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All-inclusive Datong Private Day Trip From Beijing By Train

From $275 per person
All-inclusive Datong Private Day Trip From Beijing By Train
  • All-inclusive Datong Private Day Trip From Beijing By Train
  • All-inclusive Datong Private Day Trip From Beijing By Train
  • All-inclusive Datong Private Day Trip From Beijing By Train

Tour Style:
Travel from Beijing to Datong is getting more popular by tourist, one day Datong trip from Beijing by flight will take to visit two top attractions of Datong — Hanging Temple and the UNESCO-listed Yungang Grottoes — on a privately guided day trip. Your personalized itinerary provides time to explore one of China's largest grottoes as well as the 5th-century temple built into Hengshan mountain cliff. Lunch and round-trip minivan transport, entrance tickets, flight tickets, hotel & airport transfer in Beijing are included.

Duration: 10 hours+

Hanging Monastery,Yungang Grottes

Pick-up point:
Your hotel in Beijing, train station

Finishing point:
Your hotel in Beijing, train station

Tour Customizable:
Absolutely! (Tell us your requirements in your inquiry)

Payment Types:
Cash,Wire,Paypal,WesternUnion,Wechat,Alipay,Bank Transfer

Available: Daily

Tour Itinerary

  • Place&Transport: Beijing-Datong
  • Today's Activities: Hanging Monastery, Datong Yungang Grottes
  • Accommodation: N/A
  • Meal: N/A

Upon your arrival at the high-speed railway station in Qingdao, your personal guide and driver will greet you at the station holding a board with "Your Way Holiday" on it. From the moment you meet your guide and driver, they will ensure your journey is seamless and enjoyable. They will assist with your luggage and provide a comfortable transfer to your designated destination in Qingdao. Throughout the tour, your guide will share their extensive knowledge of the city's history, culture, and attractions, offering fascinating insights and stories that bring each site to life. Meanwhile, your driver will handle all the logistics, ensuring smooth transportation between locations so you can focus on enjoying your experience without any worries. With your guide's personalized attention and your driver's expertise in navigating Qingdao, your exploration of the city will be an enriching and memorable adventure.

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After meeting our English-speaking tour guide, you will drive directly from Datong Airport to the Hanging Monastery, located southeast of Datong, about an hour's drive away. Throughout the journey, our knowledgeable guide will provide interesting historical and cultural insights about the region, enhancing your understanding and appreciation of the sights you'll see. Upon arrival, your guide will explain the significance of the temple, which hangs on the west cliff of a hill, over 50 meters above the ground. They will share fascinating stories about the Hanging Monastery's construction, originally built in 491, and its subsequent rebuilding and maintenance during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) and Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). Your guide will ensure you have ample time to explore the monastery, answer any questions you may have, and help you navigate the site safely, making your visit an informative and memorable experience.

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After a satisfying lunch at a local restaurant recommended by your guide, indulge in authentic Datong cuisine. Your guide, well-versed in local cuisine and culture, will ensure you experience the best of Datong's culinary delights. Before your afternoon journey to the Yungang Grottoes, located 16km west of Datong, they can recommend savory specialties from Shanxi Province. Enjoy iconic dishes such as Datong roast duck, celebrated for its crispy skin and succulent meat, knife-cut noodles (dao xiao mian) served in a flavorful broth, and traditional steamed buns (baozi) filled with savory fillings like pork or vegetables. This culinary experience not only satisfies your appetite but also enriches your exploration with a taste of Datong's distinctive flavors, setting the stage for your exploration of the historical and artistic wonders of the ancient grottoes.

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This culinary experience prepares you for an exploration at the Yungang Grottoes, located 16km west of Datong. Designated a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2001 and classified as a AAAAA Scenic Area by the China National Tourism Administration, the Yungang Grottoes are a must-see. Throughout your visit, our guide will provide detailed explanations of the historical and artistic significance of the grottoes, sharing stories of their creation and the evolution of Buddhist art in China. Your guide will also ensure you have the best vantage points for viewing and photographing the intricate carvings, making your exploration of this ancient site both informative and unforgettable.

