Which city must you visit after Beijing and Shanghai? Xian! Besides the famous Terracotta Warriors, the other relics and history hidden in the land of this city are also exciting seeing points considering that Xian had served as Capital more than 13 dynasties in ancient China. How to pay a quick visit to Xian from Beijing with lowest cost? By overnight train! This one day Beijing Xian tour by overnight trains takes only one daytime and 2 nights to visit Terracotta Warriors, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Great Mosque and Muslim Quarter, introducing you a real Xian!
Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Great mosque, Muslim Quarter
Our local driver will pick you up from hotel lobby in later afternoon by holding a name board and transfer to Beijing West Train Station for the overnight train Z19/20:40-8:31+1(or a train with similar schedule) to Xian.
AM: When your arriavl to Xian in the morning, our tour guide and driver will greet you at exit of Xian train station. Your adventure begins with Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses. On the way to the attraction spot, your guide will introduce the history and culture of this ancient city for you to catch a glimpse of reason why so many well-known relics were discovered on this land.
Known as “the eighth Wonders of the world”, 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. a surprisingly high level in sculpture, which is the most significant discovery of the 20th century.
Noon: Lunch in local restaurant.
PM: Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant and then head back to xian downtown area for the other hightlights. Big Wild Goose Pagoda is a well-preserved ancient building and a holy place for Buddhists, one of the pagoda’s many functions was to hold sutras and figurines of the Buddha that were brought to China from India by the Buddhist translator and travelers Xuanzang.
Great Mosque, looking like a Chinese garden, is a main Islam place for religious activities in Xian. Different from the mosque in Arabic, the mosque here in Xian possesses much Chinese traditional style in both its design and artistic outlook. Walking out mosque, you will come to the bust Muslim Street where many special local products and snacks to be found along this street. You can enjoy preserved meat, casserole, various noodles.
After the tour, depart with the guide and driver at Xian train station for overnight train Z20/19:21-06:58+1 back to Beijing.
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.