Fobidden City in Beijing
6 Days Beijing Datong Essence Tour

Highlights: Forbidden City, Great Wall, Summer Palace, Datong Yungang Grottoes, Hanging Temple, Yingxian Wooden Pagoda

Beijing and Datong are two famed historic cities featuring in lots of past glories. This 6 Days tour takes you to visit the essence of these two cities, especially the grand UNESOCO-recognized World Heritage sites, such as eminent Forbidden City, featured Temple of Heaven, elegant Summer Palace, Great Wall and sublime Yungang Grottoes, by visiting which you will get the best highlights of ancient imperial culture in Beijing and brilliant Buddhist arts created thousand years ago. Why still hesitate? The rich seams of breathtaking antiquity awaits.

Tayuan Temple of Mount Wutai
8 Days Ancient Beijing & Shanxi Culture Tour

Highlights: Great Wall, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Wutaishan Mountain, Yungang Grottoes, Pingyao Ancient City

Home to plenty of historical heritage sites, both Beijing and Datong, Pingyao and Wutaishan in Shanxi province will give you a deep impression about culture and history of China, from glorious ancient imperial culture in Beijing to grand Buddhist sacred mountain and sites to the prosperous ancient Pingyao. If you have already visited Beijing, you can skip the itinerary in Beijing.

Statues in Yungang Grottoes
2 Days Beijing Side Trip to Datong

Highlights: Yungang Grottoes, Hanging Temple, Wooden Pagoda

Want to have an in-depth cultural exploration after your Beijing Discovery? Don't miss Datong – one of the famous old cities dotted with lots of historical treasures!

This 2 days tour from Beijing provide the bests of Datong to you. You will spend two full days appreciating the cultural sites, including World Heritage site Yungang Grottoes, architectural miracle Hanging Temple, time-honored Yingxian Wooden Pagoda, etc. which all tells the old splendor of this attractive city.

Great View of Hanging Temple
3 Days Datong Culture Tour with Hanging Temple

Highlights: Yungang Grottoes, Hanging Temple, Datong Earth Forest, Yingxian Wooden Pagoda

As an ancient capital of Northern Wei Dynasty, Datong is a fascinating city with enough past glories to evoke. Among Datong's various cultural sites, Hanging Temple, an architectural wonder with a history of over 1,500 years is one of the biggest attractions for travelers. How could this temple stand perilously on the cliff for so many years? Join this 3 days Datong tour to unlock your doubt. Moreover, you won’t miss Datong’s other highlights (Yungang Grottoes, Huyan Temple, Earth Forest…) as well.

Datong Yungang Grottoes (Cave No. 20)
4 Days Essence of Datong & Pingyao Tour

Highlights: Yungang Grottoes, Hanging Temple, Pingyao Ancient City, Shuanglin Temple, Zhangbi Ancient Castle, Wang's Family Compound

Datong and Pingyao keep the very essence of Shanxi’s history and culture which can be enjoyed in brief 4 days. From Datong to Pingyao Ancient City, you will trace back to discover ancient architectural wonders and learn about the history, also admire the brilliant Buddhist culture and art in Yungang Grottoes and Hanging Temple. It’s a fusion exploration of World Cultural Heritage in different ancient dynasties in this legendary land in northern heart of China. You will also experience a bullet train ride from Datong to Pingyao

Yungang Grottoes (Appearance))
2 Days Datong Yungang Grottoes Tour

Highlights: Yungang Grottoes, Hanging Temple, Yingxian Wooden Pagoda

This is the most classic and efficient tour to Yungang Grottoes. You will be picked up from airport or train station and start your trip directly. In addition to Yungang Grottoes, you get an opportunity to visit other essences of Datong, including Hanging Temple, Huayan Temple, Nine Dragon Screen, etc. which all help you enjoy a better probe into Datong’s long history and Buddhist culture.

Natural Beauty of Hengshan Mountain
3 Days Datong Highlights Tour with Hengshan Mountain

Highlights: Yungang Grottoes, Huayan Temple, Hengshan Mountain

It goes without saying that Datong is a charming old city attractive with numerous cultural treasures. In fact, it boasts great natural landscape as well. This 3 days Datong tour takes you to appreciate the highlights of Datong, both cultural and natural, in one go. All the cultural essences – Yungang Grottoes, Hanging Temple, Yingxian Wooden Pagoda, etc. are covered in this itinerary. Moreover, you will spend a half day feasting beautiful scenery of Hengshan Mountain.

