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Xian Essential
Terracotta Army, Xian City Wall (Xian Chengqiang), Great Mosque, Bell Tower (Zhonglou), Drum Tower, Small Wild Goose Pagoda, Xian Museum
Code: XA-G03
Tour Type: Small Group Tour
This is a small group tour with fixed itinerary and guaranteed departures. You'll travel with other like-minded people.
Group Size: Max. 18 Travelers
Duration: 3 Days
Departure: 2-3 times per week
Vehicle: Air-conditioned vehicle with licensed driver
Guide Service and Language: Professional English-speaking guide
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Xian itself has no shortage of historical and cultural heritages and is home of the UNESCO-listed Terracotta Warriors. The most iconic landmarks of Xian including Terracotta Warriors, City Wall, Great Mosque, Muslim Street, etc. will all be included in your tour.

Tour Highlights

  • Save your money by our "No Shopping Stops and Factory Stores" policy
  • We don't arrange any shopping stops or factory stores visits in the itinerary. You will save money and have more time to explore and experience more in Beijing.

Detail Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive in Xian

Your guide will pick you up according to your flight or train schedule. Then you can relax in our comfort, air-conditioned vehicle as the experienced driver transfer you to the hotel. The rest of the day is left free for you to either relax in the hotel or explore around your hotel on your own.

Accommodation:
Luxury: Sofitel on Renmin Square, Xian (5 Star)
Superior: Grand Mercure on Renmin Square, Xian (4 Star)

Day 2 Xian (B)

The highlight of the tour today lies in the UENSCO-listed Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses, which is reputed as the "8th wonder of the world". Dating from 210 BC, the life-sized warriors and horses there were not discovered until 1974 when local farmers dig water well. You cannot miss the fine craftsmanship and artistry for the fact that no two soldiers' faces are the same and even the facial expressions are different not to mention their different shapes and heights. The large quantity, well arranged battle formation, and carefully carved faces all show you the power of the Emperor and his strong afterlife belief.

Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses

After sightseeing in Terra-cotta Warriors, you will head to Xian Museum, a museum housing as many as 130,000 cultural relics most of which are unearthed from important tombs around Xian. Near the museum, there sits Small Wild Goose Pagoda. As one of the two most significant Buddhist pagodas in Xian, it has stood for more than 1,200 years and witnessed the rises and downs of the ancient capital. Learn the stories of how this old construction survived two great earthquakes in Chinese history.

Great Mosque

Day 3 Depart from Xian (B)

After breakfast at the hotel, your guide will take you to the largest and best-preserved Ancient City Wall to enjoy a panoramic view of Xian. Being built since 13th century, the Wall has witnessed thousands of years' history and even each brick bears a story, still standing firm till now. Take a peaceful walk on top of the wall and learn the defensive system from your guide and get a glimpse of the moat running peacefully around the wall.

Then you'll move into Great Mosque. Standing in the middle of the old block of Xian, it is the oldest and biggest Islamic mosque in China which perfectly combined the Islamic and Chinese architectural influences. The Muslim Street around the mosque is also included in the tour which always delights both tourists and locals by its loads of the most authentic fine eateries and souvenirs shops. Your memorable Xian tour ends here.

City Wall

Note: Transfer service from your hotel to the Airport is available upon request at a surcharge. Extensional tours to other destinations in China are also available. We are able to offer hotel and flight reservation services as well.

Tour Price

Departure: 2-3 times per week, 2019

Prices (USD/PP) Based on Twin Occupancy
Jan Feb Mar
DurationLuxury (5 Star)Superior (4 Star)
Jan 25, 2019 - Jan 27, 2019 USD255USD226
Tips
Any city not included in the existing Group tour package can be blended into as Private tour.
Entering and exiting China from Hong Kong and Taipei are also viable.
Stays at entering and exiting cities (Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong and Taipei) can be extended.
Should you have any of the above demand, please elaborate in enquiry form. Thank you.

Price Inclusions

• Entrance fees specified in the itinerary

• Activities specified in the itinerary

• Accommodations: 4-Star or 5-Star hotels based on double/twin occupancy as specified

• Ground transportation with Air-conditioned vehicle and licensed driver

• Meals: breakfasts

• Professional English speaking guide

• Airport/railway station pickup

Price Exclusions

• International flights/trains to/from Xian

• China visa fees

• Meals: Lunches are excluded for your freedom to choose cuisines while guides will give recommendations and guide you there. Dinners are left to your own arrangement.

