Badaling great wall Scenic Area enjoys a very convenient transportation from Beijing downtown. Learn more about how to get to Badaling great wall from Beijing downtown by click here. After you have arrived at Badaling Great Wall you will find that this Scenic Area provides many humanized facilities here. If you prefers a easier way to climb up to the great wall, like if you are carrying children or travelling with senior citizens, you could take the cable car or the up to Badaling Great Wall.
The cable car provided by the Badaling Great Wall Scenic Area is very safe, smooth and comfortable. Just like shown in the photograph below, they are fixed on a cableway and runs more stable. The cable car station is located in the rear hill, where is the terminal station of Bus No. 919 and 880. One cable car can take about 5 people for each time. Plus, it will only take you five minutes to get to the top watch tower.
For tourists wish to take the cable cars, we would suggest you to take the cable car up the seventh watch tower of the Badaling great wall, then get off and walk up to the eighth watch tower (which is the highest watch tower of the Badaling section great wall, though there are more than ten watch towers during this section) to experience the nicest scenery section of there. And the walking during the seventh and eighth watch tower is quite smooth and pleasant enough.
Tickets for Badaling Great Wall: 40 CNY in peak season and 35CNY during low season;
Package Tickets for great wall and the cable car both ways: 175 CNY;
Peak Season: from 1st April to 31st October;
Low Season: from 1st November to 31st March.
Ticket Office Opening Time
Peak Season: 6：30 am to 19：00 pm;
Summer Vacation Time(1st July to 31st August): 6：00 am to 19：30pm;
Low Season: 7：30 am to 18：00pm.
Since 15th July, 2017, tourists can book Badaling Great Wall tickets on line in two months advance;
Complaint service number (Badaling Great Wall Scenic Area)：69121235 or 12358;
The prices above are updated to 2017 and they are just for reference, we would suggest you go for official website in the case of seeking authority information.
Take a pulley is less stable but it is more fun compared to taking the cable car. The pulley runs from the parking lot in the front mountain, where is the bus station of the Bus No. 877.
Ticket fare for Badaling great wall pulley car is 100 CNY for both ways per adult. It only takes you less than ten minutes to get to the top.
Seniors tourists and anyone with heart problems should avoid taking the pulley.
The price above is updated to 2017 and only for reference.