Level 4 / 380 RMB – A tough Great Wall hike over tricky terrain in a remote area of northwest Beijing, with a lot of ups and downs on the way to the end. Note: this route features steep ascents and descents on loose footing—if you’re not good with heights and balancing, you will not enjoy this hike.
Upcoming hikes and trips
Ready for a great hike? Every week we run hikes and trips to the Great Wall, hills, mountains, forests, and villages around Beijing, with a wide range of hikes that are suitable for casual walkers as well as the super-fit.
Level 3+ / 400 RMB – Hike hill trails to a small village where we'll find a path up to a seldom-visited stretch of Great Wall, and then follow the wall towards the Little West Lake, a reservoir in the hills of Huairou District.
Level 3+ / 450 RMB – Hike hill trails from a tiny and isolated valley village to reach the Great Wall, first following a narrow trail beside the wall and then up on to the Jinshanling Great Wall, a partially-restored stretch with many intact and closely-spaced towers. Some sections slippery and steep.
Level 3+ / 400 RMB – Walk through chestnut orchards to find a dirt trail that climbs up to the unrestored wall; follow the wall through unrestored and restored sections, making a big climb up to a lookout point high on a ridge. If you're not good with heights, there's a short section of this hike you won't like very much!
Level 4+ / 360 RMB – A long ramble through the hills of Huairou District, passing through hills, farmland, and villages on the way to the West Water Valley.
Beijing Hikers operates trips to many places in China – famous scenic areas, as well as those obscure and less well-known. We take care of all the organisation, leaving you free to enjoy the scenery without stress.
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In Brief: New trip! Camp out overnight in the beautiful high-altitude scenery of the Bayinbuluke Grasslands in northwestern Xinjiang; see Silk Road sights, big mountains, and desert while on the road to and from the grasslands. From 16,000 RMB*, all-inclusive.
In Brief: New trip! See the Labrang Monastery, Tibetan Buddhist temples, and super high mountain scenery on this trip to the largely Tibetan remote area of Gansu Province. A similar feel to Tibet, without the hassle of getting the official permit. Trip timed for the new holiday in September. From 8,930 RMB*, all-inclusive.
Find out how we can make it easy for you to take friends, family, students, staff, and co-workers for a day out at the Great Wall and other scenic areas in Beijing.
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Teambuilding and corporate events
Reward the team and show them a good – and healthy! – time out in the countryside. We'll help you choose a hike that suits the fitness level and interest of participants, and we can arrange a giant meal of country-style cooking at one of the many countryside restaurants that we know and love.
Leading the way, since 2001
Beijing Hikers has been leading hikes and trips around Beijing & greater China since 2001. With us, you'll explore interesting and hard to reach places, hassle-free and friendly.
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