* If you are looking for breathtaking views with a relatively more affordable walk, then this hike will be right up your alley! Great deal for solo travelers or those who are on budget.
* Catch stunning views and meet NO crowds on great rolling terrain.
* 3-3.5 hours of walking on the Great Wall with a distance of roughly 6 kms.
* Walk from the restored part to the original wide side.
* Camp on the Great Wall at night to experience what the ancient warriors could do.
* Flat rate program in English
* Group size varies from 5 people to 35 people depending on the signups of each day
* Lunch, dinner and breakfast are included.
* Extended hours of hiking available with additional fees
* Last-minute signup is OK, even past the midnight. There is NO deadline.
* Available every day!
We guarantee legal camping inside an anccient watchtower of 642 years old.
Great Wall Adventure Club is the only business authorized by the Great Wall Administration Office to use outdoor camping to global visitors. Some "tour agents" claim that they can do so, but they mean they'll take you to camp somewhere away from the Wall. We don't like that idea. We offer you a geniune camping experienceto "defend" the capital as ancient warriors did in the history.
15% off for the 1st guest and 2nd guest;
20% off for the 3rd guest or after
FOR ENHANCED EXPERIENCE
*Extra 2 hours of hiking at Gubeikou on Day 2: Add $39
*Extra 4.5 extra hours of hiking from Gubeikou to Jinshanling on Day 2: Add $99
Day 1: Hike the Magnificent Jinshanling and West Simatai Great Wall
We will pick you up from your hotel if that is within our free pickup radius (the 2nd Ring Road loop). Otherwise, you may simply take a taxi (cheap) or subway (around 2 to 6 yuan) to meet the Jinshanling hiking group and your guide at Chaoyangmen Subway Station at 7:20 am. The group is usually 20-25 in summer and 10-15 in lower seasons. But only you in the group will continue to camp today. The rest of the group will return to Beijing after the hiking. You will enjoy a private camping.
The Great Wall at Jinshanling is one of the best-preserved components of the Great Wall with numerous initial attributes. The Jinshanling Great Wall was originally constructed from 1368 to 1389 in the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), and also in 1567 and also 1570 restoring of the Wall was generally routed by General Qi Jiguang (1528-1588). Rhymes, as well as tablet works, can be located on the Jinshanling Great Wall left from the time when Qi Jiguang routed the restoring of this area of the Great Wall.
During the lunch time at Jinshanling, our camping support team from our Gubeikou outdoor camping base will meet you in the dining establishment and also move you to Gubeikou where you will certainly loosen up and also have a possibility to enjoy the lovely sunset. Towards night, we will treat you with a country-style supper in our outdoor camping base, a family-owned hostel. Ralaxing a little while, we will walk with you back to the Great Wall and set up your tent. The rest of the night will belong to you with the moon and stars.
Day 2: Watching the Beautiful Sunrise
There's nothing more that I want
Then to touch you
To seek truth
In your eyes
The only thing that I want
Is to be with you
And watch the sunrise
Getting up at regarding 5 remain in the summertime or 6:30 remain in the wintertime, you will certainly fulfill the spectacular sunrise from the Great Wall. Take a great deal of photos and also video clips!
After having english breakfast, our regional assistance team will certainly send you to the bus terminal at Gubei Watertown where you will certainly take the specific bus to Dongzhimen Bus Terminal of Beijing from where you can move to Subway Line 2 to return to your hotel or take Airport Express to catch your next flight.
Thanks so much for a really great trip to China. All of your arrangements worked like clock work. I appreciate the use of the phone and especially the fact that you stayed in close contact with me.
My travels around the world have affirmed for me that people are basically good and caring. All of my guides were outstanding in every way and I would be happy to welcome all of you into my home at any time.
Anna F., Houston, USA
Chaoyangmen Subway Station of Line 2 or 6. Group level of Exit A
This tour does NOT have a deadline of signup. If you sign up at the midnight, you are fine. Simply show up by 7:20 at Chaoyangmen Station and claim your booking with Great Wall Adventure Club to your guide James. James will report to our office about your participation.
Don't want to go back to Beijing so soon? Paying an extra $39, you can walk the Gubeikou section where you have just camped for two hours and return to Beijing at 10 am.
You can also choose to walk from Gubeikou to Jinshanling and take the bus at noon for 4.5 hours. You will walk with a local guide who has assisted you with the camping last night. The fee is $99.
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