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Home >> Beijing Tours >> Beijing Side Trips >> Four Days China Peking Trip Package By Overnight Train Travel To Datong
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4 Days Beijing Datong Tour By Overnight Train

Tour Code: Datong_02
Available: Year round

Tour Itinerary

Day 01 Beijing - Datong
Our Beijing tour guide will pick you up from your hotel in Beijing. Take private car or van to the railway station. Our guide will help you in arranging your soft-berth on the train. The train will leave in the evening and you will spend the night on the train (4-bed cabin).
Day 02 Datong (Breakfast, Lunch)
Arrival in Datong early in the morning, our local guide will pick you up at the Datong railway station. Have breakfast in your hotel, then visit Yungang Grottoes and Huayan Temple. After lunch, tour to Shanhua Monastery and then visit the Nine Dragon Wall.

Yungang Grottoes: Ancient Chinese Buddhist cave arts that were mainly constructed in the period between 460 and 525 during the Northern Wei Dynasty. The grottoes were built against the mountain and stretch about 1 kilometer from east to west, and holds 53 caves with 51,000 statues.
Huayan Temple: The temple was originally built in the Liao Dynasty (916-1125 AD) as an ancestral temple to the imperial family, but later it became an important Buddhist temple. This whole temple is 80% wood including the tall pagoda. There are a number of large Buddha statues and figures inside the temple.
Shanhua Monastery: Covering an area of 20,000 square meters, the Buddhist temple was originally constructed in the Tang Dynasty (618-907) and rebuilt in the Jin, Yuan and Ming Dynasties. The temple consists of three main halls; there are a large number of clay sculptures, frescos and tablets in the temple.
Day 03 Datong - Beijing (Breakfast, Lunch)
Tour to the Hanging Temple. After that drive to Yingxian County and visit the Yingxian Wooden Pagoda. After dinner, you will be transferred to Datong station and take overnight train to Beijing (4-bed cabin).

Hanging Temple: An architectural wonder which was built on a cliff 50 meters above the ground. The temple was originally erected in 491, it has 40 halls and cabinets. It has made full use of the mechanical principles by using rocks as supports. Hanging Temple is located near Hengshan Mountain and 65 kilometers from Datong City.
Yingxian Wooden Pagoda: Built in 1056, the pagoda is the oldest wooden multi-storey structure of the world. Standing 67.31 meters high, the nine-storey building is also the tallest of all ancient wooden structures in the world. Yingxian Wooden Pagoda has survived seven earthquakes, especially a great earthquake happened in the Yuan Dynasty that lasted for seven days.
Day 04 Beijing (Breakfast)
Arrive Beijing, be met and transferred to your hotel, end of service.

Hotel Accommodation

City Luxury Standard Comfortable
Datong Yungang Jianguo Hotel
Datong Hotel
Rui Zhou Hotel

Price For The Above Tour

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1. Your name and nationality;
2. The number of persons in your party, if there are childre, please let us know their age;
3. Your travel date;
4. The code of the tour that you are interested in (each tour has a code, please find it above);
5. Please let us know would you like 5-star luxury hotels or standard 4-star hotels or comfortable 3-star hotels for your tour;
6. If you would like us to tailor make a new tour for you that is different from above tour, please let us know your requests.

Quotation Inclusions For Above Tour:

1. Hotel accommodation
The hotel is based on two persons sharing one twin or double standard room with private facilities.
2. Meals
Daily American or Chinese breakfast at the hotel, Chinese lunch and dinner in local Chinese restaurant as specified in the itinerary above.
3. Private Transport
Private transport between airport or railway station and hotel and all the sights by air-conditioned vehicle.
4. Entrance tickets
The main entrance tickets for the sights mentioned.
5. Guiding service
All normal sightseeing tours in each city with English-speaking guide and admission fees where applicable.
6. Insurance
China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance. We highly recommend that you purchase full coverage travel insurance from you country of origin.
7. Flights Tickets:
Domestic flights of economic class in the itinerary.

Quotation Exclusions For Above Tour:

1. Visa Fees
Charge of obtaining your visa to enter China.
2. Charge of arrival and departure
The international or domestic air / train charge of arrival and departure.
3. Single Room Supplement
Should a twin room is needed by a single guest, supplement of the twin room will be charged.
What is single supplement? - The hotel is based on double occupancy. If the visitor travels alone or the number of the travelers is odd (such as 3, 5, 7...), who stays in one single room has to pay the single room supplement. As the hotel is on double occupancy.

4. Personal Expenses
Expenses of a personal nature such as laundry, drinks, fax, telephone call, optional activities or sightseeing, overweight baggage charges or meals not indicated, ect.
5. Optional Programs
Optional programs which are not specified in the above itinerary.
6. Tips
Tips to the guide and driver for well-done job, entirely voluntary.


Datong Yungang Grottoes
Yungang Grottoes, Datong
Yungang Grottoes in Shanxi China
Yungang Grottoes, Datong
Yungang Grottoes
Shanhua Monastery
Huayan Temple Huayan Temple
Huayan Temple Huayan Temple
Datong Nine Dragon Screen
Nine Dragon Screen
Hanging Monastery
Hanging Monastery
Hanging Monastery
Hanging Monastery
Yingxian Wooden Pagoda
Yingxian Wooden Pagoda
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