(Summary) Explore Xian’s best-known sites with your private tour guide and driver on a 2-day fully guided tour with pick-up and drop-off at your hotel in Xian city area. You will visit Terracotta Warriors and Horses, Yongxingfang Food & Folk Culture Quarter, and City Wall on the first day, and Shaanxi History Museum, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, and Great Mosque the next day. Your knowledgeable tour guide will show you around the sites and share fascinating Chinese history and culture with you.
Terracotta Warriors and Horses, Yongxingfang Food Street, City Wall, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Shaanxi History Museum, Great Mosque
AM: In the morning at 08:30, our guide and driver will meet you at your downtown hotel. Then you will be transferred to Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum. Known as “the Eighth Wonder of the World” and one of the most significant archaeological discoveries in the 20th century, the museum shows a surprisingly high level in sculpture.
Noon: Lunch at a local restaurant.
PM: After lunch at a local restaurant, you will be escorted back to city area to explore the Xian City Wall. This 600-year-old City Wall is the largest and the most completely preserved ancient city wall in China. Bike and battery cart are available on the City Wall and they are optional. After descending the City Wall, you will visit a new food street in Xian – Yongxingfang Local Food & Folk Culture Quarter. It is an excellent place to try some local snacks in good sanitary condition. Then you will walk around for a while to have a glimpse of the lifestyle of the local people.
The tour will end around 17:00 so you can enjoy some free afternoon time.
AM: After hotel pick-up at about 09:00 am, you will pay a visit to Big Wild Goose Pagoda first. The pagoda was originally built in the early Tang Dynasty (618-907) to keep the sutras and Buddha statues brought back from ancient India by master Xuanzang. Now the Big Wild Goose Pagoda area is a popular amusement place among local people. You may see some people do morning exercise there.
Noon: Lunch at a local restaurant.
PM: Then after a short drive, you will arrive at the Shaanxi History Museum. It is the best place to learn about the long and splendid history of Shaanxi Province. Today’s tour will end at the Chinese-style Great Mosque, the largest gathering place of Muslims living in Xian.
At the end of the tour, you will be escorted back to 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.