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Tour Overview

Chengdu, located in the center of Sichuan, is the political, economic, and cultural core of Sichuan Province. This is an ancient and mysterious capital city. While Xian is also an ancient capital city of Shaanxi province. This tour is designed for those who have very limited time and want to visit the essence of Chengdu and Xian. Take this 2-day Chengdu Xian tour to visit the Chengdu Panda Breeding Center, Wuhou Temple, Terracotta Warriors and Horses and Big Wild Goose Pagoda. If the advised itinerary can not match your schedule, we are more than happy to adjust and provide you a tailor-made tour.

Highlights of this tour:

1. Take a close encounter with the lovely baby pandas in Chengdu Panda Breeding Center.
2. Explore the most influential Three Kingdoms Heritage Museum in the country.
3. Shocked by the grand Terracotta Warriors and Horses to explore the long history of Xian.
4. Visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda which has over 1300 years history and preserves the Buddhist relics.
5. With private driver and English guide, as well as our 10+ years experience, you will love your tour and completely feel the magic of Chengdu and Xian.

Day-by-day Itinerary

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  1. At around 08:30, our English-speaking tour guide and driver will pick you up from the Chengdu downtown hotel, and your amazing exploration will begin!

    Commence your journey with a visit to the Chengdu Giant Panda Breeding Research Base, renowned for its commitment to the conservation and breeding of China's unique and endangered giant pandas. A highlight for most Chengdu visitors, the base offers an immersive experience with adorable pandas engaged in various activities—eating bamboo, playful interactions, and, of course, their endearing naps. Your knowledgeable guide will lead you through the expansive grounds, sharing insights about the pandas and assisting in capturing memorable photos. Following this, explore Wuhou Temple, a memorial dedicated to Zhuge Liang, the brilliant strategist of the Shu Kingdom during the Three Kingdoms Period (220-280 A.D.).

    After the sightseeing, you will be transferred to Chengdu East Train Station for a high-speed train to Xian. Meet the Xian driver and transfer to your hotel.

    Accommodation: Hotel booked by you

    Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding
    The pandas are chewing bamboo

  2. At 9:00 am, your guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel. Begin your journey with a visit to the Terra-Cotta Warriors and Horses Museum in Lintong District. Spanning 22,780 square meters across three pits, this museum showcases the extraordinary craftsmanship and sculpture of the terracotta warriors and horses. Regarded as one of the most significant archaeological discoveries of the 20th century, this site is an unmissable spectacle for every visitor to China.

    Terracotta Warriors and Horses Xian
    Terracotta Warriors photographed by our customer in April 2023

    In the afternoon, your next destination is the Big Wild Goose Pagoda, constructed in 652 A.D. during the Tang Dynasty to house Buddhist sutras and Buddha figurines brought back from India by Xuanzang. Surrounding the pagoda is a spacious square, divided into North and South Squares. The architectural design and statues showcase the Tang style, offering visitors a glimpse into the grandeur of that historical era. Explore the cultural and historical richness of this iconic site, reflecting the splendor of the Tang Dynasty.

    After the tour, you will be transferred to the train station/airport for departure.

    Big Wild Goose Pagoda Xian
    Big Wild Goose Pagoda

Tour Price Per Person ($=USD)

The price varies depending on the activity, number of people, travel date, and selected hotel. Please contact us for a specific price.

Price includes

  • Entrance tickets as mentioned in the itinerary
  • All transfers as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Air-condition car and driver, English-speaking tour guide
  • 2 Chinese-style lunches
  • 2nd class bullet train Chengdu-Xian
  • The above private escorted tour is customized for you, your family, or your friends exclusively. No other travelers will join your group

Price excludes

  • Accommodations
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities (Highly recommended)
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