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Hike on the wilder, rugged and restored section of the Great Wall built in different dynasties. Our most popular day hike and multi-day Great Wall tours offers amazing photography, less tourists and a richer experience. Don't settle for less if you want to truly experience the Great Wall.
Hike the most beautiful and photogenic section of the Great Wall
This moderately challenging, 3-hour hike offers breathtaking views of the Great Wall at Jinshanling section, taking you through crumbling, ancient watch towers along the way.
Challenge the most precipitous section of the Great Wall
This hiking trip provides an opportunity to experience the Great Wall in three different guises: untouched, part-restored, and reconstructed.
We have designed the following itineraries to include the highlights of the Great Wall and interesting experiences in and around Beijing. They are flexible and can be customized to suit your budget and interests.
Discover the most photogenic section of the Great Wall.
This 1-day trip is specially designed for those of you who would like to do some moderate hiking at your own pace on a less touristy section of the wall.
Customers from 5 years old to senior couples in their 70’s have hiked on the Great Wall with us. So the key factors are how fit you are and the weather. Some rugged and steep sections are challenging, but your private guide is patient and if you need more time then so be it! Free trekking poles are also available.
There are paths, steps, trails covered with fallen leaves, firm sections, brick sections to a few sections with loose bricks and dusty areas with small stones, to partly repaired or restored to original and crumbling. Generally, the condition is a pleasant surprise to most customers. We recommend you use walking boots that offer support and protection from loose bricks or rocks that your feet might kick. The sole is best to be non-slip in case of rain.