Day 1 Beijing-Xian by Overnight Train Z19 (20:43-07:58+1)
In the afternoon our local driver will pick you up from hotel lobby by holding a board with your name and then transfer to take the train Z19(20:43/07:58+1)or other train from Beijing to Xian. (train tickets booked by us will be sent to your hotel in advance).
Accommodation: Soft sleeper train
Day 2 Xian
Attractions: Shaanxi History Museum, Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Lunch)
Upon arrival, our tour guide and driver greet you at train station. Then drive to your hotel and help you check in. After the breakfast, we will visit the first huge state museum—Shaanxi History Museum that houses over 300,000 items which recreates Tang-dynasty architecture and successfully symbolizes the great extent of Shaanxi history and its remarkable culture. The visiting time will last about 1.5 hours. Then show you look around Big Wild Goose Pagoda— 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. At last rive back to hotel.
Shaanxi History Museum
Day 3 Xian
Attractions: Terracotta Warriors and Horses, Huaqing Hot Springs, Banpo Neolithic Village (Breakfast+Lunch)
After the breakfast in hotel, pick up you in your hotel lobby. Then drive to visit famous and must see spot Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses. Famed of the eighth miracle of the world, the marvelous excavations in different underground 3 vaults show a surprisingly high level craftsmanship in old days. More than 6600 warriors with different expressions from each other testified the greatest intelligence of the first emperor Qin. Nowadays, the opened 3-D circular-screen movie let you deeply know the historical background of Qin Dynasty while enjoying it. Then move on to Huaqing Hot Spring which is one of famous hot springs in China, was famed for winter palace in the tang dynasty. After the Chinese style lunch we will visit Banpo Neolithic Village, dating from approximately 5,000 to 4,000 B.C., is one of the most complete examples of a Neolithic agricultural settlement. Back to hotel in downtown Xian.
Terracotta Warriros and Horses
Day 4 Xian-Beijing
Attractions: Xi’an City Wall, Bell and Drum Tower Square, Muslim Street (Breakfast+Lunch)
Pick up you in your hotel lobby in the morning and go to visit Ancient City Wall. It is not only the unique and intact city wall that has survived in China but also the biggest and most complete military system of defense in the world. Then move on to visit Bell and Drum Tower Square to have an out look of Bell Tower and Drum Tower. Located in the center of Xi’an and used for timekeeping in old days. If you are interested in the inner structure of Bell Tower and Drum Tower, your guide will help you buy entrance tickets on spot. After the lunch in the downtown, you will visit Muslim Street, which many special local products and snacks to be found along this street. You can enjoy preserved meat, casserole, various noodles, and Terracotta Warriors imitation. After the tour, our tour guide and driver will escort you to Xian airport and take late afternoon overnight train back to Beijing.
Accommodation: Overnight train
Day 5 Beijing Arrival
Upon arrival in Beijing, our local driver will wait you at train station by holding a board with your name and transfer to your hotel.