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Private Great Wall Hiking from Jiankou to Mutianyu

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Exploring unrestored and untouched section of the Great Wall of China from Jiankou to Mutianyu can grant magnificent views of the Great Wall stretching beyond the horizon in the east and west. Lunch, entrance ticket and private transfer are all inclusive.
  • Hike along the Great Wall of China from Jiankou to Mutianyu
  • Enjoy a less-crowded stretch of the Great Wall at Jiankou
  • Learn about the history of this UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • A private guide and vehicle ensures a personalized experience
What to Expect
Expect an early start for this full-day Great Wall hiking tour. Your knowledgeable guide greets you at your central Beijing hotel for the journey to Jiankou, where your Great Wall hike begins. The twists and turns of this unrestored and less-visited stretch of wall make it perfect for photographers. As it winds along sheer mountain ridges, the wall offers new panoramas at every corner, while its ruins and imperfections are shockingly atmospheric.  Spend ample time hiking this route, which is considered the most precipitous and beautiful stretch of the Ming Dynasty Great Wall, to Mutianyu. Along the way, your private guide explains the long history of the wall’s construction. If you enjoy a mild physical challenge combined with a cultural experience, this is the tour for you.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Downtown Beijing in 5th ring road
Departure Time
7:30 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Lunch
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - Mutianyu Great Wall
  • Entry/Admission - The Great wall of Jiankou-The Great Wall Alternative
  • Gratuities
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • cable car ticket/toboggan tickets
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Wheelchair not accessible
  • This is not an easy hike. Prior hiking experience is highly recommended
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Please wear hiking shoes
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Please pack some snacks if necessary, because you will have a late lunch
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 5 August 2019 via mobile

As a family of five (kids 18,16 and 9) we hiked from Jiankou to Mutianyu. We took a private tour with Roy as our guide. It’s a steep hike through the forest up to the great wall, quite an excersise. Make sure you bring water...More

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VioletLing, Owner at Beijing Tour Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2019

Dear Sir/Madam, We are so glad to hear you had a great time on the Wall and thank you for your time to share your experience and tips for the future visitors. Hope to see you next time. All the best, Violet

Reviewed 16 June 2019

Wow - what an incredible experience. Justin our guide was just wonderful. It was very knowledgeable from the outset and was great with communication. He took us to a very isolated area where we were able to hike through the forest to the unrestored parts...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank michaelbolton87
Reviewed 28 May 2019

We were met promptly by our guide, Miko, who was engaging, funny, educational with fantastic English skills. He went at our pace, clearly knew the hiking trail and the interesting history of the Great Wall of China. Miko showed us a fantastic day and we...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Jacqueline T
Reviewed 27 May 2019 via mobile

He picked us up on time with a spacious car. The hike was amazing and Miko showed us some hidden places! Miko is a great tour guide and i enjoyed his stories and his jokes. Great lunch after the hike! Thanks , hope to see...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Toondhoore
Reviewed 27 May 2019 via mobile

The trip with our guide Miko was amazing. We did not have to worry about anything, they picked us up from our hotel in a big van and we were only 3. The tour we did was perfect because we first walked on the original...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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11 August 2018|
Response from VioletLing | Property representative |
Dear Sir,the price starts USD68,it is for a group of 16. Becasue this a private tour,so more people,cheaper price. Thanks,
28 June 2018|
Response from VioletLing | Property representative |
Dear Sir,we are sorry just saw this message,the price starts USD68,it is for a group of 16. Becasue this a private tour,so more people,cheaper price. Thanks,
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