Great Wall at Mutianyu Section - Beijing Destination Guide
Beijing Tour, Beijing Travel, Beijing China Tours, Beijing Travel Guide, Beijing Tour Packages, Beijing Hotels & Hostels Reservation With 24/7 Services

| Home | Beijing Group Tours | Beijing Private Tours | Beijing Hutong Tours | Chauffeur Service | Beijing Great Wall | Beijing Destination Guide |

About Beijing
Beijing Destination Guide
Beijing Destination Guide Beijing General Information
Beijing Destination Guide
Beijing Destination Guide Sight-Seeing in Beijing
Beijing Destination Guide
Beijing Destination Guide Shopping & Market in Beijing
Beijing Destination Guide
Beijing Destination Guide Food & Cuisine in Beijing
Beijing Destination Guide
Beijing Destination Guide Nightlife in Beijing
Beijing Destination Guide
Beijing Destination Guide Beijing Travel Tips
Beijing Destination Guide
Beijing Destination Guide Beijing Tour Packages
Beijing Destination Guide
Beijing Destination Guide Beijing Hotels Reservation
Beijing Destination Guide

Beijing Destination Guide

Beijing Great Wall Tours

Beijing Private Tours Badaling Great Wall Tours
Beijing Private Tours Mutianyu Great Wall Tours
Beijing Private Tours Jinshanling Great Wall Tours
Beijing Private Tours Simatai Great Wall Tours
Beijing Private Tours Juyongguan Great Wall Tours

Beijing Great Wall Tours


Beijing Great Wall
< History of the Great Wall
< Badaling Fortress
< Beijing Badaling Great Wall
< Beijing Mutianyu Great Wall
< Beijing Simatai Great Wall
< Beijing Jinshanling Great Wall
< Beijing Jiankou Great Wall
< Huanghuacheng Great Wall
< Beijing Gubeikou Great Wall
< Beijing-Zhangjiakou Railway

Beijing Travel Service
< Beijing Forbidden City Tours
< Beijing Temple of Heaven Tours
< Beijing Summer Palace Tours
< Beijing Ming Tombs Tours
< Beijing Old Hutong Tours
< Panda Beijng Zoo Tours
< Beijing Lama Temple Tours
< Beijing Small Group Bus Tours
< Beijing Private Tours
< Beijing Night Show Tours
< Beijing Airport Transfer
< Car-Van-Coach Rental
< Tianjin Cruise Home Port Transfer
< Tianjin Cruise Port--Beijing Tours

Beijing Time & Weather Report

 

Great Wall at Mutianyu Section

Great Wall at Mutianyu SectionMutianyu Great Wall is located in Huairou County about 45 miles from Beijing, Mutianyu Great Wall enjoys a long history and is part of the glorious culture of China. It connects Juyongguan Pass in the west and Gubeikou Great Wall in the east. The wall was first built in Northern Qi Dynasty (550 - 557).

In Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644), Tan Lun and Qi Jiguang, two famous patriotic generals, rebuilt it in order to strengthen its defensive potential when they guarded the strategic pass. It served as the northern protective screen, guarding the capital and imperial mausoleums for generations.

Mutianyu Great Wall winds 1.4 miles through lofty mountains and high ridges, many sections of which are made of granite. The unique structure makes the wall almost indestructible. It measures 23 to 26 feet high and four to five yards wide. Both of the wall's inner and outer sides have parapets to defend against enemies coming from the two sides. Some parapets are saw- tooth shaped instead of the regular rectangular form. Below the parapets, there are square embrasures the top of which are designed in an arc structure, different from the traditional round embrasures.

Great Wall at Mutianyu SectionThere are 22 watch towers distributed at close intervals along the wall. They are located not only in the main wall but also at the distinctive 'branch cities'. Branch cities are built on the hill ridge against the inner or outer side of the wall. They measure from several yards to dozens of yards across. On the northwest over 3,281-feet hills, lies a section of the wall called 'Ox Horn Edge'. On the steep and lofty peaks, there are two walls named 'Flying Eagle Flies Facing Upward' and 'Arrow Lock'. What is more rarely seen on the southeast side is a general gateway platform guarded by three watch towers together. In locations of strategic importance, batteries are set up to reinforce the defense capabilities. Mutianyu Great Wall really deserves to be the archetype of the ten thousand li Great Wall.

