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The Great Wall of Gubeikou

Gubeikou Town, Beijing 101508, China
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Gubeikou Town, Beijing 101508, China
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the more interesting section of the wall. Would love to visit the entire length if staying longer.

Thank happybooks303
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the more challenging sections as it's falling down in several parts, overgrown in others, and with nothing in the way of side walls and spiky foliage on the surface, it's often a test for those with a fear of heights. Despite that, the...More

Thank Viatori-lasso
Reviewed 5 November 2017

We decided to see the great wall of China from Gubeikou to Jinshanling using the Lonely Planet book as our guide. We followed some of their advise and also found a Trip Advisor article. However, we felt like we definitely would’ve done things differently if...More

1  Thank Coloradotraveler88
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

We left Beijing pretty early and took a couple of busses to get to Gubeikou. We want to do both the dragon section and crouching tiger but only had time for one. Chose crouching tiger because of how tall it was and we were not...More

Thank Emma L
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Walked the crouching tiger trail, superb views, hard work but worth it. Weather was excellent with not to many tourists.

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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Went with friends in end of August 2017. Took the 980 kuai bus from Dongzhimen to Miyun. A nice lady (13241636506) chatted us up during the bus ride and sold as us the taxi ride in her minibus :) Price was 300 back and fourth...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 13 August 2017

This is the second year in a row we did a Downtown Backpackers tour of the Great Wall. This year was different because the part of the wall we saw last year was being repaired. This part was not in great shape but nonetheless gave...More

Thank zilwal
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Very Rural but so worth a visit , I believe there are easier restored parts of the wall closer to Beijing but if you are reasonably fit then this is the place . The climb up to the wall is tough going although the steps...More

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 9 August 2017

My wife and I hiked about 10km of the Great Wall at Gubeikou as part of a guided tour. This part of the wall is very accessible and also relatively empty. The hiking can be a bit steep or tough in one or two places...More

Thank Drbinoche
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

A fantastic experience of unrestored parts of the Great Wall. The Crouching Tiger section is a very steep, difficult walk, but definitely worth the views at the top. This is a very different experience to the wall at Mutianyu.

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Response from shabbirsk | Reviewed this property |
best time early morning just after sunrise if you can make it there .