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HB19- Hike through the Echoing Valley and Autumn Scenery Photography Trip
Meeting Time   8am
Trip Length   One Day
Meeting Point   Exit C of Dongsishitiao subway station
Hiking Distance   Approx. 8km
Hiking Duration   3-4 hours
Level of Difficulty   Level 3
Number of People   4-15
Price   400RMB
Hiking Date  
Detailed information about this hike
Highlights of this hike:
1. Explore a long valley surrounded by mountains. We will walk along a big stream in the valley all the way. The rhythm of running water gives such a s sense of freedom and tranquility;
2. You will see waterfalls, special-shaped rocks, pools and various trees on this hike;
3. In the valley, you will see interesting stone carvings, temples related with Buddhism, Chinese Traditional Culture and Chinese legends;
4. Awesome autumn views for photographers;
5. Have a late lunch at a friendly local farmer’s house;
6. Fit for family with kids;
7. Small group of maximum of 15 travelers. The group usually has 6-12 travelers;
8. No commission shopping stops.

Price and discount:
The cost is 400rmb 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:
The long valley is Located in Huairou district, which is about 70 kilometers from downtown Beijing. There is a big stream abundant with water in the valley. The Forest here is dominated by various trees.

We will walk along this stream with singing of running water all the way. Along the way you will see special-shaped rocks, waterfalls, temples and interesting stone carvings related with Buddhism, Chinese Traditional Culture and Chinese legends.

A Few Interesting Spots:
The Heavenly Ladder: Looking back from the Heavenly Ladder, you may see the winding path among green mountains. While looking forward, you may expect more wonderful sights.

The Rain-Praying Temple: It stands on a huge rock, where people used to pray for rain. Today people living nearby come to burn incenses and offer sacrifices. Your wish may come true if you pray wholeheartedly.

The Plunging Waterfall: The one-hundred-chi-high waterfall has two parts. A spring gallops from steep peaks and heavily falls upon huge granite, splashing on rocks. It presents impressive scenery.

The Divine Pool: The pool is about several meters deep. The waterfall rushes down here, and stream flows from it. It is said that a tortoise lives in its bottom to manage the climate. In ancient times, people come here to pray for rain and got their wishes come true. So it’s called the “Divine Pool”.

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 or change the dates.

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.

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.

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