuzhen Club Jiangnan Style (39-room Boutique Hotel)
Wuzhen Club Europe Style (10-room Boutique Hotel)
Wangjinglou (33-room Boutique Hotel)

Home Stay Inns
- Wolongbao - Yanxing - Liyuan - Silk Road - Deyuelou - Barrack - Xicheng - Yicheng - Home in Water Town - Chuanqiao - Pagoda - Waterfront - Wharf - Junyue - Qincheng - Yang's - Yongshun - Yinhua - Yanmen - Baqi - Biaoju

Accommodation is available at an optional cost.
Attractions & Activities:Gubei Water Town,Simatai Great Wall
Meals: No meal
Gubei Water Town 1
Gubei Water Town 2
Simatai Great  Wall 1
Simatai Great  Wall 2
Price per person in U.S.dollarChange a currency:
Group SizeLuxury Class TourDeluxe Class TourTourist Class Tour
Peak Season
2 Persons - USD 210 -
3-5 Persons - USD 151 -
6-9 Persons - USD 91 -
10 Persons Up - USD 62 -


  • Hotel pickup from selected hotels in downtown Beijing.
  • Round trip coach transfer between Beijing and Gubei Water Town on the same day.
  • Admission to Gubei Water Town and Simatai Great Wall


  • All meals
  • Accommodation
  • Return transfer to Beijing on 2nd day.
  • Tipping welcomes to our tour guide and driver


1) Group size
*  The rate shown above is for group size of 6 adults and above. 
*  For group of 5 persons, the cost is USD115 per person.
*  For group of 4 persons, the cost is USD125 per person.
*  For group of 3 persons, the cost is USD155 per person.
*  For group of 2 persons, the cost is USD210 per person.
*  A minimum of 2 Adults per booking is required. 

For group of 2-5 persons, please submit your request, then we will send you an updated Invoice to collect the total payment for your booking.
2) Block days:
* Rate not valid for Special holidays include: 
Chinese New Year. Labor Day Holidays from May 1-7, National Day Holidays from Oct 1 to 7.

3) Cancellation Policy
* Confirmation will be received at time of booking
* All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties

4) Know before you pay

* Simatai is connected with Jinshanling Great Wall in the west.  Please notice this hiking will not go all the way to Jinshanling (about 5 hours hiking);  You need to go back to Simatai to take 3pm coach back to Beijing.

* You can book a room to stay overnight at the foot of Simatai Great Wall at an optional cost.

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