More Content by tony the tiger
Author: tony the tiger
diligent,humble,responsible and courteous
Dates Available:Jul 14, 2011 - Nov 15, 2011
day 1 pick up at 9 or 9:30am,drive an hour to the Ming Cemetery 50k northwest of the city.first walk almost 1k the Sacred Way seeing 36 statues of animals and officials carved out of one piece of stone;secondly visit the underground palace of the excavated Ding Tomb of the 13 Ming Tombs and a museum in which a number of unearthed burial objects can be seen.luch at a nearby local restaurant .drive again 2 or 2 and half hour to Jinshanling Great Wall 150k northeast of the city.upon arrival,hike up westward to a high tower for sunset.after that ,go down to a local farmer's home for a traditional chinese dinner with unlimited beers and pops.after all,with a help of a flash light,hike up eastward to another tower to sleep.
day 2 wake up early to catch the stunning sun-rising scene at the Great Wall.our last night dinner host brings up breakfast to the tower to serve us .very simple western style includs coffee,tea,bannana,milk and cereal.after breakfast, hike towards Simatai Great Wall for almost 3 miles or 5k through 15 watch towers enjoying a nice,cool morning wall stroll seeing few people.and then back to the city,lunch,drop off .
the tour includes :
car,driver,toll,parking,petrol and English speaking guide;
two lunch,a dinner with unlimited beers and soft drinks,a breakfast;
admissions to all above mentioned sites and permissions to sleep on the wall
use of sleeping equipments,flashlight.
note:it's possible to swap the Sacred Way and Ming Tombs visits for one or two city sites or half day hiking at Huanghuacheng Great Wall or Gubeikou Great Wall and the rest is same.dont forget to bring your passport with you for check-in at the wall administration there.the price quoted above is based on two persons on the trip,the more people ,the cheaper price.