Highlights

This classic Xian tour itinerary in 3 days allows you to experience the intriguing history of ancient China. The Chinese historic capital used to be a prestigious center of the world and the eastern start of the Silk Road, and today still retains a wealth of ancient sites and ruins, including the legendary Terracotta Warriors and Horses. But there are more to see and explore, China’s longest city wall, Wild Goose Pagoda, Shadow Play, bustling food street, unique life style… - all in the Xian highlight tour!

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Upon you arrival, be met at the airport or rail station. Then transfer with a private vehicle to check in to your hotel in the downtown. On half day Xi’an City tour you will visit the Ancient Wall, the best-kept and longest city wall in China. It was built during the period of the Hongwu Emperor Zhu Yuanzhang as a military defense system in Ming Dynasty. Then you will visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda, the city emblem, which was first built in Tang Dynasty for the storage of Buddhist scriptures taken from India by Monk Xuanzang. Transfer back to your hotel.

OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • Cycling on the Ancient City Wall - You can rent a bike at City Wall on your own for 1.5-2 hours’ cycling. What an unforgettable experience. Besides, you can know more about the City Wall. 

Ancient City Wall

Enjoy the fantastic tour to visit the Terra-Cotta Warriors and Horses in the morning. One of the most important archaeological finds in the 20th century, this was a great army of cold weapon area. The terra-cotta warriors and bronze chariots was built to protect Emperor Qinshihuang after he died and has been buried in vast underground vaults since 2200 year ago. After lunch, transfer back to downtown. Visit the Bell Tower, which was built in 1384, the largest and best preserved of its kind in CHina. Then you will transfer to Muslim Quarters, where you will enjoy the Chinese Shadow Puppet Show. A traditional folk art, it is also known as Shadow play show or lantern play show. It is a folk drama in which characters are silhouetted by candles or burning alcohol illuminating animal skins or cardboard to perform the interesting stories. Then you will visit the Grand Mosque, a Chinese architectural style and most of the grounds are taken up with gardens, except for some Arabic lettering and decorations, the mosque has neither domes nor traditional-style minarets.

OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • Tang Dynasty Singing and Dancing Show - A wonderful performance of the ancient music and dance. This is also a good way know more about the ancient Tang dynasty and some more history and art of that period.

Meal: B, L

Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses

After breakfast, you will transfer to visit the Shaanxi History Museum. One of the most important museums in China, it boasts a large collection of unearthed cultural & historical relics from around Xi’an and surround parts of China. According to your flight or train schedule, transfer you to the airport or rail station on time. Head for your next destination. End of your 3 days Xian tour.

Meal: B

Shaanxi History Museum relics



What's included

  • Guide

    Private tours escorted by an English-speaking guide.

  • Meals

    Meals specified in itinerary as B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner.

  • Transport

    Private transfers airport/hotel/airport.

  • Accommodation

    Accommodations with daily breakfast.

  • Other

    Domestic flights and trains listed.
    Admission fees.

  • Visa

    Visa arrangement. Please consult the local Chinese Embassy or Consulates-General first for the tourist visa.

  • Other

    Excess luggage charge(the luggage allowance at economy class is 20kg).
    Personal expense.
    Any meals not specified as "B, L or D".
    Gratuities to guides and drivers.

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