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trek Great Wall of China

  • Activity:
    treks & walks
  • Distance:
    45km
  • Duration:
    9 days
  • Difficulty:
    moderate
  • Location:
    China, The Great Wall
Available Dates:

May/Sep/Oct '17 & 18

overview

On this 9 day adventure we hike for 5 days along one of the world's most iconic structures - the Great Wall of China! Each day of this challenge we visit and trek along different sections of the Great Wall experiencing the changing landscape and learning about the deep history of each part of the wall - it is a classic adventure - and one to tick off the bucket list!

Our adventure takes us from the 'Wild Wall' at Guibeko with its crumbling paths and ruined watchtowers to the restored 'post-card' views of Mutianyu and Badaling where panoramic views stretch to distant misty mountains over peaceful woodland and terraced fields to exposed ridges and majestic peaks. Away from the wall, we also spend a day trekking in the Black Dragon Pool Park, a spectacular nature reserve set in a deep valley with waterfalls, towering cliffs, crystal clear pools and traditional Chinese buildings. As we complete our 45 km trek after 5 days we head back to Beijing for a celebration and some exploring of one of the world's most fascinating cities. 

trip highlights

  • 9 day group adventure with 5 days of trekking and camping
  • Explore the wall’s ancient watchtowers
  • Climb the Heavenly Steps and descend via luge
  • Visit the remote parts of the wall rarely seen by tourists
  • Get a glimpse of traditional rural life in China
  • Trek the ‘Wild Wall’ from Gubekou
  • Visit the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square

what's included in the cost?

  • Fully supported 9 day group challenge
  • UK qualified medic 
  • Full support team, including local guides
  • International flights and air travel taxes
  • Action Challenge trek leader
  • All accommodation, twin share - hotels / lodges
  • All meals with the group; including breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • National Park entrance fees
  • Enjoy a celebratory dinner
  • Pre event support including discounted training weekends

Sign up to this Open Group Challenge and experience a once in a lifetime adventure. If you are a group of 20+ and wish to set up a bespoke trip please get in touch.

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