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Tour Overview

This classic Muslim tour in 5 days is specially designed for people who take the direct flight of Air Asia to visit only Xian or nearby cities. We know that many flights arrive and depart at midnight and fully take it into account when set up the daily pickup time and itinerary arrangement. With a comfortable travel pace, the local Muslim expert guide will introduce you the discover the pearl-like attractions of this city: Terracotta Warriors, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Shaanxi History Museum, City Wall, Great Mosque…

Highlights of this tour:

1. 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 Big Wild Goose Pagoda.
2. Hunt for a variety of Muslim snacks and authentic local specialties in the Muslim Quarter.
3. Visit one of the oldest and largest Islamic mosques in China – the Great Mosque, which features a mixed architectural styles of Muslim and Chinese traditions.
4. Have a historical visit to Daming Palace National Heritage Park, the most magnificent imperial palace complex in the Tang Dynasty.
5. Spend an afternoon soaking in Qujiang Pool Relic Park, once a royal garden, now a public recreation area with natural beauty and abundant history.

Day-by-day Itinerary

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  1. A great honor for us to have you on our 5-day Xi'an Muslim Package Tour. Upon your arrival at Xi'an Xianyang International Airport, you will see your driver waiting for you by holding a sign with your name and then transfer you to the well-selected hotel for check-in. The rest time is free for you to have a good rest.

    Accommodation: 4-Star Hotel

  2. Considering that you arrive in Xi'an at midnight, we arrange for you to start the tour later to ensure you get enough sleep. At 10:00 AM, your guide and driver will pick you up to the world-famous Terracotta Warriors and Horses, which takes about one hour in general. With the reputation of "The Eight Wonder of the World", it is a super large burial mausoleum from the Qin Dynasty (221-207 BC) including 3 imposing pits that collect more than 8,000 life-size terracotta figurines with different facial features, and multitudinous well-arrayed chariots and horses.

    After the visit, have lunch in a local restaurant.

    In the afternoon, we'll drive to visit Banpo Museum, China's first museum built on a prehistoric site. There are over 30,000 cultural relics in this museum, including human bone specimens, paleontological fossil specimens, and production tools used by the primitive Banpo people such as pottery knives, chisels, and axes... A part of the Neolithic village (6,000 years ago) is preserved in the Site Hall of the museum, with relics like houses, cellars, fences, and large ditches, showing the appearance of the original village. Then, have dinner and drive you back to Xi'an.

    Accommodation: 4-Star Hotel

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

  3. At 9:00 in the morning, you will be escorted to Shaanxi History Museum, which is China's first large-scale modern national museum, with a collection of more than 1.7 million precious cultural relics that carry the historical information about Xi'an from the Prehistoric Times (115,000 years ago) to 1840 AD. Afterwards, we'll head for Big Wild Goose Pagoda, a masterpiece of Buddhist architecture in the Tang Dynasty (618-907) of China. It was built to house sutras and figures of the Buddha brought to China from India by Buddhist translators and the wandering monk Xuanzang.

    After the visit, have lunch in a local restaurant.

    You will spend the afternoon soaking in Qujiang Pool Relic Park, once a royal garden, now a public recreation area with natural beauty and abundant history. Wooden cabins, shadow play, tiny waterfalls, reed swamps, etc. will surely feast your eyes. After dinner, you will be transferred to your hotel.

    Accommodation: 4-Star Hotel

    Big Wild Goose Pagoda in Xian
    Big Wild Goose Pagoda and Xuanzang

  4. Today, we'll continue our 5-day Xi'an Muslim tour by visiting the Ancient City Wall first. It's the largest and best-preserved ancient city wall in China, used as a military defense in old times. In addition to taking a walk on the wall, you can ride a bicycle to catch a bird's-eye view of the local ancient architectural complex. Then, have a deep exploration of Bell & Drum Tower Square and Muslim Quarter, where you can hunt for a variety of Muslim snacks and authentic local specialties.

    After finishing all visits, have lunch in a local restaurant.

    In the afternoon, move forward to the Great Mosque, one of the oldest and largest Islamic mosques in China, with a mixed architectural style of Muslim and Chinese traditions. After the Great Mosque visit, we will enjoy a leisure stroll on Luoma Pedestrian Street, with a total length of 600 meters (656 yards). It is one of the trendiest commercial streets in Xi'an, where you can experience the strong local life atmosphere. After a bumper dinner, you will be escorted back to your hotel.

    Accommodation: 4-Star Hotel

    Xian Great Mosque
    Great Mosque in Xian

  5. Today is the last day of your Xi'an Muslim tour. In the morning, we are going to drive to the Small Wild Goose Pagoda, which is a great destination to settle your nerves due to its tranquil and peaceful environment. If you're lucky, you can catch up with such an interesting scene where groups of middle-aged and elderly people are practicing Tai Chi. Later, you'll be transferred to Dapiyuan Mosque, which features the architectural style of the Ming (1368 -1644) and Qing Dynasties (1636 - 1912). Most of the buildings are decorated with delicate carvings and paintings, adding a lot of mystery and cultural charm to the mosque.

    Then have lunch in a local restaurant.

    Following is a historical visit to Daming Palace National Heritage Park, the most magnificent imperial palace complex in the Tang Dynasty. Grandiose palaces and dreamlike pools make your mind travel between ancient and modern, and you can feel the perfect combination of prosperous Tang culture and modern fashion here. Later, you'll be arranged a farewell dinner and then be escorted to the airport or train stations for your departure.

    Xian Daming Palace
    Daming Palace

Tour Price Per Person ($=USD)

From $659 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

  • Hotel with breakfast listed in the itinerary: 4 nights in Xian
  • Transportation in air-conditioned with a professional and skilled driver
  • Excellent English-speaking guide
  • All entrance tickets as listed in the itinerary
  • 4 days’ Chinese style lunches and dinners as listed
  • Road tolls, fuel fee, and parking fees
  • China Travel Insurance
  • Government tax

Price excludes

  • Visa application or international flights
  • Gratuities (Highly recommended: $4-8 per person per day)
  • Personal expense
  • Any activity not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Optional activities (Riding a bike on Xian City Wall)
  • The tickets for Bell & Drum Tower in Xian

Special notes:

  • The tour provides luxury hotel, comfortable hotel and economy hotel. Please kindly advise which class you want when booking or inquiry.
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