Beijing and Xian Tour

4 Days Beijing & Xian Highlight Tour by Flight

Tour Overview

As the influential ancient capital cities in China, Beijing and Xian have lots of things worthy of exploring for various tourists. They are 2 must-visit cities in China for histroy and culture lovers. The 4 days Beijing & Xian tour cuts off the dispensable attractions but only picks the most highlight attractions of Beijing and Xian: Mutianyu Great Wall, Dingling Tomb, Tian’anmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Muslim Quarter, Xian Ancient City Wall and Hanyangling Museum.

Day-by-day Itinerary

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  1. AM: Upon your arrival in early morning, our guide and driver will pick you at train station or airport and begin the trip with the famous world’s heritage, Mutianyu Great Wall which enjoys the best scenery among all Great Wall sections in Beijing. If you want to reach the highest point, your guide will help you to buy the cable car tickets on spot (Cost for cable car on your own).

    Noon: Lunch in local restaurant.

    PM: After lunch we will pay a visit to Dingling Tomb, (one of the 13 Ming Dynasty Imperial Mausoleums). Dingling is the tomb of Emperor Shenzong, Zhuyijun, who reigned the nation for 48 years as the longest-serving monarch among all Ming emperors. Following the expert guide to enter the undergound palace, you will learn not only the story of the tomb host, Ming Dynasty but also the mausoleum culture and “Feng Shui” culture.

    After the whole tour, come to hotel for check-in.

    Accommodation: Beijing

    Dingling Mausoleum

  2. AM: Collected from your hotel by tour guide after breakfast, you will start today with Tiananmen Square, the heart and symbol of Beijing and the largest city square in the world. The spacious square has been used for many public celebrations, ceremonies, and demonstrations for over a hundred years.

    Walk through the Square and get to the entrance of Forbidden City, one of the largest and most completely preserved palace complex built of wood. It functioned as the imperial palace in the Ming and Qing Dynasties (1368-1912). 24 emperors of the two dynasties once lived here.

    Noon: Lunch in local restaurant.

    PM:After lunch at a local restaurant, head to Temple of Heaven. Located at southern part of Beijing, it served as a complex of sacrificial building where emperors of Ming and Qing Dynasties prayed for peace and harvest.

    Finish the tour and get transferred to airport for flight to Xian. When arriving to Xian, meet the local driver at exit and you will be escorted to hotel for check-in.

    Accommodation: Xian

    Forbidden City

  3. AM: Please be ready at hotel lobby after breakfast. Then head to the Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses. It was praised as “the eighth major miracle of the world” including Vault 1, 2 and 3 with the total area of 22,780 square meters, showing a surprisingly high level in sculpture.Terracotta Warriors, beyond the doubt, is the most significant archaeological excavations of the 20th century. You will stay in the museum for 2-3 hours.

    Noon: Lunch in local restaurant.

    PM: After lunch at a locat restaurant, come to Big Wild Goose Pagoda housed by Daci’en Temple. It was originally built to hold Buddhist sutra and figurines of the Buddha that Xuanzang brought back from India in Tang Dyansty, 652 A.D. Now there is a big square divided into North Square and South Square, surrounding the Big Wild Goose Pagoda. The design of the buidlings and statues is in Tang style, showing people the ever glory of that great time.

    After the tour, return to hotel.

    Accommodation: Xian

    Terracotta Warriors

  4. AM: Get picked up from hotel lobby by the guide after breakfast and then go to visit Xian City Wall. It is the most completely preserved and the largest city wall in China. It was built for the military defense in the Ming Dynasty, 1370 A.D. Since it is cycling the Xian city, visitors can ride a bike around the city wall which is optional (cost on your own, CNY45p.p).

    Then head 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.

    Noon: Lunch in local restaurant.

    PM: After lunch, board the private car Hanyangling Museum which is the tomb of the fourth emperor Jingdi in the West Han Dynasty (202BC-8AD). It not only unveils the history of Han Dynasty but also introduce the imperial tomb culture of ancient China.

    Finally,  get dropped off at airport for departure flight after 20-mins driving.

    Hanyangling Mausoleum

Tour Price Per Person ($=USD)

Travelers Luxury Class
1 People $
2 People $
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5 People $
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7 People $
8 People $
9 People $
Single Room Supplement $
Hotel Standard Wyndham Grand Xi’an South or same class
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Price includes

  • Transportation: Beijing-Xian economy flight
  • Accommodation: 1-night hotel in Beijing and 2-night in Xian
  • Entrance tickets as mentioned in itinerary
  • Meal: 3 breakfasts included at hotel and 4 Chinese style lunches listed in the itinerary
  • Guide: Excellent English-speaking tour guides in Xian and Beijing
  • Private transfers in air-conditioned vehicle with licensed driver
  • Travel Agency Liability Insurance during the tour
  • Government taxes

Price excludes

  • Visa application and international flights
  • Personal expense
  • Entrance fee to Bell Tower and Drum Tower in Xian
  • Tips are highly appreciated but not requested

Booking Method

Step 1: You can directly book online or please feel free to share your tour plans or thoughts at [email protected] , our travel consultant will contact you within 12 hours. Step 2: A small amount deposit will be required to book a tour. After deposit received, a detailed service voucher will be sent to you to confirm the booking. Step 3: Balance due will be required 7-15 days ahead of your travel date. If you have any further question, please feel free to contact us! Email: [email protected] Cellphone number: +86 18792910029 WhatsApp / Wechat ID: 008618792910029 Facebook: @xianholidaystravelagency

Our Hotels

In each destination, you’ll enjoy a comfortable stay in a great location!

The hotels we choose are based on star rating, great locations, well-equipped facilities, cozy bed, high quality service and guests’ feedbacks. Choices are a lot ranging from luxury 5 star, comfortable 4 star to budget 3 star. You could decide where to stay to best suit for your budget and likes. Generally, the hotels have both Western and Chinese breakfast with a wide choices.

If you have already got an ideal hotel, please feel free to tell our travel consultants and they’ll book the hotel for you.

Our Tour Guide

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.

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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.

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