China’s most iconic sight, the Great Wall of China winds its way through the stark landscapes of north China, roughly tracing the southern edge of Inner Mongolia. In 220 BC Emperor Qin Shi Huang, who united China, began to join together earlier fortifications to create a wall that would keep out marauding hordes from the north. It wasn’t until the Ming dynasty started building between the 14th and 17th centuries that the wall we see today started to take shape.

Stretching from Shanhaiguan on the Bohai Sea to Lop Lake in the Gobi Desert – around 4,000 miles, the wall has long been seen as a symbol of power and strength, but also as a barrier between China and the rest of the world. It was given UNESCO World Heritage Status in 1987. There are many sections of the wall easily accessible from Beijing – whether you want an easy walk and well preserved, or a slightly wilder, snaking-through-the-barren-hills type experience, the Great Wall can only be one of the most exciting, magnificent and unbelievable things you’ll ever see.

Great Wall of China Holidays

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Great Wall Hike Tour

3 days - please call for prices
  • Great Wall Hike
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  • Gubeikou
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A China Adventure Tour

17 days from £3,090pp
  • Great Wall
  • Terracotta Warriors
  • Dujiangyan Pandas
  • Li River Cruise
  • Bustling Shanghai
Wonders of China Tour

16 days from £2,890pp
  • Great Wall
  • Warriors in Xian
  • Yangtze River Cruise
  • Li River and Yangshuo
  • Bustling Shanghai
A China Experience Tour

10 days from £1,790pp
  • Sparking Shanghai
  • Xian's Terracotta Warriors
  • Great Wall of China
  • The Forbidden City
Enchanting China Tour

17 days from £2,890pp
  • Beijing Forbidden City
  • Warriors in Xian
  • Chengdu Pandas
  • Yangtze River Cruise
China: The Big One Tour

28 days from £3,890pp
  • Beijing Forbidden City
  • Warriors in Xian
  • Jade Dragon Snow Mountain
  • Yangtze River Cruise

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