Best Great Wall of China Self-Guided Hiking Tours

Explore the Magnificent Great Wall of China Through Self-Guided Hikes!

Self-guided hikes are a good option if you prefer to explore the Great Wall of China on your own.

These hikes offer full flexibility, allowing you to start your walk on any day during the season.

As you walk independently, you have the freedom to follow the trail at your own pace.

You can set your own speed, without being limited by the constraints of group travel.

Additionally, you can adjust the length of your walk based on the terrain and your preferences.

As long as you are reasonably active, we will help you choose the right self-guided hike for you.

Benefits of Self-guided Hikes
  • All info at your hand!–You will receive detailed descriptions of each day’s hike.
  • No accomodation issues–Stay overnight at a local farmer’s guesthouse; we take care of your good nights!
  • Inexpensive–This experience will cost you less than you can imagine. Consider that all accommodations and entrance fees are included!

Hiking Routes

Jinshanling to Jinshanling East (Simatai West) Self-guided Hiking 1 Day Tour (7km/9-10hours)

Embark on a fantastic self-guided walking adventure across Jinshanling and Jinshanling East.

Walk along Jinshanling at your own pace, leaving transportation, navigation, and logistics to us.

This incredible walking experience is perfect for those who prefer to explore the Great Wall on their own terms. Read more…

Jiankou to Mutianyu Self-guided Hiking 1 Day Tour (10km/6.2miles /9-10hours)

Take a full-day self-guided walk to the historic Jiankou and Mutianyu sections of the Great Wall, with the option of a toboggan ride or chairlift at Mutianyu.

Experience the contrast from the unrestored Jiankou to the restored Mutianyu, with plenty of photography stops and resting opportunities.

Lunch at a local farm-style dish restaurant can be arranged upon request.

Enjoy the freedom, flexibility, and adventure of hiking at your own pace.

Spend quality time on the wall, relishing the stunning views and creating unforgettable memories.. Read more…

Huanghuacheng to Xishuiyu One Day Semi Self-Guided Tour (8km/5miles/9-10hours)

Take a full-day semi self-guided hike to the picturesque Huanghuacheng section of the Great Wall, with the option of a boat ride.

Experience the beauty of the lakeside Great Wall, with plenty of opportunities for photography stops and resting.

Lunch at a local farm-style dish restaurant can be arranged upon request.

Enjoy the freedom, flexibility, and adventure of hiking at your preferred pace, immersing yourself in the breathtaking surroundings. Read more…

Jiankou-Mutianyu Jinshanling-Simatai West 2 Day / 1 Night Self-guided Hiking Tour (18km/11.2miles)

Explore the untamed side of the Wall on your own.

Embark on a thrilling two-day hike through the renowned Jinshanling and Jiankou sections, savoring the freedom, flexibility, and adventure of hiking at your preferred pace.

Spend quality time on the wall, creating cherished memories and embracing the exhilarating joy of exploration. Read more…