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Xian Luoyang Tour

1 Day Express Train Tour to Luoyang from Xian

Visit to Another Great Ancient Capital City

Have an extra day in Xian? Luoyang, famous for Longmen Grottoes and Shaolin Temple, is one of the greatest place to extend your trip. You can take a fast and comfortable high speed train from Xian to Luoyang, which takes only about 1 hour and 40 minutes to go. In this trip, you will leave Xian by train in the early morning so that you will have more flexible time to visit Longmen Grottoes and Shaolin Temple.

Highlights of this tour

  • Visit one of the best ancient stone-carving arts in China’s history - Longmen Grottoes;
  • Visit the UNESCO's World Heritage - Shaolin Temple.

Basic Trip Information

from $156
  1. 1. This price is for one person, based on a group of 2 adults sharing one double-bed room in a 4-star hotel and traveling in low seasons;
  2. 2. This price is subject to change according to your traveling season, group size, hotel class, change of activities and possible fluctuation of currency exchange rate.
Travel Route:
Xian / Luoyang
Travel Length:
1 Day and 0 Night
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Group Size:
You, your family, friends or group
Any day you want

Full Itinerary Day by day (Can Be Customized)

Day 1 Xian - Luoyang - Xian

This morning, you will take an early high speed train from Xian North Railway Station to Luoyang, for about 1.5 hours. Upon your arrival in Luoyang, your local professional guide will meet you at the railway station.

You will be escorted to visit the Longmen Grottoes which is listed as the World Heritage Site in 2000. Carrying over 1,500 years of history, Longmen Grottoes is the carving masterpiece, which went through over 400 years to complete, tracing back to 493 AD of Northern Wei dynasty. Now as a famous tourist site, it shows the bright period of Buddhist culture in ancient China.

In the afternoon, you will visit the Shaolin Temple, the birthplace of Chinese Zen Buddhism and Shaolin Martial Arts. It also has been included in the UNESCO's World Heritage list. Shaolin Temple may be the most famous temple in China due to Chinese Kungfu novels or movies. It's a dream place for Kungfu fans. Besides the temple itself, tourists can see Kungfu Show here, and the Pagoda Forest (the tombs for deceased monks) is also very impressive.

Lastly, you will take a high speed train back to Xian or leave Luoyang for other destinations directly.

Tips: this is a sidetrip from Xian to Luoyang excluding the visiting in Xian. If you want to cover Xian city tour in your itinerary, please feel free to let us adjust for you. Xian and Luoyang together need 3 full days to explore.

Longmen: A Treasure House of Ancient Buddhist Cave ArtExcellent Kungfu Training at Dengfeng Shaolin Temple

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