General

The mountainous area surrounding the Great Wall is a rewarding destination for exploring. Enjoy hikes that bring you up close to the dramatic landscape.

Destination China
Cities Beijing
Departure Location Hotel, Beijing
Visits Great Wall, Beijing, Huanghuacheng, Gubeikou
Duration 4 Days / 3 Nights

Tour Schedule

Departs: On Selected Dates - Multi-Day Tour

Guaranteed Departure Applies: As soon as 2 people are booked on this tour.Accommodation is in basic hotels in local villages. This is an active trek. A two day Great Wall Trek option is also available to be booked, please enquire.

NOTE: We regret we do not accept children under 15 years old on this tour.

Itinerary


Day 1: Beijing-Huanghuacheng

Start the day with a drive to the Huanghuacheng Great Wall section. This is known as the only Great Wall section that is submerged in water. Hike the west wing of Huanghuacheng, past several fruit yards and bushes towards the Yaoziyu Village.

Day 2: Huanghuacheng - Gubeikou (B, L)
Today, drive to Xizhaizi Village and start hiking from the foot of the Jiankou Great Wall. Climb to the main tower – Zhengbei Tower. Continue hiking towards the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall. The trail consists primarily of rock steps, but is covered with bushes in some sections. Upon arriving at Mutianyu, you will notice a change in environment. From Mutianyu, transfer to Gubeikou.

Day 3: Gubeikou (B, L)

Hike the Gubeikou section of the wall. Well-preserved and largely unrestored, it retains its original bricks and stones from two separate dynasties.

Day 4: Gubeikou – Beijing (B, L)

Today drive to Jinshanling, the best-preserved section of the wall. Originally built around 1570 during the Ming Dynasty, this section stretches about 10 kilometres long with five main passes and 67 watch towers. Later, transfer back to Beijing where tour arrangements end.

Terms & Conditions

Itinerary and price subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances beyond our control. Please refer to our full terms and conditions available on our brochure or from our website. Active Asia reserves the right to alter the hotels and/or the itinerary if needed due to availability and/or adverse weather conditions.

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