Shilinxia Glass Sightseeing Platform Private Tour With English Speaking Driver - Beijing

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 8 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    any time from 6:30 am  to 1:00 pm
  • Departure Details :
    Any hotel or Airport in Beijing
  • Return Details :
    Any hotel or Airport in Beijing
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund


The glass sightseeing platform, billed as Flying Disk/UFO, opened to the public on April 30, 2016. The glass platform hangs 32.8 meters out from the cliff. It is claimed to be the largest sightseeing platform in the world. The transparent sightseeing platform is 800 meters above sea level and 400 meters high from the bottom of the cliff. The sightseeing platform is constructed with titanium alloys, to ensure the safety of all the visitors on the platform.

Know More about this tour

Your English speaking driver will pick-up from your Beijing hotel, it will take about 2.5-hour drive to the Shilinxia Scenic Area. When arriving at Shilinxia Scenic Area, you have two ways to go up on to the glass platform. Walking up or taking the cable up. It is over one and half-hours hiking from the valley bottom up to the platform. But even if you choose to take cable up, you still need to scramble up for about 20 minutes from the cable station before you get to the platform.

 Entry Fees

Adult: 78 RMB

Cable Car (one way): 50 RMB (Weekday); 100 RMB Single (Weekend or Public Holiday)

Opening hours: 8:30 17:30 (closed in winter season)

Entry for the glass sightseeing platform: 20 RMB


  • Entrance fees
  • English speaking driver
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (for hotels in Beijing city center)
  • Private transfer ensures personal service
  • Air-conditioned vehicle with a private driver
  • Gas, toll , parking fees
  • Bottle of water


  • Gratuities (Recommended)
  • Glass Platform fees, cable car fee
  • Meals fee
  • Guide

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Children must be accompanied by an adult

The 200 steps on the Heavenly Ladder are pretty steep

Travel insurance is recommended.

Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking

Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

Please wear comfortable walking shoes

The quoted price is for 8hours service. If you use more than 6 hours or less than 8 hours per day it will still be considered a full day. Additional hours are billed at 15USD /per hour for the driver