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    • Great Wall tour is available in several cities of north China, such as Beijing, Dunhuang, Qinhuangdao, etc. Providing both private and join in group tour, Beijing is the best city to visit Great Wall in China.


      Great Wall tour refers to sightseeing of China include visiting of Great Wall. Beijing one of the top activities of China sightseeing trip, Great Wall tour lead you to discover the eighth wonders of the world. The Chinese name of Great Wall tour is '长城旅游'.

      Many kinds of tours are available in Great Wall sightseeing trip. Both private tour and join in group Great Wall tour are both available in big city, such as Beijing. For sure, private car with private driver and guide is the best choice. Small cities only offers private trip to discover Great Wall; such as Qinhuangdao, Dunhuang, Zhangjiakou and Jiayuguan.

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    • Beijing is the best city to take Great Wall tour. But most travelers do not know, Great Wall trip is available to be started from several cities. For example Badaling Great Wall or Mutianyu Great Wall tour start from Beijing, Hanging Great Wall tour start from Jiayuguan, and Qi Great Wall tour from Jinan, etc.
      Great Wall trip is available from one day to 2 weeks, while most people take one day or half day to take a light hiking or leisure walk on the famous wall.
      Cable car is available at many sections of Great Wall, especially the sections near Beijing. But we suggest you to walk to the top step by step on your foot, if time permit.

      Being the defensive project of ancient China, Great Wall attract millions of travelers from all over the world. Your China trip is incomplete when there is no Great Wall sightseeing included.

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    Great Wall Tour Tips

    • - Being one of the most important entry city of China, Beijing is the best city to discover Great Wall in China.
    • - Most Beijing package tours covers Great Wall sightseeing.
    • - Mutianyu or Badaling Great Wall is suggested for your first trip of Beijing or China.
    • - You can get a better price to take Great Wall tour in low season, such as winter.
    • - If you have to visit Great Wall during Chinese public holiday, please visit remote or unpopular section.
    • - It is possible to stay overnight near Great Wall, which offers an unique experience to travelers.
    • - Jinshanling Great Wall in Beijing is the best section for photograph.
    • - The tickets of many sections of Great Wall needs to be reserved in advance. Your travel agent will arrange it in advance.
    • Introduction: Great Wall tour is available to be operated by private car, sharing tour coach, public bus or train. For sure, private car with private driver and guide is the best choice.
      It is available to to start a Great Wall trip from Beijing, Dunhuang, Jiayuguan and Qinhuangdao. Beijing is recommended when you have choosing option.
      Great Wall trip is available from one day to 2 weeks, while most people take one day or half day to take a light hiking or leisure walk on the famous wall.
      Cable car is available at many sections of Great Wall, especially the sections near Beijing. But we suggest you to walk to the top step by step on your foot, if time permit.
    • Classic Itinerary

      Great Wall itinerary covers multi-days Great Wall hiking tour itinerary, multi-days classic itinerary include Great Wall, and one day Great Wall tour itinerary.
      The Great Wall in Beijing is suggested, because of the scenery, Great Wall status, traffic condition as well as price. The following itinerary is made based on Beijing.

      Multi-days Package Tour Including Great Wall Sightseeing

      Classic package tour include Great Wall sightseeing is the best choice for your first Great Wall trip. This kind of trip covers a half day Great Wall tour. The sightseeing time on Great Wall is around 1.5 to 2 hours.
      Day 1. Arrive in Beijing.
      Day 2. Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace.
      Day 3. Ming Tombs tour on the morning, Great Wall tour in the afternoon.
      Day 4. Beijing Zoo, Hutong, Lama Temple, Bird Nest and Water Cube,
      Day 5. Depart from Beijing. Service end.

      One Day Great Wall Tour Itinerary

      One day Great Wall tour combines Great Wall with another attraction within 8 hours. Being the best choice for business travelers, this kind of Great Wall trip covers 1.5 to 2 hours sightseeing on Great Wall, which is enough for normal travelers.
      08:30 am. Be met from hotel in downtown Beijing.
      Drive to visit Ming Tombs on the morning.
      Have lunch on the way to Great Wall.
      Drive to visit Great Wall in the afternoon.
      Return back to hotel in downtown Beijing.
      Service end.

