Huairou Xiangshuihu Great Wall Scenic Resort, Beijing

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A relatively unexplored and newly restored section of the Great Wall, Huairou Xiangshuihu Great Wall Scenic Resort gives you an opportunity to see the engineering marvel at your own leisure. Looking like a hump of a giant dragon, the wall meanders across a range of hills. At the end of a scenic hike--taking you along some steep climbs and past a waterfall--you'll get magnificent views close to the entrance and the ticket booth. While on this solid defensive structure, you can see some of the wall's rostrums, and even Beijing on a clear day. Due to irregularity of public transport and lack of English-language signs, consider taking a cab ride to the location and hiring a guide. For Huairou Xiangshuihu Great Wall Scenic Resort and beyond, use our Beijing sightseeing planner to get the most from your Beijing vacation.
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  • We hiked this portion of The Great Wall with our guide, Dewit. Dewit was knowledgeable and encouraging, which was especially nice due to the challenging route. This portion of the wall is not very lon...  more »
  • This was my second time to the Great Wall, last year I had visited the touristy Mutianyu section, so this time around I looked for a more secluded and Varied Scenery to go to. During my online searche...  more »
  • We ventured this through Xian and very nicely maintained. Entire group enjoyed the trip. The elderly enjoyed the sight from the starting point. The steps are steep (some places more than 18 inches).A ...  more »

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