Private Hiking Day Tour: Jinshanling Great Wall From Beijing With Lunch

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 10 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    8:00am
  • Departure Details :
    Your centrally located hotel in Beijing
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

If you have hiked on Mutianyu and Badaling Great Wall before, and want to challenge some other Great Wall sessions during your stay in Beijing. Jinshanling Great Wall could be a good choice for you. It is located about 140 kilometers (87 miles) northeast of Beijing city, China. It is the best preserved part of the Great Wall in the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) with many original features. Jinshanling connects to the Simatai section of the wall in the east and Gubeikou section in the west. This hiking tour includes picnic lunch, entrance fee, and private transfer. Just get on your hiking shoes, and explore the beauty of Great Wall!

Highlights

  • Instant Confirmation
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver
  • Enjoy fantastic aerial views
  • Lunch included
  • All entrance fees included
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included

Know More about this tour

The Jinshanling Great Wall is situated on the Big and Small Jinshan mountains, hence its name. It has an elevation of 700 meters. Based on huge stone bars, the Great Wall was then made by huge bricks, each of which weighed about 12 kilograms (26 pounds). It has five main passes, 67 watchtowers and 2 beacon towers. Every 100 meters (328 feet), there is an watch tower each of which is about ten meters (33 feet) high. Featuring various structures and having various functions, those watchtowers are either one-tiered or two-tiered. On the first floor there are some windows for shooting arrows. The roofs of the towers are many and varied, flat, arched, quadrangular or octagonal. Some are used to store weapons and hay. Others are used as soldiers' bedrooms. Among them, the most celebrated are the Big and Small Jinshan Watchtowers. Yes, there are so many to say about this Great Wall session, and you will learn some interesting history from your guide during this hiking tour.

Your profession hiking tour guide will pick you up from your hotel at 8:00am, and then you will take your private transfer to Jinshanling Great Wall (2 and half hours). During this tour, you will hike on the Wall for about 4 hours, and the total distance is about 12 km. Normally, you will have picnic lunch on the wall, which is prepared by your tour guide. However, you might have your lunch meal at the local restaurant or farmer's house depends on the conditions.

After hiking, you will be transferred back to your Beijing hotel. You will arrive Beijing around 7:00pm.

Inclusions

  • Private English-speaking tour guide
  • Private car with air-conditioning and experienced driver
  • Lunch
  • Entrance fee
  • Bottled water

Exclusions

  • Drinks
  • Personal expense
  • Cable car/slide fee
  • Gratuities (recommended)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Adult pricing applies to all travelers

A moderate amount of walking is involved

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

Please feel free to bring your own snacks and drinks

Sunglasses, sunblock, wide-brim hat, bug spray and long pants/long sleeve T-shirt are recommended during Summer time

Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking

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