Private Day Tour to Wutaishan from Datong

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From $346.67

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Departs: China, China

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Embark on this full-day private guided tour from Datong to explore Wutaishan which is one of the Four Sacred Mountains in Chinese Buddhism. Admire Wutaishan's most important ceremonial sites, including Pusa Ding, Xiantong Temple, Tayuan Temple, and Nanshan Temple. Along the way you’ll gain in-depth knowledge about the Buddhism in China, get to know the history and stories about the temples, enjoy amazing Buddhist architecture which mixed with Han, Tibetan and Mongolia style. This private tour includes lunch, entrance fee, an English-speaking guide and transport by private vehicle. Tour can start from your Datong hotel's lobby or Datong railway station.

What's Included

Bottled water

Entrance Fee

Hotel pickup and drop-off


Professional guide

Transport 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

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Datong City Walls
Your local tour guide will hold your name sign waiting for you in the lobby of your Datong hotel or Datong Railway Station. Then hop on your private vehicle and heading directly to Wutaishan which takes about 3.5 hours. Your tour guide will explain the related histories and stories along the way, feel free to ask questions if you have.

• Admission Ticket Free

Wutai Shan (Five Terrace Mountain)
Wutaishan is one of Four Chinese Sacred Buddhist Mountains, is the dwelling place of Manjusri Bodhisattva. Featuring a peculiar environmental landform of numerous Buddhist temples surrounded by the Five Peaks, representing five kinds of wisdom of Manjusri.

The major sights at Wutaishan are spread out, temples are mixed with Han Buddhist, Tibetan and Mongolian Lamaist traditions, making the mountain one of the best places in China to view Buddhist architecture.

3 hours • Admission Ticket Included

Your first stop is Pusa Ding. Follow your tour guide to climb 108 stairs to the temple and enjoy amazing views of the surrounding area. Tibetan and Mongolian Lamas stayed here during the Ming and Qing dynasties, believing that Wenshu Pusa once lived in the same place.

Explore Wenshu Pavilion which has an interesting feature: water is stored on the roof when it rains and on sunny days it drips down the roof.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Tayuan Temple
Tayuan Temple -The 50m high Tibetan styled White Pagoda, designed by a Nepali in 1301, has become a symbol of Wutai Shan.

Accompanying the graceful temple, you will also see Wenshufa Pagoda( it said Manjusri Bodhisattva's hair is preserved) and the Dacangjing Pavilion( volumes of books were collected)

Then, stroll around the markets and shops here to see vendors selling incense, prayer beads, Buddhist booklets and bronze Buddhas.

If you have extra time, you will also visit Nanshan Tempe where 18 Ming dynasty arhat statues reside.

Your tour also including local lunch, just tell your tour guide when.

After the tour finished, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Datong.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

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