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Private Wild Great Wall Hiking Day Tour:10km hiking from Jiankou to Mutianyu

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    Stop At: The Great wall of Jiankou-The Great Wall Alternative, Beijing China

    1. Pick-up from the lobby of your centrally located hotel in Beijing at designated pick-up time. You tour guide will meet you at the lobby on time. Please provide your hotel name and address at time of booking.
    2. It takes around 2 hours to get to Jiankou Great Wall (foot of the mountain, Xizhazi village) in a private and air conditioned car.
    3. The driver drops you off at Xizhazi village and will meet you again at the other end at Mutianyu.
    4. Start with your private hiking guide from a small path in the mountain at Xizhazi village, where you can see both the wild mountain and part of a village with farmer's houses and crops.
    5. Hike in the mountain for about 50 minutes before you get to the first tower - Zheng Bei Lou. This part is a little strenuous, but mostly moderate. You'll see the Great Wall in the mountain when you look up.
    6. Get on the top of Zheng Bei Lou (the first tower on the Great Wall), where you can have the best and most magnificent view of Jiankou.
    7. Walk along the wall with your private guide to the east of Zheng Bei Lou, heading for Mutianyu. You'll reach the most difficult part Ox Horn. But you can choose either to hike the Ox Horn, or to take the shortcut.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Mutianyu Great Wall, Mutianyu Road, Huairou District, Beijing China

    8. When you get to Mutianyu, the Great Wall looks a little bit different. Mutianyu is more renovated while Jiankou is completely wild and isolated. Fortunately, Mutianyu is not so crowded as Badaling Great Wall.
    9. You'll walk to the 10th tower at Mutianyu and get down the Great Wall. This is the end of the hiking.
    10. Take the shuttle bus to get down the mountain (your tour guide will arrange everything and you just need to follow), and get in the car again.
    11. You'll be driven to a traditional Chinese restaurant to have lunch ( 20 minutes' driving from the entrance of Mutianyu to the restaurant). It is typical Chinese food with different dishes and rice as the main food.
    12. After lunch, you will be transferred back to downtown Beijing and dropped off at your hotel. It takes around 1.5 hour to drive back to your centrally located hotel in Beijing.

    Note: 1. The whole hiking and walking distance is around 10km (6.2 miles), about 3 or 4 hours; lunch is usually 1 or 1.5 hour. Otherwise, as this is a private tour, everything could be more flexible.
    2. Your private English speaking hiking guide will be with you all the time from the beginning to the end.
    3. Some simple snacks and water is provided in this tour.
    4. It's the best way to hike from Jiankou to Mutianyu, because almost all the way are downward as long as you conquer the mountain in the beginning.

    Duration: 2 hours
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Please choose "from center of Beijing" if your hotel is within the 2nd Ring Road, or else please choose "from outskirt of Beijing".
    HOTEL PICKUP: Your tour guide will meet you at your hotel lobby at designated time, and the tour starts as soon as you see your tour guide.
    PEK AIRPORT PICKUP: Please choose "from outskirt of Beijing", and provide your flight number / departure city / landing time after booking. The tour guide will meet you at the exit of the airport holding a piece of paper with your name written on, where all the people wait for their guests. Please pay attention to find your name and the tour guide.

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    • Capital Airport, Shunyi, Beijing 101300 China
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    8m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • English-speaking hiking tour guide
    • Experienced driver
    • Hotel /PEK airport pickup and drop-off & transfer in private air-con vehicle
    • Chinese lunch (beer/Coca cola/Sprite/normal beverage included)
    • Bottled water and snacks
    • Necessary entrance fees to the Great Wall
    • Necessary shuttle bus ticket at Mutianyu Great Wall
    • Gift as souvenir
    • Entry/Admission - The Great wall of Jiankou-The Great Wall Alternative
    • Entry/Admission - Mutianyu Great Wall
    Exclusions
    • Cable car or toboggan ticket at Mutianyu Great Wall
    • Excess luggage charges (where applicable)
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Wearing comfortable shoes or boots for hiking, extra water, necessary snacks as the lunch might be late, sunscreen, sun-glasses, cap, any other personal things.
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Our tour guide, Zachary absolutely made our trip. I've never met a more knowledgeable or insightful history buff! Zachary didn't just know the history of the wall out of necessity or obligation, but he really cared and loved all of the depth and history that went into the
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    My boyfriend and I booked this private tour and we found it the best choice we made in our trip.   Our tour guide Zachary was punctual and picked us up at our hotel. We talked a lot on the way about culture and history of China and our country. It was really a good experience of
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    The Great Wall tour I recently took from BDTST was outstanding.I did the 10km version of the hike that started on the "unrestored" part of the wall named Jiankou and ended at the rebuilt portion Mutianyu. My private tour guide May was very friendly and Excellent. May picked my
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    The Great Wall tour I recently took from Beijing Downtown Travel was outstanding.I did the 10km version of the hike that started on the "unrestored" part of the wall named Jiankou and ended at the rebuilt portion Mutianyu. My private tour guide Lanlan did an excellent job.
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    Response from Zachary P, General Manager at Private Wild Great Wall Hiking Day Tour:10km hiking from Jiankou to Mutianyu
    Responded 10 Dec 2018
    Thank you very much Jennifer for your sincere review. Lanlan says thank you too and she also had a good time with you. Hope you could have a chance to come to Beijing next time and stay in our hotel. Wish you happiness!
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    I had the absolute best time hiking the Great Wall of China and it was all because of Jackie amazing tour guide skills. He was a great host for the day, knew so much about the history of the great wall and was overly accommodating to me . Jackie is the best! And I highly
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    Response from Zachary P, General Manager at Private Wild Great Wall Hiking Day Tour:10km hiking from Jiankou to Mutianyu
    Responded 11 Dec 2018
    Thank you very much for your review. I'm really happy that you enjoyed the tour and the service of the tour guide. Jackie feels thankful too. Wish you a happy life!
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