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Beijing - Datong - Wutai County - Taiyuan

Description :This 8-day tour takes you to the capital city of Beijing and central China's important world heritage sites: Datong and Mt Wutaishan. It will show you both natural and historic China.
Tour Code : CHP-23
Price : from US$973 p/p
Departure Date : You choose

Day 1

Beijing   (L)

Visits : Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square

Upon your arrival, your guide will meet you and transfer you to the city center.
In the afternoon, begin your tour with visiting Tiananmen Square, the biggest city square in the world. Covering 440,000 square meters, it has witnessed many important historic events taking place here. Then pay a visit to the Forbidden City, one of the five most famous palaces in the world where 24 emperors of Ming and Qing Dynasties lived and ruled for over 500 years.
 
In the evening, about 18:30pm, you will be picked up at your hotel to Liyuan Theatre. Enjoy Beijing Opera from 19:30pm-20:50pm. Now you can appreciate some classic episodes, performed by professional opera artists. At the end of the show, send you back to hotel.

Day 2

Beijing   (B, L, D)

Visits : The Great Wall of China, Sacred Road of The Ming Tombs

After breakfast, you are  driven towards northwest to visit the Badaling section of the Great Wall. Badaling is the site of the most visited section of the Great Wall of China, approximately 50 miles (80 km) northwest of urban Beijing city in Yanqing County, which is within the Beijing municipality. The portion of the wall running through the site was built during the Ming Dynasty, along with a military outpost reflecting the location´s strategic importance. The highest point of Badaling is Beibalou, approximately 0.63 miles (1,015 m) above sea level.
 
After lunch drive to one burial site of 13 Ming dynasty emperors. Today you will visit Dingling and walk along the Sacred Road. Later, be transferred to city center for a short rest at your hotel.
 
In the evening, you will go to taste Beijing Roast Duck in Quanjude which is a famous historied Roast Duck restaurant in China.

Day 3

Beijing -> Datong   (B, L)

Visits : Temple of Heaven, Beijing Summer Palace

Today you will visit the Temple of Heaven where emperors conducted religious rituals and prayed for good harvest in Qing and Ming dynasties. It is one of the most important landmarks of Beijing.
After lunch leave for the Summer Palace. Well known for its large and priceless collection of cultural relics, Summer Palace was among the first group of historical and cultural heritage sites in China to be placed under special state protection. Then you will transfered to Beijing railway station and take a train to Datong. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to the hotel in Datong.

Day 4

Datong   (B, L)

Visits : Yungang Grottoes

Today you will start your Datong tour wih visiting Yungang Grottoes, which is considered as the classical works of Buddhism art at its peak time. And then have a look at Huayan Temple and Nine-dragon screen. Later, you will be transferred to the hotel in Datong.

Day 5

Datong -> Wutai County   (B, L)

This morning, you will visit the  the marvellous and incredible  Hanging Temple and after lunch,you will go to visit Wooden Pagoda of Ying County.In the afternoon you will be transferred to Wutaishan.

Day 6

Wutai County   (B, L)

After enjoying your breakfast ,you will spend whole day visiting  the mountains and the temples in Mt Wutaishan, which is one of China´s four sacred Buddhist Mountains. The highlights of Wutaishan are Pusa Ding, Xiantong Temple and Ten Thousand Buddha Pavillion.Then you will be transfered to the hotel.

Day 7

Wutai County -> Taiyuan   (B, L)

After enjoying your breakfast, you will be transferred to Taiyuan and then you will visit the Jin Memorial Hall , Mengshan Giant Buddha and the Provincial Museum. Then you will be transferred to the hotel in Taiyuan.

Day 8

Taiyuan   (No meal included)

Free till being transfered to the airport. End of the fabulous tour in China.

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  • 1-888-414-0686 (US & CA)
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  • 0-808-189-0371 (UK)
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