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Great Wall of China Trek

Saturday 28 October 2017
Location
China
Register for 'Great Wall of China Trek'
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ChinaThe China Great Wall Trek  is a fantastic 5 day hike  through watch towers and mountains, through historic battlement stations that are well off the tourist trail!

  

Registration fee: £349

Minimum Sponsorship: £2598 or you can pay the costs yourself and set your own fundraising target!

Date:

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28 Oct 2017 - 5 Nov 2017

For full payment information from Global Adventure Challenges click here.


Itinerary

Day 1 – Depart the UK on an overnight flight to Beijing.

Day 2 – Arrive Beijing, meet local guides and transfer to hotel. Rest of day free to acclimatise and refresh after flight.

Day 3 – Warm up trek from Tiapingzhai to Huangyaguan. Trekking time 3 hours.

Day 4 – Trek the remote and stunning Gubeikou section of the Great Wall covering 27 watch towers! Trekking time 7-8 hours.

Day 5 – Trek from Jinshanling to another remote section, far from tourist trail. Trekking time 8-9 hours.

Day 6 – Trek Mutianyu section of the Great Wall and conquer the 1,000 steps that make up the ‘Heavenly Ladder’. Trekking time 6-7 hours.

Day 7 – Morning is spent in Badaling section of the Wall, repairing a watch tower. After lunch, transfer to Juyongguan to continue trekking. Trekking time 7 hours.

Day 8 – Free day in Beijing to explore the sights and sounds of this amazing capital city.

Day 9 – Transfer to Beijing for fight back to UK, arriving same day.

Find out more

You can find out more about this trip and many others by visiting the Global Adventure Challenges website or by requesting a brochure. If you have any questions you can contact our events team on 0131 243 1453 or email events@alzscot.org.

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