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Tour Overview

2 Days Xian tour from Beijing by round way overnight trains is the best way to properly visit the top attractions of Xian, including Terracotta Warriors, at the lowest cost. The handpicked tour covers Small Wild Goose Pagoda, Muslim Quarter, Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses and Xian Ancient City Wall to show you essence of Xian with professional explanation from expert guide.

Day-by-day Itinerary

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  1. 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.

    Accommodation: Soft sleeper train (4 berths shared in 1 cabin)

  2. 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 Small Wild Goose Pagoda. 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.

    Small Wild Goose Pagoda Scenic Area. Small Wild Goose Pagoda is the twin of the Big Wild Goose Pagoda. Both the two pagodas are important witnesses for the history of Great Tang Dynasty. Same as the Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Small Wild Goose Pagoda was also built to store the Buddhist scriptures brought from Ancient India by the master monk Xuanzang in the Tang Dynasty. Different from the Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Small Wild Goose Pagoda attracts visitors with its special charms that it keeps quiet and peaceful in the bustling downtown area, has precious value on architecture and Chinese garden aesthetics. Inside of Small Wild Goose Pagoda, you will pay a visit to Xian Museum to learn about the city’s history and appreciate some exquisite relics unearthed in local area.

    Noon: Lunch in local restaurant.

    Exhibits in Xian Museum
    Exhibits in Xian Museum

    PM: After lunch at a local restaurant, continue your exploration on other sites.  Bell and Drum Tower Square locates in the very center of the city and is considered as the symbol of this old capital.

    Walking forward, you will come to Muslim Quarter where you will find many special local products and authentic local snacks. You can enjoy preserved meat, casserole, various noodles, and purcahse some Terracotta Warriors imitation as souvenirs. In the hidden lane of busy Muslim Quarter,  Great Mosque stands quitely and peacefully. It’s a major spot for religious activities among the Muslims in Xi’an. It possesses much traditional Chinese architectural elements in its design. For example, you will see Chinese pavilions with painted beams and engraved ridgepoles. Finally, come back to your hotel.

    Accommodation: Hotel Booked by Us

    Xian Muslim Street
    Muslim Street

  3. AM: The trip today begins after breakfast at hotel. Board the car to the first site: the eighth Wonders of the world, Terracotta Warriors. It 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.

    Xian Terracotta Army
    Terracotta Army

    PM: Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant and then head back to xian downtown area for another hightlight. Ancient City Wall is the most complete preserved and the largest city wall in China. It was built for the military defense in the ancient time. Since it is cycling the city, visitors can ride a bike around the city wall.

    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.

    Accommodation: Soft sleeper train (4 berths shared in 1 cabin)

    Xian Ancient City Wall
    Ancient City Wall

Tour Price Per Person ($=USD)

From $529 P.P, which is based on a private tour for 2 people. The price varies depending on the activity, number of people, travel date, and selected hotel.

 

Price includes

  • Transportation: Beijing-Xian-Beijing overnight trains with soft sleeper (4 berths shared in 1 cabin)
  • Accommodation: 1-night hotel in Xian with breakfast
  • Entrance tickets as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Meal: 2 Chinese-style lunches in Xian
  • Guide: Excellent English-speaking tour guides in Xian
  • Private transfers in air-conditioned vehicles with licensed drivers
  • Travel Agency Liability Insurance during the tour
  • Government taxes

Price excludes

  • 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 circumstances.
  • Any item beyond “Pirce includes”
  • Gratuities to guide and driver (recommended if you are satisfied with their services)
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