Great Wall at Mutianyu SectionBesides its strategically important location and compact layout, the Mutianyu Great Wall is also famous for the breath-takingly beautiful scenery. Woods cover over ninety-six percent of the total scenic area. The wall presents different aspects of beauty in the four seasons. Flowers bloom all over the mountains in spring. Grasses dress the hillside green in summer.

Trees are laden with sweet fruits in autumn, and especially in October, leaves are turning red or yellow, touching the mountain tops with gold. In winter, the wall is covered by snow, making it seem more magnificent. The pine trees around Mutianyu Great Wall are well-known. There are more than 20 pines over 300 years old and about 200 pines over 100 year old. Besides, spring water at the foot of the wall tastes pure and fragrant, much appreciated by visitors.

What's more, the national first-rate cable car is installed in Mutianyu Great Wall. A sled named 'Speed' will give you an opportunity to experience thrills by taking you swoop down from the high mountains. China Stone City collects weird and beautiful stones, attracting more and more visitors to come and see.

| Back |

About Great Wall

History of the Great Wall

"If you haven't climbed the Great Wall, you haven't seen China."

Beijing-Zhangjiakou Railway

Badaling Fortress

Meng Jiangnu's Bitter Weeping (A Legend Story of Great Wall)

Great Wall at Badaling Section

Great Wall at Mutianyu Section

Great Wall at Simatai Section

Great Wall at Jinshanling Section

Great Wall at Juyongguan Section

Great Wall at Huanghuacheng Section

Great Wall at Jiankou Section

Great Wall at Gubeikou Section

-

  

 

-                 --- -

Beijing Tour Packages

Beijing Chauffeur Service

Sight-seeing In Beijing

Discount Hotel Reservation In Beijing

Beijing Mutianyu Great Wall Tours

Mutianyu Great Wall, Forbidden City & Tiananmen Square Small Group Tour  --- from US$28
Not have much leisure time, but eager to catch the highlights of Beijing, join this, enjoy the three most popular scenic spots in a one-day bus tour. Departure: daily.

Mutianyu Great Wall & Underground Palace (Dingling) Small Group Tour  --- from US$30
Visit the underground palace in the Ming Tombs (Dingling), then enjoy the most beautiful & green section of the Great Wall, return to downtown. Departure: daily.

Half Day Mutianyu Great Wall Private Tour  --- from US$43
This half day private tour covers the trip to Mutianyu Great Wall, the most beautiful and green section of the Great Wall in Beijing, enjoy your own car or van with your own tour guide and driver.

Mutianyu Great Wall Group Tour (No shopping)  --- from US$46
With the best scenery & precipitous topography, Mutianyu Great Wall is remarkable place for sightseeing, hiking and exploration. Departure: daily.

Mutianyu Great Wall and Summer Palace 1 Day Private Tour  --- from US$53
The private tour covers the trip to Mutianyu Great Wall, Summer Palace and have a short exterior visit to the Birds Nest, water cube - the main Olympic Stadium now being built for the 2008 Olympic Games., enjoy your own car or van with your own tour guide and driver.

Mutianyu Great Wall and Temple of Heaven 1 Day Private Tour  --- from US$54
The private tour covers the trip to Mutianyu Great Wall, Temple of Heaven and have a short exterior visit to the Birds Nest, water cube - the main Olympic Stadium now being built for the 2008 Olympic Games., enjoy your own car or van with your own tour guide and driver.

Mutianyu Great Wall & Ming Tombs (Changling) Private Day Tour  --- from US$56
Visit the world famous Mutianyu Great Wall, the most beautiful and green section of the Great Wall in Beijing, and Ming Tombs (Changling).

Mutianyu Great Wall & Underground Palace (Dingling - Ming Tombs) Private Day Tour  --- from US$56
The private tour covers the trip to Mutianyu Great Wall and Ming Tombs (Dingling-the Underground Palace), enjoy your own car or van with your own tour guide and driver.

Badaling Great Wall and Mutianyu Great Wall Private Day Tour  --- from US$58
This is the good choice of Great Wall fans, one day tour covers the sights of Badaling Great Wall and Mutianyu Great Wall.

Mutianyu Great Wall , Tiananmen Sauare & Forbidden City 1 Day Private Tour  --- from US$58
This 1 day private tour covers the trip to Beijing Mutianyu Great Wall, Beijing Tiananmen Sauare and Beijing Forbidden City.

