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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.

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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China currently has one of the lowest rates of new infections with 11 new daily infections reported yesterday* which makes us optimistic that we will return to life as normal and be able to enjoy our dream holidays soon. *Correct as of 30 November 2020.

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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)

The best times to visit China are in spring (April to May) and autumn, (September to October) when temperatures are warm and humidity low.

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