Picked from your downtown hotel in Datong at 8:00am by our English speaking experienced tour guide and then first drive to Deshengbu Fortress, about 45km northwest of Datong. you will spend one hour to visit the ancient garrison town near the Wall. It is recorded that along the 335km Datong Outer Great Wall there used to be 52 fortress and Deshengbu was one of the ancient walled, garrison towns that are the epitome of north China. Deshengbu Fort was built in 1574 on the south of the important pass linking Datong to Inner Mongolia, a strategically important passage.
After Deshengbu Fortress, continue to drive about 30km and reach Datong Great Wall at Zhenchuankou. Zhenchuankou Great Wall is typical of the tamped earth Great Wall near Datong. The earth rammed wall at Zhenchuankou is hard and firm and are still well kept despite of the wind and rain for the past over 500 years. The wall mostly made of earth tamped down between planks in layers one on top of the other.
From here you are escorted to hike on or along the rammed earth wall extending to the Wall in the east direction for 2-4 hour. After your hike， you will be returned to your hotel around 5:00pm.
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