Mutianyu section is regarded as the essence of China Great Wall. Hiking on Great Wall is a must-do activity during China trip. If you want to choose a section of the Great Wall in Beijing with medium distance, fewer people, good hiking condition, full travel facilities, and most importantly, the magnificent and primitive scene, most travel guide books will suggest Mutianyu. Located in Huairou County about 45 miles from Beijing, Mutianyu connects Juyongguan Pass in the west and Gubeikou Great Wall in the east. It is the main defensive fortification to the north of Beijing and has protected the capital and the nearby Ming Tombs for many hundreds of years. Mutianyu Great Wall tour is also famous for enjoying the breath-taking beautiful scenery. Woods cover over 96% of the total scenic area. So it gained the honor as the most beautiful Great Wall in China.
The architecture of Mutianyu Great Wall is of special style with closely packed enemy towers, perilous passes and battlements on both side of walls. The Mutianyu itself is a masterpiece of restoration, with 22 original style watchtowers. The highlights along the Mutianyu Great Wall tour are general gateway platform and the parts named as Ox Horn Edge and Arrow Buckle and Flying Eagle Facing Upward which look extraordinary and rugged. Take a Mutianyu Great Wall hiking tour to see its awe-inspiring former glory, winding through mountain scenery, with easier hiking conditions and fewer crowds. What's more, the national first-rate cable car is installed in Mutianyul. A sled will give you an opportunity to experience thrills by taking you swoop down from the high mountains, which will sure to give more excitement to your Mutianyu trips.
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