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1-Day Datong Popular Tour

- Yungang Grottoes / Huayan Monastery / Nine Dragon Wall
Tour Code:Datong01From:$50

Trip Highlights - Attractions in Datong involved: Yungang Grottoes, Huayan Monastery, and the Nine Dragon Wall. Datong is the second largest city in Shanxi province, located in the far north, near the border with Inner Mongolia, a 6-hour train ride or 5-hour drive from Beijing. Datong's splendid history spans over 2400 years, boosting many cultural relics and historical sites, such as the 1,500-year-old Yungang Grottoes and 600-year-old Nine Dragon Screen. We kindly provide a 1-day Datong tour as below. If you' ve decided to take a trip in Shanxi province for a short stay, this 1-day Datong tour is a good choice.
Availability: Daily.      Pick-up Point & Time: Your hotel, 8:30am.      Finishing Point & Time: Your hotel, 5:00pm.      Duration: 8 hours.

Tour Itinerary: (Lunch)
Today, our sincere local guide will pick you up at the hotel in the morning. You will then visit the Yungang Grottoes, a shining example of Chinese religious art created by artisans of the ethnic groups of the Northern Wei Dynasty. Next, we will visit the Huayan Monastery; a well preserved building of worship dating back to the Liao Period of 916-1125.The Nine Dragon Wall will follow. At 46m long, 7m high and over 2m thick, this is the largest example of this type of wall in China and is made up of over 420 pieces of glazed tile work. Then, you will return to the hotel. (Service End)

Attraction Description

Yungang Grottoes
Travel to Yungang Buddihist Caves, you can experience the strong atmosphere of Buddism. Yungang Buddhist Caves are located at Wuzhou Mountain, just west of Datong.Just 16km west of Datong, the monumental Yungang Caves , a set of Buddhist grottoes carved into the side of a sandstone cliff, are a must-to-see programme. These caves stretch for one kilometer across the mountain and are...
Huayan Monastery

Travel to Huayan Monastery is a must-do program in your tour in Shanxi Province. It is one of the only preserved monasteries from the Liao period. The name comes from the Huayan school of Buddhist teaching. In 1122, the monastery was destroyed, yet it was not long after a new building was built to replace the old. Inside the monastery there are two main areas that have been separated since the 15th...
The Nine Dragon Wall

Travel to Datong Nine Dragon Screen, you can see the largest glazed sreen of our country. It was first built over 600 years ago, It is presently the oldest and largest glazed screen in China today,three times larger than that in Beihai Park , Beijing City.The screen, built for the thirteenth son of Zhu Yuanzhang, the first Emperor of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), has been well preserved and remains intact...

 Tour Prices (this is private tour based on per person and shown in US dollars)
Group Size Price / Traveler
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1 travelerUSD190
2 travelersUSD110
3-5 travelersUSD100
6-9 travelersUSD70
10 travelers & aboveUSD50

Service Inclusions

  • Entrance fees and lunch as listed
  • All transfers with private vehicle and guide
  • Accident insurance

Service Exclusions

  • Air fare and airport tax
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips for guide and driver
  • Hotel fare

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