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Great Wall at Huanghuacheng

60 km (37 miles) N of Beijing, Beijing, China
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Located near a lake and a reservoir, this part of the Wall is called Yellow Flower Fortress and is a good place for hiking.Huanghuacheng Section of the Great Wall is a resort with mountains, lakes and theancient Great Wall. There are very few people to be found here, but it is becomingpopular with hikers.There is a lake and a crescent shaped reservoir nearby. And the lake breaks this sectionof the Great Wall into three segments naturally. Part of the wall is under water and becomes submerged at high tide. So the Huanghuacheng Great Wall is nicknamed "Water Great Wall".The scenery here is unique and will surprise you.
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60 km (37 miles) N of Beijing, Beijing, China
60 km (37 miles) N of Beijing, Beijing, China
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Steep sections of wall on either sides of the valley, not for people with mobility issues. There were sections of shallow steps interspersed with very deep steps (not great coming down). Great views from high up on the wall. On the day we visited there...More

1  Thank DianaBKent
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This part of the Great Wall is not fully restored. As such, there are cable cars to get to the top. Our guide brought us to this inn and paid the guy some money to use his pathway to get to a tower. The path...More

Thank Jwpgoh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not another soul to be seen. We hiked up to the highest peak from the river in a 3hr return trip. This included many stops for pics of this amazing place. Yes it was cold, but dressed appropriately this was a truly memorable experience. This...More

2  Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ok first off this is for people who are quite fit. The Wall in some places is quite well presented and preserved. In others it is not and the are rather steep climbs. All that said it is well worth seeing the size and grandure...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is my all time favorite section of the great wall. You need to hire a driver to get there. It is quite far (1.5-2 hours, depending on traffic). It is not crowded and unlike other sections of the great wall, it has never been...More

1  Thank Vanwilder331
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

We went to the First peak before it headed to an area that was overgrown. It was really cold otherwise we would have climb that section as well. It took us approx 2.5 hours with lots of pics and fighting off the cold winds. It...More

1  Thank Kiwiteen
Reviewed 23 November 2017

A decent distance from Beijing, and lacking in the large tourist numbers as a result, a real bonus. Much of the section is unrestored, and more challenging as a result. There's some fantastic views along the way, and at about 12km, about right for a...More

1  Thank Viatori-lasso
Reviewed 21 November 2017

This was my second trip to the great wall, and it was certainly an enjoyable portion since it is quite a distance from Beijing (over 2 hour drive) but it had very few people. The hiking can be a big strenuous, since this is a...More

Thank Oscar_Retriever
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

My family and I had a fantastic walk on the Great Wall of China today and I would recommend it to anybody visiting Beijing.

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Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

The most wonderful way to see this amazing structure. Booked this trip after reading several reviews on trip advisor and it was the most fantastic tour we have been on. Peter our guide was superb, spoke very good English and had an immense knowledge of...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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7 November 2017|
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Response from Ed_Marquez | Reviewed this property |
You should have no problems doing this, I’m 58 and had no problem claiming it, however I would allow more than one hour
24 April 2017|
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Response from rossanadominic | Reviewed this property |
My husband and I did this hike in September ... we are 58 and 62 year old Canadian. We walk and hike often. This wall is as described by the above comments, not a walk not level, I had to scramble up rocks and steps that... More
Celeste B
28 March 2017|
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Response from Loulou K | Reviewed this property |
Not realy. It's very far from HuangHua Cheng to MuTian Yu, the condition of the wall there is not good, it can take you about 10 hours easily, and the trail is dangerous. It's not recommended.