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Q&A: 2 Days Tour for Yungang Grottoes Cave in Datong
Asked by Oman Date Added:
Question: Hello!,We are interested to book the 2490 RMB package to Dadong,We would like to fly from Beijing (0645hrs) and coming back on 19th by train (first class) (1340hrs). Pick up from Sanlitun SOHO, which is also the return point,For the stay in Dadong we would like to be in the 4 star hotel,We would also like to ask you to book flight, hotel and train for uns,What would be the total price? You can reach me via ,Looking forward hearing from you
Answer:

Dear Niemann,

Thank you for your email to Chinatour.Net

You’d like to take flight from Beijingto Datongon Mar 17th and take train back to Beijing on Mar 19th, right?

Asked by saengpen Date Added:
Question: Your questions about our tour package?:,Can you also provide us the round trip air ticket from Guangzhou to Datong and if so how much. How is the payment settled , i.e. credit card or cash,Where can we pick up air ticket from Guangzhou to Datong,we agree to follow your itinerary for 2 days tour,Yes please also book hotel and flight , 3 star hotel
Answer:

Dear saengpen,

Thanks for your email to www.chinatour.net.

Tour:

3 Star Hotel + Tour Package, you have 2 persons, : 2,450CNY(382USD) per person

Asked by Mrs Date Added:
Question: Your questions about our tour package?:,Can you send me an offer for this trip. My queston is, it is possible to return to the Daton railway station on the second day (09thMay) to catch the train to Xian at 16:40 or not. When not I need hotel also for the second night. I can go with your group in English or German language,I would arrive in the early morning on 08thMay from Beijing (at 05:31),I would need a hotel for one night in Datong for 08thMay and the meals as it is written in your offert, but I EAT ONLY SEA FOOD AND VEGETABLES,MEAT!
Answer:
Asked by Wolfgang Date Added:
Question: Question: I would book only a single room. How much is the tour, if I book a single room? Please let me know the price in RMB, as I live in Beijing,If I go to Datong, I would fly from Beijing and arrive early in the morning,I would prefer a 4 star hotel
Answer:
Dear Wolfgang,
For 2 days 1 night Datong tour, you just can take a private tour there, and please take a look the itinerary and price below.
 

Private Tour, Depart everyday 

Day 1 (L)

Pick you up from your hotel or railway station in Datong and then to visit the Yungang Grottoes(Cloud Ridge Caves), Huayan Monastery, Shanhua Monastery and Nine Dragon Screen. Stay overnight at Datong Hotel.

Yungang Grottoes: A treasure house of rare and splendid Chinese sculptures enjoys worldwide fame. These grottoes are the main reason most people make it to Datong. The grottoes contain over 50,000 Buddihist statues and stretch for about 1 km east to west.

-Huayan Monastery: This monastery is on the western side of Datong city. The original monastery dates back to AD 1140 and the reign of Emperor Tian Ju'an of the Jin dynasty. The entire complex is being developed into a regional museum.

-Shanhua Monastery: Built during the Tang dynasty, rebuilt in AD 1120, further restoration was done during the Ming dynasty.  The main hall contains statues of 24 divine generals. There is a small dragon screen within the monastery grounds.

-Nine Dragon Screen: One of Datong's several 'dragon screens'-tiled walls depicting fire-breathing dragons. It was originally part of the gate of the palace of Ming dynasty emperor Ming Taizu's 13th son, and is 8m high, over 45m long and 2m thick.

Day 2 (B, L)

Pick you up from your hotel. Visit Suspending Temple (Hanging Monastery) and the Wooden Pagoda. Drive you to your hotel or to the railway station.

-Suspending Temple(Hanging Monastery): This monastery is just outside the town of Hunyuan, 65km south-east of Datong. Built precariously on sheer cliffs above Jinlong Canyon,the monastery dates back more than 1400 years. Its halls and pavilions were built along the contours of the cliff face using the natural hollows and outcrops. The buildings are connected by corridors, bridges and boardwalks and contain bronze, iron and stone statues of gods and buddhas.

-Wooden Pagoda: This 11-century pagoda at Yingxian, 70km south of Datong, is one of the oldest wooden buildings in the world. It's said that not a single nail was used in the onstruction of the nine-storey, 97m structure.

