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2-Day Jiankou Wild Great Wall Camping Tour

Written by LingUpdated Apr. 10, 2024

Awesome Great Wall Camping

The Jiankou section of the Great Wall is renowned for its majesty and danger. It is one of the favorite parts of the Great Wall for hikers around the world. Have you ever imagined what it would be like to sleep overnight on this wild and perilously steep medieval wall?

This 2-day tour will allow you to conquer the most challenging Great Wall section, and also experience camping wild on the Wall just like an imperial Chinese soldier.

Tour 'Wow' Points

Enjoy a BBQ Dinner and Capture Stunning Views of the Great Wall

Having a BBQ dinner, sharing beers with friends or your partner, appreciating the enchanting views including a sunset and a sunrise over the Great Wall, would give you unforgettable experiences.

Huanghuacheng Lakeside Great Wall

Sleep under the Stars on the Great Wall

When night falls, camp on a secluded section of wall surrounded by majestic mountains, feel the awesome atmosphere with a historical perspective, and enjoy this special night.

Hike on the Great Wall from Its "Wildest" to Its Best-Restored Section

Conquer the wild and majestic Great Wall at Jiankou, then contrast the original wall ruins withthe fully-restored section at Mutianyu. Enjoy having the Great Wall to yourself during the hiking.

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Awesome Beijing and Jiankou Wild Great Wall Camping Tour!

Thank Oliver and Yuan again for us. They were great! Oliver had such amazing energy and made the hike bery enjoyable and rewarding and Yuan had such a great knowledge of Beijing history. It was a great trip!

David from United State of American

Itinerary Quick Look

Here is a suggested itinerary. We are happy to customize a tour according to your interests.

DAY 1 Beijing to Jiankou | Sunset and Great Wall BBQ Dinner

Your private guide will meet you at your hotel in Beijing at around 3pm. Journey to Xizhaizi Village, which is at the foot of the Great Wall at Jiankou, with a 2½-hour drive.

You'll need to hike for about 1 hour up a mountain path to get to the Jiankou Great Wall.

Enjoy a BBQ dinner, leisurely drink beer or your preferred drink, and enjoy the amazing views of a sunset on the Great Wall.

Sleep in a tent on the Great Wall.

DAY 2 Return to Beijing | Sunrise and Hike from Jiankou to Mutianyu — 4 hours, 10 km (6 miles)

Wake up to a beautiful sunrise when you open your tent.

Have a simple breakfast on the wall while appreciating stunning dawn views.

Hike on the Great Wall from the wild section of the ruins at Jiankou to the restored section at Mutianyu. Your hiking will involve steep ascents and descents on varied terrain, from muddy paths to rocky trails.

After descending from the Wall, you will head to a local restaurant at the foot of the Mutianyu Great Wall for lunch.

Your private guide and driver will take you back to your hotel in Beijing. It normally takes about 2½ hours.

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— camp on the Great Wall

The camping gear includes two-person tent with two sleeping bags and roll mats, depending on group size.

FromUSD489 p/p Based on a private tour for 2 people. Price varies depending on program, travel date, number of people and chosen hotel

Price includes:

  • Private air-conditioned business car with big windows and ample space
  • English speaking local guide
  • Activities, hotels, and meals listed in the itinerary
  • 24/7 helpline for while you are traveling

Tour code: bj-40

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