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2 Days Beijing Datong Tour by Flight

Datong is about 4.5 hours car riding from Beijing. Due to the relatively short distance from Beijing and the rich cultural relics, Datong is regarded as one of the popular destination for a Beijing side trip. On this 2 days private tour, tourists would take the private vehicle throughout the tour to enjoy a comfortable touring experience.

  • Yungang Grottoes, Nine Dragon Screen, Shanhua Monastery, Hanging Monastery, Wooden Pagoda
  • Flight + Hotel + Tour guide + Driver + Vehicle + Lunch + Entrance fees
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2 Days Beijing Datong Tour by Flight
Day 1 Beijing – Datong by Flight

Attractions: Yungang Grottoes, Nine Dragon Screen, Shanhua Monastery (Lunch)

In the early morning your driver in Beijing will meet you at hotel lobby. Then you will take the flight to Datong. Upon arrival met by your guide and driver in Datong. Then pay a visit to Yungang Grottoes, one of the 4 greatest Buddhist grottoes in China. The earliest grottoes there were excavated in the 5th century. And nowadays there are 51 caves and 5100+ Buddha figures left. From the Buddha figures visitors will learn about the facts about local history, art, music, dance, and architecture in ancient time. Then we will drive to Datong downtown area to visit Nine Dragon Screen. This 600 year-old screen wall was built in the early Ming Dynasty by the 13th son of the Emperor Zhu Yuanzhang in front of his mansion. The screen is 8 meters tall, and 45.5 meters long. Beside the dragon figures, the plants and animals figures are also the highlights of the screen. You will also pay a visit to Shanhua Monastery, a Buddhist temple which has a history of 1200+ years.

Accommodation: Hotel booked by us

Yunggang Grottoes
Day 2 Datong – Beijing by Flight

Attractions: Hanging Monastery, Wooden Pagoda (Breakfast + Lunch)

At 08:00 the guide and driver will meet you at hotel lobby. After hotel pickup you will firstly be escorted to visit Hanging Monastery. The monastery was built on cliff which is 75 meters above the ground and till today it has a history of 1400+ years. The ingenious structure of the temple and its position in Buddhism, Taoism, and Confucianism are the main attraction points of it.

After lunch in a local area we will drive toward Wooden Pagoda in Yingxian County. The pagoda was built in 1056, since it is a pure wooden structure people usually call it Wooden Pagoda. In 2016, the pagoda was acknowledged as the world’s tallest wooden pagoda by Guinness World Record.

After the tour, you will take the flight back to Beijing. Met by local driver and transfer to your hotel.

Wooden Pagoda

Tour Price Per Person ($=USD)

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Price includes

  • Economy class flight Beijing – Datong – Beijing
  • Hotel
  • All entrance tickets as mentioned in itinerary
  • Meals mentioned in itinerary
  • Centrally located hotel with breakfast
  • All transfer as mentioned in itinerary
  • Air-condition car and driver, English speaking tour guide
  • One bottle of mineral water per day

Price excludes

  • Personal expense
  • Gratuities (recommended)

Booking Method

  • Please send your travel request via e-mail sales@chinaxiantour.com to us. You are also welcome to call us at 0086-15129005119 from Mon to Sun 24 hours.
  • Our real trip advisors will have your booking confirmed no more than 1 working day. We even take last minute booking if time is pressing. When your booking is confirmed, you will get a confirmation email from us, which includes the confirmed detailed itinerary with prices.
  • A small amount of deposit will be charged in advance via paypal for tour booking (Deposit for tours excluding train/flight/hotel: USD50-USD100; Deposit for tours including train/flight: your travel consultant will advise according to group size and itinerary). The balance can be paid to our tour guide when you are on the tour, or the credit card balance payment via Paypal latest 3 days ahead of the tour date. Both RMB and hard currency are acceptable.

Our Tour guide

Over 15 years, we had built up a professional guide team. They are 100% guaranteed licensed guide. Apart from been knowledgeable, they are also friendly, fun, attentive, and flexible. Nothing is too difficult or troublesome for them, as they will always try their best to make a pleasant journey for you! You may get new friend after travelling in China!
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Our Driver and Vehicle

Always makes you feel safe and comfortable is the main goal of our service. The vehicles we use are all air-conditioned and kept in good safety and sanitary condition. The drivers we use are all licensed driver with many years driving experience. More attentive, we offer you a free baby seatservice if you travel with your baby. 
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Meals

Food is a part of the important culture for Chinese people. China fits for all budgets. Hotels booked by us will include breakfast. Lunch is chosen at restaurant which is popular among locals, and with good environment. (All restaurants have Western styled Washroom available if this is what makes you feel headache about China) Dinner is mostly left for yourself, so you enjoy more freedom on your local food adventure or some familiar hometown food.
If you are a Vegetarian, or Muslim , or allergy on any kind of food, you are suggested to inform this to your travel consultant, they will help arrange proper restaurant or food to meet your needs. 
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