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Great Wall Hike

  • Duration
    3 days
  • Tour Type
    Private Tour
  • Tour Style
    Go Beyond
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This Great Wall Hike includes three Sections: Gubeikou, Jinshanling and Simatai. Includes a six hour trek from Gubeikou to Jinshanling with expert Great Wall hiking local guides. Please note: Walking boots and poles are recommended for this hike, underfoot, the pathway is rocky, steep in places and largely unmaintained.

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    X You'll need to be fit and adventurous to participate in these tours as on some days you will be active for most of the day. The terrain may be more challenging and the activities more physically demanding. Download the detailed tour dossier for details of your chosen tour. Learn More
    Long active days. Challenging terrain and activities.
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Tour Highlights

Our Great Wall Hike tour will see you exploring the most iconic sites, delving into deep-rooted culture and dining on delicious cuisine.

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Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1

    Arrive Beijing

    Day 1 Arrive Beijing

    On arrival in Beijing you will be met in the arrivals hall by your local guide and transferred to your Beijing Hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure.

  • Day 2

    Gubeikou to Jinshanling hike

    Day 2 Gubeikou to Jinshanling hike

    This morning, transfer to the Gubeikou section of the Great Wall, less visited than other parts of the Wall. From here, start your hike to the Jinshanling section. You will be walking for 5 to 6 hours over a distance of 10 km. Gubeikou is a rough and wild section of the Great Wall, while Jinshanling is known for its beautiful brickwork and watchtowers. The walk intersects a military base and will take a detour off the wall around the base, stopping at a farmhouse for lunch. After your hike, transfer to Gubei Watertown, where after dinner you can explore the Simatai Great Wall at night. (B,L,D)

  • Day 3

    Gubei Watertown

    Day 3 Gubei Watertown

    Spend the morning discovering the delights of Gubei Watertown which is built in the style of a Chinese ancient town. It surrounds the beautiful Mandarin Duck Lake Reservoir and leans against the Simatai Great Wall. After lunch you will return to Beijing where your arrangements end. (B,L)

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Great Wall Hike map

Places Visited: Beijing (1N) - Gubei Watertown (1N)

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