Riding a Bike on City Wall Top
Xi’an Ancient City Wall is beyond doubt a must see site in Xian. Since the total length of the City Wall is 13.74km, which requires lots of work and energy if one intend to cover the whole City Wall – it will take 5 hours if walking at normal speed.
To make the City Wall sightseeing more interesting and easier, the scenic area offers bike rental service to tourists. Riding a bike to visit city wall is a most welcomed and cool way to visit City Wall. And some other visitors usually take a battery cart to visit City Wall.
The bike is available all year round on City Wall. And the cost is: RMB45/2 hours for single-people bike and RMB90/2 hours for double-people bike. A round riding on the wall top require around 2 hours. While the RMB400 deposit is required when you rent the bike.
And the cost for battery cart is RMB20/from one gate to next gate, there are four main gates of City Wall, so a tourist will spend RMB80 per person if cover the whole City Wall by battery cart.
In each main gate of the City Wall: South Gate, North Gate, East Gate, and West Gate there are bike rental stations where visitors could rent or return the bike. Before 19:00 visitors could rent or return bike at any one station. But after 19:00 they have to go to the South Gate bike station to return the bike. And overtime cost will be charged according to how long time exceeded.
Opening time of City Wall:
Spring and summer: 08:00 – 21:30
Autumn and winter: 08:00 – 19:00