Having a wonderful Great Wall tour is a must for
your China trip. Want to discover the charm of the Great Wall with Great
Wall Adventure Club? Please see our “Great Wall Hiking” and our “Great
Wall Trekking” tabs to find out how you can get the best Great Wall tour
around with one of our many Great Wall tour packages!
The Great Wall, one of the greatest wonders of the
world, was listed as a World Heritage by UNESCO in 1987. This
distinction greatly enhanced the allure of Great Wall tourism. Just like
a gigantic dragon, the Great Wall winds up and down across deserts,
grasslands, mountains and plateaus, stretching approximately 8,851.8
kilometers (5,500 miles) from east to west of China. With a history of
more than 2000 years, some of the sections are now in ruins or have
disappeared. However, it is still one of the most appealing attractions
all around the world owing to its architectural grandeur and historical
significance. As a testament to the ingenuity of mankind, the Great Wall
has become one of the most popular tourist attractions around the world,
and the Great Wall hiking and Great Wall traveling is the signature
attraction in all of China.
The following categories are some of our most
popular Great Wall tour packages:
to Simatai Great Wall Hiking:
Preserved in a good state of its original features
with many diverse watch towers, the 10 kilometers Great Wall from
Jinshanling section to Simatai section wanders and fluctuates against
the mountains for almost 400 years. The majesty and beauty of this
trekking route can only be known until one has been experienced. For
anyone interested in Great Wall hiking or Great Wall travel, this trail
is a must.
[link to tour featuring Jinshanling-Simatai hiking]
Great Wal Hiking:
Mutianyu, never as crowed as the Badaling section
but with the same splendor and elegance, has become the new love of more
and more Great Wall tourists both from home and abroad. This section is
well preserved and much gentler than other parts of wall, so it is good
for the old and the young. With greenery covering up to 90% of the
mountain, Mutianyu gives visitors different views in different seasons.
[link to tours featuring Mutianyu Great Wall]
Huanghuacheng Great Wall Hiking:
First built in North Qi Dynasty and repaired in the
Ming Dynasty, Huangyaguan enjoys a history of more than 1400 years.
Leaning against steep hills in the east and cliffs in the west,
Huangyaguan is considered a miniature of the entire Great Wall.
Great Wall Hiking:
Jiankou, built in the Ming Dynasty, is one of the
most famous wild walls. Constructed on the ridge of dangerous peaks and
broken cliffs, it is famous for its majesty and danger. It is one of the
most favored sections for Great Wall hiking for hikers around the world.
[link to tours featuring Jiankou Great Wall]
and Laologtou Great Wall Hiking
Laolongtou (Old Dragon's Head), Shanhaiguan and
Jiaoshan compose the eastern-most section of the Ming Dynasty Great
Wall. Laolongtou, with one end sinking into the sea, is the eastern
starting point, while Shanhaiguan Pass is considered to be the First
Pass and Jiaoshan Mountian boasts the First Mountain of the Wall.