      Multi-days Great Wall Hiking Tour Itinerary

      Great Wall hiking tour is favored by Great Wall fans. This kind of tour make it possible to take a several days discovering focused on Great Wall. Most travelers choose the Great Wall near Beijing.
      Day 1. Reach Beijing airport and check in hotel.
      Day 2. Drive to take a Great Wall hiking day tour from Gubeikou to Jinshanling Great Wall. Overnight in a hotel near Great Wall.
      Day 3. Take a Great Wall tour to Simatai Great Wall including a light hiking on Great Wall. Overnight in a hotel near Great Wall.
      Day 4. Mutianyu Great Wall tour on the morning. Visit Tiananmen Square and Summer Palace in the afternoon.
      Day 5. Badaling Great Wall tour on the morning. Visit Forbidden City in the afternoon.
      Day 6. Departure. Service end.

    • The structure, condition and distance of each section of Grat Wall are quite different, which offers unique discovering experience for different kind of visitors. You are suggested to choose the Great Wall according to activity or theme of your trip.

      Tourism Sightseeing

      If you just want to visit a part of Great Wall, the Badaling Great Wall or Mutianyu Great Wall is the best choice. These part of Great Wall are located in Beijing, the first entry city to China. Mutianyu and Badaling are not far from downtown Beijing, which can be easily reached within one and half hours.


      Jinshanling Great Wall is one of the best place to take photo of Great Wall because of its multi-shaped watch towers and walls. Many photographers come to Beijing with Beijingservice team before returning with fantastic pictures of Great Wall each year. Hotels and hostels are both available at the foot of this section of Great Wall.

      Southern section of Badaling Great Wall is another place for photograph. It offers a picture with grand watch towers as well as green plants around it. But it needs one hour's hiking after ticketing. Actually very few travelers reach this place, which offers a very good environment for photograph, quiet and comfort.

      Light Hiking

      If you are looking for a place to take a light hiking on Great Wall near a big city of China, the best choice is the section between Gubeikou Great Wall and Jinshanling Great Wall. You can complete the hiking and return Beijing within one day. You are suggested to start the hiking from Gubeikou and end the trip at Jinshanling, which gives you a feeling of moving from ancient to modern times.
      It is a hiking route to be completed within around 4 hours.

      Great Wall Before Rebuilding

      Located around 140 km northeast of Beijing center, Gubeikou Great Wall keeps the original condition since it was built. You may find the vicissitudes of the Great Wall at this section.

      Heavy Hiking

      Several sections of Great Wall can be included in your itinerary if you prefer to take a heavy hiking in or near Beijing. Huangyaguan Great Wall, Lupiguan Great Wall, Simatai Great Wall, Gubeikou Great Wall, Jinshanling Great Wall, Huanghuacheng Great Wall, Mutianyu Great Wall, Shuiguan Great Wall, Juyongguan Great Wall and Badaling Great Wall give you a possibility of 4 to 8 days Great Wall Hiking trip. But most sections are separated attractions. You need a vehicle and guide to transfer you to next section.

      Adventure Tour

      Jiankou Great Wall was built on steep mountains. You are not suggested to visit this section unless you are yong and strong and prefer to take an adventure tour on Great Wall.

      Stone Great Wall

      You are suggested to visit a section of Great Wall near Jinan. Named Qi Great Wall, this section wall was built completely by stone.

      Water Great Wall

      If you prefer to visit a part of Great Wall combines with water, Huanghucheng Great Wall and Shanhanguan Great Wall are suggested.

      Great Wall Tour In Desert

      Yangguan and Han Great Wall was built in desert near Dunhuang. Instead of hiking on Great Wall, you can only find the ruins of ancient earth Great Wall.

    • How To Visit Great Wall

      The best way to visit Great Wall is booking a private vehicle, driver and private guide in advance. After reaching the city, you will be met and start the Great Wall trip, one day or multi-days. This sightseeing method is available in most cities near Great Wall.

      Join in tour coach to Great Wall is available in Beijing. This is a less-expensive way to travel Great Wall.

      Some sections of Great Wall offers Cable car to help elder travelers or travelers with limited visiting time. But most travelers are suggested to walk to the summit on foot.

