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  • Mutianyu GreatWall
  • Datong
  • Pingyao
  • Pingyao

8 Days Beijing, Datong, Pingyao, Beijing

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  • Quotation is free of charge
  • Proposal base on your own request, traveler number and timing
  • Children under 12 years enjoy great discount
  • Beijing is one of the most historic and cultural cities in China
  • Yungang Grottoes and Hanging Monastery
  • the original appearance of Pingyao renovated in the early Ming Dynasty
  • service guarantees
  • Private Tour
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Arrive at Beijing Capital International Airport

Capital Airport – Beijing Hotel Transfer

Transfer to your hotel in Beijing downtown area by private van with English-speaking Guide. Journey time will be approx. 1 hour.



Full day private tour in Beijing

Often described as one of the most historic and cultural cities in China, Beijing's position as the capital city make it very appealing. Beijing has a cosmopolitan atmosphere and it has a lot to offer for tourists.

You will be met at the lobby of your hotel by our guide and drive to the most famous places to visitors in Beijing including the Forbidden City, the Imperial Palace for 24 Emperors between 1420 and 1911, and the Tiananmen Square, the largest public city square in the world. If time permits, you can take a short hike to the Jingshan Park which offers a great bird view of the Forbidden City.

Continue your trip in the afternoon to Hutong area that exemplifies real life of ordinary people in Beijing. You can take a rickshaw tour to navigate Hutong and stop anywhere to take photos.

Transport: private van


Beijing to Datong via overnight train

Place & Transport: Beijing to Overnight train, Train No. 2603 (Beijing Railway Station - Datong Railway Station) Dep 23:42 - Arr 06:01
Today's Activities: Temple of Heaven, The Mutianyu Great Wall(with round way cable car)

Before taking evening train to Datong, you will complete the day with two listed world heritage sites – the Great Wall Mutianyu section and the Temple of Heaven. The history, culture and scenic views are very impressive.

The overnight train journey is only 6 hours. Get yourself settled down as soon to have a good rest.



Full day private tour in and around Datong

Datong has a history over 2,400 years and a series of splendid cultural relics left in and around city from its prosperous days as cultural, economic and military center of ancient North China. Must-see attractions in the area are Yungang Grottoes and Hanging Monastery.

On arrival at the early morning, you will be met and transferred to check in (at shoulder season) or fresh yourself with a warm breakfast. Then start the day with Yungang Grottoes in the suburb of Datong and Hanging Monastry 65km away from the city.

Stay overnight to have a good rest and take train to Pingyao the next morning.

Transport: private van


Datong to Pingyao via train

After breakfast, you will take a daytime train from Datong to Pingyao. It is a relaxing and slow journey with magnificent views along the way.

Transport: Train No. K1111 (Datong Railway Station - Pingyao Railway Station) Dep 09:32 - Arr 15:48



Full Day private tour of Pingyao

Pingyao ancient town is the best preserved ancient town in China. It is an outstanding example Han people's cultural, social, economic and religious life in the Chinese history.

The best experience including visit to the following places:

The Rishengchang Draft Bank - the first and was the biggest draft bank in China established at 1823;

The Mingqing Street - the South Avenue of Pingyao Ancient Town with countless well-preserved buildings and houses of the Ming and Qing Dynasties. The street is especially beautiful with the red lanterns on at evening hours. 3,000 years old Ancient City Wall still keeps the original appearance of the city wall renovated in the early Ming Dynasty.

Transport: private van



Full Day Private tour around Pingyao

Pingyao area has much to see except the Ancient town. Numerous large courtyard complex left around including Qiao and Wang Family. Full filled the day with visit to Wang Family courtyard, Shuangling Temple and Zhangbi Village which has an amazing underground tunnel as defense system in ancient times.

Transport: private van


Pingyao to Beijing via high-speed train

Transfer to the Train station for your train back to Beijing. With the openness of high-speed railway in central China, Pingyao – Beijing train journey has shorten to 4 hours.

Transfer in Beijing can be added on your request depending on your plan to next

Transport: Train No. D2002 (Beijing West Railway Station) Dep 08:41 - Arr 12:55

Travel Tips

  • On Beijing-Datong-Pingyao route, there are only K or number trains travelling comparatively long hours. If not acceptable due to its comfort and time, you can shorten the time by taking flight. Discuss with a travel advisor.
  • Train tickets in China are put on sale 60 days before departure. If your inquiry is sent within 60 days, the itinerary may have to be revised a bit depending on the tickets availability.
  • Although all train lines in China do not have formal luggage restrictions currently, it is wise to travel light. There is no luggage assistance available and you may need to carry the luggage go up and down stairs as some stations have limited number or no elevators at all.

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