Private Day Tour to Shaolin Temple from Beijing by Bullet Train with Kungfu Show

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From $398.00

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Departs: Beijing, Beijing

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Take one day to travel round-trip from Beijing to Shaolin Temple by high-speed train on this privately guided full-day tour. Your private guide picks you up in Zhengzhou and takes you to Shaolin Temple. You will have plenty time to watch a kung-fu performance that displays amazing martial arts moves, discover the history and culture of the Shaolin Temple with your knowledgable tour guide and admire the biggest pagoda forest in China. This tour includes Beijing to Zhengzhou round trip train tickets, tasty local lunch, all entrance fee, an English-speaking guide and transport by private vehicle.

What's Included

Bottled water

Entrance fee

Hotel pick up and drop off (Beijing downtown hotels only)


Private air-conditioned comfortable car

Private guide

Round trip bullet train fare

Train tickets

What's Not Included


Hotel pick-up does not include hotels in the outskirts. If your hotel is not in the downtown your guide will provide instructions on where to meet downtown

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 3
  • CHILD: Age: 4 - 10
  • ADULT: Age: 11 - 90

Additional Info

  • Passport name and number is required at time of booking for all participants (for getting your bullet train ticket in advance)
  • Please wear comfortable shoes
  • Passport name and number is required at time of booking for all participants (for getting your bullet train ticket in advance)
  • Please wear comfortable shoes

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Beijing West Railway Station
Your driver will pick you up from your Beijing city hotels lobby and take you to the Beijing West Railway Station. You will take the morning train to Zhengzhou, it takes about 2.5-3.5 hours to Zhengzhou.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Monastero Shaolin (Shaolin Temple)
Upon arrival, meet your friendly local tour guide, you will be transferred to Shaolin Temple directly (approx. 1.5 hours drive), on the way your tour guide will explain the related history of the Shaolin Temple, and you will enjoy the beautiful countryside view.

Once arrive at Shaolin Temple, you will stop at a local restaurant to enjoy a delicious lunch.

Shaolin Temple is famous for Chinese Kungfu, first you will have a chance to witness the real Kung Fu performed by Shaolin monks. As a UNESCO Site, the Shaolin Temple was first constructed in 495 A.D. Later, Emperor Xiaowen of the Northern Wei Dynasty (386-557) had the temple built to accommodate the Indian master Batuo. As Chinese Kungfu also originated from Shaolin Temple, it has been recognized as the origin of Chan Buddhism and the cradle of Kungfu. Accompanied by your knowledgeable tour guide, you will get you know the histories and related stories about Shaolin Temple - culture, people and soul.

4 hours • Admission Ticket Included

Pagoda Forest of Shaolin Temple
Afterwards, you will start to explore the Pagoda Forest which is a concentration of tomb pagodas for eminent monks and abbots of the temple.

There are more than 240 tomb pagodas of various sizes from the Tang, Song, Jin, Yuan, Ming and Qing dynasties (618-1911), making it the biggest pagoda forest in China.

After your Shaolin Temple tour finished, your tour guide will take you to Zhengzhou Railway Station for your train back to Beijing (approx. 2.5 hours). Once arrives, your driver will pick you up at Beijing West Railway Station and transfer you back to your hotel in Beijing City.

Note: You will take the train on your own, your local English speaking tour guide will meet you in Zhengzhou.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

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