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2 Days Mutianyu and Jinshanling Great Wall Hiking

Beijing Wild Great Wall Experience


During this two days hiking, you will explore both wild and well-preserved sections of Great Wall to feel the great wisdom of Chinese ancient people. Mutianyu offers mightiest views of Great Wall. While Jinshanling Great Wall (open to tourists now) is featured in wild walls, towers build on steep mountains. The hiking is enjoyable and safe.

Highlights of this tour

  • Get shocked by the brilliant man-made wonder of ancient Chinese people;
  • Explore some wild ruined sections of Great Wall to marvel at its imposing powerful charm and the surrounding splendid natural view.

Basic Trip Information

  1. 1. This price is for one person, based on a group of 2 adults sharing one double-bed room in a 4-star hotel and traveling in low seasons;
  2. 2. This price is subject to change according to your traveling season, group size, hotel class, change of activities and possible fluctuation of currency exchange rate.
Travel Route:
Beijing / Mutianyu / Jinshanling
Travel Length:
2 Days and 1 Night
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Group Size:
You, your family, friends or group
Any day you want

Full Itinerary Day by day (Can Be Customized)

Day 1 Beijing – Mutianyu Hiking - Jinshanling

After breakfast, drive about 1.5 hours to Mutianyu Great Wall. Mutianyu Great Wall is located in Huairou District of Beijing, approximately 73km away from Beijing. It connect Huanghuacheng Great Wall from west, and link Gubeikou Great Wall from east, stretches total 5.4km. Hike Mutianyu Great Wall is very easy with good-condition paths. It takes about 3 hours to walk from the first tower on the eastern edge to the 22th tower on the western edge. You can hike up to the tourist rest area between the No. 6 and No. 7 towers. You can also take the cable car to the rest area. Then walk about 20 minutes to the No. 1 tower - Dajiao Tower where you have to hike back to the No. 6 tower, and keep hiking up to the final No. 22 tower. The further regions from No. 22 tower are some wild great walls which are forbidden to tourists.

After hiking the Mutianyu Great Wall, drive about 2 hours to Jinshanling. Check in your hotel which is situated near to Jinshanling Great Wall.

Mutianyu Great Wall
Day 2 Jinshanling Hiking - Beijing

Get up early to hike up to one of the towers to see the amazing sunrise from the great wall. Hiking Jinshanling Great Wall takes you to explore impressive original features of Ming Dynasty Great Wall while enjoying the relaxing hiking up the steps, stones, forts and towers. After entering the check-in office, you will walk about 20 minutes to the western section of Jinshanling Great Wall, near to Gubeikou Great Wall. Your hiking starts at Zhuanduo Tower, walk eastward with the up walls snaking on the hills to the eastern edge. On route, you have chance to see some featured towers, such as General Tower, Large Jinshan Tower, Flower Tower, Corner Tower, etc. You’re hiking takes about 4~5 hours, and stops at East Tower with Five Holes where you will get off the wall, and get back to the tourist center.

After hiking Jinshanling Great Wall, drive about 130km back to Beijing.

Jinshanling Great Wall

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Generally speaking, you can spend Day 1 exploring the popular landmarks of Shanghai, such as the Shanghai Museum, Yu Garden, Nanjing Road, the Bund, and Shanghai World Financial Center Tower. The Day 2 is for you to explore deep into the city of Shanghai (such as Old French Concession, Tianzifang or Jade Buddha Temple) and departure.

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