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One Day Classic Datong Tour

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    What to Expect
    In the morning at some 8:30 am, meet your guide and driver who will hold a board with your name in your Datong downtown hotel lobby. Firstly we drive westwards to Yungang Grottoes. As the first batch of key cultural relics under state protection, also on the world heritage list, Yuagang Grottoes has a highly cultural and artistic meaning. It not only shows the traditional Chinese artistic style, but also incorporates the art characteristics of ancient India, the western regions and the Central Plain. Yungang Grottoes is the beginning of the "sinicization" of Chinese grotto art, which mainly stores 45 grottoes and 51,000 stone statues.

    After a delicious Chinese style lunch, you will be transferred to Hanging Temple. Located between the cliffs of Mt. Hengshan, it is the only unique temple in China that integrates Buddhism, Taoism and Confucianism. The whole monastery is built in wooden framework structure. Though not very big, it astonishes people by the building design that relies on a mortise joint and embeds into the cliff without falling down. Owning a history over 1,500 years, many notable literati and poets have left words to show their amazing feeling. If time permits after Hanging Temple, we will also pay a visit to Nine-Dragon Wall. The wall was built in late Ming Dynasty, which is composed of coloured glaze. Nine dragons are different in shape and form, each of which is connected by water grass, white clouds and rocks. It presents the superb sculpture skills of ancient China. (If time is not enough for Nine-Dragon Wall, you will be refunded its entrance fee)

    When finishing all sites, you will be transferred back to your Datong downtown hotel.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Your Datong downtown hotel
    Departure Time
    8:30 AM
    Duration
    8h
    Return Details
    Your Datong downtown hotel
    Inclusions
    • All private transfer as listed in itinerary
    • English-speaking guide
    • Chinese style lunch
    • Fuels, parking fee
    • Lunch
    Exclusions
    • Personal expense
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Tour guide will contact you the evening before the tour date
    • The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
    • Tour guide for other languages is available, please advise to note and pay extra 50 USD per group
    • If you have dietary demands please leave a special requirement when booking the tour
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Key Details
    • China Xian Tour
    • Duration: 8h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Instant confirmation
    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English, Chinese
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