In this 3 days trip, you will experience most famous places of interests in Xi'an, accompany by a knowledgeable English speaking tour guide, explain the historical locations you visit. Day 1, from Terra-cotta Warriors, Cave Dwellings, Banpo Museum to Muslim Street. Day 2, continue to visit Big Goose Pagoda, City Wall and Bell Tower, Drum Tower. Day 3, morning to National History Museum of Shaanxi, and afternoon to Hangyang Tomb. All the entrance tickets to the sights, local lunch and private English speaking tour guide & transportation are inclusive in this 3-day tour!
Explore the Terra-cotta Warriors Museum, one of the Eighth Wonders of the World with a professional guide;
Have the chance to see the cave dwellings where the locals still live in;
Visit Banpo Matriarchal Clan Village Museum, which is the first prehistorically sites museum of China;
Take a food adventure on Muslim Street and try the delicious snacks;
Wander in the Big Goose Pagoda, one of the most famous Buddhist pagodas in China;
Climb to the ancient Xi'an City Wall;
Walk into the Drum Tower and Bell Tower, which were used in ancient times as the time keeping the center for the entire city
Have a discovery walk in National History Museum of Shaanxi (Shut on Monday);
Visit Hangyang Tomb, the only underground museum in China;
You will be picked up at the centrally located hotel at 8:30am by your professional English speaking tour guide.
Firstly, visit Terra-cotta Warriors, known as the Eighth Wonder in the World. In 1974, when several farmers were digging a water well nearby the tomb of the first Qin emperor, the fragments of the Terra-cotta figures were found. Later on, it's found to be a huge underground army built in the Qin dynasty, which can be dating back to 2200 years ago. It's considered as one of the most important archeological discoveries in the 20th century in China.
On the moment when you enter the museum, standing in front of the thousands of the life size terra-cotta warriors, you will not say anything but “Woo!”, it seems that those warriors have come back to life telling us the story happened about the lost Qin empire.
Dine in a local Chinese Restaurant.
After lunch, drive to visit Big Wild Goose Pagoda, situated in the Da Ci'en Temple (mercy and thanksgiving temple), is one of the most famous Buddhist pagodas in China. It is named after the story of Xuanzang's journey to the west. Xuanzang is an eminent monk in Tang Dynasty. After he had gone on a pilgrimage for Buddhist scriptures in Tianzhu, known as India now, the pagoda was built to store the scriptures and Buddhist relics he brought from India 1300 years ago.
Then take another 30 minutes to walk around Muslim Street, located in the very downtown of Xi'an, muslim quarters will be another highlight in Xi'an. You may see the local muslim cooking the street food like kababs and pickled beef , selling the dried fruit and 100% knock off stuff, and you will get into the real life of the local people.
You will be picked up at the centrally located hotel at 8:00am
Relax day city tour from visiting National History Museum of Shaanxi. As the capital of 13 imperial dynasties in Chinese history, Xi'an is endowed with rich treasures in both culture and substance. It is the first large-scaled modern national museum of China, preserve a great number of the historic and cultural relics.
Dine at the local Chinese restaurant.
Big Goose Pagoda. This is a Tang Dynasty Buddhism Temple dated back to 1,300 years ago. You gonna to learn historical facts and enjoy interesting stories here.
The Bell Tower and Drum Tower are the symbols of Xi'an as they were built in the very center of the city about 600 years ago. The area has been turned into Xi'an commercial district, and a lot of shopping can be done in the area. It is all beautifully designed and landscaped.
Take around 1 hour to Hangyang Tomb, explore Hangyang Tomb in the morning, which is also called “JingDi's Tomb”. It is located near the airport about 30km north of Xian City. This is a burial sight for Emperor Jingdi and his wife Empress Wangzhi. This tomb could be dated back to 2,100 years ago. It is the only underground museum in China.
Dine at the local Chinese restaurant.
City Wall, one of the best preserved walls all around China with a history over 600 years, dividing the whole Xi'an city into two parts, including the inner city known as the old town and the outer city. This city wall goes all around with a perimeter about 13.7km (8.5 miles), the four major city gates, guard houses, battlements are still perfectly preserved, you may climb to the top of the wall to have a very relaxing walk to have a spectacular view of the old town inside the wall, or you can even do biking on the top of the wall (optional: by your own expense), feeling the very tender wind blowing over your face to get a smooth touch of the history back to the Ming dynasty.
Then, go to visit Great Mosque, which is one of the oldest, largest and best-preserved Islamic mosques in China.
If you still have energy, here is one optional attraction - Small Goose Pagoda, you can cover the extra ticket fee by your own expense, thanks
Now, it is time to say goodbye. Drop you off at the hotel to finish the entire trip in Xi'an!
|Group Size||Adult(Age:8-80) Price/p.p||Child(Age:4-7) Price/p.p||Infant(Age:0-3) Price/p.p|
|1 Number||$ 720||$ 210||Free|
|2 Number||$ 455||$ 210||Free|
|3 Number||$ 375||$ 210||Free|
|4 Number||$ 335||$ 210||Free|
|5 Number||$ 315||$ 210||Free|
|6 Number||$ 310||$ 210||Free|
|7 Number||$ 295||$ 210||Free|
|8 Number||$ 280||$ 210||Free|
|9 Number||$ 270||$ 210||Free|
|10 Number||$ 265||$ 210||Free|
English-speaking tour guide service fee
Air-conditioned vehicle with a private driver
Gas, toll & parking lot fees
Lunch in a local Chinese restaurant for the 3 days tour
All entrance tickets fees listed above
Hotel pick up and drop-off
Gratuity to the guide and driver
The quoted price is for an 8-hour tour per day. If you use more than 6 hours or less than 8 hours per day it will still be considered a full day.
Additional hours are billed at 50CNY to 100CNY for the guide and 50CNY to 100CNY for the driver.
Please note that the itinerary is flexible and we can adjust it according to your personal interests, the weather or any unexpected conditions.
For the lunch, we will take you to the authentic Chinese local restaurant catering for the locals with great dishes. If you prefer to take a lunch in a fancy restaurant or order dishes more than our budget then you can just cover the cost difference above our budget.
We conduct only private tour but not group tour and won't mix you with others.
Our tours are complete non-forced shopping tour and we won't take you to any factories without request to waste your valuable time.