Private Tour of Datong Hanging Monastery and Yingxian Wooden Pagoda

Private & Custom Tours in Datong

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Have a full day private tour to explore the historical relics and Chinese architecture in Datong, know more about the top attractions from an expert local tour guide, visit the peculiar wood-structured Hanging Monastery on the cliff, and see the oldest and highest wooden structure in China - Yingxian County Wooden Pagoda.
Private tour guide will pick you up from your Datong hotel at 9:00 am to start the full day trip.Built in 491, Hanging Monastery has survived more than 1400 years. The peculiar wood-structured Hanging Monastery on the cliff at the foot of Mt. Hengshan gives a stunning view of Chinese architecture. Follow your guide to visit this architectural wonder, walk into the Monastery to explore this rare architecture and discover its history. Later have lunch in a local restaurant, and continue to visit the Wooden Pagoda in Ying County. Regarded as the 'First Pagoda in the World', the Wooden Pagoda has about 900 years of history and is attractive for its exquisite design and delicate appearance. And large Buddha statues hosted in the Wooden Pagoda are particularly impressive. After the full day sightseeing, the tour guide will transfer you back to the hotel.

What’s included

  • Private tour for you only
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Professional licensed driver
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Local lunch
  • Fuel surcharge and tax
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entrance ticket fees

What’s not included

  • Gratuities