Private Tour To Yungang Grottoes, Hanging Temple And Wooden Pagoda From Datong

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    8:00AM
  • Departure Details :
    Hotel, train station or airport in Datong city
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point

Overview

If you are looking for the highlights and World Cultural Heritage Sites in China, Hanging Temple, Yungang Caves and Wooden Pagoda are 3 things you can't miss. The Hanging Temple, built along the cliff around 1,500 years ago, nowadays is famous for its grandeur; the Yungang Caves, was carved 1,500 years ago with 45 caves and over 51,000 statues preserved till now. The Wooden Pagoda is the tallest and oddest wooden tower preserved in China even in the whole world, which is over 960 years old. This tour is leaded by an experienced tour guide who has been explaining these places for over 10 years

Highlights

  • Instant Confirmation
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • All entrance fees included
  • Lunch included
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included

Know More about this tour

You will be picked up by your private tour guide at 8:00 am and transferred to the Hanging Temple, about 1.5hours driving. You will visit the temple for about 1.5hours. In summer time during the peak season (from July to August), it may takes a longer time and early start, since the Hanging Temple really is a hot spot. Then you will be transferred to the Wooden Pagoda, which is a 50 minutes driving.

Your lunch will be arranged in a restaurant near the pagoda. After visit the pagoda, you will have a 1.5 hours driving to Yungang Caves, Yungang Caves indicate historical track of Buddhist arts transformation and development from Indian and Central Asian style to the Chinese one as well as the gradual course of Buddhism being transformed to Chinese Buddhism with the combination of Chinese ancient philosophies.

It can be said that Buddhist statues in artistic styles are unprecedentedly integrated in carvings in Yungang Caves. and then visit there for about 3 hours. The scenic area of Yungang Caves has been renovated and enlarged, so it will take 40 to 50 minutes for walking in and out and you will spend 1.5 to 2 hours for visiting. If you want to leave more time for staying in the central visiting area you can take the electric car instead of walking, which will be 15yuan per person for the round trip.

After that, you will be transferred to the place where the trip starts.

Inclusions

  • Entrance fees
  • Bottled water
  • Lunch
  • Driver/guide
  • Airport,Train Station or Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour

Exclusions

  • Gratuities(Recommended)
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

Please wear comfortable walking shoes

If you wish to be picked up from airport or train station, please advise related pickup info upon booking