In this 2 days Xian tour, you will follow our exceptional tour guide and driver to see this ancient capital Xian unfold around you. On day 1, you will visit the well-preserved ancient building Big Wild Goose Pagoda and appreciate precious cultural relics at Shaanxi History Museum; on day 2, you will explore the over 2000-year-old terracotta army and stroll on Ancient City Wall to watch this amazing city from a different perspective. Your knowledgeable guide will tell you stories of these sites and answer all of your questions. You will be well taken care of throughout the tour.
Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Shaanxi History Museum, Xian Ancient City Wall, Terra-Cotta Warriors and Horses Museum
AM: Our tour guide will greet you at Xian airport or train station by holding your name and then take you to your downtown hotel to check in. After a short rest, we will have a lunch before visiting the Big Wild Goose Pagoda. The pagoda was originally built to hold sutras and Buddha statues that Xuanzang brought back to China from India in the Tang Dynasty. Now there is a big garden around Big Wild Goose Pagoda where people can have a nice walk.
Noon: Lunch in a local restaurant.
PM: Next, we will head to Shaanxi History Museum, one of the biggest museums in China. It houses lots of precious cultural heritages unearthed in Shaanxi Province which show the development of Chinese civilization.
After a cultural feast at the museum, return to your hotel.
AM: Our tour guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel at 09:00 am. First, you will visit Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum which lies in Lintong District of Xian City. The museum has three pits with a total area of 22,780 square meters. As one of the most significant archaeological discoveries in the 20th century, the museum shows a surprisingly high level in craftsmanship and sculpture. It is a sight not to be missed by any visitor to China.
Noon: Lunch in a local restaurant.
PM: Next, we will move on to Xian Ancient City Wall, the most completely preserved and largest city wall in China. It was built for military defense in the Ming Dynasty. Visitors can optionally ride a bike on the top of the City Wall.
After the whole tour is finished, our guide and driver will escort you to Xian Airport or train station.
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.