1 Day Hiking the Great Wall of China in Jinshanling



The Jinshanling 1 day tour will help you experience the allure of the Jinshanling section of the Great Wall, where history intertwines with restoration. Embark on a remarkable journey that grants you the opportunity to witness both the splendidly reconstructed stretches and the authentic remnants of this iconic structure. Surrounded by tranquility, you can savor the essence of China’s fabled landmark, treading upon the time-worn stone steps or strolling amidst the ruins of ancient watchtowers.

Tour Highlights

  • Walk along a delicate blend of restored and untamed sections of the Great Wall.
  • Capture stunning images of the exquisitely photogenic segment of the magnificent Great Wall.
  • Embark on an unforgettable journey guided by a knowledgeable private tour expert

Detailed Itinerary

8:00 AM – 10:30 AM: Your personal guide will greet you in the lobby of your hotel at 8:00 am. If you prefer to start from the airport or train station, we can make arrangements for a convenient pick-up.


The Great Wall of China – Jinshanling section

A comfortable vehicle will take you to the Jinshanling section of the Great Wall. The journey from Beijing to Jinshanling takes approximately 2 and a half hours.

10:30 AM: Begin the Jinshanling 1 day tour with your ascent of the wall through an unrepaired watchtower known as Houchuankou. As you start your hike, you will encounter ancient watchtowers in various states of disrepair and sections of the wall that remain unrestored, offering a glimpse into its historical past.

Houchuankou Watchtower

Houchuankou Watchtower

Then, stop to admire the breathtaking panoramic view from one of the highest points you’ll reach during the day, where the Great Wall stretches into the horizon.

Great Wall of Jinshanling

Great Wall of Jinshanling

Continue along the path and witness the meticulously restored portion of the wall, adorned with numerous well-preserved watchtowers of diverse architectural styles.

Upon reaching Zhuangdaokou, you will descend from the wall.

1:30 PM – 2:30 PM: At the entrance to Jinshanling, you’ll find a charming local restaurant offering a selection of traditional dishes. Your guide will assist you in choosing dishes for lunch according to your preferences.

2:30 PM – 5:00 PM: The return journey to your hotel in Beijing typically takes around 2 and a half hours. At the end of the tour, your guide and driver will ensure your safe transfer back. If you have a flight or train to catch after the tour, we are more than happy to assist you with the necessary arrangements.

Included: Transportation, English-speaking guide, Meals: lunch.

What's included

  • Transportation with A/C
  • Meals as indicated in the program
  • Tour guides at places (English speaking)
  • Entrance fees

What's excluded:

  • Personal expenses
  • International flights
  • International travel insurances
  • Other expenses

Cancellation by Customer

  • 30% of total package price should be deposited once the booking is confirmed
  • Cancellation received less than 72 hours prior arrival date or No show: full charge the total package rate
  • Cancellation received from 4 days to 14 days prior arrival date: 50% of total package tour charged
  • Cancellation received from 15 days to 20 days prior arrival date: 10% of total package tour charged

Children Policy

  • 50% discount for child under 6 years accompany with 2 full paying clients, staying in same room with parents
  • 75% charged for child from 6-11 years accompany with 2 full paying clients, staying on extra bed
  • The above children rates are applicable for booking made with 2 adults and a maximum of 2 children occupancy in a room.
  • Child age of 12 years up is subject to adult rate


USD 209

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  • No Booking & Cancellation Fees

Adult (age 11+)

Child (age 4-11)

Infant (Age 0-3) Free

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