Wuhan ( Meals: -/L/- )
Depart from your hotel to visit the Guiyuan Temple, which is one of the four largest Buddhist temples in Hubei Province as well as an important Buddhist temple in China. It was first built in the early Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). Guiyuan Temple was destroyed and rebuilt several times in its history and the present temple dates from the early Republic of China (1912-1949). The temple is famous for its beautiful structures, Buddhist scriptures, The statues of Weito (the temple guardian) carved of oak, the 500 disciples of Buddha ( arhat ) with various looks and gestures. Then be transferred to the train station for next city.
Then visit the Yellow Crane Tower. Located near the southern end of the Yangtze River Bridge in Wuhan, the Yellow Crane Tower is the one of the four most famous towers in China. The tower inspired many ancient poets and artists. Now it is the symbol of Wuhan city. The original Yellow Crane Tower was first built in 223 A.D, but was destroyed and rebuilt many times in successive dynasties. The current reconstruction was completed in 1985. This tower is 51.4 meters high, is five-storied with yellow tiles and red pillars, overlapping ridges and interlocking eaves, more magnificent than the old one.
After having lunch at a nice local restaurant, visit the Hubei Provincial Museum. As one of the most important research and collection institution in Hubei province, established in 1953, the museum possesses a collection of 140,000 artifacts. Among of that, the most important are the musical instruments- a complete set of 65 ritual bells in different sizes. Enjoy the concert of ancient ritual bells.
This trip price includes:
-All meals as specified in the itinerary.
-Transfers among sightseeing scenic spots & hotels as specified in the itinerary by private car or coach with driver & English speaking guide.
-Entrance fees for sightseeing as outlined in the itinerary with English speaking guide
-Arrangements for the planning, handling, operational and communication charges.
The trip price does not include:
-Hotels accommodations and breakfast.
-Any meals which are not included in the " The trip price includes".
-Domestic flights, trains or buses, international air and train tickets for coming & leaving mainland China.
-Travel insurance in mainland China during the above travel period.
-Excess Baggage Charges.
-Personal expenses: The items of a purely personal nature such as drinks, laundry, tips to guides or drivers, FAX, telephone, excess baggage charges, or sightseeing or meals which are not included in the day to day itinerary.
-Insurance coverage of personal loss, illness or damages incurred during your trip.
-Gratuities, tips to guides and drivers.
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