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Datong Yungang Grottoes Private Day Tour from Beijing provided by Beijing ABC-Tours

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Datong Yungang Grottoes Private Day Tour from Beijing

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Overview
Enjoy a day trip to Yungang grottoes, a treasure house of rare and splendid Chinese sculptures with worldwide fame. These grottoes are the main reason most people make it to Datong. The grottoes contain over 50,000 Buddhist statues and stretch for about 1 km east to west. Local hand slice noodle lunch is included in this tour.
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    Yungang Grottoes
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission excluded
    After early pickup from your central Beijing hotel, settle inside your private vehicle. Then, gaze out at the city’s bustling streets as you set off on your journey to the Yungang Grottoes near Datong. Travel west into northern China’s countryside, and during the roughly 4.5-hour journey, relax in the air-conditioned comfort of your car or minivan, and absorb the interesting views of the towns, villages, farms and fields. On arrival in Datong, stop for an early lunch of local specialities such as sliced noodles — bowls of savory, flattened noodles sliced with a knife and mixed with other ingredients. Duly refreshed, travel to your main destination for the day: the Yungang Grottoes. One of China’s three best-known historical Buddhist sculptural sites, this UNESCO-listed treasure dates from the 5th and 6th centuries, and consists of 252 cliffside grottoes and niches, all filled with more than 51,000 statues and depictions of Buddha. Head inside the complex (own expense), and enjoy about four hours to look around the grottoes that stretch along a 0.6-mile (1-kilometre) section of cliffs, seeing everything from miniature statuettes to rock-face sculptures. Stop to marvel at the largest, 55-foot (7-meter) Buddha in the fifth cave, and view some of the smaller caverns and niches to admire everything from colorful wall murals to figurines and other ornamental depictions of Buddha. Having explored this incredible site, hop back into your vehicle and relax on your ride back to Beijing, where an early-evening drop-off at your central hotel brings your tour to a close.
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Important Information
Duration
10–12 hours
Inclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Licensed English Speaking Tour Guide
  • Authentic Chinese Local Lunch
  • Bottled Drinking Water
  • Private transportation
Exclusions
  • Entrance tickets 150 RMB per person
  • Gratuities
  • Dinner
  • Entry/Admission - Yungang Grottoes
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled 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
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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Key Details
  • Duration: 10–12 hours
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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