• Gratuities to guides & drivers and any expense of personal nature

• Travel insurance

Why Travel with Us

We are having a marvelous time……The Terracotta Warriors are magnificent, just amazing to hear the history and to see how they are being unearthed - all of the work that is going forth there. It’s great!
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  • By directly monitoring local guides, drivers, operators and their service, we are fast to respond and handle all unforeseen circumstances.
  • We directly make purchases with hotels, airlines and other suppliers, rather than going through a third party seller, thus offer unbeatable price for our clients.
  • Based in China, we have first-hand expert knowledge about tourism in China, including attractions, restaurants, hotels, itinerary arrangements, etc., all of which are inspected in person beforehand to ensure travellers enjoy the best service and travel experience.
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  • Air-conditioned vehicles/professional drivers escort you all the way!
  • All transfer vehicles are air-conditioned, expertly maintained and spacious with enough legroom and luggage space to offer the ultimate comfort and luxury.
  • Native expert drivers with years of excellent driving records are highly flexible when encountering rush hours or bad road conditions, and help avoid hours of wasted time in the road without compromising the safety of every tourists.
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Xian Essential
  • Terracotta Army, Xian City Wall (Xian Chengqiang), Great Mosque, Bell Tower (Zhonglou), Drum Tower, Small Wild Goose Pagoda, Xian Museum
  • Code: XA-G03
  • Tour Type: Small Group Tour
  • Group Size: Max. 18 Travelers
  • Duration: 3 Days
  • Departure: 2-3 times per week
  • Vehicle: Air-conditioned vehicle with licensed driver
  • Guide Service and Language: Professional English-speaking guide
Itinerary Breakdown

Detail Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive in Xian

Your guide will pick you up according to your flight or train schedule. Then you can relax in our comfort, air-conditioned vehicle as the experienced driver transfer you to the hotel. The rest of the day is left free for you to either relax in the hotel or explore around your hotel on your own.

Accommodation:
Luxury: Sofitel on Renmin Square, Xian (5 Star)
Superior: Grand Mercure on Renmin Square, Xian (4 Star)

Day 2 Xian (B)

The highlight of the tour today lies in the UENSCO-listed Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses, which is reputed as the "8th wonder of the world". Dating from 210 BC, the life-sized warriors and horses there were not discovered until 1974 when local farmers dig water well. You cannot miss the fine craftsmanship and artistry for the fact that no two soldiers' faces are the same and even the facial expressions are different not to mention their different shapes and heights. The large quantity, well arranged battle formation, and carefully carved faces all show you the power of the Emperor and his strong afterlife belief.

Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses

After sightseeing in Terra-cotta Warriors, you will head to Xian Museum, a museum housing as many as 130,000 cultural relics most of which are unearthed from important tombs around Xian. Near the museum, there sits Small Wild Goose Pagoda. As one of the two most significant Buddhist pagodas in Xian, it has stood for more than 1,200 years and witnessed the rises and downs of the ancient capital. Learn the stories of how this old construction survived two great earthquakes in Chinese history.

Great Mosque

Day 3 Depart from Xian (B)

After breakfast at the hotel, your guide will take you to the largest and best-preserved Ancient City Wall to enjoy a panoramic view of Xian. Being built since 13th century, the Wall has witnessed thousands of years' history and even each brick bears a story, still standing firm till now. Take a peaceful walk on top of the wall and learn the defensive system from your guide and get a glimpse of the moat running peacefully around the wall.

Then you'll move into Great Mosque. Standing in the middle of the old block of Xian, it is the oldest and biggest Islamic mosque in China which perfectly combined the Islamic and Chinese architectural influences. The Muslim Street around the mosque is also included in the tour which always delights both tourists and locals by its loads of the most authentic fine eateries and souvenirs shops. Your memorable Xian tour ends here.

City Wall

Note: Transfer service from your hotel to the Airport is available upon request at a surcharge. Extensional tours to other destinations in China are also available. We are able to offer hotel and flight reservation services as well.

Tour Highlights
Inclusions
Exclusions
Dates & Prices (USD/PP)
Departure: 2-3 times per week,
Based on Twin Occupancy
2019 Departure
  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
Date Luxury (5 Star) Superior (4 Star)
Jan 25 USD255 USD226
Tips
Any city not included in the existing Group tour package can be blended into as Private tour.
Entering and exiting China from Hong Kong and Taipei are also viable.
Stays at entering and exiting cities (Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong and Taipei) can be extended.
Should you have any of the above demand, please elaborate in enquiry form. Thank you.