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Wild Wall Experiences

Beijing, China
+86 10 8416 6647
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My Amazing Experience on The Great Wall of China - Mu tian yu

What a spectacular experience! An absolute MUST! Our wonderful and excellent English speaking tour... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2018
JWFrasco
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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We visited directly after a 13 hour flight from the US so we got in very late. The accommodations... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2018
Kevin T
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Experience the different parts of the Great Wall in the Beijing Area with William Lindesay OBE, first foreigner to walk its entire length in 1987 and the subject’s leading expert. William can take you on a private tour to popular tourist sections such as Mutianyu and Jinshanling or for those who want a more authentic experience you can visit our village beside the Wildwall (Highly recommended) .
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Beijing, China
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

What a spectacular experience! An absolute MUST! Our wonderful and excellent English speaking tour guide Cactus was the perfect companion to take my husband and myself on this amazing tour. We started the adventure with an open seat cable lift up to the top of...More

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Reviewed 19 March 2018

We visited directly after a 13 hour flight from the US so we got in very late. The accommodations are very spartan and as it was about -5C, it was very cold. Due to the weather, there was no running water. The food was plentiful...More

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Reviewed 9 December 2017

I wanted to learn. Not just see it. William Lindesay OBE, runs Wild Wall Experiences and personally led the weekend. Wow, what a privilege to spend time on the Wall in his company. You can visit the Wall - vanilla style where most tourists go...More

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Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

If you are serious about immersing yourself in the Great Wall then this is the ONLY place you should consider going to. Run by William Lindesay - THE authority on the wall, having devoted the past 30 years of his life to this extraordinary structure...More

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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

If you want to experience the very best introduction and history of The Great Wall of China then you need look no further. Under the guidance of William Lindesay (and his son Jim) you will enjoy without doubt an experience of a lifetime. William is...More

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Reviewed 13 June 2017

My husband and I had booked the Trans Siberian Railway before we saw Joanna Lumley walk the Great Wall with William Lindesay. We decided it looked so good we would change our flight and do this weekend walk before our train journey. It was a...More

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Reviewed 18 May 2017

This was truly an experience of a life time! The trek to the campsite is not an easy hike ... so its best to be prepared. We also did it in the dark ... which was interesting. Seeing the sunrise from this wild section of...More

1  Thank Helen A
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Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Such a great experience to be able to go to the Wall without any other tourist and learn a lot about the life of its unique monument. William's hospitality is excellent despite the real simplicity of the housing. Spartan but welcoming. Well organised! Would recommend...More

Thank Caroline F
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

The Lindesay family has been hosting guests at their private farmhouse in the outskirts Beijing for many years, offering immersive tours of the Great Wall, preserved in it's natural condition over hundreds of years. One can truly appreciate the magnificence, sheer scale, and rich history...More

1  Thank Mandy C
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