Great Wall camping tour in Watch Tower
Destination: Gubeikou – Jinshanling – Simatai
Tour type: private tour
Tour code: BGC-02
Duration: 2 days
Price: From US $152/RMB 990
Features: Great Wall Hiking + Camping in watch tower on the Great Wall
Availability: everyday, but advanced booking is required
|Party Size||Rate (P/P)||Party Size||Rate(P/P)|
|1 persons||none||6 persons||US $ 198 RMB 1290|
|2 persons||US $ 302 RMB 1960||7 persons||US $ 186 RMB 1210|
|3 persons||US $ 275 RMB 1790||8 persons||US $ 182 RMB 1180|
|4 persons||US $ 248 RMB 1610||9 persons||US $ 162 RMB 1050|
|5 persons||US $ 223 RMB 1450||10 & above||US $ 152 RMB 990|
Day 1: Gubeikou to Jinshanling
Hotel/Apartment pick-up by our guide and driver at 8:00 am. 2 – 2.5 hour drive to Gubeikou Great Wall which is the starting point for the 3-4 hour hike. Upon arrival, short break first. You will then be lead by both our guide and local guide to hike from Gubeikou to Jinshanling Great Wall. A picnic lunch on the Great Wall will be offered.
Arrive at Jinshanling in the afternoon. Rest in the village for a while. This is a good opportunity to take photos in and around the village. Dinner will be arranged in a local farmer’s house.
Before sunset, continue to hike eastward for an hour or, then stop at one watch tower where you will stay overnight. Please note you will sleep how the soldiers did during the ancient dynasties, inside the watch tower in a sleeping bag!
Meals included: Lunch + dinner
Watch tower: these are small room-like buildings which stand along the Great Wall. They may have been used as storehouses, with sleeping room for soldiers and for them to watch out for enemies.
Day 2: Jinshanling to Simatai
Enjoy the breathtaking sunrise on the Great Wall followed by a light breakfast. Continue to hike more watch towers towards Simatai (closed) direction, then, hike back to Jinshanling, lunch will be arranged in a 3-star hotel.
After lunch, drive back to your Beijing hotel/apartment. You will arrive at your hotel/apartment before 3:00 pm
Note: Simatai Great Wall closed to public in June, 2010. It said that will reopen in Sep or Oct, if it opens again, we will continue to hike to the end of Simatai, otherwise, the schedule will be like this.
Meals included: Breakfast + Lunch
Air-conditioned private car/van
Private Well-trained English-speaking tour guide
Hiking guide from Gubeikou – Jinshanling
Meals listed above
Tickets of the mentioned Great Walls
One night camping on the Great wall or local farmer’s house (in case of rain)
Camping gear with sleeping bag
Free-bottled mineral water
Cable car of Great Wall
Tips to guide and driver (optional)
Our Guide will accompany you on the wall the entire time.
Hiking gear and shoes are highly recommended
It might be a bit cold in the evening and early morning, warm clothes are recommended to bring some.
In the event of rain, accommodation will be arranged in a local farmer’s house nearby the Great Wall instead of camping.
The camping site is well-selected by Beijing Impression Tour Company in terms of security and sanitary conditions, we have the confidence to accommdate you well.