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The Great wall of Jiankou-The Great Wall Alternative

Beijing, China
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All Inclusive Private Hiking Tour: Greatwall Challenge At Jiankou
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Private Great Wall Hiking from Jiankou to Mutianyu
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All Inclusive Private Trekking Tour from Jiankou To Mutianyu Great Wall
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took us 4.5 hours to walk from Jiankou (starting on the wall) to Mutianyu (ending at the cable car station on the wall. Amazing hike but with some climing actions at Jankou. Defently only for adventerous people and NOT for families with kids. Good hiking...More

Thank dave303
Reviewed 1 week ago

This particular section of the wall is very steep and a challenge. Not for the feint hearted. Beautiful panoramic views from the third watch tower. Take water. Harder coming down than going up. Well worth the sweat and effort.

Thank Noel H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Since this is the farther stretch of the Great Wall of China, there are normally less visitors (the mass tourists). Mostly hikers, photographers and younger people who is looking for off the beaten track. Great view on all sides hence it's a very photogenic place.

Thank Puppiepoppy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is so much to say that I need to split this review into multiple parts. Overall, I am extremely happy and I rate it 10 out of 5. But it's also difficult and tiring. Read below for more details. 1. Getting there It's not...More

2  Thank Mateusz O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What can you say apart from the fact that we were so pleased to get to the top. A lot of steps, around 2,000 I think. The legs are still telling me but it was so worth it. Views are superb and it's one of...More

Thank Sandra T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had 1.5 days in Beijing and I'm so glad I dedicated a full day to the Jiankou-Mutianyu hike!! I went with John from Hereisbeijing and he is truly the best. His price is fair & transparent. John picked me up from my hotel at...More

Thank teekay112
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for a original, untouched hike along the great wall, the part from Jiankou to Mitianyu is for you. Be prepared for some rock climbing experiences and a tough hike, but you will be rewarded with stunning views of the Great Wall...More

Thank Stefan O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There is so much to say about our trekking/climbing experience in Jiankou. We decided to go thru both, wild and renovated, parts of the Great Wall and here is what I found useful. I know it may be too long for some hence I divided...More

4  Thank Justyna C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We chose to do this tour because it combined the wild unrestored section of the wall with the restored section of the wall and we were so pleased with our choice. The climb from the start of the wall is hard but its not as...More

1  Thank Jacqui15xx
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we loved the wild wall hike from Jiankou. john at hereisbeijing.com offers a great service taking you there, explaining the route and picking you up from Mutianyu. The views were incredible, it was a wonderful day trip from a Beijing.

Thank Venetia H
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Samson D
25 October 2016|
Response from SFdaisy |
You can try Beijing Walking +86 13581665548. We used Leo to take us to JianKou and hike to Mutainyu. You can also do it as an unguided tour. Reasonable price and provides transportation from Beijing.
18 October 2016|
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Response from Monica S | Reviewed this property |
It can be, depending on what form of transportation you can manage to arrange for the trip to the wall. Once st the wall you will want to spend a minimum 2 hours there. Have fun!
Kevin L
11 November 2015|
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Response from CekayFarnsworth | Reviewed this property |
I would not know. I do not even know there is such a day tour. If there is such a day tour, I doubt it is legal. I would advise you to look into their legitimacy, insurance coverage, etc. Gratuities are normally not... More