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China Trek May 2012

10th -19th May 2012

Join us on the trip of a lifetime as we trek the Great Wall, visit Beijing and discover China's amazing cultural past!!

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For a country with the biggest population in the world China remains largely untouched by the West...

It is a beautiful country steeped in tradition, history and mythology. For those with a passion for culture and a sense of adventure China leaves an indelible mark on all who go there.

Join us on the trip of a lifetime as we trek the Great Wall, visit Beijing and discover China's amazing cultural past!!

Day 1:
Depart the UK

Day 2:
Arrive Beijing for our full trip briefing

Day 3:
Transfer to Huangyaguan where we commence our Trek on the Great Wall

Day 4:
Huangyaguan to Mountain Village – including Heavens Ladder a steep 200 step climb

Day 5:
Mountain Village to Jinshanling – Follow the contour of the hills along steep farmer's tracks

Day 6:
Guebikou to Jinshanling - Bus out to Guebikou then follow the wall back to Jinshanling passing remnants dating back to the Qing Dynasty

Day 7:
Jinshanling to Mutianyu - stunning walk towards Simatai before transferring to our accommodation for the night

Day 8:
Mutianyu to Beijing – Our final walk along one of the most beautiful parts of the Great Wall after which we head back to Beijing for our celebration meal

Day 9:
Beijing - Time to explore the city steeped in history and culture

Would you like to join us on the trip of a lifetime in one of the world's most fascinating countries? The simply click here to reserve your place today!

Skyline are acting as agents for the tour operator ATOL 10069

Is the trip for me?

Yes! People of all ages and from all walks of life take part in this fantastic challenge and what everyone has in common is the desire to do something amazing for a great cause! Some people come with friends or family but most people won't know anyone else on the trip so it's a great opportunity to make new friends!

How fit do I need to be?

Most people will be just like you, however if you want to get the very best out of the trip it's imperative that you train. Once you have reserved your place on the trip we will give you training hints and tips

How much do I have to raise?

See below.

Will I be able to raise the sponsorship level?

YES! Once you have started you will find that raising the minimum sponsorship is easy and most importantly fun! We will provide you with a breakdown of examples of how to raise the sponsorship money in an enjoyable way and we will of course be available every day to help you with more ideas! You are doing something quite simply amazing so make sure you tell everyone you know, and before you know it you will be racing towards your fundraising target!

What deposit do I have to pay?

See below.

Can I extend my trip?

Yes! For a nominal registration fee your flight can be extended (subject to availability). This will give you the opportunity to discover more of this amazing country independently

Will you help me?

YES! One of our highly experienced tour reps will be on hand to help you in the lead up to the event. You will be sent a full confirmation pack shortly after you register on the event which will give you all the information you need but we are always here to make the event as enjoyable and hassle free as possible! And there will even be the opportunity to meet your fellow participants at a special gathering before the event!

What is the food like?

We'll enjoy traditional Chinese cuisine. Vegetarian diets can be catered for

What do I need to bring?

No specialist kit is required although you will need a good pair of walking boots. We will send you a full packing list when you register

What will happen to my luggage during trekking days?

Your luggage will be carried separately in one of the support vehicles. You'll just need to carry those essentials like water, sun tan lotion and a camera!

How many people can take part?

The average group size is about 40 people although this does vary considerably from trip to trip

What type of accommodation will I be staying in?

2-3* hotels where possible

What's included in the cost?

Flights and all internal travel, accommodation, all food (except 3 meals), water, refreshments, guides, a doctor and medical support

Is there an age restriction?

You will need to be over 18 but there is no upper age limit. If you are over 65 will just need to get a medical form signed by your doctor.

What about insurance?

You must have travel insurance cover in order to participate in this challenge. You can either arrange this yourself (as long as your insurance company is aware of the nature of what you are doing and that it is a charity event) or we can help you arrange this.

How do I book my place?

As soon as possible! Simply click here to book online - places are extremely limited and get snapped up quickly so to avoid disappointment sign up today and don't miss out!


Location: China

Registration Fee: £349

Sponsorship Level: £3,100

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