Xian used to be the capital of 13 ancient Chinese dynasties, which left a wealth of historical sites including the unparalleled Terracotta Warriors and Horses. But Xian also has many other places well worth visiting such as informative Hanyangling Museum, majestic City Wall, bustling Muslim Street, and ancient Small Wild Goose Pagoda. On this 2 days Xian small group tour, you will travel in the company of a local knowledgeable and accommodating English-speaking tour guide and may meet some interesting people from all over the world. Contact us right now to save yourself the trouble of planning a tour and have a wonderful experience in Xian.
Terracotta Warriors and Horses, Hanyangling Museum, North Square of Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Small Wild Goose Pagoda, Xian Ancient City Wall, Bell Tower and Drum Tower Square, Muslim Quarter
AM: Our tour guide and driver will pick you up from your downtown hotel in the morning. We will drive about 1 hour to the first stop Terracotta Warriors. Before visiting the museum, we will pay a short visit to Terracotta Figures Factory where you will learn about the process of making figures and appreciate some fine artworks. There are also souvenirs like mini warriors if you are interested. Known as “the eighth major miracle of the world” and one of the most significant archaeological discoveries in the 20th century, the museum shows a surprisingly high level in sculpture. It has three pits with a total area of 22,780 square meters. You will have about 2.5 hours exploring the museum.
Noon: Lunch in a local restaurant.
PM: After lunch, we will head to the famous Hanyangling Museum. The mausoleum is shared by Jingdi, the fourth emperor of the Western Han Dynasty, and his empress, but they have their own graves. In the excavated satellite burial corridors you will see many mortuary objects. BTW, on the way to Hanyangling Museum, you will pass by Qin Shi Huang Mausoleum and have a glimpse of it in the car. Through today’s tour, you may get some knowledge of Chinese imperial burial culture.
At the end of the tour, transfer back to your hotel.
Accommodation: Hotel in city area booked by yourself
AM: The tour guide and driver will meet you at your hotel lobby. The tour will begin with Small Wild Goose Pagoda, one of the two Buddhist temples built in the Tang Dynasty. The pagoda sits in an ancient Chinese style garden. You will also have chance to visit Xian Museum to appreciate plenty of precious cultural relics. Next we will move on to North Square of Big Wild Goose Pagoda to admire the pagoda from a distance and enjoy some relaxing time walking on the square.
Noon: Lunch in a local restaurant.
PM: After lunch, we’ll head toXian Ancient City Wall. The 600-year-old City Wall is the most completely preserved and largest city wall in China. Visitors can optionally ride bikes on the top of the City Wall to see the city from a unique angle. After that you will stroll around the Bell Tower and Drum Tower Square. The last stop is the Muslim Quarter. Many special local products and snacks could be found along this street. At the end of the tour, your guide and driver will escort you back to your hotel.
Excellent English-speaking tour guide and experienced driver
Personal expenses and optional activities such as bike riding on the City Wall
A minimum of 2 people are required to operate the tour.
The cost is based on pick-up and drop-off at Xian downtown hotel. If you arrive in or depart Xian by train on the day and need train station transfer, the extra cost is CNY100 per way for Xi’an Railway Station and CNY200 per way for Xian North Train Station.
The itineraries of two days may be done in inverse order according to the booking of other tourists, but we promise you will visit all mentioned sites except for force majeure.
Step 1: You can directly book online or please feel free to share your tour plans or thoughts at [email protected] , our travel consultant will contact you within 12 hours.
Step 2: A small amount deposit will be required to book a tour. After deposit received, a detailed service voucher will be sent to you to confirm the booking.
Step 3: Balance due will be required 7-15 days ahead of your travel date.
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.