1-Day Pingyao tour to Wang Family's Compound and Zhangbi Ancient Fortress

Visit the highlights of Pingyao including the Wang Family's Compound, Zhangbi Ancient Fortress and Shuanglin Temple with this private day tour from Pingyao.
You will be picked and dropped off at the Pingyao hotel/train station.

per adult from

$274

AUD

Duration

8 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • The private car & private guide
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Lunch
    • The entrance tickets
    • Entry/Admission - Wang's Family Compound (Wang Jia Dayuan)
    • Entry/Admission - Zhangbi Ancient Castle
    • Entry/Admission - Shuanglin Temple
    What's excluded :
    • This is a typical itinerary for this product

      Stop At: Pingyao County, Pingyao County, Shanxi

      Our guide will pick you up at the lobby of your hotel at around 09:00 in the morning. You will be escorted to the well-known Wang Family's Compound in around 1.5 hours' ride.

      Duration: 10 minutes

      Stop At: Wang's Family Compound (Wang Jia Dayuan), Jingsheng Town, Lingshi County 031308 China

      It is a large and magnificent architectural complex originally built around 250 years ago and Located in Lingshi County in Shanxi Province, the Wang Family's Compound is 35 kilometers (22 miles) away from Pingyao Ancient City. This luxurious residence was originally built during 1762-1811 by the descendants of the Wang Family. What makes this compound so impressive are the sheer size and gorgeous ornamental structures. It is like a mini walled city with more than 200 courtyards, each of them has its own distinctive features. The intricately carved wood doors, window casings, stairways, stone carvings, etc. could be found everywhere in the courtyards.



      Duration: 2 hours

      Stop At: Zhangbi Ancient Castle, Zhangbi Village, Longfeng Country, Jiexiu 032000 China

      In the afternoon, the tour continues to Zhangbi Ancient Fortress where you will go through the maze-like underground tunnels.
      Different from the compounds and ancient city, Zhangbi Ancient Fortress is an exception of Shanxi merchants' culture. To resist the invasion of enemies, Chinese ancestors made full use of its geographic advantages and built a 10,000-meter long underground military tunnels with three floors in the village. Zhangbi Ancient Fortress is a complex of historical relics, tombs, residences and tunnels, in which the labyrinth-like underground tunnels are the most interesting.

      Duration: 2 hours

      Stop At: Shuanglin Temple, Qiaotou Village, Zhongdu Country, Pingyao County 031100 China

      After lunch, we will drive you back. On the way, you will pay a visit to Shuanglin Temple, which is different from many other temples for it still maintains its very old character.

      Shuanglin Temple is a peaceful, quiet and beautiful old temple. It is one of the three treasures of Pingyao, having been included in the World Heritage List by UNESCO in 1997. Praised as the 'ancient painted sculptures museum', this temple houses as many as 2056 colorful sculptures of Chinese Buddhism reflecting the exquisite skills of the artisans of the Song, Yuan, Ming and Qing Dynasties. The sculpture of One-thousand Hand Kwan-yin is definitely the most mesmerizing.

      Duration: 40 minutes

      Stop At: Pingyao County, Pingyao County, Shanxi

      At the end,we drive you back to your hotel or see you off at Pingyao Railway Station.

      Duration: 10 minutes

    • Departure Point :
      Traveler pickup is offered
      We pick up any hotels in Pingyao city central
      Departure Time :
      9:00 AM
      Return Detail :
      -
      Hotel Pickup :
      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • Infant seats available
      • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
      • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
      • Stroller accessible
      • Wheelchair accessible
      • 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.

    Language

    English - Guide

    Age Req.

    -

    Fitness Req.

    None

    Group Size

    15

    Organised by happychinatours

    Activity ID: V-40944P402

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