It is a leisure hiking tour on Huangyaguan Great Wall. A wonderful morning walking on this historical site will bring you a fantastic day. Connecting a Qing East Tomb tour in the afternoon to know more about the ancient China’s story. Visiting these 2 impressive areas on the same day will be long-remembered! But it will be a full day - you will arrive back in Beijing around 7 pm…
► Moderate for all ages hikers
► Suitable for whole family
♦ Hiking Information
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A hiking day tour to Huangyaguan Great Wall will begin from your hotel in Beijing
. After the breakfast in your hotel, you will be transferred to a small village near the Huangyaguan Great Wall
. It is the starting point.
Huangyaguan Great Wall
Hiking eastward along the Huangyaquan Great Wall is easy and enjoyable. After the first hour we will reach a high peak, overlooking the valley and also the Huangyaquan Fortress, far below. The fortress was carefully restored in the 1980’s. From this vantage point, we will be able to see its Baguan pattern, a specially-designed labyrinth designed to confuse and entrap the enemy. We will then walk down to the fortress for a fascinating visit inside.
After lunch near the fortress, we will drive to the Eastern Qing Tombs
where we will spend a good part of the afternoon (2-3 hours) visiting this vast area. The farer distance than Ming Tombs makes this scenic spot less crowded, but no less valuable to visit. We will visit Yuling and Dingdongling, the best of all the tombs there.
When finish this tour, you will be transferred back to Beijing. It will be a little late backing around 7 p.m..