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Adventure Travel to Simatai Great Wall

As one of the most sought-after sights and world heritage sites in China, the Great Wall is well worth adding to your travel list while visiting Beijing. For those who want to experience the ultimate adventure travel in Beijing, the Great Wall at Simatai section is definitely for you!

Simatai Great Wall
Brief Introduction to Simatai
As a most representative part of Great Wall, Simatai Great Wall has long enjoyed a high prestige all over the world. Simatai Great Wall is cut off into two parts by Yuanyang Lake. This lake came into being as a result of two springs, one freezing cold, the other extremely warm. Therefore, when winter comes, the mist will float over the lake which is not frozen at all. The eastern part of Simatai Great Wall zigzags upon knife-cut mountain ridge and within 2.4 miles it climbs up from 295 meters up to 986 meters. Looking from afar, Simatai Great Wall is no less than a giant dragon flying from the lake way up into the sky. Standing upon the Great Wall, looking far into the distance, a wide open view of north China will immediately come into your eyes, the mountains, rivers and the clouds varying in different shapes and sizes.

What to Explore at Simatai
Along this tourist line of Simatai Great Wall, you can also get a glimpse of a series of famous scenic spots, like the legendary Wangjing Tower, Maoyan Tower and Xiannv Tower, as well as the splendid Shoulv Ridge, Ladder of Heaven, Great Wall in the air and various Watch Towers, Block Wall, One-side Wall, Spring of Heaven, Giant Turtle Stone and so on. These splendid and marvelous views are only available at Simatai Great Wall. Climbing up the gentle western part of Simatai Great Wall, you will be filled with lots of fun and shock. While touring around on the wall, you can also get a glimpse of a large amount of ancient structures and decorations. You definitely will be marveled by their delicacy and splendor. These countless incomparable attractions owe a great deal of credits to the unique landforms of Yanshan Range, unrivaled location and the joined efforts of the people from Ming dynasty.

Overall, the adventure experience at Simatai is one of the must-do things for visitors to Beijing!