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GWH117-Xizhazi Village to Jiankou Beijing Knot 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. 6km
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 most stunning wild Jiankou Great Wall which is off the beaten path;
2. Explore "Beijing Knot" tower where has a pine tree;
3. This section of wall is completely untouched and almost devoid of tourists, allowing for a serene walk;
4. Awesome views for photographers;
5. Home-made Chinese lunch at a nice countryside restaurant;
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’ll start off the hike from a small village in the Jiankou area, following a hillside trail to the Great Wall. About forty minutes’ later we will reach the Wall, which level is about 800 meters above the sea level. From there will follow the wall walking north. In the beginning the walking is easier.

Close to the Beijing-Knot tower, there is a short-but-steep climb on some tricky terrain. On the Beijing Knot tower, you will have a broad view. There is a beautiful old pine tree on the tower and it is the symbol of this tower. Beijing-Knot tower is the spot where three stretches of Great Wall meet up.

We will have enough time to stop and look around or take pictures. And then we will leave the tower, walking back to the Xizhazi village. We will have a lunch at a local farmer’s guest 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. Hiking boots.

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
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2
3
4
5
6
7
   8-10
Cost (per person)
  2000
   1200
850
   750
   650
   600
550
    500
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.

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