The Great Wall of China was originally constructed to keep out nomadic tribes who raided China's northern frontier.
Your trekking challenge starts in Jinshanling with a vigorous trek that
loops along the mountains either side of the Gubeikou Gateway.
Each day you will trek approximately 12kms along the stony path,
twisting and winding its way along the mountains, interspersed with
It is demanding but also very rewarding, particularly on a clear day
when you can look at the vast and beautiful mountain ranges. Your
imagination will take you back several centuries to when the wall was
the frontline defence of Imperial China.
completion of your challenge you will return to Beijing to explore some
of the many attractions of China's capital city: the Forbidden City,
the Temple of Heaven and the Lama Temple.