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GWT42- 4-Day Gubeikou to Jinshanling and Jiankou to Mutianyu Great Wall Hiking & Trekking
 
 
Meeting Time   9am
Trip Length   Four Days
Meeting Point   Exit C of Dongsishitiao subway station of line 2
Hiking Distance   Approx.12km each day
Hiking Duration   About 5 hours each day
Level of Difficulty   Level 4
Number of People   4-15
Price   From 4000RMB
Hiking Date  
Detailed information about this hike
This 4-day Chinese Great Wall hiking & trekking tour will become a special life-time memory---guaranteed!
This tour is designed for keen hikers from all over the world who are adventurous, energetic and enthusiastic about the Chinese ancient Great Wall, Chinese Culture and Nature. This excursion includes different sections of Chinese Great Wall which most tourists never have a chance to see. We will step off the beaten trail to witness the remote, historic and unspoiled Great Wall.

This tour isn’t only about the Great Wall, but also a distinctive historical and ecologically sensitive trip to the corners of rural Beijing. We will visit some villages and local farmers’ houses which are close to the Great Wall, experiencing rural hospitality at its best. You will cherish this unique experience that will overjoy your senses. The three-day Chinese Great Wall hiking and trekking tour will become a special life-time memory---guaranteed!

This 4-day Great Wall hiking tour includes four different sections of the Great Wall:
1. Gubeikou Great Wall;
2. Jinshanling Great Wall;
3. Jiankou Great Wall;
4. Mutianyu Great Wall.

Highlights of this hike:
1. This hike includes four different sections of the Great Wall: Gubeikou Great Wall, Jinshanling Great Wall, Jiankou Great Wall and Mutianyu Great Wall. It offers a great chance for you to witness a wide variety of both architecture and topography, as well as to sample the culture and history;
2. Walk on both restored and unrestored authentic wild Great Wall: an excellent chance for you to compare and contrast what the wall may have looked like when they were originally finished, and how it looks after about 600 years of exposure to the elements;
3. Awesome views for photographers;
4. Great challenge for experienced hikers;
5. Home-made Chinese meals at a local farmer’s guest house;
6. Stay at a local guest house: a great chance for you to know about rural Chinese culture and rural Chinese lifestyle;
7. Camping overnight on the Great Wall is optional;
8. Small group of maximum of 15 travelers. Usually the group has 4-10 travelers;
9. No commission shopping stops.

Price and discount:
The cost is 4000RMB (about 600 US$) per person. It includes transportation, entrance fees, water, meals, accommodations and guides. We give 10% discount for students, members and kids under 12’s.

Detailed itinerary:
Day 1:
1. In the morning we will meet at 9am;
2. After about 2 to 2.5 hours’ driving, we will arrive at Gubeikou Ancient Town;
3. In the morning: We will take a hike on West Gubeikou Great Wall; (about 6 kilometers, 3 hours);
4. Lunch time: We will have a big lunch at a local farmer’s guest house;
5. In the afternoon: After lunch we will go for a hike at East Gubeikou Great Wall; (about 5 kilometers, 2-3 hours’ walking) ;
6. At night we will stay at a local guest house. (Camping on the Chinese Great Wall is optional.)

Day 2:
1. After breakfast we will drive to the Jinshanling Great Wall;
2. In the morning: We will take a hike from at Jinshanling Great Wall; (about 8 kilometers, 4 hours);
3. Lunch time: We will have a late yet big lunch at a local farmer’s guest house;
4. After lunch we will drive to Xizhazi Village;
5. At night we will stay at a local guest house. (Camping on the Chinese Great Wall is optional.)

Day 3:
1. In the morning: After breakfast we will take a loop hike at West Jiankou Great Wall; (about 8 kilometers, 4 hours);
2. Lunch time: We will have a big lunch at a local farmer’s guest house;
3. In the afternoon: After lunch you can either take a relaxing walk in the valley or go for a hike to the Beijing Knot Tower; (about 5 kilometers, 2-3 hours’ walking) ;
4. At night we will stay at a local guest house. (Camping on the Chinese Great Wall is optional.)

Day 4:
1. In the morning: After breakfast we will take a hike from East Jiankou Great Wall to Mutianyu Great Wall; (about 12 kilometers, 4-5 hours);
2. Lunch time: We will have a late yet big lunch at a local farmer’s guest house;
3. After lunch we will drive back to downtown Beijing.

Bad weather plan:
We will email you 2-3 days before the hike to let you know about the weather condition. If there is thunder storm, heavy rain or strong wind we will cancel the hike, change the dates or arrange a tour to the restored section of the Great Wall.

What to bring on this hike?
1. Comfortable hiking boots and a suitable size daypack;
2. Quick-drying dress in summer and windproof dress in autumn, raincoat; warm clothes for the evening, spare socks and underwear;
3. Sun protection: hat, sunscreen, sunglasses;
4. Snacks and energy complement;
5. Toothbrush, small towel;
6. Personal first-aid, mosquito killer;
7. Some medicine for diarrhea and heat stroke.

What is included on this hike?
1. Air-conditioned vehicle with experienced driver;
2. English-speaking hiking tour guides;
3. Entrance fees;
4. Unlimited bottled water;
5. Four days’ meals and three nights’ accommodation; (It doesn’t include the first day’s breakfast and the last day’s dinner.);
6. Camping gears (If you camp on the Great Wall, the camping gears include tents, sleeping bags, moisture-proof sleeping pads, big backpacks.);
7. Experienced local hiking guides in some Great Wall sections.

What is excluded on this hike?
1. Travel insurance;
2. Cable car, chairlift, toboggan (slide way) or any other additional local facilities;
3. Personal expenses.

Level of difficulty for this hike: Level 4 (challenging level)
Before booking this hike, please read about how difficult this hike is.

Customize this hike and make a private reservation:
In addition to our regular weekly hikes, we also offer private tours. You can customize a private hike for you, your family or your friends exclusively. Just tell us what you want and we will organize a hike for you, with places, guides, transport, food, and accommodation all taken care of. You can make a private reservation on the private tour page.

Pricing for a private tour:
Group size
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8-10
Cost (per person)
11000
7000
5500
5000
4500
4300
4100
4000
1. A private tour is more flexible. Both extra distance and less distance are available.
2. Discounts are available for larger groups.
3. Prices are quoted in Chinese dollars.

Notes:
1. There are risks involved in outdoor activities. Please read our Risk Acknowledgment and Waiver and inform yourself before participating.

Other information about this trekking tour:
Reviews of the Great Wall Facts
Great Wall Facts
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