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Tour Overview

From the spectacular terracotta warriors and horses to the vibrant food streets, Xian has endless places to explore. This 4-day Xian package tour will offer you an interesting insight into the different Chinese dynasties and the life of local people. You can easily travel to Xian from other Chinese cities like Beijing and Shanghai, and we will arrange a friendly driver to pick you up at the airport and transfer you to your hotel in a comfortable van. You will also have a knowledgeable and accommodating English-speaking tour guide to show you around this ancient capital. You just relax and soak up everything the city has to offer..

Highlights of this tour:

1. Enjoy a spectacular Tang Dynasty music and dance show and taste delicious dumplings with different fillings.
2. Taste a variety of delicious snacks at Yongxingfang, one of the most famous food streets in Xi’an.
3. Visit the eighth wonder of the world – the Terracotta Warriors and Horses, the best-preserved city wall in China – the Xi’an City Wall, and the architectural remains of the Tang Dynasty – the Small Wild Goose Pagoda.
4. Visit Xi’an Museum to appreciate some delicate relics with thousands of years of history.

Day-by-day Itinerary

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  1. Upon your arrival in Xian, our local driver will pick you up at Xian airport by holding your name and then transfer you to your downtown hotel. The rest of the day is at your disposal.

    Accommodation: Hotel booked by yourself

  2. In the morning, you will be transferred to visit the Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses, renowned as the "Eighth Wonder of the World." This archaeological marvel, unveiled in the 20th century, showcases an exceptional level of sculptural artistry. Delve into the significance of this site, which stands as one of the most remarkable archaeological finds globally, providing insights into ancient Chinese history and craftsmanship. Explore the museum and witness the awe-inspiring legacy of the Qin Dynasty (221-207 BC).

    Terracotta Warriors and Horses in Xian
    Terracotta Warriors and Horses in Xian

    Following lunch, we'll return to the city center to explore the Xian Ancient City Wall - a monumental structure, the largest and most thoroughly preserved city wall in China, designed for ancient military defense. Optionally, seize the opportunity to cycle along the wall's summit, providing a distinctive perspective of the cityscape. Immerse yourself in the historical significance of this architectural marvel, appreciating its role in safeguarding the city and relishing the panoramic views it offers. Then, you will pay a visit to Yongxingfang Food Culture Square, a culinary haven where you can savor a diverse array of local delicacies. This vibrant street captures the essence of Xi'an's rich food culture, offering an immersive experience with its charming atmosphere and a plethora of traditional flavors. Stroll through this bustling culinary haven to indulge in authentic dishes, witness live cooking demonstrations, and explore the diverse range of gastronomic delights that contribute to Xi'an's renowned food scene.

    In the evening, Dumpling Dinner and Tang Dynasty show will be waiting for you. It's a good chance to enjoy a spectacular music and dance show and taste delicious dumplings with different fillings.

    After the show, your guide and driver will escort you back to the hotel.

    Accommodation: Hotel booked by yourself

    Xian Tang Dynasty Show
    The Tang Dynasty Dance Show

  3. After breakfast, you will head to the Shaanxi History Museum, showcasing China's extensive historical legacy. Home to an impressive assortment of cultural artifacts, this museum stands as the sixth-largest in the nation, offering a profound glimpse into China's rich history. Immerse yourself in the exhibits that span the vast timeline of the country, providing a comprehensive understanding of its enduring cultural heritage and historical evolution.

    Enjoy a hearty lunch in a local restaurant.

    Shaanxi History Museum Xian
    Exhibit in Shaanxi History Museum

    In the afternoon, you will be taken to visit Big Wild Goose Pagoda, which is a place to worship Buddha. The pagoda was originally built to hold the sutras and Buddha statues that Xuanzang brought back to China from India. Now, there is a big garden around the pagoda where people can have a nice walk. Next, we will move on to Small Wild Goose Pagoda, which was also built in the Tang Dynasty for the monks to translate the Buddhist scriptures. It shares the same fame as Big Wild Goose Pagoda in Chinese Buddhism. You will also visit the Xian Museum. Housing a diverse array of artifacts, this museum offers insight into Xi'an's heritage, from ancient times to the present day. Explore exhibits that showcase the city's profound historical significance, making it an engaging destination for those eager to unravel Xi'an's past. Then stroll around Bell and Drum Tower Square to admire the Bell Tower and Drum Tower from a distance. At last, you will take a walk in the Muslim Quarter, the best-known food street in Xian. You can optionally try some local snacks and specialties. It will be a good chance to record the local food with your camera.

    After a great time in the bustling street, return to your hotel.

    Accommodation: Hotel booked by yourself

    Big Wild Goose Pagoda Xian
    Big Wild Goose Pagoda

  4. In the morning, the guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel and lead you to the Yangling Mausoleum of the Han Dynasty. This shared resting place for Jingdi, the fourth emperor of the Western Han Dynasty, and his empress features individual graves. Follow your guide to explore the excavated satellite burial corridors, revealing a rich array of mortuary objects that provide valuable insights into ancient customs and traditions.

    At the end of the tour, you will be escorted to the airport for your flight to the next destination. Wish you a pleasant journey!

    Hanyangling Museum Xian
    Hanyangling Museum

Tour Price ($=USD)

From $372 P.P, which is based on a private tour for 2 people. The price varies depending on the activity, number of people, travel date, and selected hotel.

Price includes

  • All entrance tickets as mentioned in the itinerary
  • 2 Chinese-style lunches and 1 dumping dinner
  • Transfer in an air-conditioned car
  • Excellent English-speaking tour guide and skillful driver
  • One bottle of mineral water per person per day

Price excludes

  • Hotel
  • Personal expenses and optional activities such as bike riding on the City Wall
  • Gratuities (recommended)
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