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Marvel at the skills of kung fu masters

Kung Fu theory is based upon classical Confucian philosophy. The sacred Shaolin Monastery is widely regarded as the birthplace of one of the most popular branches of Chinese Kung Fu.

Locations you will be visiting

  • Yungang Grottoes Datong Shanxi Province china

    Datong, China

    Discover the sights, traditions for Datong with this handy destination guide.

    2 Days

  • pingyao shanxi china

    Pingyao, China

    Discover the sights and traditions for Pingyao with this handy destination guide.

    2 Days

  • shaolin temple Zhengzhou china

    Zhengzhou, China

    Discover the sights and traditions for Zhengzhou with this handy destination guide.

    1 Day

  • longmen grotto datong china

    Luoyang, China

    Discover the sights and traditions for Luoyang with this handy destination guide.

    1 Day



7 day Tour Itinerary

An overview of your trip

DAY 1 To Datong

Take a morning train from Beijing to Datong. Upon arrival transfer to your hotel.

  • Transport: Train
DAY 2 Datong

Visit the Yungang Caves and the 1,400 year old Hanging Monastery.

  • Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 3 Datong to Pingyao

Take the train to Taiyuan. Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to Pingyao.

  • Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 4 Pingyao

A World Heritage Site. This town offers a great insight into the architectural styles of Imperial China. Highlights include the Ancient City Wall, Ancient Ming and Qing Street, the Rishengchang Financial House Museum, Zhengguo Temple and the Shuang Lin Temple.

  • Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 5 Taiyuan to Zhengzhou

Drive from Taiyuan to visit the Twin Pagoda Temple then take the train to Zhengzhou.

  • Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 6 Zhengzhou to Luoyang

Travel by coach to visit the Shaolin Temple in the Songshan Mountains and watch a Kung Fu performance. Afterwards we will drive to Luoyang and stay overnight.

  • Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 7 Luoyang to Beijing

Drive to the UNESCO-listed Longmen Grottoes, before taking the bullet train back to Beijing.

  • Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
Optional Extras - Cultural Experiences

There is some free time in your itinerary for you to explore on your own, or treat yourself to an excursion. Use the links below to create a to-do list, or, if you’d prefer us to book you onto one of these or any other excursions, please let us know when booking your tour.

  • High Speed Train-China

    China: Ride the Bullet Train

    Take a thrilling ride on the Chinese Bullet Train

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  • Tai Chi on the Bund shanghai china

    China: Tai Chi Lesson

    Practise this ancient martial art with a Tai Chi lesson

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  • caligraphy china

    China: Calligraphy Lesson

    Create your own piece with a class in Chinese caligraphy

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  • tea performer china

    China: Tea Tasting

    Appreciate the varying blends of Chinese tea at a tasting

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Sample Accommodation

4★ Datong Hotel, Datong

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4★ Hong Shan Yi Hotel, Pingyao

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4★ Aloft Hotel, Zhengzhou

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4★ Peony Hotel, Luoyang

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Your holiday details
China: Shaolin
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What's included:
  • Train transfers
  • 6 nights 4★ accommodation
  • Tours as stated
  • Meals as specified
  • International flights
  • China visa and fees
  • Tips
  • Personal spending
  • Travel insurance

Price from £1,298

Prices and products are subject to availability at the time of booking.

When making an enquiry or reservation we will request your contact details, however no payment will be required at this stage. We will contact you for payment details and to confirm your booking, your details and the details of those travelling with you along with any extras you’d like to add.

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