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2-day Small group Iconic Great Wall Hiking at Gubeikou&Jinshanling led by farmer provided by Great Wall Hiking

2-day Small group Iconic Great Wall Hiking at Gubeikou&Jinshanling led by farmer

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2 adults
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What you can expect during this experience
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Updated 10/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 10/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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3 stops
Day 1
Beijing to Gubeikou
Day 2
Jinshanling to Beijing
Important Information
Departure Point
Beijing, Beijing
2 days
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • air-con vehicle with experienced driver
  • Lunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Breakfast
  • limited English-speaking local farmer guide,mainly for leading the way instead of history commentary
  • one night twin-shared accommodation at local guesthouse near the Great Wall
  • unlimited bottled water; meals listed in the itinerary (1 breakfast, 2 lunches, 1 dinner)
  • a certificate of completion for hiking on the Great Wall of China
  • Entry/Admission - The Great Wall of Gubeikou
  • Entry/Admission - Jinshanling Great Wall
  • travel insurance
  • cable car, chairlift, toboggan (slideway) or any other additional local facilities
  • personal expenses
  • Foot Massage
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • What to take:
  • comfortable shoes or boots, sunscreen, sun-glasses, first aid kit, lip balm, cap
  • Notes:
  • You will hike the Wall from A to B every day and your belongings will go with the car/van directly to the accommodation, and you need a day pack to carry water, snacks and other stuff.
  • Travel insurance is optional and is the sole responsibility of travellers. It is strongly encouraged to have coverage of injury or accident.
  • There is no toilet along the path on the Wall. There are toilets at the entrance of Gubeikou & Jinshanling, otherwise be prepared to commune with nature. Please prepare before hiking and always carry toilet paper by yourself.
  • Unlimited bottled waters are stored in our car/van every day.
  • We will bring trekking poles in our car/van and please tell your guide if you need one.
  • It’s recommended to prepare some snacks before your departure from Beijing.
  • As responsible travelers, we “take nothing but photos, leave nothing but footprint”.
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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a wandering friend wrote a review Nov 2019
St. Petersburg, Florida202 contributions49 helpful votes
We were able to customize the 2 day itinerary by adding an additional day and it was well worth the money! Commission from the main office was flawless as well as that of the trekking guide. Yashin our guide was incredibly knowledgeable about the history of the wall and local
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2 Helpful votes
sweetviolet wrote a review Sep 2019
2 contributions
My husband, my daughter and I spent two days hiking and camping on and along the Great Wall of the Ming Dynasty with our Guide Peter on the 13th/14th of August 2019. It was one of the highlights of our journey to China . Peter cared for us in such a touching way that it felt
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Date of experience: August 2019
MicB wrote a review Sep 2019
13 contributions3 helpful votes
First time, 2 days, 1 night on the Great Wall. Definitely a re-do with Great Wall Adventure Club. Day 1: Jiankou-Mintanyu-- 8 miles and 140 flights of stairs! #walking poles & hightop hiking boots! Day 2: Gubeikou - Jinshanling-- 5 miles and 200 flights of stairs! The guide
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Date of experience: August 2019
Tom wrote a review Aug 2019
10 contributions
This was an amazing, incredible life experience. The hikes were incredible, (though day 1 was hot and day 2 was wet). The guide, who is also the innkeeper at the Great Wall Inn Gubeikou was friendly, helpful, spoke english and is as sure-footed as a mountain goat! Great Wall
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Date of experience: August 2019
Rachilli7 wrote a review Aug 2019
Denver, Colorado34 contributions29 helpful votes
My wife and I spent two days hiking/camping along the Great Wall and I can't think of a better way to see this great monument. Our guide Yaxin was patient, knowledgeable, and took excellent care of us. I highly, highly recommend booking if you get the chance!!
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Date of experience: September 2018
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About the operator

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By: Great Wall Hiking
Very professional. The three day trek is not difficult
I had booked with this organisation after much research on what is possible for a multi day trek on the Great Wall
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Mish M
Two day Great Wall hike Gubeikou-Jinshanling-Simatai led by expert guide
The adventure of a lifetime! Thanks to good fortune plus meticulous preparation and care by our guide Peter and his
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The Great Wall
To see such a massive structure that still stands the test of time is a marvel to witness in person.
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Great Wall Tour
You can (fairly) easily see the Great Wall closer, cheaper, and less strenuously than on this tour. What made this
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Easy and organised
I went in early November, luckily the weather was still good and in fact it felt quite warm at times. I went solo a
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Phoebe S
A truly memorable way to see the Great Wall!
Our guide was Tao. He is very knowledgeable about Beijing and the Great Wall. The group that I went with was 8 peop
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Excellent way to see the Great Wall
This was an excellent trip and way to see the Great Wall. It was a challenging hike with lots of steep parts going
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Regina Q
Amazing views
Very challenging but we enjoyed every minute of it. If you are fit and like the outdoors, this is for you. We were
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By far the best part of my trip to China
It was an amazing walk in the wall, the tour guide "Danny" had all the information regarding chinese culture and Th
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Great experience
I cannot find the perfect word to describe this amazing experience! Heart, mind, body all activated to live the exp
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Lara v
Jinshanling private hiking tour
My sister and I did the Jinshanling private hiking tour. Peter was our guide and he was very knowledgable. He told
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Can't recommend this company enough!
We did a 3 day private tour with our guide Peter. He was knowledgable, an excellent guide, and a fantastic photogra
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I had a wonderful time on the great wall of china. The guide was really friendly and talked to us about the wall. I
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Simply brilliant
Amazing day - probably our best in China. The walk was beautiful and quiet. Danny was extremely knowledgeable. Spec
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Wow! What a walk along the wall!
I wanted a challenging scenic walk away from the crowds and this tour certainly gave me that. I was picked up from
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Key Details
  • The Great Wall of Gubeikou, Jinshanling Great Wall
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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