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3 Days Datong Yungang Grottoes Appreciation from Beijing

Datong Yungang Grottoes Tour

50 minutes' flight takes you from Beijing to Datong. Then you will start your Datong tour by seeing one of China's four most famous Buddhist Grottoes - Yungang Grottoes and the Hanging Temple which dates back to 1500 years ago in Northern Wei Dynasty.This specially designed tour will amaze you deeply.

Tour Code:BJ-DT-01
Destination:Beijing
Tour Days:3 Days
Departure Date:You Choose

  
Reasons of choosing this Beijing Tour
  • Visit Yungang Grottoes carved out of sandstone cliffs on Wuzhou Mountain
  • Have a better understanding of Chinese culture and religion
Tour Dates Destinations Services Provided Meals Included
Day 1 Beijing,Datong Airport Transfer (Datong), Yungang Grottoes, Datong Nine-Dragon Screen Wall Chinese Lunch
Day 2 Datong Hanging Monastery, Yingxian Wooden Pagoda Breakfast,Chinese Lunch
Day 3 Depart Datong Hotel to airport Transfer (Datong), Airport Transfer (Beijing) Breakfast

This Datong Tour from Beijing Itinerary

Day 1

Place & Transport:Beijing to Datong, Flight No. TBA
Today's Activities: Airport Transfer (Datong), Yungang Grottoes, Datong Nine-Dragon Screen Wall
Meals:Chinese Lunch

Small Group China Tours:Yungang Grottoes Yungang Grottoes
Small Group China Tours:Nine-Dragon Screen Wall Nine-Dragon Screen Wall

- 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.
- Datong Nine-Dragon Screen Wall :Being well-preserved till now, this Nine Dragon Wall in Datong was constructed of glazed tiles and engraved with nine dragons. Painted in different colors, these nine dragons are lively just like flying swiftly upward. The clearance among the dragons was filled with stones and float grasses. The bottom of the wall carved 41 groups of pictures of two dragons playing with the pearl. The waist of the wall was compounded with 75 pieces of relieves made up of colored glaze brick, collecting lifelike cattle, horse, sheep, dog, deer, rabbit and so on.

Day 2

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

Small Group China Tours:Hanging Monastery Hanging Monastery
 Small Group China 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, Flight No. TBA
Today's Activities: Hotel to airport Transfer (Datong), Airport Transfer (Beijing)
Meals:Breakfast

Price Details Based on Per Person

Price Detail with hotel
Nov.1 - Mar.31 Superior Deluxe Economy Single Room Supplement *
1 person $747 $781 $730 -
2-5 persons $509 $526 $509 $54/$80/$46
6-9 persons $424 $433 $407 $54/$80/$46
10 persons Up $414 $423 $397 $54/$80/$46
Apr.1 - Oct.31 Superior Deluxe Economy Single Room Supplement *
1 person $747 $781 $730 -
2-5 persons $509 $526 $509 $54/$80/$46
6-9 persons $424 $433 $407 $54/$80/$46
10 persons Up $414 $423 $397 $54/$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 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.

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

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