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1-Day Side Trip to Pingyao

- Taiyuan-Pingyao Tour
Tour Code:Taiyuan08From:$80

Trip Highlights - Attractions involved: Pingyao. Boosting over 2,700 years of history, it is situated in the heart of Shanxi Province, right along the Fen River. The city's original layout, built during the Western Zhou Dynasty, is for the most part wholly preserved. Most of the city walls, streets, residence homes, and temples in the city remain undamaged and unchanged. Qiao Family's compound, The Ancient Ming and Qing Streets, Shuanglin Temple are all famous attractions in Pingyao. If you're intrested in Pingyao tour or any other tours in China, feel free to leave you message below or call us directly.
Availability: All year round.    Daily Pick-up Point & Time: Hotel, 8:30am.    Daily Finishing Point & Time: Hotel, 5:00pm.   Duration: 8 hours.

Tour Itinerary: (Lunch)
In the morning, you will be driven to Pingyao. Then, you will start to visit the Qiao Family's compound, a great introduction to the area. Then, you will visit the Ming-Qing Street. Finally, you will visit the beautiful Shuanglin Monastery. After the tour, you will be sent back to your hotel in Taiyuan.
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Attraction Description:
Qiao Family's compound The Qiao Compound is an attractive travel site of Pingyao. It is not only known for its grandeur but also for the exquisite craftsmanship, which is reflected in the brick carvings, woodcarvings, and murals. From a bird view, the Compound strangely resembles the double Chinese character "xi," which means happiness and luck. If you enter through the main gate, you will find…
The Ancient Ming and Qing Streets was the noisiest business centre in Ming and Qing Dynasties, situated on South Avenue. The streets are not very wide, with various kinds of shops orderly arranged along the road. These shops were all built with bricks and stones completely in the style of Ming and Qing architecture.In the granite thresholds of each decent house, two lines of deep traits left …
The Shuanglin Temple is a well-known travel site of Pingyao. It is called the Zhongdu Temple but it was renamed Shuanglin during the Song Dynasty (960-1127). In Chinese, Shuang means two or double, and Lin, forest. The temple got its name from a Buddhist story. According to the Buddhist sutra, Sakyamuni who was the founder of Buddhism, entered nirvana under two trees; Hence, its name…

 Tour Prices (this is private tour based on per person and shown in US dollars)
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1 travelerUSD250
2 travelersUSD140
3-5 travelersUSD130
6-9 travelersUSD110
10 travelers & aboveUSD80

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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