6-Day Deluxe Marathon Package - Beijing Only




(May 17- 23, 2017)


May 16 (Tu) - DEPARt U.S. for flight to Beijing.


May 17 (We) - Arrive in Beijing. Transfer to the Renaissance Beijing Capital Hotel. This evening you will enjoy a welcome cocktail reception.


May 18 (Th) - We travel to the Great Wall for a mandatory inspection of the on-Wall route. Both runners and spectators will visit the Great Wall and all race details will be given at this time. All runners must walk the 3.5 km of the wall that is part of the Great Wall Marathon course, as it is very important to familiarize oneself with that specific section in order to take proper precautions and incorporate that part into the race strategy. Non-runners are also welcome to participate in this walk (good physical condition is required for this strenuous walk). Lunch is included.  (B,L)


May 19 (Fr) - This morning you will enjoy a behind-the-scenes view of Hutong, the old city of Beijing. You will travel the ancient alleyways via 3-wheeled bicycle rickshaws. We then travel to the Summer Palace for a tour of the man-made lake and have lunch. We return back to the hotel early today to allow you to rest before the big race day. We gather tonight at the hotel for a pre-race pasta dinner. (B,L,D)


May 20 (Sa) - RACE DAY. Early morning departure for the Great Wall International Marathon, Half-Marathon, 8.5K fun run. Time to experience the once-in-a-lifetime thrill of running on the world famous Great Wall of China. A boxed breakfast in prepared for us for an early departure. Subway lunch will be provided after the race and massage is available as well. Dinner is on your own. (B,L)


May 21 (Su) After breakfast we start the day by motorcoach to Tiananmen Square, the largest square in the world. We will walk through the square from south the north, passing Chairman Maos Mausoleum. We will then entter the Imperial Palace and the Forbiden City, one of China's architectual masterpieces which were forbidden to the common people until the early 1900's. Lunch is to follow. We return early so you can prepare for the Gala Dinner. (B,L,D)


May 22 (Mo) - After breakfast we will visit the Temple of Heaven. We then visit a tea house to learn about and sample local teas. After lunch we will visit the Lama Temple. We return back to the hotel briefly before we depart for our Peking Duck dinner followed by an exciting Chinese acrobat show (B, L, D)


May 23 (Tu) - After breakfast we will check out of the Renaissance Beijing Capital Hotel and transfer to the Beijing Airport. There will be several scheduled transfers back to the airport starting at 7:00am and concluding at 3:00pm.

Package price per person
Double/Twin OccupancySingle Occupancy
  USD $2279.00 USD $2786.00




  • Five-star accommodations at: The Renaissance Beijing Capital Hotel
  • Western-style breakfast daily
  • Lunch and dinner most days per itinerary
  • All hotel taxes
  • All current airport taxes and surcharges
  • Roundtrip airport transfers (during schedule days and times)
  • Numerous sight-seeing excursions per the itinerary with English-speaking guides
  • Admission and fees to temples, shrines, palaces and more per itinerary
  • Post-race massage
  • Pre-race pasta dinner
  • Hosted by Marathon Tours staff
  • Guaranteed entry
  • Visa fees additional ($235.00)
  • Rates are per person