Start early and avoid the mid-day crowds for the best experience. Your guide will pick you up between 06:50 am to 8 am from 4 centrally located meeting points mentioned below :
- 06:50 am: Please meet at Hilton Beijing Wangfujing
- 7:30 am: Holiday inn express dongzhimen
- 7:35 am: Macdonald's outside the Exit C of Dongzhimen Subway Station
- 8:00 am: The Great Wall Sheraton Hotel
Head to the Mutianyu Great Wall, which is about 75 kilometers from the center of Beijing.
You will arrive at Mutianyu Great Wall at around 9:30 am. The round-trip hike is about 3.72823 miles (6 kilometers) and takes about 3 hours to complete. Your guide will give you fascinating information about the wall.
Hiking will end around 1:30 pm. Then you will head off to the Chinese restaurant near the Great Wall for pampering your taste buds with authentic Chinese lunch.
After lunch, you will return downtown and be dropped off along the Subway station.
Basic information about Mutianyu Great Wall -
Mutianyu Great Wall was first built in the mid-6th century during the Northern Qi, much earlier than the Badaling section. As one of the best-preserved parts of the Great Wall, the Mutianyu section was used to serve as the northern barrier, which defended the capital and the imperial tombs. It is known for its beautiful surroundings which includes dense woods and rich pastures that change colors throughout a year seasonally.