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Dandelion Hiking, Great Wall Hiking & Camping Private Tour

Address: jianguomen, Beijing 100010, China
Phone Number: 15652200950
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Ranked #17 of 307 Activities in Beijing
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours, Adventure
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Owner description: Great Wall Hiking, camping and cycling for small groups who like off the beaten track traveling.We also organize longer hikes to china's most beautiful mountains, lakes,grasslands, sea's and deserts
Useful Information: Stroller parking, Lockers / storage, Activities for older children

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

My hiking trip to the great wall with Fred and Heidi was one of the best highlights of my stay in China! We went to a part of the wall which is far away from the tourist crowds yet still intact and in its original authentic shape. Walking on top of the Chinese wall through a rugged mountainous terrain is... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

Really enjoyed getting out of the bustle of Beijing. What I liked about this hike firstly, is that they didn't cancel last minute as other companies have done. Secondly, they met at a decent time of day, ie not too early, and at a convenient subway. Well organised, small group and decent mini bus. Good price for a full day... More

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Thanks Heidi and Fred for a great day out from the maddening crowd. I booked a day trip and experienced dream of a life time. Transport, lunch (delicious), professional guides and atmosphere was exceptional. To have a chance to see, exploare and walk along the ancient wall with no other tourists was absolutely magnificent. I only wish I could have... More

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Boca Raton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

This is a once in a lifetime experience. Definitely the best thing I did in Beijing and easily the most memorable part of my time in China so far. Check out more photos, video and my full review of our trip to the Great Wall at Gubeikou with Fred and Heidi on my blog: http://bit.ly/greatwall1

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014 via mobile

Our one day hike on the wall was truely excellent and the highlight of our trip. Fred and Heidi were always contactable and easy to communicate with. The lunch provided was great and suitable for most dietary preferences. Away from the city and usual tourist hotspots, the hike provided us with amazing views of both the mountains and Wall. Our... More

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Excellent choice for those who want to see the real Great Wall, not the crowded and recently renovated Badaling which lacks any spirit of it. We booked a day trip and had an amazing experience: delicious lunch before climbing, breathtaking landscapes and the Wall just for ourselves for few hours, with no one to bother. This is how you really... More

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Eugene, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

It's a two hour bus ride from Beijing, but worth it! Starting with a delicious lunch at a nearby farmhouse. Then a lovely hike on an unrestored section of the Wall during which we saw 8 people!

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Aue, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Amazing and relaxed trip thanks to fred :-). We had enough time to enjoy the wonderful view over the ladscape, no hurry. Fred choosed a non touristique part of the wall, so that we could enjoy it almost on our own

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014 via mobile

We were looking for a getaway with no crowds during the National Holidays. Fred and Heidi always responded promptly to my questions, there was flexibility on their side and ours as plans changed. There was a little confusion as to just which type of overnight we were taking--we were expecting to have to carry camping gear in a pack, but... More

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

After a month of backpacking through China going on the great wall with Heidi was amazing! Not only because of the great connections my friends and I made within our group but also because it was a pure experience. You were one on one with nature and were camping just off the side of the wall. It is definitely an... More

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