Chinese Kungfu Experience
7-Day Kungfu Learning Experience in Shaolin Temple
A guide will meet you at the arrivals of Zhengzhou Airport and take you in a private car to Dengfeng, where you will attend the Kungfu School Entrance Ceremony, and settle in the school hotel.Your tour guide will accompany you the whole tour.
The ancient Songyang Academy at the foot of Taishi Mountain north of Dengsheng was one of the four Tang Dynasty academie. Zhongyue Temple was rebuilt in Qing Dynasty and looks remarkably like the Forbidden City.
Shaolin Temple, the birthplace of Wushu, is famous from the ancient legends. Monks display their skills in a small theater several times a day. Pagoda Forest nearby has a multitude of miniature brick pagodas built over centuries, each honoring a particular kungfu master.
Lunch in the Yongtai Nunnery includes only vegetarian dishes, but in the evening a Chinese dinner is available in the village.
Good to Know:
Zen Music Shaolin Grand Ceremony is an extraordinary outdoor show, where hundreds of monks together with village people perform aerial sword fights and synchronized fight formations woven into a story against a backdrop of mountains and water. Ask your travel advisor to book tickets for you if you are interested.
You will learn kungfu in the following three days. On this first day of the core training course you must select an area to concentrate on: Step Boxing, Baduanjin, Yijinjing, Xiao Hong Quan or Qigong. One or two other subjects can be chosen as optional extras.
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