Hotel options:
Four Star Hotel:  Datong Hotel ★★★★

4 Star Hotel + Tour Package, you have 1 persons, : $692(4,200CNY)

Our price including:
A. Pick-up and drop-off services; sight entrance tickets;
B. Meals as listed in the itinerary, B=breakfast; L=lunch; D=Dinner. 
C. Personal driver with car / van for transfer, English speaking tour guide explain sightseeings along the tour. 
D. Hotels accommodation (two people live in one room) as listed in the itinerary. 
E. All Service Charge and Taxes.

If you would like to book this tour, please reply me ASAP. thanks.
Have a nice day.
Asked by Yap Date Added:
Question: private tour,we would like to visit the Yungang Grottoes, hanging temples and wutai mountain. We plan to take train from Beijing on 25th and reach on 26th to visit wutai mountain and hangi ng temples. Then visit Yungang grottoes on 27th morning and have to travel back to Beijing before 5pm because our flight back to Kuala Lumpur is on the mid nite of 27th April 2015. Can u pls let me know which train ticket is suitable for us to and fro? Or can u book for us? Also how much is your tour package? We book our own hotel in Datong city. I think we are going to book the hotel around the train station,Thank you very much
Answer:
Dear Yap,
  
 
It is rush to visit Wutaishan, Hanging Temple and Yungang Grottoes in 2 days, so could you start the tour one day early? Or cancel siteseeings?
 
By the way, you have to back to Beijing before 17:00 or you have to get on train before 17:00? Could you read and write in Chinese?
 
Asked by Petra Date Added:
Question: It does not matter, It depends on price and possibility,Tour is fine,Book hotel ač rodinu itinerary and tour organisation
Answer:

Dear Petra Ridka,

For the 2 Days Tour Package in Datong, we have Private Tours available everyday, so we can arrange a tour package for you according to your arrival and departure.

Please check and tell us when will you arrive and departure from Datong? By flight or Train? Can we book 4 star hotel for you?

Asked by Agnieszka Date Added:
Question: 2 Days Tour for Yungang Grottoes Cave in Datong, private tour 2 days,We have flights and hotel booked. Arrival from Beijing flight ca1119 at 8:20 day 19th April, departure 20th April at 19:50
Answer:

Dear Agnieszka Szydlowska and Alex,

The itinerary and price of  2 Days Tour for Yungang Grottoes Cave in Datong with Airport Transfer is:

Private Tour (you are 2 persons), : 2300CNY($383) per person

Asked by Rohith Date Added:
Question: Can I travel to Dating from Beijign on saturday by Plane? If not if I have to travel by train how many hours does it take? ,Can i extend the tour by 1 day and visit the Hukou Waterfall?? I like you to booj Air ticket and good hotel minimum international 3star or beter
Answer:

Dear Rohith Udalagama,

We can arrange this 2 Days Private tour package for you to Datong, but suggest you not include Hukou Waterfall, because it is very far from Datong, and will take a long driver there. So here we will offer you the 2 Days Datong Tours firstly, if you DO want to visit Hukou and would like to spend more, then I can go ahead and send you another tour itinerary later.

2 Days Tour for Yungang Grottoes Cave in Datong

Private Tour, Depart everyday 

Day 1 (L)

You will take your own way to the airport in Beijing to catch early morning flight to Datong

Flight CA1119 from Beijing Capital Airport, 07:05 - 08:20

Arrive in Datong, pick you up from your the airport then to visit the Yungang Grottoes(Cloud Ridge Caves), Huayan Monastery, Shanhua Monastery and Nine Dragon Screen. Stay overnight at Datong Hotel.

Day 2 (B, L)

Pick you up from your hotel. Visit Suspending Temple (Hanging Monastery) and the Wooden Pagoda. Drive you to the airport for evening flight back to Beijing.

Flight KN2252, 19:40 - 20:30 to Beijing Nanyuan Airport.

3 Star Hotel in Datong: Hongqi Hotel

~Budget package, three star hotel, you are 1 person: 4,810CNY ($802) Per Person

Our price including:
A. Pick-up and drop-off services in Datong; sight entrance tickets;
B. Meals as listed in the itinerary, B=breakfast; L=lunch;
C. Personal driver with car / van for transfer, English speaking tour guide explain sightseeings along the tour.
D. Hotels accommodation (Single room) as listed in the itinerary.
E. Round-trip flight from Beijing.
F. All Service Charge and Taxes.

