Jinshanling Great Wall is the best preserved part of the Great Wall with many original features. It starts from the Wangjinglou Tower in the east and ends at Longyukou in the west, stretching about six miles.
What to Expect
Around 6.00 am, you will be picked up from your hotel in downtown Beijing. A simple breakfast will be offered.
Arrival at Jinshanling Great Wall around 9:00 am to begin hiking from the east section of Jinshanling Great Wall. Jinshanling Great Wall is located about 80 miles from downtown Beijing. The Jinshanling Great Wall was first constructed in the Ming Dynasty. The famous general, Xu Da, of the early Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) supervised and directed the construction of the Great Wall. Later, Qi Jiguang led a number of defense works while guarding the north area in 1567.
The round trip hike is about 6 miles and takes about 4 hours. Each tower has its own distinguishing features. It's slightly less crowded at this section of the wall, and it's a lovely area to explore The Great Wall.
After lunch, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Beijing.
- Entrance tickets
- Hotel Pick-up and drop off
- Air-conditioned tour coach
- English speaking tour guide
- Typical Chinese lunch
What's Not Included
- Gratuities (optional)
- Food and drinks, unless specified