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GWH11-Huanghuacheng Yellow Flower Lakeside Great Wall Hiking
 
 
Meeting Time   8am
Trip Length   One Day
Meeting Point   Exit C of Dongsishitiao subway station of line 2
Hiking Distance   Approx. 6km
Hiking Duration   3 hours
Level of Difficulty   Level 3
Number of People   4-15
Price   500RMB
Hiking Date  
Detailed information about this hike
Highlights of this hike:
1. Explore the unique lakeside Great Wall which is off the beaten path;
2. Walk on both restored and unrestored wild Great Wall: an excellent chance for you to compare and contrast what the Wall may have looked like when they were originally finished, and how it looks after about 600 years of exposure to the elements;
3. There are two hiking routes which are for families with kids and very fit hikers;
4. Awesome views for photographers;
5. Home-made Chinese lunch at a local farmer’s guest house;
6. Small group of maximum of 15 travelers. Usually the group has 4-12 travelers;
7. No commission shopping stops.

Price and discount:
The cost is 500RMB (about 80 US$) per person. It includes transportation, entrance fees, water, lunch and guides. We give 10% discount for students, members and kids under 12’s.

Detailed Itinerary:
We will meet at 8:00am and will arrive at the Huanghuacheng Yellow Flower Great Wall at about 10:00am. On this Great Wall hike, we will not only see the ruined "water wall", but also will walk for about 2-3 hours on the well-preserved parts. This section of Wall still retains its original appearance since its construction in Ming Dynasty. But the climb isn’t steep until you get higher up. And in some parts the walking on the Great Wall is very pleasant. We will have lunch at a local farmer’s house after the hike.

Huanghuacheng Yellow Flower Great Wall was built during the Ming Dynasty. The wall was a military fortress defending the capital as well as imperial tomb cluster, the Ming Tombs. This section of the Great Wall is divided by a road and a lake. It makes this section of wall a very unique characteristic, distinguishing appearance from other sections of the Great Wall.

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 we will cancel the hike, change the dates or arrange a tour 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).

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 style 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.

Level of difficulty for this hike: Level 3 (moderate hikes)
Before booking this hike, please read about how difficult this hike is.

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)
2000
1200
850
750
650
600
550
500

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 Waiver and inform yourself before participating.

Other information about this hike:
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