Overview

Explore the history of Chinese Kung Fu and its practices, including Shaolin Temple – the cradle of Chinese Kung Fu, famous Kung Fu school in Dengfeng, Chenjiagou Village - the hometown of Chen’s Taiji Boxing... And you will visit other scenic spots like Henan Provincial Museum, Chenjiagou Village, Mt. Yuntai Geological Park, DShaolin Temple, Pagoda Forest, Kung Fu school, Longmen Grottoes, Luoyang Museum.

Duration: 6 days & 5 nights

Destinations: Zhengzhou - Dengfeng - Luoyang

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Upon your arrival at Zhengzhou rail station or airport in morning, you will be greeted by your private tour guide and transfer to Chenjiagou Village of Wen County. The drive takes around 1.5hrs. Chenjiagou is the birthplace of Chen style taichi, the oldest of five traditional Tai chi styles. We are not coming for a beautiful view, but the knowledge of Taichi. Taichi is Chenjiagou’s identification what you can feel everywhere, from tai chi training centers, to Taichi schools, to recognizable architectures, to Ancestral Hall of Taichi… After the visits in Chenjiagou, take another 1.5hrs drive to Dengfeng, where the Shaolin Temple is located. At the leisure time, you are able to visit nearby villages where you can find some kung fu schools and see young students practicing their kung fu skills.

Morning, after breakfast, take a visit to Shaolin Temple, which is famous in and outside of China for Shaolin martial arts. The temple was built in 495, the 19th year of the reign of Emperor Xiaowen of the Northern Wei Dynasty. Listed on UNESCO’S World Cultural & Natural Heritage List, it is the cradle of Chinese Zen Buddhism and Shaolin Martial Arts. Pagoda Forest and Chinese Kung Fu performances are also included in the tour plan. Afterwards, take a Kung Fu class in a local Kung Fu School to learn from the master the kicks and moves. There are many schools of Kong Fu available for your preference, such as Taichi, Long boxing, Shaolin Cudgel, etc.

Meal: B, L

Easy Tour China clients with Shaolin master in the temple of China

Sanhuangzhai is located on the mountainside at the western foot of Songshan Shaoshi Mountains, with altitude of 1200 meters, covering a total area of about 35 square kilometers. It is an important part of Songshan Shaolin Scenic Area and also the most representative natural landscape area of Songshan World Geopark and Songshan National Forest Park. Take cable car up and then start hiking to see the plank bridge which is built on the side of the mountain, supported by trusses.

Thereafter, drive back Luoyang where is 1.5hrs away. Visit White Horse Temple. 12km east of Luoyang, founded in the year of 68 AD, the White Horse Temple was the first Buddhist temple constructed in China. Later have a walk at old city quarters of Luoyang, where you can discover its solid structure and enjoy leisure time there.

Meal: B, L

Walk throught the gate of White Horse Temple

Pay a visit to the famous Longmen Grottoes, a world heritage site named in 2000, the sculptures there are an outstanding manifestation of human artistic creativity. The grottoes and niches of Longmen contain the largest and most impressive collection of Chinese art of the late Northern Wei and Tang Dynasties (316- 907). These works, entirely devoted to the Buddhist religion, represent the high point of Chinese stone carving.

After the tour, transfer to Luoyang rail station/airport, for a train/flight to your next destination. End of your 4-day Kung Fu tour in Henan Province.

Meal: B, L


What's included

  • 1-on-1 Travel Consultant

    Your China based expert listens to your wishes carefully, provides professional advice, ensures unlimited itinerary revisions before done and 24/7 helpline service while traveling.

  • Private Local Guide and Driver

    Your guides are friendly, helpful and knowledgeable, and your drivers are professional, polite and patient. They are very flexible to accommodate your personal needs and happy to show you the local attractions, history, culture, foods and real life. 
    Private transfers from hotel to attractions, airport or train station are also included.

  • Accommodation to Suit Your Preference

    In each place, we hand pick hotels ranging from luxury 5 star, superior 4 star to comfortable 3 star. Luxury or cozy boutique hotels and budget guesthouses are also among your choices. You could decide where to stay to meet your taste and budget.

  • Gourmet Meals

    Most of the hotels we select offer both Western and Chinese buffet breakfast. Lunch and dinner included are arranged in selected restaurants to taste authentic Chinese cuisine and local specialties. Thus you may also have a unique food tour.
    Meals specified in itinerary as B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner.

  • Attractions and Activities Listed on the Itinerary

    Our China tour packages have included the (first/main) entry to all attractions and the expenses of activities on the itinerary (except the optional activities).

  • Internal Transportation

    Based on your needs, we could make bookings of internal transportation, including domestic flights, inter-city trains, long-distance bus, etc.

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