The Great Wall of China, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, is the longest man-made structure ever built. The almost-9000km-long wall snakes across the mountains of northern China.
While they say it would take around 18 months to walk it in its entirety, shorter walking tours of the iconic landmark operate daily. Getting to the summit of is always worthwhile and, fortunately, there are easier ways to make your way back than on foot.[related_articles]64243,33645[/related_articles]
You could take a cable car or chair lift or be a little more adventurous by opting for a toboggan ride.
Yep, you can toboggan alongside the Great Wall straight back to your starting point, all while soaking up the mountainous landscapes.
The thrilling ride stretches 1500m and can reach high speeds — if you want it to. Riders are entirely in control of how fast their toboggan goes, and it’s suitable for almost all ages.
The ride down will cost you $20 (100RMB), but is often included in the price of your tour.