This is the first guide for travelers completely dedicated to exploring the greatest landmark in the world, going beyond the popular tourist hotspots. Each chapter covers an individual province, incorporating the history, stories, and legends related to the wall in that area. There is also coverage of main cities which act as a base for those exploring the wall. A range of cultural information, including Chinese food, customs, history, politics, and economy, provides the essential background to gain insight into the Chinese way of life.
>Planning a trip, with full details of red tape and relevant organizations to contact
>Route maps of each section of the wall
>Accommodations on route: hotels, guesthouses, monasteries, tea houses, or camping
>Sections on local interest, spanning flora and fauna to Chinese culture
>Beijing and other must-see sites near the wall