China travel map - Jinshanling Great Wall Bus Tour: Hiking & Sightseeing

Located about 130 km from downtown Beijing, Jinshanling Great Wall was first constructed in the Ming Dynasty and has been considered as one of the best sections of the Great Wall for walking, hiking and photography. Besides, compared to Badaling or Mutianyu, it is relatively less crowded here at Jinshanling, making it a nice place to explore the Great Wall in Beijing. Enjoy this trip to hike on Jinshanling and take in breathtaking views!

Hike the wild section of the Great Wall

Escort by profressional English-speaking hiking guide

Convenient hotel pick-up and drop-off

Mini group & No shopping arrangement


Travel type:   Join-in Bus Tour with shared guide and vehicle      Mini Group with max 6pax       No shopping

Departure: Daily

Group size: Max 6 people

Guide: English-speaking guide

Pick-up & Drop-off point: Hotel in downtown area

Pick-up & Drop-off time: 07:00-07:30 / 16:00-17:00

Price: 130USD / person


AM: Pick up from hotel and drive about 2.5 hours to the Great Wall at western Simatai to start our hike. The Simatai Great Wall is separated into eastern and western halves by a valley, with a rainbow-like chain bridge over the valley. The hills in the west are sloping gently, with 20 watchtowers remaining in good shape. We will hike along the ramparts and reach at the East Five-Window Tower after 40 minutes. You will have a short break there.

PM: Lunch will be arranged on your own. Then we continue hiking westwards to the Jinshanling Great Wall. En route, we will pass by three famous watchtowers, namely Big Jinshan Tower, Small Jinshan Tower, and Black Tower. If you are interested, our guide will tell you the stories of these watchtowers. After another one hour's hiking, we will arrive at the Shalingkou Pass. You may either descend at Shalingkou or continue hiking for another 30 minutes to Zhuanduokou Pass according to your own physical condition.

Finally we will get down from the wall and reach the park at Jinshanling. Our guide and driver will transfer you back to the hotel.


Additional info:

• Free pick-up & drop-off from hotels within fourth ring road of the city. An additional transfer fee will be incurred if your hotel is outside the above mentioned area.

• The guide will contact you the evening before to confirm the exact meeting time. 

• We suggest you prepare suitable shoes, sunscreen and sunglasses.

• Cable car is available at Jinshanling, which is optonal and pay locally.

• Lunch suggestions: you can either prepare snacks or boxed lunch or take lunch in local farm restaurant with help of our guide.

 Booking Policy: 

• Confirmation: Upon receiving your booking request, confirmation will be sent within 12 hours.

• Payment: Full payment is required at least two days prior to the day trip.We accept payment by PayPal, Credit Card for this trip.

• Cancellation: Your payment is fully refundable if you cancel 48 hours prior to the trip. Cancellation within 48 hours or any unused portion after the day trip begins is non-refundable.

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What's included

  • Entrance tickets
  • Hotel Pick-up & Drop-off
  • Air-conditioned tour coach
  • Shared English Speaking tour guide
  • Free mineral water
  • Meals
  • Tips to guide and driver (RMB20-30/person)

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