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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
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I had the chance to visit the great wall and I really thought I would be under impressed with it, but it blew me away. You really can't understand it or the scope of it till you get to see it up close. It is...More

Thank Nate080411
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The terrain varies. Steps which are. It restored. Unpaved. Some parts really steep to go up and down. Not for the faint hearted. But great view. Better than the restored Baidaling and Mutianyu where there are so many tourists. Go in the morning. May need...More

Thank Sharon T
Reviewed 5 days ago

Get ready to walk one of the world's longest wall and biggest ancient architecture. This was by far the HIGHLIGHT of my trip. If you go to China and do not visit a segment of the Great Wall you are missing out. A MUST SEE!!!!...More

Thank SLiCkAdventures
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was just back here after my first time 11 years ago. Back then there the locals helped us enter the park, now they have an organized ticket area. We took a bus from Dongzhimen bus station. After entering there is a ticket booth and...More

Thank iristaletta
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fairly straightforward to get to, get a bus from central Beijing (can't remember the numbers but they're in the lonely planet book) then change to another bus in a town north of Beijing, takes around 2.5 hours total with traffic. As in anywhere in china...More

Thank LatvianAlise
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Go early to get there by 9.30 am and you will be ahead of the main crowds ....pretty moderate climbing involved but reasonably safe ...good bus tours available from Beijing .

Thank guy b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Twenty-eight of us went.... not all made it to the top tower. The wall is perched on the mountains and you will go up and up the stairs. Let me make you aware that the stairs or steps are uneven and some are higher than...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Great Wall is fascinating to visit. Make sure you bring a camera because its a great place to take memorable pictures. Do not during the winter months because it's freezing cold. The best time to visit is March to early June and September to...More

Thank Thomas S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely bike out with Bike Beijing. Great, reasonable ride, terrific lunch, and no crowds! See if Francis can take you!

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Reviewed 12 May 2017

The steep inclines, irregular and often deep steps, absence of handholds,and broken stones make this a challenge for inexperienced hikers, but worth the effort for the challenge and stunning views.

1  Thank selno2017
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Hi Alex, I'm visiting this section in a few weeks time some of our group are not too fit and soe (like me want a goodhike) isthis area OK for both?? Cheers Steve
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
Is it possible to walk from Huanghuacheng to Mutianyu? Or would you recommend just driving from one to the other?
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.
Christine H
hi I'm looking for accommodation for two close to the wall. More traditional is ideal. any villages that offer accommodation? thanks Chris
22 February 2017|
Response from Odyssey-COT | Property representative |
Dear Christine H, There are some guesthouses near Huanghuacheng Great Wall. But they only have limited facilities. For your information, since Huanghuacheng Great Wall is only about 40 minutes driving from Mutianyu Great... More