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Walk The Great Wall WG

Visiting: China
Tour Duration 10 Days
 

Great Wall Of China Walking Tour

Stretching from the Yellow Sea to the edge of the Gobi Desert, some 4300 kilometres, the magnificent ramparts and watch towers of the Great Wall were built to protect China's northern frontier from raiding Mongol horsemen. For over 2000 years it has zigzagged over the mountains and rivers of China like a fabulous dragon. Our walk concentrates on some of the most interesting and spectacular sections, and gives us an insight into China 'off the beaten track'.

Tour Highlights

  • Beijing - Visit Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City
  • Old Dragons Head - Visit the point where the Great Wall meets the sea
  • Jiaoshan - Walk on spectacular sections of the wall near its eastern end
  • Panjiakou - Take a boat trip where the Wall crosses the water
  • Eastern Qing Tombs - Visit the stunning Imperial Tomb Complex of the Qing Dynasty near Zunhua
  • Jinshanling - Walk on the wall towards Simatai and return to Jinshanling

Itinerary

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  • 1
    Join tour Beijing

  • 2
    Beijing city tour including the Forbidden City

  • 3
    Drive to Shanhaiguan where Great Wall reaches the sea

  • 4
    Trek on Great Wall to Jiaoshan Pass; drive to Panjiakou

  • 5
    Boat trip by the Wall, walk at Luowenyou

  • 6
    Visit Eastern Qing Tombs; trek on Wall to Huangyaguan

  • 7
    Drive to Gubeikou; beacon tower walk to Jinshanling

  • 8
    Trek on Great Wall towards Simatai; return to Jinshanling

  • 9
    Return to Beijing; optional visit to Summer Palace

  • 10
    Tour ends in Beijing

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Included meals 9 0 0
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Transport
Bus, Boat
Accommodation
8 nights Standard Hotel
1 night Simple Hotel
Tour Staff
Driver(s), Explore Tour Leader, Local Guide(s)
Group Size
Generally 10 - 16