Xian teeming with history and natural beauty has always been a popular destination for both domestic and foreign visitors. On this 3 days tour, you will see the vivid life-size terracotta soldiers in the giant pits, have a cultural and visual feast at Shaanxi History Museum, hike the Taoism holy land Huashan Mountain to enjoy the breath-taking scenery, and stroll on the more than 600-year-old city wall imagining how it functioned in the ancient time. Airport transfer, English-speaking tour guide, driver, vehicle, admission tickets, etc. are included, which will save you a lot of unnecessary hassle and time.
Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses, Ancient City Wall, Mount.Huashan, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Shaanxi History Museum, Bell Tower Square
AM: Upon your arrival in the morning (you are suggested to arrive to Xian before 11:00), our tour guide will greet you at Xian airport by holding a sign with your name and then directly escort you to the most notable attraction Terracotta Warriors and Horses which is known as “the Eighth Wonder of the World”. Standing in front of the three pits, you will feel like traveling back to the Qin Dynasty.
Noon: Lunch in a local restaurant.
PM: After lunch, we will go drive to downtown and visit Ancient Xian City Wall, the best-preserved and largest city wall in China. It was built in the Ming Dynasty for military defense. It provides invaluable materials for the research of the history and architecture in that period. You can optionally ride a bike on the top of the City Wall to see the city from a unique angle.
After a great time on the City Wall, your guide and driver will take you to your downtown hotel for a good rest.
AM: In the morning, our guide and driver will meet you at your hotel lobby. After about 2 hours’ driving, we will arrive at Mount Huashan. First, we will take a cable car up the North Peak where you will start your own hiking. The guide will leave you to freely explore the mountain. On the top of the mountain, there are several spots such as Taoist temples, sculptures and engravings. You will enjoy yourself so much on the 4 peaks. After you reach the Gold Lock Pass, you can buy a golden lock and lock it on the iron chains. Visitors usually do this to pray for safety and health. It must be marvelous scenery with thousands of golden locks on the iron chains. On the Middle Peak (Jade Maiden Peak), you can immerse in its supernatural atmosphere. It must be fantastic and amazing to watch the sunset with your own eyes if you are lucky. Then you will move on to the East Peak, the South peak and the West Peak. You can breathe the fresh air on the Mount Huashan! Our tour guide will meet you at the North Peak and take the cable car to the foot of the mountain together.
Noon: Lunch on your own. We would like to suggest you prepare some food and bottled water for the whole climbing.
PM: At about 17:00, the driver will wait for you at the exit of the mountain and transfer you back to your hotel.
AM: After breakfast, our guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel. We will head to the first stopShaanxi History Museum near the Big Wild Goose Pagoda. The entire building possesses the architectural features of the Tang Dynasty. It houses the cultural relics of Shaanxi Province and shows the development of Chinese civilization. Then visit Big Wild Goose Pagoda which was built to store the scriptures and Buddha statues brought back to China from India by monk Xuanzang. It’s one of the famous Buddhist pagodas in China.
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.
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.