Great Wall of China

Great Wall of China

  • Group Size 100 Peoples
  • Languages
    English

Overview

The Great Wall of China, a breathtaking architectural feat, spans over 13,000 kilometers along China’s northern frontier. Built over several centuries by various Chinese dynasties, it aimed to ward off attacks from nomadic tribes. The wall, made of stone, brick, and tamped soil, was built in stages, starting in the 7th century BC and being significantly improved under the Qin, Han, and Ming dynasties. It features fortresses, battlements, and watchtowers along its length. The wall also served as a strong military barrier, promoting trade, communication, and cross-cultural interaction among China’s regions. As a UNESCO World Heritage Site, it is a popular tourist destination, attracting visitors to appreciate the immense human labor and the majesty of the wall’s historic ramparts. Its lasting legacy is mesmerized by the tenacity, unity, and rich history of China’s civilization.

Highlights

  • Defense barrier
  • Structure at 13,000 miles
  • Defensive tactics by Chinese
  • Untamed mountains, valleys, and rivers.

Included/Excluded

  • Mutianyu or Jinshanling Sections
  • Guided Tour or Private Guide
  • Hiking and Scenic Views
  • Sunrise or Sunset Visit
  • Proper Footwear and Clothing
  • Avoid Peak Seasons and Holidays
  • Skip Overly Touristy Sections
  • Avoid Overexertion
  • Beware of Scams
  • Respect Cultural and Environmental Preservation

Languages

  • English

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