Luoyang Private Tour of Longmen Grottoes, White Horse Temple and Peony Blossom
Luoyang Peony is lauded as “Queen of flowers, with ethereal color and celestial fragrance”. Since the Tang Dynasty no Chinese city has been able to rival Luoyang in growing peonies, boasting nearly 10 million peony trees with more than 700 species. Join this private day tour to discover the most famous peony blossom viewing spots in Luoyang. Watch the beautiful flowers come to bloosom and feel the peaceful and calm atmosphere there. Marvel at the UNESCO-listed Longmen Grottoes to view thousands of Buddhist statues carved into the steep limestone cliffs. Explore iconic White Horse Temple which is considered the birthplace of Chinese Buddhism. Experience the friendly services of the local tour guide who will accompany you throughout the tour. This private tour including the entrance fee, hotel pick up and drop off. Seasonal tour runs yearly between April and May.Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this productStop At:
Longmen Grottoes, Banks of Yihe River, Luolong District, Luoyang 471000 China
Following a morning pickup from your accommodation in Luoyang city center at 8:30am, meet your private guide and hop aboard your air-conditioned vehicle. Heading directly to Longmen Grottoes.
Accompanied by your knowledgable tour guide to explore this UNESCO Site -The Longmen Grottoes comprise more than 2,300 caves and niches carved into the steep limestone cliffs over a 1km long stretch. Admire the largest and most impressive collection of Chinese art of the late Northern Wei and Tang Dynasties (316-907).
Duration: 2 hoursStop At:
White Horse Temple, Baima Si Lu, Luoyang 471013 China
After a delicious lunch in the local restaurant, you will explore the White Horse Temple in the afternoon.
The White Horse Temple, patronized in 68 CE by Emperor Ming in the Eastern Han Dynasty’s capital, is the first Buddhist temple to be built in China. Explore the halls and pavilions with your guide, hearing stories about the Buddhism history and culture.
Duration: 1 hourStop At:
Peony Park, No.1 Mudao Road, Jianxi District, Luoyang 471003 China
Your next stop is to enjoy the Peony. Peony cultivation in Luoyang, which now boasts its own unique brand of charm and culture. After 1,500 years of history of cultivation, Luoyang peony is as eclectic in presentation as ever,.
Duration: 1 hourStop At:
China National Peony Park Luoyang Peony Fair, 1.5km West from the Crossing of Wangcheng Avenue and 310 Natioanl Highway, Mangshan Town, Old City District, Luoyang China
As the largest the peony garden in China, Luoyang National Peony Garden stands out from other gardens for the various sorts, long florescence and more gorgeous flowers. China National Flower Garden cultivates about 500,000 peonies in 9 colors as well as a further 2,000,000 plants of 1,000 different species. Among them, a huge peony called “Flower Goddess” with an age of100 years and a height of 2 meters (7 feet) gains public attention.
After your tour finished, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Luoyang.
Duration: 1 hour
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking"
"Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required"
"Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
Duración: 8 To 9 Hours
Lugar de comienzo:
Traveler pickup is offered
We will pick you up from you hotel in Luoyang ,please provide hotel information when make booking
Cancelaciones y devoluciones:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.