Our guide will meet you
in your hotel in Beijing. Take private car or van
to Beijing Railway Station. Our guide will help
you in arranging your soft-berth on the train. The
train leaves in the evening and you will spend the
night on the train (4-bed cabin).
Arrival in Datong on the
early morning, our local guide will pick you up
at the Datong station. After breakfast in the hotel,
tour to Yungang Grottoes, then visit Huayan Temple.
After lunch, visit Shanhua Monastery and the Nine
Ancient Chinese Buddhist temple grottoes. They represent
the outstanding achievement of Buddhist cave art
in China in the 5th and 6th centuries. Yungang Grottoes
is composed of 252 grottoes with more than 51,000
Buddha statues. Sculptures here range from only
2-centimeter high to 17-meter high.
It was built in 1062 to house stone or bronze statues
of emperors. The temple is strikingly magnificent
and splendid. There are numerous vivid old Buddhist
figures inside the temple.
The temple was first founded during the early 8th
century of the Tang Dynasty (618-907), but its earliest
surviving building dates from the 11th century.
The monastery proper is a good manifestation of
the traditional Chinese architectural philosophy,
with most of the buildings located in careful symmetry
and all the main constructions standing along a
- Beijing (Breakfast,
After breakfast, explore the Hanging Temple. Then
drive to Yingxian County and visit the Yingxian
Wooden Pagoda. After dinner, be transferred to Datong
station and take overnight train back to Beijing
A temple built into a cliff to avoid floods from
the snows on the peaks above, it is 75 meters above
the ground. Standing at the foot of Hengshan Mountain
and originally erected in 491, the temple is a wonder
of Buddhist engineering.
Yingxian Wooden Pagoda:
Built in 1056 and with a total height of 67.31 meters,
it is the oldest fully wooden pagoda in China. It
has survived seven earthquakes in history, especially
a great earthquake happened in the Yuan Dynasty
(1328 A.D.) that lasted for seven days.
Arrive Beijing, be met and
transferred to your hotel, end of service.
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Quotation Inclusions For Above Tour:
Quotation Exclusions For Above Tour:
1. Hotel accommodation
The hotel is based on two persons
sharing one twin or double standard room with private
Daily American or Chinese breakfast
at the hotel, Chinese lunch and dinner in local Chinese
restaurant as specified in the itinerary above.
3. Private Transport
Private transport between airport
or railway station and hotel and all the sights by
4. Entrance tickets
The main entrance tickets for
the sights mentioned.
5. Guiding service
All normal sightseeing tours
in each city with English-speaking guide and admission
fees where applicable.
China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty
Insurance. We highly recommend that you purchase full
coverage travel insurance from you country of origin.
7. Flights Tickets:
Domestic flights of economic
class in the itinerary.
1. Visa Fees
Charge of obtaining your visa
to enter China.
2. Charge of arrival and departure
The international or domestic
air / train charge of arrival and departure.
3. Single Room Supplement
Should a twin room is needed
by a single guest, supplement of the twin room will
What is single supplement? - The hotel is based on
double occupancy. If the visitor travels alone or
the number of the travelers is odd (such as 3, 5,
7...), who stays in one single room has to pay the
single room supplement. As the hotel is on double
4. Personal Expenses
Expenses of a personal nature
such as laundry, drinks, fax, telephone call, optional
activities or sightseeing, overweight baggage charges
or meals not indicated, ect.
5. Optional Programs
Optional programs which are
not specified in the above itinerary.
Tips to the guide and driver
for well-done job, entirely voluntary.
Yungang Grottoes, Datong
Yungang Grottoes, Datong
Nine Dragon Screen
Yingxian Wooden Pagoda