Day by Day Itinerary
Depart the UK on an overnight flight to Beijing.
Arrive in Beijing, meet local guides and transfer to hotel. Rest of the day free to acclimatise and refresh after flight.
Warm up trek from Tiapingzhai to Huangyaguan. Trekking time 3 hours.
Trek the remote and stunning Gubeikou section of the Great Wall covering 27 watch towers! Trekking time 7-8 hours.
Trek from Jinshanling to Simatai – another remote section, far from tourist trail. Trekking time 8-9 hours.
Trek Mutianyu section of the Great Wall and conquer the 1,000 steps that make up the ‘Heavenly Ladder’. Trekking time 6-7 hours.
Morning is spent in Badaling section of the Wall, repairing a watch tower. After lunch, transfer to Juyongguan to continue trekking. Trekking time 7 hours.
Free day in Beijing to explore the sights and sounds of this amazing capital city.
Transfer to Beijing for fight back to UK, arriving same day.