1 Day Tour: Jiankou to Mutianyu Great Wall Hiking

Tour Overview

Duration: 7:30-17:30 (hiking for 5 hours, 10 km)
Tour Type: No shopping private tour.
Departure: Everyday.

Tour Itinerary

Our tour guide will meet you at your hotel lobby at around 7:30. It takes about 2.5 hours to get to the foot of Jiankou Great Wall. We'll start off the hike at about 10:00 by following a zigzag hillside trail that rises quickly to a Zhengbeilou Tower that is almost 1,000 meters above sea level. It takes about 1 hour to reach Zhengbeilou Watch Tower, which is a good spot to enjoy the scenery of the Great Wall. Then we will walk towards Mutianyu Great Wall along the rugged walls. Jiankou and Mutianyu are different sections of the Great Wall. Jiankou section is wild and unrestored with its original appearance while Mutianyu section is restored and easy to hike.You will experience both during the hiking.

Upon arriving at Mutianyu section, we will walk from No.23 Watch Tower to No.10 Watch Tower, which is the most beautiful and authentic part of Mutianyu section. Then get down the Great Wall on foot or take a toboggan/cable car (optional). The cable car station is below the watch tower No.14. The toboggan is below the watch tower No.6. The walking path downhill is below the watch tower No.10. It takes about 5 hours in total to finish the hiking. Then we will head to our selected restaurant Youshunju for lunch. After lunch, we will transfer you back to your hotel.

It's a long walk from the foot of Jiankou Great Wall to Mutianyu Great Wall, approximately 10 kilometers. You'd better wear comfortable shoes and clothes. We will provide you bottled water during the tour. Bring some snacks if you like.

The tour is flexible and you can tailor-make your own itinerary, such as the start time and etc.

Tour price includes: Tour price excludes:
Private air-conditioned vehicle with pick-up&drop-off service.
Entrance fees of Jiankou and Mutianyu Great Wall.
Typical Chinese lunch and bottled water.
English speaking hiking tour guide.
Cable car or toboggan of the Great Wall.
Tips to the guide and driver.
For no shopping private tour:
No shopping tour is suitable for those individuals or family travelers who are not willing to take the tour with tourist souvenir shops. We guarantee that there is no shopping stop during the tour. And only you and your friends will join the tour. The tour is flexible and you can tailor-make your own itinerary. A designated car/van and private guide will be at your service.
How to Book?
1. You can book tours online or by email, inform us your check-in hotel and your flight(or train) information then we will send you a confirmation email and pick you up at you hotel on the tour day. If you have any questions or change of itinerary, please contact us (call or email) as soon as possible. Service hotline: 82600428 or 63647269(night).
2. When you arrive in Beijing, our tour guide will call you the night before the tour to inform you the exact pick-up time on the next morning. Our car (or van, bus) will arrive next morning, meet and enjoy the tour.
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The original itinerary to trek from Jiankou was interrupted due to unforeseen closure of the path. Our guide Adele was able to continue our trekking along the non-restored segment of Mutianyu Great Wall. We had an enjoyable trip.  more..

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Great experience, completely different to what regular tourists do. 100% recommended  more..

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it was an amazing tour, hiking to the Great Wall, and on the Great Wall Very nice guide, and amazing scenery and views i highly recommend this tour  more..

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