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Walk the Great Wall - Explore!

Walk the Great Wall

10 days
4.4
(4)
Start and end in Beijing
Tour Operator:
Explore!
Max group size:
16
Physical rating:
Active
Age range:
14 to 85
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
124951
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Itinerary

Start and end in Beijing! With the Hiking & Trekking tour Walk the Great Wall, you have a 10 days tour package taking you through Beijing, China and 4 other destinations in China. Walk the Great Wall includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Join trip in Beijing
  2. Day 2: Visit Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City
  3. Day 3: Drive to Shanhaiguan where Great Wall reaches the sea
  4. Day 4: Trek on Great Wall to Jiaoshan Pass; drive to Panjiakou
  5. Day 5: Boat trip by the Wall, walk at Luowenyou
  6. Day 6: Visit Eastern Qing Tombs; trek on Wall to Huangyaguan
  7. Day 7: Drive to Gubeikou; beacon tower walk to Jinshanling
  8. Day 8: Trek on Great Wall towards Simatai; return to Jinshanling
  9. Day 9: Return to Beijing; optional visit to Summer Palace
  10. Day 10: Trip ends in Beijing
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Where You'll Stay

Hotel
7 nights
Guesthouse
2 nights

Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.4
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    4.5
  • Guide
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Transport
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Accommodation
    Good
    3.5
  • 4.5
  • A
    · December 23rd, 2019
    The whole trip was amazing! The only thing was that my transfer never showed or there was some complication. Lucky there was another couple at the airport on the same trip and we made our way together.
    Explore! commented on this review
    I'm glad you enjoyed your trip, so sorry about your transfer issues, we'll look in to what happened
    Trip date: April 2019
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    · December 23rd, 2019
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    Explore! commented on this review
    Thanks for your review.
    Trip date: September 2019
    Review collected by Explore!
  • A
    · May 17th, 2019
    An amazing trip, great value for money, with wonderful walks, fantastic views, lovely food and warm, hospitable people. It was everything I was hoping for and more!
    Explore! commented on this review
    Thanks for your wonderful feedback, we're so pleased you enjoyed your adventure
    Trip date: September 2018
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  • A
    · May 17th, 2019
    Please add that there will be climbing and lots of steps involved
    Explore! commented on this review
    Thanks for the feedback, we'll pass that to our product team
    Trip date: April 2018
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10 days
Walk the Great Wall
From Beijing to Beijing
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    As a traveller from USA, Canada you will need an adaptor for types G, I. As a traveller from England you will need an adaptor for types A, B, I. As a traveller from Australia, New Zealand you will need an adaptor for types A, B, G. As a traveller from South Africa you will need an adaptor for types A, B, G, I.

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  • Vaccines
    • These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    • Typhoid - Recommended for China. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Hepatitis A - Recommended for China. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Cholera - Recommended for China. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Tuberculosis - Recommended for China. Ideally 3 months before travel.
    • Hepatitis B - Recommended for China. Ideally 2 months before travel.
    • Rabies - Recommended for China. Ideally 1 month before travel.
    • Yellow fever - Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for China. Ideally 10 days before travel.
    • Japanese B encephalitis - Recommended for China. Ideally 1 month before travel.
    • Tick-borne encephalitis - Recommended for China. Ideally 6 months before travel.
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