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Tour Overview

This 3-Day Xian Huashan Tour from Chengdu by Bullet Train covers the best historical sites and natural scenery in and near Xian. When you visit Terracotta Warriors and Horses, you will be amazed by the cultural relics, when you climb Mt. Huashan, you will know why it has the reputation of being “the most dangerous mountain in the world”, you will also meet the other best attractions in Xian. Follow us to find out more.

Highlights of this tour:

1. Witness the grandeur of the Terracotta Warriors and Horses, delving into the extensive history of Xian.
2. Challenge yourself to be a brave adventurer to climb up the most dangerous Mountain Huashan.
3. Visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda which has over 1300 years history and preserves the Buddhist relics.
4. Discover the largest and best-preserved ancient city wall in China by cycling or strolling on it.
5. With private driver and English guide, as well as our 10+ years experience, you will love your tour and completely feel the magic of this cultural wonderland.

Day-by-day Itinerary

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  1. In the morning at 07:30, your Chengdu driver will meet you at your hotel, escorting you to Chengdu East Train Station for your high-speed train to Xian. Alight at Xian North Train Station, where your Xian local guide warmly welcomes you.

    The afternoon unfolds with a scenic drive to the Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum, an archaeological marvel, and a UNESCO World Heritage site. Follow your guide to explore the vast pits housing the life-sized terracotta soldiers, horses, and chariots, intricately crafted to guard Emperor Qin Shi Huang in the afterlife. Immerse yourself in the historical significance of this remarkable site, gaining insights into ancient Chinese burial practices and military prowess. As the day concludes, your guide ensures a smooth transfer to your hotel.

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    Xian Terracotta Army
    Terracotta Warriors and Horses

  2. After breakfast, our English-speaking guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel at 8:00 am. After a 2-hour drive, you'll reach Huashan Mountain. Board a shuttle bus to the North Cable Car Station, then ascend to the North Peak via cable car. Enjoy the thrilling ride, accompanied by an engaging introduction from your guide. Upon reaching the North Peak, your guide will recommend a route based on your preferences. Explore the peaks, adorned with Buddhist and Taoist temples, sculptures, and engravings. The afternoon is yours to relish the mountain's adventure.

    Bring your lunch as there are no restaurants atop the mountain. At 4:30 pm, return to the North Peak, descending via cable car and shuttle bus with your tour guide. Then, meet your driver and together, return to your hotel. Immerse yourself in the breathtaking views and fresh air of Mount Huashan.

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    Sea of Clouds in Huashan
    Sea of Clouds in Huashan

  3. After breakfast in your hotel, you will visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda, a magnificent Buddhist pagoda built during the Tang Dynasty. The pagoda stands tall and imposing, offering panoramic views of the surrounding city. Marvel at the intricate architecture and learn about the historical significance of this ancient structure. A knowledgeable guide will provide insights into the cultural and religious importance of the pagoda. Following the visit, embark on a guided tour of the Shaanxi History Museum. Immerse yourself in the rich history of Shaanxi Province, known as the cradle of Chinese civilization. Follow your guide to explore the museum's extensive collection of artifacts, including ancient pottery, bronzes, and exquisite Tang Dynasty murals. The guide will help you unravel the stories behind these treasures, providing a fascinating glimpse into China's past.

    Big Wild Goose Pagoda Xian
    Big Wild Goose Pagoda

    Recharge with a delicious lunch at a local restaurant, where you can savor authentic Shaanxi cuisine.

    In the afternoon, step back in time as you visit the Ancient City Wall, a well-preserved fortification that encircles the historic center of Xian. Marvel at the grandeur of the wall and choose the optional adventure of riding a bike along its ancient pathways. Feel the breeze as you cycle atop the wall, taking in panoramic views of the city and its surroundings. Whether on foot or by bike, the Ancient City Wall provides a unique perspective on Xian's rich history.

    After the visit, you will be escorted to the Xian train station or airport for departure. The service ends here.

    Xian Ancient City Wall
    The Ancient City Wall

Tour Price Per Person ($=USD)

The price varies depending on the activity, number of people, travel date, and selected hotel. Please contact us for a specific price.


Price includes

  • 2nd class ticket for the high-speed train of Chengdu – Xian
  • All entrance tickets as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Chinese-style lunch as mentioned in the itinerary
  • All transfers as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Air-conditioned vehicle and licensed driver
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • One bottle of mineral water per pax per day

Price excludes

  • Accommodation
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities (recommended)
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