Great Wall of China Hike 3D/2N

Departure: Daily

Duration: 3 Days

Pick-up point and time: Your Hotel in Beijing around 8:00am

Finishing point and time: Your Hotel around 4:00pm in 3 days

Hiking Time: Day 1 = 2+2 hrs, Day 2 = 2 walking hrs, Day 3 = 2hrs

Hiking Level: Beginner – Intermediate

Cable car, Toboggan: Available (optional)

Best time to go: Summer & Autumn

Tour Highlights

  • Visit the Juyong Pass that ranks as the first of the three impregnable passes along the Great Wall
  • Hike along the only lakeside Great Wall in Beijing
  • Mutianyu Great Wall is one of the best-preserved and best-known Great Wall sections
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Tour Information


  • - Air conditioned vehicle
  • - Chinese meals (2 x Breakfast, 3 x Lunch, 2 x Dinner)
  • - Entrance fees for the Great Wall
  • - One-night stay at our designated inn or hotel
  • - English Speaking tour guide

Dates - Private Adventure:

Daily departures


Day 1: Downtown Beijing to Badaling to Juyongguan

Our tour guide will pick you up at your hotel at 9:00am.

Get to the Badaling Great Wall around 10:30am.

Badaling is known for its imposing magnitude. The wall here averages 7.8 meters in height and has a width of 5.7 meters at the top and 6.5 meters at the base. The walkway on top is 4.5 meters wide, making it possible for five horses or ten soldiers to march abreast. It is one of the most gorgeous and magnificent part of the Great Wall in Beijing. Hike the east section of Badaling Great Wall for 2 hours.

Cable car is optional.

After lunch, drive to the Juyongguan Great Wall. Juyongguan Great Wall is sectioned into two semicircles – east and west. You are arranged to have a 2-hour’s hike across the west section of the Juyongguan Pass Great Wall. The west part of the Juyongguan Great Wall is well known for its beautiful views and challenging hike.

No cable car is available at Juyongguan Great Wall.

Tonight stay at Juyongguan Hotel by the wall. This star-rated courtyard hotel is located in the inner city of the Juyongguan Pass – one of the most spectacular Great Wall passes in China.

Dinner will be arranged at the restaurant of Juyingguan Hotel.

Day 2: Juyongguan - Huanghuacheng

After breakfast, take a walk in the inner city of Juyongguan Great Wall, taking fresh air and enjoying fantastic view of the wall in the quite morning.

Then drive 40 km to the Huanghuacheng Reservoir.

Walking along the reservoir for 1-2 hours, enjoy the fantastic view of the Huanghuacheng Great Wall built during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644).

This section of the Great Wall at Huanghuacheng is not officially opened to the public. People have to walk around and see the Great Wall at a distance.

Check-in at Huanghuacheng Fuwang Courtyard Farmhouse.

This inn is just located below the Great Wall at Huanghuacheng at Jintang Lake.

Please be aware that this inn is a rustic experience.

Dinner at the inn.

Day 3: Huanghuacheng - Mutianyu - Downtown Beijing

After farmhouse breakfast, walk close to the Huanghuacheng Great Wall at Jintang Lake for a nice view. It is one of the most ruined sections of the wall in Beijing. It has become popular with hikers in recent years.

Then drive 35 km along the mountain road and get to the Mutianyu Great Wall.

After lunch, hike the Mutianyu Great Wall for about 2 hours. The Mutianyu Great Wall is also one of most beautiful sections of the Great Wall in Beijing. It has an extremely beautiful natural landscape once you are up on the wall, green, densely wooded.

After visiting Mutianyu Great Wall, come back to your downtown hotel in Beijing around 4:00pm.