This Great Wall of China trek is not only a prime cultural experience for travellers — a great opportunity to see one of the modern wonders of the world — but also a chance to give to a charity through this operator’s fundraising component.

Your tour will begin in Beijing, where you see the Chinese capital’s most famous sights, before heading to a remote section of the Great Wall in Hebei Province. Camping in comfort in exclusive locations, and being hosted by local families, this adventure provides not just a glimpse into the magnificence that is the Great Wall, but also into the everyday life and people of rural China.

Itinerary Highlights

Days 1-2: Explore Beijing at your leisure, getting familiar with China and seeing a bit of the world-famous city.

Day 3: Head to Gubeikou to begin your epic trek

Days 4-7: Trek from Gubeikou to Jinshanling, exploring the 1,200-year-old great wall, before hiking onward to Simatai and Beijing Tower, at the top of Mount Simatai.

Day 8: Return to Beijing for a well-deserved rest before flying home. ​

Booking Info

Huma Challenge

Phone: 888 486 4862

Length / Departs:  8 days, May – Aug 2017

Accommodation:  Hotel, camping

Difficulty: Beginner–Moderate

Price: $2,490 (+$960 charity contribution)

To learn more about this trip or to book it now, click here.

Photo courtesy of Jan Moons/Flickr Creative Commons

This trip is part of our 2017 Global Travel Guide, 81 trips hand-picked by the editors at Outpost. You can buy the issue here

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