2-Day Luoyang Layover Tour from Beijing to Xian by Bullet Trains
Booking this tour you will dig out the essence of traditional Chinese martial arts, as Shaolin Temple is the cradle of Kung Fu. Longmen Grottoes, appeals to countless visitors for its highly valuated status in and out of China. It is the embodiment of royal will and behavior, with strong national religious color. The service of this tour includes entrance fees, accommodation in Luoyang, all hotel transfer and two-way bullet train.
Longmen Grottoes + Luoyang Museum + Shaolin Temple
Private tour guide + Driver + Vehicle + Bullet train + Entrance tickets + Lunch + Hotel
Attractions: Longmen Grottoes, Luoyang Museum (Lunch)
In the early morning from your Xian downtown hotel, the driver will pick you up and drive you to the railway station for the high speed train running to Luoyang. After around 1.5 hours, you will arrive in and be greeted by local guide holding a sign with your name, and then directly head to Longmen Grottoes, which is considered a treasure house of ancient stone-carving art with more than 100,000 stone statues varying from 2cm to 17.14m high. Longmen Grottoes extends for about 1,094 yards along both banks of Yi River and approx. 12 km far away from Luoyang city. It is one of the three most valuable Buddhist Cave and rock carvings in China.
Later on, we will stop by Luoyang Museum. There are over 1700 historical relics on display in 5 halls. Each hall reflects basic social facts of a period in ancient China like the Primitive Society, the Slavery Society and the Feudal Society.
When the tour is concluded, you will be escorted back to Luoyang local hotel for check in.
Day 2 Luoyang – Beijing
Attractions: Shaolin Temple (Breakfast+lunch)
After breakfast, the guide will meet you and take you to Shaolin Temple that is famous for Shaolin Kung Fu. You will have a chance to witness the real Kung Fu performed by Shaolin monks. Shaolin Temple is famous not only as one of China’s most important Buddhist temples but also as the center of Chinese Kung Fu. First constructed in 495, the temple was mainly designed to accommodate Batuo, a famous Indian monk. Now Shaolin Temple is reputed as “the Number One Temple Under Heaven” and also listed as UNESCO World Cultural and Natural Heritage in 2010. The temple is the cradle of the Chinese Zen Buddhism and the Shaolin martial arts.
Finishing the tour, the guide and driver will transfer you to the railway station for departure. Take bullet train for around 4 hours to Beijing. Upon your arrival, Beijing driver will meet you at the exit of the station, and then send you to your own-booked downtown hotel.
One night comfortable hotel in Luoyang with breakfast
All entrance tickets as mentioned in itinerary
2nd class high speed train of Xian -Luoyang-Beijing
2 Chinese lunches
All private transfer as mentioned in itinerary
Air-condition car and driver
English speaking tour guide
The above private escorted tour is customized for you, your family or your friends exclusively. No other travelers will join in your group
Accommodation in Beijing and Xian
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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.