Private Day Tour to Shaolin Temple from Shanghai by Bullet Train with KungfuShow

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Take one day to travel from Shanghai to Shaolin Temple by high-speed train on this privately guided full-day tour. Your private guide picks you up in Zhengzhou and takes you to Shaolin Temple. You will have plenty time to watch a kung-fu performance that displays amazing martial arts moves, discover the history and culture of the Shaolin Temple with your knowledgable tour guide and admire the biggest pagoda forest in China. 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 Zhengzhou, or travel back to Shanghai

What's Included

English speaking tour guide

Entrance Fee

Hotel pick up and drop off


Train Tickets

Travel by Private Vehicle

What's Not Included



Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 3
  • CHILD: Age: 4 - 9
  • ADULT: Age: 10 - 90

Additional Info

  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap

Cancellation Policy

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

What To Expect

Monastero Shaolin (Shaolin Temple)
Your driver will pick you up from your Shanghai city hotels lobby and take you to Shanghai Railway Station. You will take the morning train to Zhengzhou, it takes about 5 hours to Zhengzhou.

Upon arrival, meet your friendly local tour guide, you will be transferred to Shaolin Temple directly (approx. 1.5 hours drive), on the way your tour guide will explain the related history of the Shaolin Temple, and you will enjoy the beautiful countryside view.

Once arrive at Shaolin Temple, you will stop at a local restaurant to enjoy a delicious lunch.

Shaolin Temple is famous for Chinese Kungfu, first you will have a chance to witness the real Kung Fu performed by Shaolin monks. As a UNESCO Site, the Shaolin Temple was first constructed in 495 A.D. Later, Emperor Xiaowen of the Northern Wei Dynasty (386-557) had the temple built to accommodate the Indian master Batuo. As Chinese Kungfu also originated from Shaolin Temple, it has been recognized as the origin of Chan Buddhism and the cradle of Kungfu. Accompanied by your knowledgeable tour guide, you will get you know the histories and related stories about Shaolin Temple - culture, people and soul.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Included

Pagoda Forest of Shaolin Temple
Afterwards, you will start to explore the Pagoda Forest which is a concentration of tomb pagodas for eminent monks and abbots of the temple. There are more than 240 tomb pagodas of various sizes from the Tang, Song, Jin, Yuan, Ming and Qing dynasties (618-1911), making it the biggest pagoda forest in China.

After your Shaolin Temple tour finished, your tour guide will take you to Zhengzhou Railway Station for your train back to Shanghai (approx. 5 hours). Once arrives, your driver will pick you up at Shanghai Railway Station and transfer you back to your hotel in Shanghai City. You also can choose to finish your tour in Zhengzhou.

Note: You will take the train on your own, your local English speaking tour guide will meet you in Zhengzhou.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

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