Private Day Tour to Shaolin Temple and Longmen Grottoes from Zhengzhou
Take a private tour to two top attractions in Henan Province of China: Shaolin Temple and Longmen Grottoes.
Shaolin Temple is the birthplace of Martial Arts and Chan Buddhism. Longmen Grottoes are some of the finest examples of Chinese Buddhist art, one of the three most famous Grottoes in China.
A nice lunch in Shaolin Temple, entrance fees and private transfers are all inclusive.Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this productStop At:
Monastero Shaolin (Shaolin Temple), Songshan Mountain, Dengfeng 450000 China
Your friendly tour guide and driver will pick you up from your downtown hotel in Zhengzhou and start your exciting day-tour. Transferred by an air-conditioned and comfort private vehicle to your first stop, Shaolin Temple (about 1.5 hours driving), which locates in Dengfeng County, Henan province. It was originally built in 495 in the Northern Wei Dynasty (368-534). 32 years later, an Indian monk named Bodhidharma arrived in Shaolin Monastery and from that time on, the temple was expended gradually with increased monks and greatly boosted reputation. It is reputed to be 'the Number One Temple under Heaven'.
Accompanied by your tour guide, you will visit Shanmen Hall, Hall of Heavenly Kings,Thousand-Buddha Hall, Pagoda Forest and etc, watch a real Kungfu performed by Shaolin monks, enjoy a tasty lunch in the Temple.
Duration: 2 hoursStop At:
Longmen Grottoes, Banks of Yihe River, Luolong District, Luoyang 471000 China
Afterwards, heading to the next stop, Longmen Grottoes (another 1.5 hours driving).
A Buddhist cave complex located 13 kilometers south of Luoyang in Henan province, form some of the most significant and exquisite representations of ancient Chinese stone art. The grottoes were excavated and carved with Buddhist subjects over the period from 493 AD to 1127 AD. The Longmen Grottoes refer to the over 1,400 grottoes and caves dispersed over the Longmen Mountain and Xiang Mountain standing across the Yi River, housing no less than 100,000 Buddhist statues, 2,500 tablets and stelae and other religious-related items.
After the tour is finished, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Zhengzhou or Luoyang.
Duration: 2 hours
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Children must be accompanied by an adult"
"Lunch will be in a vegetarian restaurant in Shaolin Temple. If you don't like vegetarian food, your tour guide will recommend another local restaurant outside of the Temple."
"Most travelers can participate"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"
"Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival"
"Health QR Code is required upon arrival"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
Hora de Inicio:
Duración: 9 Hours
Lugar de comienzo:
Traveler pickup is offered
Pickup from your centrally located Zhenghou hotel
Cancelaciones y devoluciones:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.