Day 1 Beijing-Xian
Attractions: Shaanxi History Museum, Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Lunch)
In the early morning our local driver will pick you up from hotel lobby by holding a board with your name. Then board the car to airport to take the morning flight to Xian (We will book the round way flights and flights tickets information will be sent to you by e mail in advance). Upon arrival in Xian, our tour guide will greet you at Xian airport and transfer to visit Shaanxi History Museum which houses 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.
After the tour visiting, check in at Xian local hotel.
Shaanxi History Museum
Day 2 Xian
Attractions: Terracotta Warriors, Huaqing Hot Springs, Banpo Neolithic Village(Breakfast+Lunch)
After the breakfast in hotel, meet the guide at hotel lobby. Then drive to the No.1 highlight in Xian, Terracotta Warriors and Horses. Famed as 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 Springs which is one of famous hot springs in China, was famed for winter palace in the tang dynasty. Finally, go back to hotel in the downtown.
Day 3 Mt. Huashan
Attractions: Mt. Huashan (Breakfast)
After the breakfast, our English-speaking tour guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel lobby at 8 am. We will arrive at Mount Huashan after 2 hours’ driving. You will take a shuttle bus to North Cable Car Station and then cable car to the North Peak. Along the way, you will appreciate the amazing scenery on the thrilling cable car ride and listening the interesting introduction about this famous mountain from tour guide. When you get to the North peak, your tour guide will suggest you the detailed route to explore the peaks one by one according to your physical condition and interest, and also appoint a meeting place after your hiking. Then it’s the free time on your own to enjoy the adventure here. On the top of the mountain, there are several spots, such as the Buddhist and Taoist temples, sculptures and engravings. You will enjoy yourself very much on the 4 peaks. You will have a good treat by the fresh air on the Mount Huashan!
Afterwards, please return to North Peak and take the same way down to the mountain by North Peak cable car and shuttle bus. Meet the guide at the appointed place and get back to your hotel together.
We would like to suggest you to prepare some food for the whole climbing. The lunch is on your own because there is no restaurant on mountain top.
Day 4 Xian-Beijing
Attractions: Xian City Wall, Bell and Drum Tower Square, Muslim Street(Breakfast+Lunch)
Meet your guide at the lobby after breakfast 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. Next stop is the Bell and Drum Tower Square where you will have an out look of Bell Tower and Drum Tower and take some photos. 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 lunch, 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 flight back to Beijing. The flight tickets are booked by us. Upon arrival, our local driver will wait you at airport by holding a board with your name and transfer to your hotel.
The Bell Tower and Drum Tower Square