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Tour Overview

This tour offers 3 hours’ exciting hiking on the Badaling Great Wall and a bird’s view of Badaling Great Wall by helicopter. It is a completely new experience.

Enjoy the magnificent landscape of the Badaling Great Wall from two different perspectives and gain an insight into its profound culture and history. Take a helicopter ride over the wildlife park to Badaling Great Wall, which allows you to appreciate the grand mountains and rivers, and marvel at the hardship and wisdom of the ancient Chinese people in building the Great Wall.

Highlights of this tour:

1. Have a bird’s eye view of the grand Badaling Great Wall by helicopter.
2. Enjoy a 3-hour hike on the Badaling Great wall to catch charming scenery.
3. Gain an insight into the profound culture and history of the Great Wall from your expert guide.

Our tour guide & driver will pick you up at your hotel in downtown Beijing at 9:00 a.m, then we will drive 1.5 hours to Badaling Section of the Great Wall. (We suggest you have a hearty breakfast at your hotel this morning. Your lunch will be on the Great Wall. Please prepare some portable food like sandwiches and water. Wear comfortable hiking shoes. Don’t forget to bring your passport.

Beijing Great Wall Helicopter Tour
The helicopter flight

As the most original and best-preserved part, Badaling is one of the must-see places for foreign tourists in Beijing. Climbing the Great Wall is a once-in-a-lifetime experience, and the spectacular views from the wall are undeniably irresistible. Upon arrival, your guide will accompany you on an exciting hiking tour and tell you the story of the Badaling Great Wall.

The hike ends in about 3 hours. You will then be driven to Badaling Airport, where you will experience a helicopter flight over the Badaling Great Wall. Experience the captivating beauty of the Great Wall and its scenic surroundings from a panoramic aerial perspective for a duration of 15 minutes. Enjoy a bird’s eye view of the breathtaking landscapes unfolding beneath you.

Beijing Badaling Great Wall View from Helicopter
Badaling Great Wall View from Helicopter

There are two flight routes, you may choose either of them.

Route 1 (15 min): An aerial tour of Badaling Great Wall and Wild Duck Lake (included in this package).

Route 2 (30 min): A more detailed aerial tour of Badaling Great Wall, including Wild Duck Lake, Kangxi Prairie, and Guangting Reservoir.

After the tour, the driver will drive you back to your hotel.


* Requirements for Joining the Helicopter Tour

  1. People are required to have a valid passport.
  2. No heart disease or other serious medical conditions, such as cerebral embolism, or cerebral tumor.
  3. People with respiratory diseases cannot participate, such as emphysema, pulmonary heart disease, etc.
  4. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  5. Not recommended for pregnant women.
  6. People with severe anemia cannot participate.


Tour Price ($=USD)

From $1920 P.P, which is based on a private tour for 3 people. Due to the limited load of the helicopter, an extra fee should be paid if the weight exceeds 100kg.


Price Includes

  • Private air-conditioned vehicle;
  • Pick-up and drop-off service from your hotel in Beijing;
  • Excellent local English-speaking tour guides services as mentioned in the itinerary;
  • Entrance tickets as mentioned in the itinerary;
  • 15-minute helicopter tour (with RMB 2 million insurance coverage);
  • 1 bottle of mineral water per person per day;
  • China Travel Insurance.

Price Excludes

  • Meals;
  • 30-minute helicopter tour;
  • Cable car ticket;
  • Any optional activities inside the attractions;
  • Any item not mentioned in the itinerary;
  • All kinds of gratuities for guides, drivers & others.
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