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Yungang Grottoes

Beijing & Datong Culture Tour - Private Tour - 4 Days

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Beijing - Datong - Beijing
This tour highlights most of the top historical heritages in Datong. You will visit the Yungang Grottoes, the oldest one of the Three Major Buddhist Grottoes in China. Characteristic Hanging Temple and Wooden Pagoda will also make this journey unforgettable.

Day 1 Beijing - Datong (by train)

hotel-train station transfer in Beijing, train station-hotel transfer in Datong

Day 2 Datong

breakfast, lunch
Yungang Grottoes, Huayan Temple , Nine Dragon Screen
The Yungang Grottoes is the oldest one of the Three Major Buddhist Grottoes of China. Absorbing Indian Gandhara Buddhist art, Yungang Grottoes melds traditional Chinese art and social features of that time, which make it a masterpiece of early Chinese cave art and Buddhist culture.
The Huayan Temple is the largest and most perfectly preserved temple of the Liao (916-1125) and Jin (1115-1234) dynasties in China. it is composed by two sections. The upper temple houses five large Buddhas, and the lower temple contains a collection of Buddhist writings.
The Nine Dragon Screen in Datong is one of the three famous nine dragon screens in existence. The other two are in Beijing’s Forbidden City and the Beihai Park.

Day 3 Datong

breakfast, lunch
Hanging Temple, Yingxian Wooden Pagoda
Built more than 1,500 years ago, the Hanging Temple is characterized by its special location on the sheer cliff and its combination of Buddhism, Taoism and Confucianism.
The Wooden Pagoda ranks as the oldest and highest wooden structure in China. It was built without any nails or rivets, which represents a perfect combination of science, art and religion.

Day 4 Datong - Beijing (by train)

hotel - train station transfer in Datong

Service ends.

Tour Includes :

- Private tour guide

- Private air-conditioned van

- Land transfers between train station and hotel

- Entrance ticket as listed

- Lunch as listed

- Hotel accommodation with breakfast

- Domestic train tickets as listed

- Service charge & government taxes

Tour Excludes :

- flight ticket

- Personal expenses such as laundry, drinks, fax fee, phone bills, optional activities

- Gratuities for guides and drivers

- China Visa

- Travel insurance

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