Private Day Trip to Maiji Grottoes in Tianshui from Xi'an by Bullet Train

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From $229.00

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 12 hours

Departs: China, China

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

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This private one-day tour offers you an opportunity to take round-trip bullet train from Xian to Maiji Grottoes in Tianshui. Maiji Grottoes is one of the 4 well-known grottoes in China with its spectacular sculptures and statues since ancient time. Moreover, the scenery around the Maiji Mountain looks like a Chinese traditional painting.

What's Included

Bottled water

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Local guide


Round-trip bullet trains(second class)

Transport by private vehicle

What's Not Included


Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 2
  • ADULT: Age: 3 - 90

Additional Info

  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Passport name, number, and country is required at time of booking for all participants (for train ticket reservation)
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Adult pricing applies to all travelers over 3 years old
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Please wear comfortable shoes

Cancellation Policy

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

What To Expect

Maiji Shan Caves
At 8:00 am, your guide will pick you up from your centrally located Xian hotel, then transfer you to Xian North Railway Station to catch a 100-minute bullet train ride to Tianshui. Upon arrival in Tianshui, you will be transferred to Maiji Mountain to visit the grottoes.
Maiji Grottoes on Maiji Mountain had started to build from 384 AD, and expanded during the following hundreds of years. This impressive Buddhist caves were cut on the steep mountain. Though the wind and rain damaged lots of statues here, there are still 194 grottoes existing with over 7200 clay sculptures and stone carvings created during different dynasties.
You will walk on the plank paths built along the face of the cliff to view the elegant clay sculptures, statures etc. Moreover, the stunning mountain scenery is another interest to come here. 
Afterwards you will be transferred to catch your bullet train back to Xian. Then you will be transferred back to your Xian hotel where this day trip concludes.

3 hours • Admission Ticket Included

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