This is an amazing 4 days private tour of Xian with your family and kids. Meet thousands of Terracotta Warriors and horses to unveil China’s prehistoric dynasty. From the bustling Muslim Quarter and small alleyways, you will mingle with the locals to eat local foods and witness local life. There are museums for parents and children to be embraced by history and learn something old yet new. Moreover, your family can experience unique and fun actives – making mini clay warrior, biking centuries-old city wall, make dumpling with local family

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Upon you arrival in Xian, China’s historic capital, you will be met at the airport or railway station. Transfer to hotel check in. Leisure time will be arranged on your own.


  • Evening food tour by Tuk Tuk - wind through Xian’s streets and secret alleys by tuktuk to taste the most authentic food of Xian, sharing the gastronomic delight with the locals.

After breakfast, you will be picked up at your hotel and transfer to visit the Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum. The Terracotta Warriors and Horses is famed as the 8th Wonders of the World. Meet this magnificent collection of terracotta sculptures that reproduce the glory of the powerful dynasty of Qin Shi Huang (the first Emperor of China).

Then your guide will take you to a cave dwelling to visit a local family, where you can learn how to make a small clay warrior, a great fun for both parents and kids.

This afternoon you will be taken to see the old city wall of Xian which form a circumference of 9 miles with a gateway and watchtowers on each side. Initially built in Tang Dynasty, through most sections of the wall has been restored or even rebuilt and it stands at 12 metres high. Cycling on the city wall will give your family great views of the city.

  You May Want to Know  

  • The weather in Xian is drier compared to other southern cities of China, so it is better to bring some water, use moisturizers and sunblock, wear a hat and sun glasses to protect your skin from the sun burns.

Meal: B, L

Xian family tour

This morning your family will learn more about Chinese history by visiting the Shaanxi History Museum first. It is one of the most important museums in China, the best representative of the region, a feast for your eyes,. Afterwards, you’ll have a happy family time - discovering the secrets of ancient Chinese recipes whilst learning how to make Chinese dumplings at a local family’s house. At the end of your experience you will get to enjoy your creations for lunch. This afternoon you will visit the Muslim Street, get close to Muslim people and their life. Besides, on this popular food street, you’ll find traditional dishes and special snacks. And the visit the Great Mosque, built in a Chinese architectural style and most of the grounds are taken up with gardens.

  You May Want to Know  
  • The Moslem Street can be quite busy during weekends and holidays, especially the evening, so you’d better prepare to twist your way through the crowd

Meal: B, L

Make dumpling in Xian

After breakfast, your private guide and driver will accompany you to the Hanyang Tomb, which is a joint mausoleum of Liu Qi (188 -141 BC), the fourth emperor of the Western Han Dynasty, and his wife Empress Wang. It is located at Zhanjiawan Village, near the airport. A large amount of colored pottery figurines and other items are displayed here.

According to your family's flight or train departure time, we will transfer you to airport or railway station on time. Your 4 days XIan discovery tour ends.

Meal: B

Extend the Tour

Beijing: the dynasty capital of China, with numerous historical sites and ancient marvels. Extend your Xian family tour to Beijing for world heritages: the Great Wall, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace.

Shanghai: the most dynamic cosmopolitan city in China. Add 2-4 days to experience its colonial history and dramatic modernity: the Bund, Yu Garden, Shanghai World Financial Center Tower, and Old French Concession.

Guilin: the most beautiful place in China featuring amazing karst landscape and laidback rural countryside. Allow your family for another 3-4 days for: Li River cruise, Yulong River bamboo rafting, cooking Chinese foods, biking country roads.

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 Suite 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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