Enjoy the charm of Pingyao Ancient City, discover the World Heritage Sites and learn more history and culture of the north China in 3 days.
Highlights of this tour
Fully explore the Ancient City of Pingyao;
Extended to the nearby Shuanglin Temple to learn more about the religious in the past time;
Unique exploration in Zhangbi Ancient Castle.
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 Pingyao Arrival
Welcome to Pingyao, the best-preserved ancient town in China which is listed in UNESCO World Heritage Sites! According to your schedule, our local guide will meet you at Pingyao Railway Station, then escort you to check in your hotel. The rest of today is yours to get a rest or go outside for a leisure walking in the ancient town on your own.
Arrival Ideals: At present, travelers can get to Pingyao by taking a high speed train from Beijing (about 6hrs), Xian (about 3.5hrs), Taiyuan (about 2hrs), Chengdu (about 8hrs), Chongqing (about 9hrs), Yuncheng (about 6hrs), etc.
Day 2 Pingyao (B, L)
On this day, your guide will pick you at
your hotel. Your Pingyao Ancient City
tour starts from the Ancient City Wall of Pingyao,
where you can have a panorama view of the layout of this town. Then you will
move on to the Rishengchang Former Bank,
which shows you the original bank system in the past.
After that, stroll on the traditional Ming and Qing Street, a cobbled
road with old buildings on either side. You may like tracing back to the former
bustle bazaar in the old days. Later, visit the
Temple of City God, which also called Chenghuangmiao in
Chinese. You will appreciate the wonderful wood carvings, paintings and
sculptures in the old temple.
The last travel destination today is Shuanglin Monastery, where contents a
large amount of clay figures and wooden sculptures of various gods, goddesses
and saints. You will be impressed by the traditional Chinese art forms.
Day 3 Pingyao Departure (B, L)
After breakfast, driving about 1 hour to Zhangbi Ancient Castle, which
is a series of tunnels dug to hide out in times of war in over 1380 years ago.
You will be amazed by the fabulous feat of architecture and engineering in
Later, move to Wang's Family Compound, the Forbidden City of folk residence. With
54 courtyards and over 1000 rooms, this massive compound is one of the largest
of the residential complexes built by successful Shanxi merchants.
After visiting, your local guide will send
you to Airport / Railway Station
to catch your flight / train to next destination.
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;
How Our Teams Serve you at China Discovery
"Highest Standards of Quality and Honesty" is the core value of each
specialized team at
Eveyone in our company is working hard for only one goal, which is to ensure the highest
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.
We're working at Chengdu Bamboo International Tours, local based in
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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