Day 1 Beijing Arrival
Arriving in Beijing, our tour guide will hold a welcome sign with your name at the airport and transfer to your hotel in Beijing. Free for the rest of the day.
Day 2 Beijing
Attractions: Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Summer Palace (Breakfast, Lunch)
Our guide and driver will pick you up from hotel after breakfast. Then you will visit the famous Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City. After a short sightseeing at Tiananmen Square, you will walk across the Golden Water Bridge and come to the splendid Forbidden City built 600 years ago, where you will be impressed by the gorgeous imperial palaces and vast storage of historical relics. After lunch, visit the Summer Palace, the best preserved and largest imperial gardens in China. Afterwards escort back to your hotel.
Day 3 Beijing-Xian by Train Z19(20:43/07:58+1)
Attractions: Mutianyu Great Wall, Sacred Way, Ming Tomb, Bird’s Nest, Water Cube (Breakfast, Lunch)
At about 8:30am, our guide and driver will pick you at the hotel and begin the trip to the famous world’s heritage, the Mutianyu Great Wall which enjoys the best quality among all Wall sections in Beijing. If you want to reach the highest point, your guide will help you to buy the cable car tickets on spot. After lunch, after we go through the Sacred Way, come to visit Ming Tomb. On the way back to downtown, we will drive you to Bird’s Nest and Water Cube, where you can have a short stay to take some photos from outside. Transfer to Beijing West Train Station for overnight train to Xian.
Accommodation: Overnight Train
Mutianyu Great Wall
Day 4 Xian Arrival
Attractions: Shaanxi History Museum, Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Breakfast, Lunch)
Upon arrival in Xian, met by your driver and guide in Xian Train Station and transfer to visit Shaanxi History Museum, which displays the longest history of China. It possess a huge collection, ranking 6 in the whole museum of the nationwide. Afterwards go to visit nearby Big Wild Goose Pagoda, a well preserved ancient building and a holy place for Buddhists. It was build it to hold sutras and figurines of the Buddha that were brought to China from India by the Buddhist translator and traveler Xuanzang. At last, transfer to your hotel.
Shaanxi History Museum
Day 5 Xian Departure
Attractions: Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum, Xian Ancient City Wall, Bell Tower and Drum Tower Square (Breakfast, Lunch)
Our excellent English-speaking guide and the driver will pick you up from your hotel in Xian and then transfer you to Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses. Known as“the Eighth Wonders of the World”, the museum shows a surprisingly high level in sculpture, which is the most significant discover of the 20th century. The splendid scene and format will leave you an impressive memory. After lunch, continuing visiting Xian Ancient City Wall. It is the most completely preserved and the largest city wall in China. It was built for the military defense in the ancient time. Since it is cycling the city, visitors can ride a bike around the city wall. Last move on to visit Bell Tower and Drum Tower Square which sits at the center of the ancient city. Insides the Bell Tower houses a huge bell which was originally used to strike for time every morning in ancient times. Now it is seen as the symbol of Xi’an. After the tour, you will be transferred to Xian airport for flight to next destination.
Terracotta Warriros and Horses