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3-Day Discovery Great Wall Hiking from Jiankou to Jinshanling

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From US$629 p/p

Based on 2 persons & 4-star hotel

The wild Great Wall sections at Jiankou and Gubeikou display the unrestored and original bricks and stones of the wall, which vary in wholeness from tower to tower. The Mutianyu section is a reflection of the restoration work carried out in the early 1980s.

Appreciate the bleak but picturesque scenery of the wild wall, and the authentically restored glory of the Mutianyu and Jinshanling sections.


  • Discover the well-preserved and unrepaired sections of the Great Wall at Jiankou and Gubeikou
  • Hike up the best fully-restored Great Wall section at Mutianyu
  • Visit the most photogenic section of the Great Wall at Jinshanling
  • Get to know the local people’s lifestyle around the Great Wall

Suggested Itinerary

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Day 1The Challenging Section of the Great Wall — from Jiankou to Mutianyu (5 hours, 10 kilometers)
Day 2The Oldest and Most Rural Section of the Great Wall — from Gubeikou to Jinshanling (5 hours, 10 kilometers)
Day 3The Most Photogenic Section of the Great Wall — from Jinshanling to Simatai West (3 hours, 5 kilometers)

Our service includes:

  • Our 1-to-1 expert China consultancy with unlimited itinerary changes
  • Booking of China internal flights, trains, and cruises, per your preferences
  • Your own China-Highlights-trained, versatile and knowledgeable tour guide
  • Your own chauffeured and comfortable vehicle, chosen for ample space
  • Hand-picking of hotels for your requirements
  • Hotel breakfasts arranged, and local restaurant lunches & dinner ordered, to suit you
  • Entry to all attractions on your itinerary, with queues avoided wherever possible
  • Our 24-7 helpline for while you are travelling

Hotel Recommendations

The itinerary price includes the local farmer’s guesthouse in Gubeikou Village, however there are alternative options.

Yeshufang Guest House
Yeshufang Farmer’s Guesthouse
  • Get close to Gubeikou and Jinshanling sections of the Great Wall.
Beijing WTown Hot Spring Resort
Beijing Water Town Hot Spring Resort
  • Located in Gubei Water Town
William Edgar Hotel
William Edgar Hotel
  • In a beautiful riverside location in Gubei Water Town

Suggested Activity to Enrich Your Tour

Would like to make your tour more unique? Why not enrich your tour with our exclusive activities. Feel free to get your personal travel expert add it for you.

Night views of Great Wall
The Simatai Great Wall Night Experience

After the hike, stay overnight in beautiful Gubei Water Town, just below the Great Wall at Simatai, and take a relaxing night tour of this Great Wall section.

Gubei Water Town is about 30 minutes’ drive from Jinshanling or Gubeikou section of Great Wall. It is by a scenic reservoir and looks up to the Simatai section of the Great Wall.