Private Day Tour to Shaolin Temple and Songyang Academy from Zhengzhou
While in Zhengzhou, take this private one day tour to explore the famous Shaolin Temple and Songyang Academy. You will 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. You will also visit one of the four greatest academies for higher education in ancient China. This private tour includes local lunch, all entrance fee, 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.
per adult from
6 to 9 hours
Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- Bottled water
- Transport by private vehicle
- Zhengzhou city hotel pickup and drop-off
- Professional guide
- Private tour
- Entrance Fee
- Entry/Admission - Monastero Shaolin (Shaolin Temple)
- Entry/Admission - Pagoda Forest of Shaolin Temple
- Entry/Admission - Song Yang Academy of Classical Learning
What's excluded :
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Monastero Shaolin (Shaolin Temple), Songshan Mountain, Dengfeng 450000 China
Following a morning pickup from your accommodation in Zhengzhou city center, meet your private guide and hop aboard your air-conditioned vehicle. Heading directly to Shaolin Temple, 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!
Shaolin Temple is famous for Chinese Kungfu, 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: Song Yang Academy of Classical Learning, North of Dengfeng, Dengfeng 450000 China
Stop at a local restaurant for a delicious lunch, then heading to Songyang Academy.
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.
After your Shaolin Temple tour finished, your guide will bring you back to your hotel in Zhengzhou.
Duration: 1 hour
Departure Point :Traveler pickup is offered
We will pick you up from you hotel in Zhengzhou ,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
- 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.