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Great Wall section closes for renovation, tours changed


Published on Jul 1, 2010

One of China’s more remote sections of the Great Wall, Simatai, has been closed for renovations. The section, which lies approximately 120km from Beijing, will be closed for two years. As a result, The China Guide tour company, has adjusted its tours accordingly. The company offers a trip to Simatai as part of its ‘Sleep on the Great Wall’ offering. The hike from Jinshanling will now end short of Simatai, or guests can choose to divert to Gubeikou.

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