7 Days Beijing Great Wall Hiking Tour

During this 7 Days Beijing Great Wall Hiking Tour, we will have an exciting hiking experience on various sections of the Great Wall, and have an overall view of the Great Walls in Beijing. We are going to appreciate the beautiful dam of Huanghuacheng Reservoir, enjoy gorgeous sunrise on the Gubeikou Great Wall, hike on the steepest great wall in Beijing, visit the longest wall in China, and explore the largest imperial grave complex in China.

Highlight

  • Hike to visit various sections of the Great Wall in Beijing .
  • Climb to Zhengbeilou Tower on the UNESO Heritage sit-Jiankou Great Wall.
  • Appreciate the beautiful dam of the Huanghuacheng Reservoir.
  • Explore the largest imperial grave complex in China.

Brief Itinerary

  • Day 1: Beijing Arrival
  • Day 2: Beijing-Jinshanling Great Wall
  • Day 3: Jinshanling Great Wall-Wohushan Great Wall
  • Day 4: Wohushan Great Wall-Huanghuacheng Great Wall
  • Day 5: Huanghuacheng Great Wall-Jiankou Great Wall
  • Day 6: Jiankou Great Wall-Beijing
  • Day 7: Beijing Departure

Full Itinerary

Day 1 Beijing Arrival

Sightseeing and Activities: Arrival Beijing
Accommodation: Beijing
Meals: Lunch

Arrive in Beijing, and your tour guide will be wait you at the airport and transferred you to hotel. Free at leisure for the rest of the day.

Day 2 Beijing – Jinshanling Great Wall

Sightseeing and Activities: Eastern Qing Tombs; Huangyaguang Great Wall; Jinshanling Great Wall
Accommodation: Local Guesthouse
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Your guide will pick you up from the hotel in the early morning, and we will visit Eastern Qing Tomb which is the largest imperial grave complex in China. After this, we will drive to Huangyaguan Great Wall and have a hiking trip (1.5 Hours) on this well-renovated Great Wall. Then we will move to the Jinshanling Great Wall Area. Stay overnight at a guesthouse nearby.

Day 3 Jinshanling Great Wall – Wohushan Great Wall 

Sightseeing and Activities: Wohushan Great Wall; Jinshanling Great Wall
Accommodation:Local Guesthouse
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

After the simple breakfast at the guesthouse, we will start Jinshanling Great Wall hiking today. We will hike from Jinshanling towards the Simatai Section, and stop at Wuyan Tower on Jinshanling section which allow us to have a complete view of Simatai Great Wall.

Then we will come down here and enjoy the lunch.

In the afternoon, we will have 2 hours hiking trip on Wohushan Great Wall (Crouching Tiger Mountain), which is famous for its precipitous geography. After this, We will transfer back to the guesthouse nearby and stay overnight.

Day 4 Wohushan Great Wall – Huanghuacheng Great Wall

Sightseeing and Activities: Jinshanling Great Wall; Gubeikou Great Wall; Huanghuacheng Great Wall;
Accommodation: Local Guesthouse
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Today’s we will start hiking, from early morning. The total hiking time for today will be close to 5 hours/10km. We will hike from Jinshanling to General Tower on Gubeikou Section. And we will pass through a lovely village, and have lunch in there. After we complete the hiking, we will transfer to a small village near the Huanghuacheng Great Wall. Stay overnight in a guesthouse at the village.

Day 5 Huanghualing Great Wall – Jiankou Great Wall

Sightseeing and Activities: Huanghuacheng Great Wall; Xishuiyu Great Wall
Accommodation:Local Guesthouse
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Today’s hiking begins at around 9:00 am. After breakfast, we start the tour. After we see the beautiful dam of the Huanghuacheng Reservoir at the foot of the wall, take some good photos first, and then we start the hike from Tenglong Restaurant & Lodge which is built on the mountain and climb about 20 minutes you will reach the Huanghuacheng Great Wall. At first you will hike the wall which is restored by local government and you will hike along the restored wall with about 1 hour, then you will pass by Zhuangdaokou Pass which is the border between restored Great Wall and unrestored wild Great Wall. After Zhuangdaokou Pass, you will take about 2.5 hours hike along the wild wall and finish the hike at Xishuiyu which is close to the lake. That’s why this section is also called Lakeside Great Wall. You will pass about 20 towers for the whole hiking. Today’s hike level is about 4 and the whole hiking takes about 4hours and 9 km (5.6 mils). Afterwards, the guide and driver take you to have lunch. After lunch, drive to Jiankou Great Wall.

