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Datong County

Private Day Tour: Grottoes And Monastery In Datong

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USD 225.00
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    Yungang Grottoes
    Stop: 8 hours - Admission included
    At 9:00 am, local tour guide will pick you up from your Datong hotel and transfer you to start the Datong highlight day tour. You will firstly visit the Yungang Grottoes, one of the four most famous grottoes in China. The grottoes were excavated along Wuzhou Mountain, extending 1 km from east to west, revealing 45 major caves and over 51,000 stone statues, it is a relic of the Northern Wei Dynasty (386-534). Follow your guide to visit the fascinating ancient grottoes and reveal the story of past glory. Later enjoy lunch in local restaurant and continue the sightseeing to Huayan Monastery - the largest and best preserved monastery of the Liao Dynasty (907 - 1125) in existence in China, it is very unique as it faces east instead of south. The last site you will visit today is the Nine Dragons Screen, the oldest and largest glazed screen in China, it was built over 600 years ago and displays nine vivid and different shaped dragons. To conclude the private day trip, the tour guide will drop you off at your hotel in Datong.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Datong, Shanxi, China

    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Point: Centrally located Datong hotels

    Return point: Centrally located Datong hotels
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Private car/van with driver
    • Professional tour guide
    • Bottled water
    • Chinese Lunch
    • Fuel surcharge and tax
    • Hotel pickup & drop-off
    • Entrance ticket fees
    • Entry/Admission - Yungang Grottoes
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.


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    Key Details
    • Duration: 8h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English
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