Traveling from Shanghai to Xian by 2 nights overnight trains is an ideal way to fulfil your dream for Terracotta Warriors and Xian City Wall at the lowest cost. This tour includes round way train tickets, Shanghai train station transfer, Xian land tour with private guide and driver to bring you a once-in-life experience with hassle-free.
Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses, Xian Ancient City Wall
Private tour guide + Driver + Vehicle + Entrance tickets + Lunch + Overnight Train Tickets for Soft Sleeper
Our local driver will pick you up from your hotel and transfer you to Shanghai Train Station for your train No. Z92/18:03 – 09:29 (or train with similar schedule) to Xian. We will book the train tickets for you and advise you the ticket information in advance (soft sleeper on the overnight train with 4 berths in 1 cabin).
Day 2 Xian-Shanghai by Overnight Train
Upon arrival in Xian, our English speaking tour guide will greet you at the exit of the train station. Your adventure begins with Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses which is known as “the Eighth Wonders of the World” with a surprisingly high level in sculpture. It is located 30 km east of the Xi’an City and the original site was found by four local farmers while drilling a well in 1974. The museum includes Pit 1(the largest pit), Pit 2, Pit 3, and the exhibition hall of the chariots and horses. You will stay in the museum for 2-3 hours. Listening to the explanation from the expert tour guide, you will learn the hidden story of those live-sized sculptures and history of their owner: First Emperor of Qin who is also the first emperor of China.
After the lunch, drive back to downtown city and visit Xian Ancient City Wall which 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). After the visiting, you will be transferred to Xian Train Station for your return way overnight train Z42 (20:50 – 11:59+1) back to Shanghai.
Day 3 Shanghai Arrival
Upon your arrival to Shanghai train station, our local driver will wait you at the exit by holding a board with your name and transfer to your hotel.
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.