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Tour Overview

Whether you are looking for historical sites with a history of hundreds or thousands of years of history, some great peaks to stretch your legs and enjoy impressive views, or nice places to mingle with the locals, this tour delivers. Xian has plenty of attractions for any visitors. On this private Xian tour package, spend your time visiting the rows and rows of the marvelous terracotta army, stepping out to embrace nature and taking beautiful photos of Huashan Mountain, closely observing the unearthed cultural relics in a museum, strolling or biking around the ancient city wall, and savoring delicious local snacks in a bustling food street. Let us help you plan a once-in-a-lifetime traveling experience.

Highlights of this tour:

1. Take a cable car to overlook the rolling hills of Huashan Mountain dotted with lush vegetation in the summer and snow in the winter.
2. 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 Little Wild Goose Pagoda.
3. Take in the majestic life-size army of warriors and warhorses and learn about the storied history behind them at the Terracotta Army.
4. Be dazzled by so many snacks in the Muslim Quarter and get a glimpse of the profound cuisine culture.
5. Visit the Bell and Drum Tower Square in the heart of Xi’an ancient city before heading to the Big Wild Goose Pagoda to learn about the tales of Monk Xuang Zang.

Day-by-day Itinerary

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  1. Upon your arrival at Xian airport or railway station, our friendly tour guide will warmly greet you. A comfortable van will be waiting to transfer you to downtown Xian.

    Begin your China Xian tour at the Small Wild Goose Pagoda. Built in the Tang Dynasty, this well-preserved pagoda boasts intricate carvings and a serene atmosphere, offering a glimpse into China's ancient Buddhist architecture.

    Nestled within the Jianfu Temple complex, the pagoda stands at 43 meters, showcasing the elegant architectural style of the Tang Dynasty. Constructed in 709 AD, it served as a place for Buddhist scriptures brought from India. Delicate carvings on its exterior tell stories of cultural exchange and religious teachings, providing a tangible link to China's rich past. The surrounding gardens create a peaceful ambiance, inviting visitors to reflect on the spiritual and historical significance of this cultural relic.

    Xian Small Wild Goose Pagoda
    Small Wild Goose Pagoda

    Then, immerse yourself in Xian's rich cultural history at the Xian Museum. Featuring artifacts from various dynasties, the museum provides a comprehensive overview of the city's evolution through the ages.

    After lunch, Ascend the Xian Ancient City Wall, a symbol of the city's resilience and historical significance. Optionally, cycle atop the wall to enjoy breathtaking views of the surrounding cityscape.

    Your guide and driver will then accompany you to your hotel for a well-deserved rest.

    Accommodation: Hotel booked by yourself

    Collection of Xian Museum
    Tri-coloured glazed pottery of the Tang Dynasty in Xian Museum

  2. Embark on a morning adventure to the awe-inspiring Terracotta Warriors and Horses, a UNESCO World Heritage site. You will be amazed at the life-sized statues, each uniquely crafted to guard the mausoleum of Emperor Qin Shi Huang. Your guide will provide fascinating insights into the historical context and archaeological significance of this remarkable site.

    Lunch: Indulge in a local lunch, with your guide offering recommendations for authentic flavors and dishes.

    Terracotta Warriors and Horses Xian
    Terracotta Warriors photographed by our customer in April 2023

    In the afternoon, explore the Big Wild Goose Pagoda, a majestic structure built to house Buddhist scriptures brought back from India during the Tang Dynasty. The pagoda stands as a symbol of cultural exchange and religious integration. Next, visit the heart of the ancient city, where the Bell Tower and Drum Tower stand proudly. Admire these architectural marvels from a distance and absorb the historical ambiance of the square.

    Conclude your day with a stroll through the vibrant Muslim Quarter. This bustling area is renowned for its diverse street food, traditional crafts, and lively atmosphere, providing a sensory experience of Xian's local culture.

    Xian Food in Muslim Quarter
    Delicious Kebab in Muslim Quarter

    Evening (Optional Activity):

    Consider attending the Tang Dynasty Show and Dumpling Dinner for a memorable evening. Our guide and driver can escort you to the venue. Immerse yourself in the spectacular music and dance show, showcasing the rich cultural heritage of the Tang Dynasty. Indulge in a delicious dumpling dinner featuring a variety of fillings.

    After the activities, our team will ensure a comfortable drive back to your hotel, concluding a day filled with cultural exploration and delightful experiences.

    Accommodation: Hotel booked by yourself

  3. Our guide and driver will meet you at your hotel lobby in the morning. After a comfortable 2-hour drive, you'll arrive at the breathtaking Mount Huashan.

    Known for its breathtaking natural scenery and religious significance, Mount Huashan is one of China's Five Great Mountains. Renowned for its steep and narrow paths, it offers a challenging yet rewarding hiking experience. Your adventure begins with a cable car ride to the North Peak, where you'll commence your hike.

    Once atop the North Peak, you'll have the freedom to explore the mountain's diverse attractions independently. Marvel at Taoist temples, intricate sculptures, and ancient engravings that speak to the mountain's rich cultural history. Take in the panoramic views from North Peak, East Peak, West Peak, and South Peak, each offering a unique perspective of the surrounding landscape.

    Mount Huashan Xian
    Mount Huashan in January 2023

    Lunch is at your own discretion as there are no restaurants on the mountain's summit. We recommend preparing food and bottled water for your climb, ensuring a satisfying and energized exploration.

    Our guide will meet you at the North Peak at 17:00, where you'll take the cable car together to descend to the foot of the mountain.

    The driver will be waiting at the mountain's exit to transfer you back to your hotel. Reflect on the day's exhilarating adventure as you return to the comfort of your accommodation.

    Sea of Clouds in Huashan
    Sea of Clouds in Huashan

  4. Today, you have the freedom to explore the ancient city of Xian at your own pace. Absorb the rich history, visit local markets, or simply stroll through the charming streets.

    Our driver will pick you up directly from your hotel and ensure a smooth transfer to the airport, catering to your flight schedule. End of your 4 days private Xian adventure tour.

Tour Price ($=USD)

From $403 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

  • Entrance tickets as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Guide: Excellent English-speaking tour guides in Xian
  • Private transfers in an air-conditioned vehicle with a licensed driver
  • Travel Agency Liability Insurance during the tour
  • Government taxes

Price excludes

  • Any optional activity / battery car / shuttle bus inside the attraction
  • Our package does not include travel insurance. Please purchase travel insurance before your trip for any unforeseen circumstances.
  • Accommodation & Meal
  • Gratuities to guide and driver (recommended if you are satisfied with their services)
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