China Trek September 2017
Join us on the challenge of a lifetime as you discover China’s amazing cultural past, visit Beijing…
Sep 07 2017
Sep 16 2017
For a country with the biggest population in the world China remains largely untouched by the West and now is your opportunity to discover its hidden charms on our charity Great Wall of China Trek...
China is one of the world's most fascinating countries. Explore it with Skyline Overseas and discover it in the best way possible: on foot along the most exciting and stunning parts of the Great Wall.
The following itinerary gives you a taste of the challenge ahead but please contact one of our Overseas Team on 020 7424 5511 for more detailed information!
Number of days:
10 days(9 nights)
Usually 21-27C at this time of year however the temperature will get a lot cooler at night. Our route takes us along exposed sections of the wall – you should be prepared for weather changes.
Flights and internal travel, water, accommodation, all meals during trekking days, local guides, Skyline tour leader and UK Doctor. Camping equipment is also provided.
What's not included:
Personal travel insurance, airline taxes (due to their fluctuating nature we will confirm this amount 6-8 weeks before departure; for this trip we estimate these will be £370, local tips, 3 meals, any additional activities in Beijing.
Passport & Visas:
A valid ten-year passport is essential for travel in China and must be valid for at least 6 months after entry into China. A visa is essential for all nationalities, costing approx £80. Skyline will send your instructions on how and when to apply for your visa approximately 3 months before the trip departs.
We recommend you are vaccinated against Hepatitis A, Typhoid & Polio. You must have had a Tetanus injection in the last 10 years. You should always contact your GP or travel clinic for the latest travel health advice.
You'll enjoy traditional Chinese cuisine throughout the challenge including noodles, rice, meat and vegetable dishes. Most dietary requirements can be catered for, please advise us at point of booking.
We'll be staying in a mixture of western-style hotels, local hotels and farmers' houses. These are all basic but clean and will be extremely friendly. Rooms will be allocated on a twin basis sharing with someone of the same gender and similar age.
Registration Fee: £349
Sponsorship Level: £2840
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