Half Day Mutianyu Great Wall Private Tour (No Shopping Stop)  --- from US$65
No shopping stop, more time in the beautiful Mutianyu Great Wall, the most beautiful and green section of the Great Wall in Beijing, enjoy your own car or van with your own tour guide and driver.

2-Day Beijing Group Tour Package B  --- from US$74
1 day Mutianyu Great Wall and Underground Palace (Dingling)small group tour.
1 day Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven & Summer Palace group tour.
Enjoy 2 Chinese lunches on the tour.
Enjoy comfortable air-conditioned coach.
Daily Departure Small Group Tours.
Enjoy Airport Private Transfer Service

Beijing Special 2-Day Private Tour Package B  --- from US$80
The 2-day private tour package covers the trip to the attractions: Mutianyu Great Wall, Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Old Beijing Hutong, Beihai Park, Shichahai and Temple of Heaven.

Beijing Popular 2-Day Private Tour Package  --- from US$101
The 2-day private tour package covers the trip to the attractions: Mutianyu Great Wall, Summer Palace, Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City (including the Hall of Clocks and Watches and the Treasure Hall). and Temple of Heaven.

Beijing Special 2-Day Private Tour Package A  --- from US$106
The 2-day private tour package covers the trip to the attractions: Mutianyu Great Wall, Summer Palace, Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City and Temple of Heaven.

Beijing Highlight 2-Day Private Tour Package  --- from US$107
The 2-day private tour package covers the trip to the attractions: Mutianyu Great Wall, Ming Tombs (Dingling), Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven and Summer Palace.

3-Day Special Beijing Private Tour Package  --- from US$132
3-day private tour package covers airport transfer and the trip to the attractions: Mutianyu Great Wall, Summer Palace, Temple of Heaven, Tiananmen Square and Forbidden City.

Beijing Popular 4-Day Private Tour Package  --- from US$148
4-day private tour package covers airport transfer & the trip to the attractions: Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace, Mutianyu Great Wall and Hutong Tour.

3-Day Classic Beijing Private Tour Package  --- from US$149
3-day private tour package covers airport transfer & the trip to the attractions: Mutianyu Great Wall, Ming Tombs (Dingling), Summer Palace, Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace, Hutong Tour and Beijing Zoo Panda.

Beijing Classic 4-Day Private Tour Package  --- from US$149
4-day private tour package covers airport transfer & the trip to the attractions: Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Mutianyu Great Wall, Hutong Tour, Ming Tombs (Dingling) and Summer Palace.

5-Day Special Beijing Private Tour Package  --- from US$184
5-day private tour package covers airport transfer & the trip to the attractions: Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Shichahai Hutong, Opium Street, Drum Tower, Old Beijing Hutong, Mutianyu Great Wall, Ming Tombs, Summer Palace, Capital Museum & Temple of Heaven.

More Beijing Great Wall ToursMore Beijing Great Wall Tours

Reviews and Travelogue about Mutianyu Great Wall:
< " Mutianyu Great Wall tour(2009.8) " >>> Post by Dean from Australia
< " Mutianyu Great Wall(2009.6) " >>> Post by Bob from Canada
< "The Great Wall and the Forbidden City" >>> Post by Ana from United States of America

 

| Beijing Tour | Beijing Travel | Beijing Trip | Beijing Private Day Tours | Beijing Bus Tours | Beijing Coach Tours | Beijing Tour Packages | Great Wall Hiking Tours | Forbidden City Tours |
| Temple of Heaven Tours | Summer Palace Tours | Ming Tombs Tours | Old Hutong Tours | Panda Beijng Zoo Tours | Lama Temple Tours | Small Group Bus Tours |
| Beijing Private Tours | Beijng Night Show Tours | China Join-in Tours | Airport Pick up & car-van-coach Rental | Xingang Transfer || Xingang--Beijing Tours |
| Beijing Limo | Beijing Chauffeur Service | Beijing Destination Guide | Beijing Travelogue | Beijing Hotels | Beijing Hotel Reservation |

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Copyright © since 2000 BeijingLocalTour.com. All rights reserved.
Booking Hotline: (Mobile 24 hours): 86-18600365585
Address: No.1206, Building 5, Tuofangying Xili, Chaoyang District, Beijing, China 100016
For Reservation & Tour Enquiry: tour@beijinglocaltour.com
For any questions or suggestions about website tech, please contact: webmaster@beijinglocaltour.com

| Terms of Use and Privacy Policy |