Great Wall of China Tours 2021/2022

Customize Your Trip to the Real China

A visit to the Great Wall is an essential part for your first China trip. Easy Tour China has focused considerable attention to various Great Wall tours to the famous sections around Beijing, as well as the other less-crowded, beautiful sections of the Great Wall of China.


Below is the list of the best Great Wall of China tour packages to Mutianyu, Badaling, Jinshanling Simatai and other wild, original and unrestored sections. From one day great wall trips to multi days Great Wall walking, hiking, trekking, camping, photography and night tours, we create memorable family travel experience on the Great Wall for kids, ensure the elderly tourists delve into fascinating and rich history, and promise the best Great Wall adventures customized to intrepid travelers’ favorite parts of the Great Wall and their travel style.


Best Great Wall of China Tours from Beijing

Travel to the Great Wall of China to discover one of world’s most remarkable ancient wonders -- Beijing is definitely the best place for the Great Wall visit. Our Great Wall tours from Beijing goes to not only the Great Wall but also other must-sees in Beijing, such as Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace, hutong… so that you will uncover China’s ancient civilization, experience the unbelievable timelessness, and savor up beautiful scenery.

A China Great Wall tour with ETC features hand-pick accommodations, tailor-made itinerary, local food tasting and the best local guides who expertly reveal the Great Wall’s history and secrets.

  • 1-day Private Beijing Great Wall Tour
    See one of the Great Wall near Beijing that interests you the most. The trip is perfect for first-time visitors to learn history and sightseeing, and idea for those planning Great Wall tours from Beijing airport.

    Great Wall sections to visit: Mutianyu, Jinshanling, Huanghuacheng, or Badaling
    Best for: sightseeing, walking
    Type: private tour
  • 3-day Classic Beijing and Simatai Great Wall Night Tour
    After visiting the signature landmarks in Beijing City, embark on an adventure to the wild Great Wall. It will be a memorable experience to see the sunset with a night tour to Simatai Great wall, and explore Gubei Water Town.

    Great Wall sections to visit: Jinshanling & Simatai
    Best for: walking, photography
    Type: private tour
  • 16-day China Great Wall Panorama Tour
    This itinerary showcases the various parts of the Great Wall not limited to Beijing, but also the Great Wall on the Silk Road, in the desert and the Great Wall on sea…

    Great Wall sections to visit: Jinshanling, JIayuguan, Hanging Great Wall, Zhongwei Sifangdun Great Wall of Han Dynasty, Yanmenguan Pass, Shanhaiguan Pass
    Best for: history, photography
    Type: private tour
  • 1-day Mutianyu Great Wall Bus Tour
    Ideal for those looking for an affable trip of the Great Wall from Beijing, this takes you to explore Mutianyu, the most popular and well-kept Great wall without many tourist crowds. Take in breathtaking view!

    Great Wall sections to visit: Mutianyu
    Best for: sightseeing
    Type: group tour

China Great Wall Hiking/Walking Tours

A world-class sight in China, the Great Wall is ideal for various outdoor activities, from hiking to trekking and camping. Our Great Wall adventure tours take family with kids, couples and adventurers to hike the less/no-crowded, authentic and even wild sections of the Great Wall.

  • 5-day Beijing Highlights and Great Wall Hiking Tour
    Explore Beijing city highlights including Forbidden City and Temple of Heaven as you walk, sit in a private vehicle and use public transport. A hiking trip reveals the wonderfully wild Great Wall. Camping is also possible.

    Great Wall sections to visit: Jinshanling & Gubeikou
    Difficulty: ★★
    Best for: sightseeing & hiking
    Type: private tour
  • 7-day Huangyaguan to Mutianyu Great Wall Hiking Tour
    Hike through six popular and wild sections of the Great Wall on 7 days tour. Enjoy yourself the Beijing highlights, as well as the spectacular scenery, and hikes and treks on the Great Wall.

    Great Wall sections to visit: East Qing Tombs, Huangyaguan, Crouching Tiger,JInshanling, Jiankou, Mutianyu
    Best for: hiking, trekking
    Difficulty: ★★★
    Type: private tour
  • 3-day Great Wall of China Trekking Tour with Camping
    The adventure is perfect for serious hikers, introducing the best hiking trails of the Great Wall. Challenge yourself trekking the broken ruined Great wall and camp on the beacon towers like the ancient soldiers.

