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Shanxi Province Overview: Not to be confused with the neighboring province of Shanxi. Shanxi is a province in the northern part of the People's Republic of China. Its one-character abbreviation is Jin
6 -Day Beijing Datong Pingyao Taiyuan Tours
Source:www.beijing-travels.com/shanxi/tour.html 2011-07-29 14:53:12

Trip Valid: 01/01/2010 to 31/12/2010 
Trip Styles: Private Trip
Guarantee: Daily Departure
 
Day by Day Itinerary :
Day 1: Beijing to Datong - Overnight Train 
Greet meeting at your hotel at night, and transfer to the Beijing Railway Station, take the overnight train K608 (23:36 - 06:21) or 2603 (23:47-07:01) from Beijing to Datong.   

Day 2:  Nine Dragen Screen - Yungang Grottoes - Hanging Monastery
In the morning, pick you up from Datong Railway Atation to the hotel at the appointed time. after the Breakfast, visiting the scenic spots within the Datong city, the Nine-Dragon Screen and some old streets, Have a traditional Lunch at Datong city center, then go for the Yungang Grottoes and Hanging Monastery. After the dinner, return to your hotel.

Day 3:  Datong to Pingyao - Pingyao Attractions Tour - Local Hostel 
Hotel's BreakfastIn the morning, then directly drive to Pingyao ancient city. Upon arrival, check in local hostel. today, you will be wandering around the old town of Pingyao, visit the Key National Relics Protected Units in Pingyao as the Ancient City Wall, Rishengchang Draft Bank, Ancient Ming-Qing Street and so on.  

Day 4:  Pingyao to Wutaishan - Mt. Wutaishan
After the breakfast, we will driving to Wutaishan Mountain. visit the the beauty of rising and falling ridges of Mt. Wutaishan, enjoy the exotic rocks, crisscrossed gullies, crystalline waters, towering green forest and magnificent temples. stay in the Wutaishan Hotel at night.  

Day 5:  To Taiyuan - Jinci Temple - Twin Pogoda Temple - Back To Beijing on Overnight Train
breakfast in morning, we will driving to Taiyuan City. After breakfast, we will driving to Taiyuan City, visit one of the rare large-scale memorial temple gardens - Jinci Temple, and Twin Pogoda Temple, where are two 53-meter-tall pagodas standing in the temple. after dinner, transfer to the Taiyuan Railway Station, take the overnight train K602 (21:30-08:05) or K610 (21:20-05:28) back to Beijing.  

Day 6:  Beijing
Arrive Beijing in the morning. transfer to your hotel.
 
Quote in 2010:
Tour Group Size    1 Pax            2-5 Pax           6-9 Pax              10-More 
Price in USD (p/p)   798             538               468                 398
    
Service Including:
1. Comfortable car and experienced driver
2. Warm hearted tour guide
3. Admission ticktes to Shanxi attractions
4. Chinese Meals
5. Soft Ticket of Train ( round trip )
6. Hotel charge (3 night) included tax and breakfast
7. Arrangements of Tours
 
Kind Note :
* Above the itinerary timetable and service offers is just for reference, you could design your own tour with our help to meet your unique interests or requests. Let us assist you to experience your own china trip.
  
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Payment : 
You could pay cash to our tour guide when you are on the tour. Both RMB and US dollar are acceptable.

Editor:Hao Junwen
    • Characteristics of the activity:Shehuo as a traditional performance art existent widely among the folks of the Central Jin has become a folk entertainment activity full of good wishes such as happy events, luck and blessing.
    • Noodle is a leader in Shanxi eating culture. The long history of Shanxi noodle culture has more than 200 years. It is common for housewives in Shanxi to cook more than ten kinds of noodle.
    • Characteristics of the activity:The ancient temple fair in the Jin Ancestral Temple has also become a day of worshipping the god. Location of the activity:Trade companies in all the counties in the suburbs of Taiyuan City
    • Characteristics of the activity:During the festival, large-scale Buddhist rituals, folk culture and arts activities and the mule & horse livestock trade fair are held.
    • Characteristics of the activity:When worshipping the kitchen god, the god should first be set up and then sumptuous food and wine are offered as a sacrifice. Cooking vessels, chopping blocks, bamboo containers are also set.
Your Plan
Day 01 Our guide will wait for you outside the baggage claim area at Taiyuan Airport ahead of your arrival. Then a comfortable private car will take you to Pingyao. On the way, you will visit the Qiao's Compound
Day 1: Beijing to Datong - Overnight Train Greet meeting at your hotel at night, and transfer to the Beijing Railway Station, take the overnight train K608 (23:36 - 06:21) or 2603 (23:47-07:01) from Beijing to Datong.
Attractions
Also known as Yongzuo Temple, Twin Pagoda Temple, situated at the foot of a hill of southeastern Taiyuan, was built by an eminent monk called Fudeng by the order of the emperor in 1608 viz. the 36th year under Emperor Wanli’s reign.
Standing 65.86 meters high, the Wooden Pagoda is not only the tallest but also the oldest wooden pagoda in China today. Compared with the renowned Leaning Tower of Pisa in Italy, the Wooden Pagoda in Yingxian County
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