One Day Luoyang Layover Tour for Longmen Grottoes from Xian to Beijing
If you just finish your exploration in Xian, with intending to leave for capital Beijing city, this tour will be of great help for your transfer. In addition, you will also have a short visit to Luoyang, another historic place that known for the Longmen Grottoes which is a world-class cultural heritage. You will worry nothing about the one-day transfer but add more surprise to your journey.
AM: In the early morning, transfer to Xian North Railway Station for high-speed train (G2002/08:10-09:49 or train with similar schedule) to Luoyang. Upon arrival at Luoyang, the local guide will meet you by holding a name board.
You will directly head to the famous Longmen Grottoes. It 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.
Noon: Lunch on your own.
PM: Transfer to railway station for departure. You will take bullet train for about 4 hours to Beijing (G308/16:29-20:38 or train with similar schedule). When you arrive at Beijing West Railway Station, the local driver are ready at the Exit 4 of the Arrival Hall to wait for you. Take the private car with driver and then go to your Beijing hotel. Service ends with the drop off at your Beijing hotel.
The core of our service is excellent travel guides. Over 20 years, we have built up a considerable professional guide team that is knowledgeable, attentive and flexible. The most experienced and reliable guides will be arranged for your unique China tour. Our passionate guide team is full of contagious enthusiasm and keen interest to share culture and history in a pleasant manner. We are always glad at your service to lead you to explore a real China and experience authentic local life in China.
Our Driver and Vehicle
The first mission of our service is to ensure you feel safe and comfortable during your travel. The vehicles we use are air-conditioned, clean and well-maintained. Our drivers are all licensed drivers with many years of driving experience. Moreover, we offer free baby seats for families with little kids.
Food is a very important part of Chinese culture. You won’t want to miss the opportunity to taste the real local Chinese food!
Buffet breakfast will be included in the hotel if you would like accommodation to be arranged by us. Having lunch at local restaurants close and convenient to the attractions you will visit, you would enjoy the local dishes in each city. Chinese style, Vegetarian or Muslim meals are all available. If you have any other diet requirements or allergies, please feel free to let us know, we will try our best to organize it.
For daily dinner, you are suggested to have it on your own when you are exploring each city in your own time, this way would be more flexible for you to choose food as per your interest and preference.