3-Day Beijing Extension to Datong
– Beijing-Datong Tour
Trip Highlights – Attractions involved: Datong Nine Dragon Wall, Hanging Temple and Yungang Caves. Datong, a city in Shanxi Province, is approx. 400 kilometers west of Beijing. There are several day and overnight trains from Beijing to Datong which take about 6 hours. Hiring a car or van (about 4-hour drive) is also a good option. Now, the extension tour to Datong is very popular for both locals and tourists. Datong is the home for some impressive world culture heritages which are worth your visiting. The vehicle service and local tour guide will help make your Beijing to Datong tour a fantastic one!
Tour Itinerary: (B-Breakfast, L-Lunch, D-Dinner)
Day 01 Datong (Arrival Datong) (L/D)
Your tour guide will pick you up from your hotel or train station in Datong. you will make a tour of the areas most famous tourist attractions the Yungang Caves. Then have a close look at Nine Dragon Screen, one of the three noted Nine Dragons Screens in China.
Day 02: Datong-Beijing(B/L/D)
Your tour guide will pick you up from your hotel. Then you will First drive to Hanging Temple which hangs on the west cliff of a hill with over 50 meters above the ground, hence Hanging Monastery. After lunch, move on to Yingxian County to visit the Wooden Pagoda in Fogong Temple. The oldest wooden Buddhist pagoda in existence in China. After that sent you to the railway station to take train back to Beijing.
Datong 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…
Hanging Temple stands at the foot of Mt. Hengshan, 5 kilometers south of Hunyuan County, and 65 kilometers from downtown Datong City. Since it hangs on the west cliff of Jinxia Gorge more than 50 meters above the ground, it is called Hanging Temple…
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…
|Tour Prices (this is private tour based on per person and shown in US dollars)|
|Group Size||Price / Traveler||
|10 travelers & above||USD160|
- Entrance fees and meals as listed
- All transfers with private vehicle and guide
- Accident insurance
- Hotel and train fare
- Personal expenses
- Tips for guide and driver