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During a 2 days’ hiking tour, you will explore the the most beautiful and photogenic sections of the Great Wall.

    Destinations: Shanghai- Beijing - Gubeikou - Jinshanling - Jiankou - Mutianyu - Beijing - Shanghai

    This is an unusual hiking route. During a 2 days' hiking tour, you will have a unique Great Wall hiking experience escorted by professional expert guide and driver. The normal hiking speed is about 2.5 kilometers per hour, but can be modified according to your physical condition.

    Brief Itinerary
    Day 1 May 26 Sat. Gubeikou - Jinshanling (D)
    Hike around 9 km from Gubeikou to Jinshanling and return in the afternoon. Enjoy the sunset at the Great Wall.
    Day 2 May 27 Sun. Jiankou - Mutianyu (B/L)
    Hike from the Jiankou to Mutianyu. Approx. 8.5 km You will take the cable car or slidder down from the Mutianyu Great Wall.

    Duration: 2 days
    Tour valid: 26-27/05/2018
    Activities Level: Moderate to difficult
    Hotel Accommodation: The Buck Commune
    Hotel near Jiankou
    Transport: private air-conditioned vehicle
    Meals: 1 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 1 dinner
    CNY 2800 per twin sharing, single surcharge 330
    Size of Group: 6 persons

    - Shanghai-Beijing-Shanghai return high speed train ticket with std. seat
    - Accommodation in a shared half twin or double room at the mentioned hotel
    - 1 hotel breakfast, 1 lunch & 1 dinner at the local restaurant
    - English speaking local hiking guide
    - Mutianyu one way cable car or slide ticket
    - Private transfers as mentioned in itinerary
    - Entrance fees for the mentioned visits

    Day 1 Gubeikou - Jinshanling (D)
    Take a high speed train to Beijing in the early morning, approx. 4.5-5 hours. Meet and greet, drive to Gubeikou. Hike around 9 km from Gubeikou to Jinshanling and back in the afternoon, approx 4 hours. Enjoy the sunset at the Great Wall. Dinner at local restaurant near Gubeikou.
    Gubeikou section is less traveled, raw and unrestored. Jinshanling section is an ideal place for hiking enthusiasts to test themselves against its steep gradients and to enjoy the landscape. It's is only partly restored, it's also less crowded, and it provides a unique view of the Wall, watchtowers and magnificent scenery.
    Day 2 Jiankou - Mutianyu (B/L)
    In the early morning, you will hike from Jiankou to Mutianyu, approx. 8.5 km. After lunch, drive back to Beijing railway station and departure.
    08.30 Hotel pick up, drive to Xizhazi village where the hiking tour begins. Hike from Jiankou to the Mutianyu restored section is about 4-5 hrs, approx. 8.5 km. Built along the rolling ridgeline, the hoary walls and the verdant vegetation set each other off, offering graceful scenery.
    Take a cable car or slide down at the Mutianyu Great Wall.

    Place: Near Jiankou
    Beijing Hotel: Buck Commune
    Information:Simple but clean. All rooms are with the private bath room and toilet available. Breakfast usually is the Chinese style, simple but for hiking it covers your need.
    Location: Next to the Jiankou wild Great Wall.


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