October 27 , 2014 | Author : Dorothy
No trip to Beijing would be complete without a trip to the Great Wall. Today, the Great Wall is very popular with the backpackers from all over the world, especially those wild sections. For those who want to explore the wildest section of the Great Wall, Jiankou is second to none. How to explore dangerous Jiankou Great Wall?
Overview of Jiankou Great Wall
Jiankou Great Wall is one of the wildest sections of the Great Wall in Beijing. Every year, millions of tourists swarm into this spot to unveil its myth. The trip to Jiankou Great Wall will remain the most amazing journey of their life. Jiankou Great Wall is well known for its danger, grandeur and splendor. Therefore climbing it is quite a challenge for many tourists. But once they get to the top, they will feel it is worth it. The greatest part about this tour lies in its process. Traveling around this spot, you will also get closer to the ancient military layouts of the Great Wall. There are a large amount of separate sceneries along the whole journey. You just have to be prepared to be marveled by them. Aside from the Great Wall sights, there is also a deep pool lying at the feet of the hill. There lives a rich collection of famous fish. Jiankou Great Wall is the most original Great Wall. Though much of it remains relics, it still exudes an atmosphere of the ancient times.
Tips for Exploring Jiankou
As Jiankou Great Wall is located far away from the city center of Beijing and very dangerous to hike through, it is best to prepare very well. It is not a good idea to hike the wall at Jiankou section alone and a series of climbing gears are required for hiking up and down the wall, such as walking shoes, walking stick, backpack, camera and so on. Pay more attention while climb up and down the steep parts of the wall. With a trip down to Jiankou, you really should not miss out on a local food made of fish and it will be an essential dining experience as well. The restaurants can be easily found at the foothill.
Overall, you will have a lot of fun while exploring Jiankou Great Wall while visiting Beijing.