Places you will visit

HCC12 Along Yellow River 13 Days

Datong - Mt Wutai - Taiyuan - Pingyao - Linfen - Hukou Waterfalls - Yuncheng - Luoyang - Shaolin Temple - Kaifeng - Zhengzhou

Day By Day Itinerary

All Inclusive from $3178 Check Departures and Prices

Day 1: US/Beijing

Fly to Beijing, China.

Day 2: Arrive in Beijing

Our tour guide will welcome you at the airport and escort you to a five star hotel.

[Oriental Bay International Hotel - 5 star]

Day 3: Beijing / Datong

Fly to Datong, visit The Yungang Grottoes, which are ancient Buddhist temple grottoes. They are excellent examples of rock-cut architecture and one of the three most famous ancient sculptural sites of China.

[Meals: Buffet Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

[Holiday Inn Datong Hotel - 4 star]

Day 4: The Hanging Temple / Mt Wutai

Visit The Hanging Temple. Built more than 1,500 years ago, this temple is unique not only for its location on a sheer precipice but also because it includes Buddhist, Taoist, and Confucian elements. Then go to Mt Wutai, which is one of the Four Sacred Mountains in Chinese Buddhism. The mountain is home to many of China's most important monasteries and temples.

[Meals: Buffet Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

[Flowers and Plants Mountain Villa]

Day 5: Mt. Wutai / Taiyuan

Visit the Temples of Mount Wutai. Then drive to Taiyuan.

[Meals: Buffet Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

[Continental Hotel - 5 star]

Day 6: Taiyuan / Pingyao

Drive to Pingyao. Pingyao still retains its city layout from Ming and Qing dynasties, conforming to a typical Bagua pattern. Preserved Ming and Qing style residences number close to 4,000. The streets and storefronts still largely retain their historical appearance.

[Meals: Buffet Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

[Hongshanyi Hotel - 4 star]

Day 7: Pingyao / Linfen

Drive to Linfen, visit Hongdong on the way. Then visit Yao Temple uppon arrival.

[Meals: Buffet Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

[Jindu Garden Hotel - 4 star]

Day 8: Linfen / Hukou Waterfalls / Yuncheng

Visit Hukou Waterfalls, the largest waterfalls on the Yellow River, the second largest waterfall in China.

[Meals: Buffet Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

[Tongbao International Hotel- 4 star]

Day 9: Yuncheng / Luoyang

Visit the Temple of Guanyu, a general during the Three Kingdom era, one of the best known Chinese historical figures throughout East Asia. Then go to Luoyang.

[Meals: Buffet Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

[New Friendship Hotel - 4 star]

Day 10: Luoyang / Shaolin Temple

visit Longmen Grottoes and White Horse Temple. Then visit Shaolin Temple. Founded in the 5th century, the monastery is long famous for its association with Chinese martial arts and particularly with Shaolin Kung Fu.

[Meals: Buffet Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

[ Shaolin International Hotel - 4 star]

Day 11: Dengfeng / Kaifeng

Drive to Kaifeng, the capital of Ancient China. Visit Millennium City Park. Enjoy local cuisines for dinner.

[Meals: Buffet Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

[Zhongzhou International Hotel - 5 star]

Day 12: Kaifeng / Zhengzhou

Visit the ancient city of Kaifeng, then driver to Zhengzhou and visit Yellow River Scenic Park.

[Meals: Buffet Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

[Ramada Plaza Zhengzhou - 5 star]

Day 13: Zhengzhou / US

The tour guide will send you to the airport to fly home. You can also extend your trip and trip the high speed train from Zhengzhou to Guangzhou, or visit the other parts of China.

[Meals: Breakfast, In-flight meals]


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