3 Days Pingyao Elite Tour

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Duration : 3 to 5 days
Starting Price : 588USD/Person

Tour Description

Day 1

Arrive Pingyao
Arrive in Pingyao, you will be met at the train/bus station and then transferred to your hotel. Free at leisure for the rest of the day.
Meals: No meal
Accommodation: In Pingyao

The ancient town of Pingyao had been emerged gradually along with the city wall during the Zhou Dynasty 11th century -256 BC. It is the only ancient city in China completely reserved as it was hundreds of years ago without any modern architecture, but only the narrow street flanking with Chinese shops in old style and the road plated with the original stone. Pingyao is not only famous for its antiquity, but also for being the merchant center with the nation's earliest bank established in the 19th century, and furthermore it was once served as the financial center of the Qing government.

Day 2

Enjoy your one day relaxing visit around this ancient town covering Wang's Courtyard, Shuanglin Temple. After the tour, be transferred back to your hotel.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Pingyao

The Wang's Courtyard is 35 km from the Ancient City of Pingyao. Acclaimed as the "First Folk Residence in Cathay", it is the largest-existing folk residence cluster in China and a model of the merchant family's residence in North China's Shanxi Province, demonstrating the quintessence of Chinese architectural art and cultural values. This luxurious residence covers about 45,000 square meters with 123 compounds and 1,118 rooms and took about half a century (1762-1811) to build.

The Shuanglin Temple is a large Buddhist temple, part of the World Heritage Site of Pingyao, stands in the countryside about 7 kilometers southwest of the ancient city. It was originally founded in the 6th century during the Northern Wei period, although the present buildings date to the Ming and Qing dynasties. It is notable for its collection of over two thousand decorated clay statues dating from the 12th-19th centuries.

Day 3

Departure Pingyao
Say goodbye to Pingyao and continue your tour to next city.
Meals: Breakfast

Service Ends

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