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Beijing 1 Day Hiking Tour on Jinshanling Great Wall

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Tour code:PEK-F-001
Available: Daily
Duration: 8 hours
Starts/ends: On your request

Attraction: Great Wall of Jinshanling



Jinshanling Great Wall
( Jinshanling Great Wall )

Your guide will be waiting for you at the lobby at around 07:00am-07:30am.

**If you prefer to start at different time, please let us know. Your guide will call
in advance.

Transfer around 2.5 hours to reach Jinshanling Great Wall.

Jinshanling Great Wall is about 140 kilometers (87 miles) northeast of Beijing
city, China. It is the best preserved part of the Great Wall in the Ming Dynasty
(1368-1644) with many original features. Jinshanling connects to the Simatai
section of the wall in the east and Gubeikou section in the west.

The Jinshanling Great Wall was built from 1368 to 1389 in the Ming Dynasty,
and in 1567 and 1570 rebuilding of the Wall was mainly
directed by General Qi Jiguang.

Jinshanling Great Wall
( Jinshanling Great Wall )

There are more than 100 fighting towers along the Jinshanling Great Wall,
different towers have different structures and appearances.  Jinshanling is
the best place to take photos of the Great Wall. There are different views at
four seasons, as well as the sunrise, the sunset, the wall in a raining day or
the wall with clouds. Keen photographers is definitely rewarded by the visit.

The Jinshanling Great Wall currently has three gates: the main gate
(middle gate), the east gate
and the west gate
. One can start hiking
from any of them. You can discuss with your tour guide to choose a route.
Hereby 3 routes from Jinshanling Main Gate, hiking the
Jianshanling Great Wall.

Jinshanling Great Wall
( Jinshanling Great Wall )

Route A / Green Route on the map:

A: The main gate is closer to famous watchtowers like General Tower, Small
Jinshan Tower and Big Jinshan Tower, hence more popular among visitors.

Hiking from Jianshanling Main Gate to Zhuanduokou Pass,via General Tower
to Shalingkou Pass. The distance is about 3km and it takes about 1.5 hours to
finish the journey.

Jinshanling Great Wall
( Jinshanling Great Wall )

Route B / Yellow Route on the map:

B: If you don't want to climb, cable car is available from Zhuanduokou
Pass(Jinshanling Main gate), via General Tower and Shalingkou Pass, to
Small Jinshan Tower. After that, you may take a cable car down the mountain.
A single ride takes about 16 minutes. The distance is about 4 km, and it takes
about 2 hours to complete the hiking.

Schedule of the cable car

8:30- 16:30

Fee/per person

CNY 40 for a single trip

*Cable car cost is excluded.


JInshanling Great Wall
( Jinshanling Great Wall )


Route C / Pink Route on the map:

C: If you want to complete the whole section without a detour, you are advised
to start from Zhuanduokou Pass(Jinshanling Main gate), via General Tower,
Shalingkou Pass, Small and Big Jinshan Towers to Houchuankou Pass.
Houchuankou Pass is also called as Simatai West & Jinshanling East. So you
can also say this route is from Jinshanling (Main Gate) to Simatai West. The
whole journey is about 5 km, It takes about 3-4 hours to hike.

Then, transfer back to your hotel, it takes about 2.5 hours

Tour Price (Beijing 1 day Hiking Tour, Jinshanling Great Wall):

Per Person in Chinese Yuan












Price /p.p.











  • Entrance fee of Jinshanling Great Wall
  • Round-way cable car of Mutianyu Great Wall
  • English speaking guide
  • Transfers specified in the itinerary by air-conditioned vehicle
  • The travel agency liability insurance
  • Flight or train in/out Beijing
  • Accommodation in the hotel
  • Gratuities to driver and guide
  • Personal expenses
  • Lunch, by your own cost
  • Cable car of Jinshanling Great Wall
  • Optional evening program, such as Acrobatic Show or Kongfu

Travel Tips:

  1. Things to take: sports shoes or hiking boots, sticks, cap, sun-glasses, sunscreen, bottles of water, snacks, pocket knife, lip balm
    and first aid kit.

  2. Using toilets at the entrance of the Wall. There is no toilets on the hiking route. Please always carry tissues by yourself.

  3. You will return to your hotel around 6:00pm depending on the traffic and don't arrange any activity in the evening.

  4. Wearing pants and long-sleeves even in summer to hike through jungles and bushes.

  5. You are responsible for your travel insurance for your coverage of injury or accident. Organize this insurance from your own country
    is the best choice as China has different rules. If you don’t have any insurance we can buy a basic outdoor insurance for you. Price is
    30RMB/pp incl. service charge. To get you the insurance we need your full name, nationality, sex, date of birth and passport number.

  6. Be a green and responsible hiker, taking nothing but photos and leaving nothing but footprint. 

  7. Our tour guide will contact you on the evening before your departure date by calling you or leaving a message at your hotel room and
    fix the pick-up time for next day morning.

  8.  Those with a fear of heights or vertigo issues are warned against this section. Also those who are very out-of-shape or overweight
    might want to visit a less precarious section, such as Badaling.


Optional program in the evening

Acrobatic Show,Kongfu Show,Beijing Oper


Booking Procedure


Step 1   Submit an Inquiry

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send us your inquiry to: info@greatwalltravel.net ,
please inform us your travel date, nationality, passenger nr, which tour do
you prefer, Hotel info in Beijing, arrival/departure flight or train data, and
your special inquiry.

We’ll send you our offer in 24 hours.



Step 2   Quick quotation & Free alteration

Alterations to your itinerary before the booking are happily processed free
of charge.

The itinerary could be adjusted to your personal interest.



Step 3   Confirmation & Payment

Pay the deposit of USD 100,--pp or the total Amount.We mainly accept
payment by Wire/Bank Transfer, PayPal, Western Union and Cash.

Option 1:  Payment by Wire/Bank Transfer to our licensed company’s bank
account in China. (We also have receivable bank account in Germany).

Option 2:  Payment by PayPal, which you can use your credit card via PayPal
online. The 4% service fee charged by the PayPal Company will be covered by your

Option 3:  Payment by Western Union, the fastest way to make the payment.
Please contact your travel consultant if you would like to pay by Western Union.

Option 4:  Payment by Cash, please contact your travel consultant if you would like
to pay by cash.


Step 4   Enjoy your trip / Cancellation charge for Beijing Private Tour

Enjoy your trip

If you have to make alteration or cancel the tour:

All expenses incurred by EICTS in alteration after the booking, are the responsibility
of the customer.

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no
cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled
departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the
scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.


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