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Great Wall Hiking - 8 Days

This four days’ walking trip along the Great Wall including the most beautiful sections of the Great Wall around Beijing, including unrestored and less known sections. The breath-taking views are often without another traveller around! China’s Great Wall remains one of humankind’s engineering miracles. It was built or rebuilt in many dynasties since 200 B.C. Besides a much more complete understanding of the Great Wall itself, you will find out sceneries, villages and life around it.

Day 1

Arrival in Beijing,make your own way to starting hotel. Relax before joining welcome meeting, orientation walk and prepare your appetite for the Peking duck welcome dinner.

Meals: Beijing Duck Welcome Dinner

Accommodataions: Comfort Hotel

Activities: Group Meeting

Day 2

Start from the morning to explore the amazing Beijing. Hop on a local bus heading to the world’s largest city square – Tiananmen Square. Walk from the square into the former royal palace of 600 years – Forbidden City. Join in a beautiful taste of Beijing traditional culture in old living quarter.

Meals: Breakast, Lunch

Accommodataions: Comfort Hotel

Activities: Tiananmen Square and Forbidden City Guided Tour, Hutong Cultural Tour

Optional Activities: Lengend of Kungfu Show

Day 3

Leave Beijing and head to one of the most famous sections of the Great Wall, Mutianyu. Start walking all the way towards Jiankou Village. After the walk there’s a short bus ride to the village guesthouse. Enjoy a hands-on learning of dumpling making in the evening.

Meal: Breakfast, Dinner

Accommodations: Village Guesthouse (Basic)

Activities: Mutianyu to Jiankou Great Wall Walking (4.5 hrs), Dumpling Making Exerience

Day 4

Drive to Jinshanling village in the morning, start the day to walk along the beautiful section of Great Walls, then drive to our Gubeikou village for overnight.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodations: Village Guesthouse (Basic)

Activities: Jingshanling Great Wall Hiking (4hrs)

Day 5

Start from the village walk along the more original section of Great Wall, Panlong Shan Great Wall. Return to Gubeikou village aroun noon for lunch. Learn and practice some moves from your journey tour leader in the afternoon.

Day 6

Today we head out in the mornig for a less-know section of Great Wall, Wohuling Section. Walk along the mountain path to the great wall and go up to the highest piont, enjoy the beautiful mountains with Great Wall winding on top of them before heading back to the village. Take a Chinese History Class before dinner.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodations: Village Guesthouse (Basic)

Activities: Wohuling Great Wall Walk (3.5 hrs), Chinese History Class

Day 7

Drive back to Beijing, enjoy a free afternoon to explore more of the city or just relax before delicious farewell dinner.

Meals: Breakfast, Farewell Dinner

Accommodations: Comfort Hotel

Optional Activities: Beijing Acrobat Performance

Day 8

Depart anytime for onward travelling.


  • Welcome Peking duck dinner
  • Tiananmen Square & Forbidden city
  • Hutong Culture Tour (rickshaw riding, lunch, paper cutting class and family visit)
  • Great Wall - Mutianyu, Jingshanling, Wohuling, Gubeikou
  • Chinese History Lesson
  • Taiji Lesson
  • All transportation between included activities.
  • Farewell Dinner
  • Knowledgeable and passionate tour leader.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there hot water in the village guesthouse?

All village guesthouses along the Great Wall are relatively basic. There’s hot water in each stop yet limited to rural conditions it’s not as stable as in regular hotels.

You can send your enquiry via the form below.

Great Wall Hiking
From $ 1,499.00
per Adult

Trip Facts

  • Max 16
  • 8 days
  • Active
  • Beijing, Great Wall
  • 3.5 Out of 5
  • 16+
  • Journeys

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