    • Great Wall Tour and the City Nearby

      Great Wall sightseeing is available in several cities of China. You may find the city name as well as the Greeat Wall closed to it.

      Beijing: Gubeikou, Mutianyu, Badaling, Jinshanling, Huanghuacheng, Juyongguan, Shuiguan, Simatai Great, Shixiaguan Great Wall, etc.
      Dunhuang: Yangguan, Yumenguan Great Wall
      Jiayuguan: Jiayuguan Great Wall, Hanging Great Wall
      Zhangjjiakou: Dajingmen Great Wal
      Dandong: Hushan Great Wall
      Qinhuangdao: Shanhaiguan, Jiaoshan, Jiumenkou, Dongjiakou Great Wall
      Yangquan: Niangziguan Great Wall
      Xinzhou: Yanmenguan Great Wall
      Tianjin: Huangyaguan Great Wall
      Jinan: Qi Great Wall
    • Great Wall Tour Type

      Many tour types are available in Great Wall tour sightseeing: Great Wall private tour: visit Great Wall via private vehicle, driver and private guide.
      Great Wall package tour: multi-days tour includes one day or multi-days Great Wall sightseeing.
      Great Wall one day tour: take a Great Wall trip within one day time, usually start from a city near Great Wall.
      Great Wall bus tour: mainly refers to joining in tour coach operated by local travel agent.
      Great Wall half day tour: visit Great Wall within half day time.
      Great Wall hiking tour: take a light or heavy hiking along Great Wall.
      Great Wall evening tour: visit Great Wall in the evening.

    Great Wall Tour Note

    • - If possible, please do not visit popular Great Wall during Chinese public holiday.
    • - It is not a good idea to visit wild Great wall.
    • - Join in group Grat Wall tour (seat in coach) is not available in small cities.
    • - Most sections of Great Wall are far from city, and needs a long driving, please make sure you do not have car-sick before booking a Great Wall tour.
    • - Great Wall tour covers simple lunch on the way to the wall or near the attractions.
    • - The hotel condition near Great Wall is not comparable with hotel in downtown.

    Great Wall Tour FAQ

    • Where should we be met to start the Great Wall tour ?
    • If you reserved Great Wall package tour, we will meet you from airport. Tour guide and driver will meet you from hotel lobby on the day of Great Wall sightseeing.
    • How long time shall we have on Grat Wall ?
    • Most travelers spend 1.5 to 2 hours to take a walking and sightseeing on Great Wall. Some travelers send a light hiking on Great Wall for around 3 to 4 hours. Very few travelers take multi-days deep hiking tour along Great Wall. You can choose tour length as you wish.
    • Is it possible to take lunch box and take a full day hiking on Great Wall ?
    • Yes, it is possible if you prefer to take a full day hiking. We suggest you to visit Grat Wall in summer.
    • We are 70s, is it dangerous to visit Great Wall ?
    • It is very safe to visit most Great Wall. We can arrange a section of Great Wall with handrail. Or we can arrange cable car to help you to reach the summit.
    • Best Season of Great Wall Trip

      Great Wall tour can be enjoyed in any month of a year. The following season is favored by most travelers:
      - spring : It is a pleasure to visit Great Wall in spring with gentle breeze, comfortable temperature as well as the new green leaves.
      - Autumn : Cool autumn with blue sky and white clouds offers you a pleasant Great Wall trip, especially after the leaves turned into red or yellow.
      - Snowing : It is an amazing trip to visit Great Wall in snowing or just after a snow. The Great Wall under snow show you the most beautiful face of the wall around a year.
      - Foggy or Rainy : You cannot believe, foggy or little rainy days show you the mysterious aspect of Great Wall.

    • Work-flow of Great Wall Tour Booking

      Select a Great Wall tour on (or inform city and tour length to tour advisor),
      Make reservation with your name on passport,
      Remit deposit or prepayment,
      Tour guide and driver info will be sent to you before tour date.
      Take Great Wall tour as confirmed,
      Fill in feedback from at the end of the tour. Service end.

    • Information Needed To Book Great Wall Tour

      Tour Code (or Great Wall name)
      Tour date
      Numbers of guest
      Name on passport
      Mobile phone if available
      Hotel choice
      Your preferred payment method

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