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

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    Day 1: Beijing to Gubeikou

    Stop At: The Great Wall of Gubeikou, Gubeikou Town, Beijing 101508 China
    Gubeikou, along with the passes at Shanhaiguan in the east and Juyongguan in the west, was a key strategic target in military campaigns since ancient times. Protecting these three passes was considered vital for keeping Beijing safe from the Mongolian nomads. There was also a fierce battle between Chinese and Japanese in the 2nd World War. The vistas of the sinuous Wall snaking its way over the ridges of the Yanshan Mountain are breathtaking.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Great Wall Inn Gubeikou

    Day 2: Jinshanling to Beijing

    Stop At: Jinshanling Great Wall, Chengde Shi, Luanping County 068250 China
    Jinshanling offers arguably the finest hiking anywhere on the Great Wall. It is extremely photogenic, with over 15 watch-towers, and steep gradients that give constantly changing perspectives and wide, open views. There is fascinating variety in the watchtowers here. Some have two storeys, others three. Some have flat roofs, others rounded and others again are pitched with upturned eaves. This section of the wall is wild, ruined, preserved and original. On a clear day, it is difficult to fail to take good photographs here.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    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...More

    Date of experience: September 2018
    Thank Rachilli7
    Reviewed July 17, 2019

    Great hike on the wall during two days with Peter. Peter has a very good knowledge of the wall and give you a lot of detailed information. The sunrise on the Great wall was fantastic. Everything was well organized.

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank 4florentp
    Reviewed November 17, 2018

    Our guide Robert was exceptional. Very friendly and very supportive of all hikers irrespective of their fitness. We spent most of two days hiking on parts of the wall where we saw very few other people. Much of the wall was quite damaged and overgrown...More

    Date of experience: November 2018
    Thank vbinCBR
    Reviewed October 24, 2018

    We went on a private two day tour with Luis. It was my husband and me with our 1 1/2 year old daughter, which was no problem at all. We could always stop when we needed to and go at our possible pace. Luis was...More

    Date of experience: September 2018
    Thank Svenja S
    Reviewed October 15, 2018

    What an amazing tour. The tour starts with a very difficult Hike up the mountain. Then once you get up to the Great Wall, the walk is much easier. There are still tons of stairs, but it is very manageable. They said the tour is...More

    Date of experience: October 2018
    Thank danny c
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    Response from vbinCBR | Reviewed this property |
    If Great Wall Hiking can't accommodate you, I suggest also trying Beijing Hikers. Both companies are really good.
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