Best of Xi'an

3-Day Xi'an Tour

Code:XA05
Type:Private Tour
Departure:Flexible
fr US$276based on 2 adults & 4-star hotels in low season
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Best of Xi'an

Xi'an, the capital of 13 ancient Chinese dynasties in the past centuries, is the birthplace of Chinese historical civilizations. Within three days, unveil the mystery of the ancient capital by visiting the best highlights including historical explorations in Terracotta Army, Big Wild Goose Pagoda and Shaanxi History Museum, a relaxing stroll on Xi'an City Wall and a unique appreciation in Great Mosque.

Overview
Tour Highlights
  • Immerse yourself in the treasure of Qin dynasty (221BC-207BC) in Terracotta Army.
  • Stroll along on the top of Xi'an City Wall which has recorded changes over past 600 hundred years.
  • Pay a visit to the largest Islamic mosque with Chinese architectural style in Muslim Quarter.
  • Admire the 1,300-year-old Big Wild Goose Pagoda.
  • Follow the course of Chinese history by appreciating precious national collections in Shaanxi History Museum.

Best of Xi'an

3-Day Xi'an

Code:XA05
Type:Private Tour
Departure:Flexible
from US$276
Tour Highlights
  • Immerse yourself in the treasure of Qin dynasty (221BC-207BC) in Terracotta Army.
  • Stroll along on the top of Xi'an City Wall which has recorded changes over past 600 hundred years.
  • Pay a visit to the largest Islamic mosque with Chinese architectural style in Muslim Quarter.
  • Admire the 1,300-year-old Big Wild Goose Pagoda.
  • Follow the course of Chinese history by appreciating precious national collections in Shaanxi History Museum.
Day by Day Itinerary
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Day 1
Arrive in Xi'an
Airport pick-up and transfer to your hotel. Free time for sightseeing within the city proper.
Luxury: Wyndham Grand Xi'an South Hotel Superior: Ramada Xi'an Bell Tower

You will be picked up at the arrival hall by your English-speaking guide and then be transferred to the hotel by your private car with air-condition. Then the rest of day will be flexible for you and you may wander around and enjoy beautiful night scene of Xi'an.

Day 2
Essences of ancient Xi'an
Stand in awe of the Terracotta Army. An impressive cycling experience on the ancient City Wall. Wander about the Muslim Quarter & Great Mosque.
Breakfast

Start your wonder tour with a visit to 2000-year-old Terracotta Army, endowed with the title of the "Eighth Wonder of the World". You will marvel at its spectacular large-scale military formation and the superb craftsmanship of life-sized terracotta warriors varied in facial expressions and postures. Follow your guide to the largest Pit 1 where more than 1,000 pottery figurines stand neatly in rows, incredible and shocking. Then move to Pit 2, the mystery of battle formation in ancient times will come into your eyes. Finally visit Pit3 which serves as the headquarters. Listen to your guide revealing legends attached to the warriors and admire the mighty power of Qin dynasty (221BC-207BC) and supreme power of China's First Emperor of Qin.

Tips: Flashes are not allowed while taking photos in the pits. 

Lunch will be left on your own for more flexibility and your insider guide will offer nice recommendations based on your tastes and preferences. 

Then drive back to 600-year-old Xi'an City Wall, the largest and the most complete ancient city wall extant in China. It surrounds downtown Xi'an with a length of about 14 km (about 8.75 miles) in the shape of rectangle. Roam over the wide walkway on the top of the ancient wall, experience this national historic site, and enjoy the wonderful mix of the historical and the modern of Xi'an. If you like, you may rent a bike (optional) along the city wall to fully feel the sediment of historical cultural heritage.

Afterwards, continue your tour with a visit to Great Mosque, the largest and well-preserved Islamic mosque featuring Chinese architectural style. Pavilions with cornice roof, four exquisite courtyards and the local Muslims coming to pray will make you feel the beauty of tranquility and sanctity.

Then take an enjoyable walk at the bustling Muslim Quarter around the mosque, the well-known intricate bazaar with various stalls selling different Muslim food or souvenirs along the roadway on both sides. You may try some local tasty snacks and see the authentic lifestyle of local people.

Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses Museum
Day 3
Appreciate national treasures and Xi'an Departure
Discover the Small Wild Goose Pagoda and Xi'an Museum. Airport see-off for your departure flight.
Breakfast

After breakfast, approach to the tranquil Small Wild Goose Pagoda built in 8th century for prayer for health and luck to the emperor. Discover its architectural miracle with your local tour guide.

Then proceed to the Xi'an Museum and unveil the earlier history of China before 13th century from the treasures stored here.

After the dialogues with history, your tour in Xi'an concludes here. You will be transferred to the airport by your private car for your departure flight. 

Accommodations
Xian
Xian
Luxury

Wyndham Grand Xi'an South Hotel

No.208, Cien East Road, Qujiang Giant Wild Goose Pagoda, Xian, China
Wyndham Xi'an Grand South Hotel is located in the city's newly built CBD area, featuring the grand Tang Dynasty's architectural styles with amazing night views and easy access for shopping.
Superior

Ramada Xi'an Bell Tower

No.79 Bei Da Jie, Xincheng, Xi'an, China
Ramada Xi'an Bell Tower boasts great location in the city center with comfortable rooms and good western buffet breakfast, easy to take a walk around to explore local life.
Luxury
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Xian

Wyndham Grand Xi'an South Hotel

No.208, Cien East Road, Qujiang Giant Wild Goose Pagoda, Xian, China
Wyndham Xi'an Grand South Hotel is located in the city's newly built CBD area, featuring the grand Tang Dynasty's architectural styles with amazing night views and easy access for shopping.
Superior
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Xian

Ramada Xi'an Bell Tower

No.79 Bei Da Jie, Xincheng, Xi'an, China
Ramada Xi'an Bell Tower boasts great location in the city center with comfortable rooms and good western buffet breakfast, easy to take a walk around to explore local life.
Price (Per Person, Tax Included)
Type: Private Tour
Departure: Flexible 2019 / 2020
Tour Class Superior Luxury
High Season( MAR - NOV ) US$295 US$369
Low Season( DEC - FEB ) US$276 US$332
  • Prices above are based on 2 persons sharing one room of Superior/Luxury Class Hotels. Please enquire to get a better rate if there are more than 2 travelers in your group.
  • Any parts of the itinerary could be customized based on your interests and budgets, e.g. tour length, activities, hotels, etc.
Inclusions
  • Entrance fees to sightseeings and attractions
  • Hotel accommodation with breakfasts
  • Private English-speaking tour guide
  • Private driver and air-conditioned vehicle
Exclusions
  • Transportation to/from Xi'an
  • Lunches and dinners
  • Gratuities for guide and driver
This tour could be tailored to your own unique trip based on your travel needs, interests, preferred hotels and budget. We recommend you give us as detailed travel information as possible so we can reply with a more thorough tour proposal that better suits your travel needs.
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  • Private "No-Shopping Tours" at affordable prices.
  • The ability to customize each journey to suit your needs and interests
  • Experienced and knowledgeable guides from the areas you are visiting.
  • Comfortable and air-conditioned private vehicles.
  • Exceptional and conveniently located hotels with non-smoking rooms available.
  • Our 24/7 customer service throughout your trip, from planning until the end of the tour.
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