Private 3-Day Tour Featuring Shaolin Temple and other Must-See Spots in Henan
Henan province is considered as the cradle of Chinese civilization due to its location by the notable Yellow River. With the assistance of professional guide , you will visit the UNESCO world heritage site - Longmen Grottoes, enjoy the spectacular Kungfu show in Shaolin Temple, and explore the history of the ancient Chinese civilization. It was not only a great way to learn about the legendary Chinese Kungfu, but also to visit other famous historical sites in Henan. The itinerary includes Longmen Grottoes, White Horse Temple, Shaolin Temple, Kaifeng House Scenic Resort. This trip will be a great opportunity to taste local specialty food in Henan.
1.Visit the UNESCO world heritage site - Longmen Grottoes
2.Explore Shaolin Temple and the legendary Chinese kungfu
3.Enjoy a memorable Kungfu show
4.Visit Kaifeng House Scenic Resort and watch the historical sitcoms
5.Taste local specialty food in HenanItineraryDay 1: Arrive in Luoyang and visit the UNESCO world heritage site - Longmen GrottoesStop At:
Longmen Grottoes, Banks of Yihe River, Luolong District, Luoyang 471000 China
Luoyang's Longmen Grottoes is famous for its grand treasure trove of Chinese Buddhist statues. There are more than 2,300 sacred niches and 100,000 Buddhist statues in various sizes craved by skilled artisans. Scattered densely on the majestic mountains from north to south, the grottoes stretch for 1,000 meters (1,100 yards) along the cliffs. In addition, there are 2,800 precious stele inscriptions and calligraphy works that will provide you a visual feast.
Duration: 3 hours
Accommodation included: 5-star hotel standard or equivalentDay 2: Visit White Horse Temple, explore Shaolin Temple and enjoy the Kungfu show Stop At:
White Horse Temple, Baima Si Lu, Luoyang 471013 China
The White Horse Temple is honored as the 'Founder's Home' and the 'Cradle of Buddhism in China'.
Outside the gate, there is a pool with fences around and lovely fish in the water. It is for the believers to set free the captive animals. After crossing the pool via a stone bridge, you will enter the temple. To the east and west of the gate are the tombs of She Moteng and Zhu Falan, which are one of the six most famous sights here. In the east corner stands a tablet pavilion. The Chinese characters written on the tablet are the work of a Chinese calligrapher abbot Shamen Wencai, designed during the Yuan Dynasty (1271-368). They are written in his familiarly free and easy style and describe the history of the White Horse Temple.
Duration: 2 hoursStop At:
Monastero Shaolin (Shaolin Temple), Songshan Mountain, Dengfeng 450000 China
Shaolin Temple, the most famous Buddhist temple in China , reputed as 'the Number One Temple under Heaven', is included on the UNESCO's World Cultural & Natural Heritage List in 2010. It is the cradle of Chinese Zen Buddhism and Shaolin Martial Arts. Shaolin Temple embraces many exciting attractions, such as the Hall of Heavenly Kings , the Mahavira Hall, the Pagoda Forest, the Dharma Cave and the Martial Art Training Center.
We can explore the legendary Chinese Kungfu by watching the Kungfu show.
Duration: 4 hours
Accommodation included: 5-star hotel standard or equivalentDay 3: Visit Kaifeng House Scenic Resort and learn traditional Chinese culture of rulingStop At:
Kaifeng House Scenic Resort, North Shore of Baogong East Lake, Longting District, Kaifeng 475000 China
Kaifeng House Scenic Resort, was the administration and judicature court in the capital city of the Song Dynasty. It contained rich cultural connotation of the ancient government. There were totally 183 Kaifeng mayors ; and the Lord Bao was regarded as one of the best. His righteousness led to his stories be passed down in the folk by people for hundreds of years. Visit Kaifeng House Scenic Resort, enjoy the historical sitcoms, and learn the traditional Chinese culture of ruling.
Duration: 2 hours
No accommodation included on this day.
"Service animals allowed"
"Infant seats available"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"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:
Duración: 3 Days
Lugar de comienzo:
Luoyang, Henan, China
Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up travelers from Luoyang downtown.
Cancelaciones y devoluciones:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.