First you will go visiting the Shuanglin Temple, reputed to be the "ancient painted sculptures museum." It houses more than 2,000 colorful sculptures reflecting the exquisite skills of the artisans of the Song, Yuan, Ming and Qing Dynasties.
Later you will be transferred to the Pingyao Old City and visit the Ancient City Wall that around the Old city, Rishengchang Banks, and Ming and Qing Street.
Overnight at Tianyuankui Hotel in Pingyao or similar rated hotel
Day 2: Pingyao -- Taiyuan -- Beijing (B, L) Train D2006 1707/2039 or similar
After breakfast you will be transferred to the Qiao Family Compound, a classic example of the Northern style large family compounds.
Then you will visit the Jin Memorial Temple, a compound with halls, pavilions, and towers. It is famous for its rare large-scale classical garden and ancient buildings. The compound, a dazzling pearl of China, has been preserved as an important relic by the state.
In the afternoon, take the train back to Beijing. Arrangements back to your hotel will be on your own.