Mutianyu Great Wall
is one of most famous China Great Wall sections. It 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.
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.
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.
- Ticket fare for Mutianyu great wall:45 CNY for adult per person;
- Mutianyu shuttle bus transfer fare:15 CNY p.p both ways; 10 CNY p.p one way.
- Mutianyu cable car fare:100 CNY perp both ways; half price for children both ways; 80 CNY per adult one way; half price for children.
- Slide rail fare 100 CNY p.p both ways; 80 CNY p.p single way; 60 CNY for children both ways.
The prices above are updated to Dec. 2017, and are just for references, for exact price updated till present please check official scenic website.
Running time of all the transfer facilities at Mutianyu great wall is generally 7:00-18:30 in summer time
and 7:30-17:30 in winter time
Toboggan or Slide Rail
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 or disable is not suggested to take slide rail.
One can boarding the great wall by taking cable car, and then get down by slide rail, so that you can have two kinds of different experience.