Pingyao

itinerary

Day 1: Taiyuan

Arrive Taiyuan and drive approximately four hours to Pingyao. En route to Pingyao, you will stop to visit the Jin Ci Temple.  Overnight at a lovely traditional Chinese style courtyard inn.
Meals: Dinner
Lodging: Chinese Courtyard Inn

Day 2      Pingyao Ancient City
Today you'll walk along Pingyao's ancient city wall, and visit several of ancient courtyards and a complex of old private houses that have been converted into museums. Also visit the Qing Dynasty Yamen, or county magistrate's complex. Today's pace is leisurely, allowing you to absorb the atmosphere and relaxed ways of local life.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Lodging: Local guesthouse

Day 3     Jingsheng/Pingyao
Visit the 1,300-year-old Shuanglin Temple and Zhenguo Temple. After lunch, continue the drive to Jingsheng village in Lingshi County. Visit the Wang residence, the former living quarters of a prosperous local family. Spend about two hours wandering around before returning to your hotel for the night.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Lodging: Local guesthouse

Day 4 Pingyao/Onward
Transfer to the airport or train station in Taiyuan for your onward flight.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 2: Pingyao Ancient City

Today you'll walk along Pingyao's ancient city wall, and visit several of ancient courtyards and a complex of old private houses that have been converted into museums. Also visit the Qing Dynasty Yamen, or county magistrate's complex. Today's pace is leisurely, allowing you to absorb the atmosphere and relaxed ways of local life.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Lodging: Chinese Courtyard Inn

Day 3: Jingsheng/Pingyao

Visit the 1,300-year-old Shuanglin Temple and Zhenguo Temple. After lunch, continue the drive to Jingsheng village in Lingshi County. Visit the Wang residence, the former living quarters of a prosperous local family. Spend about two hours wandering around before returning to your hotel for the night.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Lodging: Chinese Courtyard Inn
 

Day 4: Pingyao/Onward

Transfer to the airport or train station in Taiyuan for your onward flight.
Meals: Breakfast
Lodging: None