Discover a different experience at Mutianyu's Great Wall that features an optional cable car ride or climb more than 1,400 steps to the top and many more
Mutianyu offers an alternative Great Wall experience compared to the popular Badaling section. This portion of China's ancient engineering marvel features an optional cable car ride, or an opportunity to climb more than 1,400 steps to the top.
Mutianyu Great Wall is much steeper than Badaling Great Wall, and a more challenging climb. This section is older than Badaling, and features outer and inner parapets. There are 22 watch-towers in the 2250-meter-long Mutianyu Great Wall, and the highest one is 540 meters above sea level. This section of the wall is also surrounded by woodland and streams. The Great Wall takes on different looks in different seasons. In spring, flowers are blooming. In summer, the Great Wall is lush and green. In winter, the Great Wall is covered with white snow. However, the Great Wall's most charming season is autumn, when fruits ripen and leaves of gorgeously diverse color fall at this photogenic spot.
Our next stop is a visit to a nearby Cloisonne Factory. The art of Cloisonne is a unique combination of sculpture, painting, porcelain making and coppersmithing that is said to have originated in Beijing during the Yuan Dynasty. To make a Cloisonne piece, a copper body is first made and then intricate engravings are made with a copper wire. Different colored pigments are next applied to the engravings. Finally, the piece is fired and polished.
Mutianyu Great Wall
Air-conditioned coach or mini-van with professional driver
All admission fees
Tea ceremony (Optional)
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Pick Up at Your Hotel in Beijing
Head Up to the Mutianyu at the Great Wall
Climb 1400 steps to reach the top of the Great Wall's Mutianyu section or choose to ride their cable car system for an additional fee. Enjoy the gorgeous sight of woodland and streams, see the remaining watchtowers, and snap as many photos as you want.
Visit a Nearby Cloisonne Factory
Study the art of cloisonne, the process of designing metalwork and other objects. It is said to have originated in Beijing during the Yuan Dynasty.
Join a Tea Ceremony (Optional)
Have the option to participate in a tea ceremony that will allow you to get an insight into Chinese tea culture and drinking customs. This is your chance to take some tea home as souvenirs.
Drop-off at Yout Hotel in Beijing
Price & Options
The cable car ride (optional) at Mutianyu is not included in the tour fee.
Please call the activity provider the day before to reconfirm your booking. Your voucher has the necessary contact information listed.
You can book a minimum of 1 and maximum of 7.
Frequently Asked Questions
Any cancellations made between 6 business days (22:59:00 local time) to 2 business days (22:59:00 local time) prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
Any cancellations made within 2 business days of your activity (after 22:59:00 local time) will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
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