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Great Wall Hiking Tour from Beijing: Simatai West to Jinshanling

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icon9 hours  (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English and 2 more
Good for avoiding crowds

Keeping you safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Face masks provided for travelers
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Regular temperature checks for staff
Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
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Overview

Uncover the ancient mysteries of China’s Great Wall on a full-day small-group hiking tour from Beijing. Accompanied by an expert guide, trace the compelling curve of the wall, delving into the heritage of Simatai West and Jinshanling. Revitalize with an authentic Chinese meal cooked by local farmers and receive a certificate of completion to immortalize your achievement. Enjoy personalized attention from your guide on this small-group tour.
  • Embark on a moderate 3-hour hike along the Great Wall with your expert guide
  • Experience both original and restored sections of the wall at Simatai West and Jinshanling
  • Relax over a home-cooked lunch and chat with local farmers
  • Small-group tour ensures a more personalized experience

Why Travelers Choose This Tour

Explore two scenic, unspoiled sections of the Great Wall, and enjoy a traditional lunch with locals.
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Local guide
Transport by air-conditioned vehicle
Bottled water
Lunch
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Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered

Depart from a central Beijing location in a comfortable, air-conditioned minivan and travel to the Simatai West section of the wall, where your invigorating hike commences. Follow your knowledgeable guide along the wondrous weave of the wall and marvel at the 2- or 3-story towers from ancient origins. Admire spectacular views of the Chinese countryside and gain fascinating insight into this magnificent monument as you hike for 7 miles. 

Sip bottled water and capture fantastic photographs throughout your exploration and note the perpetually changing perspective achieved by dipping gradients and steep inclines. After the hike, head to a restaurant run by local farmers to revitalize with a flavorsome and fulfilling lunch. Feast upon a traditional Chinese meal and hear of the surrounding community's development as you eat. 

Conclude your historical odyssey by returning to your Beijing hotel and bidding your guide and group a fond farewell.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Simatai Great Wall
Pickup from a central Beijing location in the morning will take you to the Simatai West section of the Great Wall, where you’ll begin your moderate 3-hour hike. After the hike, head to a local farmer's restaurant to have lunch.
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Jinshanling Great Wall
Follow your expert guide to Jinshanling to experience both original and restored sections of the wall. Catch scenic views of watch towers snaking along the mountain. Some of these 2-story and 3-story towers have flat roofs, others are rounded and others are pitched with upturned eaves. You’ll hike for 7 miles (12 km) on mostly paved ground, and there are a few stretches of unrestored pathways with stairs and steep gradients. Refuel as much as you like with your provided bottled water. Be sure to bring your camera! Throughout your hike, you’ll be awarded with amazing views of steep gradients rising and dipping into the distance, giving you a constantly changing perspective. After the hike, meet and chat with the farmers and learn the surrounding community development.
Duration: 4 hours 
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • A moderate level of fitness is required
  • A backpack to carry your belongings is recommended
  • Minimum age is 6 years
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • OPERATED BY China Adventure Travel Ltd

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Great Wall Hiking Tour from Beijing: Simatai West to Jinshanling?
A:
The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
See all safety measures taken by Great Wall Hiking Tour from Beijing: Simatai West to Jinshanling.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Great Wall Hiking Tour from Beijing: Simatai West to Jinshanling?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Great Wall Hiking Tour from Beijing: Simatai West to Jinshanling.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Great Wall Hiking Tour from Beijing: Simatai West to Jinshanling?
A:
The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by Great Wall Hiking Tour from Beijing: Simatai West to Jinshanling.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Great Wall Hiking Tour from Beijing: Simatai West to Jinshanling?
A:
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Great Wall Hiking Tour from Beijing: Simatai West to Jinshanling.

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Amazing, my second trip to the great...
Derek G
, Apr 2016
Amazing, my second trip to the great wall. This section was much better. Not crowded and stunning, great to see some non restored sections too.
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Excellent trip to Jinshanling - would...
Rich D
, Mar 2015
Excellent trip to Jinshanling - would do this again.
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Fabulous tour - December was a great...
Maranda R
, Dec 2014
Fabulous tour - December was a great time (albeit it very cold) to see the wall as it was virtually deserted. Stunning views and definitely the highlight of our trip.
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This company went above and beyond to...
Don S
, Sep 2014
This company went above and beyond to give me a great experience. The tour guide was friendly and personable and easy to understand. After hiking with stunning ancient views we had a phenomenal home style prepared meal. Truly unforgettable
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Pretty good. Friendly guide, spoke...
Thomas F
, May 2014
Pretty good. Friendly guide, spoke English reasonably well. Didn't seem to know too much about historical things.
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