Tour Type: Private Day Tour
Attractions: Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Terra-cotta Warriors, Ancient City Wall
Service Includes: Beijing to Xian by overnight train, Xian to Beijing by flight, Air-conditioned private car and driver, English-speaking tour guide.
* B(Breakfast), L(Lunch), D(Dinner)
In the early morning, our driver will pick-up from your hotel in Beijing and transfer you to Beijing airport. Take flight to Xian. On your arrival, our guide will hold a sign with your name waiting for you at the exit. Pick up and transfer you to check in the hotel.
After lunch, visit the Shaanxi History Museum. The history of Shaanxi is said to be the history of China, and this museum is quite simply one of the nation's best. Four major galleries in large, Tang-style buildings house a vast and impressive collection, beautifully displayed. Most of the item labels are in English, although some other information on the exhibitions is not, but your guide can help here.
Visit Big Goose Pagoda. A major Buddhist site, the simple, elegant brick Pagoda stands in the grounds of the attractive Da Ci'en Temple. The Pagoda was built in the 7th century to house the Buddhist materials that Xuanzang (Tripitaka) brought back from his epic journey to India. The Temple complex has several large halls with some great Buddhist statues and murals.
Move on to the Great Mosque. The Great Mosque of Xian is the largest and best preserved of the early mosques of China. Built primarily in the Ming Dynasty when Chinese architectural elements were synthesized into mosque architecture, the mosque resembles a fifteenth century Buddhist temple with its single axis lined with courtyards and pavilions.
Close to the mosque is the Muslim Street which many special local products and snacks to be found along this street. You can enjoy preserved meat, casserole, various noodles.
Pick up from the hotel. Visit Xian Ancient City Wall, the City Wall is one of the largest ancient military defensive systems in the world and the most complete ancient city wall in China. And today, the city wall is regarded as a landmark dividing the Xian city into the inner part and the outer part. You are free to take the bicycle around the city wall at your own expenses (optional).
Then drive to visit famous and must-be see spot, the Terra-Cotta Warriors, which is a collection of terracotta sculptures depicting the armies of Qin Shi Huang, the first Emperor of China. It is a form of funerary art buried with the emperor in 210–209 BC and whose purpose was to protect the emperor in his afterlife.
After the tour, transferred to Xian Airport and take later afternoon flight back to Beijing.
1. Private car and driver;
2. Personal English-speaking tour guide;
3. No other travelers in the tour;
4. More flexible time on each site;
5. Taken good care of each visitor;
Tour Prices (per person in US $)
|Number of Travelers||Deluxe||Standard||Budget|
|2 - 3 Persons||$825||$790||$775|
|4 - 5 Persons||$775||$735||$720|
|6 - 9 Persons||$755||$720||$700|
|Single Room Supplement||$80||$45||$30|
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1. Infant Price: for an infant of 0-2 years old, this tour is free of charge.
2. Confirmation: Upon receiving your booking request, tour booking confirmation will be sent within 24 hours.