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.