This classic hiking route on the Great Wall, covering a distance of 10 km from Jiankou section to Mutianyu section, takes about 5 hours to complete. Challenge the most precipitous Jiankou section of the Great Wall, wild, weathered and primitive. Photographers and hikers love this section, which is also the iconic image of the Great Wall you can see in many photo albums. Mutianyu section of the Great Wall boasts the most beautiful scenery of all the sections. Hiking the whole route is like traveling through time from primitive to modern, presenting three phases of the Great Wall with striking contrast from wild, half-repaired to totally repaired.