Wild Great Wall Sunset Photo Tour

Overview:

Type of Tour: Small Group (4 to 8 Pax)
Duration: 10 hours
Attractions: Gubeikou Great Wall, Jinshanling Great Wall
Service: English tour guide, Transfer, Entrance fees, and Lunch
Walking Level: ★★★☆☆
Meeting point: Your Hotel
Meeting time: Around 11 am
Departure: Daily

Highlights:

1. Amazing view of the Great Wall and crowd-free.
2. This small-group tour is limited to 8 people, ensuring a more memorable experience.
3. Enjoy original Great Wall at Gubeikou Great Wall.
4. Beautiful Jinshanling Great wall with the amazing photo opportunity.
5. Take the Great Wall photo by sunset.
6. Delicious lunch in a local Chinese restaurant. (Vegetarian meal option available)
7. Hear entertaining stories and history from an informative guide.

Itinerary:

Our guide will call you the night before the tour to confirm the pickup time. (We may change the start time seasonally)
11:00 am
Drive to the Gubeikou Great Wall (2 hours)
The adventure begins gently at Gubeikou village with a short climb up to a broken tower. Walk eastward and enjoy plenty of photography stops before you reach General Tower. From there you will capture the true nature of Gubeikou Mountain. (1.5 hours)
Lunch in a local restaurant

Drive to Jinshanling Great Wall
1-hour trek the Jinshanling Great Wall to the best photo place.
Enjoy the most beautiful Sunset view from the Great Wall.
Jinshanling Great Wall is 150kms away from downtown Beijing. It is super beautiful and quiet. It is one of the best places for photographers to take Great Wall photos. If it is not on the weekend or holiday, we always the only people on the wall by sunset.

Drive back to your hotel about 8:30 pm

Note: We may switch to visit Jinshanling first and Gubeikou for sunset according to the weather and time.

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Tour price:(All prices publish are in RMB and per person)

Adults Children (age 2-12) Infant (age < 2)
Price 600 550 FREE

Include:
1. Professional English-speaking tour guide.
2. Air-conditioned vehicle
3. Hotel pickup and drop off
4. Gas, toll & parking lot fees.
5. Delicious lunch in a local Chinese restaurant.
6. Unlimited bottles of water.
7. All entrance tickets to the sights listed above.

Not included:
1. Personal costs.
2. Breakfast and Dinner.
3. Gratuity to the guide and driver.
4. Cable car.


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FAQS

How tough is this hike?
This hike is very flexible from 5kms to 10kms. When we get to the Wall, you have free time to enjoy the wall or hike a bit more. It is not tough. Normal sneakers are enough for this hike.

Does the Great Wall we visited full of people?
Both the 2 sections are far away from the City. It is much quiet than Mutianyu and Badaling. Especially when it is not the weekend or Holiday, we were the only group on the wall most of the times.

What time does the tour started and finished?
As the sunset time changed every day, our tour usually starts from 10 am to 11 am. We will back to downtown Beijing 2.5 hours after the Sunset. Usually from 8:30 pm to 10 pm.

Do you always get a great sunset view by the tour?
The weather is always unforeseeable and the air may be polluted. We have some polluted in winter, but it is always good in summer time.

What to take for this hike?
Comfortable shoes or boots is important. We suggest you bring: sunscreen, sunglasses, lip balm, cap. If you need hike poles, please let me know 1 day before the tour.

When does the tour have lunch? Is it ok for vegetarians?
The lunch usually served after the hike around 2 pm. The lunch in summer is always late, as the sunset is after 7:30 pm. Please take some snacks with you. We choose a very nice local restaurant with excellent Chinese food. There are a lot of dishes good for vegetarians.

How many bottles of water do I need to bring?
Unlimited bottles of water are stored in our car/van for you to drink. You need to carry them.

Does the tour happen during the rain or snow?
We only cancel the tour during extreme weather conditions. Otherwise, the tour goes on. Please check the weather report and be prepared.

What is the tipping or gratuities policy?
Tips are always appreciated by our guides but never expected. They should be given if you believe your guide did an outstanding job, and further, if you as an individual want to demonstrate your appreciation for the guide for that job well done. Usually, our clients give 50 to 100RMB per person.

Does this tour go to any shops?
We don’t go to tourist shops, factories, etc. and waste your precious time.