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The Great wall of Jiankou-The Great Wall Alternative

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been living in Bejing for 6 years, this is still my favorite part of the Great Wall. Drove there yourself or hire a driver and climb the stairway to heaven. Amazing viewes from top, especially during sunset. On clear days, you can see all the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic place classic and beautiful so much fun and very nice must visited site no 1. I love very beautiful

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank marufsubhani
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I booked a trip with a Chinese driver, John, see his website at (remove spaces) "here is beijing dot com". I booked with him via email a couple of weeks before going to China, and kept in touch via email and WeChat...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

My daughters and I travelled to The Great Wall of China with Nexus Tours. We could not fault the tour company's operation. We were promptly collected from our hotel. Clement, our guide, was a wealth of information on our way to the Great Wall. There...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank CelesteD940
Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

If you are really coming to Beijing, you must visit the The Great Wall of China . From Beijing is around one hour and a half. Every hotel usually will help you to find a driver that will take you there and wait for you....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank octavioq2015
Reviewed October 7, 2018

If you have time to do a hike on the Great Wall, then you must do this. This is one of the unrestored areas and a once in a lifetime experience. I chose a private tour through Tour-Beijing.com. What was supposed to bea 2.5-hour drive...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank scoobyshaggyscrappy
Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

This is definitely one place to visit in your life. It requires a medium level of fitness to walk on the wall.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tony D
Reviewed September 25, 2018

This is the alternative place to look at the great wall. Less tourist comes to this part of the great wall thus you get to see the wall better than in Mutianyu which is overcrowded most of the time. The scenic is fabulous. The only...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank llmloi
Reviewed September 24, 2018

Wow. What an amazing day. Breathtaking both literally and visually. Booked this tour with Tour Beijing. Adelle responded promptly to all emails. Spent the day with Peter Hu who was very patient, knowledgeable and fun. After a close to 2 hour drive started our hike...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lions300
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

This wall is steep. Be in semi decent shape. Great pictures, absolutely worth seeing. There’s a “difficult” route and a “very difficult” route. Wear comfy shoes- the incline on the wall is serious. We saw someone pass out. That said. Thrilled we did it. It’s...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Lindsay K
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July 27, 2018|
Response from Tina L | Reviewed this property |
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Response from jam597 | Reviewed this property |
Hi we used ChinaTravel Services and our private tour and guide were amazing.