This itinerary includes 6 attractions well worth visiting in Xian including the Terracotta Warriors and Horses, Ancient City Wall, Shaanxi History Museum, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Bell & Drum Tower Square, and Banpo Neolithic Village. You will explore these sites with a knowledgeable and accommodating English-speaking tour guide. After the tour, you will have a new understanding of this amazing place. Pick this tour to get to know real Xian and fall for this ancient capital.
Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses, Banpo Neolithic Village, Bell and Drum Tower Square, Xian Ancient City Wall, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Shaanxi History Museum.
Attractions: Shaanxi History Museum, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Bell and Drum Tower Square(lunch)
Upon your arrival in Xian, our English-speaking tour guide will greet you at airport or train station by holding your name and escort you to downtown Xian in a comfortable van. After lunch, we will visit the Shaanxi History Museum to appreciate plenty of priceless cultural relics. Next, we will head to the Big Wild Goose Pagoda which is a place to worship Buddha. The pagoda was originally built to hold the sutras and Buddha statues that Xuanzang brought back to China from India. Now there is a big garden around the pagoda where people can have a nice walk. Then continue the tour to Bell and Drum Tower square to admire the Bell Tower and Drum Tower from a distance. Local people come here for shopping and relaxing themselves. You can find large malls, local food and entertainment facilities. At last, drive back to your downtown hotel.
Accommodation: Hotel booked by yourself
Shaanxi History Museum
Day 2 Xian
Attractions: Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses, Banpo Neolithic Village, Xian Ancient City Wall (Lunch)
Our guide and driver will meet you at your hotel lobby in the morning. We’ll visit Banpo Museum first. This New Stone Age site, dating from approximately 5,000 to 4,000 B.C., is one of the most complete examples of a Neolithic agricultural settlement in the world. Next, we will move on to the most important stop Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses. It was listed as a world heritage site by UNESCO in 1987. 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 3 pits with a total area of 22,780 square meters. You will also have a glimpse of Qin Shi Huang Mausoleum in the car on the way back to city area. Last stop will be Xian Ancient City Wall, the most complete city wall that has survived in China. It is one of the largest and best-preserved ancient military defense systems in the world. It provides invaluable and substantial materials for studying the history, military science, and architecture of the Ming Dynasty. Visitors can optionally ride a bike on the top of the City Wall to see the city from a unique angle. After a great time on the City Wall, transfer back to your hotel.
Accommodation: Hotel booked by yourself
Terracotta Warriors and Horses
Day 3 Xian Departure
Our driver will pick you up from hotel according to your flight schedule and transfer you to the airport. Wish you a pleasant journey！
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A small amount of deposit will be charged in advance via PayPal for tour booking (Deposit for tours excluding train/flight/hotel: USD50-USD200; deposit for tours including train/flight: your travel consultant will advise according to group size and itinerary). Balance is acceptable via PayPal at least 3 days ahead of the tour or with cash paid to the tour guide on the tour. Both RMB and hard currency are acceptable.
Our Tour Guide
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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.
Always makes you feel safe and comfortable is the main goal of our service. The vehicles we use are all air-conditioned and kept in good safety and sanitary condition. The drivers we use are all licensed driver with many years driving experience. More attentive, we offer you a free baby seatservice if you travel with your baby.
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 an important part of Chinese culture. China fits for all budgets. Hotels booked by us include breakfasts. Lunches are arranged at restaurants which are popular among the real locals with good environment (You might be a little worried about using washrooms in China, please rest assured that all restaurants have western style washroom). Dinners are mostly left for yourself to allow you more freedom on your own discovery to local food or having some familiar hometown food.
If you are vegetarian, Muslim, or allergic to any kind of food, please feel free to tell your travel consultant in advance. We will help arrange proper restaurant or food to meet your needs.