Pleae take a look and reply me if you have any questions


Asked by Robin Date Added:
Question: Datong, I plan on flying, ,What is the cost for 1 person? If the price is reasonable for a tour for 1 person, I would want you to book a 4 star hotel. I will make flight arrangements myself
Answer:

Dear Robin Rapoport, Planned Tour Date:2013-10-26, Number of Person:1, Interested in:2 Days Tour for Yungang Grottoes Cave in Datong;

Thanks so much for  your promotion email, and if you will take this tour alone, the tour fee is 

Private Tour, Depart everyday 

Day 1 (L or D)

Pick you up from your hotel or railway station in Datong and then to visit the Yungang Grottoes(Cloud Ridge Caves), Huayan Monastery, Shanhua Monastery and Nine Dragon Screen. Stay overnight at Datong Hotel.

- Yungang Grottoes: A treasure house of rare and splendid Chinese sculptures enjoys worldwide fame. These grottoes are the main reason most people make it to Datong. The grottoes contain over 50,000 Buddihist statues and stretch for about 1 km east to west.

-Huayan Monastery: This monastery is on the western side of Datong city. The original monastery dates back to AD 1140 and the reign of Emperor Tian Ju'an of the Jin dynasty. The entire complex is being developed into a regional museum.

-Shanhua Monastery: Built during the Tang dynasty, rebuilt in AD 1120, further restoration was done during the Ming dynasty.  The main hall contains statues of 24 divine generals. There is a small dragon screen within the monastery grounds.

-Nine Dragon Screen: One of Datong's several 'dragon screens'-tiled walls depicting fire-breathing dragons. It was originally part of the gate of the palace of Ming dynasty emperor Ming Taizu's 13th son, and is 8m high, over 45m long and 2m thick.

Day 2 (B, L, D)

Pick you up from your hotel. Visit Suspending Temple (Hanging Monastery) and the Wooden Pagoda. Drive you to your hotel or to the railway station.

-Suspending Temple(Hanging Monastery): This monastery is just outside the town of Hunyuan, 65km south-east of Datong. Built precariously on sheer cliffs above Jinlong Canyon,the monastery dates back more than 1400 years. Its halls and pavilions were built along the contours of the cliff face using the natural hollows and outcrops. The buildings are connected by corridors, bridges and boardwalks and contain bronze, iron and stone statues of gods and buddhas.

-Wooden Pagoda: This 11-century pagoda at Yingxian, 70km south of Datong, is one of the oldest wooden buildings in the world. It's said that not a single nail was used in the onstruction of the nine-storey, 97m structure.

Hotel options:

Four Star Hotel:  Datong Hotel ★★★★

Medium Package, Four Star Hotels, you have 1 persons, : $702(4,250CNY)

Our price including:
A. Pick-up and drop-off services; sight entrance tickets;
B. Meals as listed in the itinerary, B=breakfast; L=lunch; D=Dinner.
C. Personal driver with car / van for transfer, English speaking tour guide explain sightseeings along the tour.
D. Hotels accommodation (single room) as listed in the itinerary.
E. All Service Charge and Taxes.

If you are interesting in this package and may accept this price, please reply me for the tour booking.

Have a great day.

Asked by pardinilla Date Added:
Question: ur tour start city? What other cities do you plan to visit? connecting by flight or train? Starting from beijing.Planning to visit Yungang grottoes in Datong ( two days tour)connecting by train, ,What would be the price for that period
Answer:

Dear pardinilla, Planned Tour Date:2014-10-09, Number of Person:2, Interested in:2 Days Tour for Yungang Grottoes Cave in Datong;

Thanks so much for your promotion email, and please check the itinerary below, but the price is for this year, and if there is any change, we will offer the new price for you in next year.

Private Tour, Depart everyday 

Day 1 Beijing-Datong by K220 00:35-06:52 with overnight soft sleeper train

You will go to the Beijing station to catch the train by your own way, and you need arrive at the train station around 10:00pm, and print the train ticket by our confirmation number and your passport.

Day 2: arrive in Datong (L)

Pick you up from railway station in Datong and then to visit the Yungang Grottoes(Cloud Ridge Caves), Huayan Monastery, Shanhua Monastery and Nine Dragon Screen. Stay overnight at Datong Hotel.

