At 8am, you will be taken to visit the famous East Qing Tombs.The complex is one of the most elaborate and well-preserved royal tombs in China. Have lunch in a local restaurant. After lunch, we will reach Huangyaguan, from where your hike starts.Huangyaguan is known as a miniature version of the entire Great Wall.The hiking will take 2 1/2-3 hours depending on your pace.Later, we will return back to Huangyaguan Village and check in a local hotel for overnight.
In the morning, we will drive to Panlongshan (Coiling Dragon Mountain), an ideal place to hike the Great Wall for a little bit excitement. After lunch at the mountain foot, we will start hiking uphill. In the afternoon, we will drive to Jinshanling Section. Upon arrival, we will hike up the Great Wall and reach the camp site for overnight.
We will be continuing our hike westward from Jinshanling until we reach the General Tower at Gubeikou. When we arrive at Gubeikou Section, have lunch in a local restaurant. In the afternoon, we will transfer to a small village near the foot of the Huanghuacheng Great Wall. We will spend the night and have dinner with a local family.
This morning, we will say goodbye to the villagers and start hiking towards Xishuiyu. It will be an easy hiking day and great chance to enjoy the views. Have picnic lunch en route. When we arrive at Xishuiyu Village, we will walk through the chestnut jungle and reach the famous Mini West Lake. Set camp here and enjoy a peaceful night.
This morning, we will drive to Jiankou Great Wall, the most rugged and beautiful section that is much loved by adventurers (2-2 1/2 hours depending on the traffic). From Jiankou you will hike towards Mutianyu Great Wall. Have lunch in a local restaurant. The hike will take 4-5 1/2 hours depending on your pace. When you arrive in Mutianyu Section, surprise waits! Here, you will take a toboggan ride down to the meeting point of your private car and driver (*Option: Cable car ride down). You will be taken back to Beijing and end the hiking trip.