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Address: Gubeikou Town, Miyun District, Beijing, China
Phone Number: 13552527373
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Description: Jinshanling Great Wall hiking towards to Simatai was amazing !"Not been on...
Jinshanling Great Wall hiking towards to Simatai was amazing !"Not been on the Great Wall, not a great man."—Chinese proverb.The least spoiled part of the Great Wall.The hike from the west Jinshanling to the east Simatai is the most challenging Great Wall hike in Beijing.
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Strenuous but Rewarding Hike and No Crowd!

Jinshanling is three hours away by car from Beijing. We took a private tour with Paul at Great Wall Expert. This section of the Great Wall gives an excellent perspective of its... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Jinshanling is three hours away by car from Beijing. We took a private tour with Paul at Great Wall Expert. This section of the Great Wall gives an excellent perspective of its history in that there are restored and unrestored sections giving a good feel and comparison of both. The view of that never-ending string of the wall ahead and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

I booked my Great Wall hike through Downtown Backpacker's Hostel because I they took a pretty independent approach for this excursion. I you want a tour guide that leads a group around with a flag and a megaphone, this is not for you. You don't really need a guide to see things around Beijing, just read up on the sites... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Jingshanling Great Wall is the best preserved and essential section of Great Wall in China with two features of strategic geographical location and special dense towers. Jingshanling Great Wall is relatively less crowded, so walking on the Great Wall to enjoy the steep mountains, unique towers and experience the stories at the ancient time is beautiful thing. It also attracts... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

I have visited Mutianyu and Badalin and for me this is the best part of the Great Wall I climbed. It is further away from Beijing than other parts of the wall yet totally worth it. First because it's not crowded and you can feel literally alone on this wall. Second it's not fully refurbished so it looks more ancient... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Went by road to Jinshanling from Beijing. It is a bit further by road but well worth the extra travelling. It was almost deserted and we could walk the wall without all those tourists. We went with a guide which was a great advantage as you learn a lot more. We took lunch with and had it sitting on the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

On a 6 day trek of the Great Wall, this was my favourite part. We hiked 14 km from Gubeikou to Jinshanling and simply loved the wall. Undulating with about 500m elevation gain according to my GPS. Lots of restored and un-restored sections along the way and so many opportunities for sweeping vistas with the wall threading back and forth... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

The Great Wall at Jinshanling is my favorite one in Beijing. Campared with other sections,it is more natural. a 2-day tour is highly recommended, because you can see the sunset in the evening and the sunrise in the morning.It is also the perfect place for photograph and camping, it has campsite there,but you need to bring your own tent and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

The tour was great, it leaves early morning from the Hutong area and then take you the the wall after 1 1/2 hour drive. At the wall you have 3 hours to hike from tower 1 to tower 22 which is reasonable and totally beautiful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Wonderful moment in the middle of dry mountains within the suburb of the rural Beijing. To be honest, coming there on your own is an ordeal and expensive, whether in terms of budget or struggling with taxi, fake taxi, bus and fake buses... But eventually, the adventure worth it. Once you firstly get on the wall, all you can see... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We took a day trip with Simon Xiao, as many other reviewers had recommended. 5-star experience there; he was a great guide. Hiking the wall was of course an amazing experience. I just don't know if driving all the way out to this section is worth it. It was still rather crowded, and because of the pollution of Beijing, what... More 

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Address: Address: Gubeikou Town, Miyun District, Beijing, China
Phone Number: 13552527373
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Beijing Region  >  Beijing
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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