This one day Xian private tour is about cute animals and folk art. In the morning, your guide will accompany you to Qinling Wildlife Park to see many kinds of animals and watch interesting performances. You will see adorable panda in its distinctive black and white coat play with each other and chew bamboos. Can you believe that an adult panda eats about 12 to 15 kilograms bamboos each day? In the afternoon, you will visit Guanzhong Folk Art Museum to appreciate some Ming and Qing style ancient residences, over 1000-year-old hitching posts, brick carvings, shadow puppets, old furniture, and other cultural relics. If you are a fan of pandas and also interested in Chinese folk art, this tour is just made for you. You will have lots of fun!
Louguantai Giant Panda Researching and Protecting Center, Guanzhong Folk Art Museum.
English speaking guide + Driver + Vehicle + Entrance fee + Bottled water
AM: In the morning, our guide and driver will pick you up from your Xian downtown hotel and then transfer you to Qinling Wildlife Park, 28 kilometers away from Xian City. It is the first wildlife zoo in northwest China. The park with a total area of more than 1,700,000 square meters is home to more than 300 species of animals from all over the world totaling up to 10,000 animals. It is divided into four areas, walking area, herbivore area, ferocious animal area and bird singing woods. You will see golden monkeys, kangaroos, white tigers, chimpanzees, flamingoes, hippos, crocodiles, alpacas, parrots, etc. And of course, you will have chance to see the loveliest animal on this planet, giant pandas. One is called “Ming Ming” and the other “Qin Qin”. With their black eye patches, round ears, small nose and fuzzy pelt, they will definitely melt your heart.
Noon: Lunch will be at your own expense (please feel free to ask your guide for suggestions)
PM: In the afternoon, we will visit Guanzhong Folk Art Museum. The museum at the foot of the famous Taoist mountain, Nanwutai Mountain, is the best known large-scale folk art museum in Shaanxi Province. You will see the stone carvings, wood carvings, Guanzhong Plain folk houses, production tools, living goods, and items reflecting folk customs in old days. If you have interest in local folk culture, this museum is highly recommended.
At the end of the tour, your guide and driver will escort you back to hotel at about 18:00.
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.