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Adventure tour
Small group tour

Trip code: GWGA11
Trip length: 9 hours
hiking route: Simatai West and Jinshanling
Meeting time: 08:00
Meeting point: McDonald's at Oriental Kenzo, 48 Dongzhimenwai Dajie. 东直-外大-东方'座麦'劳
Meeting directions: Dongzhimen Station, subway line 2, Exit C. Turn right after getting out of the shopping mall. We will place a Great Wall Hiking logo in front of our van, and our guide will wear a blue Great Wall Hiking T-shirt or jacket.
Finishing time: 17:00
Finishing point: McDonald's at Oriental Kenzo, 48 Dongzhimenwai Dajie. 东直-外大-东方'座麦'劳
Hiking duration: 3 hours
Physical rating: ★★★☆☆

Departure: Tuesday/Thursday/Saturday, March to November

Highlights:
Wild Great Wall at Simatai West
Restored Great Wall at Jinshanling
Lunch at local farmer’s restaurant
Small group of maximum of 8 travelers

Typical Day


Meet you up at 8am and then drive to Simatai West. You will start the hiking around 10:30 am, and it will take about 3 hours to complete the hiking. A lunch at a local farmer’s restaurant will be organized after the hiking before returning your hotel.

This section 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 watch-towers 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.

Age range, type of group


Youth,family,couples,singles,friends

Rates


Departure on Tuesday/Thursday/Saturday from Beijing from March to November

USD122 per adult (13 years above)
USD 85 per kid (6-12 years)

Other Information


Included:
1. air-con vehicle with experienced driver
2. personal English-speaking hiking tour guide
3. entrance fees to Great Wall on the two sections
4. unlimited bottled water; snacks on the Wall; lunch in a local farmer’s restaurant
5. a certificate of completion for hiking on the Great Wall of China

Not included:
1. travel insurance
2. chairlift
3. personal expenses
4. tipping to hiking guide/driver recommended on good service on a 2:1 ratio separately

What to take:
comfortable shoes or boots, water, snacks, sunscreen, sun-glasses, pocket knife, first aid kit, lip balm, cap

Notes:
1. There is no toilet along the path on the Wall. There are toilets at the entrance of Simatai West and Jinshanling. Please prepare before hiking and always carry toilet paper by yourself.
2. Please don’t make any appointment after the trip as the return depending on the traffic between 5-6 pm.
3. You will be followed by local farmers when starting the hike. The farmers will give you help along the way, as a reward they will sell some souvenirs. If you don’t like this, you have to say NO firmly at the beginning (MAYBE LATER does not work in Chinese culture) or just ignore them and not speak a word with them; otherwise they can be persistent and follow you all the way on the Wall.
4. Unlimited bottled waters are stored in our car/van today, and you need a day pack to carry them.
5. We will bring trekking poles in our car/van and please tell your guide if you need one.
6. Travel insurance is optional and is the sole responsibility of travellers. It is encouraged to have coverage of injury or accident.
7. As responsible travelers, we “take nothing but photos, leave nothing but footprint”.



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