Pingyao Day Trips
Specializing in Private and Personalized Tours

Specializing in Private and Personalized Tours


All of guides and drivers are certificated from the local, so you do not need to worry about the things you do not know the Shanxi. You can send the any questions about Shanxi, even you did not book with us finally. we would be happy to provide consulting services for you.

All of tours are private tour with the good price and local price. Only you and your family. We do not put anyone you do not know in your tour.

Our guide and driver always give you the good recommendation of the hotel, restaurant, and tourist sightseeing.

The price of the tour and guide, we will talk and fix before you coming. You do not need worry that we will charge you more upon arrival. NO HIDDEN FEE! Our quotation will indicate the inclusions and exclusions very clearly.

About us  

About us  

Focus on Your Traveling Experience !

Pingyao Travel Guide founded in 2005, by me (Jonathan Zhang) who is the pingyao private english speaking guide for the foreign toursits from all of the wolrd. I explained the history of shanxi and provided the booking servcies for over 5000 toursits and get very good reviews recently in tripadvisor, And other good reviews on the paper. Now we have 6 guides ,Chinese speaking, English speaking and French Speaking.

We still focus on the Shanxi tour services, escpecially private tours and guide services to help the western toursits to understand and learn the knowledge about pingyao even Shanxi province. We also provide the fast train tickets booking, hotel booking, and transportation booking service. Not going to find the expensive one, just find the right one for you.

We know traveling is very expensive and cost much more time to select the itinerary, and you would like to spend limited time to see the sights and know the history of the sights as more as you like. So our servcie is your good choice. Because of we are the local guide, we know the more details and road direction, which sights are worth to see etc.

Booking the tour with us, you will save your money, time and know the a lot of history that you can not find from intenet, guide books.

One of our servcies will fit your requirement.

We accept the last minutes booking, you can use the whatsapp or wechat to send the message after you made the decision .

Payment is very easy, we accept the paypal payment.

Please Check out to see the many reviews and testimonials for Pingyaotravelguide. Book your specialty tour with us.

Enjoy your trip with us !

We accept the last minutes booking!!!

Best Selling Tours

Best Selling Tours

Discover the beauty with us by different way

Small  Group Guided Bike Tour to Shuanglin Temple

Small  Group Guided Bike Tour to Shuanglin Temple

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Highlights: Cycling to The Shuanglin temple from ancient city,                                Shuanglin Temple, Guided Tour

Start time:  08:30 am (daily)

Duration:  About 3 hours

Pax:  Minimum   2

         Maximum 15

Price: 175yuan/p.p  or  27USD/p.p


1. Bicycle for everyone.

2. one bottle water for everyone.

3. English Speaking Guide Service

4. Entrance fee of the Shuanglin Temple

5. Bike Parking Fee

Payment:  Paypal or Cash


Our guide will meet you at the center of the ancient city, The City Tower named Shilou in Chinese (See the picture 1) at 08:30, then show you the bicycle store to choose the bikes.

First, we will ride to the big south gate, Because of there are six gates, one south gate, one north gate, and two east gates, two west gates, we just call Pingyao ancient city is turtle city.

Then we will ride to the Shuanglin temple which is about 7 km far away from the old city, We will spend 40 minutes on the riding. Shuanglin temple is listed by the UNESCO since from 1997. Because of the over 10,000 colourful budda sculptures from Song, Yuan, Ming and Qing Dynasty. It is valuable to visit if you come to Pingyao. We will spend the 40 minutes to visit, to learn the history and philosophy of the Budda. After visiting the temple, we will ride back to ancient city on the same way, we will visit the south gate park and square, ride along the moat, get into the old city from south gate, and return the bikes back to the store. We will finish the tour there.

Pingyao  Highlights  Walking  Tour

Pingyao  Highlights  Walking  Tour

Travel with us, to know the Pingyao better

  • Tour code: PY_01

  • Available: Daily

  • Duration: 6hours

  • Starts/ends: On your request

  • Attractions: Rishengchang Exchange Bank, Ming and Qing Street, City wall, Confucius Temple, City God Temple, Ancient Government Building, Armed Escort Agency, Ancient government building.

Our guide will meet you at your hotel lobby at 08:00 or 08:30, then show you the ticket office to get the ticket for the museums we will visit later.

First we will visit the 700 years old City wall, We will climb up from south gate and have a walk on the wall. We are not sure how many km we can walk, because of the renovating of the wall. Normally we will walk from south gate to the Yunlu Exit.

Then visit the Confucius temple, there is a old building named Dacheng Hall which is over 840 years old. From outside, we can see the big wood joints to lift the big roof around the building which is named Dougong. Due to this design, there are less columns inside the hall for giving the big space for the statues and the prayer. We have chance to see the Confucius statue and learn the philosophy of Confucius.

If you like, you can pray for you and your children to get better study.

There is the Paper Cutting master named Wentao nearby the exit of Confucius temple. She is very smart and create the new style paper cutting with much more details and good wishes on it. Her products are made by hanks.

It is worth to visit and buy as a souvenir from Pingyao. From the table standing and wall hangings. Please remember, take the red one because of red is the traditional and happy color. But the white one is the best.

Then you can have coffee break or tea break if you need at Chummy coffee, after this, visit the City god temple (ChenghuangMiao) which is most beautiful temple inside the wall. Because of the roof is covered by the colourful glazed tiles.

There is not only city god and also the three money gods, Now you know why pingyao was the financial center.

Have a stroll in the alley to the Rishengchang exchange bank, which is the first bank all of china.You can not miss it.

After lunch, walk to the Ming and Qing street, this is the shopping street full of the stores on the both side of street. You can find alot things here , from post card to lacquered boxes, and wall panels. One more place to see, it is the Armed escort agency also named security and transport service for the business man before the bank founded.

We will finish the tour there, you can keep walking on your own or back to the hotel or even enjoy the foot massage.

Pingyao Impression Show ( You Jian Pingyao Yao )

Do you have a plan at night after dinner? If not, we have a recommendation for you. There is the show named You Jian pingyao also named (Pingyao impression) which starts at 19:00-20:30. We can help you book the ticket at good price. Please let us know when you booking this tour with us .

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