Overnight Stay Experience in Pingyao from Beijing Train Station including Accommodation

Cultural & Theme Tours in Beijing
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Tour description

You will enjoy a train ride to Pingyao from Beijing. Discover the timeless beauty of Pingyao with its narrow streets and black-tiled roof houses. Visit the Shuanglin Temple and the Ancient City Wall of Pingyao. The following morning go to the Qiao Family Compound and the Jin Memorial Temple. This tour includes round-trip train tickets, entrance fees, a guide, meals, 1 night accommodation and more.

Day 1: Beijing -- Pingyao (L) Train D2001 07:45am - 12:08pm or similar You will go on your own to the Beijing West Train Station to take the train to Pingyao. Once you arrive at Pingyao Train Station, you will meet your guide to start the tour. First you will go visiting the Shuanglin Temple, reputed to be the "ancient painted sculptures museum." It houses more than 2,000 colorful sculptures reflecting the exquisite skills of the artisans of the Song, Yuan, Ming and Qing Dynasties.Later you will be transferred to the Pingyao Old City and visit the Ancient City Wall that around the Old city, Rishengchang Banks, and Ming and Qing Street.Overnight at Tianyuankui Hotel in Pingyao or similar rated hotelDay 2: Pingyao -- Taiyuan -- Beijing (B, L) Train D2006 05:07pm - 08:39pm or similarAfter breakfast you will be transferred to the Qiao Family Compound, a classic example of the Northern style large family compounds.Then you will visit the Jin Memorial Temple, a compound with halls, pavilions, and towers. It is famous for its rare large-scale classical garden and ancient buildings. The compound, a dazzling pearl of China, has been preserved as an important relic by the state.In the afternoon, take the train back to Beijing. Arrangements back to your hotel will be on your own.

What's included

  • Pingyao train station pickup and Taiyuan train station drop-off
  • Round trip fast train second class seat
  • Professional & friendly English speaking guide
  • Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=diner)
  • Transport by minivan
  • 1 Night accommodation

What's not included

  • Gratuities
  • Meals not included in the itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=diner)
  • Beijing hotel pickup and drop-off

Highlights

  • All entrance fees included
  • Lunch included
  • Round-trip train fares
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver

Itinerary

Day 1: Day 1: Beijing -- Pingyao (L) Train D2001 07:45am - 12:08pm or similar You will go on your own to the Beijing West Train Station to take the train to Pingyao. Once you arrive at Pingyao Train Station, you will meet your guide to start the tour. First you will go visiting the Shuanglin Temple, reputed to be the "ancient painted sculptures museum." It houses more than 2,000 colorful sculptures reflecting the exquisite skills of the artisans of the Song, Yuan, Ming and Qing Dynasties. Later you will be transferred to the Pingyao Old City and visit the Ancient City Wall that around the Old city, Rishengchang Banks, and Ming and Qing Street. Overnight at Tianyuankui Hotel in Pingyao or similar rated hotel

Day 2: Day 2: Pingyao -- Taiyuan -- Beijing (B, L) Train D2006 05:07pm - 08:39pm or similar After breakfast you will be transferred to the Qiao Family Compound, a classic example of the Northern style large family compounds. Then you will visit the Jin Memorial Temple, a compound with halls, pavilions, and towers. It is famous for its rare large-scale classical garden and ancient buildings. The compound, a dazzling pearl of China, has been preserved as an important relic by the state. In the afternoon, take the train back to Beijing. Arrangements back to your hotel will be on your own.