Explore the Great Wall and SO much more. From timeless countryside villages to bustling Shanghai and everything in between, China is sure to surprise you in more ways than one.

Top Spots

Capture the Sunset from Mt. Laozhai (老寨山)

Guilin Shi, China

0.5 mi / 656.2 ft gain

Explore the Forbidden City

Beijing, China


Hike the Great Wall of China's Mutianyu Section

Beijing, China

4 mi

Jinshanling Great Wall Hike (金山岭)

Beijing, China

6.2 mi

Hike the Longji Rice Terraces

Guilin Shi, China

6 mi

Explore the Li River with Cormorant Fishermen

Guilin Shi, China

Backpack Mount Gonga, Sichuan Mountains (蜀山之王): Minya Konka West Route

Ganzi Zangzuzizhizhou, China

43.5 mi / 4921.3 ft gain

Hike the Chenjiapu Great Wall

Zhangjiakou Shi, China

3.1 mi / 1968.5 ft gain

Hike the Tiger Leaping Gorge

Diqing Zangzuzizhizhou, China

13.7 mi / 3280.8 ft gain

Places to stay

Cabin 6 · Everly's Hideout, beautiful wilderness getaway!

From $126 / night

Guides and stories

The Road to Shangri-La: Bikepacking on the Roof of the World

Aly Nicklas

"Far Away" - Climbing in LiMing, China

Josiah Roe

Snowfall Among Giants in Tibetan China

Kevin McFarland

Exploring the Roof of the World: 7 Days in Tibet

Tim van Kempen

Western China: Your Next Fall Mountain Destination

Kyle Obermann

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