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Beijing airport to Great Wall tour

Beijing airport to Great Wall tour

Visiting the Great Wall of China simply has to be on any real travelers list of things to do and employing a Beijing airport to great wall tour can make this happen much faster, easier and more convenient than you might it otherwise.

With these services you will be picked up at the airport by your guide and driver with the guide holding a sign with your name. You will jump into the car and then you’ll be taken straight to one of the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall.

This section is located at about 45 miles from Beijing, so it will be about an hour’s drive. This section of the Great Wall winds 1.4 miles through the lofty mountains and high ridges, a bunch of which are actually made of granite. Since building materials were usually sourced from the surroundings, this means that the wall in this region is extremely resilient, measuring 23 to 26 feet high and four to five yards in width.

The Wall’s inner and outer sides feature parapets to defend against enemies coming from either sides; below these parapets there are square embrasures the top of which were designed in an arc structure, quite different from the traditional round embrasures.

You can see 22 watch towers distributed along the wall and you can also find the distinctive ‘branch cities’. These are built on hill ridges located against either the inner or the outer main wall. They are several yards to dozens of yards across.

This section of the Beijing airport to great wall tour is not only strategically important and compact but also set in beautiful scenery, with woods covering more than ninety-six percent of the total scenic area. Depending on the time of year that you’ll be visiting in, you might see flowers, fruit or turning leaves.