Datong Private Day Tour to Yanmenguan Great Wall and Yingxian Wooden Pagoda
Take a day out of Datong to get acquainted with Ying Xian Wooden Pagoda and Great Wall at Yanmenguan section. Follow your experienced tour guide to hike up and down at the Great Wall, learn its history and culture. You will also visit Zhenbian Hall, Temple of Guan Yu, and Yanmenguan village. Then discover the architectural gems-Ying Xian Wooden Pagoda which is the oldest and tallest wooden multi-storey building of the world. This private tour includes lunch, entrance fee, an English-speaking guide and transport by private vehicle. Tour can start from your Datong hotel's lobby or Datong railway station. Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this productStop At:
Great Wall-Yanmenguan Section, Yanmenguang Village, Dai County 034200 China
Your English speaking tour guide will pick you up from the lobby of your Datong Hotel or Datong Railway Station. Then heading directly to Yanmenguan Great Wall which takes about 1.5 hour. Your tour guide will explain the histories and stories along the way, feel free to ask questions if you have.
Yanmenguan is one of important passes through the inner line of the Great Wall. Situated at a place of strategic importance and difficult to get through, it was regarded as the first pass of the 'Nine Passes under Heaven' in ancient times. Many famous historical battles occurred in this area.
The original pass was built on the summit of a hill during the Warring States Period (476-221 BC) by an ancient trail, for defense against the Inner Asian nomads. During Yuan Dynasty it eventually fell into disrepair. The current Yanmen Pass was rebuilt in 1374 during Ming Dynasty.
Follow your tour guide to hike up and down at the Great Wall and admire the nearby Mountain View.
You will also visit two temples and a local village, you will learn their histories, stories and their people.
1: Zhenbian Hall which is to commemorate a distinguished General Li Mu of Zhao State (403 – 222 BC).
2:Temple of Guan Yu --to worship the god of war and victory.
3: Yanmen Village
Stroll around the village with your tour guide, get to know the village's houses, lifestyle, and traditional customs. You will enjoy a local style lunch here.
Duration: 2 hoursStop At:
Ying Xian Wooden Pagoda, 76km (47 miles) south of Datong, Datong China
Afterwards, heading to Yingxian Wooden Pagoda.
Upon arrival, follow your tour guide to experience the architectural gems which famous for its long history, unique design and wonderful construction techniques.
Built in 1056, the 957-year-old Wooden Pagoda of Yingxian County is the oldest and tallest wooden multi-storey building of the world. The pagoda plays an important role in the history of ancient Chinese architecture. It embodies the wisdom of ancient craftsmen, and it still stands tall after many seismic tests during nine hundred years. It can be described as a miracle in the history of Chinese architecture.
After the tour, you will be transferred to your hotel in Datong or Datong railway station.
Duration: 2 hours
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
Duración: 6 To 9 Hours
Lugar de comienzo:
Traveler pickup is offered
Your tour guide will pick you up in the lobby of your hotel or exit of the arrival hall by holding your name sign
Cancelaciones y devoluciones:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.