1-Day Pingyao tour from Datong and ends of Beijing or Xi'an by Bullet Train

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From $266.67

Price varies by group size

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 11 hours

Departs: China, China

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

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Visit highlights of Pingyao including the City Wall of Pingyao, traditional Ming-Qing Street,Temple of City God and Ri Sheng Chang Exchange Shop with this private day tour from Datong
You will be picked up from your Datong hotel and dropped off at the Pingyao hotel/Railway station or taiyuan Railway station.

What's Included

Private transport between train stations,hotel and mentioned in the itinerary

Air-conditioned vehicle

All the bullet train ticket with the second class ticket


The entrance tickets

The private guide

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 4
  • CHILD: Age: 5 - 9
  • ADULT: Age: 10 - 99

Additional Info

  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • The tour may not available for Chinese festivals, like the May day, Oct 1-7 and Chinese new Year,due to no train tickets available
  • The train to Xi'an will be: G2571 18:37--21:40.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • All train tickets included from Datong to Taiyuan and Pingyao to Beijing or Xi'an or Datong.
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Not recommended for travelers with spinal injuries
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • The back way train station pick up services also included,, like the Beijing,Xi’an railway station pick up services and transfer to the hotels, but driver only, no guide
  • The train to Beijing will be: G626 18:50--21:54.
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised

Cancellation Policy

All sales are final. No refund is available for cancellations.

What To Expect

In the morning, our driver will meet you at the Datong hotel at 6:40am and transfer to the Datong train station to catch the 7:45am train to Taiyuan.
Note:The Datong hotel pick up services(driver only,no guide) and Train tickets tickets to Pingyao is included the package tour.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Taiyuan East Railway Station
Upon arrival at Taiyuan train station, you will be picked up on time with our local guide and transferred to the Pingyao ancient city.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Ancient City of Pingyao
As one of the four best preserved old cities in China, the 2,700-year-old Ancient City of Pingyao is famous for containing the most complete dwellings complex and shops with architectural style of Ming and Qing Dynasties (1368 – 1911), which are arranged at both sides of the 400-meter-long Ancient Ming-Qing Street. Situated in the center of the city, Ancient Government Office is built with a symmetrical layout. In Security Guard Company, you will know the history about the security industry through the cases, vehicles and weapons used at that time. From our guide's explanation, you will know the cultural background of Rishengchang Exchange Shop, the first private financial institution in China.

5 hours • Admission Ticket Included

City Wall of Pingyao
Your Pingyao ancient town tour will begin with a visit to the City Wall of Pingyao, which has been well preserved. As a whole, the rectangular wall resembles a tortoise, which was considered as a symbol of longevity traditionally. Ascending the wall, you could overlook the ancient city of Pingyao.

1 hours • Admission Ticket Included

Ming and Qing Dynasties Street
Then, get down from the wall and have a stroll on the traditional Ming-Qing Street. On both sides of this not very wide street, there are many buildings in ancient Chinese architecture style, which used to be firms, exchange shops and different kinds of shops like teashop, cloth shop and salt shop. Nowadays, some of them have been turned to hotels, restaurants or shops selling souvenirs while some have been preserved as attraction sites and museums.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Ping Yao Temple of the City God
Your next stop is the Temple of City God, one of the best-preserved Temples of City God in China. Its distinctive feature lies in the combination of the Temple of the God of Wealth and the Temple of the Kitchen God, which are separately situated to its right and left.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Rishengchang Former Bank
After lunch, you will proceed to Ri Sheng Chang Exchange Shop and Tong Xing Gong. Ri Sheng Chang Exchange Shop is the first money exchange shop in China as well as the founder of Chinese modern banks, which has played an important role in Chinese financial business for about one century. Tong Xing Gong was an establishment which provided private escort service for the exchange shops to guard their safety during transportation.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

At the end, your guide will escort you to your hotel in Pingyao or dropped you to Pingyao train station then you can take bullet train to Beijing or Xi'an or even back to Datong again.
Note:The train tickets to Beijing/Xi'an/Datong and Beijing/Xi'an/Datong railway station pick up services also included the package tour, but driver only, no guide.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

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