Private Day Trip to Pingyao from Xi'an by Bullet Train

12 hr

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This private one-day tour offers you an opportunity to take round-trip bullet train from Xian to Pingyao old town in Shaanxi Province for a quick visit to the World Heritage Site. Attractions you will visit during this day trip to the old town include Old City Wall of Pingyao, Bank Institutes, Confucius Temple, County Yamun, and many more so you could be fully exposed to the fantastic history of 200 years old Pinyao.
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Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Ancient City of Pingyao, In Pingyao County, Pingyao County 031100 China

At 7:00 am, your guide will pick you up at the lobby of your Xian hotel holding a sign with your name and then transfer you to Xian North Railway Station to catch a 2.5-hour bullet train ride to Pingyao. Upon arrival in Pingyao, you will be transferred to Pingyao old town. Pingyao was inducted as an World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1997, and renown for its layout which is conforming to a typical bagua pattern that can be dated back to Ming and Qing dynasties. There are more than 300 sites of ancient ruins in or near the city;

however, nearly 4,000 Ming and Qing style residences are well preserved till this date. The streets and storefronts still remain in their historical appearance.

Pingyao used to...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Ancient City of Pingyao, In Pingyao County, Pingyao County 031100 China

At 7:00 am, your guide will pick you up at the lobby of your Xian hotel holding a sign with your name and then transfer you to Xian North Railway Station to catch a 2.5-hour bullet train ride to Pingyao. Upon arrival in Pingyao, you will be transferred to Pingyao old town. Pingyao was inducted as an World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1997, and renown for its layout which is conforming to a typical bagua pattern that can be dated back to Ming and Qing dynasties. There are more than 300 sites of ancient ruins in or near the city;

however, nearly 4,000 Ming and Qing style residences are well preserved till this date. The streets and storefronts still remain in their historical appearance.

Pingyao used to be the financial center of China in late Qing Dynasty. During those times, there were as many as 20 financial institutions within the city limit, making up more than half of total financial institution in the whole country. You could wander around Old City Wall of Pingyao, Confucius Temple, Rishenchang Bank Institute, Yamun and etc.. After exploring those attractions, you will break for lunch which is at your own expense. Beef and noodles are typical local food in Pingyao where you could easily fine them at any local restaurant. Later, you will be transferred back to Pingyao Railway Station to catch the bullet train back to Xian.

Upon arrival in Xian, you will be transferred back to your Xian hotel where this day trip concludes.

Duration: 4 hours

Pass By: Silkroadtrips, Urumqi 830000 China

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Important Details

Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Local guide
  • Entry/Admission - Ancient City of Pingyao
  • Round-trip bullet trains
  • Transport by private vehicle
Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We also pick up from centrally located Xian hotel

7:00 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants (for train ticket reservation)
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Please wear comfortable shoes
  • Adult pricing applies to all travelers over 3 years old
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • 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 3 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.