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2 Days Datong Yungang Grottoes Tour

Buddhist History and Art


Featuring the world Heritage, Yungang Grottoes is the must-see for Datong Tour, apart from that, the hanging Temple with its unique stunning structure draws tourists’ attention. And many other scenic spots in Datong all provided for you in this 2-day tour.

Highlights of this tour

  • Appreciate over 50,000 various shapes of Buddhist statues in Yungang Grottoes;
  • Be marveled at the Hanging Temple stand firmly in the dangerously cliff-side;
  • Visit the first Yingxian Wooden Pagoda and enjoy the wonderful architecture.

Basic Trip Information

  1. 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. 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.
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Travel Length:
2 Days and 1 Night
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You, your family, friends or group
Any day you want

Full Itinerary Day by day (Can Be Customized)

Day 1 Datong Arrival

Welcome to Datong! Our driver and tour guide will pick you up at aiport,train station in Datong or your hotel, then head for Yungang Grottoes, the UNESCO World Heritage site to explore the rare and splendid Buddhist sculptures of over 50,000, which dated back to 5th-century.

Later, drive back to Datong city to visit Nine Dragon Screen Wall, the biggest and oldest dragon wall in China. Then there are 2 choices for you to experience the Liao & Jin Dynasty Temple: Huayan Temple or Shanhua Monastery. The former is the largest and best preserved monastery of the Liao dynasty, consisting of upper and lower parts; the latter is well preserved beautiful Buddhist building complex for 900 years history.

Stay overnight in Datong.

Yungang Grottoes(1)Shanhua Temple
Day 2 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!

Hanging TempleYingxian Wooden Pagoda

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