Day Trip

Immersed in Nature: A Challenging Great Wall Hike (from Jiankou to Mutianyu) for Photographers and Adventurers

From 112.60

97.90 pp

  • Mode: Private Vehicle
  • Location: Beijing
  • Duration: 10 Hours
  • Languages: English, French, Spanish, Russian, German, Japanese, Korean
  • Participants: 1 - 5

This full-day hike is not for the faint of heart. But the unforgettable views you'll see along the way are definitely worth the effort. Are you up for the challenge?

Challenge the most precipitous and wildest Great Wall at Jiankou

Visit the most beautiful section of Mutianyu at full repair

Quality climbing and hiking equipment provided to ensure safety with all the adventure

A unique Great Wall hiking experience escorted by professional expert guide

What You Can Expect

This is the most classic hiking route on the Great Wall, taking about 5 hours to complete a distance of 10 km (6 miles) from Jiankou section to Mutianyu section. Challenge the most precipitous Jiankou section of the Great Wall, wild, weathered and primitive. Photographers and hikers love this section, which is also the iconic image of the Great Wall as you can see in many photo albums. Mutianyu section of the Great Wall boasts the most beautiful scenery of all the sections. It is restored and tourist-friendly. Hiking the whole route is like traveling through time from primitive to modern, presenting three phases of the Great Wall with striking contrast from wild, half-repaired to totally repaired.

  • Hotel pick-up

    Hotel pick-up  the Great Wall at Jiankou

  • Hike the Great Wall from Jiankou to Mutianyu

    Hike the Great Wall from Jiankou to Mutianyu. Take a ladder up Zhengbei Watch Tower. Ascend to the highest watch tower at Jiankou, then walk down to the untouched part of the Great Wall at Mutianyu.

  • Lunch

    Lunch at a local restaurant near the Great Wall at Mutianyu. Get down from the Great Wall and we will head to our well selected local restaurant - Xinshuangquan to have a rest and enjoy your delicious Beijing local style lunch here

  • Return to Beijing

    Return to Beijing. Take ferry bus to the foot of the Great Wall range, and a 5-minute walk to a parking lot, where you will board your vehicle and head back to Beijing.

Price Details

Children's price is 8.00 less than adults' price.

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What's Included?

    • Hotel pickup and drop-off

      Only for the hotels centrally located within 4th ring road of Beijing

    • Main entrance fees
    • Delicious lunch
    • Versatile and knowledgeable English-speaking guide
    • Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle, chosen for ample space


    • Guide & driver gratuities (Recommended)
    • Additional beverages at lunch
    • Dinner

    Rescheduling and Cancellation Policy

    You can reschedule or cancel your trip at zero cost up to 48 hours before your travel date.
    Cancellations received less than 48 hours prior to your travel date is not acceptable.
    If you want to make any adjustments (e.g. travel date, number of participants, itinerary etc.) to your trip, feel free to email us at


    The detailed information of your private guide and pickup time(usually at 9 a.m) will be informed to you by email at least 24 hours prior to your travel date.

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