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Well-designed for the visitors who come to Shanxi for the first time, the tour incorporate in three main destinations of the province - Datong, Mt Wutai & Pingyao, and covers several China well-known attractions, such as Yungang Grottoes, Wutai Mountain, Jici Temple, Nine Dragon Screen, Hanging Temple, Wooden Pagoda at Ying County and Pingyao Ancient City. The trip offers you a taste of ancient Chinese history and culture.

Duration: 7 days & 6 nights

Destinations: Datong - Mount Wutai - Taiyuan - Pingyao

Starting Point: Datong

Ending Point: Pingyao

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Arrival in Datong by train or bus in the evening, be picked up and transferred to the hotel.

Visit the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site – Yungang Grottoes. Then proceed to ancient Huayan Temple of Liao and Jin Dynasty and Nine Dragon Screen.

Meal: B, L

Yungang Grottoes

Drive to visit Hanging Temple, Wooden Pagoda at Ying County, which is the oldest existent fully wooden pagoda still standing in China, first built in 1056. Overnight at Wutaishan city.

Meal: B, L

Half day tour to Mount Wutai, one of the four holy mountains for Buddhists in China, you will tour the Xiantong Temple, Pusading Temple and Tayuan Temple. After lunch, drive 4 hours to Taiyuan, the capital city of Shanxi Province.

Meal: B, L

Mount Wutai

After breakfast, transfer to visit Jinci Temple, which was founded about 1,400 years ago, boasting a diverse collection of more than 100 sculptures, buildings, terraces, and bridges. Then proceed to Pingyao, you will visit Qiao Family Compound and Double Forest Temple before checking into the hotel.

Meal: B, L

Jinci Temple

Explore the old town of Pingyao escorted by your guide, including the visits to the city wall, Rishengchang Draft Bank and Ming and Qing Street. Free time at the rest of the day.

Meal: B, L

the city wall

Drive to Taiyuan, and board the flight or train to your next destination.

Meal: B

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What's included

  • Guide

    Private tours escorted by an English-speaking guide.

  • Meals

    Meals specified in itinerary as B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner.

  • Transport

    Private transfers airport/hotel/airport.

  • Accommodation

    Accommodations with daily breakfast.

  • Other

    Domestic flights and trains listed.
    Admission fees.

  • Visa

    Visa arrangement. Please consult the local Chinese Embassy or Consulates-General first for the tourist visa.

  • Other

    Excess luggage charge(the luggage allowance at economy class is 20kg).
    Personal expense.
    Any meals not specified as "B, L or D".
    Gratuities to guides and drivers.

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