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commentOffered in: English

Overview

Soak in the scenery and history of the Great Wall of China at Jinshanling during a day hike with a professional guide. Get away from the crowds as you walk along this 3.7-mile (6-km) section of the Great Wall, passing 22 guard towers while crossing from Jinshanling to Simatai West. Observe the natural beauty of the landscape and the architectural marvels of the Ming Dynasty-era wall during your hike, which takes approximately four hours to complete. Includes round-trip transportation from Beijing, guide and entrance fees.
  • Full-day hiking tour to Great Wall of China at Jinshanling, from Beijing
  • Hike from Jinshanling to Simatai West with an experienced guide
  • Admire the mountain scenery while walking along a remote 3.7-mile (6-km) part of the Great Wall of China
  • Check out 22 guard towers along the route
  • Learn about the Ming Dynasty and why the Great Wall was built
  • Includes guide, entrance fees, and round-trip transport from Beijing

Reviews

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B
, Nov 2018

We had great weather which I'm sure made a big difference. In any event, the experience is practically guaranteed to be one you'll never forget. And if you stay alert and with a little bit of luck, you'll see these amazing birds called the Chinese Pheasant with about a 1.5 metert wing span and a very long, thin tail that fly low, swoop then practically crash land into the trees. Apparently some people who have visited the Great Wall many times have no idea they are even there. But I saw five, and a few other people I met saw some too. So keep your eyes peeled!

b
, Sep 2018

This was an amazing experience. The views from the wall were amazing. Enjoyed the hike. Our guide Jen was very personable and helpful.

N
, Sep 2018

An excellent day and a great section of the Great Wall to hike! The pick-up spot was convenient and the bus was on time. The ride was pleasant and there was a supply and rest stop along the way. When we reached Jinshanling, we received an orientation and a review of the map. We than had three hours to hike a section of the wall. It was a moderate hike with a few steep up and downs, but nothing too challenging. There was enough time to complete the hike with a few of the faster people having time to extend their hike. There were opportunities along the wall to buy water, beer, ice cream, and souvenirs. This is not a common hiking spot so not at all crowded and excellent photo opportunities!

R
, Sep 2018

Best experience ever!

m
, Aug 2018

Highly recommend this hike - while challenging, it is so worth it! Not crowded with great views and you get the chance to go at your own pace. Jen was prompt with pick up and offered facts about the Wall on our drive out. She made sure everyone was prepared and checked in after to see how our experience was.

S
, Jul 2018

Great tour if you want to see a less touristy area of the wall. The walking was tough at times but the views were worth it. You need a moderate level of fitness. Jan was a fun and friendly guide, but really you are left to your own devices on the walk. We didn’t mind though as we preferred it.

C
, Apr 2018

I wanted a challenging section of the Great Wall and this was exactly what I was looking for. We were able to explore this area at our own pace. The wall is restored in some sections and unrestored in others. The scenery of the wall and the hillsides were spectacular, especially in spring when the trees are flowering.
Our tour guide Jen was very informative about the area and it's history . I especially want to thank her for helping me retrieve my phone when I forgot it on the bus.

J
, Apr 2018

The trip was fabulous. The hike is pretty decent so wear proper clothing. Jen was a great tour guide. The hike is pretty much on your own and there were lots of chances to get the perfect photo. I would do this tour again.

m
, Apr 2018

THE EXCURSION WAS VERY GOOD. THE ONLY LOOSE POINT IS THAT MY PARTNER COULD NOT GO FOR HEALTH PROBLEMS AND THEY DID NOT RETURN MONEY

R
, Feb 2018

A comfortable ride to the site with a guide to get us up to the wall and then we walked along the wall on our own at our own pace. The guide met us at the end point for the ride back to Beijing. This wall section is great; picturesque and no crowds.


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