Bodhidharma Tour

Day 1
Arrive in Beijing. Meet in the airport and transfer to hotel. (IM)
Day 2
Visit the Lamasery Temple--Yonghe Palace, and Big-Bell Temple.(B,L,D)

Day 3
Take private coach to Bailin Temple (Cypress Grove Temple), the dharma seat of Zhaozhou (Joshu in Japanese), one of the most famous Zen Masters of Tang Dynasty. On the way, we will visit Yunju Temple and see the largest collection of Stone Inscriptions of Buddhist Sutras. Overnight at Bailin Temple. (B,L,D)
Day 4
Practise with the monks of Bailin Temple. (B,L,D)
Day 5
Practise with the monks of Bailin Temple. (B,L,D)
Day 6
Take private coach to Zhengding to visit Linji (Rinzai) Temple, Longxing Temple. Overnight at Bailin Temple. (B,L,D)
Day 7
After breakfast, take high-speed train to Luoyang. Upon arrival, visit the White Horse Temple, the oldest and ever-the-first buddhist temple in China. Overnight in Luoyang. (B,L,D)
Day 8
Visit Longmen Grottoes. Take private coach to Dengfeng, where Shaolin Temple is located. (B,L,D)
Day 9
Visit Bodhidharma Cave, Shaolin Temple, Kungfu Demonstration. (B,L,D)
Day 10
Bus back to Luoyang and take high-speed train to Sanmenxia. Take private coach to Kongxiang Temple to visit Bodhidharma's Stupa, where Bodhidharma is believed to be buried when he passed away in the 6th century. Overnight in Sanmenxia. (B,L,D)
Day 11
Take high-speed train to Xi'an. Visit the world-known Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses Museum. Overnight in Xi'an. (B,L,D)
Day 12
Visit the Wild Goose Pagoda and Cien Temple, where the great Traveller monk of Tang Dynasty--Xuan Zang lived and translated the sutras he brought back from India. Fly to Shanghai or Beijing or any port of exit to take your flight home. (B,L,D)
Day 13
Exit from China, the tour ends.(IM)

Notes:
1. Meal Codes: IM=Inflight Meal; B=Brealfast; L=Lunch; D=Dinner
2. Land-only Price: for 6-9 passengers, US$2349 per person, single room supplement US$690.for 10 or more  passengers, US$1989 per person, single room supplement US$550.
3. Terms and Conditions: available by email when reservation is confirmed and deposit paid.
4. How to book this tour: click on "Book A Tour/Customize A Tour" on home page for details.


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