Private Botique Tour: Yungang Grottoes And Hanging Monastery From Datong

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    9:00 am
  • Departure Details :
    Centrally located Datong hotels
  • Return Details :
    Centrally located Datong hotels

Overview

Spend full day with accompany of professional tour guide and private transfer to explore the historical relics in Datong. On this guided tour, you will visit one of the four most famous grottoes in China - Yungang Grottoes, and explore the peculiar wood-structured Hanging Monastery on the cliff at the foot of Mt. Hengshan.

Highlights

  • Instant Confirmation
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Lunch included
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver

Know More about this tour

Local tour guide will pick you up from Datong downtown hotel at approx. 9:00 am, enjoy private transfer to start the highlight day trip in Datong.

Your will firstly come to visit the Yungang Grottoes - the most majestic spot in the city and one of the largest grotto-groups in China. It is a relic of the Northern Wei Dynasty (386-534) and there are now 53 grottoes with 51000 statues remaining. Listed as a World Heritage Site by the UNESCO in 2001, Yungang Grottoes represent the excellent achievement of Buddhist sculptural art of ancient China.

After having lunch in a local restaurant, continue to visit the peculiar wood-structured Hanging Monastery on the cliff at the foot of Hengshan Mountain. Built in 491, Hanging Monastery has a history of more than 1400 years. Seen from below, it appears to be a tumble-down castle in the air, which gives a breath-taking view of Chinese architecture. Listen to your guides commentary of its history, and walk into the Monastery to explore this rare architecture.

Afterwards, the tour guide will transfer you back to Datong hotel to conclude the trip.

Inclusions

  • Private car/van with driver
  • Professional tour guide
  • Bottled water
  • Entrance fees
  • Chinese Lunch
  • Fuel surcharge and tax
  • Hotel pickup & drop-off

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (optional)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Adult pricing applies to all travelers

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately