Experience the best of Luoyang when you take this full trip to the enigmatic Longmen grottoes and the Shaolin martial arts temple - an experience you will never forget!
Longmen Grottoes and Shaolin Temple Trip
We will pick you up from your hotel at 9 a.m and set off for Luoyang's most iconic landmark: the Longmen Caves. One of the most important sets of caves in China, it is home to more than ten thousand Buddhas statues of all shapes and sizes.
As we explore this UNESCO recognized World Heritage Site, we will hear all the fascinating details of each cave and the importance of the Buddhist religion for the dynasties that have ruled China over history.
Without losing the rhythm, our tour continues at the magnificent Shaolin Buddhist temple, one of the most famous in all the Far East. Dating back to the 5th-century, this was the original Shaolin Kung Fu temple and has laid the foundation for martial centers all over the world ever since.
Here you will learn about the fundamental aspects of Buddhism and the lifestyle of the monks who have worshipped in this temple over history. When this amazing experience finishes at the end of the afternoon, we will take you back to your hotel in Luoyang.
This is a private tour organized for you and your partner, friends or family.
Private Tour in English
Up to 3 peopleUS$ 297.4
Up to 5 peopleUS$ 333.4
Up to 7 peopleUS$ 369.4
Up to 9 peopleUS$ 430.7
Up to 12 peopleUS$ 512.6
The tour is exclusively in English.
Hotel pick up and drop off.
English speaking guide.
Transport in air conditioned vehicle.
Tickets for the Longmen Grottoes (120 Yuan/€15 euros approx.).
Entry to the Shaolin temple (80 Yuan/€10 euros approx.).
When to book?
Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.
If there are still places available, you can book until the previous day (local time in Luoyang).
Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.
Frequently asked questions
Q - How to book?
A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.
No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).