Day 6 Jiankou Great Wall – Beijing

Sightseeing and Activities: Jiankou Great Wall; Mutianyu Great Wall
Accommodation: Beijing
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Today’s hiking begins at around 9:00 am. After breakfast, we start the tour. We start the hike from Xizhaizi village, you will experience the best unrestored wild Great Wall. Firstly, your guide takes you to Zhengbeilou Tower (the highest tower on Jiankou Great Wall) which takes about 1 hour by walking through the mountain path. Later, you will take a ladder up to Zhengbeilou Tower, which features some amazing ruins and scenes of rustic beauty. Midway through the hike to Mutianyu Great Wall, you will cross the mountain. You will pass about 17 towers (about 8 towers on Jiankou section and about 9 towers on Mutianyu section) with about 3 hours for the whole hiking on the Great Wall. So you could enjoy the beauty of both section of the wall – natural and well-preserved wall. Finally, you have 3 choices to come down: 1.Cable car 2.Walk way 3.Tabbogan. Today’s hike level is about 4 and the whole hiking tour takes about 4hours and 10 km (6 mils). After the hike, the guide and driver take you to have lunch at a restaurant near the Mutianyu Great wall. After lunch, we will drive back to the hotel in Beijing.

Day 7 Beijing Departure

Sightseeing and Activities: Depart from Beijing
Accommodation: None
Meals: Breakfast

Today, you will be transferred to airport for your flight to the next destination. Service ends.

Recommended Hotels and Price List

Destinations Luxury Hotel
Comfortable Hotel
Economy Hotel
Beijing  Beijing Crown Plaza Hotel Wangfujing Beijing Sunworld Hotel Wangfujing  Beijing Holiday Inn Express Yizhuang
Group Size Tour Prices
2-3 Travelers $ $ $ $ $ $
4-5 Travelers $ $ $ $
6-9 Travelers $ $ $ $ $ $
Above 10 $ $ $ $ $ $
Remark
  • Prices are per person in US Dollars based on double occupancy.
  • Any parts of the itinerary e.g. tour length, activities & hotels can be tailored to your individual interests.
Earlier Booking, Bigger Savings
10% off – book 60 days before, 5% off – book 30 days before

Service Included

  • All the land transfer and transportation with private vehicle and skilled driver;
  • Luggage transfer between airport and hotel;
  • Accommodations with breakfast as listed in the itinerary;
  • Meal as listed in the itinerary (Lunch);
  • Entrance fees as specified in the itinerary;
  • English-speaking tour guide service;
  • Two bottles of mineral water per day per person.

Service Excluded

  • Airfare, tax and fuel surcharge;
  • Single room supplement;
  • Meals not listed in the itinerary;
  • Travel insurance;
  • Tips to guide and driver as your wish;
  • Personal expenses;
  • The electronic car & cable car.

Travel Tips:

  • Please take Hiking boots, sticks or trekking sticks, backpack, sun-glasses, sunscreen, snacks, camera for this hiking tour.
  • The traveler whose body is not fit for the hiking such as arthritis, heart disease, hypertension, asthma, and the traveler who are drunk are not recommended to take this tour.
  • Don’t take baby less than 3 years old for this tour, and the traveler who are more than 80 years old are not recommended to take this tour.
  • Do not wear short pants.
  • Please go to toilet at the entrance of the wall before the hiking, there is no toilet on the Wall. Please carry toilet paper by yourself always.
  • This tour is not available under the following weather condition: Rain, Snow, Strong Wind, etc.