In Beijing Municipality, the Great Wall expands over 630km. Except for about 50km of the Great Wall developed for tourism at scenic spots like Badaling and Simatai, the majority of the wall is still left untouched, making it extraordinarily well-preserved. ChinaHiking will guide you to those most remote and long deserted parts of the Wild Great wall.
The Jiankou to Mutianyu Great Wall is a breathtaking 10-km hike that combines the dramatic features of the Jiankou Great Wall build on steep mountain ridges and cliffs with the best famous The Mutianyu Great Wall. And yes sliding down with the Tobogan is an option on this trip. Detailed information
Hike 8 km on the wild and restored Jinshanling Great Wall and take your perfect sunset pictures from the Jinshanling General Tower. A perfect trip for the hot summer months if you are up for a relax hike on one of the most beautiful Great Wall sections. Detailed information
A fabulous 10km hike on top of the 400 year old Jinshanling Great Wall. We start in the cornfields, climb hills with pine trees, hike past all 67 watchtowers of the Jinshanling Great Wall end with the steepest staircases of the Great Wall just West of Simatai Great Wall. Detailed information
The wild Jiankou Great Wall hike is perfect for the adventurers that love to go off the beaten path. No other people to see on this trip. It will be just you, nature and the crumbled and overgrown Ming Great Wall built on mountain ridges and cliffs.
It' s an 8-km hike with a total ascend of 600 meters so you’ll need a fair bit of energy to make it to the top but you will be rewarded with a unique Great Wall experience Detailed information
A fantastic 10 km off the beaten path Great Wall hike that includes beautiful mountains, flower fields, an ancient village and the magical Yangbian Great Wall. In this trip, you will see the beautiful sceneries of the Great Wall and the nature itself. Detailed information
Hike 8 km on the wild Great Wall and climb the crumbled staircases to the General Tower. With views on Beijing's highest Great Wall watchtower in the north and miles of Great Wall in the south. This is one of the gems that remained unknown to the crowds.....for now at least. Detailed information
Hike 8 km on a recent restored Wild Great Wall section with stunning views on Beijing’s highest Great Wall in the north, miles and miles of the Great Wall in the south and the Chen Castle General Tower in the east. Detailed information
Hike 12 km from the restored Jinshanling Great Wall to the Wild Gubeikou Great Wall. The scenery is stunning, the hike is intense, the photo opportunities are endless... and local food is very good. Detailed information
Climb on and through Great Wall Watchtowers that have conquered time as no other on this 8 km Gubeikou Great Wall hike. With views from the whole Gubeikou Great Wall, the Jinshanling Great Wall and the Simatai Great Wall this trip is a mind blowing Great Wall experience. Detailed information
Jiankou to Mutianyu is breathtaking 10 km hike that combines wild and restored Great Wall. You have to be in good physical condition but you will be rewarded with fantastic scenery. Detailed information
This is a strenuous 20km of the beaten path Great Wall hike. The scenery is really amazing, and so is the section of the Great Wall. It requires a good physical condition to complete this trip. Detailed information
A cool 15km hike past a lake, trough the forrest and over a mountain all the way to the highest Great Wall beacon tower of Beijing. It is a good climb but the views are so rewarding Detailed information
A 10 km hike on the wild and restored part of Huanghuacheng Great Wall. This part of the Great Wall with its village and the lake around it, shows perfectly how the Great Wall looked like in It's glory days. Detailed information
A short but steep hike on the Wild Mutianyu Great Wall. You will have a scenic view of the restored part but we stay away from the crowds and our hiking trails are untouched and overgrown wild Great Wall. Detailed information
A relaxing 8-km hike on the wild Great Wall. Our trail starts and finishes at local orchard and ancient walled town of Snipe Valley. It's a great family trip on top of a Great Wall overgrown with plants and trees. Detailed information
Jiankou to Mutianyu is a breathtaking 10-km hike that combines wild and restored Great Wall. You have to be in good physical condition. You will be rewarded with fantastic scenery and a Great Sunset at the Mutianyu Great Wall. Detailed information
Hike 8km over Beijing's oldest Great Wall to reach the Gubeikou General Tower by sunset. With views over the Gubeikou , Jinshanling and Simatai Great Wall sunset pictures can't get any better. Detailed information
Hike the rarely visited eastern section of the Gubeikou Great Wall and discover the fantastic fairy tower build on the steep cliffs and the seldom seen round tower hidden in the bush of Wohu Mountain Detailed information
This 10 km Great Wall hike starts where the Wild Great Wall cuts trough the Chesnut Orchards of Zhuangdaokou village and curls trough the valley of a national park site with stunning scenery. Detailed information
The Qianzilu Great Wall most remarkable feature is the huge V shape it forms as it follows the shear mountain cliffs. The houses of Quanshui village, build of Great Wall bricks and rocks and the friendly villagers all add to the remarkable character of this 8 km hike. Detailed information
This flat Great Wall trail curls trough the valley of a national park site with stunning scenery. The beautifull Water Great wall is nicely restored, surrounded by impressive mountains and of course lots of water Detailed information
During winter season, From December 1 2018 till then end of Februari 2019, Chinahiking will only be offering private tours.
During the winter time we explore and set up new adventures trails so if you would like to go for a trip be sure to request your private trip at least 2 weeks in advance to be sure we can accommodate you.
Beginning of March 2018 we start again with Great Wall day hikes and multiday Great Wall trekking.
By April we will be ready to pack our back packs again for camping trips on the Wild Great Wall.
Spring and fall are the best times to go for the higher mountains in Yunnan and to climb the summits described in our mountaineering chapter.
You can still reach us on our email address and request trips trough our website. It might take some time for us to replay as we will be out in the nature most of the time but we will check in and replay your requests on a weekly basis.
We wish you a fantastic winter holiday, an merry Christmas and a happy new year and look forward to guiding you in 2019
Fred & Heidi Detailed information
A 10 km hike from a small, quiet farming village at the foot of Cangshan Mountain through terraced fields, tea plantations and along the edge of a dramatic river gorge to a beautiful alpine meadow with hidden waterfalls and stunning views of Erhai Lake at an elevation of 2600 metres above sea level. Detailed information
A 5 day journey trough the worlds deepest river canyon, past the Baishuitai white water terraces , over Haba Snow Mountain to Black Sea Lake. We hike a total of 60 km, stay overnight with locals and pitch our tents at Yunnan's most scenic camping spot. Detailed information
A challenging but very rewarding 2 day high-altitude hike that begins at the base of Cangshan Mountain at 2000m above sea level and takes you far up the mountain to a group of beautiful, pristine alpine ponds located at 3750m. We camp right next to the ponds and enjoy an epic sunset before continuing up the mountain the next morning to the summit at about 4000m. We then hike along the ridge for approximately 10 km before descending the mountain into Dali Old Town. Detailed information
5 days hiking and camel riding from oasis to oasis in the world’s 4th largest desert. Thrilling jeep rides in and out of the desert and nonstop breathtaking views. Hiking over these snow covered mega dunes, past 9 oases and a Tibetan Desert temple will probably be the most surreal experience of your life. Detailed information