China Challenge – Trek the Great Wall

St Peter’s Hospice is heading to the Great Wall of China for our first overseas fundraising trip – and we want you to join us!

Have you ever dreamed about trekking the Great Wall of China and visiting a country full of rich culture? Sign up to our first organised fundraising team trip abroad and be part of an adventure of a lifetime.

Taking place from 26 October to 3 November 2019, you will walk a section of the Great Wall as part of a St Peter's Hospice team. The challenging and rewarding five-day trek will explore an iconic part of the world, taking in extraordinary sights. What's more, you'll also help repair the wall on the trip!

China Trek

This is an amazing opportunity for supporters to help raise vital funds for the Hospice while taking on a challenge you'll never forget. 

The price of this once in a lifetime trip is a registration fee of £299 (non-refundable) plus £2995 as a minimum raised in sponsorship.

Register your Interest

Register your interest in the trek by contacting Louisa James. You can email Louisa on louisa.james@stpetershospice.org or call her on 01275 391 428 to find out more.

Key Points

  • Challenge Duration: 9 days
  • Activity Duration: 5 days
  • Challenge Distance: 36km (approx.)
  • Challenge Grading: Challenging
  • Accommodation Type: Lodges & Hotels

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The Itinerary

Day 1: Depart the UK on an overnight flight to Beijing.

Day 2: Arrive in Beijing, meet local guides and transfer to hotel. Rest of the day free to acclimatise and refresh after flight.

Day 3: Warm up trek from Tiapingzhai to Huangyaguan. Trekking time 3 hours, approx. 4/5 km.

Day 4: Trek the remote and stunning Gubeikou section of the Great Wall covering 27 watch towers! Trekking time 7-8 hours, approx. 13 km.

Day 5: Trek from Jinshanling to Simatai – another remote section, far from tourist trail. Trekking time 5-6 hours, approx. 7.5 km.

Day 6: Trek Mutianyu section of the Great Wall and conquer the 1,000 steps that make up the ‘Heavenly Ladder’. Trekking time 5-6 hours, approx. 7 km.

Day 7: Morning is spent in Badaling section of the Wall, repairing a watch tower. After lunch, transfer to Juyongguan to continue trekking. Trekking time 3-4 hours, approx. 3 km.

Day 8: Free day in Beijing to explore the sights and sounds of this amazing capital city.

Day 9: Transfer to Beijing Airport for flight back to UK, arriving same day.

 

Further information and full itinerary

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Who is the Organiser?

Global Adventure Challenges are a challenge event company dedicated to creating life-changing challenge events for groups and individuals, who wish to raise funds for their chosen charity. The company provides charity challenges for those who are seeking adventure, whilst contributing to a worthy cause. 

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