Mutianyu is the most common Great Wall access for foreign visitors to Beijing, its around 1.5 hours drive one way from city of Beijing, high up on the top of Yangshan mountain ridges , cable car , chairlift and Tobaggan slide are available there , so good for everyone who wants to see the Great Wall of China. Best time to visit, the early morning arrives at 8:00am to beat the crowds.
Full-Day Tour From Jinshanling to Simatai Great Wall Hiking (no shopping)
Soak in the scenery and history of the Great Wall of China at Jinshanling during a day hike with a professional guide. Get away from the crowds as you walk along this 3.7-mile (6-km) section of the Great Wall, passing 15 guard towers while crossing from Jinshanling to Simatai West. Observe the natural beauty of the landscape and the architectural marvels of the Ming Dynasty-era wall during your hike, which takes approximately four hours to complete. Includes round-trip transportation from Beijing, guide, and entrance fees.
Gubei Water Town & Simatai Great Wall Walking Tour (no shopping)
Combine the benefits of independent exploration with the ease of a classic coach tour on this unconventional Great Wall trip. Besides the unspoiled Simatai Great Wall, set atop a rugged ridge, discover Gubei Water Town, a newly created tourist destination with bags of photogenic charm. Tour includes pickup and drop-off from your Beijing hotel.