2 Days Xian Terracotta Warriors Tour from Shanghai Cruise Port by Flights
Xian, one of the Four Great Ancient Capitals of China, boasts many famous historical sites such as the Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum, Ancient City Wall, and Big Wild Goose Pagoda. This two days tour by flight is a very good option for your Shanghai shore excursion to explore Xian top attractions and try authentic Chinese dishes, and fly back to Shanghai to continue your voyage.
Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Muslim Street, Xian Terracotta Warriors, City Wall
Private tour guide + Driver + Vehicle + Round-way flight + Entrance tickets + Lunch + Hotel
AM: When you debark from the cruise ship, you will see the Shanghai driver waiting for you at the exit by holding a name sign and then you will be transferred to Shanghai airport to catch the flight to Xian. Upon your arrival to Xian, the Xian local guide will greet you at the exit of arrival hall by holding a name sign and take you to start a wonderful time in Xian.
Noon: You will enjoy a Chinese style lunch.
PM: Visit isit Big Wild Goose Pagoda and Muslim Street. Big Wild Goose Pagoda is a well-preserved historical relic and a holy place for Buddhists. It was built to hold sutras and figurines of the Buddha brought from India by the famous Buddhist translator and traveler Xuanzang in the Tang Dynasty. You can optionally choose to climb up the pagoda to admire the precious Sarira and see the surrounding area from the top (cost on your own). The famous Muslim Street is a paradise for food lovers where you will find all kinds of delicious local snacks such as Biang Biang Noodle, Roujiamo (Chinese Hamburger), and Yangrou Paomo (Mutton and Bread Pieces in Soup).
At the end of the tour, your guide and driver will drive you to downtown hotel for a good rest.
AM: After breakfast, your guide and driver will meet you at your hotel lobby and start today from the No. 1 highlight of Xian: 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 symbol of 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 explore the wall by foot or optionally ride a bike (cost on your own, CNY45p.p) 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, the local 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.