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2 Days Pingyao City Tour

  • Trip highlights: Pingyao is now renowned for its well-preserved ancient city wall, and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, included also the outlying Zhenguo Temple, Shuanglin Temple and Qiao Family Mansion, gained its renown not only for its large scale but also for the exquisite craftsmanship.
  • Tour price: From $ 130.00 Price including hotels, tours, meals...
  • Destinations: Datong, Pingyao, Taiyuan
  • Tour code: SWPY001      Private tour for a van with tour guide and driver, available every day
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Day 1  Datong,Pingyao (L)
Today's Activities:
Arrival at Pingyao railway station in the morning, pickup by our English speaking tour guide and drive to visit the Ancient City of Pingyao and Shuanglin Temple.
Pingyao ancient townPingyao is the middle of Shanxi Province, it is the best-preserved among the four ancient towns in China. It is the assembly place of folk houses in north China where rows upon rows of buildings in the Ming and Qing Dynasties stand in well-preserved ……
Pingyao City WallThe original city walls of Pingyao were of tamped earth and were located northwest of the present Pingyao city, originally named Pingtao, was built in the early Northern Wei Dynasty.
Shuanglin TempleThe Shuanglin Temple: Standing for more than 1500 years, the temple is famous for more than 2,000 painted sculptures of precious value, representing Ming and Qing Dynasties' best. They are reputed as a "treasure reserve of the oriental painted sculpt……
Rishengchang Draft BankThe first draft bank of China, Rishengchang, is situated in the busiest section of Xi Da Jie, which used to be the First Street in the Qing Dynasty. Although it was only a small compound, it was a forerunner of modern banking and once manipulated the……
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The Temple of the City God : Pingyao's Temple of the City God was built during the Northern Song Dynasty (960 - 1127) and is an essential venue for visitors who seek to appreciate and understand the cultural and religious background of this city.

Day 2  Pingyao,Taiyuan (B,L)
Today's Activities:
Morning, pay a visit to the Qiao's Grand Courtyard. Later transferred to Taiyuan by coach. Upon arrival at Taiyuan, take flight/train/coach to your next destination. Cost of leaving Taiyuan is not included in this quotation. Most of our clients like our 6-day Beijing-Datong-Pingyao-Xian train tour. Please check more details at:
Food in PingyaoYou can only find toursit menus at the tour part of Pingyao, and the service is quite poor. Recommend you to walk 30 minutes to the local part of the town, where local Chinese people have their meals here. Bingo! So many choices! WanTuoZhi and KaoLao……
Qiao Family MansionQiao Family Mansion is the residence of the famous Shanxi Merchant, Qiao Zhiyong. It gained its fame home and abroad due to the movie "the Red Lanterns" by the famous Chinese movie director Mr. Zhang Yimou.
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Train 2669 Taiyuan to Xian: The train runs from Taiyuan to Xian. Train No.: 2669. It leaves Taiyuan at 21h50, arrives Pingyao at 23h11, leaves Pingyao at 23h14, arrives Xian at 07h46 next day. The train has soft class with 4-berth ordinary soft class sleepers, 6-berth hard class sleepers and hard seats, public toilet (please prepare toilet tissue by yourself), restaurant car available.

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Legend: B - Breakfast; L - Lunch; D - Dinner
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