Want a tour to visit Terracotta Warriors and Huashan Mountain from Shanghai? See here! This 3 days Shanghai Xian tour by flight will satisfy all you want and lead you to learn the hidden history and culture of this ancient capital. Terracotta Warriors, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Mt. Huashan, City Wall, Bell & Drum Tower Square, Muslim Quarter, Great Mosque, you will find all these famous attractions in your itinerary! It’s a real feast in aspects of history, culture, food and natural scenery.
Terracotta Warriors and Horses, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Mt Huashan, Bell Tower and Drum Tower Square, City Wall, Muslim Quarter, Great Mosque
Private tour guide + Driver + Vehicle + Entrance tickets + Hotels with breakfast + Meal + Flight ticket(Shanghai-Xian-Shanghai)
AM: Our local driver will pick you up from hotel lobby by holding a board with your name and then transfer 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 email in advance).
Upon arrival in Xian, our tour guide will greet you at airport. Then we will begin our trip at the world’s eighth wonder-Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses Museum. Famed as the eighth miracle of the world, the marvelous excavations in 3 different underground vaults show a surprisingly high-level craftsmanship about 2000 years ago. More than 6,600 warriors with different expressions from each other testified the greatest intelligence of the first emperor Qin and his people. Nowadays, the opened 3-D circular-screen movie let you deeply know the historical background of Qin Dynasty while learning the mysterious and splendid culture.
Noon: Lunch in local restaurant.
PM: After lunch we will visit Big Wild Goose Pagoda which is one of most famous Buddhist pagodas in China. You will follow the guide to enter the Da Ci’en Temple where the Pagoda stands. Listening to the interpretation of your expert guide, you can immerse yourself in this bright pearl on the Silk Road with excellent architectural beauty, precious Buddhist relics, rich religious culture, and stories of the famous ancient monk – Xuan Zang.
AM: 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!
Noon: 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.
PM: When the exploration ends, 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.
AM: Get picked up from your hotel lobby in the morning after breakfast and go to visit Xian 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. Then move on to Bell and Drum Tower Square which locates in the very center of the city and is considered as the symbol of this old capital.
Noon: Lunch in local restaurant.
PM: After the lunch, you will visit 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. In the hidden lane of Muslim Quarter, you will visit the Great Mosque, a major spot for religious activities among the Muslims in Xi’an. It possesses much traditional Chinese architectural elements in its design. For example, you will see Chinese pavilions with painted beams and engraved ridgepoles.
Last, go to the airport and take flight leaving for Shanghai. Upon arrival in Shanghai, our local driver will wait you at airport 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.