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Address: Luanping County, Luanping County 068250, China
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The quiet & empty part of the wall!

After countless research despite our cheapness, it really seemed too much hassle & not much money saved to attempt to bus etc ourselves. So we did a day tour via Downtown... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

I visited this part of the Wall on a hot, blue-sky, sunny day. It was great. But I had some difficulties getting there even it is quite easy. I read an old post on tripadvisor about a shuttle bus leaving from Dongzhimen directely to Jinshaling. This bus service does not longer exist! You can take a direct tourist shuttle bus... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

After countless research despite our cheapness, it really seemed too much hassle & not much money saved to attempt to bus etc ourselves. So we did a day tour via Downtown Backpackers, which simply involved being dropped off & picked up at the wall - no actual tour guide on the hike. This was EXACTLY what we wanted - just... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

After reading not so positive reviews about guided visits to Jinshanling Great Wall, we went by ourselves and would definitely recommend to do that as well. We took the 980 bus from Dongzhimen, which departs from the bus terminal at your left when exiting at B from the metro stop. Got off at Tai Yang Jia Yuan, this is the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Beside the long drive (approximately 3-4 hrs from Beijing) it's so much worth visiting Jinshanling instead of Badaling. There are almost no tourists and you can have a whole section for yourself, so just take a day trip and enjoyed the best views of the Great Wall. Currently 10 kilometers are open for public as the Simatai section is still... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

3hrs away from Beijing but sooo worth it! We arrived and got in a cable car up to the top, the views were incredible already, but nothing like when you step out. No crowds, barely any tourists and amazing views. I don't know why you would bother going to any other part of the wall. It is so scenic and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

I can not recommend this section of the wall enough. Amazing views in every dorection and quiet. It was well worth the 3 hour drive from Beijing. It is an extremely hard trek with parts of the wall basically vertical. Bring water but if you run out or want to spend more there are people on every tower selling drinks.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

One of the most amazing experiences I have had. The vastness of the Wall is incredible and the landscape surrounding it is beautiful. If you are in China this is a must see!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Wow. I mean, what can I say? We were in China for 2 weeks, and this was BY FAR the highlight of our trip. Beautiful scenery even with the smog and very few people compared to the Beijing area. Second only to maybe the Grand Canyon. If you go, be sure to try and arrange it so you can hike... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

A wonderful experience along the most beautiful of landscapes involving rugged trekking and climbing.The first part from the Gold Mountain hotel, was restored and easy enough for young and old. Extend a Km fro the main site and the challenge begins. Exhilerating vistas and tough but enjoyable climbs. Just Do it !!! A genuine bucket list experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Its about 2 hrs drive from Beijing we hired a van £130 round trip.....(8 people). we hiked from Jinshanling heading East to Simatai .....although we were turned back by some friendly soilders after Tower 12 ....( we wanted to reach the Dam) it was amazing hardly any people on the wall....stunning views....the wild wall here is safer to walk on....and... More 

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Address: Luanping County, Luanping County 068250, China
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Hebei  >  Luanping County
Open Hours:
Sunday 3:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 3:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 3:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 3:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 3:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 3:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 3:00 am - 9:00 pm
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