Private Tour to Shaolin Temple and Longmen Grottoes with Peony Blossom from Zhengzhou

Join this private day tour to discover the most famous peony blossom viewing spots in Luoyang. Discover the history and culture of the Shaolin Temple; Admire the biggest pagoda forest in China; 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, Zhengzhou hotel pick up and drop off. Seasonal tour runs yearly between April and May.

per adult from

$452

NZD

Duration

8 to 10 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Bottled water
    • Professional guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off(For hotels in Zhengzhou City)
    • Private tour
    • Transport by private vehicle
    • Lunch
    • Entrance fee
    • Entry/Admission - Longmen Grottoes
    • Entry/Admission - China National Flower Garden
    • Entry/Admission - Monastero Shaolin (Shaolin Temple)
    • Entry/Admission - Pagoda Forest of Shaolin Temple
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Longmen Grottoes, Banks of Yihe River, Luolong District, Luoyang 471000 China

    Your friendly tour guide will come to pick you up in your hotel lobby. Hop aboard your air-conditioned vehicle and heading directly to Longmen Grottoes.

    Accompanied by your knowledgable tour guide to explore this UNESCO Site -The Longmen Grottoes comprise more than 2,300 caves and niches carved into the steep limestone cliffs over a 1km long stretch. Admire the largest and most impressive collection of Chinese art of the late Northern Wei and Tang Dynasties (316-907), you will also visit the Fengxian Temple and the Wanfo Cave.

    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 Flower Garden, Longmen Avenue, Luolong District, Luoyang 471023 China

    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.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Pass By: 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

    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. 


    Stop At: Monastero Shaolin (Shaolin Temple), Songshan Mountain, Dengfeng 450000 China

    Afterwards, enjoy a 1.5 hours ride to Shaolin Temple. Your tour guide will explain the relate histories and stories along the way, feel free to ask any questions if you have!

    Once arrive at Shaolin Temple, enjoy a local lunch,  then witness the real Kungfu performed by Shaolin monks. Explore the Shaolin Temple which 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. 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. 

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

    Duration: 30 minutes

  • 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
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • 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.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Discover Beijing Tours

Activity ID: V-11301P395

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