great wall marathon, Half-Marathon, 7.5K Fun Run
may 18, 2013
Marathon Tours is pleased to offer special packages for the 2013 Great Wall Marathon, Half-Marathon, 7.5K fun run on May 18. The Great Wall Marathon adds another exotic experience to our growing list of international events and is a good one for anyone looking to join the 7 Continents Club.
This Great Wall Marathon has to be considered one of the toughest yet most picturesque marathons in the world. Staged in China's Tianjin province, it includes over 6km run on the Great Wall and over 5,100 steps which range in height from several inches to almost knee-high. Along the course pass through beautiful farmland and tiny, picturesque villages. Do not let the challenging course intimidate you. The Great Wall offers an event for everyone and many of our travelers choose one of the shorter distances. Most runners/walkers carry a camera to capture the experience of a lifetime.
As a vacation destination, few places on earth can offer such a fascinating array of cultures, history and architectural wonders as China. Our travel packages include five-star luxury accommodations at the Renaissance Beijing Capital in Beijing, the Sofitel Hotel in Xi'an, and the Portman Ritz-Carlton in Shanghai, and the Kowloon Shangri-La in Hong Kong.
For those with time constraints, we offer a short six-night trip in Beijing only. Our deluxe tour includes Hong Kong, Xian and Shanghai plus a cruise on the Yangtze River on the Century Sky, one of the Yangtze's largest and most luxurious ships. Each trip will include sight-seeing, excursions to several historical sights in China, shopping, special meals with local cuisine, as well as opportunities to explore on your own.
Call Scott today at 617-242-7845 or 800-444-4097, 9:00am - 5:30 pm EDT for personal service or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note that our packages include current taxes and energy surcharges. For those selecting the Yangtze River Cruise please note that a mandatory shipboard gratuity of $25.00 per person can only be made payable upon embarkation. Gratuity to the local guide in Beijing is not included.