This program is an incredible way to get the best out of your short time in China. In just 4 days you will get to go on the 4 most popular Great Wall hikes. We’ll start out with the trek from Jinshanling to West Simatai, a hike that combines classically restored Great Wall along with its natural and unrestored state. Tonight you’re in for a real treat, as you’ll get to camp inside one of the Great Wall’s watchtowers! Next we’ll hike at Jiankou, the most misterious section of the Great Wall followed by another day's hike from Jiankou to Mutianyu.
Throughout the four-day itinerary, we will send our local guides who are the local residents at the Great Wall. They know the best of the Wall and can guide you with translation apps installed on their phone. This is a great opportunity for you to interact with local Chinese people while saving $$ for this 4-day unforgettable expedition.
" We had an amazing and incredibly memorable time at the Great Wall. Our local host was so kind and accommodating, the food was wonderful, and our driver was friendly and helpful. Thank you so much for this experience. I will highly recommend this company to friends and family.." S. Walker, experienced Nov., 2019.
We designed this new program to offer our guests a full-range day by day hiking and one or two nights of camping by using our professional local teams and guides at the Great Wall rather than using an English-speaking guide. By that, this 4-day trek is generally $100 or more cheaper than other 4-day programs. Find out more by clicking the button below.
Camping on the Wild Wall, which is not known to outsiders but is the most heartwarming and fascinating, is the embodiment of a dream. Looking at the moonlight of the mountains, the stars, imagine, what a rare opportunity. We have a government permit for Great Wall Camping and can make sure you don't lose this experience to remember for a lifetime.
1 person: US$999
2 persons: US$599 pp
3 persons: US$459 pp
4-5 persons: US$389 pp
6-9 persons: US$329 pp
10+ persons: US$259 pp
Early-bird discount (booking 6 months in advance): 10% off
Holiday discounts, seasonal discounts, and other special discounts available
Write us your story of this 4-day trek by detailing your activities day by day. Send to us for a review. We will reward you up to US$100 cash. Contact us to learn more.
* Personal transfers from and to hotel
* Entry fees to the Great Wall
* Four lunches, three dinners and three breakfasts(delivered to your watchtower at no charge)
* The privilege of camping on the Great Wall and exclusive access to the camping watch tower
* All necessary camping gears such as tents & bags
* Quality vehicle, professional driver and English-speaking tour guide
* Free membership card
* A credit of $20 when you reserve the next tour with us
The tour is very interesting though at times somewhat challenging, due to the state of some parts of the wall. The tour can be done by young people with an good physical condition. We had a nice little group of likeminded people so that was great. The wall itself is beautiful and thankfully not overrun by tourists. Our meals were also delicious. All in all this trip was excellent value for money. Thank you very much
Jan Willem Schaper, Netherlands, experienced September 2019
Our hike will start from Simatai, and we will make our way west along the wall into Jinshanling. This is the classic Great Wall that hikers are very thrilled about. wall enthusiasts have done. The Wall runs from deteriorated wild state to the restored in the end to allow hikers to compare the differences between the two wall status.
Tonight, we will camp on the Great Wall in an ancient watchtower.
Meals: B, L, D
Accommodation: Camping on the Wall
Gubeikou is mostly Wild Wall. It was first built during the Northern Qi Dynasty (550-557) and rebuilt in Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). Stretching for about 25 miles (40 kilometers), there are 172 watchtowers, 14 beacon towers, 16 passes, 3 water passes, 3 barbarians, and 6 fortresses along it.
In 1933, Chinese army fought against Japanese invasion troops at Gubeikou. In the four-month-long battles, over 5,000 Japanese soldiers were killed while 9,000 Chinese soldiers died. You can see that Gubeikou is not merely a relic but it remained as a battlefield in modern world.
Meals: B, L, D
Jiankou is the part where the shape of the mountain looks like an arrow, with the collapsed ridge opening as its arrow nock. It is known for its ruggedness and wild beauty, and you will be in awe of the marvelous views it affords. As soon as we reach Jiankou we will see a deserted watchtower that gives you a panoramic view of the entire valley. In the early morning the view is priceless with its morning fog. This is the pinnacle of exotic Great Wall scenery.
Once we descend from the Great Wall we will spend the night at a farmer’s inn.
Meals: B, L, D
Accommodation: Laohe's Inn
From Jiankou we will cross over onto Mutianyu, a section of the Wall that has been largely restored. Although it has gotten a face-lift, it avoids the army of tourists that plague Badaling. Mutianyu offers some breathtaking views of the valley and wall below, and if you look to your right you’ll see a large sign engraved in the side of the mountain encouraging you to “Cherish the teachings of Chairman Mao.” Mutianyu has also become popular for visiting foreign leaders and celebrities.
We will transfer you to the airport from your hotel in Beijing for free. It's our appreciation to you for having chosen us for your lifetime Great Wall experience.
From a farm-to-table lunch to a morning breakfast watchtower delivery, we offer dining experience that reflect the unique ingredients and creativity of every part of the Great Wall we travel. After an active day on the Wall, it's time to see what other great choices are on the menu.
Have a food allergy or restricted diet? Just let us know and we'll make sure there are meal options available to you
Our three-day expedition to the Great Wall covers some of China's most spectacular original Great Wall routes and demonstrates how hard the Great Wall has been built throughout history. Our experienced guides and drivers will bring you an unforgettable holiday that will take you back for a lifetime of three days and two nights with the world's cultural monuments.
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