This Xian City Day Tour includes the most famous attractions in downtown Xian: Shaanxi History Museum, Ancient City Wall, Great Mosque, Bell and Drum Tower Square, and Muslim Quarter. You will admire the precious cultural relics in the museum, listen to a knowledgeable guide explaining the history and function of the amazing City Wall, wander around the Great Mosque to appreciate the mixed architecture, and enjoy local delicacy at the vibrant Muslim Quarter.
Shaanxi History Museum, Xian City Wall, Bell and Drum Tower Square, Great Mosque
AM: At 09:00, our tour guide and driver will meet you at your downtown hotel. First, we will go to visit the Shaanxi History Museum, one of the biggest museums in China. It houses the cultural heritages of Shaanxi Province and shows the development of Chinese civilization. Then enjoy visiting 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.
Noon: Lunch in local restaurant.
PM: After lunch, visit the Bell and Drum Tower Square to admire the Bell Tower and Drum Tower from outside. Next, we will 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.