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S-BJ15: 2 Days Private Pingyao Tour from Beijing

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Day 1 Beijing - Pingyao
Qiao Family’s compound
Ride a morning high speed train for around 4 hours from Beijing to Pingyao on your own, we will reserve the train tickets and deliver them to your hotel in advance. Upon your arrival, our guide will wait for you at Pingyao railway station ahead of the train schedule and transfer you to the hotel. 

In the afteroon, visit Pingyao Old City. Pinyao was originally built 2,700 years ago and expanded about 600 years ago in the Ming Dynasty, keeping a complete city wall, the old street layout and a group of featured buildings. The essence of Pingyao could be found while you are wandering along the Ancient Ming-Qing Street, namely the South Street of the ancient town. Here, you will find about one hundred various kinds of shops opened in old buildings, revealing the prosperous commercial atmosphere created by local merchants hundreds of years ago. Besides, you should focus on the Temple of the City God, Rishengchang Exchange Shop and Tongxinggong Ancient Bank Safeguard. It is worth to be mentioned that Rishengchang is one of the earliest exchange shops in China. Finally, you could climb up the well-preserved Pingyao City Wall which looks like a giant turtle.

Meals: No meals, advice freely available
Accommodation: Yide Guest House
Day 2 Pingyao Exit
Today we will drive you to visit the Qiao's Compound in Qixian County. It is a castellar ancient residence complex in north China constructed by the local Qiao's family from 1756. The compound covering an area of 4,175 square meters was built with 313 rooms and blocked from outside world. Nowadays, it is treasure house to research the local residence, various kinds of brick and wood carvings as well as delicate murals. 

While your private tour ends, see you off at railway station and hope you have a pleasant onward journey.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast
Tour Prices
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  • Prices are per person in US Dollars based on double occupancy.
  • Any parts of the itinerary e.g. tour length, activities & hotels can be tailored to your individual interests.
Price Includes
  • Hotel accommodation with western buffet breakfasts
  • Train fare of Beijing/Pingyao
  • Private English-speaking guide
  • Private driver & air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance fees to tourist sites
Price Excludes
  • International airfares
  • Lunches and dinners
  • Entry visa fees
  • Tips or gratuities for guide and driver
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Questions & Answers
Asked by vanson thieu from UNITED STATES | Jun. 27, 2018 16:35Reply
Do we qualify for 144hr transit visa when visiting Beijing for 3days then going to Ulan Bator
From Hanoi to BJ by train Stay in BJ for 3 days then going to Mongolia by TransMongolia train. Thank you
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Answered by Taylor from CANADA | Jun. 28, 2018 04:39

Yes, according to this situation, you can enjoy the 144hr transit visa.
Asked by char from USA | Mar. 02, 2018 08:54Reply
Do you suggest a bike tour through the hutongs?
I enjoy this in many cities; will be there april 14,2-18
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Answered by Monica | Mar. 04, 2018 21:22

Yeah, bike tour among Hutongs is a good idea. You can rent a public bike or use dockless bike sharing. The Shichahai area with many Hutongs is recommended.
Asked by Linzy from USA | Nov. 30, 2017 14:06Reply
Beijing airport International terminal? Sleeping rooms with shower
Flying into PEK overnight layover but do not want to leave terminal just want to lay flat and sleep for a few hours before heading to another international flight
Can anyone help us? A married couple
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Answered by Brace from UK | Nov. 30, 2017 21:12

You can stay in the Hourly Lounge in the second floor of west of Arriving Area inT3 or in the east of International Departure area.
Asked by Alex from UKRAINE | Jul. 29, 2017 15:56Reply
How much would it be for a taxi at 3 am from Beijing International Airport to West Railway Station?
Thanks for your answers!
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Answered by Ann from UK | Jul. 30, 2017 20:42

As I know, the taxi fare may be around CNY140-160 at 03:00am.
Asked by Jack from IRELAND | Jun. 13, 2017 11:23Reply
Is the Beijing Yonghe Lamasery open on Mondays in July?
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Answered by Nancy from CHINA | Jun. 13, 2017 20:55

Yes, it is open on Mondays. The opening time is from 09:00 to 16:30.
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