Mutianyu Great Wall is one of most famous China Great Wall sections, which attracts numerous tourists every year. Except for climbing Mutianyu by foot, tourists can also take cable car to board the wall to save more energy. And then get down by cable car, toboggan or slide rail in Mutianyu Great Wall.
Cableway in Mutianyu has a total length of 723 meters. And the upper station of it has elevation above sea level of 640 meters. Running speed of cable car is at 3.5 meter/second. Cableway can run up to 58 cars and each car can take six passengers. So it can transfer about 1,800 passengers per hour for one way. System of cable Car is fully automated. It is a comfortable, fast, safe and efficient way to tour in Mutianyu Great Wall. Visitor can take cable car to get to No.14 Watch Tower directly, where you can enjoy the most spectacular view of mutianyu section of the Great Wall.
Mutianyu Great Wall Cable Car Service Company offers very good tourist facilities, such as, escalators, lounge, meeting rooms, VIP lounge, disabled special channel, clean and cozy restaurants and other ancillary services. Waiting room in lower station covers an area of 120 square meters, equipped with tables and chairs for 50 people to rest, provide hot water, charging, small pieces of luggage storage and travel information desk and other services. It is an ideal place for visitors to rest and entertainment.
Meanwhile, the cable car company to offer convenience for the elderly and the disabled to take cable car, there is an elevator taking them up to the lower station of the cable car. The elevator is located in the northeast corner of internal parking lot. It can take eleven persons maximum for one way and get directly to the lower station of the cable car. And there is a disabled access in the upper station as well, which make it easier for elder or disable people to view the Great Wall.
There is a toboggan or slide rail with a total length of 1580 meters in Mutianyu Great Wall. It is another way to get down from the top of Mutianyua Great Wall. A top speed of it can reach 30 km/h. it would be a more interesting experience for tourists for tourists to get down the great wall by this way. But the elder, disable or child is not suggested to take slide rail. One can take slide rail to reach No. 6 Watch Tower. Toboggan is only available for return trip. One can boarding the great wall by taking slide rail, and then get down by toboggan, so that you can have two kinds of different experience.
1. Peak season business hours:
Low season: November 16th - March 15th the following year, 8:00-17:00
Peak season: March 16th - November 15th
Monday to Friday: 7:30-18:00
Saturday and Sunday: 7:30-18:30
2. Cable car business hours:
3. Slide rail business hours:
Monday to Friday: 8:00 - 16:50
Saturday and Sunday: 8:00 - 17:00
The prices above are updated to May 2019, and are just for references, for exact price updated till present please check official scenic website. Visitors experience cable car, toboggan or slide rail in Mutianyu Great Wall tour.