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Great Wall Adventure Club

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Address: China Central Place, Tower 3, 24th Level | 77 Jianguo Road, Beijing 100025, China
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+86 138 1154 5162
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Since 2003, Great Wall Adventure Club has been bringing the excitement and...

Since 2003, Great Wall Adventure Club has been bringing the excitement and wonder of the Great Wall of China to over 26,000 satisfied hikers from 55 countries around the world. Since we began operating our Great Wall hiking and trekking programs, some of our clients have included Google, NBC Television, British Airways, NASA and Microsoft. Our commitment to customer service and satisfaction has led our Great Wall programs to receive positive write-ups in prestigious publications such as The New York Times, USA Today, National Geographic, CNN and Fodor's China. Great Wall Adventure Club was also featured in an episode of TLC's 19 Kids & Counting. While our bread and butter have always been Great Wall hiking and trekking, we also specialize in all forms of China travel and touring, from the snow-capped peaks of Tibet to the rolling sand dunes of the Gobi Desert. For 2014, we have developed new express train tours to Xian, home of the immortal Terracotta Warriors. For more information please visit our informative and constantly edited and updated English website where you can find Great Wall and China tours galore!

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Day trip that didn't go to plan but turned out fantastic!!!

My wife and I booked a guided one day sunset hike on the Great Wall of China. The hotel pick up was fine and the guide, driver and car were all good. However there was an... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Ralph P
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Baku, Azerbaijan

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Baku, Azerbaijan
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44 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I booked a guided one day sunset hike on the Great Wall of China. The hotel pick up was fine and the guide, driver and car were all good. However there was an accident on the road that we were on and became totally grid locked. Now was when Barry our guide came into his own! We... More 

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Thank Ralph P
Koh Tao, Thailand
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The tour itself was what we expected, we were picked up and dropped off directly to and from our hostel. We were guided through getting onto the wall. We had signed up to a small bus group tour which was suppose to have a max of 10 people, we had 12. Our guide gave us some brief information beforehand. Had... More 

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Thank louturner121
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although the hike was challenging it was thoroughly enjoyed. The scenery you viewed during your hike was absolutely beautiful. The temperature was just right during the last two weeks of April, I only needed to wear a jumper during the early morning. Although I was on my own my guide and I joined another group on the second day of... More 

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Thank Stephanie A
beijingbdba, Public Relations Manager at Great Wall Adventure Club, responded to this review

Thank you for your great comments regarding your great trip to the Great Wall in China. Yes, there's a significant difference between the daytime and nighttime temperatures. We have our dedicated information center for new customers about how to prepare such an off-the-beaten adventure. If there's anything in detail that you feel we need to improve, please do not hesitate... More 

Indiana
1 review
Reviewed 21 April 2017

We did a 2 day trip last fall. The first day was a tour of famous sites in Beijing, then to the Great Wall where we camped out overnight. Then we hiked the great wall the next day. I can't say enough good things about this company. We were a multi-generational, family and friends trip--ages ranged from 20's and just... More 

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Thank chinaseas1998
Sydney, Australia
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1 review
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

We spent an awesome 2 day hike with our legend of a tour guide Mark. We had perfect weather and hardly anyone to share the hike with. Seen some horror pictures of busy parts of the wall so feel blessed this was so quiet for us to enjoy. We crossed paths with just 2 locals on the 2nd day. The... More 

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Thank Bernyfrench
beijingbdba, Guest Relations Manager at Great Wall Adventure Club, responded to this review

What a very impressive experience that your horror pictures resemble! We are very proud to have offered you this trekking and camping trip. Your footprints on the Great Wall are showing how you enjoyed the Great Wall with us. Our tour guides are super experienced and share our philosophy of valuing the moment that our clients have during their short... More 

Australia
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81 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

My husband and I chose to do route 2AA, which is a two-day hiking trip with an overnight camp in a watch tower. It was simply fabulous and it was the highlight of our trip to China! On day one, we hiked for 10kms from Gubeikou to Jinshanling; both unrestored sections. At the end of our hiking on day one,... More 

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1 Thank DormouseTidings
beijingbdba, Guest Relations Manager at Great Wall Adventure Club, responded to this review

Thank you for your detailed feedback! We appreciate your time and efforts to deliver your experience to us and our future clients. We give our tour guides and drivers the most comprehensive training in this industry. As the largest Great Wall adventure operator, we pay attention to every customer and make sure they do get what they expected and paid... More 

Sydney, Australia
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 January 2017

My husband and I did route 3AC with tour guide Oliver Zhao. The hike is very challenging and I enjoyed the company of 2 local Mongolian vendors who hiked for 2 hours with us in the hope that I buy souvenirs from them. They guided me go through the difficult hike and encouraged me to keep going. In the end... More 

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1 Thank ladygouldiandawson8
beijingbdba, Guest Relations Manager at Great Wall Adventure Club, responded to this review

Thank you very much for trekking the World Heritage with us. Your comments are so valuable and encouraging, and we are proud to have been able to bring you the wonder and majesty of the Great Wall. I'm sure you'll agree after your hike that seeing the unrestored and less touristy portions of the Great Wall is truly the only... More 

Sacramento, California
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24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017

My husband and I, ages 66 and 64, loved this hike! That said, it was harder than anticipated due to the elevation changes and so many stone steps of various sizes. I appreciated that Henry was attentive, did all he could to assure that we were safe, and he was very encouraging. Henry added to the experience with historical and... More 

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1 Thank deezeee2
beijingbdba, Guest Relations Manager at Great Wall Adventure Club, responded to this review

Congratulations on your success! We are as proud as you to hear you've also had a great time with seeing the unique beautiful views that only can be found unless you trek the historical heritage by yourselves. If you have anything you feel that we should improve, please do not hesitate to email us at any time. Thank you for... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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143 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2016

My wife and I did the two day imperial camping tour and needless to say, we are not disappointed! Oliver, our guide for the two days, was A-Mazing and the experience really was once in a lifetime. How many times will I ever get to see the sun rise on the great wall of China?

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beijingbdba, Guest Relations Manager at Great Wall Adventure Club, responded to this review

We graciously thank you for the trust you put in us during your China stay. It was an honor and privilege to serve you, and we are very glad that you were satisfied with our tour and the quality of our service. Once again we are thrilled to hear from you, and if you have any further questions or comments... More 

Littleport, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016

Wonderful day trip from Beijing to the great wall. Angela the admin person who I mailed was really helpful and managed to arrange a group hike at short notice. As a solo traveller I was very comfortable with the friendly arrangements Barry the guide was an excellent host, friendly, well informed and organised. I felt very comfortable that the trip... More 

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beijingbdba, Guest Relations Manager at Great Wall Adventure Club, responded to this review

Dear Anthony, Thanks for the feedback and we are very glad you had a good time with us! The details that you provided contained a lot of information that will help us to continue improving our service and will benefit our future clients. The fact that you have put both time and energy into planning, researching, and hiring us to... More 

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