8-9 hours layover Great Wall hiking from Jiankou to Mutianyu

Outdoor Activities in Central West Coast

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Beijing Airport Layover or Airport Transit is the best activity for you to choose from if you have plenty of transit hours in Beijing. We offer wide range tours which enables you to choose the best Beijing attractions that you wish to visit. During your tours with our guide and vehicles, you are always welcome to join our Beijing airport stopover tours which are highlighted with NO shopping, No tourist trap and NO hidden fees.  All our airport layover tours are totally value for money. We will ensure that your short period of time in Beijing is worth for a lifetime memory. Note: Making such trips possible, your layover time has to be at least 14 hours or longer (between two flights).
Your private car and driver will pick you up from airport in the morning. Then we will drive about 2 hours to Jiankou hiking base. Along the way, you will be fascinated by the pretty landscape of the mountains, trees are all over the mountain and small river running in the valley. After a short break in hiking base, you will start to hike with hiking guide. The hiking guide will go all the way with you to make sure you will go on the right way and avoid very steep part of old wall. Hiking will last for 3 to 4 hours and will end at Mutianyu Great wall. You can decide to take cable car or toboggan(pay extra) to go down at Mutianyu or walk another 30mins through mountain path. Mutianyu Great Wall is less crowded comparing to other parts in Great Wall of China, and the view from there is simply amazing and the hike is more exciting since it's sharper and more difficult. Be ready to have some fun and sweat! Hiking guide will take you to meet driver at Mutianyu site. then you will be transferred back to airport.The whole trip will last for 7-8 hours or so.Hiking from Jiankou to Mutianyu Great Wall:Jiankou to Mutianyu is a very popular Great Wall hiking route in Beijing. This is a breathtaking 10 km hike that combines wild and restored Great Wall. You have to be in good physical condition but you will be rewarded with fantastic scenery. The Jiankou to Mutianyu hike should definitely be on you list of things to do. This private hiking tour includes Great Wall entrance fee, private hiking guide and transfer service.Note 1: Counting from your flight (international) lands at Beijing airport to meet us at the exit will take about 2 hours. It includes such procedures as follow:1. Flight arrival;2. Inspection & Quarantine (24-144 hour free visa application);3. Baggage claim (could be ignored by layover passengers);4. Customs inspection;5. Leaving the airport & meet us;Note 2: We’ll send you the detailed process to get the free visa and relevant photos after the booking is made. Note 3: Passengers from the 53 countries are eligible for this 144-hour free visa policy: 24 Schengen Agreement Countries: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland 15 Other European Countries: Russia, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Cyprus, Bulgaria, Romania, Ukraine, Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Montenegro, Macedonia (FYROM), Albania, Belarus, Monaco 6 American Countries: the United States, Canada, Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Chile 2 Oceania Countries: Australia, New Zealand 6 Asian Countries: Korea, Japan, Singapore, Brunei, United Arab Emirates, Qatar

What’s included

  • Private comfortable car with driver (Basic English speaking)
  • Hiking guide from Jiankou to Mutianyu (Mandarin speaking)
  • Free-bottled mineral water in the car
  • Hiking stick (Please note us if you need this 2 days in advance)
  • Warm jackets + gloves (In winter only-November, December, Januray, February, March)
  • Airport or a nearby hotel pickup and drop-off

What’s not included

  • Any Meals
  • Cable fee at Mutianyu Great Wall (RMB 100 per person- single way down)
  • Gratuities (RMB200 if you enjoy our service)