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Half-Day Great Wall at Mutianyu Hiking Tour

Half-Day Great Wall at Mutianyu Hiking Tour

  • For the first-time visitor to Beijing, who wants to see most highlights of the Great Wall in a time-saving manner, without too much exertion, the Great Wall at Mutianyu is probably the best choice.

US$ 89 More Details

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One-Day Simatai West to Jinshanling Great Wall Hiking Tour

One-Day Simatai West to Jinshanling Great Wall Hiking Tour

  • This moderately challenging, 3-hour hike offers breathtaking views of the Great Wall from Simatai West to Jinshanling, snaking along the ridge of the mountains, taking you through crumbling, ancient watch towers along the way.

US$ 119 More Details

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One-Day Jiankou to Mutianyu Great Wall Hiking Tour

One-Day Jiankou to Mutianyu Great Wall Hiking Tour

  • Challenge the most precipitous Jiankou section of the Great Wall, wild, weathered and primitive which takes about 5 hours to complete a distance of 10 km (6 miles) from Jiankou section to Mutianyu section.

US$ 139 More Details

Great Wall Coach Tours

Mutianyu Great Wall & Ming Tombs Group Tour

Mutianyu Great Wall & Ming Tombs Group Tour

  • On this full-day Beijing tour, you will see two of the most popular attractions in China: the Mutianyu Section of the Great Wall and the Ming Tombs.

US$ 27 More Details
Badaling Great Wall and Ming Tombs Beijing Day Group Tour

Badaling Great Wall and Ming Tombs Beijing Day Group Tour

  • You will explore two must-see, world-famous attractions in China: the Badaling Great Wall and the Ming Tombs.

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Jinshanling Great Wall Beijing Day Tour with Breakfast and Lunch

Jinshanling Great Wall Beijing Day Tour with Breakfast and Lunch

  • If you are looking for breathtaking views of the Great Wall and a relatively peaceful walk, then the Jinshanling Section of the Great Wall Beijing Day Tour is just for you.

US$ 46 More Details

Popular Great Wall Sections in Beijing

Mutianyu Great Wall Section

Architectural features: Complete wall, most watch towers on the shortest section, and fortified passes. This area is a reconstruction but done very well.

Mutianyu is the most popular attraction in Beijing on Trip Advisor, and most recommend section with international travelers, guidebooks and travel bloggers. It is less crowed than Badaling and Juyongguan sections. Winding on the high mountains and lofty hills, the Mutianyu Section of the Great Wall features a great deal of historical, architectural, and military significance.

Badaling Great Wall Section

Architectural features: Winding and zigzagging on “gentle” slopes

Badaling is a contender for the top tourist location in China. It is popular with domestic Chinese tourists mainly because Chairman Mao visited this section and gave a famous speech. It was the first selection of the Great Wall to be opened to the public as a tourist attraction. Numerous international and domestic dignitaries have visited the Badalling Section of the Great Wall including Deng Xiaoping, President Nixon, and Margaret Thatcher.

Jishanling Great Wall Section

Architectural features: An original section with a series of watchtowers and peculiar structures

The Great Wall at Jinshanling was first built in the North Qi Dynasty (550–557). You can still find the ruins of the wall from this period. This section of the Great Wall is situated on the ’Golden Mountains’. It is one of the best places for Great Wall hiking.