Luoyang Private Tour to Longmen Grottoes and Peony Blossom Sightseeing
Penoy Blossom season is one of the most magical times of the year in Luoyang. Since the Tang Dynasty, no Chinese city has been able to rival Luoyang in growing peonies, boasting nearly 10 million peony trees with more than 700 species. Join this private day tour to discover the most famous peony blossom viewing spots in Luoyang. Marvel at the UNESCO-listed Longmen Grottoes to view thousands of Buddhist statues carved into the steep limestone cliffs. Experience the friendly services of the local tour guide who will accompany you throughout the tour. This private tour including the entrance fee, hotel pick up and drop off. Seasonal tour runs yearly between April and May.
per adult from
5 to 8 hours
Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- Bottled water
- Professional guide
- Hotel pickup and drop-off(For hotels in Luoyang City)
- Private tour
- Transport by private vehicle
- Fuel surcharge
- Entrance Fee
- Entry/Admission - Longmen Grottoes
- Entry/Admission - China National Peony Park Luoyang Peony Fair
What's excluded :
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Longmen Grottoes, Banks of Yihe River, Luolong District, Luoyang 471000 China
When booking your private tour, choose from five departure times, which range from the morning to the afternoon. After meeting your guide upon hotel pickup, hop into your vehicle and set off on your exciting tour.
Your first stop is the Longmen Grottoes, which contain the largest and most impressive collection of Chinese art of the late Northern Wei and Tang Dynasties (316-907). These works, entirely devoted to the Buddhist religion, represent the high point of Chinese stone carving.These contain almost 110,000 Buddhist stone statues, more than 60 stupas and 2,800 inscriptions carved on steles. The grottoes are formed in 1 km of the stretch of Yi river and were carved on both banks, in limestone formations creating the Longmen Caves. Most of the work was done on the western bank, while the eastern bank caves, of smaller numbers, served as residences for the large groups of monks.
Duration: 2 hours
Pass By: Peony Park, No.1 Mudao Road, Jianxi District, Luoyang 471003 China
After a lunch in the local restaurant, you will spend some leisure time to enjoy the beautiful peony blossom at Luoyang National Peony Garden.
Stop At: China National Peony Park Luoyang Peony Fair, 1.5km West from the Crossing of Wangcheng Avenue and 310 Natioanl Highway, Mangshan Town, Old City District, Luoyang China
Peony cultivation in Luoyang, which now boasts its own unique brand of charm and culture. After 1,500 years of history of cultivation, Luoyang peony is as eclectic in presentation as ever,. As the largest the peony garden in China, Luoyang National Peony Garden stands out from other gardens for the various sorts, long florescence and more gorgeous flowers. China National Flower Garden cultivates about 500,000 peonies in 9 colors as well as a further 2,000,000 plants of 1,000 different species. Among them, a huge peony called “Flower Goddess” with an age of100 years and a height of 2 meters (7 feet) gains public attention.
After your tour finished, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Luoyang.
Duration: 1 hour
Departure Point :Traveler pickup is offered
We will pick you up from you hotel in Luoyang ,please provide hotel information when make booking
Return Detail :-
Hotel Pickup :
- 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
- Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
- Most travelers can participate
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.