Luoyang Highlights Day Trip of Longmen Grottoes and Shaolin Temple

Day Trips & Excursions in China

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Discover the ancient capital Luoyang on the full day private trip, enjoy flexible pickup and drop-off service from Luoyang downtown hotel or Railway Station, visit the UNESCO listed World Heritage Site of Longmen Grottoes, discover the birthplace of Shaolin Kung Fu at Shaolin Temple, know more about Luoyang highlights from your knowledgeable private tour guide.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Shaolin Temple, Dengfeng, HenanThe tour guide will pick you up from your Luoyang downtown hotel lobby at 8:30 am or Railway Station based on your arrival train at around 8:30 am, and escort you to start the Luoyang highlights day trip. Firstly visit the Longmen Grottoes which is one of the four great grottoes in China. There are 2,345 caves with 2,680 statues, over 70 stupas and 2,680 inscribed stone tablets densely scattered along the cliffs on both banks of Yi River. Follow your guide to explore this famous historical heritage, and be amazed by the grandeur and prominent Buddha statues and artifacts. Later enjoy lunch at a well-selected restaurant. Take a comfortable driving and head for Shaolin Temple to know more about Chinese Kung Fu. This temple if honored as the cradle of the Chinese Zen Buddhism and the Shaolin Martial Arts. Consists of Pagoda Forest and the temple, it has witnessed the rises and falls of many dynasties. Follow your guide to witness the real Kung Fu and explore the history of Chinese martial arts. After the trip, your guide will drop you off at Luoyang hotel or Railway Station to conclude.Duration: 8 hours

What’s included

  • Private tour for you only
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Professional licensed driver
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Local lunch
  • Bottled water
  • Fuel surcharge and tax
  • Pickup and drop-off service
  • Entrance ticket fees
  • Entry/Admission - Shaolin Temple

What’s not included

  • Gratuities