Embracing Mount Hengshan, a Holy Land of Buddhism and Taoism, Private Day Tour
This private Hengshan day tour is uniquely tailored for you to embrace one of the famous 5-sacred mountain in China, which is a holy land of Buddhism and Taoism culture. In this trip, taking bullet train from Changsha to Hengshan will be highlighted. Your private guide will escort with you to explore this mountain where there are amounts of Buddhism and Taoism temples and traditional architectures. Cable car and bus in the park are included instead of climbing up, except for the distance from cable station to the highest peak regarded as the holy place of Fire God(Huoshen) in Chinese culture. So, 30 minutes hike up and 30 minutes down will be needed, please be aware of it in advance. By the way, we will see a lot of religious followers who climb up and pray here. The sightseeing is wonderful too on the holy top.
Your private guide will meet you in your hotel at 7:00 or meet in the High Speed Railway Station at 7:30. Then, your private guide will go with you to catch the bullet train leaving approximately at 08:00.
• It will take around 30 minutes from Changsha Nan to Hengshan Xi. Upon arrival, your private driver will pick you up and drive about 30 minutes to the Great Temple which is located at the foot of Mt. Hengshan and the biggest temple with the largest complex in southern China. The age of temple can be dated back to the Tang Dynasty (618-907 AD), although it was destroyed by fire disaster at various stages. The present architecture in this temple dates back to Qing Dynasty (1644-1911 AD) and it is similar to Beijing's Imperial Palace.
• Early lunch will be recommended nearby Great Temple.
• In the afternoon, change cable car and shuttle bus to the Park. Cable car and bus in the park are included instead of climbing up, except for the distance from cable station to the highest peak regarded as the holy place of Fire God(Huoshen) in Chinese culture. The mountain extends for 80 kilometers wide and there are different stations and stop in the mountain, and we recommend you visit the highest holy peak first. 30 minutes hike up and 30 minutes down will be on your own pace. On the way up to the highest peak, visit Buddhism and Taoism temples.
• Around 17:00, your private driver will pick you up and drive back to Hengshan Xi Railway Station. Then, take bullet train back to Changsha.
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Children must be accompanied by an adult"
"Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately"
"Please wear comfortable walking shoes"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
Hora de Inicio:
Duración: 8 Hours
Lugar de comienzo:
Your centrally located hotel in Changsha city
Cancelaciones y devoluciones:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.