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Notes About Great Wall Tour:
* Black out dates: 3rd-5th, April, 1st-3rd May, 9th -11th June, 15th-17th September, 1st-7th October.
* Best time to go: Late March to early November.
Serpentine and spanning approximately 21,196 kilometres (13,170 miles) from east and west of China, the Great Wall is often trumpeted as one of the greatest engineering wonders of all of mankind.
And without question at chilling first glance the size of it alone will raise the hair on your neck, it's truly an unforgettable experience. It took over 2000 years of labour to build and many people believe it to be the longest cemetery on Earth, reportedly costing over 1-million lives during its construction.
Each year, over 10-million people visit the Great Wall of China and its most popular section is the Great Wall-Badaling. It is worth noting that this private tour offers a more exclusive and private side of the wall, away from the overcrowded tourist-y side.
The best time to visit for walking and hiking tours are during spring, early summer and autumn - later March, April, May, June, September, October and early November.
And the ideal months for Great Wall camping are late spring, summer and early autumn: May, June, July, August, September and October.
Meals: Chinese Lunch
Your Great Wall tour starts off in the morning at around 8 a.m. where we pick you up at your hotel and escort you to Simatai West.
Feel free to ask your private tour guide questions along your way.
Upon arrival, our hiking tour starts at around 10:30 am and ends at around 1:30 pm.
Just to let your conscious mind and future hungry belly know, a special lunch at a local farmer’s restaurant will be arranged after your hiking tour before returning home.
Ming Great Wall features the Simatai and Jinshanling Great Wall, it is more exclusive and away from touristy crowds. This offers a more interesting and intimate experience when compared to a normal group site in the Badaling and Mutianyu section -- better for photographs.
The section from Simatai West to Jinshanling is considered to one of the best places to enjoy hiking on your Great Wall tour.
As the most popular hiking trip of the Great Wall, you will visit both Simatai and Jinshanling sections within 3 hours.
We'll have to go through a 40-minute step while walking up towards the East-Five-Eye watchtower at Simatai West.
Feel free to take a moment and a few extra breaths before reaching the Wall, the hike is worth it and we're sure you will be amazed by the breathtaking panoramic view.
After reaching the watchtower, we'll take a short break and make time for photos. Thereafter we will walk westward to Jinshanling, and get off the wall at Shalingkou at Jinshanling.
If you feel "froggy" and have enough energy, another option is to walk up another 30 minutes and get off at Zhuanduokou.
Indeed. The Great Wall is astounding. From the unrestored walls to the watch towers to the beacon towers that snake on through the mountain, it's absolutely spine-chilling.
And we offer more than just its impressive view, this Great Wall tour gives you a chance to meet local farmers and make new friends, while trying local home-made food and community activities -- it's a photographer's playground.
After our hike and our local dish, we end your private tour and escort you back to your hotel or drop off point.
For more information about this intimate and original Great Wall tour please contact us.
Historic, Outdoor Activity, Walking Tour, World Heritage Site
Attractions: Jinshanling Great Wall, Simatai Great Wall, The Great Wall of China
Cities visited: Beijing
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Ideal seasons: Winter, Summer, Spring, Autumn
Ideal audiences: Seniors, Singles, Couples, Dating, Family
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Type of transportation: Private Car