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Private Day Tour: Grottoes And Monastery In Datong

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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
    Duration
    8h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • 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
    Exclusions
    • 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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    By: ChinaThemeTour
    9 reviews
    Jay123travel
    90
    The Kungfu dream
    i watched Shaolin in my childhood. The gate , main gate is the must to visit side. Then is the kungfu show.
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    842pierrelucb
    52
    Amazing time with Leo
    Leo was an amazing guide, from telling us about the history of the Great Wall and the region to making us try
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    BeaBi
    Cork
    454137
    Nice show
    It is show for tourist, nothing really exciting. When you are first time in China you might like it,
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    Sightseer790338
    30
    Humble Administrator's Garden, Silk Museum, and ZhouZhuang water town
    We visited Suzhou in September 2018 as a day trip from Shanghai. Our guide Celia picked us up at the train
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    motikhurshed
    Dahanu, India
    289
    the musical fountain was closed so said our Thomas Cook guide
    the wild goose pagoda is grand by night.the play of light is magical and the whole street is lit up n each
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    anarchius
    Waukesha, Wisconsin
    14437
    Great guide, flexible tour
    If you are an English speaker and can afford it, the best way to hit up a city in China is with a private, guided
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    VB0901
    Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    578
    Suzhou Highlights
    That is a very interesting tour to see how people used to live (and still live) in this city with their houses
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    antonioramil
    Lausanne, Switzerland
    74
    Great combination between pandas & taoist temple at the mountains
    I do recommend Bella as a tour guide. She combines professionality, very good knowledge and sympathy to make a
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    Key Details
    • Duration: 8h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Instant confirmation
    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English
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