Taoism is the native religion in China. And nearby Xian there are many Taoist temples and mountains. In ancient time, many Taoists spent years living in temples and mountains to study and practice Tao. Xian Taoist culture day tour covering Chongyang Palace and Louguantai is designed for the tourists who have great interest in Chinese native religions. Taoism has a great influence on every aspect of Chinese life, from politics to everyday life. It teaches people to live with nature harmoniously, lead a simple honest life, let things take their own course, etc. This tour will take you to know more about Taosim.
Chongyang Palace, Louguantai
Private tour guide + Driver + Vehicle + Entrance fee
AM: Meet your guide and driver at your downtown hotel at 08:30 am and then drive to Huxian County for Chongyang Palace. Chongyang Palace is 10 km away from Xian and it is an influential Taoist temple in China built by Taoist Master Wang Chongyang. In the palace, you will learn about Chinese Taoist culture, appreciate beauty of traditional Chinese architecture, and understand local agricultural culture.
Noon: Lunch will be at your own expense (please feel free to ask your guide for suggestions)
PM: In the afternoon, continue your tour to Louguantai in Zhouzhi County. Luoguantai is the earliest holy place of Chinese Taoism. This Taoism base was founded in the Zhou Dynasty (1046-256BC) and reached its peak in the Tang Dynasty (618-907AD). It is the must-go place for anyone who would like to learn about Chinese Taoist culture.
Besides the Taoist culture exploration, you will also see some unique and beautiful countryside scenery on the way. At the end of the tour, you will be escorted back to 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.