Private Datong Day Tour Of Yungang Grottoes And Hanging Monastery With A Visit To Rural Village

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Lowest Price Guaranteed
  • Duration: 8 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Details :
    Your downtown Datong hotel
  • Return Details :
    Your downtown Datong hotel
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

This is a pure tour without any compulsory shopping stops. The private tour ensures personalized attention from your English Speaking tour guide. Head to UNESCO World Heritage Site Yungang Grottoes, one of the four largest Grottoes in China, and discover stone carvings of Buddha statues built in three different periods in history. Discover the raw untouched beacon tower of Ming Dynasty. Explore the architectural miracle of Hanging Monastery and enjoy the thrilling feeling looking down to the ground in a 1400 year-old structure in the cliff. Make a stop in a rural village and talk to the local farmers with the help of your guide and visit a primitive Beacon Tower in Ming Dynasty.

Highlights

  • All entrance fees included
  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver

Know More about this tour

After breakfast, meet your guide in the hotel lobby and get ready to your exciting exploration.

Drive to Yungang Grottoes. Listen to the tales and legendary stories of one of the four largest Grottoes in China on the way. Upon arrival, a round trip battery car is arranged for you to save your time and walk to the Grottoes. Get off the car and follow your guide to explore different stone carvings of Buddha statues built in three different phases, with the first phase of grand large Buddha statues, second phase of innovation period and the third phase with private patronage featuring smaller caves with smaller statues.

Move on to drive to Hanging Monastery, the only existing Monastery built in honor of three Chinese traditional religions: Buddhism, Taoism and Confucianism. Take a guided walk through the temple and discover how the wooden structure survived 1400 years in the cliff and find out why it is built into cliff which was a lot more difficult than simply built up on a mountain. Afterwards make a stop at the rural village first and take some photos while walking through. Have some conversations with the locals to know farmers life. Get oriented to visit a raw untouched Beacon Tower of Ming Dynasty.

Your fun day exploration trip concludes at transferring to your hotel.

Inclusions

  • Entrance fees as specified in the itinerary
  • Round trip battery car at Yungang Grottoes
  • Land transfer with professional drivers
  • Experienced & Professional English speaking guide
  • Downtown hotel pickup & drop off
  • Travel in private air-conditioned vehicle

Exclusions

  • Transportations to/from Datong
  • Meals
  • Gratuities to guides & drivers and any expenses of personal nature
  • Travel insurance

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

This is a clean and clear tour itinerary with no compulsory shopping stops

Please provide us your name, passport number, and nationality (as shown on passport) when booking with us

Please apply for your China Visa before your tour begins

Please DO purchase the Travel Insurance before your trip to against any unforeseen circumstance

Note: The prices shown are not valid during China's Official Holidays (such as National Day - 01 to 07, Oct. Chinese Spring Festival - 15 Feb to 21 Feb, 2018, etc.).

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