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Private Great Wall Tour of the Jingshanling Section

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    What to Expect
    Two hours drive to the Jingshanling by highway, then hike from west side Jinshanling Great Wall to the east side of Jinshanling section. The hike is about 5-6 KM and takes about 3 hours. you have to be really physically in good conditions. Through the whole journey, you come across many watch towers and barrier towers. See the difference between the renovated section and wild section. While you can see the Simatai section from distance and due to the Simatai section has blocked from Jingshanling wall and you can't hike to the Simatai section.

    Start the walk at east five eye tower then go up to the ruined towers. The difficulty of the hike is moderate. Along the way you will pass through several famous towers: Black Tower, Lesser Jinshan Tower, Big Jinshan Tower.

    By the end of hiking you will take a lunch in a local Chinese restaurant.


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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Pick up from the hotel lobby
    Departure Time
    8:00 AM
    • English-speaking tour guide service fee
    • Air-conditioned vehicle with a private driver
    • Gas, toll & parking lot fees
    • Delicious Lunch in a local Chinese restaurant
    • Entrance Tickets to the Sights
    • Accommodations
    • Dinner
    • Gratuity to the guide and driver (for good service)
    • Return Cable car up and down the wall
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Infant (1-3 years old) are free providing they do not occupy a seat
    • Dress code is smart casual
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • 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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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We booked our tour through Catherine Lu agency Tours. We have just arrived to this amazing city the day before being somewhat tired from a long flight. When we arrived to our hotel we were pleasantly surprised that our tour guide has already contacted the...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Sergey73
    Reviewed 29 August 2019

    We really had a great tour. Kim and the driver met us on time at the exact spot agreed upon. The ride was comfortable and efficient, with Kim providing a background on the Great Wall and China as we rode. Her English was very good...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank 70kevin
    Reviewed 27 August 2019 via mobile

    We took the private tour of the Jinshanling section of the Great Wall in August 2019, and we cannot say enough good things about it! Everything about this tour was absolutely perfect, especially our guide Justin! His English was great and he was super attentive,...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Julia C
    Reviewed 26 August 2019 via mobile

    We expected a nice private tour to the Great Wall, but this experience was so much more than we had in mind. The day started at 7AM, when we were whisked away in a very comfortable van. Cold water was waiting for us on our...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Avastano96537726
    Reviewed 25 August 2019

    We just returned from our China trip. One of the most wonderful experiences from our trip (all 5 family members agree) was hiking The Great Wall with Catherine Lu Tours. It was awesome to hike the wall - away from the massive crowds of tourists...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank VeronicaJKo
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    • Duration: 8h
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    • Languages Offered: English
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