Great Wall at Huanghuacheng, Beijing

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A fusion of human architectural prowess and natural defenses, Great Wall at Huanghuacheng provides a glimpse of the famous structure in a relatively unrestored state, with less tourist traffic than more famous sections. Explore this wild stretch of the wall as it climbs towering mountain hillsides and ridges next to a snaking reservoir, passing through dense forests along the way. You'll enjoy sweeping views over the surrounding countryside, including small villages and neighboring mountain peaks, as you trek across and beside the partially overgrown wall. Keep in mind that much of the wall here has not been restored, so be prepared for some rough stretches, and watch your step. Put Great Wall at Huanghuacheng and other Beijing attractions into our Beijing trip itinerary website , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • I did this as part of an organised hike by Beijing Hikers. There was a group of about a dozen of us, picked up in a small coach at a couple of pick-up points in Beijing. We started the hike in a small...  more »
  • fine driver with great guide this piece of wall is simply through a ezelspaadje to enter and the road up to it I found also very beautiful.
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  • In Beijing's long city, the yellow Huacheng is very distinctive, mainly is the city and water together, also do not need to be particularly afraid. People are still relatively few. . As for the long city, the city of Beijing is nearly as popular as the Fanling, as far as the eight Gundam, is very famous, so many people, the Secretary of the horse Taiwan too far. So choose this is not wrong, not long nor tired, suitable for the summer.
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  • Absolutely phenomenal and breath taking. So quiet, serene, tranquil, peaceful. Hike up will really take away your breath, literally, but it's so worth it. Bring shoes with good traction. We visited at 10am and were the only ones to be seen. This part supposedly hasn't been restored but it is such a megalithic structure still it is so worth seeing. Absolutely incredible. If you have an 8hr + layover to the wall, through PEK airport in Beijing, the latest you can physically leave the airport and have enough time safely to make your next flight is 5hrs. It's a fair drive here and getting back into the airport through security can be chaotic and slow.
  • This is a fantastic spot to see the Great Wall, however bring your sneakers or hiking boots. We had a tour guide take us which made things slightly easier as someone who only knows a little Mandarin. We had to pay a farmer 5 RMB to walk through his property to get to the Wall. It's very steep and not up kept, but the views are completely worth it.
  • If you want to see the pure wall itself with beautiful view, and no people, and you are not afraid from hiking, you should come here. Hiking shoes strongly recommended!!!
  • Not the easiest route but beautiful landscapes. Good shoes for your feet!
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  • Here, you can explore the great wall itself still away from crowds. Parking is guarded. Lightweight but solid shoes, because there are to overcome massive climbs. From the parking lot sand road uphill, climbing by means of installed improvised head on the mural Crown and then ca 2.8-3 km West to the descent. Great hike.
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