Wonder why Hanging Temple can standing perilously in cliff? Join now to unlock your doubt after the visit to Yungang Grottoes in the 3-day Datong Culture Tour.
Highlights of this tour
Appreciate over 50,000 various shapes of Buddhist statues in Yungang Grottoes;
Visit Hanging temple of perfect architectural aesthetics with lever principle methods;
Visit the first Yingxian Wooden Pagoda and enjoy the wonderful architecture.
Basic Trip Information
1. This price is for one person, based on a group of 2 adults sharing one double-bed room in 4-star hotel and traveling in low seasons;
2. This price is subject to change according your traveling season, group size, hotel class, change of activities and possible fluctuation of currency exchange rate.
3 Days and 2 Nights
You, your family, friends or group
Any day you want
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Full Itinerary Day by day (Can Be Customized)
Day 1 Datong Arrival
Welcome to Datong. After getting off at Datong Yungang Airport, you will meet out tour guide and escort you to your hotel in Datong. The rest of day is free for you to this ancient city with over one thousand history.
Day 2 Datong ( B, L )
Today’s tour starts to visit the famous Yungang Grottoes, which hold 53 grottoes with 51,000 statues. The Grottoes are the highlight of your visit to Datong, for it is the treasure of traditional Chinese art that also influenced by Greek and Indian style.
After lunch, move on to Shanhua Monastery that consists of a set of well-preserved buildings of Liao Dynasty (905-1125). Then, continue to have a look at Nine Dragon Screen, the oldest and largest glazed screen in China. The dragons on the wall appear so vivid and marvelous that you can’t imagine they were built over 600 years ago. Later, head for Huayan Temple, a key cultural site from Liao Dynasty, keeps the largest wooden structure of Buddhist temple hall, with elegant mural and scriptures engraved here.
Stay overnight at Datong.
Day 3 Datong & Datong Departure ( B, L )
After breakfast, you will move to Hanging Temple for one hour’s driving. Here you have enough time to unlock the mystery of why this unusual temple could stand in the precarious position. After that, drive another 1 hour to Yingxian Wooden Pagoda, the 'First Pagoda in the World' and visit this oldest and highest wooden gem in the architectural field.
Hanging Temple: at the foot of Mt. Hengshan, it sits serenely along steep cliffs. Standing 60 meters high in the air, its 40 perilous halls and pavilions lean straight over the Canyon. Far from the crowd, you can’t help to wonder at the ancients’ wisdom and integrate of nature.
(Please note: Since Yingxian Wooden Pagoda is under maintenance and protection at present, travelers cannot climb up to pagoda. Instead, if you want to visit this site, you can have a good look at it from afar.)
After the tour, be transferred to the Airport in Datong for the flight to your next destination. Service ends!
1. This price is for one person, based on a group of 2 adults sharing one standard double-bed room in 4-star hotel and traveling with our private tour in low seasons. 2. This price is subject to change according your traveling season, group size, hotel class, change of activities in your itinerary and possible fluctuation of currency exchange rate. If you want a lower price, you can get more people to join you, or use economy class hotels.
3. This price is only valid to March 31, 2021.
4. Reference exchange rate of USD 1= RMB 6.9. The final quote is based on current exchange rate. It may change according to the currency fluctuation, while the RMB quotation will be remained the same.
Professional licensed English-speaking guide;
Admission tickets for all attractions listed in the itinerary;
Accommodation as listed in the itinerary;
Necessary transfers as listed in the itinerary;
All meals as listed( “B” for Chinese and Western breakfast buffet in your hotel; “L” for Chinese Lunch in local restaurant; “D” for Chinese dinner in local restaurant.);
Our service charge, including tour planning, handling, operational and communication charges.
Accommodation not listed in the itinerary;
Single Room Supplement;
Sightseeing not listed in the itinerary;
Recommended optional activities;
Flights or trains not listed in the itinerary;
Optional tips to guides, drivers, etc;
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level of service,
luxury, and attention to detail from the minute you begin planning your trip, to the day
1-on-1 Travel Consultant
Our travel consultants are professional, experienced and responsible,
helping you from the
very beginning to the end of your China trip!
After sending us an inquiry, one of our travel consultants will get back to you
hrs. In the next few days, he/she will be working closely with you to formulate a
tour plan, as well as providing professional suggestions based on your travel
time, and budget.
Beside, he/she will keep in contact with you during your entire tour in China,
if everything is going well as planned.
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Local Tour Guides
Our local guide in every destination is not only very friendly,
enthusiastic but also very
informative and knowledgeable.
Once you arrive in the destination, the patient and punctual guides will pick you up
you to get under skin of the city at your own pace. By in-depth discovery and
they’ll show you more about the history, culture, customs and authentic local life.
the journey, they're not only expert guides who take care of all the details but
travelers who are dedicated to help you explore in comfort and style.
Our guides are passionate about what they do, and it shows all the way!
Local Drivers & Vehicle
Using our private transfer service makes you comfortable, relaxed and worry
free all the
Our private service includes licensed drivers with many years’ driving experience
non-smoking, clean and well-maintained cars/vans. Drivers are local, polite,
helpful, taking you to your tourist sites, hotels, airport/train stations in
kinds of vehicle are offered, and yours depends on the size of your group. Usually,
sedan cars, SUVs, business vans (MPV) and different types of buses, all with extra
for your luggage.
Our private transfer service guarantees you the highest comfort!
Comfortable & Homelike Hotels
In each destination, you’ll enjoy a comfortable stay in a great location!
The hotels we choose are based on star rating, great locations, well-equipped
bed, high quality service and guests’ feedbacks. Choices are a lot ranging from
star, comfortable 4 star to budget 3 star. You could decide where to stay to best
your budget and likes. Generally, the hotels have both Western and Chinese
a wide choices.
If you have already got an ideal hotel, please feel free to tell our travel
consultants and they'll
book the hotel for you.
Have good sleep in our well-selected hotels in all the destinations of
Meals & Dining
We can satisfy all the dietary requirements no matter you want Chinese
local food, western
food, vegetarian food or muslin food.
The restaurants we will take you for lunch or dinner are all designated tourist
by local tourist administration bureau. They have very good sanitary conditions and
is prepared fresh and clean.
There will be some meals excluded in your itinerary as you like, and your private
be delighted to give you some suggestions and take you to the local restaurants to
like Beijing Roast Duck, Xian Dumpling Dinner, Sichuan Hotpot, etc., if you are
in local food tasting.
All the dining options will satisfy your stomach!
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