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I am planning to visit Beijing in January 2016. I want to know how can I get from Qianmen area to Badaling Great Wall then to Ming Tomb then back to Qianmen again? How much does it cost for the whole tour? (including roundtrip cable car) How much time do I need to spend for these 2 attractions in one day?

Reply5/21/2015 4:38:10 AMAlbert ,   Indonesia

Coco :5/25/2015 9:33:40 PM

Hi Albert. You can take subway line 2 at Qianmen to Xizhimen. Take the exit 2 and you can walk to local North Railway Station in 5-8min. There you can take a train to Badaling in around 80min, at a cost of CNY6 per person. After visiting Badaling, find bus no. 879 nearby to the Ming Tombs at a cost of CNY10 and the dropping-off stop should be Dingling or Changling.

You can spend 3-4 hours at Badaling and around 2 hours at Ming Tombs.

Thge entrance ticket of Badaling is CNY40 during Nov. to next Mar. and CNY45 during Apr. and Oct. The roundtrip cable car costs CNY60. The combo ticket for Ming Tombs including Changling, Dingling, Zhaoling and Sacred Road costs CNY135.

What subway and train do I have to take to go from Beihai park to Badaling Great Wall

Reply4/26/2015 6:54:10 PMAleardo ,   Brazil

Linda :5/13/2015 4:26:37 AM

Walk around 10min to Xisi Subway Station to take line 4 to Xizhimen. Leave through exit A and you can walk to local North Railway Station in 5-8min. At the rail station, you can take a train to Badaling.

How long does it take from great wall to Ming tomb?

Reply11/22/2014 1:30:08 PMZeeee

Susan :11/23/2014 1:46:53 AM

By bus no. 879, it takes 1-1.5h and I heard the frequency of the bus is around an hour.

Hello,
We would like to know how to get from The Great Wall to Longqing Gorge? How long would it take?
We plan to visit the Great Wall in the morning and then to visit Longqing Gorge in the late noon-evening time.
thanks

Reply1/26/2013 2:10:30 AMYael ,   Israel

Tony :1/26/2013 5:00:03 PM

You may take bus No. 919, get off at Yanqing Nancaiyuan, transfer to Bus No. 920 to Longqing Gorge. It may takes around 4 hours.

Hello,
Me and my gf want to visit the wall near Badaling and go by bus. We found out that we can take busses 919 and 877 leaving from Dashamen Tower (can someone also please explain how to get there from Jishuitan station). However, we cannot find the time table for the busses or how many times an hour they are departing, because of the cold weather this information is very welcome and I hope someone can help us out. Happy new year and best wishes !

Reply1/19/2012 2:53:24 AMThijs

Sue ( New Zealand ) :9/29/2012 8:30:02 PM

Hi Sammy, Many thanks for the advice. I have been trying to find out which bus stops the closest to the wall/cable car as my father is not able to walk long distances. Sounds like Bus 877 is the one!

Thijs :1/20/2012 4:17:41 AM

Hi Sammy,
Thank you so much for your information! best wishes for the upcomming dragon year!

Sammy :1/19/2012 10:47:51 PM

Hi Thijs,
the buses depart from Deshengmen every few minutes between 06:00 and 12:00. a bus will leave the bus station when all the seats are taken.
it takes about 1 hour to reach the Badaling Great wall.
there are many fake bus 877 near Deshengmen, so remember to take the bus at the foot of the Deshengmen Tower.
do not believe any "guide" on the bus who tells you the walk distance is very long and you'd better take a cable car...
the bus 877 stops very close to the entrance of Badaling, so you can just walk to the entrance and buy the tickets.
when you arrive at Jishuitan Station, exi from Exit B, and walk eastward along the Jishuitan West Street for about 400 meters, you will find the Deshengmen Tower.

is it also crowded during chinese new year january 24?

Reply1/15/2012 7:21:18 PMdanny

Rain :1/16/2012 1:40:31 AM

Hi Danny,
i think it will not very crowded, since it is cold, and most Chinese prefer to stay at home with families during festival.

can we easily get a taxi from there? from badaling to downtown, and how much they charge?

Reply1/15/2012 6:36:54 PMbabe

Blaire :1/15/2012 6:59:25 PM

yes, a taxi will be easily to get, and fare is about CNY 300.

thanks for the reply, is there is restaurants and snacks shop available inside badaling and ming tombs? or better to carry drinks and snacks with us?

Reply1/15/2012 6:31:53 PMjiro

Andy :1/15/2012 6:53:27 PM

you'd better to carry snacks and drinks with you.
there are some shops and restaurants, but the prices of goods may be a little higher.

hi, we are planning to visit in badaling great wall and the Ming Tombs this january 22 , is it possible to visit the two places in 1day? how far this place to each other? we are coming from downtown which place is best to visit first?

Reply1/14/2012 12:18:46 AMjiro ,   Japan

Ashley :1/14/2012 6:43:11 PM

yes, it is possible to visit the two places in one day.
you can visit the Badaling Great Wall first, and then take a bus No. 880 from Badaling Great Wall to the second stop, Ming Huang La Xiang Gong stop.

the great wall of chine rocks thank you chinses people lol

Reply8/29/2011 12:21:02 PMclaudia ,   United States

why is the great wall still in great shape?didnt the people back then treat it very roughly?

Reply6/14/2011 6:59:48 AMmikayla ,   United States

Susan :6/14/2011 6:46:36 PM

because it built to be very strong, though damaged seriously.
plus, people did a lot repair and renovation work.

if i go to badaling, how long will i spend there? for the whole day?

Reply11/28/2010 9:01:00 PMTea ,   Canada

Lani :11/29/2010 9:10:00 PM

about 2 - 3 hours

What part of the wall do i find the Juyong Pass

Reply9/12/2009 1:18:00 AMMatthew ,   Australia

BeijingTrip.com :9/12/2009 2:13:00 AM

Juyongguan Pass is another section of Great Wall:
http://www.beijingtrip.com/attractions/greatwall/juyongguan.htm.

great wall, i lov you.

Reply4/20/2009 5:16:00 AMmr lee

hey i went to the wall it was big omg omg omg

Reply3/19/2009 10:50:00 AMbob ,   United States