Private Hiking Day Tour: Jinshanling Great Wall from Beijing with Lunch

Private Hiking Day Tour: Jinshanling Great Wall from Beijing with Lunch
Outdoor Activities > Hiking & Camping > Hiking
$63
Duration: 10 hours
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Description

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!

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.

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!