Dream of watching the magnificent sunrise at the Great Wall? Get to the Wall before the dawn at Jinshanling to catch this unforgettable moment. The essence of the Jinshanling Great Wall is known as the "Great Wall. The Golden Mountain is the only show". The barrier walls, bricks, and blocks are the three musts of the Jinshanling Great Wall, and they are known as "the paradise for photography lovers." Because it is full of challenges and with splendid and charming scenery, this section of the Great Wall has been the favorite destination of hiking lovers from all over the world.
Our excellent tour guide will meet you at your hotel or the airport. It is going to be a 2.5 hours drive from Beijing to Jinshanling and West Simatai.
We will hike from Jinshanling's right-wing toward the west-wing, also called Simatai West. The Wall will start to deteriorate gradually, making the hike progressively more challenging, but also interesting to observe and compare.
The Jinshanling Great Wall possesses an excellent opportunity to take in some fabulous views. Make sure to take your camera. You will not be disappointed! This part of the Great Wall has not been repaired since 1570. It is very remote, but it's what makes it so unique and a great chance to experience the nature and the wild parts of the Wall.
The Simatai West section called the Second Valley. It is also unrestored and is ruins. This part of the Wall is known as the real Great Wall as it hasn't been touched or refurbished, this brings you back in time to when it was first built! You will also get to see how the Wall was designed for practical purposes, such as the defense against enemies and how the Great Wall was supposed to keep them out. There are 'obstacle-walls' built perpendicular to the parapets - a feature unique to the Second Valley part of Jinshanling Great Wall.
When we finally reach the park at Jinshanling, we will stop by a local farmer's restaurant for a late lunch before we head back to your hotel in Beijing or to the airport if you are laying over in Beijing.
Yesterday was one of the greatest days of my life! I don't know how to properly thank you for providing me with this opportunity of a lifetime. And Oliver was truly exceptional! How lucky I am that you chose him a my guide!
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-- Michael Bossone, Professor of Law and Innovation, and author of the book Walking the Sacred
Private or Semi-private English Tour including private transfers, tickets and meal. Your guide will walk with you for every step from hotel pickup to drop-off and on the Great Wall!
Use our top-rated professional private transfer service and tour by yourself. You can pick Volkswagen Passat, Buick Minivan, or luxury Mercedes and BMW. Everything is the same as the Platinum Package except that you pay less.
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