Day 01 Beijing Pingyao （overnight train ）
Pick up from your hotel in Beijing and take the evening train train for Pingyao. Overnight night on train ( 4-bed cabin ).
Hotel: 4-bed cabin on train
Day 02 Pingyao Zhangbi Wang’s Family Courtyard Pingyao
Arrival at Pingyao Railway Station in the early morning, met and transferred to your hotel in the walled ancient city of Pingyao. After breakfast, drive south about 60km for Wang’s Family Courtyard. Wang’s Family Courtyard was once one of the richest family in Shanxi Province, very successful business man. It has hundreds of rooms to meet family needs. People are especially amazed by the architecture of the huge courtyard house from 300 years ago. Also from family city wall, you can see some old cave dwelling under the wall.
After Wang’s Family Courtyard, continue to drive north 20km to the restaurant by Zhangbi Village. You will have lunch in the local restaurant with yummy local foods on your own. After lunch, walk into Zhangbi Village to visit the ancient tunnels and the old village itself popularly known as Zhangbi Underground Castle. The Village has the oldest and longest tunnels in all China. With three sides facing gullies, one leaning on the mountains, Zhangbi Village was once an military fortified village with esily guided and difficultly attacked. After Zhangbi Underground Castle, back to Pingyao.
Meals: Hotel breakfast
Day 03 Pingyao Beijing （Overnight Train）
After breakfast, visit the Mingqing Street. Ming and Qing Street, also called Nanda Jie (South Avenue). It is one of the busy and interesting streets in which to experience ancient Chinese culture. It is 440 long, Ming and Qing Street used to be the commercial center of Pingyao ancient city.
Then visit the Ancient City Wall of Pingyao City. The city of Pingyao is one of the four remaining well-preserved ancient cities in China. The city wall has a perimeter of 6.4 kilometers and is over 12 meters high and 3.5 meters wide.
Continue to visit the Rishengchang Exchange Shop. It is the earliest bank in China, first opened in the 18th century. Rishengchang was the first money exchange shop in the history of China.
After lunch，visit Armed Escort Company Museum. It offers an eye-opening armed escort in protecting commerce. Cash moving from one area needed the armed escort firm to thwart thieving hands.
Finally visit County Government Office, an ancient city hall and law court. After the Pingyao tour, then transfer to Pingyao Railway Station for overnight train K610 (20:42 – next day 6:01 ) to Beijing. Overnight on train ( 4-bed cabin )
Meals: Hotel breakfast
Day 04 Arrival at Beijing
Arrival at Beijing Railway Station, met and transferred to your hotel in Beijing
No 103, Yabaoli, Chaoyang Distirct, Beijing, China
Mon - Sun 9.00 - 20.00
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