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3 Days Cultural Tour of Datong from Beijing

Rich religious Datong Tour from Beijing

The World Heritage listed Datong Yugang Grottoes as one of China's most famous historical sites which can be reached easily from Beijing by train.This Beijing-Datong tour contains rich religious culture such as the Hanging Monastery which was magically built into a near vertical rock surface about 50 meters above the ground. It is also the only one in China that enshrines Buddhism, Taoism and Confucianism within one monastery. The pagoda was built in 1056 and it remains a mystery to scientists and tourists alike that this pagoda withstood several natural disasters and still was able to maintain its original condition.It's the best choice for you to go on your family tour or Group tour.
Tour Code:BJ-DT-02
Tour Days:3 Days
Departure Date:You Choose

Reasons of choosing this Beijing Tour
  • Explore Datong rich in religious culture
  • Visit the famous pagoda withstood several natural disasters but maintain its original condition.
Tour Dates Destinations Services Provided Meals Included
Day 1 Beijing,Datong Train station Transfer (Datong) /
Day 2 Datong Hanging Monastery, Yingxian Wooden Pagoda Breakfast,Chinese Lunch
Day 3 Depart Datong Yungang Grottoes, Hotel to Train station Transfer (Datong) Breakfast,Chinese Lunch

Itinerary:Beijing Datong Tour

Day 1

Place & Transport: Beijing to Datong, Train No. K615 (Beijing West Railway Station Railway Station - Datong Railway Station Railway Station) Dep 15:40 - Arr 21:45
Today's Activities: Train station Transfer (Datong)

Day 2

Place & Transport: Datong
Today's Activities:Hanging Monastery, Yingxian Wooden Pagoda
Meals:Breakfast,Chinese Lunch

Beijing Datong tours:Hanging Monastery Hanging Monastery
 Beijing Datong tours:Yingxian Wooden Pagoda Yingxian Wooden Pagoda

- Hanging Monastery :The most famous scenic spot in Mt. Hengshan, Hanging Temple, has stood at the foot of Mt. Hengshan for over one thousand years. Leaning on the precipitous mountain face and facing a deep valley, the temple was constructed in a unique way, which is the buildings are supported by sturdy wooden pillars inserted in holes cut in the mountain body. Seeing it from the distance you could find it hanging in the mid air miraculously, hence the name ‘Hanging Temple.
- Yingxian Wooden Pagoda :This wooden pagoda has a history of over 1000 years. It is built on a four-meter-high groundwork with a total height of 67.31 meters, and a diameter of 30.27 meters at the bottom. It is recorded that it has survived seven earthquakes in the history, especially a great earthquake happened in the Yuan Dynasty (1328 A.D.) that lasted for seven days, which testifies its rational use of components and fine construction.

Day 3

Place & Transport:Datong to Beijing, Train No. T284/T281 (Datong Railway Station Railway Station - Beijing West Railway Station Railway Station) Dep 16:32 - Arr 22:14
Today's Activities:Yungang Grottoes, Hotel to Train station Transfer (Datong)
Meals:Breakfast,Chinese Lunch

Beijing Datong tours:Yungang Grottoes Yungang Grottoes

- Yungang Grottoes ):It is one of World Culture Sites - Yungang Grottoes. It is said that Yungang Grottoes are the best preserved sites in China with 53 caves containing over 51,000 stone carvings of Buddha and Buddhist. Located about 16 km southwest of the city of Datong in Shanxi province, Yungang Grottoes, mainly constructed between 460-525 AD during the Northern Wei dynasty, represent exceptional feat of Buddhist cave art in China in the 5th and 6th century. It has got a total number of 53 grottoes consisting of more than 51,000 Buddha statues and statuettes.

Price Details Based on Per Person

Price Detail with hotel
Nov.1 - Mar.31 Superior Deluxe Economy Single Room Supplement *
1 person $594 $628 $577 -
2-5 persons $365 $390 $356 $57/$80/$46/
6-9 persons $271 $297 $271 $57/$80/$46/
10 persons Up $261 $287 $261 $57/$80/$46/
Apr.1 - Oct.31 Superior Deluxe Economy Single Room Supplement *
1 person $594 $628 $577 -
2-5 persons $365 $390 $356 $57/$80/$46/
6-9 persons $271 $297 $271 $57/$80/$46/
10 persons Up $261 $287 $261 $57/$80/$46/
Booking Notes:
1.Price is for reference only, may vary during special holidays and date.
2.The prices above are based on two persons sharing one standard room. If you prefer a single room on your own, please pay single room supplement.

Hotels Arranged

City Superior Deluxe Economy
Datong Weidu Internation Hotel Datong Garden Hotel Datong Jinhe Kailong Hotel

Price Inclusions and Exclusions of this Beijing Datong Tour

Price Inclusions:
  • Airport private transfers
  • Entrance fees and meals as mentioned
  • Private car or van with English speaking guide
  • Hotels fees based on two people sharing one room with twin beds
  • Service Charge & Government Taxes
  • China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance
  • Between airports and hotels Luggage Transfers
  • Arrangements
Price Exclusions:
  • International Airfare or Train Tickets to enter or leave China.
  • China Entry Visa Fees
  • Excess Baggage Charges.
  • Personal Expenses
  • Tips to your tour guide and driver
  • Any meals which are not specified in the tour itinerary.
  • Single Room Supplement.

1.wear attention and climate
Wear casually with comfortable sports shoes and pay attention to local weather and climate.

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