    Great Wall sections to visit: East Qing Tombs, Huangyaguan, Crouching Tiger, JInshanling, Jiankou, Mutianyu
    Best for: trekking & camping
    Difficulty: ★★★
    Type: private tour
  • 1-day Jinshanling Great Wall Hiking Bus Tour
    Visit and hike Jinshanling Great Wall with like-minded travelers. Jinshanling is known as the most beautiful section of the Great Wall, with unlimited photo opportunities. This is a non-shopping group tour.

    Great Wall sections to visit: Jinshanling
    Best for: sightseeing & hiking
    Difficulty: ★☆
    Type: private tour

Top FAQs about China Great Wall Tours

  • What is the best destination for visiting the Great Wall?

    Beijing, with mainly 8 sections of the Great Wall, is the best place in China to visit for the Great Wall, including Mutianyu, Badaling, Jinshanling, Simatai, Jinkou, Juyongguan, Huanghuacheng and Shuiguan.

    The other recommended places for the great Wall travel are Jiayuguan in Gansu, Tianjin for Huangyaguan Great Wall, Qinhuangdao for Shanhai Pass, Datong Great Wall…

  • Which part of the Great Wall of China is best to visit?

    Although the Great Wall is 21,196.18 kilometers (13,170.70 miles) long, here are the best sections to visit: 1) the best-restored and less-tourist, Mutianyu, 2) the most beautiful and best for photography, Jinshanling, 3) the wildest and unrepaired Jiankou, 4) the steepest Simatai, 5) the water-side Huanghuacheng, 6) Gubeikou, 7) Juyongguan, 8) Huangyaguan, 9) the most famous but by far the most crowded Badaling >>Read more about 13 Best Sections of the Great Wall of China to visit

  • When is the best time to visit the Great Wall of China?

    The scenery of the Great Wall in different season varies. Generally, April to November are the best months for the Great Wall sightseeing. Spring (late March, April, May), early summer (June, July) and autumn (September, October and early November) are ideal months for the Great Wall walking trip. Besides, the Great Wall in winter (from December to February) is also beautiful when covered with snow, providing you don’t hate the cold.

  • What to do at the Great Wall of China?

    The Great Wall of China is a magnificent ancient military engineering built on the mountaintops, here you can do many interesting things and activities.
    1. Take in the spectacular mountain vistas;
    2. Leisurely walk the restored parts of the Great Wall;
    3. Hike and trek the authentic, wild sections of the Great Wall;
    4. Camp inside the ancient beacon towers
    5. Enjoy the sunset, sunrise and starry night on the Great Wall with kids or lovers;
    6. Enjoy the picnic lunch on the Great Wall;
    7. Practice Kung Fu on the Great Wall
    8. The Great Wall helicopter trip >>Read more about things to do on the Great Wall

  • What are the best Great Wall hiking trails in Beijing?

    1. Jinshanling to Simatai (11km)
    2. Mutianyu (5km)
    3. Huangyaguan to East Qing Tomb (6km)
    4. Jiankou to Mutianyu (10km)
    5. Gubeikou to Jinshanling (10km)
    6. Around Wohushan (Crouching Tigers) - 8km
    Read more about China Great Wall Best Hiking trails

  • Can you do the great wall trip from Beijing airport?

    Yes. We can arrange for travelers seeking for a Beijing airport layover tour to the Great Wall for half day or one day trip. If you have one or two more days, we can also add site visits to the Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven and other places or activities on your trip.

  • Useful tips and guides for a Great Wall tour in China

    1. Wear comfortable shoes even if there’s only half-day great wall trip;
    2. Hat, sun block and glass are needed for climbing tours in sunny days;
    3. For a professional hiking trip in Great wall, adequate outdoor equipment are necessary, especially for the wild section of the Great Wall;
    4. Don’t climb the wall during rainy days, especially when there are lightning and thunders.
    5. Many parts of the wall are broken and loose, so watch out and don’t run and walk fast on some wild wall sections;

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