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Zhenbiancheng Great Wall Loop, 2018/10/05

Zhenbiancheng Great Wall Loop, 2018/10/05

A hike on rough and rugged Great Wall in the northwest of Beijing—see a set of 31 photos.

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Sunset over the Huanghuacheng Great Wall, 2018/10/05

Sunset over the Huanghuacheng Great Wall, 2018/10/05

The sunset was somewhat spoiled by slightly smoggy skies, but we still had a great sociable walk on the wall—see 17 photos of Great Wall and early evening views at the Huanghuacheng.

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Great Wall Spur, 2018/10/04

Great Wall Spur, 2018/10/04

22 photos from a hike along the Great Wall Spur, with the autumn colours just starting to show around the wall.

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Zhuangdaokou to the Walled Village, 2018/10/03

Zhuangdaokou to the Walled Village, 2018/10/03

Our hike from Zhuangdaokou to the Walled Village is one of the easiest we have, although there’s an option to make it more difficult by exploring the Great Wall mid-way—see 17 photos from an October holiday visit.

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Over the Hills to Yaji Mountain, 2018/10/01

Over the Hills to Yaji Mountain, 2018/10/01

On this hike through the hills we battled spiders and overgrown trails, and climbed the steep set of stairs to the top of Yaji Mountain—see 15 photos.

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News and updates

Recent news and updates about Beijing Hikers and hiking in Beijing. View all the news »

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Beijing Hikers interview on FM Lifestyle Radio, 2018/07

In Brief: Listen to a replay of our interview on Radio Beijing International’s FM Lifestyle show.

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Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence 2018 | Beijing Hikers

Beijing Hikers awarded 2018 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

In Brief: Beijing Hikers has been awarded TripAdvisor's 2018 Certificate of Excellence—our fourth year in a row!

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Beijing Hikers in Flightnetwork’s “72 hours in Beijing” article, 2018/07

In Brief: Recommended for those who interested in a more adventurous outing to the Great Wall.

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Beijing Hikers in TimeOut magazine's '10 City Secrets'

Beijing Hikers in TimeOut magazine’s ‘10 City Secrets’

In Brief: TimeOut Beijing magazine was putting together an article about 'offbeat, bizarre, or lesser-heard facts about the city'—we told them about camel danger and a spot where you can see Beijing from the Great Wall.

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Beijing Hikers in Lonely Planet, 2017/05

Beijing Hikers goes way back

In Brief: An old BTV interview with founders Gary and Huilin about their early-90s 5,000 mile bike ride from Beijing to London.

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Trip Reports: Photos and writeups of our trips around Beijing and other parts of China. View all the trip reports »

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Hikes and trips

Hike in Beijing: Join-in hikes and trips to the Great Wall, hills, mountains, forests, and village around Beijing, every week. We have a range of difficulty levels, with hikes that are suitable for casual walkers as well as the super-fit. View the full schedule of hikes in Beijing »

Trips around China: Multi-day trips around China — visits to famous scenic areas, as well as those obscure and less well-known. View the full schedule of our trips around China »