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Boutique Shaolin & Luoyang Tour from Xian
Longmen Grottoes, White Horse Temple, Shaolin Temple
Code: XA-P04
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!
Duration: 2 Days
Departure: Daily
Vehicle: Air-conditioned vehicle with licensed driver
Guide Service and Language: Professional English-speaking guide
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Ride on a high-speed train from Xian to Luoyang and start a 2-day private tour introducing you the popular cultural and historical heritages of the ancient capital Luoyang. You will visit Longmen Grottoes - one of the three largest Grottoes in China, White Horse Temple and Shaolin Temple - the most prominent Buddhist Temple across China where you can enjoy the exciting Kungfu Performance.

Tour Highlights

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  • We don't arrange any shopping stops or factory stores visits in the itinerary. You will save money and have more time to explore and experience more in Beijing.

Detail Itinerary

Day 1 Xian-Luoyang

You will be picked up from your hotel and transferred to Xian North Railway Station for the high speed train heading Luoyang. Upon arrival, you will be met by the tour guides and start your tour in Luoyang by visiting the prominent Longmen Grottoes, a World Heritage Site listed by UNESCO in 2000. Spanning a length of over 1,000 meters along both banks of Yi River, and housing more than 100,000 Buddha Statues and countless artifacts, the Longmen Grottoes is one of the three greatest grottoes in China that will enable you a chance to observe the stone-carving art of ancient China.

Longmen

Then, you’ll pay a visit to White Horse Temple. Established in 68 AD, White Horse Temple is hailed as the first-ever Buddhist temple across the whole China, and is also called the "No.1 Ancient Buddhist Temple of China". It used to be the sacred place for all Buddhists to visit and get inspired. You will learn stories more than the Temple itself but also origin of Buddhism here from your knowledgeable local guide. Then transfer to the hotel and your guide will assist you with check-in.

Accommodation: Hua-Yang Plaza Hotel (4 Star)

Day 2 Depart from Luoyang

After breakfast, you will head for the Shaolin Temple, the cradle of Chinese Zen Buddhism which has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2010. Being founded in 496 during Northern Wei Dynasty, the temple has witnessed the rises and falls of many dynasties. It is a place where you can see architectures from Ming and Qing Dynasties, and tomb stones of respected monks in Pagoda Forest. Above all, you will have a chance to enjoy the exciting Kungfu Performance from the actual Shaolin Monks.

Shaolin

Then, you'll be transferred to the Luoyang Railway Station for the train back to Xian. Upon arrival, your guide will pick you up and drive you to your hotel. End of the 2-day Luoyang tour. (B)

Tour Price

Departure: Daily 2017/2018

Prices (USD/PP) Based on Twin Occupancy (2-5 Persons)
Year Round
General USD451
Note: The price is not valid during National Day - 01 to 07 Oct, Chinese Spring Festival - 04 Feb to 10 Feb, 2019, and the Peony Culture Festival - 01 Apr to 10 May, etc.

Price Inclusions

• Entrance fees specified in the itinerary

• Activities specified in the itinerary

• 4-Star or 5-Star hotels based on double/twin occupancy as specified

• High speed railway train of Xian/Luoyang/Xian (2nd Class tickets)

• Ground transportation with Air-conditioned vehicle and licensed driver

• Breakfast specified

• Professional English speaking guide

• Railway station pickup & see off in Xian

Price Exclusions

• International flights/trains to/from Xian

• China visa fees

• Meal unspecified in the itinerary: 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.

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

• Travel insurance

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Boutique Shaolin & Luoyang Tour from Xian
  • Longmen Grottoes, White Horse Temple, Shaolin Temple
  • Code: XA-P04
  • Tour Type: Private Tour
  • Duration: 2 Days
  • Departure: Daily
  • Vehicle: Air-conditioned vehicle with licensed driver
  • Guide Service and Language: Professional English-speaking guide
Itinerary Breakdown

Detail Itinerary

Day 1 Xian-Luoyang

You will be picked up from your hotel and transferred to Xian North Railway Station for the high speed train heading Luoyang. Upon arrival, you will be met by the tour guides and start your tour in Luoyang by visiting the prominent Longmen Grottoes, a World Heritage Site listed by UNESCO in 2000. Spanning a length of over 1,000 meters along both banks of Yi River, and housing more than 100,000 Buddha Statues and countless artifacts, the Longmen Grottoes is one of the three greatest grottoes in China that will enable you a chance to observe the stone-carving art of ancient China.

Longmen

Then, you’ll pay a visit to White Horse Temple. Established in 68 AD, White Horse Temple is hailed as the first-ever Buddhist temple across the whole China, and is also called the "No.1 Ancient Buddhist Temple of China". It used to be the sacred place for all Buddhists to visit and get inspired. You will learn stories more than the Temple itself but also origin of Buddhism here from your knowledgeable local guide. Then transfer to the hotel and your guide will assist you with check-in.

Accommodation: Hua-Yang Plaza Hotel (4 Star)

Day 2 Depart from Luoyang

After breakfast, you will head for the Shaolin Temple, the cradle of Chinese Zen Buddhism which has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2010. Being founded in 496 during Northern Wei Dynasty, the temple has witnessed the rises and falls of many dynasties. It is a place where you can see architectures from Ming and Qing Dynasties, and tomb stones of respected monks in Pagoda Forest. Above all, you will have a chance to enjoy the exciting Kungfu Performance from the actual Shaolin Monks.

Shaolin

Then, you'll be transferred to the Luoyang Railway Station for the train back to Xian. Upon arrival, your guide will pick you up and drive you to your hotel. End of the 2-day Luoyang tour. (B)

Tour Highlights
Inclusions
Exclusions
Dates & Prices (USD/PP)
Departure:Daily 2017/2018
Based on Twin Occupancy (2-5 Persons)
  • Year Round
General USD 451
Note: The price is not valid during National Day - 01 to 07 Oct, Chinese Spring Festival - 04 Feb to 10 Feb, 2019, and the Peony Culture Festival - 01 Apr to 10 May, etc.