Shanxi Datong Hanging Temple
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Tour Overview

How to plan a wonderful tour in Datong in just one day? Located in Shanxi province, Datong is one of the first batch of 24 national historical and cultural cities in China and one of the nine ancient capitals of China. There are many historical sites, and famous cultural relics include Yungang Grottoes, Huayan Temple, Shanhua Temple, Hengshan Hanging Temple, Nine Dragon Wall, etc. On this 8 hours private tour, our tour guide and driver will accompany you throughout the touring time. You will explore the 1400+ years old monastery built on face of cliff and the tallest wooden structure pagoda in the world. The tour service includes: tour guide, driver, vehicle, lunch, and entrance fees. Take this tour to probe into Datong’s long history and Buddhist culture.

AM: At 09:00 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.

Hanging Temple
Hanging Temple

Noon: Lunch in local restaurant.

PM: 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 be escorted back to hotel at around 18:00.

Yingxian Wooden Pagoda
Yingxian Wooden Pagoda

Tour Price Per Person ($=USD)

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Tour Price $297 $175 $155 $130
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Tour Price $118 $98 $95 Contact us
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Price includes

  • Entrance ticket
  • All transfer as mentioned in itinerary
  • Air-conditioned 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

Price excludes

  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities (recommended)
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