Hike the Picturesque Great Wall at Jinshanling
1-Day Jinshanling Great Wall Hiking Tour
The Jinshanling section of the Great Wall is half repaired. On this trip, you will see both a repaired section of wall and the original wall in ruins. There will be no crowds around you, so you can get the most out of China's legendary landmark as you tread the Wall's centuries-old stone steps or walk through a ruined ancient watchtower.
This one-day Jinshanling Great Wall hiking tour is private. Your own personal tour guide will hike with you all the way. Your guide will respond to your requests with flexible arrangements to make the most of your time.
Tour 'Wow' Points
Walk on a Delicate Mixture of the Restored and Wild Great Wall
The wild section gives you a sense of what it would have been like in its original glory. While the repaired section will transport you back in time to the heyday of imperial China.
Take Great Photos of the Most Photogenic Section of the Great Wall
The Great Wall at Jinshanling has the most beautiful natural scenery. You will get a wider variety of shots than you can at any other section of the Great Wall. Many professional Great Wall photos are taken at this section.
An Expert Private Guide Will Lead the Tour
Your guide will hike all the way with you. He/she will help you take photos, tell you the best location for photos, and give you information about the wall.
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About China Highlights
Since 1998 we've guided everyone ranging from US presidents, Australian Geographic and retired backpackers. Our goal is to create unique trips that take you off-the-beaten path, helping you discover China in a more authentic way. Our motto: "Discovery Your Way!"
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Itinerary Quick Look
Here is a suggested itinerary. We are happy to customize a tour according to your interests. The time frame is just for your reference. It could be different due to the traffic on the day.
Your private guide will meet you in your hotel lobby at 8:00 am. If you would like to start from the airport/train station, we will be happy to arrange a pick-up there.
A comfortable vehicle with will be ready for your private Jinshanling Great Wall hiking tour. It takes about 2½ hours to travel to the Jinshanling section of the Great Wall from Beijing.
Mount the wall via an unrepaired watchtower called Houchuankou. From the first tower at Houchuankou onward, you will see the unrepaired ancient watchtowers and broken sections of wall during your hike in the first hour.
Stop to take in the amazing view from one of the highest points you will reach during the day. See the Great Wall stretching out to the horizon…
Encounter the restored part of the wall and see many watchtowers of various styles that are in good condition.
Arriving at Zhuangdaokou, you will then descend from the wall.
There is a local restaurant at the base of the entrance to Jinshanling, offering traditional local dishes. Your guide will help you to order the dishes you like.