- Yungang Grottoes: A treasure house of rare and splendid Chinese sculptures enjoys worldwide fame. These grottoes are the main reason most people make it to Datong. The grottoes contain over 50,000 Buddihist statues and stretch for about 1 km east to west.

-Huayan Monastery: This monastery is on the western side of Datong city. The original monastery dates back to AD 1140 and the reign of Emperor Tian Ju'an of the Jin dynasty. The entire complex is being developed into a regional museum.

-Shanhua Monastery: Built during the Tang dynasty, rebuilt in AD 1120, further restoration was done during the Ming dynasty.  The main hall contains statues of 24 divine generals. There is a small dragon screen within the monastery grounds.

-Nine Dragon Screen: One of Datong's several 'dragon screens'-tiled walls depicting fire-breathing dragons. It was originally part of the gate of the palace of Ming dynasty emperor Ming Taizu's 13th son, and is 8m high, over 45m long and 2m thick.

Day 3 (B, L, D) Datong-Beijing by ovrnight train K1112 22:08-4:37;

Pick you up from your hotel. Visit Suspending Temple (Hanging Monastery) and the Wooden Pagoda. Drive you to your hotel or to the railway station.

-Suspending Temple(Hanging Monastery): This monastery is just outside the town of Hunyuan, 65km south-east of Datong. Built precariously on sheer cliffs above Jinlong Canyon,the monastery dates back more than 1400 years. Its halls and pavilions were built along the contours of the cliff face using the natural hollows and outcrops. The buildings are connected by corridors, bridges and boardwalks and contain bronze, iron and stone statues of gods and buddhas.

-Wooden Pagoda: This 11-century pagoda at Yingxian, 70km south of Datong, is one of the oldest wooden buildings in the world. It's said that not a single nail was used in the onstruction of the nine-storey, 97m structure.

Day 4: arrive in Beijing in the earlier morning

You will make your own way to the hotel.

Hotel options:

Four Star Hotel:  Datong Hotel ★★★★

Medium Package, Four Star Hotels, you have 2 persons, : $465(2,815CNY) per person.

Our price including:
A. Pick-up and drop-off services; sight entrance tickets;
B. Meals as listed in the itinerary, B=breakfast; L=lunch; D=Dinner.
C. Personal driver with car / van for transfer, English speaking tour guide explain sightseeings along the tour.
D. Hotels accommodation (two people live in one room) as listed in the itinerary.
E. All Service Charge and Taxes.

F. round trip soft sleeper ticket by overnight train.

Asked by Stefano Date Added:
Question: Hello, could you organize a 2 days tour for one person BY CAR from Beijing to Datong (and back) on 24-25 August? How much would it cost (you can consider a one night stay in a 4 star hotel in Datong). I'm looking forward to hearing from you soon. Kind regards, Stefano Zanda
Answer:

Dear Stefano Zanda,

Thanks for your email to me again.

For the tour to Datong, if 2 Days, then just Flight Travel is avaiable, here is the package, please have a look.

August 24: (L) Beijing/Datong

You will take early morning flight to Datong. (Departure from Capital Airport)

Upon arrival, our local tour guide will meet you in the airport, then take you to visit  the Yungang Grottoes(Cloud Ridge Caves), Huayan Monastery, Shanhua Monastery and Nine Dragon Screen. Stay overnight at Datong Hotel.

August 25: (B, L) Datong/Beijing

Pick you up from your hotel. Visit Suspending Temple (Hanging Monastery) and the Wooden Pagoda. Drive you to  the airport to catch evening flight back to Beijing Nanyuan Airport (NOT Capital)

4 Star Hotel: Datong Hotel

Flight Beijing Capital Airport to Datong, CA1119, 07:05 - 08:25

Flight from Datong to Beijing Nanyuan Airport, KN2940, 22:00 - 22:50

Medium package, four star hotel, you are 1 person: 4,240CNY

Asked by Karin Date Added:
Question: Is it possible to book this tour without the hotel accomodation? (We are staying in Datong longer and have already booked a hotel),It that is possible, how much would the tour be? Thank you very much !
Answer:

Dear Karin Boehm,

Yes, you can book hotel by yourself and we will offer you the price without hotel. How many days would you like to visit Datong?

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