Details

Unique Experiences:

Explore the Great Wall at your own pace – away from the crowds
Get closer to local life spending the night at a local farmers home stay
Bike the quiet an beautiful countryside and meet the local villagers
Or explore another untouched section of the wall next to a lake.

Participants:

Up to 8 travelers may book this trip.

Trip Length: 2 Day(s) 1 Night(s)
Type of Transportation:

Private car/van transportation on day 1, private car/van and bicycle on day 2.

Type of Accommodation:

Local farmer's guesthouse with private bathroom

Physical Rate: 4/5
Included in Price:

Meal: 1 x breakfast; 2 x lunch, 1 x dinner
Accommodation: 1 night in the local farmer’s guesthouse
Transport: Transfer to and from the outskirts according to your choice of budget or comfort, bicycle on day 2
English speaking tour guide: Included from start to finish according to itinerary.

Excluded from Price:

Travel Insurance (Compulsory)
Tips for guide and driver

Entrance ticket of Bird’s Nest and Water Cube

Map

Locations Visited:
Beijing, Great Wall, Bei Gou Village, Beijing
Start City:
Beijing
End City:
Beijing

Itinerary

Day 1: Beijing – Bei Gou Village
Enjoy your breakfast and prepare for your pick-up from your hotel at 09:00 am. You will slowly leave the busy central streets of Beijing behind, heading towards the Northeast and countryside of Beijing. Driving time will be around 1.5 hours before you reach Bei Gou Village from where you will start your hike.

After short refreshments you will start hiking on the not crowded parts of the Great wall for about 4 hours depending on your energy. This section of the wall is untouched and the considered as a paradise of professional photographers.

Later in the afternoon you return to your guesthouse where you can enjoy relaxing time in the courtyard. Or you can choose to help your hostess gather fresh vegetables from the fields and learn to cook Chinese dishes. Enjoy a home-style Chinese dinner with beer, soft drinks and a cup of Great Wall Wine.

Afterwards you will have free time for exploration in the village where you can meet the locals.

Meals: Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Overnight at a local farmer’s guesthouse


Day 2: Bei Gou Village- Beijing

Enjoy breakfast in the morning in the tranquil countryside, followed by your chosen activity (please inform in advance to allow for preparations): Should you go biking the country side or explore more of the Great Wall?

Option #1 – Biking: Go bike riding with your guide through the village and in the countryside. You will explore the area, pass by a river, the village committee offices, a Tibetan Mastiff Breeding Centre, a rainbow trout farming base and in general enjoy the natural scenery and everyday life of the locals. You can make stops upon your request to take pictures. A Chinese lunch will be served in your home stay when back from explorations. You will have time to take a nap or hang around in the village until pick up. On the way back to Beijing you will have will have a short stop at Huanghuacheng Great wall (facade ) which is built beside a beautiful lake.

Option #2 – Hiking:
Go by private vehicle to the Huanghuacheng Great Wall and spend another day in the company of great mountain views, impressive man built structures and a breath-taking lake at the foot of the wall. Transfer back to Beijing city by private vehicle. On the way, you will have a photo stop at 2008 Beijing Olympics Park – to look closer at the Bird’s Nest and Water Cube (exterior views).

The trip ends at your hotel around 18:00 pm.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

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