Day 01 Pingyao Qikou
Picked up from your hotel in Pingyao in the morning, escorted by our English speaking tour guide, drive westward for about 220km and get to the old town of Qikou. You are arranged to stay overnight in a 300-year-old courtyard – Qikou Guesthouse. The facilities of Qikou Guesthouse is very basic without bathing towels, so be well prepared for the lodging condition in Qikou.
The whole afternoon will be focused on the old Qikou Town. Qikou ancient town is situated along the west edge of Yellow River. For its special port situation, Qikou ancient town attracted many merchants centuries ago. Houses in the style of Ming and Qing Dynasty stand along the streets, which are granted as the first views in Qikou Ancient Town.
Day 02 Qikou Pingyao
After breakfast，drive about 7km up to Lijiashan Village. Lijiashan is a still-inhabited ancient caved village, where hundreds of caves scale nine different levels of a hillside, it’s possible to find whole communities made up entirely of cave dwellers. People have been living in caves in Shanxi for around 5000 years. Lijiashan is a perfect place to experience the cave houses with history of over 500 years.
Late afternoon, transferred back to the city of Pingyao.
Meals: Hotel breakfast
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