Are you in the right place?

You're currently on our UK site

Visit one of our sites more local to you:

Mon - Fri 9:00am - 7:00pm
Sat 10:00am - 7:00pm, Sun 12:00pm - 6:00pm
01242 386 483
Call us
The holiday ideas on our website are just examples of the amazing trips we offer
Debbie Rawnsley

Platinum Travel Executive

01242 386 483

01242 386 483

Globe
Best time to go

March - May & September - November

Clock
Time difference

GMT +7 hours

plane
Flight duration

10 hours

map marker
Fly to

Beijing, Shanghai or Hong Kong

Tour the ancient city and architecture of Pingyao

Your Pingyao tour will reveal an ancient Han Chinese city that has been perfectly preserved. It has retained all its features to such an exceptional degree that it really does feel like stepping into the mysterious and hidden past of China.

Pingyao hosts some of the most well-preserved traditional architecture styles from the Ming and Qing dynasties. With a history stretching back beyond the 14th century the architecture here has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Inside the city the beautifully maintained Daoist Temple is just one of the many temples that your Pingyao tour will take in. The city is walled from the Ming period and you can walk along the ramparts to get a better view of the layout and organisation of the city. Built with rammed earth inside and brick and stone on the outside, these ancient city structures measure 10m high and are more than 6km long, representing an exceptionally large architectural undertaking.

Your Pingyao tour could be easily extended to take in Datong, one of China's famous historical and cultural cities. Here you will find majestic old temples standing for thousands of year, the Yungang Grottoes to the west of the city and the mystical Mount Hengshan, one of China's five sacred mountains.

Asia & Australasia team

From Tokyo's sacred shrines to the snow-capped mountains of New Zealand, our well-travelled team will craft the right itinerary for you
Meet the team

Still looking for inspiration?

We have a huge range of destinations, experiences and hotel options available.

Learn more about our luxury tailor-made holidays and unparalleled escorted tours to China

Interested in this destination?

Call us on 01242 386 483