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2-Day Unlimited Private Trip to Pingyao by Bullet Train from Beijing

If you have extra time in Beijing. Don't miss the opportunity to discover the nearby city Pingyao which is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This 2-day private tour leads you to explore Pingyao’s many old landmarks at your own pace. Experience the speedy bullet train of China for your short excursion from Beijing. This tour includes train tickets, tasty local lunch, all entrance fee, an English-speaking guide and transport by private vehicle. You can choose to end your tour in Pingyao or travel back to Beijing.

per adult from

$498

AUD

Duration

2 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • 2x Lunch
    • Professional guide
    • Two days lunches in the local restaurant
    • Bottled water
    • Private transportation in Beijing and Pingyao
    • Fuel surcharge
    • Entrance fee
    • Beijing - Pingyao round trip train tickets
    • Entry/Admission - Ancient City of Pingyao
    • Entry/Admission - Ming and Qing Dynasties Street
    • Entry/Admission - Pingyao Ancient Government Office
    • Entry/Admission - Wang's Family Compound (Wang Jia Dayuan)
    • Entry/Admission - Shuanglin Temple
    What's excluded :
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
    • Gratuities
    • Accommodation in PIngyao
    • Additional entrance tickets in Pingyao Old Town

  • Day 1: Beijing - Pingyao (L)

    Pass By: Beijing West Railway Station, No.118, Lian Hua Chi East Rd Fengtai District, Beijing 100036 China
    Your driver will pick you up from your Beijing city hotels lobby and take you to the Beijing West Railway Station. You will take the morning train to Pingyao old town, it takes about 4 hours by bullet train to arrive Pingyao.

    Stop At: Ancient City of Pingyao, In Pingyao County, Pingyao County 031100 China
    Then accompanied by your tour guide, you will start a walking tour of the Pinayao Old City. Founded during the Western Zhou Dynasty (1046 – 771 BC) and rebuilt in 1370, the Pingyao old city is nowadays one of China's four best preserved old cities. Step into the city, the old past comes alive.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Ming and Qing Dynasties Street,South Main Street, Pingyao County 031100 China
    Stroll around the Ming and Qing Dynasties Street which flanked with shops of local handicraft.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Pass By: Rishengchang Former Bank, Dapu Village, Pingyao County 031100 China
    Check out the Rishengchang Former Bank which shows us the glory of the first Chinese exchange shops.

    Stop At: Pingyao Ancient Government Office, Center of the County, Pingyao County 030000 China
    The ancient government office tells everything about the bureaucracy of the feudal society.
    Duration: 20 minutes

    Pass By: Ping Yao Temple of the City God, Chenghuang Temple Street, Pingyao County 031100 China
    If time allows, you shouldn’t miss the Temple of City God, learn the stories with your tour guide.

    Pass By: Pingyao Confucian Temple, In Ancient City of Pingyao, Pingyao County 031100 China
    Stroll around the halls and courtyards at Pingyao Confucius Temple, learn the stories about Confucius and its theory.

    Immerse yourself in the atmosphere of old times lifestyle and appreciate the charms of old China. Feel free to discuss with your tour guide on where you wan to go in the old city.

    Then, you will be transferred to your accommodation in Pingyao (please book your own accommodation in Pingyao in advance)


    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 2: Pingyao - Beijing (L)

    Stop At: Wang's Family Compound (Wang Jia Dayuan), Jingsheng Town, Lingshi County 031308 China
    Your tour guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel in the morning, then head to the Wang Family Compound. 

    Wang Family Coumpound is a luxurious residence built during 1762-1811 by the descendants of the Wang Family. It is not only an example of residential architecture, but also a museum of architectural art. Its sculptures of stone, wood and brick can be found everywhere in the courtyard. The crafts are refined and exquisite. Altogether there are 231 courtyards and 2,078 houses.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Shuanglin Temple, Qiaotou Village, Zhongdu Country, Pingyao County 031100 China
    After a lunch in the local restaurant, you will start to explore the Shuanglin Temple in the outskirts of the ancient city. Shuanglin Temple is reputed to be the 'ancient painted sculptures museum'. It houses more than 2,000 colorful sculptures reflecting the exquisite skills of the artisans of the Song, Yuan, Ming and Qing Dynasties. In 1997, it was included in the World Heritage List by UNESCO as an important cultural site of Ping Yao City in 1997.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Pass By: Beijing West Railway Station, No.118, Lian Hua Chi East Rd Fengtai District, Beijing 100036 China
    After your Pingyao tour finished, your guide and driver will drop you off at Pingyao Railway station in the late afternoon. Relax on the  4-hour journey bullet train ride back Beijing. Once arrive Beijing, you driver will pick you up from Beijing West Railway Station and  transfer you back to your hotel in Beijing City. You also can choose to end your tour in Pingyao City.

    Note: You will take the train on your own, your local English speaking tour guide will meet you in Pingyao to show you around the sites for two days.

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick you up from your hotel within the 5th ring road of Beijing city, please provide the hotel details when make booking. If your hotel is out of the 5th ring road of Beijing city, may have extra cost.
    Departure Time :
    6:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • 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.
  • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Discover Beijing Tours

Activity ID: V-11301P198

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