Hiking one of the sections of Great Wall of China is on the top list of the must do activities for either first-time or regular Beijing travelers.
Our travel experts have carefully designed some sample Great Wall day trips to get the most of your stay; all are private and can be tailored to your needs, interests and budget.
Mutianyu and Badaling Great Wall are the best choices for first-time visitors to the Great Wall.
It is highly recommended to spend half-day for Mutianyu or Badaling and half to visit the Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace, Hutongs, Ming Tombs, or Olympic Sites.
If you only prefer the Great Wall, you can visit both of them in one day.
Route:Mutianyu Great Wall, Summer Palace, Beijing Olympic Village
Overview: Beautiful scenic Mutianyu Great Wall & Royal garden Summer Palace
Route:Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Badaling Great Wall
Overview: The most imposing Badaling Great Wall, Imperial Palace Forbidden City and the biggest Tiananmen square in the world.
Route:Badaling Great Wall, Ding Tomb, Olympic Village
Overview: The most imposing Badaling Great Wall, Royal Ming Tomb
Route:Badaling Great Wall, Mutianyu Great Wall
Overview: Hiking the two most popular sections of the Great Wall in one day!
Route:Badaling Great Wall, Juyongguan Great Wall
Overview: Visit the most well-preserved Badaling Great Wall, and the Juyongguan Great Wall which played a strategic defense role in ancient times.