Walking the Great Wall of China
China, Discovery, 9 days - from £845 (land only) - from €1,055 (land only) - from $1,480 (land only)
Day 1: Arriving in Beijing we are met by our tour leader. KE Land Only package services begin with a group transfer (2.5 hours) to the Great Wall at Chengde where we check into our hotel.
Day 2: A day of sightseeing in Chende. We visit the Summer Palace, Putuozongcheng temple and Puning Temple. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 3: This morning we transfer (1.5 hrs) to Jinshanling. We walk around 3 hours along the wall and use the East exit from where we can walk to the hotel.
Day 4: It is around 20 minutes walk to reach the next section of the Wall from our hotel. Today we will walk the Wall for around 4 - 5 hours from Jinshanling to Gubeikou from where we transfer to Mutianyu.
Day 5: We will make an early start for a 'sunrise' Wall walk. We have a 10 minute transfer to Bei Erdui Nanjili Village and from here follow the wall to Zhengbeilou Barrack and then to Nangou Village where we descend the wall and return to our hotel. After lunch we tackle our last section from Jiankou to Jiangjunshouguan which will take us around 2 hours. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 6: We drive approximately 3 hours to visit Quing East Tomb and we stay overnight in Jixian City.
Day 7: Today we make the return drive (3 hours) to Beijing. After checking into our hotel we have a sightseeing tour to the Houhai (old town) area and walk through the Hudong with its traditional houses. Overnight at the hotel in Beijing.
Day 8: A full day of sightseeing in Beijing including Tian'anmen Square, Fobbiden City and the Heaven Temple. we spend our last night in Beijing.
Day 9: KE Land Only package services end after breakfast at the hotel. A complimentary group transfer to the airport is provided.