The Great Wall Trek

"You have not lived if you have not been to the Great Wall", or so the Chinese saying goes, and it's not surprising why! The Great Wall of China has been voted one of the new seven wonders of the world, as well as being one of the only man made monuments that can be seen from space. Stretching for 6,000km, the Great Wall zig-zags its way across China, snaking across mountains and through valleys.

The China Great Wall Trek is a fantastic 5 day hike along this awesome man made structure. The challenge takes you over watch towers and mountains, through historic battlement stations that are well off the tourist trail.

Dates Various Dates in 2014 and 2015
Costs:  
Registration fee £299
Minimum sponsorship £2,999
Self funding option cost £1,375

Itinerary

Day 1 We depart the UK on our overnight flight to Beijing.
Day 2Arrive Beijing, meet local guides and transfer to hotel. Rest of day free to acclimatise and refresh after flight.
Day 3Warm up trek from Tiapingzhai to Huangyaguan. Trekking time 3 hours.
Day 4Trek the remote and stunning Gubeikou section of the Great Wall covering 27 watch towers! Trekking time 7-8 hours.
Day 5Trek from Jinshanling to Simatai - another remote section, far from tourist trail. Trekking time 8-9 hours.
Day 6Trek Mutinayu section of the Great Wall and conquer the 1,000 steps that make up the 'Heavenly Ladder'. Trekking time 6-7 hours.
Day 7Morning is spent in Badaling section of the Wall, repairing a watch tower. After lunch, transfer to Juyongguan to continue trekking. Trekking time 7 hours.
Day 8Free day in Beijing to explore the sights and sounds of this amazing capital city.
Day 9Transfer to Beijing for fight back to UK, arriving same day.

For complete details of this event, and to register, please visit the Global Adventure Challenges website

If you would like further information, e-mail Holly at challenges@bcrt.org.uk or call us on 0113 258 5934.

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