144-Hour Visa-Free Transit in Xi’an 2024: Guides & Travel Tips

144-Hour Visa-Free Transit in Xi’an 2024: Guides & Travel Tips

Since December 1st, 2019, Xi’an has adopted a 144-hour visa-free transit policy, which means foreigners from 54 countries can have a 6-day layover in Xi’an and the neighboring Xianyang without holding a China visa. Generally, 6 days is enough to cover essential attractions in Xi’an. In this article, we will offer you useful tips to help you…

Xi’an Urban Sightseeing Buses: All Lines with Ticket Prices

Xi’an Urban Sightseeing Buses: All Lines with Ticket Prices

With thousands years of history and fascinating traditional culture, the ancient capital of Xi’an is a must-visit destination on your first trip to China. For your Xian tours, the urban sightseeing buses is a great way to explore the city in depth. You can take these buses to the famous attractions in Xi’an, including the mighty…

Is Xi’an Worth Visiting? Reasons to Visit Xi’an

Is Xi’an Worth Visiting? Reasons to Visit Xi’an

Is Xi’an worth visiting? Undoubtedly. This vibrant city presents a tapestry of captivating reasons to explore its rich historical and cultural heritage, indulge in delightful culinary experiences, immerse in breathtaking natural scenery, embrace traditional art and crafts, savor vibrant entertainment and nightlife, and engage in the excitement of shopping and haggling. Xi’an, the ancient…

Best Photography Spots in Xi’an 2022/2023

Best Photography Spots in Xi’an 2022/2023

Picture is one of the best ways to record the moments of your life, especially on the way of a journey. A good spot to take beautiful photos is always a caring point for travelers in a strange city. Xian greets and see off thousands of visitors everyday. Of course, it is a very…

Xi’an Travel FAQs & Tips 2024/2025

Xi’an Travel FAQs & Tips 2024/2025

Before going to Xian tourists always have lots of questions. To help tourists plan a better Xian tour, China Xian tour selected some of the most asked questions and gave some pratical advice and useful information.

Things to Know When Planning the Xian Tour

Things to Know When Planning the Xian Tour

Xian was called Chang’an in Chinese History which means forever peace. The ancient capital city witnessed rise and fall of the feudal dynasties and experienced rules of both liberal and fatuous rulers.

Xian Attractions Price

Xian Attractions Price

Visiting a place with help with local travel agency is the most popular and also the easiest way for most tourists. A tour package may cover the tourist attractions you like most. While many tourists have some free time in Xian beside the traveling days. And they may want to visi…

Xian Worth-buying Souvenirs – What and Where

Xian Worth-buying Souvenirs – What and Where

Xian owns a worldwide fame for being the most ancient capital in China as well as the home to the Eighth Wonder – Terracotta Army which has drawn great attention thoughout the world since its discovery. History, a generous master, has bestowed too many treasures on Xian. It seems that every ancient alley, every…

Free But Popular Tourism Attractions in Xian

Free But Popular Tourism Attractions in Xian

Xian, the home to world-renowned Terracotta Warriors, boasts its long history and a special culture that is passed down for thousands of years. In addition, Xian is also the starting place of the ancient Silk Road, hence the historic sites and regional characteristics are featured distinctly here. What is more exhilarating is, if traveling…

Visit Xian Highlights on Your Own

Visit Xian Highlights on Your Own

Some tourists may have some free days in Xian and want to explore the city on their own pace. Then it would be a good idea to visit downtown attractions independently for tourists who has strong direction sense. Following is the easy independent travel itineraries for your refere…

The Unique Mountain Sceneries in China

The Unique Mountain Sceneries in China

Mt. Huangshan is located in Huangshan city, south of Anhui province. There are 88 peaks above 1000 meters, among which the three main peaks named “Lotus Peak”, “Bright Top Peak” and “Tiandu Peak” are all over 1800 meters above the sea level. Huangshan is famous for its “four wonders” of odd pines, strange rocks,…

Different Ways to Explore Mt. Huashan

Different Ways to Explore Mt. Huashan

To begin with, the driving time from Xian downtown to Huashan usually lasts about two hours. To explore Huashan, there are general 4 routes regarding to Mt. Huashan trip for you to choose. By the way, it is necessary to be noted that the shuttle bus and cable car to north peak respectively cost…

Public Transportation to Mt. Huashan from Xian

Public Transportation to Mt. Huashan from Xian

Mt. Huashan is situated in Huayin county in Shaanxi province, about 120 kilometers from Xian. Known as the top preciptitous mountain in the world, it is on the Things-To-Do list of numerous travelers’ Xian Tour.  The steep paths,  breathtaking crags, beautiful scenery are incredibly worth a shot. For visitors who want to go to…

Sajinqiao Alley – A Great Place to Eat Like Xian Locals

Sajinqiao Alley – A Great Place to Eat Like Xian Locals

In Xian, there’s an unimpressive alley which is so narrow to the extent that only two cars can pass at the same time. There are not so many neon signs, also not many vendors hawking and peddling. The eaters, in a steady stream, just specially come here and tuck in what they like, as…

Muslim Restaurants in Xian

Muslim Restaurants in Xian

Xian is the right place for foodies. Even picky people will absolutely find the food they are fond of. For Muslims, rather than Muslim Street, there are many other upscale restaurants or casual eateries popular in Xian city. Here are several well-known ones listed as follows. Muslim. Laolanjia Having barbecue in the old city…

Chinese & English Name of Xian Attractions

Chinese & English Name of Xian Attractions

Chinese name of places you will go is the must-know thing for tourists who are planning a independent Xian tour. Bellow are the Chinese & English name of some most visited attractions in and nearby Xian.

Travel Destination Tips Departing from Xian

Travel Destination Tips Departing from Xian

Located at the key position of China in geography, Xian is also one of the largest transportation hubs in the country. This article is going to show you the relevant travel destinations for ideal Xian Side Trips that are accessible, setting off from Xian by train, auto and air. Part 1: There are some…

Popular Ski Resorts around Xian

Popular Ski Resorts around Xian

White Deer Plains Ski Resort It is the nearest ski resort in downtown Xian, which is also a famous tourist sites. It covers an area of about 35,000 square meters. Visitors can enjoy both skiing and sightseeing, so it is a great place to relax all out. Particularly, night skiing is also provided here.…

72-Hour Visa- Free Transit in Xian

72-Hour Visa- Free Transit in Xian

Since June 1st 2014, Xian Xianyang International Airport opens 72-hour visa free transit to travelers from 51 countries. Foreign visitors that stop over Xi’an with international connecting flights to visit a 3rd country are able to have a short Xi’an Tour and see the Terracotta W…

Guide to Read a Chinese Ticket & Board a Train in China

Guide to Read a Chinese Ticket & Board a Train in China

Train and flight are the two most popular inter-city transportation methods. Taking the overnight soft-sleeper train and Bullet train are the ideal way to enjoy a relaxing and comfortable travel. Especially with the increasing number of bullet trains open, taking a train to travel to a city is becoming more and more popular. To…