Private Jinshanlin Great Wall Whole Section Hiking Day Trip from Beijing

Private Jinshanlin Great Wall Whole Section Hiking Day Trip from Beijing
Outdoor Activities > Hiking & Camping > Hiking
$69
Duration: 9 hours
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Description

Jinshanling Great Wall starts from Taochunkou in the west and ends at the East 5 holes Tower in the east and stretches about 7 kilometers. It is located on the Yanshan Mountains, 140 kilometers away from downtown Beijing, where Miyun County borders with Luanpin County in Hebei Province .

The Jinshanling Great Wall is a complicated and well preserved fortification systems and possesses the largest number of watchtowers. These watchtowers were made by huge bricks, 5-8 miles high, and each one built in a different architectural style. The distance between each tower is about 50 to100 miles away. Some of them are half-timbered, some are stone, some with one eave, some with two-eave.

The roofs of the towers are many and varied, flat,arched, quadrangular or octagonal. It is an exemplary section of the Great Wall and hence comes the saying that the Jinshanling section is the most essential part of the 10,000-li (6,700 kilometres) Great Wall.

Jinshanlin Great Wall has a strong military defense system. It includes barrier walls, crib walls, blockhouses,emplacements, watch-towers, stone-shooting windows, arrow-shooting holes,cavalry defense walls and so on, which makes China well-protected in old time. When you stand on the Jinshanling Great Wall, you will appreciate how majestic and splendid it is, and you will understand how great and heroic the nation is.
Your tour starts from 8:00am, and you will arrive at Jinshanling Great Wall after about 2.5 hours driving.

Then you will walk for 30 minutes to the Taochunkou City Gate Tower,which is on the west of Jinshanling. Keep walking towards east for 3.5 to 4 hours hiking, we will reach East 5-Windows Tower,which is Exit of the Great Wall. In the end, you will leave the Great Wall and go to a farmer’s restaurant for lunch meal. After lunch, you will be transfer back to your Beijing hotel.

Jinshanling Great Wall starts from Taochunkou in the west and ends at the East 5 holes Tower in the east and stretches about 7 kilometers. It is located on the Yanshan Mountains, 140 kilometers away from downtown Beijing, where Miyun County borders with Luanpin County in Hebei Province .