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7 Days Beijing with 3 days hiking on the Great Wall
Maps and attractions
Tour Code:  BCT-S-7D-BJ
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Attraction:  A 3 days hike on the wall that takes you through selected section of the walls where you get well off the beaten trek and appreciate it ingenious architecture and determined craftsmanship! Then, return to Beijing and covers the much about talked sights!

Detailed tour information:
Detailed itinerary:
    
 DAY 01
Upon arrival, met and drive to Mutianyu Great Wall. Spend the night in the fresh countryside air at the Countryside Hotels, nestled amongst the villages or experience the nostalgia of a former Maharajah Hunting Lodge.
Get ready for the hiking adventure ahead!
 
DAY 02 MUTIANYU / GUBEIKOU
This morning, drive about 3 hours from Mutianyu to Gubeikou (2 hours).
Start our hike on the wall west of Gubeikou with a short visit to the ruined pass (3-4 hours). Head westward over a little hill before a steep hike alongside the wall by rail-lined steps to get to the perilous top. Here, the wall becomes irregular and stops at the hilltop. Return to Gubeikou on through a village path parallel to the wall.
Total hiking time: about 3 to 4 hours.
Spend the night in Longevity Travel Palace (an ancient imperial transit palace)
(B+L+D)
 
DAY 03 GUBEIKOU / JINSHANLING
We begin the hike today on the east bank of the river with a short climb to reach the wall at Hidden Dragon Hill, passing through a little village. The ascent is gradual, as the wall winds through undulating terrain. Come off the wall at a military base into a valley and follow a village path on a hillside parallel to the wall. Get back on the wall at the other side of the military base and the gorgeous landscape of Jingshanling comes into view. Another short hike takes you to the possible campsite or Jinshanling Hotel.
Total hiking time: 5 to 6 hours.
Tonight, you have the option of camping on the wall at Jinshanling or Jinshanling Hotel.
(B+L+D)
 
DAY 04 JINSHANLING / SIMATAI / BEIJING
Continue eastward along the wall from the campsite to Simatai valley, able to see the most densely populated watchtowers and the unique Barrier. You will past 30 towers and some built with different structure and appearances. Hanging precariously onto the Yanshan Mountain, Simatai Great Wall is known for its steepness, ingenuity and uniqueness.
Total hiking time: 4 to 4 ½ hours.
At the end of the trek, drive 3 hours back to Beijing and check into your hotel.
((B+L)
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DAY 05 BEIJING
Start our tour of Beijing with Tian An Men Square which witness some of the most dramatic chapters of China history. From here, we enter the Forbidden City - where the Emperors of China resided for close to 600 years. China¡¯s imperial history unfolds as you explore the huge compound and the various rooms in the palace complex. Our tour also includes the very interesting horologe room. Get a bird view of the Forbidden City on top of the Jingshan park-opposite to the Palace.
In the afternoon, visit Tiantan, the Heavenly Temple where the Emperor performed the most important rituals. Its beautiful architecture is now the symbol of China Tourism. You could choose the Kongfu show or foot message before the welcome dinner in the most famous Duck restaurant named Quan Ju De, which stared its duck business since 1864.
(B+L+D)

DAY 06 BEIJING
Visit best gardening art of China, Summer Palace in the morning and have lunch at the former imperial theatre for Empress Dowager CiXi to watch Peking Opera in the Summer Palace. After lunch, we visit the Hutong area with the rickshaw. Visit the local family and talk with them. Here you could experience the traditional and commom life of Beijing local people. Visit the a famous artist district called 798 (It was a German style factory and became the artists¡¯ studios), make a realx walking, have a cup of drink or choose some studio to look at. You also could go back to the hotel to make Spa and refresh youself. Dinner will be on you own, we could recommand restaurants accroding your requests and provide transportion. (B+L)
DAY 07 BEIJING
Have the morning at leisure in Beijing.
Transfer to the airport for flight.
(B)
Includes& Excludes:
    
TOUR PRICE PER PERSON:
- These prices are based on min two adults traveling together sharing one room
- The prices stated can only be indicative and may be adjusted once we know your date of travel, number in your party and if you have any other specific requirements.
Our Recommended Hotels
Tour Price
Capital Hotel, Novotel Xin Qiao Beijing
$ 1200
Hotel Kapok Mini-suite, Crown Plaza
$ 1600

COST INCLUDES:
- Accommodation on twin sharing basis;
- Meals as stated;
- All tours and transfers in private air-con vehicle with English speaking guide and all entrance fees are included;
- Luggage transfer in between hotels during the 3 days hike 
COST EXCLUDES: 
- Airport taxes, war risk insurance and fuel surcharges;
- Visa;
- Travel insurance;
- Beverages in the restaurants where meals are included
- Gratuities to guide and driver 
- Personal and other expenses such as bar bills and laundry not stated in the itinerary.
    
Tour lenth:  More than 5 days

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