Overview

As the starting place of ancient Silk Road and once China’s capital for over 1000 years, Xian is one of the best historical destinations in China. On 5 days Xian tour, unveil this ancient kingdom’s turbulent yet glorious past, and discover incredible ancient wonders and ruins, including Terracotta Army and Big Wild Goose Pagoda. Then take one day bullet train tour from Xian to Luoyang, another capital in history, to explore Longmen Grottoes and more China’s cultural sites. 

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Upon your arrival at Xi’an airport or rail station, you will be greeted by your private tour guide holding a sign with your name at the exit. With the window view, you will be transferred to the hotel booked in prior. Your tour guide will help you with the check-in procedure.

Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum is without doubt one of the must-visit sights of China. This morning, with the escort of your guide, head off to the outskirts of Xi’an to the site of the Terracotta Warriors and Horse. Spend around two hours there, to visit the buried army of terra-cotta warriors and the bronze chariots entombed in vast underground vaults at Emperor Qin's tomb since 2200 year ago. Back to the city, you will continue your tour with a visit of Bell Tower, which is the largest and best preserved of its kind. End today’s tour with a visit to the City Wall, the best-kept and biggest city walls in China.

Meal: B, L

Terracotta Warriors and Xian City Wall

As one of the main museums in China, Shanxi History Museum has a large collection of unearthed precious artifacts which have been unearthed from Shanxi province. After the visit in Shanxi History Museum, you will be transferred to visit the Small Wild Goose Pagoda, an important cultural relic. It’s less visited than the Big Wild Goose Pagoda, so it offers a more peaceful atmosphere for admiring the symbol of ancient Xi’an. Also get one class here to learn how to write Chinese characters with brush pen which was used in ancient China. Later go forward to Grand Mosque and Muslim street before back hotel.

Meal: B, L

Wild Goose Pagaoda and Shaanxi History Museum

Morning be met at hotel and transfer to Xi’an railway station, take a high speed train to Luoyang. Be met by Luoyang tour guide and then start your visits to Longmen Grottoes firstly. As one of the three most famous ancient stone sculptural sites in China, there are more than 100,000 statues in the grottoes. Later go forward to Museum of the Six-horse Carriage for the Emperor, an ancient burial site, with a history of more than 2000 years. Luoyang is well known by peony flowers, so Wang Cheng Park can’t be missed in April and May. After the tour, back to rail station for a high speed train back Xi’an.

Meal: B, L

Longmen Grottoes

At an appropriate time, you will be privately transferred to airport or rail station for your next destination. End of your Xian Luoyang tour in 5 days. 

OPTIONAL ACTIVITIE

  • Hanyangling Tomb - It is a cultural relic different from Terracotta Warriors and horse museum. The mausoleum is neatly arranged, centered with the emperor's tomb, revealing the strict hierarchical social structure
Meal: B

Extend the Tour

Dunhuang: A legendary city on the great “Silk Road, featuring numerous historical sites. Add 2-4 days to Dunhuang to discover Sing Sand Mountains, Mogao Grottoes, the Great Wall of Han Dynasty

Lhasa: a timeless holy city on Tibet Plateau, with sublime, wild nature. Extend Xian tour to Lhasa for another 3-5 days to discover Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Yamdrok LakeBarkhor Street.

Jiuzhaigou: It appeals to world travelers with its amazingly beautiful scenery. Extend your Xian tour to Jiuzhaigou for another 3-4 days and discover a heaven on earth.

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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