2 Days Shanghai Xian Tour from Cruise Port: Shanghai City and Terracotta Warriors
This tour is suitable for the cruise travelers who have very limited time and want to cover the highlights of Shanghai and Xian including Yuyuan Garden, the bund, Terracotta Warriors, and Ancient City Wall. You will have nothing to worry about on this tour as all transfers, admission tickets, English-speaking tour guide, lunches, flights and hotel will be taken care of. Just pick the tour and leave the planning job to us.
Yuyuan Garden, Nanjing Road, Bund, Former French Concession, Shanghai World Financial Center, Terracotta Warriors, Ancient City Wall
Flight tickets + Private tour guide + Driver + Vehicle + Entrance tickets + Lunch + Hotel
AM: When you debark from the cruise ship, your guide will wait for you at the exit and take you to start Shanghai sightseeing. The first stop is Yuyuan Garden, a famous classical garden which was originally built by the owner as a place for his parents to enjoy a tranquil and happy time in their old age. Nearby the garden is Yuyuan Market, a bustling marketplace set in an old Chinese neighborhood with traditional architecture and shops selling everything from local snacks to various souvenirs. Next we will wander around Nanjing Road to see traditional department stores and optionally try some authentic Shanghai snacks. Then we will have a leisure walk at the Bund, admire buildings of various styles, enjoy the beautiful scenery, and listen to your guide explaining its history.
Noon: Lunch in local restaurant.
PM: After lunch, we will head to Former French Concession. This place still retains the air of old Shanghai and is a perfect place to learn the history of Shanghai from 1849 to 1943. Then visit Shanghai Old Street which combines sightseeing, shopping, entertainment and cultural exhibition. The last stop is Shanghai World Financial Center where you can enjoy magnificent views of Huangpu River.
At the end of the tour, we will transfer you to the airport for your flight to Xian. Upon your arrival in Xian, your driver will greet you at the exit of arrival hall by holding a name sign and drive you to downtown hotel.
AM: After breakfast, your guide and driver will meet you at your hotel lobby and start for the Terracotta Warriors. Known as the Eighth Wonder of the World, the Terracotta Warriors slept under the ground for 2,200 years before the accidental discovery by local farmers who were digging wells. The life-size terracotta warriors differ from one another in clothing, hairstyle, posture and facial expression. Since its opening to public in 1979, it attracts millions of people from all over the world each year and has become one of the things that represent China throughout the world.
Noon: Lunch in local restaurant.
PM: After a Chinese style lunch, we will drive back to Xian downtown to visit Ancient City Wall, the largest and best-preserved ancient city wall in China. It served as the military defensive system in ancient times, which can be traced back to the Tang Dynasty. After arriving at the City Wall, you can optionally choose to explore the wall by foot or ride a bike to enjoy the panoramic views of the city and take in 600 years of history whistling past your face.
Then it’s time to say goodbye to this ancient capital. Your guide and driver will escort you to catch the flight back to Shanghai. When you arrive in Shanghai, your driver will wait for you at the exit of the arrival hall by holding a name sign and transfer you to the cruise port. Our service will end here. Wish you a pleasant journey.
The core of our service is excellent travel guides. Over 20 years, we have built up a considerable professional guide team that is knowledgeable, attentive and flexible. The most experienced and reliable guides will be arranged for your unique China tour. Our passionate guide team is full of contagious enthusiasm and keen interest to share culture and history in a pleasant manner. We are always glad at your service to lead you to explore a real China and experience authentic local life in China.
Our Driver and Vehicle
The first mission of our service is to ensure you feel safe and comfortable during your travel. The vehicles we use are air-conditioned, clean and well-maintained. Our drivers are all licensed drivers with many years of driving experience. Moreover, we offer free baby seats for families with little kids.
Food is a very important part of Chinese culture. You won’t want to miss the opportunity to taste the real local Chinese food!
Buffet breakfast will be included in the hotel if you would like accommodation to be arranged by us. Having lunch at local restaurants close and convenient to the attractions you will visit, you would enjoy the local dishes in each city. Chinese style, Vegetarian or Muslim meals are all available. If you have any other diet requirements or allergies, please feel free to let us know, we will try our best to organize it.
For daily dinner, you are suggested to have it on your own when you are exploring each city in your own time, this way would be more flexible for you to choose food as per your interest and preference.