Xian and Luoyang are two of the four most famous ancient capital cities in China. Taking a bullet train from Xian one will arrive in Luoyang in about 2.5 hours. Quiet some tourists choose to do a side trip to Luoyang to appreciate Longmen Grottoes, see most authentic Kungfu Show in Shaolin Temple, and learn more about Luoyang.
Longmen Grottoes, Museum of Luoyang Eastern Zhou Royal Horse and Chariot Pits, Luoyang Museum, Shaolin Temple.
Attractions: Longmen Grottoes, Museum of Luoyang Eastern Zhou Royal Horse and Chariot Pits, Luoyang Museum
Your driver in Xian will meet you in your hotel at around 07:00 and escort you to North Xian Railway Station. You will take a bullet train to Luoyang. The train tickets will be sent to your hotel reception or concierge in advance. Upon your arrival in Luoyang, our local guide and driver will meet you at the railway station.
The guide will escort you to visit the Longmen Grottoes, which is a treasure house of ancient stone-carving artworks. There are over 100 thousand stone statues that vary from 2-centimeter to 17.14-meter high and extend for about 1094 yards along the two banks of Yi River. After lunch in a local restaurant, you will pay a visit to Museum of Luoyang Eastern Zhou Royal Horse and Chariot Pits. The Eastern Zhou Dynasty is the last slivery dynasty in Chinese history. It is followed by the first feudal dynasty in Chinese history – the Qin Dynasty. The museum is built on the site of a large scale accompanying pit of the imperial mausoleum. Here you will explore the secret of the imperial mausoleum and appreciate the exquisite cultural relics. The last stop of today is Luoyang Museum.
Accommodation: Hotel booked by your own
Day 2 Luoyang-Xian by Bullet Train
Attractions: Shaolin Temple (Lunch)
After breakfast on your own, please meet your driver and guide in hotel lobby at 09:00. Then you will driver for about 1 hour 20 minutes to Shaolin Temple, the birth place of Chinese Zen Buddhism and Shaolin Martial Arts. Here you will see the Kungfu show performed by Shaolin monks. Finish sightseeing, our guide will see you off at Luoyang Longmen Railway Station. You will take the bullet train back to Xian. When you return to Xian in afternoon, our driver will pick you up from train station and transfer you back to your hotel in Xian city area.
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The above private escorted tour is customized for you, your family or your friends exclusively. No other travelers will join in your group
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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.
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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.