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8-day Historic China Tour

Tour code: ETC-Q108   

In this tour, you are taken to historic China, covering the most time-honored destinations: Tianjin, Bejing, Piangyao old town and China’s ancient capital Xian, along with Forbidden City, Great Wall, magnificent Terra Cotta army and so on.

Tour Date City Tour Brief
1 Tianjin Arrival in Tianjin, Porcelain House, Shi Family Compound
2 Tianjin / Beijing Ancient Culture Street, Goddess Palace, Nanshi Food Market, take a train to Beijing, Temple of Heaven
3 Beijing Coal Hill, Forbidden City, Hutongs
4 Beijing Mutianyu Great Wall, Yonghe Lamasery, Confucius Temple
5 Beijing / Taiyuan / Pingyao Take a train to Taiyuan, transfer to Pingyao, Jinci Temple,
6 Pingyao / Xian Pingyao old town, ancient city wall, Rishengchang Exchange Shop, Ancient County Government Museum, Temple of Town God, Ming Qing Street, Double Forest Temple, Qiao Family Compound, take a train to Xian
7 Xian Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses Museum, the old city quarters
8 Xian end of service

Day 1 Arrival in Tianjin (No meal)

On arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. After a rest, start your city tour with the visit to Porcelain House and Shi Family Compound, to appreciate the different building styles. 

Day 2 Tianjin / Beijing (B, L)

After breakfast, visit Ancient Culture Street, and Goddess Palace, and Nanshi Food Market. After lunch, transfer to take a speed train to Beijing. Visit Temple of Heaven. Then go to the hotel for check-in.

Day 3 Beijing (B, L, D)

After breakfast, visit Coal Hill, and have a panoramic view of the ancient capital, then explore the Forbidden City. In the afternoon, take a 3-wheel rickshaw tour to Hutong (Beijing’s traditional alleyways) to see the local Beijinger’s life. Enjoy Peking duck dinner at night.

Day 4 Beijing (B, L)

After breakfast at hotel, private escorted tour to Mutianyu Great Wall (round-way cable car), and Yonghe Lamasery and the Confucius Temple.

Day 5 Beijing / Taiyuan / Pingyao (B, L)

Take a high-speed train to Taiyuan (3.5 hours). Be met and transferred to have lunch, then drive to Pingyao Ancient town. En route, visit Jinci Temple.

Day 6 Pingyao / Xian by train (B, L)

Today, enjoy your visit to Pingyao old town, ancient city wall, Rishengchang Exchange Shop, Ancient County Government Museum, Temple of Town God and Ming Qing Street. Drive about 15 minutes and you will see the Double Forest Temple (Shuangli Si). Then head for Qiao Family Compound, which is a masterpiece of residential architecture of Ming and Qing Dynasty in North China. Later, take the train to Xian (about 3 hours). Arrive at Xian. Be met & transferred to your hotel.

Day 7 Xian (B, L)

After breakfast, drive to visit the famous Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses Museum. Then have a stroll at the old city quarters.

Day 8 Xian departure (B, L)

After breakfast, enjoy your visit to Small Wild Goose Pagoda, Xian Museum, Gao’ Family Compound and watch a local Shadow play. Then transfer to the airport and fly to your next destination.


As all of our holidays are tailor-made it isn’t possible to give anexact price on the web-site as the final cost is dependant on a number of factors. These include the number of people in your party, the season you travel, the standard of hotel (we offer a variety of standards from three-star to super-luxurious) and duration of your trip. However, as aguideline you should expect to pay from US$ for the opposite itinerary.

Included Services

Private transfers airport/hotel/airport;
Private tours escorted by an English-speaking guide;
Accommodations with daily breakfast;
Meals specified in itinerary as B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner;
Domestic flights and trains listed;
Admission fees.

Non-included Services,
Visa arrangement;
Excess luggage charge(the luggage allowance at economy class is 20kg);
Personal expense;
Any meals not specified as "B, L or D";

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