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After the tour, our guide will ensure your comfortable transfer back to Datong Yungang Airport for your flight to Beijing, which takes approximately 45 minutes. During the drive, your guide will recap the highlights of your visit, answer any remaining questions, and assist with check-in procedures at the airport. Upon arrival at Beijing Nanyuan Airport, you will be greeted by another member of our team who will provide a seamless transfer back to your Beijing hotel. They will ensure your luggage is handled efficiently and offer tips or recommendations for the rest of your stay in Beijing, making sure your journey concludes as smoothly and pleasantly as it began.

Optional Activities

Experience the wonders of Datong on an all-inclusive private day trip from Beijing by flight, where every moment promises to uncover ancient marvels and cultural riches. Beyond the main attractions, this excursion offers optional activities to enrich your exploration. Whether you're fascinated by ancient cave art, intrigued by Buddhist heritage, or captivated by architectural wonders, each optional activity invites you to immerse yourself in the unique history and beauty of Datong. Join us as we embark on this journey to discover the highlights of Datong, combining historical discovery, cultural immersion, and personalized experiences for an unforgettable day trip from Beijing.

Exploration of the Datong Ancient City Wall

Step back in time as you stroll along the Datong Ancient City Wall, a formidable structure dating back to the Ming Dynasty. Spanning approximately 6 kilometers, this well-preserved wall once encircled the ancient city, offering strategic defense and a panoramic view of Datong's urban layout and surrounding landscapes. Admire its distinctive battlements, watchtowers, and gates, which bear testament to Datong's historical prominence as a key military and cultural center in northern China.

Datong Ancient City WallDatong Ancient City Wall

Traditional Shanxi Cuisine Tasting

Immerse yourself in the flavors of Shanxi cuisine with a culinary tour of Datong. Indulge in local specialties such as hand-pulled noodles (dao xiao mian), savory pastries like Datong sesame cakes (da bing), and delicacies prepared with Datong's renowned vinegar. Explore bustling food markets and authentic eateries to savor the diverse tastes that define Datong's gastronomic culture, reflecting centuries of culinary tradition and regional specialties.

Traditional Shanxi Cuisine TastingTraditional Shanxi Cuisine Tasting

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Price Includes

1. Cozy Ride: Enjoy the comfort and spaciousness of our air-conditioned car, offering scenic views.
2. Bilingual Expert Guide: Benefit from a personalized experience with a guide fluent in your language, catering to your needs.
3. Entrance Fees: Access all attractions and activities mentioned in the itinerary without worrying about additional entrance fees.
4. Seamless Transfer: Enhance your experience with convenient hotel or train station pickup and drop-off service.
5. Connect Seamlessly: Stay connected with complimentary onboard WiFi, allowing you to share your experiences in real-time.
6. Complimentary Water: Receive a complimentary bottle of water for each person, keeping you refreshed throughout your journey.
7. Travel Agency Liability Insurance: Benefit from coverage under our travel agency liability insurance, providing added protection and peace of mind during your trip.

Price Excludes

1. Personal Expenses: This includes phone bills, laundry, additional tours, postage, and any entertainment fees not covered in the itinerary.
2. Meals: While meals are not included, our guide will recommend the best local food spots, giving you the chance to explore and choose based on your preferences. (Average cost per person for a regular meal at local eateries: 40RMB/6USD-80RMB/12USD)
3. Tips: Tips are not mandatory but are recommended for excellent service. If you feel satisfied with the service, you may consider leaving a tip.
4. Insurance: Insurance coverage for personal loss, illness, or damages incurred during your trip is not included.
5. Optional Activities: Any optional activities listed in the itinerary are not included in the tour fees, allowing you to choose and participate based on your preferences.

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