Beijing-Datong-Taiyuan-Pingyao-Beijing

Day 1:
Transfer to railway station. Take afternoon soft seat train to Datong. Meet and transfer to
Yungang hotel***.

Day 2:
Full day visit the Yungang Grottoes, the Huayan Monastery, Shanhua Monastery and the Nine
Dragons Screen.

Day 3:
Drive to Yixian country. Visit Yingxian Wooden Pagoda and Midair Temple. Then drive to
Taiyuan. Check in Shanxi Grand hotel****.

Day 4:
Drive to Pingyao ancient city to visit the Qiao Family's compound, Shuanglin Monastery, the
City Wall and the Ming-Qing Street. Afternoon back to Taiyuan and visit the Jinci Temple
on the way. Take overnight soft sleeper train back to Beijing.

กค Pingyao ancient town --- In 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 conditions.
กค The Qiao's Grand Courtyard --- With the area of 8724 square meters, the courtyard was the house of the richest family Qiao in Qing Dynasty in China. Though 2 centuries have been passed, it still keeps its original splendor in architectural style.
กค - The Jin Ancestral Temple --- It was originally started in the Northern Wei Dynasty (386 - 532 AD) to commemorate the memory of Shu Yu (Zhou Wu), the founder of the state of Jin.

Day 5:
Arrive Beijing in the morning. Meet and transfer to hotel.

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