Private Day Tour To Pingyao Old Town-No Shopping Stops: Rishengchang Draft Bank-Ancient City Wall-Ming And Qing Street

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 8 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Details :
    Your downtown Pingyao hotel
  • Return Details :
    Your downtown Pingyao 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. Enjoy your full day private tour exploring the first and largest draft bank of China--Rishengchang Draft Bank and learning the banks’ operating system in ancient China. Take a guided walk on the well preserved Ancient City Wall built to resist invaders and take in the panoramic view of the ancient city. After wards, experience the prosperity of Ming Qing Street in its old, traditional Chinese Way and admire the ancient style constructions along the street.

Highlights

  • All entrance fees included
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Great overview and orientation of the city
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors

Know More about this tour

After breakfast, meet your private guide in the hotel lobby and get ready for your exploration in the Ancient Town.

Upon arrival, make a stop to the famous Rishengchang Draft bank, known as the precedent of modern Chinese banks. As the first and largest bank in ancient China, its branches were distributed throughout the whole country and even in some western and southeastern countries. Follow your guide and learn its development stories and the ancient bank operating system.

Then move to Ancient City Wall where each brick on it bears a story of the ancient town. Like other ancient walls built in different cities in China, this wall was also built for defensive purpose with a total length of almost 7km (22966ft). And it is also one of the four best preserved Ancient City Walls in China. Discover the defensive system with your professional local guide while walking on the wall and enjoy its peace and tranquility and a panoramic view of the Ancient Town.

Afterwards, follow your guide to the business street of this ancient city - Ming Qing Street, the Wall Street of ancient China. The whole street still remains its original pattern like over 200 years ago. On both sides of the street locates Ming and Qing Style residences and shops, lots of which bear a history of over a century now. The deep tracks in front of each business show you the picture of the streets past prosperity. Discover the hidden gems of these legendary old businesses with your professional knowledgeable guide while strolling along it.

This ancient culture exploration tour ends. Relax in your comfortable car during your journey back to your hotel.

Inclusions

  • Entrance fees as specified in the itinerary
  • Land transfer with air-conditioned vehicle and professional drivers
  • Private experienced English-speaking guide
  • Downtown hotel pickup & drop off

Exclusions

  • Transportation to/from Pingyao
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities to guides & drivers and any expense 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.).