The Longmen Grottoes
The Longmen Grottoes

This Xian Luoyang tour will take you to visit both Xi’an and Luoyang, two ancient capitals in China. You will not only visit the amazing Terracotta Warriors and Horses in Xian, but also appreciate the magnificent Longmen Grottoes and walk into Shaolin Temple to listen to the story of Shaolin and admire the marvelous Shaolin Kung Fu show.

Tour Code: XAC04
Tour Type: Private Tour
Departure: Daily
Duration: 3 days
Language: English


Day 1 Arrive Xi’an

Arrive at Xi’an, our tour guide and driver pick you up and transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure.

Terra Cotta Warriors
Terra Cotta Warriors

Day 2 Xi’an B.L.D

This morning, depart your hotel to visit the famous Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum (秦始皇兵马俑UNESCO), where more than 8, 000 full-sized warriors and horses and more than 100 chariots been excavated.

After that head to the Big Wild Goose Pagoda (大雁塔). This seven-story pagoda was first built in 652 in the Tang Dynasty. The pagoda houses the Sanskrit Buddhist scriptures brought back from India by Xuanzang,  a Chinese Buddhist monk who traveled to India to collect and translate Buddhist scriptures.

Then spend some time in Muslim Quarter (回民街), it is a fascinating area where you can find exotic food, interesting people and great souvenir stalls.

In the evening, enjoy dumplings in a local Chinese restaurant (饺子宴) followed by exquisite traditional Tang Dynasty Music and Dance Show (唐歌舞).

Shaolin Temple
Shaolin Temple

Day 3 Xi’an-Luoyang by Bullet Train B.L

Depart Xian for your day trip to Luoyang. You will  take bullet train (about 2 hours) to ancient city Luoyang.

Upon arrival, our local guide will take you to Longmen Grottoes (龙门石窟 UNESCO). Longmen Grottoes boasts about 2,000 caves containing in excess of 100,000 stone carved Buddhist statues, some dating back as far as the fifth century. The most well preserved cave is the Lotus Flower Cave where you will find the 56 foot statue of the Vairocana Buddha, with her mysterious smile.

After lunch continue your journey to Shaolin Temple (少林寺 UNESCO). Shaolin Temple, nestled in the forested mountains of Henan, is the birthplace of Kung Fu and Zen Buddhism. You will visit temples, a pagoda forest, training halls, and a theater where you watch Kung Fu demonstrations (少林功夫表演).

Transfer to the Luoyang airport or train station for your next destination.

Hotel

4 star Ramada Xi’an Bell Tower or similar


Travelling Party Price Details (per person in US$):
1 person $785
2 persons $460
3-5 persons $375
6-9 persons $305
10 persons up $275

1. If you want to stay in a single room. the single supplement is USD45.
2. Additional USD25/pax for traveling during Luoyang Pony Festival (Usually from Apr. 10 to May. 10).

Price includes:
1. Private transfers between airports, hotels and sightseeing spots.
2. Bullet train second class ticket from Xian to Luoyang.
3. 4 star hotel based twin-share standard room with breakfast included.
4. Driver and English-speaking guide service on sightseeing activities noted in the itinerary.
5. All entrance fees to scenic spots as shown in the itinerary.
6. Meals as specified in the itinerary (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner).
7. Government taxes.

Price excludes:
1.  Flight tickets
2. Tips for guides and driver.
3. Any items not specified in the plan.

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