Private Botique Tour: Yungang Grottoes and Hanging Monastery From Datong
Spend full day with accompany of professional tour guide and private transfer to explore the historical relics in Datong. On this guided tour, you will visit one of the four most famous grottoes in China - Yungang Grottoes, and explore the peculiar wood-structured Hanging Monastery on the cliff at the foot of Mt. Hengshan.Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this productStop At:
Yungang Grottoes, Wuzhou Mountain, Urban Area, Datong 37000 China
Local tour guide will pick you up from Datong downtown hotel at approx. 9:00 am, enjoy private transfer to start the highlight day trip in Datong.
Your will firstly come to visit the Yungang Grottoes - the most majestic spot in the city and one of the largest grotto-groups in China. It is a relic of the Northern Wei Dynasty (386-534) and there are now 53 grottoes with 51000 statues remaining. Listed as a World Heritage Site by the UNESCO in 2001, Yungang Grottoes represent the excellent achievement of Buddhist sculptural art of ancient China.
Duration: 4 hoursStop At:
Hengshan Hanging Temple (Xuankong si), Hengshan, Datong China
After having lunch in a local restaurant, continue to visit the peculiar wood-structured Hanging Monastery on the cliff at the foot of Hengshan Mountain. Built in 491, Hanging Monastery has a history of more than 1400 years. Seen from below, it appears to be a tumble-down castle in the air, which gives a breath-taking view of Chinese architecture. Listen to your guide’s commentary of its history, and walk into the Monastery to explore this rare architecture.
Afterwards, the tour guide will transfer you back to Datong hotel to conclude the trip.
Duration: 4 hours
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
Hora de Inicio:
Duración: 8 Hours
Lugar de comienzo:
Traveler pickup is offered
Pickup from Centrally located Datong hotels, please provide your hotel information while booking.
Cancelaciones y devoluciones:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.