Private Tour to Yungang Grottoes, Hanging Temple and Wooden Pagoda from Datong

Private Tour to Yungang Grottoes, Hanging Temple and Wooden Pagoda from Datong

If you are looking for the highlights and World Cultural Heritage Sites in China, Hanging Temple, Yungang Caves and Wooden Pagoda are 3 things you can't miss. The Hanging Temple, built along the cliff around 1,500 years ago, nowadays is famous for its grandeur; the Yungang Caves, was carved 1,500 years ago with 45 caves and over 51,000 statues preserved till now. The Wooden Pagoda is the tallest and oddest wooden tower preserved in China even in the whole world, which is over 960 years old. This tour is leaded by an experienced tour guide who has been explaining these places for over 10 years。

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Hengshan Hanging Temple (Xuankong si), Hengshan, Datong China

You will be picked up by your private tour guide at 8:00 am and transferred to the Hanging Temple, about 1.5hours’ driving. You will visit the temple for about 1.5hours. In summer time during the peak season (from July to August), it may takes a longer time and early start, since the Hanging Temple really is a hot spot. Then you will be transferred to the Wooden Pagoda, which is a 50 minutes driving.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Ying Xian Wooden Pagoda, 76km (47 miles) south of Datong, Datong China

Your lunch will be arranged in a restaurant near the pagoda. After visit the pagoda, you will have a 1.5 hours’ driving to Yungang Caves, Yungang Caves indicate historical track of Buddhist art’s transformation and development from Indian and Central Asian style to the Chinese one as well as the gradual course of Buddhism being transformed to Chinese Buddhism with the combination of Chinese ancient philosophies

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Yungang Grottoes, Wuzhou Mountain, Urban Area, Datong 37000 China

It can be said that Buddhist statues in artistic styles are unprecedentedly integrated in carvings in Yungang Caves. and then visit there for about 3 hours. The scenic area of Yungang Caves has been renovated and enlarged, so it will take 40 to 50 minutes for walking in and out and you will spend 1.5 to 2 hours for visiting. If you want to leave more time for staying in the central visiting area you can take the electric car instead of walking, which will be 15yuan per person for the round trip.

After that, you will be transferred to the place where the trip starts.

Duration: 2 hours

Informacion Adicional
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required"
"Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately"
"Please wear comfortable walking shoes"
"If you wish to be picked up from airport or train station, please advise related pickup info upon booking"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Infant seats available"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"

Hora de Inicio: 08:00 AM
Duración: 10 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: Traveler pickup is offered

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


  • Bottled water
  • Lunch
  • Airport,Train Station or Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • Snacks
  • Entry/Admission - Ying Xian Wooden Pagoda
  • Entry/Admission - Yungang Grottoes
  • Entry/Admission - Hengshan Hanging Temple (Xuankong si)

No Incluye

  • Gratuities


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