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Number of Reviews: 82 Overall score: *****
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Walking the Great Wall

Up and Down on The Great Wall

5
A great trip, which opens the eyes and the mind to the achievement that is the great wall. Hard work but gratifying. There is no other way to put it into context other than to "climb" and see for yourself.
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Walking the Great Wall

Walking the Great Wall of China

5
I have waited for the last 3 years to go on this trip having been stopped by one thing or another, but now I have finally done it and it was everything that I had hoped for and more. It was tiring, it was exhausting, it was Magic. The whole thing from start to finish was perfect, (well apart from the flight home) the guide met me at the airport and looked after me until he dropped me off to catch my flight home, thank you Jerry.
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Walking the Great Wall

Walking the Great Wall

5
What a great holiday! From Walking the Wall, the food, Beijing, the amazing acrobat show, eating in the 'hutongs', seeing the Terracotta Warriors and travelling on the overnight train (on the Xian extension) - I enjoyed it all and can't enthuse enough about the entire trip. I've never been anywhere 'out of the ordinary' before this holiday or travelled with Exodus and I would totally recommend this particular holiday and the company.
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Walking the Great Wall

Walking The Great Wall

5
What a fabulous holiday, off the beaten track, seeing a bit more of real China. Can't recommend it enough. We had a great group of people, a mix of singles and couples and we all got along well. I thoroughly enjoyed the overnight train experience to Xi'on too. The walking was at a good pace and the hills and steps a welcome challenge.
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Walking the Great Wall

Walking the Great Wall

4
Fantastic trip – well organised, excellent itinerary and a once-in-a-lifetime experience. The walking is pretty tough with hundreds of steps, but the amazing views are worth it. It’s hard to appreciate the scale of the wall until you see it stretching out for miles in every direction. The accommodation was better than I’d expected, as was the food. Sadly, I tore a ligament halfway though, which put me out of action for the rest of the trip, but based on the days I did do, I’d recommend this holiday to anyone.
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Walking the Great Wall

Bucket List Must

4
The Great Wall Walk/Trek organised by Exodus was a great experience. The tour leader (Jerry) must be congratulated on his professionalism - he never missed a thing (even carried a lady down the Wall after she had either broken or sprained an ankle). Accommodation was better than I expected in the villages we had to stay in. The Food was always fresh and there was plenty of it (mostly vegetables though but still tasty). The magnitude of the Great Wall is overpowering. Must say that for anyone who intends attempting the Walk then I suggest you have a reasonable level of fitness if you are over 50 years of age - the steps (numerous) at times are taxing. Strongly recommend Exodus if you intend "shopping"the net for companies who run similar ädventures">
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Walking the Great Wall

Walking the Great Wall

5
Approximately five days walking up to and atop the Great Wall of China, largely in sections that are closed to the general public. The walking is sometimes challenging and the conditions, unique (e.g., hundreds of steps, often narrow or with high risers; steeply sloped stone paths, like staircases without stairs; ladder access) but the scenery at the top is awe-inspiring. In addition, there is a tour of historical sites in Beijing plus a visit to the East Qing Tombs. While the add-on to Xian focuses on the terracotta warriors, it also offers the chance to see another different city quite different from Beijing.
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Walking the Great Wall

Great way to see a great wall!

4
This trek is a great way to get an impression of this magnificent wall. We only touched a tiny part of it and yet it felt like we'd seen a big part. All sections looked slightly different, some restored like you usually see in the pictures and some looked more like forest paths as there was so much growth and so little wall left. The pace was good, not too slow, not too fast, and we had plenty of free time to chill out and socialize at the end of each day. The food was excellent!
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