6 Days Beijing Luoyang Highlights Tour by Train from

Magnificent Ancient Chinese Culture

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Both Beijing and Luoyang are important historical cities of ancient China. Beijing is featured in grandiose imperial culture, while Luoyang is famous for magnificent Buddhist sites. Traveling Beijing and Luoyang together will bring you an wonderful experience of Chinese culture and history. You will also have a chance to visit the famous Shaolin Temple in Dengfeng, not far away from Luoyang.

Highlights of this tour

  • Marvel at the grand palaces, gardens, treasure relics, sacred temples in great ancient Beijing City;
  • Take a once in a lifetime visit to the brilliant Great Wall of China;
  • Visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites which are also sacred Buddhist sites - Longmen Grottoes and Shaolin Temple.

Basic Trip Information

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  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.
Travel Route:
Beijing / Luoyang / Dengfeng / Luoyang
Travel Length:
6 Days and 5 Nights
Tour Code:
CD-LBST-06
Group Size:
You, your family, friends or group
Experience:
ArchitectureCulture
Departure:
Any day you want

Full Itinerary Day by day

Day 1 Beijing Arrival

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Ni Hao! welcome to Beijing, the iconic city and capital of China! You will be met by our local tour guide at the arrival hall of Beijing Airport and escorted to your downtown hotel by a private comfortable vehicle. The rest of the day is your own to relax. If you want to explore nearby areas, feel free to get some practical suggestions from your tour guide.

Arrival Ideals: At present, there are many international and domestic flights to Beijing. Besides, you can take a high speed train to this capital city from Shanghai (5-6 hrs), Xian (5.5 hrs), Guangzhou (8-9.5 hrs), etc.

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Day 2 Beijing (B, L)

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After breakfast, start to explore the historical face of Beijing with a brief visit to Tiananmen Square which is now the largest city plaza in the world. Tiananmen Gate on the northern square was the site where the Chairman Mao announced the establishment of the People's Republic of China. Stepping into the Tiananmen, you will see one of the world’s 5 most important palaces – Forbidden City, a huge palace complex of more than 9,000 rooms where 24 emperors of Ming and Qing Dynasties used to live in. Pass through various doorways to admire the magnificent and well preserved buildings decorated with yellow glazed tile roof, white marble base and splendid colorful paintings.

After lunch, drive to the outskirts of Beijing to spend an enjoyable time in Summer Palace, the largest and best-preserved royal garden in China. Stroll around ancient pavilions, mansions, temples, bridges and corridors. Feast your eyes on the vast lotus in Kunming Lake and the colored paintings in Long Corridor.

Optional activity: you can watch a wonderful Kungfu Show in theatre after dinner.

Tiananmen Square Forbidden City
Day 3 Beijing (B, L)

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After breakfast, drive about 70km to witness one of the Seven Wonders of the World - the Great Wall. Visit the Mutianyu, a less crowded yet well-preserved segment of the Great Wall built in the Ming Dynasty. It will more than live up to all of your expectations! You’ll take a cable car to ascend the Great Wall, then hike the most beautiful and interesting part of Mutianyu and climb up its rising towers to enjoy scenic views of the wall as it wriggles along mountain ridges and you take brag-worthy photos. After the exciting time, descend by cable car. (Note: If energy permits, you can hike up or down which takes about 40 minutes to climb steps. Please tell your likes to your travel consultant.)

Continue your trip to Sacred Way, a 7-kilometer-long passage leading to the Imperial Tombs of 13 Emperors of Ming Dynasty. The Emperor, known as the Son of the Heaven, who came from Heaven to his country through the Sacred Way, also would return to Heaven through this road. Take a walk through the largest archway in China and Great Palace Gate and you’ll see the magnificent stone guard of 12 sets of mythical animals and 12 officials. Then drive back to Beijing city and take a short stop at the Beijing Olympic Village to view its famous Bird’s Nest and Water Cube from the outside.

Optional activity: After the whole day’s tour, treat yourself a great dinner to taste the famous Peking Roasted Duck at Quanjude.

Mutianyu great wallSacred Way Bird's Nest
Day 4 Beijing & High Speed Train to Luoyang (B, L)

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After breakfast, drive to the imperial site – Temple of Heaven. It was originally used to pay homage to Heaven and pray for harvest, now becomes a bustling place for locals to take part in traditional activities, such as Tai Chi, dancing, kite flying, water calligraphy, etc.

Then, get back to central city to hop on a rickshaw to experience Beijing Hutongs – small alleys made of neighboring quadrangle dwellings. Shuttle among different Hutongs to feel the old Beijing life style, meet various antique shops and small boutiques, feel the historical changes of Beijing.

Till now, your Beijing tour is about to end. Your tour guide will see you off at the Beijing West Railway Station for your high speed train to Luoyang (about 4 hours). Be pick up by your tour guide at Luoyang Railway Station, and escorted to your hotel in Luoyang. The rest of today is on your own to explore this ancient capital of China.

Xian train
Day 5 Luoyang - Dengfeng - Luoyang (B, L)

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After breakfast, your guide will pick you up at your hotel and drive you to Dengfeng, where your lifetime Shaolin Kungfu tour begins. You’ll first visitShaolin Temple, the birthplace of Zen Buddhism and the cradle of Kung Fu. “All martial arts under heaven arose out Shaolin”. In Shaolin Monastery, you could explore the authentic Shaolin Kung Fu. Then continue your visit to thePagoda Forest, where hundreds of stone pagodas, memorials to past monks, are tightly grouped together in a forest.

Catch the chance to watch the exciting Shaolin Kung Fu performance at Martial Arts Hall. You could choose to watch the show for free in the time of 10:30-11:00; 11:30-12:00; 14:00-14:30; 15:00-15:30; 16:00-16:30. In the show, the typical Shaolin Kung Fu “Shaolin Boxing”, “Shaolin Stick” and “Tongzigong” etc. are performed.

After the tour, drive back to Luoyang city.

Excellent Kunfu Training at Dengfeng Shaolin TemplePagoda Forest
Day 6 Luoyang Departure (B, L)

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Today, your tour starts from White Horse Temple, built in Western Han Dynasty. With a history of 1900 years, the temple is regarded as the “No.1 Ancient Temple under Heaven”.

Later, proceed to visit Longmen Grottoes. Densely scattered along the cliffs on both banks of Yi River, the UNESCO World Heritage Site Longmen Grottoes contain the largest and most impressive collection of Chinese art of the late Northern Wei and Tang Dynasties (316-907). You’ll appreciate the Chinese Buddhist art by visiting the major caves (Fengxian Temple, Guyang Cave, Three Bingyang Caves etc.) with notable displays of Buddhist sculptures and calligraphic inscriptions.

After the tour, you will be escorted to catch your flight/train to next destination or back to Beijing.

Longmen Grottoes

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