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Private Day Tour to Shaoling Temple and Yellow River from Zhengzhou with Lunch

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Join this private day tour to Shaolin Temple and Yellow River Scenic Park from Zhengzhou. You will watch a kung-fu performance that displays amazing martial arts moves;  Discover the history and culture of the Shaolin Temple with your knowledgable tour guide; Admire the biggest pagoda forest in China; Take the air cushion ship to experience the "Mother River" in China at Yellow River Scenic Area. This private tour includes tasty local lunch, all entrance fee,  air cushion ship ticket, an English-speaking guide and transport by private vehicle. The tour contains no factory and shopping stops which keeps the focus on the main sites.

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Stop At: Monastero Shaolin (Shaolin Temple)

Following a morning pickup from your accommodation in Zhengzhou city center at 8:00am,  meet your private guide and hop aboard your air-conditioned vehicle. Heading directly to Shaolin Temple, which will takes about 1.5 hours. Your tour guide will explain the relate histories and stories along the way, feel free to ask any questions if you have!  Shaolin Temple is famous for Chinese Kungfu, first you will have a chance to witness the real Kungfu performed by Shaolin monks. As a UNESCO Site, the Shaolin Temple was first constructed in 495 A.D. Later, Emperor Xiaowen of the Northern Wei Dynasty (386-557) had the temple built to accommodate the Indian master Batuo. As Chinese Kungfu also originated from Shaolin Temple, it has been recognized as the origin of Chan Buddhism and the cradle of Kungfu. Accompanied by your knowledgable tour guide, you will get you know the histories and related stories about Shaolin Temple - culture, people and soul. 

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Pagoda Forest of Shaolin Temple

Afterwards, you will explore the Pagoda Forest which is a concentration of tomb pagodas for eminent monks and abbots of the temple. There are more than 240 tomb pagodas of various sizes from the Tang, Song, Jin, Yuan, Ming and Qing dynasties (618-1911), making it the biggest pagoda forest in China.  

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Yellow River

Enjoy a delicious lunch in the local restaurant, then heading to Yellow River Scenic Area (Approx. 1.5 hours drive).   Known as the mother river by all the Chinese people, the 5,464-kilometer (about 3,395 miles) Yellow River is the second longest in China after the Yangtze River. The Yellow River is the cradle of Chinese civilization, the spiritual home of the Chinese people. Spend some time in the park with your guide, your tour guide will explain the related histories and stories while walking. Then, take the air cushion ship to have a fun experience on the Yellow River.  After your fun day tour finished, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Zhengzhou.

Duration: 2 hour