Join the private full-day tour and visit the two must-see attractions of Luoyang - Longmen Grottoes and White Horse Temple. Luoyang had served as the ancient capital of 13 dynasties over the past 5000 years. Be amazed by Longmen Grottoes, one of the most famous grottoes in China and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and White Horse Temple as the cradle land of Buddhism in China. Learn the history and local stories from your private tour guide while enjoying the beautiful city!
Your tour guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel lobby in Luoyang City at 8:30 AM. If you take a train to/from Luoyang, please provide your train information at the time of booking. After greeting, you will start this exciting Luoyang full-day tour. Longmen Grottoes is one of the most famous grottoes in China and a World Heritage Site enlisted the UNESCO. There are about 2,100 grottoes and niches, 40 crematory urns, 3,600 inscribed stone tablets and 100,000 Buddhist images and statues. These live cultural relics lie amid green mountains and serpentine rivers. Lunch will be arranged at a local restaurant serving authentic Chinese dishes, very popular among local people. In the afternoon, visit White Horse Temple, backed by Mangshan Mountain and facing the Luohe River. White Horse Temple is regarded as the cradle land of Buddhism in China. In history, highly accomplished Buddhist monks from China, even world renowned Buddhist monks from abroad used to pay visits to White Horse Temple in pursuit of Buddhism inspirations and wisdom. When the tour ends, you will be transferred back to your hotel.