Have you heard of the story of Yellow Emperor, the initiator of Chinese civilization? It is said that Yellow Emperor and Yan Emperor defeated Chiyou tribe 5000 years ago and established Chinese nation, formerly called Huaxia nationality. And he is basically omnipotent, practicing medicine, inventing well, building houses, making weapons, etc. This tour will take you to Yellow Emperor Mausoleum and Xuanyuan Temple to know about Yellow Emperor in details. The place is not only a mausoleum but also a spiritual home of Chinese people. Because the sites are far from Xian, you will stay in the car for 6.5-8 hours in total, which will be a good chance to see the Loess Plateau in Northern Shaanxi Province.
Yellow Emperor Mausoleum, Xuanyuan Temple.
English speaking guide + Driver + Vehicle + Entrance fee + Bottled water
AM: In the morning, our guide and driver will meet you at your Xian downtown hotel and we will drive 200 km (about 3.5 hours) northward to Yellow Emperor Mausoleum. In Chinese legend, Yellow emperor is the ancestor of all Chinese people. On each Tomb Sweeping Day, local government will hold sacrificial ceremony to pay respect to the legendary initiator of Chinese civilization, and many domestic and overseas Chinese people come to honor our ancestor. The mausoleum area is ideal for both sightseeing and Chinese culture learning.
Noon: Lunch will be at your own expense (please feel free to ask your guide for suggestions)
PM: In the afternoon, you will pay a visit to Xuanyuan Temple. The temple was originally built in the Han Dynasty (202BC-220AD) in memory of the Yellow Emperor. The existing architecture was built in the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) and the later years.
At the end of the tour, you will be transferred back to hotel at about 19:00.
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.