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Amazing Great Wall Hiking Tour

Trip highlights:

Challenge your ambition on the wild wall from Jiankou to Mutianyu, and keep away from the bustle of other travelers

Jinshanling to Simatai West shows you the splendid construction and amazing views of the Great Wall

 Amazing Great Wall Hiking Tour
Tour price: From US$271.00      2 Days        What is included question
Destinations: Beijing
Tour type: Private tour for a 7-seat van with tour guide and driver, available every day

Day by Day Itinierary

Day  1  Beijing  ( L,D )

Hiking Route: Jiankou to Mutianyu (5 hours, 10kilometers)

Pick-up from your hotel at 8:00am and then drive to the Olympic venues to choose our favorite sandwich at Subway for lunch on the Wall.

After 2.5 hours driving, we start hiking at 11:00am at Jiankou Great Wall. Jiankou is translated as “Arrow Nock” in English,in a shape of the letter “W”, like arrow nock. It's a 5-hour hike to Mutianyu Great Wall with superb scenery and dense vegetation. As we proceed, we will find Mutianyu Great Wall less commercialized and fewer tourists on this section. Standing on top of the wall allows us a panoramic view of the surrounding countryside, which is planted with fruit and chestnut orchards, and dotted with old pine.

Afterwards, we'll drive to Gubeikou and stay overnight at a local farmer's guesthouse .

Mutianyu Great WallMutianyu Great Wall seems to be not popular as section at Badaling, but it doesn’t get as crowded, which assist you in appreciating the magnificent scenery easily. Woods cover over 96% of the total scenic area, and its 2.5 kilometer stretch allows you a walk with striking landscape and fresh air.
Jiankou Great WallOriginally Jiankou Great Wall was built in Tang Dynasty and was restored largely in the Ming Dynasty. It connects to Mutianyu Great Wall in the east and Huanghuacheng Great Wall in the west. It’s the most dangerous and steep section of all Ming Dynasty Great Wall.

[ Optional ] Peking Opera: With a history of 160 years, Peking Opera, extolled as “Oriental Opera”, is representative of all operas in China. Full of Chinese cultural traditions and tidbits, the opera presents the audience with touching stories, beautiful paintings, exquisite costumes, graceful gestures and martial arts.
Day  2  Beijing  ( B,L )

Hiking Route:  Jinshanling to Simatai West (3 hours, 5 kilomters)

After a typical farmer’s breakfast, we will drive to Jinshanling Great Wall in 20 minutes and begin to hike at 8:00. It’s the right time to produce amazing photographs as there are fewer tourists on the wall at this time. We have the wall to ourselves.

This 3-hour hike to Simatai West offers us constantly changing perspectives and wide, open views. We will get off the wall at Kylin Tower, and cannot walk to the Simatai East due to the recent closure of Simatai Great Wall. What rewards us is a unique Hotpot lunch when we back to the city.

Simatai Great WallSimatai located at the boundary between Gubeikou Town,130 km away from Beijing, and Luanping County,Hebei Province. The 19-kilometre-long wall of Simatai began its construction in 1368, with its unique design. Its 35 watchtowers are original structured and varied in form.
Jinshanling Great WallAccording to historical records, the construction of this section of the wall was begun in 1571,part of the 1,000-kilometer-long section of the wall between the Shanhai Pass in the east and Changping County in the west, which was the result of cooperation between two famous Ming generals.

[ Optional ] Kungfu show: The splendid Kung Fu show, running daily in Red Theater of Beijing shows you an authentic Kung Fu on the spot, which combining story-telling, acrobatics to celebrate the philosophy and skill of martial airs. You enjoy the opportunity to contact performers directly after the show or to learn Kung Fu from them!