8 Days 7 Nights Beijing, Datong, Hukou Waterfall

CHINA, the world’s most populous country and world’s second-largest country by land area, has aplenty to offer. From nature to history, food to culture, each of the 22 provinces offer something different for you. Find our packages below for more information.

Highlights

DATONG

Yungang Grottoes

Nine-Dragon Wall

Huayan Temple

Xuankong Temple

Yingxian Wooden Pagoda

TAIYUAN

Charcoal Museum

PINGYAO

Qiao Family Mansion

Pingyao Ancient Town

Rishengchang

LINGFEN

Su San Prison

Yao Temple

Guandi Temple

HUKOU WATERFALL

HONGDONG

Old Huai Tree

LINGSHI

Wang Family Mansion

Price includes

Domestic flights as shown in itinerary

Sightseeing & Meals as per itinerary

7 Night’s stay at local 4* hotel

Mandarin speaking guide

Itinerary

DAY 1 SINGAPORE  BEIJING

Assemble at Singapore Changi International Airport for your flight to a fascinating City ~ Beijing. It is a famous cultural city with history of 3,000 years. It is the capital of the People’s Republic of China and is the nation’s center of government, economy, culture and international activities, as well as a transportation hub. The local guide will meet & greet you at the airport and then transfer to hotel for check in. If time permits, free at leisure for shopping. It is all depend on the carrier and its flying schedules.

DAY 2 BEIJING  DATONG

This morning set off early from Beijing to Datong City. Datong City is located in the northern part of Shanxi. It is a famous historic and cultural city in the north China with a history of 2000 years. Its strategic position is also important. Your tour will begin with a tour of Yungang Grottoes. This 500-year-old Yungang Grottoes in west Datong is the largest cluster of grottoes in China and a world-famous treasure house of art. Upon arrival at the city of Datong, you will be arranged to visit the well preserved Nine-Dragon Wall and Huayan Temple.

(Breakfast , Lunch , Dinner)

DAY 3 DATONG  HUNYUAN  YINGXIAN  TAIYUAN

After breakfast, we shall visit XuanKong Temple (Hanging Monastery), located in Mt. Hengshan south of Datong. The most dramatic of the Eighteen Scenes of Hengshan is the Hanging Monastery, suspended precariously under an overhanging precipice. Some of the 40 halls in this temple are held up by a single support-pillar. After lunch, we will continue our journey to visit Yingxian Wooden Pagoda. The wooden pagoda is the imposing structure extant today in China. Built in 1056, the 66m high pagoda stands at the foot of Mt. Hengshan. Though it appears as a five-storey structure, the pagoda in fact has nine stories with four hidden inside. It was constructed with over 50 kinds of brackets, depending entirely on the joining of tenors and mortises and, more miraculously, without a single nail or rivet.

(Breakfast , Lunch , Dinner)

DAY 4 TAIYUAN  QIXIAN  PINGYAO  LINGFEN

This morning, we will visit Charcoal Museum. Then visit the Qiao Family Mansion in Qiaojiabu Village in Qixian County. This mansion was built in 1755 in the Qing Dynasty and occupies an area of 0.872 hectares. Its original owner was a rich merchant in the periods of Emperor Jiaqing and Emperor Daoguang. With typical northern China architectural characteristics, the courtyard is divided into 6 big yards and 20 small yards with 313 rooms and covers. The Pinyao Ancient Town, located in the middle of Shanxi Province, is one of the four best-preserved ancient cities in China. Being prosperous and well developed in both Ming and Qing dynasties as a financial and business center, Pingyao was the assembly place of wealthy merchants who built the eye-catching courtyards one after the other, thus made the town the typical folk house in northern China. The ancient town is the birthplace of the earliest bank in China, named Piaohao, means the firm for exchanging and transferring of money. We will visit the most famous Piaohao, Rishengchang, the first private banking unit in China.

(Breakfast , Lunch , Dinner)

DAY 5 LINGFEN  HUKOU WATERFALL

This morning we will visit Su San Prison, Yao Temple and Hukou Waterfall, the largest yellow waterfall in the world. Su San Prison has a history of 600 years and it is where Su San, a famed opera heroine was jailed. The Hukou Waterfall enjoys a high prestige in China for its majestic force. Like pouring water from the mouth of a water-flask, the waters of the Yellow River here burst into rapid torrents roaring like a thunder. This is one of the best places to take a breathtaking view of the mighty river and to watch it surge forward with great momentum.

(Breakfast , Lunch , Dinner)

DAY 6 HUKOU WATERFALL  YUNCHENG

This morning, we will proceed to Yuncheng. Stopping over at Lingfen, we will visit the Guandi Temple, the largest in China. Lingfen was the hometown of Guanyu, one of the famous generals in historical times.

(Breakfast , Lunch , Dinner)

DAY 7 HUKOU WATERFALL  HONGDONG  LINGSHI  JINZHONG

After breakfast, we will visit The Big Old Scholar Tree Park. It is dominated by an ancient tree, though its trunk has weathered, new branches are growing out from its roots. During the turbulent years between the Yuan and Ming dynasties, the central plains in North China were detracted by continuous war and the population declined. When the emperor of Ming dynasty found out, he decided to repopulate the area with Shanxi people and the emigrants were all assembled to set off from the Old Scholar Tree Park. After which, proceed to visit Wang Family Mansion located in Lingshi. This structure is 4 times bigger than the Qiao Family Mansion in Qixian.

(Breakfast , Lunch , Dinner)

DAY 8 TAIYUAN  BEIJING  SINGAPORE

This morning, transfer to the airport for your departure flight (via Beijing).

( Breakfast )

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Child with Bed – 1 child sharing twin room with 2 adults with extra bed

Child w/o Bed – 1 child sharing twin room with 2 adults with extra bed

Child Half Twin – 1 child sharing twin room with 1 adult

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