Luoyang and Shaolin Temple Day Tour from Xian by High Speed Train

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Duration : 1 day
Starting Price : 258USD/Person

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If you have limited time in Xi'an, but don't want to miss some of the best attractions in China including Shaolin Temple, this private day tour traveling from Xi'an to Luoyang by the high speed train would be your best choice! Luoyang is located in the center of China as an important cradle of Chinese civilization. As one of the six ancient capitals, the world famous attractions in Luoyang includes Longmen Grottoes and Shaolin Temple. The Longmen Grottoes has the largest and most impressive collection of Chinese art from the late Northern Wei and Tang Dynasties (316-907). The art is devoted to the Buddhism and considered the high point of Chinese stone carving. The Shaolin Temple is famous for linking martial arts with Zen Buddhism. Highlights •Informative, friendly and professional guide •All entrance fees included •Free hotel pickup and drop-off included •Lunch included What You Can Expect Private Tour: Luoyang and Shaolin Temple Day Tour by High Speed Train from Xi'an shaolin Temple Your driver in Xi'an will pick you up from your hotel lobby at 07:00am and transfer you to Xi'an North Railway Station to catch the high speed train G2004 (08:30/10:21) from Xi'an to Luoyang (approx. 2 hours). Upon your arrival in Luoyang, our local guide and driver will meet you at the railway station and take you to the Longmen Grottoes, a treasure house of ancient stone-carving art with over 100,000 stone statues varying from 2 cm to 17.14 m high. After lunch we will start heading towards the famous Shaolin Temple (approx. 2.5 hours drive) that is known for Shaolin Kung Fu. You will have a chance to witness the real Kung Fu performed by Shaolin monks. Shaolin Temple is famous not only as one of China's most important Buddhist temples but also as the center of Chinese Kung Fu. First constructed in 495, the temple was mainly designed to accommodate Batuo, a famous Indian monk. Now Shaolin Temple is reputed as "the Number One Temple under Heaven" that is also listed as UNESCO World Cultural & Natural Heritage in 2010 as part of the "Historic Monuments of Dengfeng". The temple is the cradle of the Chinese Zen Buddhism and the Shaolin martial arts. After your visit at Shaolin Temple, our guide will take you to Luoyang Longmen Railway Station for train G840 (19:51/21:36) back to Xi'an (approx. 2 hours). When you arrive in Xi'an, our driver will pick you up at Xi'an North Railway Station and transfer you back to your hotel in Xi'an.

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