Dive into the thousand's history of Beijing with a unique active hiking experience on 5 days Beijing Great Wall hiking tour: witness the most sacred site for worshipping heaven at Temple of Heaven; discover many priceless treasures at mysterious Forbidden City, what is most exciting, explore the enormous man-made wonder - Great Wall on foot, hiking the authentic Jinshanling Great Wall to Simatai!

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Arrive in Beijing. Be met & transferred to your hotel. Explore China's captial city on your own. 

  Suggestions for Your Leisure Time  

  • How about climbing up the Jingshan Hill to have a whole view of Forbidden City from the mountain top. A beautiful scene gradually opens out before you, while watching the sunset of the Forbidden City. 
  • You're also encouraged to idle around in the narrow hutong laneways in Houhai lake area to see the common life of Old Beijingers and find yourself a bar to drink and music.

Guided Beijing tour by public transportation (metro and shared car/taxi) to visit Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, and Temple of Heaven, the most iconic landmarks in Beijing and China, of significant historic importance. 

- The Tian'anmen Square: The largest city square in the world.

- The Forbidden City: The largest imperial palace in China for 24 emperors' reign during the Ming and Qing dynasties with a history of around 600 years.

- The Temple of Heaven: A masterpiece of architecture and landscape design where the ancient emperors used to pray for the God's bless of the whole nation.

Meal: B, L, D

Beijing Forbidden City & Temple of Heaven

Transfer to Gubeikou by private car (around 2hrs) and take a walking tour on the Great Wall. The hike starts from Gubeikou and head to Jinshanling with a small section of the walk is at the foot of the wall. Today's walk takes about 5 hours.

Overnight in a guesthouse in Gubeikou or Gubeikou Water Town. (Camping on the Great Wall is possible according to season you visit. Don't hesitage to advise if you want to try.)

Meal: B, L, D

Jinshanling Great Wall & Gubeikou Water Town

This morning, you continue hiking from Jinshanling towards Simatai, the east part of Jinshanling Great Wall. The hike takes around 4 hours and starts from Jinshanling scenic area, where the wall has been well restored. After around one hour walk, you will be on the wild section of the wall for 2.5hrs till descending to Jinshanling East Entrance with a walk of 30min on steps. Never miss to take awesome photos of the Great Wall! End of the hiking trip and transfer back to Beijing 

Meal: B, L

Hike Jinshanling Great Wall

Leave Beijing. Your guide and driver will pick you up and transfer to airport to head for your next destination. End of your 5 days Beijing Great Wall hiking tour.

Meal: B

Add-on Activity

  • Provided that your departure flight is on the later afternoon, add the visit of Summer Palace this morning. It is China's most remarkble traditional garden with royal characteristics. 

Extend the Tour

Xi'an: the heart of ancient China, served as the capital of 13 ruling dynasties. Add 2-3 days to discover the highlights of Xi'an: Terracotta Army, Ancient City Wall, and Small Wild Goose Pagoda.

Shanghai: the most dynamic cosmopolitan city in China. Add 2-3 days to experience its colonial history and dramatic modernity: the Bund, Yu Garden, Shanghai World Financial Center Tower, and Old French Concession.

Datong: China's capital for three separate dynasties with amazing historical and cultural heritages. Add 3-4 days to visit the spectacular Yungang Grottoes (UNESCO World Heritage) and the interesting Hanging Temple built into a cliff.

What's included

  • Guide

    Private tours escorted by an English-speaking guide.

  • Meals

    Meals specified in itinerary as B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner.

  • Transport

    Private transfers airport/hotel/airport.

  • Accommodation

    Accommodations with daily breakfast.

  • Other

    Domestic flights and trains listed.
    Admission fees.

  • Visa

    Visa arrangement. Please consult the local Chinese Embassy or Consulates-General first for the tourist visa.

  • Other

    Excess luggage charge(the luggage allowance at economy class is 20kg).
    Personal expense.
    Any meals not specified as "B, L or D".
    Gratuities to guides and drivers.

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