Our guide will pick you up at the lobby of your hotel at around 09:00 in the morning. You will be escorted to the well-known Wang Family’s Compound in around 1.5 hours’ ride. It is a large and magnificent architectural complex originally built around 250 years ago. Lunch is on your own arrangement, and you can seek advice from our guide.
In the afternoon, the tour continues to Zhangbi Ancient Fortress where you will go through the maze-like underground tunnels. After that, we will drive you back. On the way, you will pay a visit to Shuanglin Temple, which is different from many other temples for it still maintains its very old character. Your private Pingyao tour ends as we drive you back to your hotel or see you off at Pingyao Railway Station.
Meals: No meals, advice freely available
Wang Family’s Compound
Located in Lingshi County in Shanxi Province, the Wang Family’s Compound is 35 kilometers (22 miles) away from Pingyao Ancient City. This luxurious residence was originally built during 1762-1811 by the descendants of the Wang Family. What makes this compound so impressive are the sheer size and gorgeous ornamental structures. It is like a mini walled city with more than 200 courtyards, each of them has its own distinctive features. The intricately carved wood doors, window casings, stairways, stone carvings, etc. could be found everywhere in the courtyards.
No 103, Yabaoli, Chaoyang Distirct, Beijing, China
Mon - Sun 9.00 - 20.00