Xian City Wall

Tour Overview

Do you long for an education tour for your kids to explore Xian local culture? See here. This tour not only covers the traditional Xian attractions but also picks out some lesser-known sites to demonstrate both Xian’ profound history but also folk culture hidden in the local life. Take this tour to uncover the mysterious mask of Terracotta Warriors, learn the Buddhist culture of Small Wild Goose Pagoda, trace the history of City Wall when walking on it and visit the local countryside to experience the real rural life in China.

1. Marvel at the Eighth Wonder of the World – Terracotta Warriors and Horses.
2. Glimpse the history of this ancient capital by visiting the Small Goose Pagoda and Xi’an Museum.
3. Have an interesting Chinese calligraphy lesson and learn to write with Chinese writing brush.
4. Feel country life and appreciate peasant paintings in Huxian County.
5. Wander freely on China’s largest and best-preserved ancient city wall.

Day-by-day Itinerary

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  1. Upon your arrival, our English speaking tour guide will meet you at airport by holding a welcome board with your name and then transfer to hotel. The rest of the day will be free.

    Accommodation: Xian

  2. AM: In the morning at 08:30 our guide will pick you up from hotel lobby and start the tour with Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum. Known as “the eighth Wonders of the world”, the museum shows a surprisingly high level in sculpture, which is one of the most significant discovers of the 20th century. You will find it’s difficult to find two terracotta figures that have the same appearance, or the same hairstyle or any other details. You will learn much about background information from our guide.

    Xian Terracotta Army
    Xian Terracotta Army

    Noon: Lunch in a local restaurant.

    PM: Then you will drive back to downtown Xian to have lunch and then visit Small Wide Goose Pagoda (closed on each Tuesday), one of the two survived buildings from the Tang Dynasty (618-907). In the scenic area you will also visit Xian Museum where you will have a glimpse of the city’s history. Next you will have a short Chinese calligraphy lesson and learn to write with Chinese writing brush in the scenic area. At last the guide will lead you to Muslim Quarter to explore the famous and colorful food street in Xian. After the visit here you will be escorted back to hotel.

    Accommodation: Xian

    Xian Muslim Street
    Muslim Quarter

  3. AM: In the morning at 08:30 meet your guide at hotel lobby. Today you will visit Huxian County to feel country life and appreciate peasant paintings. When visiting peasant family, the peasant painter will give a brief introduction of Huxian Peasant Painting and will show you how a peasant painting is created. In the paintings storeroom you will see many finished paintings. Moreover you will have chance to see and participate a short traditional Chinese style Lion Dance in the village. There is opportunity for you to visit the local primary school and talk with local pupils if your visit happens in Chinese school term period.

    Noon: Drive back to Xian downtown and have lunch.

    PM: In the afternoon, pay a visit to ancient Xian City Wall, the largest and best preserved ancient city wall in China. The guide will introduce how it worked as the effective military defensive system in cold weapon times. After that you will optionally ride a bike on the wall (cost on your own) to explore it for about 1 hour or wander on it freely. Going down from the City Wall, you will be escorted back to hotel.

    Accommodation: Xian

    Xian Ancient City Wall
    Xian Ancient City Wall

  4. The local driver will meet you at your hotel lobby on time (usually 2.5 hours ahead of your domestic flight time and 4 hours ahead of your international flight time), please prepare your luggage well in adavnce and baord the car to the airport for your next destination.

Tour Price Per Person ($=USD)

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Price includes

  • All entrance tickets as mentioned in itinerary
  • Chinese style lunches
  • Centrally located hotel
  • All transfer as mentioned in itinerary
  • Air-condition car and driver, English speaking tour guide
  • One bottle of mineral water per day

Price excludes

  • Personal expenses
  • Inbound and outbound airfare
  • Entrance ticket for entering the Daci’en Temple
  • Bike riding cost on the City Wall
  • Gratuities (recommended)
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