Private Day Tour: Grottoes And Monastery In Datong
Datong was once the political, economic and military center of ancient North China, which left the city with a series of splendid historic and cultural relics. On this private day tour, local guide will accompany you to visit the Yungang Grottoes, the Huayan Monastery and the Nine Dragons Screen.Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this productStop At:
Yungang Grottoes, Wuzhou Mountain, Urban Area, Datong 37000 China
At 9:00 am, local tour guide will pick you up from your Datong hotel and transfer you to start the Datong highlight day tour.
You will firstly visit the Yungang Grottoes, one of the four most famous grottoes in China. The grottoes were excavated along Wuzhou Mountain, extending 1 km from east to west, revealing 45 major caves and over 51,000 stone statues, it is a relic of the Northern Wei Dynasty (386-534). Follow your guide to visit the fascinating ancient grottoes and reveal the story of past glory.
Duration: 4 hoursStop At:
Huayan Temple of Datong, Daxi Street, Urban Area, Datong 037004 China
Later enjoy lunch in local restaurant and continue the sightseeing to Huayan Monastery - the largest and best preserved monastery of the Liao Dynasty (907 - 1125) in existence in China, it is very unique as it faces east instead of south. The last site you will visit today is the Nine Dragons Screen, the oldest and largest glazed screen in China, it was built over 600 years ago and displays nine vivid and different shaped dragons.
To conclude the private day trip, the tour guide will drop you off at your hotel in Datong.
Duration: 4 hours
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"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.