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Hike Along the Mutianyu Great Wall from Beijing

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Key Highlights

  • Perfect for those looking for a challenging hike along the Great Wall
  • Enjoy sweeping panoramic views from the three watch towers along this section
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off included
  • Visit to a Cloisonne factory included
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    Sundays, Mondays, Fridays, Saturdays

    Duration

    7 hours

    Start time

    Start time: 0730h (07:30am)
    Duration: 8 hours

    Meeting Point

    Your hotel in Beijing. (We would require your hotel details in order to arrange your pick up. If you do not have this information at the time of booking, please contact the local activity operator at least 48 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details)

    Ending Point

    Your hotel in Beijing

  • Overview & Itinerary

    Overview

    The Mutianuy section is located in Huairou County about 45 miles from Beijing and spans over 2 kilometres in a landscape of lofty blue mountains and high ridges. This excursion to Mutianyu, a prominent section of one of the world’s wonders, offers a quieter Great Wall experience compared to the popular Badaling section.

    The Mutianuy section is mainly constructed from granite which has made it one of the best-preserved sections of the Wall. An optional cable car ride is available but those looking for a challenge can climb more than 1,400 steps to the top. Mutianyu Great Wall is much steeper than Badaling Great Wall, and a more challenging climb.

    A visit to a nearby Cloisonne Factory is also included in this half day tour.

    Itinerary

    You will be picked up from your hotel in an air-conditioned coach and taken for an excursion to the Great Wall at Mutianyu near Beijing. An English-speaking guide will accompany you on this tour.

    Mutianyu Great Wall is much steeper than Badaling Great Wall, and a more difficult climb. This section is older than Badaling, and features outer and inner parapets and three watch towers.

    Upon arriving you have the option of a cable car ride to the top. Those seeking for a challenging hike can climb more than 1,400 steps to the top.

    On the return journey, there will be a visit to a nearby cloisonne factory.

    At the end of the tour you will be transported back to your hotel in Beijing.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
    • Transportation in an air-conditioned coach
    • Local English-speaking tour guide
    • Entrance fee
    • lunch

    Exclusions

    • Cable car ride
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming departure details. Infants aged 2 and under are free, provided they do not occupy seat.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have
  • Reviews
    • Fantastic experience.

      Amazing experience walking along the Great wall. Mutianyu was a great bit to visit, outstandind views....

      Paul A Shelton