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Datong Tour

Datong locationDatong is the second largest city in Shanxi Province, situated in the far north, near the border with Inner Mongolia. Its renowned for the coal industry-large-scale coalmines, power stations and a huge locomotive factory are everywhere. Due to the large quantities of marvelous ancient sites, remnants of the citys glory days as the capital city of two non-Han Chinese dynasties in ancient times, Datong has been listed one of the hottest tourist cities in China.

Datong is surround by undulating mountains, Yu River running across from south to north, the topography slopes down from northwest to southeast. It is typical temperate continental climate, being dry and windy. The temperature varies greatly between day and night. The city had a frost-free period of 125 days a year, and received an average annual temperature of 6.4° and an average annual rainfall of 400-500 millimeters.

Through the ages it was an important garrison town on China's northern frontier and a center of cultural exchange between many nationalities. More than l, 500 years ago, during the fifth century, it was the capital of China. During that time, one of the great art treasures of China became part of this area, the magnificent carvings in the famous Yungang Grottoes.

China Great Travel offers customized Datong tours which including private Datong tour packages and group big bus day trips. The following tours are for your reference. There are many other tour attractions you can choose. We are always ready to tailor make a private and personal Datong tour package for you which can have more tourist destinations included: Beijing, Taiyuan, Shanghai, Hohot, Tianjin, Pingyao or Yangtse River. Just send us an email to get our travel expert help planning your China tour to Datong.

Private Datong City Tours

Yungang Grottoes 1 Day Private Datong Tour To Yungang Grottoes, Nine Dragon Screen And Huayan Monastery
Tour Code: Datong_01
Summary: In this tour, visitors will explore one of the three most famous stone carving arts in China - Yungang Grottoes which were built from 460-525 AD, they were listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2001.

Hanging Temple 2 Days Private Datong Tour To Yungang Caves, Nine Dragon Screen, Huayan Temple, Hanging Monastery And Yingxian Wooden Pagoda
Tour Code: Datong_02
Summary: This trip include all the highlights in Datong: Yungang Grottoes, Nine Dragon Screen, Huayan Monastery, Wooden Pagoda and Hanging Temple which hangs on the west cliff of a hill with over 50 meters above the ground.

Hanging Temple 6-Day China Tour To Beijing, Datong
Tour Code: BJT_02
Summary: Explore 800-year-old ancient capital of Beijing. Visit Datong which has been renowned for its Buddhist sites, as well as its proximity to Hengshan Mountain - one of the five Taoist holy mountains.

Pingyao 8-Day China Tour To Beijing, Datong, Taiyuan, Pingyao
Tour Code: BJT_03
Summary: During the Qing Dynasty, Pingyao was a financial centre of China. The ancient city is renowned for its well-preserved city walls, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Buildings in the town almost entirely from the Ming & Qing dynasties.

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