Private 4-Day Hike along the Great Wall of China – Departing from Beijing


  • The trek along 4 different sections of the Great Wall

  • The beauty of the mountainous scenery

  • The tales about China's history told by your guide

  • The hiking trip off the beaten path

Essential info*

Duration 4 days

  • English

Starting time 8:00 AM

* All details will be sent to you upon reservation


Discover Jiankou, Mutianyu, Gubeikou and Jinshanling along the Great Wall of China on a tour led by a local guide!

  • Day 1:  Jiankou

Your guide will pick you up from your hotel to take you to the Jiankou section of the Great Wall, passing by the Olympic park.

Once you arrive at Jiankou, you will hike for 4 or 5 hours along this winding, steep section of the Great Wall. This section is rarely visited as it is difficult to access.

You will have dinner and sleep in a bed and breakfast.

  • Day 2: Mutianyu

The next morning, after your traditional breakfast, you will walk along Mutianyu, one of the most popular parts of the Great Wall with tourists. In contrast with the wilder, unkempt Jiankou section, the watchtowers here have been completely restored.

You will spend the night in a hotel in Gubeikou.

  • Day 3: Gubeikou

This section of the Great Wall is made of two parts: one that was built during the Ming dynasty around 1368, and the other dating from 550 (the Beiqi dynasty). This is the best-preserved section of the wall near Beijing.

Here, you can admire the “wild” side of the Great Wall; it is steep and built on the mountainside. You will walk through farms and villages before reaching Zhuanduokou, where you will spend the night.

  • Day 4: Jinshanling

On the last day, you will walk to Jinshanling, a part of the Great Wall of China that is difficult to access but very well conserved. This section has the most watchtowers of all the parts of the Wall.

You will have lunch with your guide before returning to Beijing.


This activity is booked by group, not by person.
--> For example: If you wish to book this activity for 6 people, you should simply select: [1 x Group of 6 people]

Notes: The price per person will decrease according to the number of participants. The advertised price corresponds to the price per person based on a booking made for a group of six.

Good to know

  • Availability: Every day (excluding exceptional dates)
  • Time: 8am
  • Duration: 4 days
  • Departure point: your hotel in central Beijing
  • Languages: English


  • A minimum of 5 participants is required to book this activity
  • Children, people with reduced mobility or those who suffer from high blood pressure, a fear of heights or heart problems may not take part in this activity
  • This activity requires good physical condition
  • Please wear clothes that are suitable for hiking
  • During your hike at Mutianyu, once you get to the highest part of the section you may go back down on foot or go down in a cable car or on a slide, for an additional cost (payable on site)
  • Each hike lasts between 3 and 5 hours
  • Please note that you will only be picked up from your hotel if it is within the 3rd ring road. If your hotel is located outside the 3rd ring road, you must meet your guide at Dongzhimen MTR station.
Cancellation Terms & Conditions

No charges will be levied for cancellations made more than 7 days before the date of the activity (excluding special dates). After this, the following charges will be levied:
Between 7 and 4 days prior: 50% of the price
After this time and in case of a no-show: 100% of the price
Any reservation made for special dates cannot be cancelled, modified or refunded.

General terms and conditions of sale

Price includes

  • Hotel pick-up/drop-off
  • Tour of different sections of the Great Wall
  • The services of a guide (commentary in English)
  • Breakfast for days 2, 3 and 4
  • Lunch for days 1, 2, 3 and 4
  • Dinner for days 1, 2 and 3
  • Accommodation for 3 nights

Not included

  • The meals not included in your package
  • Going down from Mutianyu in a cable car or on a slide
  • Any purchases made during your stay
  • Drinks
  • Tips (optional)
  • All other extras

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