Experience the splendor and opulence of ancient China Empire when exploring Nanjing and Xian, two of China’s historical capitals serving as the national heart and soul for a dozen dynasties. On this 6-day tour package, you’ll find remarkable remnants of China’s great civilization, in the form of Confucius Temple, Ancient Xian City Wall, Big Wild Goose Pagoda on the Silk Road and the legendary Terracotta Army, known as the Eighth Wonder in the world. Also head out on a trip to Mt. Hua, the most precipitous mountain in China, to enjoy a magnificent sunset.

Duration: 6 days & 5 nights

Travel Style: private tour

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Upon arrival, our local guide and driver will pick you up to the hotel selected. Free at leisure the rest of the day. You can take a leisure walk around your hotels.

Spend the whole day to explore some famous attractions in Nanjing. After breakfast, visit the Ming Xiaoling Mausoleum. Located at the southern foot of Mount Zijin in the eastern suburb of Nanjing, it is the burial site of the first emperor of the Ming Dynasty, Zhu Yuanzhang. Then go to the Mausoleum of Dr. Sun Yat-sen, it is the last resting place of the "Father of Modern China" both in mainland China and in Taiwan.

Afterwards, transfer to visit the Zhonghua Gate, which is a renowned ancient city gate in China and has the most complex structure of any city gate in the world.

Today’s sightseeing will ends at the Confucius Temple (Fuzimiao), it was a place to worship and consecrate Confucius, the great philosopher and educator of ancient nation. The beautiful Qinhuai River and bustling commercial streets nearby will make your trip more memorable.

Meal: B, L

Visit the migthy Confucius Temple in Nanjing

This morning, you will be transferred to airport to take flight to Xian. Arrive at Xian, you will be welcomed by your guide at the arrival hall in the Airport.

Drive 30min to visit Hanyang Tomb before transferring to hotel. Hangyang Tomb is a joint mausoleum of Liu Qi (188 -141 BC), the fourth emperor of the Western Han Dynasty, and his wife Empress Wang. The burial pits around the emperor`s tomb are the most important part. Adopting heated glass walls and tunnel to separate the relics and visitors into two areas of different temperature and humidity, visitors can see the excavated relics in short distance.

Meal: B, L

Today, we will first visit the Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses Museum. It is known as the eighth wonder of the world and a museum to display terra-cotta warriors and horses in Qin Dynasty. Drive back to downtown area and visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda. Situated inside Ci'en Temple (4 kilometers south of Xi'an City), it is one of the famous Buddhist pagodas in China. Later have a visit for the exterior of Bell Tower and Drum Tower, the symbol of Xi'an and of significant importance in Xian history. Then go to the Muslim Street, located at the heart of ancient city of Xian, next to the Drum Tower. It is the hub of the Moslem community in Xian City, and offers a variety of local flavor snacks.

Meal: B, L

Meet the Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses in Xian

You will go to Hua Mountain for one-day tour this morning. Hua Mountain is located in the Qinling mountain range, which lies in the south of Shaanxi province. As early as the second century BC, there was a Taoism temple known as the Shrine of the Western Peak located at its base. Taoists believed that there was a god of the underworld living in the mountain. Rely on your legs to conquer the steepest mountain in China and enjoy the magnificent sunset at the top of the great mountain. Transfer back to Xian after the tour.

Meal: B, L

In the morning, visit to the Ancient City Wall of Xian, the best-kept and biggest city walls in China. You may have a bike trip on the city walls (optional and on your own expense) and experience the old and modern Xian.

According to your flight schedule, transfer you to the airport on time. Head for your next destination. End of your 6-day Nanjing Xian tour.

Meal: B, L

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What's included

  • 1-on-1 Travel Consultant

    Your China based expert listens to your wishes carefully, provides professional advice, ensures unlimited itinerary revisions before done and 24/7 helpline service while traveling.

  • Private Local Guide and Driver

    Your guides are friendly, helpful and knowledgeable, and your drivers are professional, polite and patient. They are very flexible to accommodate your personal needs and happy to show you the local attractions, history, culture, foods and real life. 
    Private transfers from hotel to attractions, airport or train station are also included.

  • Accommodation to Suit Your Preference

    We hand pick hotels ranging from luxury 5 star, superior 4 star to comfortable 3 star. Luxury or cozy boutique hotels and budget guesthouses are also among your choices. You could decide where to stay to meet your taste and budget.

  • Gourmet Meals

    Most of the hotels we select offer both Western and Chinese buffet breakfast. Lunch and dinner included are arranged in selected restaurants to taste authentic Chinese cuisine and local specialties. Thus you may also have a unique food tour.
    Meals specified in itinerary as B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner.

  • Attractions and Activities Listed on the Itinerary

    Our city tour packages have included the (first/main) entry to all attractions and the expenses of activities on the itinerary (except the optional activities).

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