Gubeikou to Jinshanling Great Wall Hike
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If you are looking to hike, camp, or trek on the Great Wall without crowds, you found the right people.

Off the beaten path hiking is what ChinaHiking is all about, so check out our China Adventure chapter for exhiliarting mountain treks, desert crossings, rafting or horse riding adventures.

Planning a trip far in advance? You can click on the calendar to see our Hiking Agenda for the upcoming year.

Hiking Agenda
2019-2020

Looking for a last minute hike?

Have a look at our upcoming trips

Saturday, Aug 15 2020

An epic 14 km Great Wall trek that covers 2 fantastic sections of the Beijing Great Wall. We hike Wild and overgrown Jiankou Great Wall and stay overnight in a farmhouse with view on the Great Wall. Day two we climb the beautifully restored Huanghuacheng Great Wall to its highest point and see the dramatic Ming Wall dropping into Huanghua lake. Read more.
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Price: 1600¥/265$

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Saturday, Aug 15 2020

An epic 14 km Great Wall trek that covers 2 fantastic sections of the Beijing Great Wall. We hike Wild Jiankou Great Wall and pitch our tents inside a Great Wall watchtower. On the 2nd day we climb the beautifully restored Huanghuacheng Great Wall allowing us views on the Great Ming Great Wall dropping into Huanghua lake. Read more.
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Price: 1600¥/265$

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Sunday, Aug 16 2020

Climb on and through Great Wall Watchtowers that have conquered time as no other on this 8km 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. Unlike others, this is a family friendly hike with never ending photo opportunities. Read more.
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Price: 600¥/ 99$

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Monday, Aug 17 2020

The ultimate 20+ km Great Wall trek combining the long views of the Gubeikou and Jinshanling, the rugged cliffside of Jiankou and a stretch of restored Great Wall at Mutianyu. Read more.
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Price: 1800¥/ 299$

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Monday, Aug 17 2020

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. Read more.
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Price: 600¥/ 99$

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Monday, Aug 17 2020

The ultimate 20+ km Great Wall camping trip combining the long views of the Gubeikou and Jinshanling, with the rugged cliffside of Jiankou and a stretch of restored Great Wall at Mutianyu. Read more.
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Price: 1800¥/ 299$

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Tuesday, Aug 18 2020

Get off the beaten path and Hike 9km on Jiankou Great Wall, passing numerous watchtowers overgrown by flowers and trees. We pitch our tents on the Great Wall or in a watchtower and stargaze around the campfire. Read more.
  • Duration: 1.5 days
  • Price: 1100¥/185$

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Tuesday, Aug 18 2020

Camp inside a watchtower and watch the sun set over Jiankou Great Wall . Hike the restored staircases of the famous Jinshanling Great Wall and take your best picture of Beijing's oldest Great Wall at Gubeikou. This 19 km Great wall camping trip offers you every highlight a Great Wall camping trip can give in 2 full days. Read more.
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Price: 1800¥/299$

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We offer open and private tours!

Open tour

Are you planning far ahead but your favorite trip is not on our schedule at the time you’re coming to China?

Are you an independent traveler that wants to keep the costs as low as possible?

Just let us know your favorite trip and starting date at least 6 weeks in advance and we will add your trip to our hiking agenda.

As soon as we have 6 people joining the trip we are good to go!

Private tour

Private tours are great ways to travel if you have a group of friends, family or colleagues ready to explore nature together.

Also for school trips or company team building activities, a private tour is the way to go.

We have experience guiding groups up to 100 people from international schools and companies.

Let us know your desires and we will customise a trip for you.