Great Wall Adventure Club is the only authorized business that is approved by the Great Wall Administration Office to offer camping on the Great Wall to all our customers. We are not like any other Tour guide company. We are unique because 100% of our focus is on the customer. To camp on the Great Wall legally, we pay a fee to the Great Wall Administration Office that allows us access to places no other companies have the authority to do so. Great Wall Adventure Club is not only the perfect guide for your Great Wall hike and camping experience but the ONLY one.
A 2-day Great Wall hikes full of adventure awaits! Along with the visiting Jinshanling, you also get to explore Gubeikou, which is a tourist-free part of the Great Wall that is unrestored. Enjoy a night camping in a watchtower where soldiers once guarded. Wake up to a beautiful Sunrise. On the second day, you'll experience the hike from Huanghuacheng to Xishuiyu, which holds the Great Wall underwater! An incredible journey is waiting for you to explore.
Great trip and great company!
They were very helpful in tailoring the trip to fit our group. My 70 and 75 year old parents and my 10 and 12 year old children were with us. They helped with getting our visas and every email response was prompt and helpful. When we got there it was everything they promised. Airport pick up service and hotel check in and out went smoothly. Our guide Oliver was great! He did all our food ordering and there was plenty of choices for everyone. The hike was challenging but he let us set our own pace. My only "tip" that they did not mention was for the overnight camping on the wall. The location for the camping is not far from the local house and the van so you can take "extra luxuries " if you want. In our case, we brought a bottle of wine and it was very special to be able to watch the sunset while enjoying a glass. Highly recommend this company!
51gretchenb, Lake Wylie, South Carolina
Date of experience: July 2017
At about 9:30 am, our driver will meet you at the hotel. After 2.5 on the road, we will reach the Gubeikou section of the Great Wall and begin our two-day hike.
Gubeikou is one-of-a-kind in its method as it differs in dimension and design. It is a long windy wall, which is high. This site is remarkable, and also you will certainly reach. Take it all in for concerning 10km. The Jinshanling Great Wall Surface, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, has parts of its wall surface brought back about a quarter. The remainder is all unrestored, which gives you a much more individual experience of The Great wall bringing you back in time. We will certainly see the sunset while hiking on the wall.
You will certainly then experience a Chinese style food supper that is prepared locally. After some tasty food, we will certainly sleep overnight in a watchtower on the Great Wall. All camping gears will be supplied as well as cared for, so no need to worry about it. You can, after that, take in your surroundings while having a comfortable rest under the moon and stars.
Meals: Lunch & Dinner in the local restaurants
Bottled Water: Unlimited
Accommodations: Camping at Gubeikou Great Wall with a full set of camping gear (tent, sleeping bag, and mattress)
If you’re not into camping you may stay overnight in a local home inn at the base of the Great Wall. Please let us know in advance and we will be happy to make arrangements
An early wakeup call to watch the sunrise over the Great Wall and then onto Huanghuacheng, Great Wall.
The fantastic countryside of Huanghuacheng Great Wall is covered in a yellow mass of wildflowers in the summer, Also known as the 'Yellow Flower Town' of the Great Wall. This section of the Great Wall has no stone steps or a single smooth walkway, and it provides quite a challenge for its visitors. Another significant feature is the Lake that gives it that extra unique feel to your visit when hiking this beautiful section.
The majority of the Xishuiyu Great Wall is in a decent condition. Some parts have weakened over time and look worn, But it hasn't fallen yet. This area lets you see the real Great Wall and what it is like before restoration. It is a piece of history; not many people get to explore. We will head west and eventually see the location where the Great Wall meets the water and follows a path under the water.
This hike will finish at about 1 or 2 pm. We will have a wonderful lunch before making our way back to Beijing.
Meals: Breakfast & Lunch in the local restaurants
Bottled Water: Unlimited
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