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GWH19-Lianyunling Great Wall and Xiangshuihu Natural Park Hiking
 
 
Meeting Time   8:30am
Trip Length   One Day
Meeting Point   Exit B of Tuanjiehu(团结湖)subway station of line 10
Hiking Distance   Approx. 6km
Hiking Duration   3 hours
Level of Difficulty   Level 2
Number of People   6-20
Price   450RMB
Hiking Date  
Detailed information about this hike
Highlights of this hike:
1. Lianyunling Great Wall and Xiangshuihu Scenic Area visit;
2. Awesome views for photographers; 
3. Fit for family with kids; 
4. Home-made Chinese lunch at a local farmer’s guest house; 
5. No commission shopping stops.

Price and discount:
The cost is 450RMB (about 75 US$) per person. It includes transportation, entrance fees, water, lunch and guides. We give 10% discount for members and kids under 12’s.

Detailed itinerary:
Xiangshuihu Scenic Area is located in Bohai Town, Huairou District, and 78 kilometers from the downtown Beijing. It ranks among Beijing’s first group of Demonstration Base of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Culture Tourism.

The scenic area is located in a valley which the Great Wall builders of the Ming Dynasty had carefully chosen for part of their fortress works. It features the precipitous Moshikou Pass, which is know as "No.1 Wonder of Chinese Great Wall", Longmen Feixue Waterfall, Lianyun Cave, Tuteng Pavilion, the source of Xiangshui Lake with a daily water yield of 25,930 tons, 2-kilometer-long Body Care Canyon with a 1000-meter-long water view composed of over 200 pools and waterfalls, stone carvings of 50 ancient and famous doctors, 100-mu fruit-picking plantation and more than 100 varieties of medical herbs which can be found along the visiting trail.

In the scenic area, the negative oxygen ion content reaches 9,300 per square meters, nearby 100-fold more than the downtown area. The calcium content and magnesium content in the sweet spring water respectively reach 35.7MG/L and 15.4MG/L.

Bad weather plan:
We will email you 2-3 days before the hike to let you know about the weather condition. If there is thunder storm, heavy rain or strong wind it will be dangerous to do the hike on the wild unrestored Great Wall in the mountains. So we will cancel it, change the dates or arrange a hike to the restored section of the Great Wall.

What to bring on this hike?
1. Snacks;
2. Sun protection: hat, sunscreen, sunglasses, long-sleeved shirt;
3. A bottle of sports drink with salt content;
4. Comfortable sport shoes (hiking boots are strongly suggested).

Level 2: Easy Hikes 
These hikes usually involve some easy walking and climbing at a slow pace. They rarely exceed 500 meters in elevation and 6 kilometers in length. The hiking time is about 3 hours and we usually have a picnic or lunch at a local restaurant afterwards.

For whom are Level 2 hikes suitable? 
Children; elderly people; people who just want to do sightseeing and slightly physical outdoor activities.

What is included on this hike? 
1. Air-conditioned vehicle with experienced
 driver;
2. English-speaking hiking tour guide;
3. Entrance fees; 
4. Unlimited bottled water;
5. Chinese home-made lunch.

What is excluded on this hike? 
1. Travel insurance;
2. Cable car, chairlift, toboggan (slide way) or any other additional local facilities;
3. Personal expenses.

Customize this hike and make a private reservation:
In addition to our regular weekly hikes, we also offer private tours. You can customize a private hike for you, your family or your friends exclusively. Just tell us what you want and we will organize a hike for you, with places, guides, transport, food, and accommodation all taken care of. You can make a private reservation 
on the private tour page.

Pricing for a private tour:
Group size
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
   8-10
Cost (per person)
  1800
   1000
800
   700
   660
   550
500
    450
1. A private tour is more flexible. Both extra distance and less distance are available.
2. Discounts are available for larger groups.
3. Prices are quoted in Chinese dollars.

Notes:
1. There are risks involved in outdoor activities. Please read our Risk Acknowledgment and Waiverand inform yourself before participating.

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