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$100 Private & Custom Tours

Great Wall at Gubeikou and Jinshanling Private Sunset Tour

Your guide will meet you at your hotel lobby in Beijing at 11:00 a.m. Sit back and relax in your vehicle as you get driven the two hours over to the Great Wall at Gubeikou. Your adventure begins at Gubeikou village with a short climb up to a broken tower. Walk eastward, and enjoy plenty of photography stops before you reach one of the other towers. From there, you can see stunning views of Gubeikou mountain. Stop for a late lunch at a local restaurant around 2:30 p.m., and after you're done eating, ride on to Great Wall at Jinshanling. Hike for an hour before reaching a great place to watch the sunset.Once you're done watching the sunset, your guide drives you back your Beijing hotel. Arrive at your hotel at about 9 p.m.

$89 Outdoor Activities

One Day Group Tour of Jinshanling Great Wall Hiking in Beijing

On this group hiking tour, you'll be picked up from your hotel in downtown Beijing at around 6:00 am. You can relax and enjoy the scenic route on your 2 hours riding from downtown to Jinshanling. Jinshanling's Great Wall is in a mountainous area about 80 miles northeast of central Beijing. The Jinshanling section is known as the "Paradise of Photographers" and a popular tourist destination because of its magnificent appearance and intoxicating scenery. Once you arrive in Jinshanling, you'll embark on a 3 hours hike where you'll explore original architecture and will have the opportunity to take some stunning photos. You'll enjoy a delicious lunch at a local restaurant. At the end of your tour, you'll be driven back downtown and dropped off at Dongzhimen or nearby subway station by around 5:00 pm. This is where your tour ends. You can take either the subway or taxi to get to your final destination (at your own expense).

$198 Multi-day & Extended Tours

2-day Small group Iconic Great Wall Hiking at Gubeikou&Jinshanling led by farmer

ItineraryDay 1: Beijing to GubeikouStop At: The Great Wall of Gubeikou, BeijingGubeikou, along with the passes at Shanhaiguan in the east and Juyongguan in the west, was a key strategic target in military campaigns since ancient times. Protecting these three passes was considered vital for keeping Beijing safe from the Mongolian nomads. There was also a fierce battle between Chinese and Japanese in the 2nd World War. The vistas of the sinuous Wall snaking its way over the ridges of the Yanshan Mountain are breathtaking.Duration: 3 hoursMeals included: • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Great Wall Inn GubeikouDay 2: Jinshanling to BeijingStop At: Jinshanling Great Wall, Luanping County, HebeiJinshanling offers arguably the finest hiking anywhere on the Great Wall. It is extremely photogenic, with over 15 watch-towers, and steep gradients that give constantly changing perspectives and wide, open views. There is fascinating variety in the watchtowers here. Some have two storeys, others three. Some have flat roofs, others rounded and others again are pitched with upturned eaves. This section of the wall is wild, ruined, preserved and original. On a clear day, it is difficult to fail to take good photographs here.Duration: 3 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • LunchNo accommodation included on this day.

$366.25 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Beijing to The Great Wall of China 3-Day Private Hiking Tour

After pickup from your Beijing hotel, you’ll be ready to begin your 3-day hiking adventure. Discover the Gubeikou, Jinshanling and Simatai sections of the wall – all lesser-traveled parts away from tourists that feature structural elements in their original form.Enjoy adventurous and sometimes challenging hikes led by an expert English-speaking guide, who’ll provide assistance, support and interesting commentary about the wall throughout your journey. On your first day, you’ll receive an introductory briefing regarding the terrain and safety requirements. You'll hike between 4 and 10 miles (6 and 16 km) every day and ascend between 1,640 and 2,625 feet (500 and 800 meters), and there will always be a support vehicle and driver nearby for assistance. You'll stay at a hotel and then in a village guesthouse, both near the wall. Daily meals are included: picnic lunches include sandwiches, fruit, cookies and nuts, and breakfasts and dinners will be cooked at your campsite or in a local farmer’s home. You'll also have hot tea or coffee every morning and water throughout your trip.For a detailed schedule, see the Itinerary section below.

