Wanting a layover tour from Tianjin cruise port to Badaling Great wall? As there is directly public transportation to get to Great wall, You will need a private transfer, The distance is 255 Km and Usually it takes about 3 hours and 20 minutes for the single way transfer.
Badaling Great wall features:
The Badaling Great Wall is located in the south of Yanqing County in Beijing. It was built in the 18th year of the Hongzhi Period of the Ming Dynasty (1505). It is the best preserved section of the Great Wall of the Ming Dynasty and the essence of the Great Wall of the Ming Dynasty. The Great Wall is a symbol of the Chinese nation and one of the greatest buildings in the world.
The Badaling Great Wall is part of the Great Wall of Great China’s ancient defense project. “One who fails to reach the Great Wall is not a hero” The Great Wall is a must-see for tourist from China and abroad among which Badaling is the most well-known part of it. The Badaling Great Wall is not only a building but also a military facility.
This section of the Great Wall consists of Garrisons, wall, watch tower, and the fortifications. Building along the mountain ridge, Great wall is in a perfect shape of lying dragon. The city wall is 8. 5 meters high, the lower width is 6. 5 meters, and the upper width is 5.7 meters. It can accommodate 10 people. On the outer side of the wall, there are walls, cornices, and caves to defeat the enemy. There is windows to watch the enemy’s situation, fire stations that can convey the enemy’s information for thousands of miles, and warehouse that can store weapons and for soldiers to rest. The highest point of the northern end of the Badaling is guangou, where the two peaks are sandwiched among which one of them is opened in the middle.
As the first part of Great wall open to public on 1953, the Badaling Great wall is also the most popular great wall in China, Try to avoid to visit there on public holidays such as spring festival on 4th of Feb, labor festival on 1st of May, national festival on 1st of Oct.
How you will meet our driver at the port
1. Before getting to Tianjin Cruise Port
Receive the following information from us:
Driver’s contact Number
Vehicle’s plate Number
Capacity for customers and languages
2. Tianjin Arrival
After you are off the cruise, you will walk through a 30-meter-long covered bridge before you reach the arrival gate. Arrival formalities are quick and easy, taking less than 10 minutes. And then you will enter the waiting hall.
There are three exits from the waiting hall: 1, 2, and 3. Gateways 1 and 2 are for tour groups. Passengers of the tour groups have to pick up their luggage from special luggage rooms in the hall marked with their group names. Our customers can exit straight away through Gateway
3. Meet Driver
Drivers are only allowed to wait for passengers at the exits, not inside the waiting hall. Don’t worry if you can’t see us in the waiting hall. Just walk out of Exit 3 and you will spot our tour guides.
How to buy entrance tickets?
When arrive at the Badaling Great wall, Your driver will park the car at parking lot and you will be guided by him to the ticket office beside of checkin counter, There you will buy tickets for Badaling Great wall on your own:
Admission ticket price:
(above 1.2 meters height):20 RMB
(Below 1.2 meters height): Free
Where to find the cable car
Pls email us whether you want to take cable car or not.
if yes, we will ask our driver to park the car at the parking lot close to cable car entrance and guide you there.
If no, we will ask our driver to park the car at the parking lot close to walking entrance and guide you there.
Hiking routes and maps:
When getting off cable car , walking towards south from watch tower No8 to No1 then go same way back to cable car station at No 8.
When check in the entrance go northwards from watch tower No1 to No8 then go sameway back to the main entrance
Where to find the driver after hiking the wall
Your driver will be waiting for you at exactly the same location where he park the car at parking lot.