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  1. The middle section of Gubeikou’s Panlongshan Great Wall.
    Saturday, December 3

    Gubeikou Great Wall

    Level 3  ¥460 / ¥415 for members / ¥180 for kids / 7:30am from Liangmaqiao, 8:00am from Lido
    Includes a post-hike lunch at a countryside restaurant. This hike is a slightly different way to do the Gubeikou Great Wall, starting with a climb up to the 24-Eyes Tower and finishing with a look at some of the Great Wall towers on the west side of the big North Gate.
    Bookings and more info for Gubeikou Great Wall
  2. A gate in the old barracks walls
    Wednesday, December 7

    Changyucheng Walled Village and the High Tower

    Level 4  ¥450 / ¥405 for members / 7:30am from Liangmaqiao, 8:00am from Lido
    Hike by a village reservoir and follow forest trails up into the mountains, heading for the High Tower on a tall peak. We’ll return to the village for a restaurant lunch, and then explore the village, visiting the temple and checking out the the walls and arches of an old Ming Dynasty-era military barracks.
    Bookings and more info for Changyucheng Walled Village and the High Tower
  3. A snowy scene at the pagodas
    Sunday, December 11

    Silver Pagoda Loop

    Level 3  ¥450 / ¥405 for members / 7:30am from Liangmaqiao, 8:00am from Lido
    Includes a post-hike lunch at a countryside restaurant. Follow a trail through the Changping countryside, passing villages, quarries, and a local shrine on the way to the Silver Pagodas, a set of five well-preserved 600-year-old pagodas that are all that remains of a big Buddhist temple.
    Bookings and more info for Silver Pagoda Loop
  4. Views of the east side of the Juyongguan Great Wall
    Saturday, December 17

    Juyongguan Great Wall and Shuiguan Great Wall

    Level 3  ¥500 / ¥450 for members / ¥180 for kids / 7:30am from Liangmaqiao, 8:00am from Lido
    Walk the loop of Great Wall that surrounds Juyongguan and the Cloud Platform, hitting the high point on the west side as well as the wall on the slightly lower east side, and finishing with a look at the Cloud Platform. Includes a post-hike lunch and more of a walk at the nearby Shuiguan Great Wall.
    Bookings and more info for Juyongguan Great Wall and Shuiguan Great Wall
  5. On the extended part of the hike, heading for 24-Eyes Tower
    Sunday, January 1

    Gubeikou Great Wall

    Level 3  ¥460 / ¥415 for members / ¥200 for kids / 9:30am from Liangmaqiao, 10:00am from Lido
    Do your first hike of 2023! This hike is a slightly different way to do the Gubeikou Great Wall, starting with a climb up to the 24-Eyes Tower and finishing with a look at some of the Great Wall towers on the west side of the big North Gate. Includes an early dinner at a countryside restaurant.
    Bookings and more info for Gubeikou Great Wall