Great Wall Discovery

Great Wall Discovery

Charity Challenge

Trekking 9 days Trekking - Beijing, China
| SIGN UP FOR £350

Starting in Jinshanling, you will trek roughly 12km each day along a stony path, winding and twisting its way through the mountains, passing ancient, crumbling watchtowers.

CHALLENGE OVERVIEW
Activity:
Trekking - 9 days
Location:
Beijing, China
Duration/distance:
9 days
Team entries:
May not be suitable for teams - please check
Beginners:
May not be suitable for novices - please check
Under 18's:
May not be suitable for under 18's - please check
Women only:
No - mixed challenge
Difficulty:
Level 3
Payment options:
Minimum sponsorship option:
£350 registration fee + min sponsorship
Self funder option:
£350 registration fee + tour cost
 
CHALLENGE DETAILS

Your trekking adventure begins in Jinshanling with a vigorous ascent upwards, mounting thousands of steps which loop through the mountains on both sides of the Gubeikou Gateway.

This trek is physically demanding but also hugely rewarding, when you see the beautiful, vast mountain ranges surrounding you. Your imagination takes you back through several centuries to when the Great Wall was Imperial China's frontline of defence.

On completing the challenge, you will head back to Beijing to discover some of its many attractions, including Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City.

The following items are included in the cost of the expedition:

  • Return international flights from London to Beijing
  • Airport departure tax
  • Overland transfers
  • All accommodation
  • All meals during the itinerary
  • Drinking water on trekking days, support team (drivers and guides)
  • Necessary back-up facilities
  • Provision of first aid supplies

HOW IT WORKS

This is an open challenge which means you can take part and raise funds for any of the charities listed. The payment options are explained below.

Minimum sponsorship option
This option requires you to pay the above registration fee at the time of booking and pledge to raise a minimum amount of sponsorship for your nominated charity. The charity will then cover the full cost of the challenge out of the sponsorship you raise. The amount retained by the charity varies between challenges - full details are included in the challenge information pack.

Self funder option
This option requires you to pay a registration fee at the time of booking and pay the final balance to cover the full cost of the challenge before your departure. As you have covered the full cost of the challenge yourself, 100% of any fundraising is kept by the charity - full details are included in the challenge information pack.

Full details of all funding options are included in the challenge information pack we'll send you - just select a charity and complete the request form.

Date not suitable? No problem, this challenge is also available in...
April 2015 | April 2015 | May 2015 | October 2015

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