Yugang Grottoes in Datong is one of the four greatest Buddhist grottoes in China. It is also the one locates closest to Beijing among the fours. This private tour will offer the opportunity to visit Yungang Grottoes from Beijing in one day.
Yungang Grottoes, Hanging Monastery
Tour guide + Driver + Vehicle + Lunch + Entrance fees + Round Way Flights
In the early morning, our Beijing driver will pick you up from your hotel around 4:30am, transfer to Beijing Capital Airport for early morning flight CA1119/07:00-08:15 (or one with similar schedule) to Datong. Upon arrival, our local guide and will pick you up on time. Go to visit the Yugang Grottoeswhich is honored as one of the “Four Great Grottoes Arts”, together with Luoyang Longmen Grottoes, Dunhuang Mogao Grottoes and Tianshui Maijishan Grottoes. It was 460 AD when the Yungang Grottoes was carved. Travelers could learn the profound Buddhist history, culture and arts through those grottoes and wall paintings.
Next, move to the miraculous Hanging Monastery. Travelers will marvel at it’s building structures which are at the steep cliff. It’s also the only existed temple with unique features of Buddhism, Taoism and Confucianism.
After the tour finished, transfer to Datong Airport for night flight KN2938/21:05-22:00 (or one with similar schedule) to Beijing Nanyuan Airport. Upon arrival, our local driver will pick you up on time, transfer back to your hotel in Beijing.
Special Note: The flight from Datong back to Beijing is not available daily, usually only vaild on odd-numbered dates. You are suggested to inquiry your private travel consultant for its availability in advance when planing your travel date.
Air-condition car and driver, English speaking tour guide
Chinese style lunch
The above private escorted tour is customized for you, your family or your friends exclusively. No other travelers will join in your group
Please send your travel request via e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org 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!
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.
Inside Looking of Our Vehicle
Our Driver and Car
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.