Duration: 2 Day (Starts from 7:00 am on the first day,finishes around 19:30 pm on second day).
Tour Type: private tour.
Attractions: Longmen Grottoes, White Horse Temple, Luoyang Museum, Shaolin Temple and Kongfu show.
Dining: Lunch(day 1 and day 2) and breakfast(day 2) .
Accommodation: one night in Luoyang.
Service: Hotel pick-up in Xian, pickup & drop-off service in Xian, private air-conditioned vehicle and English-speaking tour guide from Luoyang train station.
Train ticket type: second class seat by bullet train between Xian and Luoyang.
Day 1, Xian -> Luoyang (L)
Private transfer to Xian railway station in the early morning and take fast train G2002 (07:45-09:18). Upon arrival, local guide in Luoyang will meet you at the exit of railway station and transfer you to visit Longmen Grottoes, White Horse Temple and the Luoyang Museum.
Stay overnight: Luoyang Grand Hotel or similar one.
- Longmen Grottoes: contain the largest and most impressive collection of Chinese art of the late Northern Wei and Tang Dynasties (316-907), entirely devoted to the Buddhist religion, represent the high point of Chinese stone carving.
- White Horse Temple: White Horse Temple (Baima Temple) is located 12 km away from Luoyang City. Established by the Han Dynasty in 68 AD when Buddhism started to spread, this temple is believe to be the first Buddhist temple built by the government in China.
Day 2, Luoyang -> Xian (B, L)
Today's program mainly focused on Shaolin temple and Kongfu show and we need a early getup. Temples and courtyard of Shaolin temple will draw your attention and filmings much, you will be totally engaged by very traditional Shaolin culture. After visit, drive back to railway station for fast train G823 (17:55-19:38) return to Xian.
You will make your own way to the hotel in Xian.
-Shaolin Temple: Located in Dengfeng County, Henan Province, famous for Shaolin wushu (martial arts), built in 495, the 19th year of the reign of Emperor Xiaowen of the Northern Wei Dynasty.
Suggestion: Please book with your valid credit card in order to keep the train tickets available for your trip.
How to Book?
1. You can book online or by email, tell us which hotel to pick you up, then receive our confirmation email.
2. When you arrive in Xian, our local guide will call you the night before the tour to confirm the meeting time next morning for train to Luoyang.