Asia Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Nice Places between Pingyao and Xian.

Jump to last reply

I am planning to spend a few days in Pingyao in April; travelling from Beijing via Taiyuan by D and K trains. After that we intend going to Xian by day train.

The journey is about ten hours, so we would like to break it into two or three parts.

I am seeking advice of pleasant towns on that route which would be nice for a senior English-speaking couple (no Chinese beyond the basic civilities) to spend a few relaxed days in. If they have a local historic or scenic attraction, that would be a bonus. We would need a hotel with Western en-suite toilets but would prefer smaller not-too-modern towns to the big polluted cities.

The possible rail stops en-route are:

Jiexiu
Lingshi
Huozhou
Hongdong
Linfen
Houma
Wenxi
Yuncheng
Yongji
Jishan
Hejian
Hancheng
Fenglingdu
Huashan
Weinan

TIA, Cheers, Alan

11 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

  • Announcement: Writers Needed for Morocco Guidebook
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Apr 11, 14 at 05:51 PM
View all Asia activity »
  1. 1 osaka to kobe frrom ship to ship
  2. 2 12 day split between Beijing and Shanghai
  3. 3 Biting the India bullet...well, maybe...
  4. 4 Japan, japan
  5. 5 Have you stayed at Outrigger Laguna Beach Resort Phuket?
  6. 6 Trip Report Bangkok, Luang Prabang, Luang Say, Chiang Rai, Singapore (but no Siem Reap)
  7. 7 Flying from place to place in Asia - here's our plan with questions
  8. 8 Trip Report April in Bangkok, again!
  9. 9 Hong Kong restaurants
  10. 10 Problems at 12,000'
  11. 11 GOING TO SE ASIA , NEED HELP
  12. 12 Hotels in Hong Kong
  13. 13 India for 2 weeks in December/January
  14. 14 Drinking cheap in Singapore
  15. 15 Has anyone done a houseboat trip in Kerala
  16. 16 Bali trip - Places to visit outside of Bali / SE Asia
  17. 17 Sixteen Day in South Korea
  18. 18 SE Asia July/August - more itinerary advice needed
  19. 19 what gifts to take to host in Cambodia from the U.D.
  20. 20 Recs for Tokyo hotels
  21. 21 How safe is Delhi/India
  22. 22 Malaria
  23. 23 Vietnam and coffee
  24. 24 I'm going to Japan!
  25. 25 Living in Bangalore, India for 12 months. How to handle Malaria?
View next 25 » Back to the top