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Ultimate Guide to Visiting the Great Wall of China

by Sudarsan Chakraborty writer

China- The country is famous for its technology and the Great Wall of China that stands among the Seven Wonders of the World. This is the only architecture that can be seen from the moon.

To help you make the most out of your visit to China Wall, here’s an ultimate guide that connects you to the inextricable history of the place. The structural outcome of the architecture took almost a millennium to build.  

Grab your Hike Boots

While you plan your journey make sure you take your hike boots along with you to walk down the stony paths without much hassle. The Great Wall of China is too lengthy thus it is sure that you cannot complete every section of the architecture in a day or so. October and November are the best times to visit because of the slightly cooler weather and autumn colored leaves.

Visit the Balding section of the Great Wall

The balding section of the Great wall is the second most accessible from Beijing and has a cable car. The Great wall Museum is well restored and popular among Chinese Tourists.  There is also wheelchair access for elderly tourists. You can take the help of RS Reisen & Schlafen for your next trip.

 

Mutianyu section of the Great Wall

The Great Wall of China stretches about a distance of 13,000 miles over the mountains, forests, reservoirs, and the deserts.  Access to this section is still very easy and can be covered up in a day only. The best part of this section of the Great wall is that due to its public accessibility, the two sections of the wall id maintained and restored for tourist attraction.

Huanghuacheng Section of Great Wall

If you plan to travel solo or with friends, make sure you have a guide with you who will help you get into the details of the historic architecture. Visiting Huanghuacheng Section of the Great Wall will help in viewing the verdant texture of flowers and spring flowers randomly. Although the best time to visit is the winter months.

Jinshanling section of the Great Wall

Especially for those travelers who cannot take the right decision about what to decide or visit in the wild section of the wall, Jinshanling has a lot to offer them. The place offers a beautiful mixture of both. Ideal for hike lovers, this section of the wall stretches about 6.5 miles, runs along the Jinshanling Mountains containing s 67 watchtowers, five mountain passes, and very few tourists.

Jiankou Great Wall

At Jiankou, you can get to see the rustic mountainous views which create a different feel altogether. This place is a great one for adventure lovers and avid photographers who love to be in close proximity to nature. The steep makes this wall section, quite challenging for hike lovers.

 

Gubeikou Great Wall

At Gubeikou, the main attraction is the nightlife. You can take a ride in the cable car up and walk up to the 3-mile section for about one and a half to about two hours. For the day hikers, Heavenly Ladder and Sky Bridge are extremely narrow and distinct parts of the wall with incredible views of mountains and ridges.

 

Final Words

For those who are avid photographers, they can always have a special tour that is about taking you to the most photogenic spots of the Great Wall. You will be visiting sections in Jiankou, Mutianyu, and Gubeikou. The helicopter ride will also allow you to shoot a bird’s eye view photos of the wall. RS Reisen und Schlafen can help you on your next trip.


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