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Tour Overview

This 4 days Xian Shanghai tour includes 2 days in each city respectively. You will have the chance to explore the highlight attractions including Small Wild Goose Pagoda, Muslim Quarter, Terracotta Warriors and Horses, Shanghai Museum, Zhujiajiao Ancient Water Town… Please take your time to enjoy the fast train riding and the highlight sites in Xian and Shanghai.

Highlights of this tour:

*Shocked by the grand Terracotta Warriors and Horses to explore the long history of Xian.
*Visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda which has over 1300 years of history and preserves Buddhist relics.
*Satisfy your taste bud by enjoying kinds of delicacies and feel a different culture in Muslim Quarter.
*Discover the largest and best-preserved ancient city wall in China by cycling or strolling on it.
*Learn more about the history and lifestyle at Shanghai Museum and Yuyuan Garden.
*Experience another kind of romantic in this metropolitan city — Zhujiajiao Water Town.

Day-by-day Itinerary

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  1. AM: Upon arrival in Xi’an, Our tour guide will greet you at the airport or train station.

    Noon: Lunch on your own.

    PM: Your adventure begins with the 600 years old Xian Ancient City Wall. It is the most completely preserved and the largest city wall in China. If time allows, visitors can optionally ride a bike on the city wall.

    Then pay a visit to Small Wild Goose Pagoda, one of the two architectures left from the Tang Dynasty in Xian. After finishing here you will enter Muslim Quarter, the best-known and colorful foot street in Xian. If you like our guide will escort you to some more alleyways in Muslim Quarter to see the real life of Muslim people here.

    Accommodation: Hotel in downtown Xian

    Xian Small Wild Goose Pagoda
    Small Wild Goose Pagoda

  2. AM: Our English speaking tour guide will pick you up from the hotel lobby in the morning. Then directly transfer you to the Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses. Known as “the eighth Wonders of the world”, the museum shows a surprisingly high level in sculpture, which is the most significant discovery of the 20th century. The splendid scene and format will leave you an impressive memory.

    Noon: Lunch in local restaurant.

    PM: Transfer to North Xian Railway Station to catch the fast train to Shanghai. Arriving in Shanghai meet your driver and check in the hotel.

    Accommodation: Hotel in downtown Shanghai

    Xian Terracotta Army
    Terracotta Army

  3. AM: Today’s adventure start with Yuyuan Garden, a famous classical garden which was originally built for Pan’s parents as a place for them to enjoy a tranquil and happy time in their old age. Nearby 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.

    Noon: Lunch in local restaurant.

    Shanghai Yuyuan Garden
    Yuyuan Garden

    PM: After lunch, continue to visit the hundreds-year-old Jade Buddha Temple. The temple was built to keep two jade Buddha statues which had been brought from Burma by a monk named Huigen. Then move on to visit Shanghai Museum at People’s Square. Established in 1952, the Shanghai Museum has a collection of more than 120,00 rare cultural pieces from the Old Stone Age to modern times. At last pay a visit to Old French Concession which is a residential area of Shanghai once designated for the French during the colonial period and now is popular with tourists and expats and appreciated for its cafes, tree-lined avenues, and houses.

    Accommodation: Hotel in downtown Shanghai

    Exhibits in Shanghai Museum
    Exhibits in Shanghai Museum

  4. AM: Meet your tour guide at hotel lobby. Then head to Zhujiajiao Ancient Town. Zhujiajiao is an ancient water town also known as the “pearl stream” with over 1,000 years of history, best known for its bridges and old streets and gardens built during Ming and Qing Dynasties. After visiting drive to the train station/airport for your departure flight or train.

    The pleasant 4 days Xian Shanghai tour ends here.

    Shanghai Zhujiajiao Water Town
    Zhujiajiao Water Town

Tour Price Per Person

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


Price includes

  • 2nd class high-speed train Xian – Shanghai
  • All entrance tickets as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Chinese style lunch
  • Hotel in each city with breakfast
  • All transfers as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Air-conditioned car and driver, English-speaking tour guide
  • One bottle of mineral water per day

Price excludes

  • Personal expense
  • Gratuities (recommended)
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