Want a tour to visit China during your shore excursion from Tianjin Port? See here. This China Shore Excursion tour will take you to unlock two of the best ancient Chinese capitals – Beijing and Xian, with a long history and splendid culture, these two cities boast many tourist attractions. Take this tour to explore Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Mutianyu Great Wall, Terracotta Warriors and Horses, Ancient City Wall and Muslim Quarter. For these 3 days, just immerse yourself in the splendid history, rich culture and amazing local cuisine!!!
*Skip the lines at the world largest imperial palace – the Forbidden City
*Shocked by the grand Terracotta Warriors and Horses to explore the long history of Xian.
*Discover the largest and best-preserved ancient city wall in China by cycling or strolling on it.
*Satisfy your taste bud by enjoying kinds of delicacies and feel a different culture in Muslim Quarter.
*Conquer the top Wonder of the World – the Great Wall of China at Mutianyu.
- Day 1: Tianjin Port – Beijing by Car (L)
AM: Upon your arrival at Tianin Port, our driver will pick you up from the exit gate by holding a welcome board with your name. Drive around 2.5 hours to Beijing city to meet the local English-speaking tour guide.
Noon: A local Chinese style lunch will be waiting for you!
PM: After lunch, your exploration begins with Tiananmen Square, the heart and symbol of Beijing and the largest city square in the world. The spacious square has been used for many public celebrations, ceremonies, and demonstrations for over a hundred years. Next we will pay a visit to Forbidden City, one of the largest and most completely preserved palace complex built of wood. It functioned as the imperial palace in the Ming and Qing Dynasties (1368-1912). 24 emperors of the two dynasties once lived here. After the tour, get transferred to local hotel for check-in.
Accommodation: Comfortable hotel in Beijing downtown
- Day 2: Beijing - Xian - Beijing by FlightTerracotta Warriors, City Wall, Muslim Street (B + L)
AM: At around 5am, our Beijing local driver will pick you up from hotel lobby, drive around 1 hour to the airport for your morning flight to Xian.
Upon arrival at Xian airport, the local guide and driver will be picking you up from the exit gate by holding a welcome board with your name. Your exploration begins with the famous Terracotta Warriors and Horses. 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 and visit Ancient City Wall, the largest and best-preserved ancient city wall in China, served as the military defensive system in ancient times. It was built in Ming Dynasty, AD 1379 on the base of the Tang City Wall relics. You can optionally choose to explore the wall by foot or ride a bike (cost on own, CNY45.p.p) to enjoy the panoramic views of the city and take in 600 years of history whistling past your face. Afterwards, if time permits, pay a short visit to Muslim Street, 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).
Finishing the tour, return to Xian airport for the night flight back to Beijing. After landing on Beijing airport, meet the local driver at exit of arrival hall and get transferred to hotel for rest.
Accommodation: Beijing downtown comfortable hotel
- Day 3: Beijing - Tianjin Port by CarMutianyu Great Wall (B+L)
AM: Today is your last day in Beijing. Please prepare your belongings in advance. In the morning, your guide and driver will meet you at your hotel lobby and drive about 1.5 hours to Mutianyu Great Wall. We will enjoy the urban and suburban scenery of Beijing city on the way. Mutianyu Great Wall is the most scenic part of Chinese Great Wall. It was built in the early Ming Dynasty at 1368 and stretches for 5400 meters. 90 percent of the Mutianyu is covered by vegetation. So in each season this part of the Great Wall will treat visitors with its unique scenery. If hiking is too much for you, cable car is available and optional.
Noon: After a great time on the Great Wall, we will have a lunch.
PM: Then your driver will transfer you to Tianjin Port. Our service will end here. Wish you a pleasant journey!
- Transportation: Beijing-Xian-Beijing economy flights
- Accommodation: 2-night centrally located hotels in Beijing
- Entrance tickets as mentioned in itinerary
- Meal: 2 breakfast included at hotel and 3 Chinese style lunches listed in the itinerary
- Guide: Excellent English-speaking tour guides in Xian and Beijing
- Private transfers in air-conditioned vehicle with licensed driver
- Travel Agency Liability Insurance during the tour
- Government taxes
- China Visas
- Any optional activity / battery car / shuttle bus inside the attraction
- Our package does not include travel insurance. Please purchase travel insurance before your trip for any unforeseen circumstance.
- Any item beyond “Price includes”
- Gratuities to guide and driver (recommended if you are satisfied with their services)