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Longmen Grottoes

Luoyang Culture Tour - 3 Days

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Luoyang - Dengfeng - Luoyang
This 3-day in-depth tour features the most popular attractions in Luoyang. Luoyang is home to China’s oldest Buddhist temple and one of the Three Major Buddhist Grottoes, Longmen Caves. You will also explore the Shaolin Temple, the legendary institution of Chinese martial arts - Shaolin Kung Fu.

Day 1 Luoyang

railway station transfer in Luoyang
Longmen Grottoes, White Horse Temple, Luoyang Old Town
The Longmen Grottoes is one of the Three Major Buddhist Grottoes in China. Carved 1500 years ago, the grottoes is the long-established art form which plays a significant role in the evolution of Buddism in Asian. It has over 100,000 Buddhist images and statues inside.
The White Horse Temple was etablished in the year 68 AD, and it was the first Buddhism temple in China. According to historical record, there was a white horse that first carried the Buddhism script from India to here, hence it was named White Horse Temple.
The Louyang Old Town is a maze of narrow and winding streets rewarding exploration, and old courtyard houses and market survive amid modern city.

Day 2 Luoyang - Dengfeng - Luoyang (by automobile)

private transfer of Luoyang/ Dengfeng/Luoyang
breakfast, lunch
Shaolin Temple
Established in the 5th century, the Shaolin Temple (UNESCO) is world-famous for its connection with Chinese martial arts - Shaolin Kung Fu. China’s biggest pagoda forest also lies in Shaolin Temple, which is a concentration of more than 240 tomb pagodas for abbots and eminent monks of the temple.

Day 3 Luoyang

airport or railway station transfer in Luoyang
breakfast, lunch
Luoyang Ancient Tombs Museum, Eastern Zhou Royal Horse and Carriage Museum, Guanlin Temple
As one of the biggest tomb museums in China, the Luoyang Ancient Tombs Museum presents ancient tombs from the Stone Age to the Han Dynasty. Covering an area of nearly 3 hectares, the museum comprises two parts: an underground and an above ground sections.
The Eastern Zhou Royal Horse and Carriage Museum displays the remains of royal horses and chariot sacrificial pits of Eastern Zhou Dynasty(770 B.C.– 221 B.C.).
The Guanlin Temple is the place where Guan Yu was buried. Guan Yu was the great general of the State of Shu during the Three Kingdoms Period (220-280).
Tour Includes :

- Private English-speaking tour guide

- Private air-conditioned car or van

- Land transfers between airport, train station and hotel

- Entrance ticket as listed

- Lunch as listed

- Hotel accommodation with breakfast

- Service charge & government taxes

Tour Excludes :

- Any flight or train ticket

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

- Tips for guides and drivers

- China Visa

- Travel insurance

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