Private Tour to Songyang Academy and Shaolin Temple with Zen Music Ceremony from Zhengzhou

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Join this private day tour to explore the Songyang Academy, the famous Shaolin Temple and enjoy the top rank live-action performances - Zen Music Shaolin Ceremony. You will visit one of the four greatest academies for higher education in ancient China; Have plenty time to watch a kung-fu performance that displays amazing martial arts moves, discover the history and culture of the Shaolin Temple with your knowledgable tour guide and admire the biggest pagoda forest...
Join this private day tour to explore the Songyang Academy, the famous Shaolin Temple and enjoy the top rank live-action performances - Zen Music Shaolin Ceremony. You will visit one of the four greatest academies for higher education in ancient China; Have plenty time to watch a kung-fu performance that displays amazing martial arts moves, discover the history and culture of the Shaolin Temple with your knowledgable tour guide and admire the biggest pagoda forest in China. End the day by enjoy the amazing real-scene musical extravaganza featuring music, dance, light and Shaolin kung fu. This private tour includes local dinner, all entrance fee, show ticket an English-speaking guide and transport by private vehicle. The tour contains no factory and shopping stops which keeps the focus on the main sites.
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Stop At: Song Yang Academy of Classical Learning, North of Dengfeng, Dengfeng 450000 China

Following an afternoon pickup from your accommodation in Zhengzhou city,  meet your private guide and hop aboard your air-conditioned vehicle. Heading directly to Songyang Academy, which will takes about 1.5 hours. Your tour guide will explain the relate histories and stories along the way, feel free to ask any questions if you have!

Songyang Academy was one of the four greatest academies for higher education in ancient China. It played an important role in China’s education history and cultural transmission. Nowadays, Songyang Academy is an “example” for learning ancient academy architecture, the ancient Chinese education system and Confucianism.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Monastero Shaolin (Shaolin Temple), Songshan Mountain, Dengfeng 450000 China

Afterwards, you will visit the Shaolin Temple. First, you will have a chance to witness...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Song Yang Academy of Classical Learning, North of Dengfeng, Dengfeng 450000 China

Following an afternoon pickup from your accommodation in Zhengzhou city,  meet your private guide and hop aboard your air-conditioned vehicle. Heading directly to Songyang Academy, which will takes about 1.5 hours. Your tour guide will explain the relate histories and stories along the way, feel free to ask any questions if you have!

Songyang Academy was one of the four greatest academies for higher education in ancient China. It played an important role in China’s education history and cultural transmission. Nowadays, Songyang Academy is an “example” for learning ancient academy architecture, the ancient Chinese education system and Confucianism.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Monastero Shaolin (Shaolin Temple), Songshan Mountain, Dengfeng 450000 China

Afterwards, you will visit the Shaolin Temple. First, you will have a chance to witness the real Kungfu performed by Shaolin monks. As a UNESCO Site, the Shaolin Temple was first constructed in 495 A.D. Later, Emperor Xiaowen of the Northern Wei Dynasty (386-557) had the temple built to accommodate the Indian master Batuo. As Chinese Kungfu also originated from Shaolin Temple, it has been recognized as the origin of Chan Buddhism and the cradle of Kungfu. Accompanied by your knowledgable tour guide, you will get you know the histories and related stories about Shaolin Temple - culture, people and soul.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Pagoda Forest of Shaolin Temple, West of Shaolin Temple, Dengfeng 450000 China

Afterwards, you will explore the Pagoda Forest which is a concentration of tomb pagodas for eminent monks and abbots of the temple.

There are more than 240 tomb pagodas of various sizes from the Tang, Song, Jin, Yuan, Ming and Qing dynasties (618-1911), making it the biggest pagoda forest in China.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Shaolin Zen Music Ritual, Shixiangou Tourist Zone, Dengfeng 452470 China

Enjoy a delicious dinner in the local restaurant, then attend the amazing Zen Music Shaolin Ceremony.

The Zen Music Shaolin Ceremony is a real-scene musical extravaganza featuring music, dance, light and Shaolin kung fu. Shaolin Zen Music Ritual stages in Daxian Valley with hills standing vertically as backdrop, covering a floorage of 5 square kilometers. Live chants by monks of Shaolin Temple, fabulous stage effect and soothing Zen music constitute to a marvelous artistic work integrating culture, history and nature. The Zen Music Shaolin Grand Ceremony ranks first among top five live-action performances in China.

After your the show, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Zhengzhou.

Duration: 2 hours

Important Details

Included
  • Bottled water
  • Show Ticket
  • Private tour
  • Entrance fee
  • Entry/Admission - Monastero Shaolin (Shaolin Temple)
  • Entry/Admission - Shaolin Zen Music Ritual
  • Professional guide
  • Entry/Admission - Song Yang Academy of Classical Learning
  • Dinner
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off( For hotels within the 4th ring road of Beijing)
  • Entry/Admission - Pagoda Forest of Shaolin Temple
  • Transport by private vehicle
Not Included
  • Gratuities
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We will pick you up from you hotel in Zhengzhou ,please provide hotel information when make booking

12:00 PM
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.