Taiyuan & Pingyao 3 Days Tour

Tour Code: CTA-SX-01

Duration: 3 Days

Visit: Taiyuan,PingYao

Note: This tour brings you to visit Pingyao and Taiyuan, two famous historical and cultural cities in Shanxi Province. By visiting Pingyao Ancient City and Qiao's Family Compound, you will get to know the glorious history and brilliant culture of Shanxi ...

Starting From: $ 184 P/P

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Chinese Treasures Trip Overview

This tour brings you to visit Pingyao and Taiyuan, two famous historical and cultural cities in Shanxi Province. By visiting Pingyao Ancient City and Qiao's Family Compound, you will get to know the glorious history and brilliant culture of Shanxi Province.

  • Private tranfer during the whole tour
  • Private English Speaking guide service
  • Special experience in Pingyao and Taiyuan
 
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Number of Travelers
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  • Itinerary
  • Price Details
  • Inclusions & exclusion
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  • Day

    01

    Arrival at Taiyuan- Pingyao

    Arrival at Taiyuan- Pingyao

    Attraction & Activities:

    Guide meet you at Taiyuan Airport/train station, then proceed to Pingyao city. Explore the night of Pingyao by yourself.

    Meals:

    no meal

    Accommodation: Luxury ★★★★★Pingyao Hotel Deluxe ★★★★Changyifeng Hotel Tourist ★★★Dongnanhai Hotel

    Our guide will meet you at the airport or the train station of Taiyuan and then transfer you to Pingyao. Our guide will take you to the hotel and help you check in. For the rest of the day, you will have time for free exploration around Pingyao. You will find the unique night scenes of the ancient Pingyao quite charming.
  • Day

    02

    Pingyao

    Pingyao

    Attraction & Activities:

    Pingyao Ancient City,Ri Sheng Chang,Mingqing Street

    Meals:

    Hotel breakfast, Chinese Lunch

    Accommodation: Luxury ★★★★★Pingyao Hotel Deluxe ★★★★Changyifeng Hotel Tourist ★★★Dongnanhai Hotel

    Today your sightseeing at Pingyao will begin with a visit to Pingyao Anicent City. Pingyao Ancient City is one of the four best-preserved ancient cities in China. It is situated in Pingyao County in the center of Shanxi Province. This ancient city has a history more than 2,700 years has remained the intact appearance Ming and Qing Dynasty and is quite an outstanding example that displays the economy, culture, society and religion of the ancient Ming and Dynasty. Inside the Pingyao Ancient City, you will visit the magnificent Ancient City Wall to get beautiful views of the whole ancient city.

    Rishengchang Exchange House will be scheduled for the next attraction to see. Richangsheng Exchange House was firstly opened during the Ming and Qing Dynasty to provide banking business for Shanxi merchants. It is the first money exchange house in China and is considered as the founder of modern banks. As a production of the prosperous culture of Shanxi merchants, the architecture of Richangsheng is an outstanding representative of local Shanxi culture. It is a combination of architectural art and function that applies the traditional style of local folk houses and also the features of local business shops. You will trace the past prosperity and glorious history from the house.

    Next you will have a free exploration at Mingqing Street. The Mingqing Street located in the Ancient Pingyao City was the commercial center of Pingyao during Ming and Qing dynasties. With a length of 750 meters, this well-preserved ancient street is lined with traditional folk houses and shops built during the Ming and Qing dynasties. Along the street, you will experience the prosperous atmosphere of the history, and appreciate the ancient style and features of the residences. At the same time, you will find unique and special antiques and souvenirs in shops along the street. The local delicious food provided there is also something should not be missed out.

    Afterwards, our guide will bring you back to the hotel. Have a good rest.

  • Day

    03

    Pingyao-Taiyuan-Depart

    Pingyao-Taiyuan-Depart

    Attraction & Activities:

    Qiao Family Courtyard

    Meals:

    Hotel breakfast, Chinese Lunch

    This morning our guide will transfer you back to Taiyuan and take you to visit Qiao's Family Compound. Qiao’s Family Compound is a large complex of private residences situated in Qi County of Shanxi Province. It was firstly built during the Qing Dynasty. With a construction area of 4,175 square meters, this magnificent compound comprises of 6 main courtyards, 20 smaller courtyards and 313 rooms. Distinguished for its characterized North China folk houses, now the Qiao’s Family Compound is converted into an architectural museum where you will appreciate the intricate layout and crafty design. The high artistic craftsmanship in the wood carvings, brick carvings, murals, tablets and furnishings fully show the essence of the compound.

    Then our guide will transfer you to the airport or the train station for your departure. Thanks for having this tour with us. Wish you a pleasant trip back home!

Price Per Person in US Dollars
Group Size Luxury Class Tour Deluxe Class Tour Tourist Class Tour Single Room Supplement
Dec. 1, 2014 - Feb. 28, 2015 Low Season
1 Person$ 608$ 591$ 571- / - / -
2 Persons$ 334$ 325$ 317$ 49 / $ 42 / $ 33
3-5 Persons$ 266$ 259$ 249$ 49 / $ 42 / $ 33
6-9 Persons$ 201$ 194$ 184$ 49 / $ 42 / $ 33
Mar. 1, 2015 - Nov. 30, 2015 High Season
1 Person$ 664$ 617$ 596- / - / -
2 Persons$ 363$ 339$ 329$ 65 / $ 42 / $ 33
3-5 Persons$ 286$ 262$ 252$ 65 / $ 42 / $ 33
6-9 Persons$ 221$ 198$ 187$ 65 / $ 42 / $ 33
Remarks

* This is a private tour, only you and your family or friends will be in this tour. If you need any changes of itinerary or hotel ect., please just contact with our tour advisors, we can adjust the tour for you.
* Prices may vary according to your travel time and are higher in the high season, e.g. Labor’s Day (Apr 29-May 5, 2014), China National Day Holiday (Sep 29-Oct 8, 2014), and Chinese Spring Festival (Jan 28-Feb 7, 2014).

* If only one person is traveling then the single room supplement is not required. If, for example, three people book a hotel, with two in one room and one in another room, the single room supplement must be paid. 
* You will enjoy more discount if there is more people join the tour.

PRICE INCLUSIONS

  • Entrance Fees: To scenic spots as listed in the itinerary.
  • Meals: All meals as specified in the itinerary.
    If the restaurant indicated is not available on the day, your guide will arrange another restaurant from our list of approved restaurants. Breakfast is usually a western style buffet. We will try to make sure both western and Chinese breakfasts are supplied. However, there may be occasions when only a Chinese breakfast is available in some remote locations.
  • Private Transfers: Transfers between airports, hotels and scenic spots while sightseeing, by private air conditioned vehicle with a driver and English-speaking guide.
  • Guide: English speaking tour guide
  • Hotel accommodation based on twin share

PRICE EXCLUSION

  • International airfare or train tickets to enter or leave China.
  • China entry visa fees.
  • Personal expenses: such as laundry, drinks, fax, telephone calls, optional activities, sightseeing or meals which are not included in the tour itinerary.
  • Single room supplement
  • Tips to guide and driver. (Tiping standard: USD 8/person/day.)