3D2N Xi’an Private Trip: History Exploration & Tang Costume Experience
Boasting over 3,000 years history, Xi’an always impress visitors with a large amount of historical and cultural heritage sites. During this 3-day Xi’an itinerary, you will be guided to all the highlights of this ancient capital city, like City Wall, Muslim Quarter, Bell Tower, and the world-renowned Terracotta Warriors, etc. It is like a time travel when you wear the Tang Dynasty Costume and walk among many Tang Dynasty-styled architectures.
Highlights of this tour: *Relish a nice evening walking tour to visit Bell Tower, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, appreciate the wonderful music fountain show. *Dress in the costume of the Tang Dynasty and experience glorious Tang culture. *Uncover the mysterious veil of the unparalleled Terracotta Warriors and Horses from 2,200 years ago, to find out how did Emperor Qinshihuang built such an amazing miracle. *Jump up a bike to cycle around the ancient City Wall while enjoying a bird view over the city. *Experience the authentic Xi’an food in Muslim Quarter. *Enjoy leisure sightseeing in Yuanjiacun Village to explore the traditional folk culture and food.
English speaking tour guide + Driver + Vehicle + Entrance fee
Please make your way to Xi'an airport (please arrive between 11 am - 1 pm). When you arrive at Xi'an airport, the local tour guide and driver will pick you up from the exit gate by holding a welcome board with your name. Drive around an hour to Xi'an downtown hotel for a short rest. Then embark on a Xi’an nightlife trip.
Enjoy a leisure night sightseeing around the Bell Tower & Drum Tower Square. Meet various Xi’an local food on the famous Muslim Quarter.
Drive around 25 minutes to the North Square of Big Wild Goose Pagoda to enjoy the famous Music Fountain Show which is the largest in Asia. Immerse yourself in the night scene around the Grand Tang Dynasty Ever Bright City where the dazzling light show and street performances full of Tang stylistic elements are held.
It is like traveling back to the ancient times when you are in the Tang Dynasty costume and walk among many Tang Dynasty-styled architectures and sculptures telling Tang stories.
After breakfast, drive an hour to Terracotta Warriors and Horses which is the highlight of every Xi’an trip. As one of the top ten precious ancient tombs, here you can marvel at more than 8000 life-sized sculptures of the ancient army, including both gray-haired veterans and young soldiers, with multiple poses and individualized facial features. You can spend 2.5-3 hours there.
After lunch, transfer back to downtown and pay a visit to the Big Wild Goose Pagoda. One of the most notable pagodas in China, the Big Wild Goose Pagoda was built in 652 for storing the Buddhist Scriptures which were taken back from India by Master Xuanzang. Till today the pagoda has been standing here for over 1,350 years.
Come to the Ancient City Wall which is the best-preserved and the largest city wall in China. It is known as the boundary of the ancient city center and modern Xi’an. You can cycle or wander atop the wall and view the time-honored shops and buildings inside, high-rises outside, and the breathtaking moat surrounding the ancient walls. (Bike rental on the wall is optional for you.)
Start today with a visit to Xi’an Museum which is known for combining relic exhibition hall, historical sites, and garden landscapes. The onsite Small Wild Goose Pagoda has witnessed centuries of history. The massive collection of archaeological pieces, jade ornaments, calligraphy, and Buddhist art in the neighboring exhibition hall will bring you back to the ancient glorious history.
Then, drive around 1 hour to Yuanjiacun Village, a popular food and folk culture destination in the Guanzhong area. It is fun to experience local folk culture and activities while sampling authentic Guanzhong food and snacks. You will also meet rural architectures in the 70s age style of the Guanzhong area.
At end of the visit, transfer to Xi'an airport for your departure flight. ( Please book a flight that departs after 6 pm to ensure no rush during the tour). End of your Xi’an tour.
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.