Day 1 Beijing-Xian
Attractions: Shaanxi History Museum, Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Lunch)
In the morning, our driver will pickup from your hotel in Beijing and transfer you to Beijing airport for the flight. Upon arrival in Xian, our driver and guide will meet you by holding a welcome board and transfer to visit the first large-scale state museums—Shaanxi History Museum housing over 300,000 items which recreates Tang-dynasty architecture and successfully symbolizes the great extent of Shaanxi history and its remarkable culture. 1.5 hours for the visiting time. Then show you 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 we will drive back to hotel.
Big Wild Goose Pagoda
Day 2 Xian
Attractions: Terracotta Warriors and Horses, Huaqing Hot Spring, Banpo Neolithic Village (Breakfast+Lunch)
After the breakfast in hotel pick up from hotel lobby. Then drive to visit famous and must-be 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 its mysterious and splendid. Then move on to Huaqing Hot Springs which is one of famous hot springs in China, was famed as 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 the downtown
Terracotta Warriros and Horses
Day 3 Xian
Attractions: Famen Temple, Qianling Mausoleum(Breakfast+Lunch)
After the breakfast, our tour guide will pick up you from your hotel. We will have a visit Famen Temple. It is a famous Buddhism temple in China which houses Buddha’s relics of Sakyamuni. After lunch, we will continue the visiting to Qianling Mausoleum. Then transfer back to the downtown of Xian.
Day 4 Xian-Beijng (Z20 19:55-07:10+1)
Attractions: Xian Ancient City Wall, Muslim Quarter, Bell and Drum Tower Square
Pick up from hotel lobby in the morning and go to visit Xian 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. Located in the center of Xi’an and used for timekeeping in old days. 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 imitations. Last arrival at railway station and take train from Xian to Beijing (train tickets are booked by us).
Accommodation: Soft sleeper train
Local Snack on Muslim Quarter
Day 5 Beijing Arrival
Upon arrival in Beijing in the morning, our driver will pick you up at Beijing railway station and transfer you to your hotel.