$184 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Beijing 3-Day Tour with Mutianyu and Jingshangling Great Wall

Day 1: Jinshangling Great wall group tour Begin with pickup from your central located Beijing's hotel within 2nd ring road of Beijing around 7:00am in the moring, then hop inside a comfortable, air-conditioned minivan for your 2- to 2.5-hour journey northward to Jinshanling. Along the way, hear all about this part of China’s UNESCO-listed wall, one of the most beautiful and least-crowded sections.Its restored watchtowers and the stark mountains ensure wonderful views in both directions, making it a favorite with hikers and photographers. On arrival, ride the cable car (additional cost) to the ramparts and enjoy an approximately 3-hour hike along the eastern battlements.  View the historical inscriptions on each of the unique towers and see the brick engravings, carved by long-ago laborers. Following your roughly 3.7-mile (6-kilometer) hike, descend and continue to a local restaurant for a Chinese lunch. Then, return to Beijing where your tour ends at the original starting point. Day 2: Mutianyu Great wall group tour After hotel pickup from central located Beijing's hotel lobby within 2nd ring road of Beijing downtown area around 7:00am in the morning, your tour starts with the 90-minute drive to the Great Wall at Mutianyu. Embark on the 3.7-mile (6-km) round-trip hike along the wall, which takes about three hours, providing plenty of time to admire the views of the wall running across the tree-covered terrain. Take in the dense woods and pastures, and walk past the watchtowers where guards once stood on this barrier that defended the Chinese capital and imperial tombs. When you're done hiking in the afternoon, refuel with provided lunch before the drive back to Beijing to end your tour with hotel drop-off in the city center. Day 3 : Badaling Great wall and Ming tomb group tour After hotel pickup from central located Beijing's hotel lobby within 2nd ring road of Beijing downtown area around 7:00am in the morning, your day trip starts with the drive toward the Great Wall of China, stopping on the way at the Ming Tombs, these 13 tombs hold the remains of Ming dynasty emperors, dating back to the 15th century, then stop by a jade gallery for 45 minutes for a look at jade carving, an important Chinese custom. At a restaurant inside the gallery, enjoy a Chinese lunch before continuing your tour to the Great Wall at Badaling. You have 1.5 hours here to hike along this popular section of the wall, on the way back to Beijing, make a stop at a tea house for a traditional Chinese tea ceremony. Then return to the city for hotel drop-off to end your tour. Please note: Client's hotel must be located within 2nd ring road of Beijing downtown area, otherwise group guide and bus are not able to pick up you clients if hotel is too far from downtown area.

$70 Private & Custom Tours

Beijing Private Tour to Jinshanling Great Wall with Authentic Chinese Lunch

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Jinshanling Great Wall, Luanping County, HebeiYour English speaking guide and private car will pick you up at your preferred time in your hotel's lobby. Then you will heading to the Jinshanling Great Wall, the trip will take about 2.5 hours. While driving your English speaking guide will explain the histories and stories about the Great Wall of China, and sit back enjoy the beautiful countryside view of the Beijing.Once arrive at Jinshanling Great Wall, you will enjoy a less hurried tour with your guide, you can decide how far you want to hike and how long you want to spend at the Wall. Your tour guide will accompany you all the time , and will be available to take photos of your group so that you have amazing shots from your day out at Jinshanling! The Jinshan ling Great Wall was first built in the sixth century during the Northern and Southern Dynasties (420-589). Along it are 67 watchtowers, all in different styles, at average intervals of 150 meters.Jinshanling is also relatively undeveloped for those looking for a more authentic Wall experience. Viewed from a distance, The Jinshan ling Great Wall is like a giant dragon, curving its path over the mountain peaks whose line it follows. Afterwards, you will stop at a local restaurant to fill your empty stomach. Your wonderful day tour will end with your Beijing city hotel drop off.Duration: 5 hours

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