Tour Cities:DatongWutaishan

5-day Datong Mt. Heng Mount Wutai Tour to visit the world heritage sites Yungang Grottoes and Hanging Temple in Datong, we drive to Wutaishan Mountain to view more religious temples in 5 days. They are all the must-see things that over 1,000 years history.

Day 1Beijing/Datong

Upon arrival in Datong, Our local guide will meet you at the train station and ecort you to check in the hotel for a rest.

Day 2Datong

Meals: B,L
Sites Visited: Nine-Dragon Wall Datong, Huayan Temple, Yungang Grottoes

After breakfast, we will drive to the west of the city for the amazing Yungang Grottoes. This Buddhist site is excellent examples of stone carving architecture, composed of 252 grottoes with more than 51,000 Buddha statues and statuettes.

In the afternoon, we drive back to Datong city downtown to see the Nine Dragon Wall and Huayan Temple. The Nine Dragon Wall is a screen wall with night lifestyle dragons made by glazed tiles. It was built in Ming dynasty and it is much bigger than that in Beijing Park Beijing. Huayan Temple is largest and best preserved monastery of the Liao Dynasty in existence in China; the temple was originally built as ancestral temple of the imperial family, offering sacrifices for emperors of the Liao Dynasty.

Nine-Dragon Wall Datong

Day 3Datong/Mt.Wutai

Meals: B,L,D
Sites Visited: Mountain Wutai, Mountain Hengshan, Hanging Monastery

After Breakfast, we will take a morning drive () to the Hanging Monastery, which is located at the foot of Mt.Heng. The temple is an amazing site, constructed over 1,500 years ago and was enchased in the cliff of the mountain. The whole temple is about 50 meters above the ground, and supported by about 40 pillars which stay firmly in the past 1,500 years.

After a vsit to hanging Monastery, we will proceed to Yingxian Wooden Pagoda which is the oldest and tallest wooden pagoda in China. It has escaped from many natural disasters and maintain in original condition after 1056, the year of being built.

At last, you will drive about 2.5 hours to Mountain Wutai and stay overnight at Wutai Mountain.

Mountain Wutai

Day 4Mt.Wutai/Datong

Meals: B,L,D
Sites Visited: Mountain Wutai

Today we will view the landscape of Wutainshan mountain and visit temples inside, which is the famous Buddhist Mountain in China. Since there are many temples in the area, we recommend you visit to Pusa Ding, Xiantong Temple or Ten Thousand Pavilion.

Drive about 3 hours back to Daton or proceed to Taiyuan for overnight.

Mountain Wutai

Day 5Datong or Taiyuan Departure

Meals: B

Afer breakfast, you will take a morning relax until a transfer to at the station or airport for next destination.

Service ends.

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