Private Tour: 2-Day Luoyang Highlights of Shaolin Temple

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Luoyang is located in the central plain of China, the important cradle of the Chinese civilization. As one of the six ancient capitals, the world famous attractions in Luoyang include Shaolin Temple, Longmen Grottoes, White Horse Temple and Luoyang Museum. The Shaolin Temple is famous for linking martial arts with Zen Buddhism and the Longmen Grottoes contains the largest and most impressive collection of Chinese art from the late Northern Wei and Tang Dynasties (316-907)...
Luoyang is located in the central plain of China, the important cradle of the Chinese civilization. As one of the six ancient capitals, the world famous attractions in Luoyang include Shaolin Temple, Longmen Grottoes, White Horse Temple and Luoyang Museum. The Shaolin Temple is famous for linking martial arts with Zen Buddhism and the Longmen Grottoes contains the largest and most impressive collection of Chinese art from the late Northern Wei and Tang Dynasties (316-907) entirely devoted to the Buddhist religion. This private tour will take you to visit all the famous attractions in Luoyang in 2 days.
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Itinerary Details

Itinerary

Day 1: Luoyang

Stop At: White Horse Temple, Baima Si Lu, Luoyang 471013 China
Your tour guide and driver will meet you at your Luoyang hotel lobby at 9am and pick you up to visit the White Horse Temple. Established by Emperor Mingdi in 68 AD, White Horse Temple is the first Buddhist temple in China and has earned the reputation of "No.1 Ancient Temple of China".
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Monastero Shaolin (Shaolin Temple), Songshan Mountain, Dengfeng 450000 China
Later on we will go to the famous Shaolin Temple that is known for Shaolin Kung Fu. You will have a chance to see the Kung Fu show performed by actual 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...
Itinerary

Day 1: Luoyang

Stop At: White Horse Temple, Baima Si Lu, Luoyang 471013 China
Your tour guide and driver will meet you at your Luoyang hotel lobby at 9am and pick you up to visit the White Horse Temple. Established by Emperor Mingdi in 68 AD, White Horse Temple is the first Buddhist temple in China and has earned the reputation of "No.1 Ancient Temple of China".
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Monastero Shaolin (Shaolin Temple), Songshan Mountain, Dengfeng 450000 China
Later on we will go to the famous Shaolin Temple that is known for Shaolin Kung Fu. You will have a chance to see the Kung Fu show performed by actual 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, but now Shaolin Temple is reputed as the "Number One Temple under Heaven" listed as UNESCO World Cultural and Natural Heritage in 2010 as part of the "Historic Monuments of Dengfeng". When the day is over, we will transfer you back to your hotel in Luoyang.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 2: Luoyang

Stop At: Longmen Grottoes, Banks of Yihe River, Luolong District, Luoyang 471000 China
In the morning, a private car will drive you to visit the Longmen Grottoes which is a treasure house of ancient stone-carving art more than 100,000 stone statues here, varying from 2-centimeter to 17.14-meter high, and extending for about 1,094 yards along both banks of Yi River. About 12 kilometers far away from Luoyang city, it is one of the three most valuable Buddhist Cave and rock carvings in China (2 hours).
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

Stop At: Luoyang Museum, Hehuan Road, Jianxi District, Luoyang 471000 China
After lunch at local restaurant, we will drive to visit Luoyang Museum. It is a historical museum of China and houses over 1,700 cultural and historical relics in 5 showrooms — a presentation of 5 different social development periods such as the Primitive Society, the Slavery Society, and the Feudal Society.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: LuoYang LaoCheng LiShi WenHua GuJie, Zhongzhou East Road, Luoyang China
Later, have a visit to Luoyang Old Street where you will find some interesting stalls selling crafts and snacks with local historical appealing. Then you will be dropped off at your hotel.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.

Important Details

Included
  • Entry/Admission - White Horse Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Monastero Shaolin (Shaolin Temple)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in Luoyang
  • Entrance tickets as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Private transfer with air-conditioned car
  • Entry/Admission - Longmen Grottoes
  • 2x Lunch
  • English-speaking guide
  • A bottle of water per pax per day
Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Accommodation
Departure Point
Zhouwangcheng Square, Renmin E Rd, Xigong Qu, Luoyang Shi, Henan Sheng, China

Traveler pickup is offered
Customer's Luoyang downtown hotel or Luoyang Longmen Train Station

9:00 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Tour guide will contact you the evening before the tour date.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Please leave a note when booking if you have any special requirement about the tour, such as diet.
  • You will be contacted at least one day ahead of the travel day via email to advise the pickup info. The tour guide will also call you or leave you a message through your hotel room the night before tour about pickup time.
  • You are suggested to wear comfortable shoes on tour day.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.