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2-Day Luoyang Private Tour to White Horse temple, Longmen Grottoes and Luoyang Museum

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Overview:

Shaolin Temple is situated on the foothills of the west side of Mount Song. It is only about 1 hour 45mins’ driving from Zhengzhou downtown. With minimal English spoken, Shaolin Temple area is hard to explore independently. So take advantage of our private tour package with your own English-speaking guide and private driver to enjoy door-to-door comfortable transfer and dig deeper into the very essence of Shaolin Temple – the best part of Zen Buddhism culture and an exciting Kung Fu Performance. The Best local price guaranteed.

 

 

Tour Code

HN2D1N-AOS-253

Duration

2 Days/1 Nights
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Itinerary

Day 1Zhengzhou Arrival

Attractions: No
Meal: Not Included
Hotel: Overnight in Zhengzhou

Welcome to Zhengzhou, the capital of Henan Province. You will be picked up by local tour guide in Zhengzhou airport or train stations, and escorted to check in to your hotel in Zhengzhou downtown. The rest time is free for you to relax and explore this city of Yellow River.

Day 2Zhengzhou - Dengfeng - Zhengzhou Departur

Attractions: Astronomical Observatory, Shaolin Temple
Meal: Not included

After breakfast, your guide will pick you up at your hotel and drive you to visit the Astronomical Observatory near Dengfeng City. It was built by astronomer Guoshoujin in Yuan Dynasty (1271~1368) to observe the shadow of the sun and locations of stars. Based on this Astronomical Observatory, Guoshoujin invented Shoushi Calendar and regulated that each year has 365.2425 days, which is more than 300 years earlier than the universal Gregorian Calendar.

Keep driving about 25km to Shaolin Temple, the birthplace of Zen Buddhism and the cradle of Kung Fu. You will visit the grandiose temples and halls, admire stone carving art, learn about Buddhism culture, and observe the daily living and meditation of monks in the temple. Don’t miss the famous Pagoda Forest, the existing largest pagoda forest in China. When an important monk passed away, their cremains or skeleton would be put into the underground palace, and a pagoda will be built on it. The pagoda’s height, size and number of layers will be decided according to the monk’s Buddhism knowledge, reputation and merits and virtues when during his lifetime. You will also enjoy a magnificent Kung Fu Show in Shaolin Wushu Hall which is performed by martial monks of Shaolin Temple, and usually last for half hour each day.

After the Shaolin Temple tour, you will be escorted to Zhengzhou airport or train stations to catch your departing flight/train. Tour ends.

Price Includes

  • Local transportation with private vehicle and skilled driver
  • Experienced tour guide
  • Entrance fees as listed in the program
  • 1 nights accommodation(3 or 4 or 5-star depends on yourself)
  • Pick-up and send-off services at the beginning/end of the tour
  • 2 bottles of mineral water per person per day

Price Excludes

  • Flight/train tickets
  • Meals
  • Gratuities(optional)
  • Any optional programs/activities
  • Any services not mentioned