As an ancient capital of 13 dynasties, Xian has a long history and rich culture. There are so many reasons to visit this amazing city. It has something for absolutely everyone. From ancient City Wall to sacred Big Wild Goose Pagoda, unique Great Mosque to lively Muslim Street, you will fall deeper and deeper in love with Xian on this tour. Our professional guide will take good care of you throughout the tour, explain the stories of these sites in details and answer all of your questions. Pick this tour to get to know Xian and have a great memory of this city.
Xian City Wall, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Great Mosque and Muslim Quarter
AM: At 09:00, the tour guide and driver will meet you at your downtown hotel. First, we will go to visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda which was originally built to hold the sutra and Buddha statues that Xuanzang brought back to China from India in the Tang Dynasty. Now there is a big garden around the pagoda where people can have a nice walk. Next, we will move on to the Ancient City Wall which is one of the largest and most completely preserved ancient military defense systems in the world. It provides invaluable and substantial materials for studying the history, military science, and architecture of the Ming Dynasty. Tourists can optionally ride a bike on the top of the City Wall.
Noon: Lunch in a local restaurant.
PM: After lunch, pay a visit to 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. At last, take a leisurely walk down the Muslim Street and taste some local snacks if you like (at your own expense).
At the end of the tour, your guide and drive will escort you back 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.