Day 1 Xian Arrival (No Meal)
Upon arrival in Xian, Our driver will greet you at Xian airport by holding a welcome board with your name. Then the driver will transfer you to hotel in downtown Xian. The rest day is free for you.
Day 2 Xian
Attractions: Terracotta Warriors and Horses & Qin Shi Huang Mausoleum, Bell and Drum Tower Square (we will view from outside), Great Mosque, Muslim Quarter (Breakfast + Lunch)
In the morning our local guide will pick you up from hotel lobby and then transfer to visit the most famous and must-be see spot the Terra-cotta Warriors Museum. Famed of the eighth miracle of the world, the marvelous excavations in different underground 3 vaults show a surprisingly high level craftsmanship in old days. After lunch, you will pay an outer visit of Qinshihuang Mausoleum. Then transfer back to city area to visit the Bell Tower & Drum Tower Square. From the square you will enter the Muslim Quarter where you will meet lots of local food and snacks. In the end the Muslim Quarter you will visit Great Mosque. Then end today’s tour and back to hotel.
Terracotta Warriors and Horses
Day 3 Xian
Attractions: Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Small Wild Goose Pagoda Scenic Area, Xian Ancient City Wall (Breakfast + Lunch)
Our guide will pick you up from hotel lobby in the morning. First we visit Big Wild Goose Pagoda which was originally built to hold sutras and figurines of the Buddha that Xuanzang brought back to China from India. Now surrounding the Big Wild Goose Pagoda there builds a big Garden, where people can have a retreat at there. Then you will climb the 600 years old City Wall. Descending the city wall you will visit Small Wild Goose Pagoda Scenic Area. The whole scenic area takes the look of Chinese garden. Then back to hotel.
Day 4 Xian-Mt. Huashan-Xian
Attractions: Mt Huashan (Breakfast)
After the breakfast, our English-speaking tour guide and driver pick you up from your hotel at 8:30am. We will arrive at the Mt. Huashan at 10:30am. We would like to suggest you to prepare some food and bottled water for the whole climbing. The lunch is on your own since there is no restaurant on mountain top. Arriving at Mt Huashan, we will take a cable car to the North Peak. At the North peak, our guide will leave you for free to enjoy the beautiful mountain scenery. In the afternoon met your guide at North Peak and take the cable car down to meet your driver and then drive back to hotel in Xian.
Day 5 Xian-Luoyang
Attractions: Longmen Grottoes, Luoyang Museum (Breakfast + Lunch)
In the morning, our driver in Xian will pick you up in your hotel and drive you to the train station. You will take the morning high-speed train from Xian Railway Station to Luoyang. Upon your arrival in Luoyang, our local professional guide will meet you at the railway station. A private car will drive you to visit the Longmen Grottoes, which is a treasure house of ancient stone-carving art more than 100,000 stone statues here, varying from 2-centimeter to 17.14-meter high, and extending for about 1,094 yards along both banks of Yi River. In the afternoon transfer to down Luoyang to visit the Luoyang Museum which is a historical museum of China and houses over 1,700 cultural and historical relics in 5 showrooms — a presentation of 5 different social development periods such as the Primitive Society, the Slavery Society, and the Feudal Society. Then check in at hotel in Luoyang.
Day 6 Luoyang-Xian Departure
Attractions: White Horse Temple, Shaolin Temple (Breakfast + Lunch)
The tour guide and the driver will meet you at hotel and then ransfer to visit the White Horse Temple. Established by Emperor Mingdi in the year 68 AD, it is the first Buddhist temple in China and enjoys the reputation of the No.1 Ancient Temple of China. Next, we will move on to visit the Shaolin Temple which is well-known for the birthplace of Chinese Zen Buddhism and Shaolin Martial Arts .You cannot wait for watching the Kongfu Show performance as the saying goes ‘All martial arts (gongfu) are from Shaolin. The Shaolin martial arts are an important part of the relics. Transfer to train station for fast train to Xian. Arriving in Xian met by our driver and you will be transfer to Xian airport for homeward flight.
White Horse Temple