Duration: 3 Days Departure: Everyday Tour Type: Private Tour
Day 1 Beijing - Luoyang
Pick you up from your hotel in Beijing and transferred to Beijing West Train Station, then take the overnight soft sleeper train K1363 (22:06-07:44) for Luoyang.
Day 2 Luoyang - Beijing (Lunch)
Upon your arrival in Luoyang at 7:44 am, meet our tour guide at the exit of the train station. You may have breakfast on the train or ask the tour guide to take you to a restaurant for breakfast (pay by yourself). After breakfast, drive about 1.5 hours to Shaolin Temple, which is about 80 km away from Luoyang downtown.
-The 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. The Shaolin temple has many legends and mysteries surround it. The origin of martial arts, the origin of kung fu surround the vague mysteries of the Shaolin Temple and the shaolin monks.
Have lunch and then head for Longmen Grottoes.
-Longmen Grottoes: The Longmen Grottoes were first sculptured and chiseled around 493 AD when the Northen Wei Dynasty moved its capital from Datong to Luoyang. It took more than 400 years to complete the entire construction of Longmen Grottoes. It contains 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.
After the tour, be transferred to Luoyang Train Station and take overnight train K270 (19:20-05:34) for Beijing.
Day 3 Beijing Arrival
Arrive at Beijing West Railway Station in the early morning and make your own way to hotel or airport.
Vehicle mode: private car or MPV van(click for picture)
Payment Methods: 1.Pay cash to tour guide 2.Credit card 3.PayPal 4.Bank transfer
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