Luoyang Private Day Tour of Shaolin Temple and Longmen Grottoes with Lunch
Luoyang is located in the center of China and considered as the most important cradle of the Chinese civilization. As one of the six ancient capitals, the world famous attractions in Luoyang are the Shaolin Temple and Longmen Grottoes. The Longmen Grottoes contains the largest and most impressive collection of Chinese art from the late Northern Wei and Tang Dynasties (316-907) entirely devoted to the Buddhist religion. Don't miss Shaolin Temple! It is famous for Shaolin Kung Fu that linked martial arts to Zen Buddhism. This full-day tour will take you to visit all the amazing places in Luoyang.Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this productStop At:
Longmen Grottoes, Banks of Yihe River, Luolong District, Luoyang 471000 China
Following pickup at your hotel in Luoyang at 9am, start your tour at Longmen Grottoes, which are considered a treasure house of ancient stone-carving art with more than 100,000 stone statues varying from 2 cm to 17.14 m high. Longmen Grottoes extends for about 1,094 yards along both banks of Yi River and approx. 12 km far away from Luoyang city. It is one of the three most valuable Buddhist Cave and rock carvings in China.
Duration: 3 hoursStop At:
Monastero Shaolin (Shaolin Temple), Songshan Mountain, Dengfeng 450000 China
After lunch at a local restaurant, drive to Shaolin Temple that is famous for Shaolin Kung Fu. You will have a chance to witness the real Kung Fu performed by Shaolin monks. Shaolin Temple is famous not only as one of China's most important Buddhist temples but also as the center of Chinese Kung Fu. First constructed in 495, the temple was mainly designed to accommodate Batuo, a famous Indian monk. Now Shaolin Temple is reputed as "the Number One Temple Under Heaven" and also listed as UNESCO World Cultural and Natural Heritage in 2010. The temple is the cradle of the Chinese Zen Buddhism and the Shaolin martial arts.
After the tour is concluded, you will be escorted back to your hotel in Luoyang.
Duration: 3 hours
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Children under 2 years old are free and children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult."
"Tour guide will contact you the evening before the tour date"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Most travelers can participate"
"You will be contacted at least one day ahead of the travel day via email to advise the pickup info. The tour guide will also call you or leave you a message through your hotel room the night before tour about pickup time."
"You are suggested to wear comfortable shoes on tour day."
"Please leave a note when booking if you have any special requirement about the tour, such as diet."
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Face masks provided for travelers"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms"
"Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons"
Duration: 8 Hours
Zhouwangcheng Square, MCCV+HRX, Ren Min Dong Lu, Xi Gong Qu, Luo Yang Shi, He Nan Sheng, China, 471000
Traveler pickup is offered
Cancellations and refunds:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.