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GWH114-Gubeikou Crouching Tiger Great Wall Hiking
Meeting Time   8am
Trip Length   One day
Meeting Point   Exit B of Tuanjiehu(团结湖)subway station of line 10
Hiking Distance   Approx. 8km
Hiking Duration   3 hours
Level of Difficulty   Level 3+
Number of People   6-20
Price   500RMB
Hiking Date  
Detailed information about this hike
Highlights of this hike:
1. Explore the wild Great Wall which is off the beaten path;
2. Great Challenge for experienced hikers;
3. Awesome views for photographers;
4. Peaceful and tranquil walking on the wall;
5. Home-made Chinese lunch at a local farmer’s guest house;
6. No commission shopping stops.

Price and discount:
The cost is 500RMB (about 80 US$) per person. It includes transportation, entrance fees, water, lunch and guides. We give 10% discount for members and kids under 12’s.

Detailed itinerary:
We will meet in the early morning at 8am and will get to the Gubeikou Crouching Tiger Great Wall at around 10:30am. After a short break we will head out to the Crouching Tiger Great Wall. The Gubeikou Crouching Tiger Great Wall is on the peak of the mountains which looks like two tigers. Located in the western section of the Gubeikou Great Wall, its highest peak measures about 2,181 feet. A watch tower is erected every 492 feet of the wall, overlooking a deep valley or mounted on a strategically important hilltop.

Gubeikou crouching tiger Great Wall is wild, completely untouched and authentic. Its construction rates highly as an architectural achievement and it provides some spectacular photo opportunities. In most cases we are the only ones on the wall, giving you peace and serenity all the way. You will be astonished by the breathtaking mountainous view and the ancient Chinese construction when you get on the last few watch towers. We will walk on the wall for about 3 hours, having enough time to stop and look around or take pictures. You will cherish this unique experience that will overjoy your senses.

After the walking on the wall we will come down the wall along a trail in the mountains. The bus will be waiting for us at the end of the trail. We will have a late lunch at a local farmer’s house after the hike.

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 it will be dangerous to do the hike on the wild unrestored Great Wall in the mountains. So we will cancel it, change the dates or arrange a hike to the restored section of the Great Wall.

What to bring on this hike?
1. Snacks;
2. Sun protection: hat, sunscreen, sunglasses, long-sleeved shirt;
3. A bottle of sports drink with salt content;
4. Comfortable sport shoes (hiking boots are strongly suggested).

Level of difficulty for this hike: Level 3 (Moderate hikes)
The level of these hikes are moderate and suitable for most people. The hiking time is usually 3-4 hours and the hikes usually include some more steep trails. They tend to 6-12 kilometers in length and approximately 500-1000 meters in elevation. However Level 3 hikes aren’t tough and most people can make it without trouble as long as you have a reasonable level of fitness and are in good health.

For whom are Level 3 hikes suitable?
Level 3 hikes are suitable for people who are fit and healthy. It is better to have a bit of prior hiking experiences.

What is included on this hike?
1. Air-conditioned vehicle with experienced driver;
2. English-speaking hiking tour guide;
3. Entrance fees;
4. Unlimited bottled water;
5. Chinese home-made lunch.

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.

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
Cost (per person)
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.

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

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