A UNESCO world heritage site -Yungang Grottoes

6 Day, 5 Night Beijing Tour with Trip to Datong

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What You'll Do
  • Visit Forbidden City. Explore the halls and gardens of the largest ancient palatial structure in the world
  • Visit the Temple of Heaven which is a masterpiece of imperial style and architecture.
  • Tour the Changling tomb, resting place of the third Ming emperor and a magnificent example of Ming Dynasty architecture.
  • Yungang Grottoes, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • famous Hanging Temple, which has been attached to the side of the Hengshan Mountain for over 1500 years.
Overview
Explore the famous sights around China’s capital first, then take a train to Datong, home to the legendary Yungang Grottoes. After visiting the UNESCO World Heritage Site, explore the mysterious Hanging Temple on nearby Hengshan Mountain.
What to Expect
Day 1: Beijing (L/D)

*After being picked up at your hotel lobby or other appointed place, visit the square that witnessed the founding of the People’s Republic of China. Tian’an Men is of one the world’s most impressive public plazas and stands at the center of Beijing.

* Visit Forbidden City. Explore the halls and gardens of the largest ancient palatial structure in the world, the best preserved imperial palace in China and a site of great historical importance. (excl. exhibition)

*Enjoy lunch at a local Chinese restaurant

* Visit the Temple of Heaven. Framed amongst the princely imperial styles of the Ming and Qing Dynasties the site is a masterpiece of imperial style and architecture.

*Dinner at a local restaurant

Day 2: Beijing (B/L/D)

*After breakfast at your hotel, visit the Badaling section of the Great Wall. Enjoy this testament to Chinese engineering and ingenuity, a monument to human endeavor set against a backdrop of stunning scenery. (Incl. cable car)

*Tour the Changling tomb, resting place of the third Ming emperor and a magnificent example of Ming Dynasty architecture.

*Visit the site of the 2008 Summer Olympics and enjoy the modern designs of the Water Cube and the Bird’s Nest. (exterior only; excl. entrance fee)

*Chinese lunch and dinner at a local restaurant

Day 3: Beijing (B/L/D)

*After breakfast at your hotel, visit the Summer Palace. A former retreat for the imperial family, the Summer Palace provides a range of striking views and the opportunity to take in Kunming Lake. Its buildings and courtyards are beautifully decorated and charged with history. (complex only; excludes boat on Kunming Lake)

*Chinese lunch at a local restaurant

*Weave through meandering passageways and courtyards, as you visit some of Beijing’s historic hutongs by rickshaw.

*Enjoy your dinner at a local restaurant

Day 4: Beijing-Datong (B)

*After breakfast at your hotel, we will transfer to the Beijing railway station and from there take train to Datong.

* Meet your tour guide after arriving at Datong Station, then transfer to your hotel to enjoy some leisure time.

*Arrange lunch and dinner on your own, as you’re free to spend the rest of the day however you’d like.

Day 5: Datong (B/L/D)

* After breakfast at your hotel, we’ll visit the Yungang Grottoes, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that contains 51,000 thousands statues of Buddha inside 252 grottoes.

*Lunch at a local restaurant

*Walk through the famous Hanging Temple, which has been attached to the side of the Hengshan Mountain for over 1500 years.

*Chinese dinner at a local restaurant

Day 6: Datong–Beijing(B)

* After breakfast at your hotel, we will transfer to the Datong railway station and from there take a train to Beijing.

*From the Beijing railway station we will transfer you to your hotel or other appointed place in the city center, thus concluding the tour.

B = Breakfast ; L = Lunch; D = Dinner

4-star, Standard room / 5 Nights
What's Included
  • 5 nights in 4-star hotels, in twin rooms with bath/shower, w/mentioned breakfast
  • All transfers mentioned in the program
  • Meals as mentioned in the program at local restaurant with 1 glass of soft drink included
  • All sightseeing mentioned in the program, including entrance fees (first entry, subject to change)
  • Hard seat train ride Beijing-Datong-Beijing (excl. luggage check-in)
  • Local English speaking guide
What's Not Included
  • Chinese Visa
  • International flight to/from China
  • Any costs not mentioned above
  • Personal costs and tipping for guides, driver and porter
  • National Guide
  • Separate luggage van
  • Any other surcharges that may be announced later
  • Surcharge for National Holiday: National Day Holiday, Labor Day and other exhibition date is to be advised.
Meeting Point

Hotel lobby or other appointed place (Open in Google Maps)

Know Before You Go
Cancellation:
Days before departure Penalty
between 20-15 days: 40% of the tour cost
between 14-10 days: 60% of the tour cost
between 9-3 days: 80% of the tour cost
between 2-1 day: 90% of the tour cost
between 24 hours or no shows: 100% of the tour cost
Check-in is at 14:00 and check-out time is at 12:00pm

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