Great Wall Trek 

Other dates are available in September and October

Deposit : £ 299.00 - £149.50 using discount code NKF50

Sponsorship : £ 2750.00

“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. Stretching for 6,000km, it zig-zags its way across China, snaking across mountains and through valleys.

Our Great Wall of China Trek is a fantastic charity challenge hiking for five days along this magnificent man-made structure. One of the best in the market, our challenge takes us over watch towers and mountains, through historic battlement stations that are well off the tourist trail – there are many sections during this challenge where we’ll feel the Great Wall is for us only, with no-one else in sight. Rest assured, the Great Wall of China provides a fantastic backdrop to some fantastic trekking.

Exclusive to Global Adventure Challenges, we ‘lend a hand’ repairing a section of the Wall that is currently being reconstructed. We will each place our brick in this newly restored section, ensuring our own place in the Great Wall of China!  Memories to cherish for a lifetime.

The trekking on this charity challenge is hard, due to a number of steps we trek up and down each day – it can sometimes take an hour just to trek 1km! Another highlight of this challenge is to conquer the 1,000 steps up to the wall at Mutianyu – culminating with the ascent of the ‘Heavenly Ladder’. Uniting as one and with exceptional support from when you sign up through to the challenge itself, this trek will not disappoint.

Glowing from our amazing success, we’ll have some free time to explore Beijing’s famous sites such as the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square before celebrating our achievement at dinner.

9 DAY ITINERARY

DAY 1

Depart the UK on an overnight flight to Beijing.

DAY 2

Arrive in Beijing, meet local guides and transfer to hotel. Rest of the day free to acclimatise and refresh after flight.

DAY 3

Warm up trek from Tiapingzhai to Huangyaguan. Trekking time 3 hours.

DAY 4

Trek the remote and stunning Gubeikou section of the Great Wall covering 27 watch towers! Trekking time 7-8 hours.

DAY 5

Trek from Jinshanling to Simatai – another remote section, far from tourist trail. Trekking time 8-9 hours.

DAY 6

Trek Mutianyu section of the Great Wall and conquer the 1,000 steps that make up the ‘Heavenly Ladder’. Trekking time 6-7 hours.

DAY 7

Morning 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 8

Free day in Beijing to explore the sights and sounds of this amazing capital city.

DAY 9

Transfer to Beijing for fight back to UK, arriving same day.
For more details please contact the fundraising office on 01263 722287 or email [email protected]