Private Day Tour to Discover Wutaishan from Taiyuan

Embark on this full-day private guided tour from Taiyuan to explore Wutaishan which is one of the Four Sacred Mountains in Chinese Buddhism. Admire Wutaishan's most important ceremonial sites, including Pusa Ding, Xiantong Temple, Tayuan Temple, and Nanshan Temple. Along the way you’ll gain in-depth knowledge about the Buddhism in China, get to know the history and stories about the temples, enjoy amazing Buddhist architecture which mixed with Han, Tibetan and Mongolia style. This private tour includes lunch, entrance fee, an English-speaking guide and transport by private vehicle. Tour can start from your Taiyuan hotel's lobby or Taiyuan railway station.

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8 to 12 hours


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  • What's included :
    • Entrance Fee
    • Bottled water
    • Lunch
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Professional guide
    • Transport by private vehicle
    • Entry/Admission - Wutai Shan (Five Terrace Mountain)
    • Entry/Admission - Pusading Temple
    • Entry/Admission - Tayuan Temple
    What's excluded :
    • Accommodation
    • Gratuities
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Pass By: Taiyuan East Railway Station, In Xiaodian District, Taiyuan 030006 China

    Your local tour guide will hold your name sign waiting for you in the lobby of your Taiyuan hotel or Taiyuan Railway Station. Then hop on your private vehicle and heading directly to Wutaishan which takes about 3 hours. Your tour guide will explain the related histories and stories along the way, feel free to ask questions if you have.

    Stop At: Wutai Shan (Five Terrace Mountain), Within Wutai County, Wutai County 035500 China

    Wutaishan is one of Four Chinese Sacred Buddhist Mountains, is the dwelling place of Manjusri Bodhisattva. Featuring a peculiar environmental landform of numerous Buddhist temples surrounded by the Five Peaks, representing five kinds of wisdom of Manjusri.

    The major sights at Wutaishan are spread out, temples are mixed with Han Buddhist, Tibetan and Mongolian Lamaist traditions, making the mountain one of the best places in China to view Buddhist architecture.

    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Pusading Temple, Wutai County, Xinzhou, Shanxi, China

    Your first stop is Pusa Ding. Follow your tour guide to climb 108 stairs to the temple and enjoy amazing views of the surrounding area. Tibetan and Mongolian Lamas stayed here during the Ming and Qing dynasties, believing that Wenshu Pusa once lived in the same place.

    Explore Wenshu Pavilion which has an interesting feature: water is stored on the roof when it rains and on sunny days it drips down the roof.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Tayuan Temple, Taihuai Town, Wutai County 035515 China

    Tayuan Temple -The 50m high Tibetan styled White Pagoda, designed by a Nepali in 1301, has become a symbol of Wutai Shan.

    Accompanying the graceful temple, you will also see Wenshufa Pagoda( it said Manjusri Bodhisattva's hair is preserved) and the Dacangjing Pavilion( volumes of books were collected)

    Then, stroll around the markets and shops here to see vendors selling incense, prayer beads, Buddhist booklets and bronze Buddhas.

    If you have extra time, you will also visit Nanshan Tempe where 18 Ming dynasty arhat statues reside.

    Your tour also including local lunch, just tell your tour guide when.

    After the tour finished, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Taiyuan.

    Duration: 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick you up from your hotel in Taiyuan,please provide your hotel details when make booking. Or Taiyuan Railway Station
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Stroller accessible
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • 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.


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Organised by Unique Beijing Tours

Activity ID: V-19099P457

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