China travel map - Beijing Great Wall Hiking Tour

Dive into the thousand's history of Beijing with a unique active hiking experience on 5 days Beijing Great Wall hiking tour: witness the most sacred site for worshipping heaven at Temple of Heaven; discover many priceless treasures at mysterious Forbidden City, what is most exciting, explore the enormous man-made wonder - Great Wall on foot, hiking the authentic Jinshanling Great Wall to Simatai!

• City walking tour in Beijing city for must-see sites
• Hike the best part of the Great Wall and explore the wild sections
• Camping on the Great Wall can be arranged

Customize Your Tour:
☑  Travel Dates  ☑ Your Interests  ☑ Your Travel Style


Arrive in Beijing. Be met & transferred to your hotel. Explore China's captial city on your own. 

  Suggestions for Your Leisure Time  

  • How about climbing up the Jingshan Hill to have a whole view of Forbidden City from the mountain top. A beautiful scene gradually opens out before you, while watching the sunset of the Forbidden City. 
  • You're also encouraged to idle around in the narrow hutong laneways in Houhai lake area to see the common life of Old Beijingers and find yourself a bar to drink and music.

Guided Beijing city tour on foot combined with public transportation (metro and shared car/taxi) to visit the most popular the most iconic landmarks in Beijing Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, and the Temple of Heaven. 

- The Tian'anmen Square: The largest city square in the world.

- The Forbidden City: The largest imperial palace in China for 24 emperors' reign during the Ming and Qing dynasties with a history of around 600 years.

- The Temple of Heaven: A masterpiece of architecture and landscape design where the ancient emperors used to pray for the God's bless of the whole nation.

Meal: B, L, D

Beijing Forbidden City & Temple of Heaven

Transfer to Gubeikou by private car (around 2hrs) and take a walking tour on the Great Wall. The hike starts from Gubeikou and head to Jinshanling with a small section of the walk is at the foot of the wall. Today's walk takes about 5 hours.

Overnight in a guesthouse in Gubeikou or Gubeikou Water Town. (Camping on the Great Wall is possible and highly recommended if weather permits. Don't hesitate to advise your travel advisor if you want to try.)

Meal: B, L, D

Jinshanling Great Wall & Gubeikou Water Town

This morning, you continue hiking from Jinshanling towards Simatai, the east part of Jinshanling Great Wall. The hike takes around 4 hours and starts from Jinshanling scenic area, where the wall has been well restored. After around one hour walk, you will be on the wild section of the wall for 2.5hrs till descending to Jinshanling East Entrance with a walk of 30min on steps. Never miss to take awesome photos of the Great Wall! End of the hiking trip and transfer back to Beijing 

Meal: B, L

Hike Jinshanling Great Wall

Leave Beijing. Your guide and driver will pick you up and transfer to airport to head for your next destination. End of your 5 days Beijing Great Wall hiking tour.

Meal: B

Add-on Activity

  • Provided that your departure flight is on the later afternoon, add the visit of Summer Palace this morning. It is China's most remarkble traditional garden with royal characteristics. 

Extend the Tour

Huangshan: it appeals to world travelers with Yellow Mountain and the picturesque Hongcun and Xidi villages. Add 2-4 days to Huangshan for hiking Yellow Mountain and unique culture experience.

Zhangjiajie: a UNESCO world natural heritage site, it boasts the most striking mountain landscape. Extend your Beijing tour to Zhangjiajie, hiking Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, Tianmen Mountain, Zhangjiajie Glass BridgeHallelujah Mountain.

Guilin: the most beautiful place in China featuring amazing karst landscape and laidback rural countryside. Allow yourself for another 3-6 days to hike Li River, Yulong River, Yangshuo countrysideLongji Rice Terraces.

What's included

  • 1-on-1 Travel Consultant

    Your China based expert listens to your wishes carefully, provides professional advice, ensures unlimited itinerary revisions before done and 24/7 helpline service while traveling.

  • Private Local Guide and Driver

    Your guides are friendly, helpful and knowledgeable, and your drivers are professional, polite and patient. They are very flexible to accommodate your personal needs and happy to show you the local attractions, history, culture, foods and real life. 
    Private transfers from hotel to attractions, airport or train station are also included.

  • Accommodation to Suite Your Preference

    We hand pick hotels ranging from luxury 5 star, superior 4 star to comfortable 3 star. Luxury or cozy boutique hotels and budget guesthouses are also among your choices. You could decide where to stay to meet your taste and budget.

  • Gourmet Meals

    Most of the hotels we select offer both Western and Chinese buffet breakfast. Lunch and dinner included are arranged in selected restaurants to taste authentic Chinese cuisine and local specialties. Thus you may also have a unique food tour.
    Meals specified in itinerary as B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner.

  • Attractions and Activities Listed on the Itinerary

    Our city tour packages have included the (first/main) entry to all attractions and the expenses of activities on the itinerary (except the optional activities).

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