Private Hike from Beijing: Go Beyond The Jiankou and Mutianyu Great Wall

Private Hike from Beijing: Go Beyond The Jiankou and Mutianyu Great Wall
Outdoor Activities > Hiking & Camping > Hiking
$77
Duration: 8 hours
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Description

If you love adventure, this challenge Great Wall hiking tour fits you well. Hike from Jiankou to Mutianyu section of the Wall is the best way to witness the historical remains and the majestic of nature beauty about China. When you stand on the top of Zhengbeilou (one of the ruined towers), you will be touched by the meaning of "Great Wall". This entire hiking route takes 3 to 5 hours (6 miles/10 km), and you will be provided some free snacks during the tour. Lunch, Great Wall entrance fee, round way cable car or slideway/liftchair tickets, private guide and transfer service are all included.

Your private tour guide will meet you at your hotel lobby in the morning, and take you to Jiankou Great wall by private transfer (1.5 hours). Xizhazi Village (altitude 587m/1,926ft) is the start point of this hiking route towards Zhengbeilou, one of the ruined towers on the Wall (altitude 830m/2,723ft). On the half way to Zhengbeilou, you will have a short walk to a broken tower where you can capture the best scenery of Jiankou. You will take a break here and enjoy the beautiful surroundings.

After a short break, keep going to Zhengbeilou. You will be able to see the spectacular panorama of Jiankou and its basin terrain. Then, you continue hike towards to Mutianyu, and there are a few vertical climbs and scrambles along the way. Due to the overgrown bushes, you will have to walk along the Wall edge.

After passing through many towers along the way, you’ll reach a precipitous section - Ox Horn Edge (altitude 1,011m / 3,317ft). Take a forest detour from this point for another 10 minutes, you will go back to Jiankou again. After a short walk, you will reach the Mutianyu section.

Here are the 3 choices of going down from Great Wall:

  1. Take cable car (own pay) down at Tower 14 to the exit .
  2. Continue walking to Tower 10 where you can get off Mutianyu then walk down the hill trail to reach the exit, (1.5 hours)
  3. Continue walking to Tower 6 then go down by slideway/liftchair (own pay). Since the track is very easy to follow, your guide will meet you at the exit of slideway/liftchair. You can enjoy the additional hike on your own.
After hiking, you will enjoy a tasty lunch (included) in a local restaurant nearby, then head back to Beijing.

If you love adventure, this challenge Great Wall hiking tour fits you well. Hike from Jiankou to Mutianyu section of the Wall is the best way to witness the historical remains and the majestic of nature beauty about China. When you stand on the top of Zhengbeilou (one of the ruined towers), you will be touched by the meaning of "Great Wall". This entire hiking route takes 3 to 5 hours (6 miles/10 km), and you will be provided some free snacks during the tour. Lunch, Great Wall entrance fee, round way cable car or slideway/liftchair tickets, private guide and transfer service are all included.