Walking the Great Wall

From £859 for 9 days
Trip Overview
Stepping out across the peaceful semi-ruin of a section of the Great Wall is like walking in the footsteps of the past. Far from the tourist crowds we are able to get a great sense of the scale and majesty of this remarkable piece of engineering without rushing through in a big group. We trek along various contrasting sections of the wall, both dilapidated and rebuilt stretches. The old sections have a romantic feel, but the new ones may look odd to people who are used to seeing their ancient monuments in a poor state, though since the wall was constructed over a 2000 year period, the new sections are just a continuation of that process. We will get closer to day-to-day life in rural China before returning to Beijing, a city steeped in history yet plunging headlong into modernity.
Essential Info
Starts: Beijing
Ends: Beijing
Ages: Min 16
Theme: Walking
Trip Code: ETCW
Activity Level:     
Countries visited: China
What's Included

Meals

All breakfasts, 6 lunches and 6 dinners included

Transport

4 nights comfortable hotels, 4 nights basic guest houses, all en suiteAltitude maximum 1050m, average 600m

Accommodation

5 days point-to-point walking with full porterage

Trip Highlights

•   Walk one of the seven wonders of the world

•   See rural life first hand

•   Spend 2 full days in Beijing

Dates & Availability
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End date
Direction
Price GBP
Availability
4th May 2017
12th May 2017
Beijing - Beijing
£859pp 
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Fully Booked
14th May 2017
22nd May 2017
Beijing - Beijing
£879pp 
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3 spaces
21st May 2017
29th May 2017
Beijing - Beijing
£859pp 
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Closed
1st June 2017
9th June 2017
Beijing - Beijing
£899pp 
G
Good
30th July 2017
7th August 2017
Beijing - Beijing
£879pp 
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Good
6th August 2017
14th August 2017
Beijing - Beijing
£879pp 
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Good
13th August 2017
21st August 2017
Beijing - Beijing
£879pp 
Good
3rd September 2017
11th September 2017
Beijing - Beijing
£879pp 
Good
10th September 2017
18th September 2017
Beijing - Beijing
£879pp 
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Good
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Itinerary & Notes
After arriving into Beijing the afternoon is free to relax after the overnight flight. There is a welcome dinner organised for the group allowing us to sample one of the cities most famous dishes: Beijing duck.
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