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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  • This was a much quieter compared to Badaling or Muntianyu. There are 2 paths to choose from, either up the unrestored part of the wall, or if you walk the relatively flat path, you will reach the part...  more »
  • Very good) to say that I liked it-nothing to say. Beijing city itself is not very handsome, but his surroundings is something! In particular, the great wall of Oggi the story the celestial not 1 year each time reading about it, dreamed of here! Dreams have come true, property of the Lord! So dream, and one day your dream come true ✨
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  • One part of the wall as we want it... majestic, sometimes healthy, sometimes less, sometimes very steep, sometimes less, but always with a view breathtaking in all directions, to the different walls of sallentours... a sector or there's enough to spend a few days without getting bored! The water tank, even if not the at the creation of the wall brought lots of charm! Not to mention the restaurants near that overlook with a beautiful view and a flat excelents in amazing same clean! We're going with Beijing Hikers and appreciated their approach to organization of the Trek and respect towards the wall.
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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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  • Away from the masses of tourists, to enjoy the landscape and the wall
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