Day 1 Xan Arrival
Upon your arrival, our English speaking tour guide will meet you at airport by holding a welcome board with your name and then transfer to hotel. The rest of the day will be free.
Chinese Calligraphy Learning
Day 2 Xian
Attractions: Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum, Small Wilde Goose Pagoda, Xian Museum, Chinese Calligraphy Learning, Muslim Quarter (Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner)
In the morning at 08:30 our guide will pick you up from hotel lobby and start the tour with Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum. Known as “the eighth Wonders of the world”, the museum shows a surprisingly high level in sculpture, which is one of the most significant discovers of the 20th century. You will find it’s difficult to find two terracotta figures that have the same appearance, or the same hairstyle or any other details. You will learn much about background information from our guide. Then you will drive back to downtown Xian to have lunch and then visit Small Wide Goose Pagoda, one of the two survived buildings from the Tang Dynasty (618-907). In the scenic area you will also visit Xian Museum where you will have a glimpse of the city’s history. Next you will have a short Chinese calligraphy lesson and learn to write with Chinese writing brush in the scenic area. At last the guide will lead you to Muslim Quarter to explore the famous and colorful food street in Xian. After the visit here you will have dinner and then be escorted back to hotel.
Terracotta Warriors and Horses
Day 3 Xian
Attractions: Huxian County, Ancient City Wall (Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner)
In the morning at 08:30 meet your guide at hotel lobby. Today you will visit Huxian County to feel country life and appreciate peasant paintings. When visiting peasant family, the peasant painter will give a brief introduction of Huxian Peasant Painting and will show you how a peasant painting is created. In the paintings storeroom you will see many finished paintings. Moreover you will have chance to see and participate a short traditional Chinese style Lion Dance in the village. If you visit the county in school term period, you will visit a local primary school to talk with local pupils.
Afterwards drive back to downtown Xian to have lunch. In the afternoon, pay a visit to ancient Xian City Wall, the largest and best preserved ancient city wall in China. The guide will introduce how it worked as the effective military defensive system in cold weapon times. After that you will ride a bike on city wall to explore it for about 1 hour. Going down from the City Wall you will be escorted to have dinner and then back to hotel.
Day 4 Xi’an Departure
Our guide will meet you at confirmed time according to flight schedule and escort you to Xi’an airport to help with luggage check in. After your security check the guide will leave. Service ends.