Fobidden City in Beijing
4 Days Classic Beijing Tour Package (Leisure Paced)

Highlights: Forbidden City, Mutianyu Great Wall, 798 Art District, Traditional Paper Cutting Class

This 4 days tour takes you to visit the best and featured highlights of Beijing in a single trip and explore the glorious past and present of Beijing in one go. Apart from Beijing's time-honored landmarks – Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace and Great Wall, you will take a special visit to 798 Art Zone to enjoy different galleries and admire the most outstanding architectures in Olympic Park. Taking flights (and train) arrival and departure into consideration, this trip also perfectly match your possible longer China trips to Xian, Shanghai, Guilin, Chengdu, Tibet, Zhangjiajie, etc.

CD-BXHT-06 6 Days Classic Beijing Xian High-speed Train Tour
6 Days Classic Beijing Xian High-speed Train Tour (Most Valuable)

Highlights: Landmark Attractions, Leisure Pace, Bullet Train Beijing to Xian

Beijing and Xian together had been ancient capitals of China for more than 2,000 years. They are two cities of World Heritage Sites - Forbidden City, Great Wall, Terracotta Warriors. Visit these two ancient hearts plus a cozy high speed train experience, you will not only explore the long history of China, but also be amazed by the high-tech trains, discovering how the time-honored country is like in recent days.

Mutianyu Great Wall Shot by Our Customer Kim
3 Days Beijing Essential Short Stay Tour (Visa Free)

Highlights: Forbidden City, Jingshan Park, Mutianyu Great Wall, Hutong, Bird's Nest, Water Cube

This tour is specially designed for travelers who want to take advantage of Visa-free Transit and enjoy an essential short stay in Beijing. It is available for other travelers with 3 days' layover in Beijing as well. You won't miss the landmarks, such as Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Tiananmen Square, even can take a half day's visit to the famous Great Wall of China(Mutianyu Section). Apart from your arrival day, time is enough for you get out the airport to the city and enjoy a memorable trip in Beijing to explore the highlights of this capital city, then return to continue your international flight!

Forbidden City in Beijing
2 Days Beijing Best Highlights Tour (Hotel Pickup)

Highlights: Mutianyu Great Wall, Tian'anmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace

If you only have two days' layover in Beijing, don't worry, this tour with well-arranged itinerary allows you to visit the best highlighting attractions of Beijing. After hotel picked-up, you will go to the landmarks - Tiananmen Square and Forbidden City firstly. In the afternoon, take a trip to the famous Royal Garden – Summer Palace. In the next day, admire the magnificent structures of Temple of Heaven, Great Wall, Bird's Nest and Water Cube. After sightseeing, you will be escorted to your hotel.

Recommended Longer China Vacations including Beijing and Datong

If time allows, you are strongly recommended to plan more days to create a longer China vacation which includes not only Beijing and Pingyao, but also covers more popular destinations, such as Pingyao, Xian, Luoyang, Shanghai, etc. Below are some recommended vacation packages for 2023/2024! Find more China tours>>

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Old Streets of Pingyao Ancient City
9 Days Ancient Treasures of China Tour

Beijing / Datong / Pingyao / Xian

Five thousand years of history can be tough to understand in short time, but we have carefully selected this route for you to trace back to ancient China to find out something real and interesting. Just take this chance to discover the great leaders and thinkers of ancient China and experience the traditional life-style of China's ancient cities.

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11 Days Golden Triangle Tour with Shanxi Highlights

Beijing / Datong / Pingyao / Xian / Shanghai

This tour adds the heritage sites of Shanxi - Yungang Grottoes & Pingyao Ancient City into your China Golden Triangle tour! In 11 days, you’ll not only get into the “Ancient Chinese Culture Museum”, but also be impressed by the modern city life.

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Shaolin Temple
11 Days Essence of China Culture Tour by Bullet Trains

Beijing / Pingyao / Xian / Luoyang / Shanghai

Stepping back into Imperial China! The northern China cities Beijing, Xian, Pingyao and Luoyang keep the essence of ancient China culture and history. Start your trip from Beijing, the city of 7 World Heritage Sites. Then take a bullet train to Pingyao, the best-preserved walled ancient city which used to be a financial center for ancient China. After that, you will get to Xian and Luoyang, two great ancient capitals of China. You will also visit Shaolin Temple, the holy shrine of Chinese Buddhism as well as the place where Chinese Kung Fu originated. Lastly, take a flight to Shanghai to finish your exciting trip.

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Experience the Real Shaolin Kung Fu
12 Days Historical China Tour with Bullet Train Experience

Beijing / Datong / Pingyao / Xian / Luoyang / Dengfeng / Zhengzhou

If you want to explore the history and culture of China to the fullest, this tour is right for you. Many World Heritage Cultural Sites in the North China like Great Wall, Terracotta Warriors, Yungang Grottoes, Pingyao Ancient City, Longmen Grottoes etc. are included. You won’t miss Shaolin Kung Fu experience in 12 days.

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