Datong and Pingyao with Train from Beijing
Beijing, Datong, Pingyao
Code: BJS09
Tour Type: Private Tour
This is a private tour for your group of family or friends. No other travelers will join you. It's always available for your schedule!
Departure: Daily
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Dining

All breakfasts included. Lunches are excluded for your freedom to choose cuisines while guides will give recommendations and guide you there. Dinners are left to your own arrangement.

Note: Averagely, the cost per meal is around USD10 per person.

Transport

Within a City: Private Air-conditioned Vehicle

Between Cities: Soft Sleeper Train/Private Air-conditioned Vehicle

Accommodations

  Luxury Superior
Datong Yungang Meigao Hotel, Datong Yungang Meigao Hotel, Datong
Pingyao Pingyao Yunjincheng Mansion Yide Hotel, Pingyao

Detail Itinerary

Day 1

Beijing-Datong

Please manage the way by yourselves to the railway station for taking the soft sleeper train heading Datong. Upon arrival, your guide will meet you at the station and transfer you to the hotel. If you need us to book the hotel accommodation or tours for Beijing before heading to Datong, please feel free to let us know. We are glad to help.

Day 2

Datong

Explore Datong which boasts numerous renowned attractions. First of all, head for the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Yungang Grottoes, the largest and most well-preserved group of grottoes extant in China now, comprising of over 200 caverns, housing more than 50,000 Buddha Statues. After that, drive back to downtown Datong to admire the spectacular Nine-Dragon Screen, which was erected in front of the mansion of the 13th son of Zhu Yuanzhang, the founding father of Ming Dynasty, around the year of 1392, and the nearby Shanhua Monastery, a grand Buddhist temple built during the Tang Dynasty. (B)

Day 3

Datong - Pingyao

Today you will head for Pingyao. On the way there you will be able to pay a visit to the miraculous Hanging Temple on Mount Hengshan, which is hailed as one of the most spectacular and mysterious architectural miracle on the history; and the imposing Wooden Pagoda in Ying County, the tallest and oldest wooden pagoda extant in China at present. Then drive to the hotel at Pingyao and check in. (B)

Day 4

Pingyao

Your whole day's sightseeing in Pingyao Ancient Town covers highlights such as Rishengchang Draft Bank, a type of banking institution invented back in the early 19th century, Ancient City Wall, one of the four most well-preserved and prestigious city walls across China, dating back to 1370 AD, and Ming and Qing Street, also known as Southern Street, the most bustling commercial centre of Pingyao ever since 1856 AD. (B)

Day 5

Pingyao - Taiyuan and depart from Taiyuan

In the morning, you will visit Qiao Family Compound which fully showcases the unique architectural style of the residence in North China during the Qing Dynasty, and Shuanglin Monastery which boasts a long history of over 1,400 years. Afterwards you will be transferred to the airport at Taiyuan to catch your departing flight. Your memorable China tour ends here. (B)

Note: Flight or train back to Beijing is available upon request at a surcharge. Transportation or tours for your next destination within China are also available.

Tour Price

Departure: Daily 2017/2018

Prices (USD/PP) Based on Twin Occupancy (2-5 Persons)
Year Round
Luxury USD889
Superior USD851
  Jan 01, 2018 - Dec 31, 2019
Note: The prices shown above are not valid during China's Official Holidays (such as National Day - 01 to 07, Oct. Chinese Spring Festival - 04 Feb to 10 Feb, 2019, etc.).

Price Inclusions

• 1. Admission fees: to sightseeing spots & activities specified;

• 2. Meals: as specified above;

• 3. Tour guides: excellent private English-speaking guide;

• 4. Accommodations: hotels based on double/twin occupancy as specified;

• 5. Transfers: land transfer with drivers as specified;

• 6. Travel Agency Liability Insurance during the tour.

• 7. Government taxes & fees.

Price Exclusions

• 1. International/domestic flights to/from above cities as specified;

• 2. China visa fees;

• 3. Gratuities to guides & drivers and any expense of personal nature;

• 4. Our tour package does not include Travel Insurance. Please DO purchase the Travel Insurance before your trip to against any unforeseen circumstance.

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Datong and Pingyao with Train from Beijing
  • Beijing, Datong, Pingyao
  • Code: BJS09
  • Tour Type: Private Tour
  • Departure: Daily
Itinerary Breakdown

Detail Itinerary

Day 1

Beijing-Datong

Please manage the way by yourselves to the railway station for taking the soft sleeper train heading Datong. Upon arrival, your guide will meet you at the station and transfer you to the hotel. If you need us to book the hotel accommodation or tours for Beijing before heading to Datong, please feel free to let us know. We are glad to help.

Day 2

Datong

Explore Datong which boasts numerous renowned attractions. First of all, head for the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Yungang Grottoes, the largest and most well-preserved group of grottoes extant in China now, comprising of over 200 caverns, housing more than 50,000 Buddha Statues. After that, drive back to downtown Datong to admire the spectacular Nine-Dragon Screen, which was erected in front of the mansion of the 13th son of Zhu Yuanzhang, the founding father of Ming Dynasty, around the year of 1392, and the nearby Shanhua Monastery, a grand Buddhist temple built during the Tang Dynasty. (B)

Day 3

Datong - Pingyao

Today you will head for Pingyao. On the way there you will be able to pay a visit to the miraculous Hanging Temple on Mount Hengshan, which is hailed as one of the most spectacular and mysterious architectural miracle on the history; and the imposing Wooden Pagoda in Ying County, the tallest and oldest wooden pagoda extant in China at present. Then drive to the hotel at Pingyao and check in. (B)

Day 4

Pingyao

Your whole day's sightseeing in Pingyao Ancient Town covers highlights such as Rishengchang Draft Bank, a type of banking institution invented back in the early 19th century, Ancient City Wall, one of the four most well-preserved and prestigious city walls across China, dating back to 1370 AD, and Ming and Qing Street, also known as Southern Street, the most bustling commercial centre of Pingyao ever since 1856 AD. (B)

Day 5

Pingyao - Taiyuan and depart from Taiyuan

In the morning, you will visit Qiao Family Compound which fully showcases the unique architectural style of the residence in North China during the Qing Dynasty, and Shuanglin Monastery which boasts a long history of over 1,400 years. Afterwards you will be transferred to the airport at Taiyuan to catch your departing flight. Your memorable China tour ends here. (B)

Note: Flight or train back to Beijing is available upon request at a surcharge. Transportation or tours for your next destination within China are also available.

Dining
Accommodations
Transport
Inclusions
Exclusions
Dates & Prices (USD/PP)
Departure:Daily 2017/2018
Based on Twin Occupancy (2-5 Persons)
  • Year Round
Luxury USD 889
Superior USD 851
Note: The prices shown above are not valid during China's Official Holidays (such as National Day - 01 to 07, Oct. Chinese Spring Festival - 04 Feb to 10 Feb, 2019, etc.).