Type of Tour: Private Tour
Duration: 8 hours
Attractions: Huanghuacheng Great Wall, zhuangdaokou wild Great Wall.
Service: English Tour Guide, Transfer, Entrance Fees, and Lunch
Walking Level: ★★★☆☆
Meeting point: Your Hotel Lobby
Meeting time: 8 am
1. Escape the crowds from Beijing.
2. Hike the fantastic wall for both rebuilt and no-rebuilt.
3. No shopping rules avoid all the scams.
4. Professional hiking tour guide has a lot of stories to share.
5. Flexible for people who don’t like tough walk.
6. Delicious lunch in a local Chinese restaurant. (Vegetarian meal option available)
8:00 am or on your request
Your guide will welcome you at your hotel lobby.
2 hours’ drive to get to huanghuacheng Great Wall.
Hike from Huanghuacheng to Zhuangdaokou (3 hours hike)
The hike will start at a local restaurant called Teng long restaurant. (腾龙饭店)
After a 15 minutes hike, you will get up to the wall from where you can see the huanghuacheng reservoir. You can always see the waterfall down the Great Wall. It is an excellent place for photos.
Then you will be lead to walk uphill to the top of the wall. The altitude of the highest point is about 750 meters high which generally take us 1 hour to get there.
Then you can walk down to zhuangdaokou (撞道口)which is a broken pass at the bottom of the wall.
For people want more adventures, we will give you another 40 minutes to discover no-rebuilt part of the wall.
Then walk out to the village where the driver is waiting for the group.
Lunch in a local restaurant. (The food with vegetarian options)
Drive back to your hotel around 5 pm.
Child Discount (2 to 12 years old): 150RMB
Under 2’s: FREE
1. Professional English-speaking tour guide.
2. Air-conditioned vehicle with a private driver.
3. Gas, toll & parking lot fees.
4. Delicious lunch in a local Chinese restaurant.
5. All entrance tickets to the sights listed above.
1. Personal costs.
2. Breakfast and Dinner.
3. Gratuity to the guide and driver.
How tough is this hike?
This hike is very flexible from 2kms to 6kms. You can walk from the rebuilt section to the no-rebuilt section. Or you can save some steps by letting the driver take you there.
Does the Great Wall we visited full of people?
It is super quiet. But not means it is not good. Lonely Planet highly recommends this section of the wall.
What to take for this hike?
Comfortable shoes or boots is essential. We suggest you bring: sunscreen, sunglasses, lip balm, cap. If you need hike poles, please let me know one day before the tour.
When does the tour have lunch? Is it ok for vegetarians?
The lunch usually served after the hike around 1 pm. We choose a very nice local restaurant with excellent Chinese food. There is a lot of food suitable for vegetarians.
How many bottles of water do I need to bring?
Unlimited bottles of water are stored in our car/van, and 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 trip 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.