Private Day Trip To Datong From Beijing With English Speaking Driver

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 12 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    6:00am
  • Departure Details :
    Downtown Beijing in 5th ring road
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

If you have one day extra in Beijing. Don't miss the opportunity to discover the nearby city Datong.You willvisit the Yungang Grottoes and Hanging Monastery in one day.Yungang Grottoes is a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for spectacular rock carvings, and the Hanging Monastery, an ornate temple built into a cliff.

Highlights

  • Instant Confirmation
  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included

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Your English speaking driver will pick you up at 6:00am from your hotel in Beijing and transfer to Datong. Arrive around 10:00am and two hours visiting theHanging Monastery,one of China's most unique and remarkable feats of wooden architecture. The monastery is also the only one built in honor to Sakyamuni, Laozi, and Confucius, who are founders of Buddism, Taoism and Confucianism respectively.

After enjoy some local food in Datong, such as sliced noodles, you will visit the Yungang grottoes,a World Cultural Heritage Site since 2001.Itis considered by UNESCO as a "masterpiece of early Chinese Buddhist cave art and represent the successful fusion of Buddhist religious symbolic art from south and central Asia with Chinese cultural traditions, starting in the 5th century CE under Imperial auspices. Thesite is composed of 252 grottoes with more than 51,000 Buddha statues and statuettes.

Afterwards, your driver will transfer you back to Beijing and arrive atyour hotel around 8:00pm.

Inclusions

  • Fuel surcharge
  • Local taxes
  • Bottled water
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by private vehicle

Exclusions

  • Entrance fees
  • Tour guide
  • Food and drinks
  • Meal
  • Gratuities (optional)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking

Please prepare some snacks if needed

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

Please wear comfortable walking shoes