This 4 days Xian tour will reward you both physically and mentally. You will follow your guide to understand long history and splendid civilization of Chinese nation by visiting Terracotta Army, City Wall, Shaanxi History Museum and Big Wild Goose Pagoda, and you will also have chance to stretch your legs and enjoy breathtaking natural scenery whiling climbing up Mt. Huashan. This tour is definitely the best choice for the tourists who are hunting for both Chinese history and natural beauty.
Xian airport/ Train station/ Your hotel in Xian downtown area
Around 09:00 (Also flexible if you advise)
Day 1 Xian arrival: Shaanxi History Museum, City Wall
Day 2 Xian: Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum, Bell and Drum Tower Square, Big Wild Goose Pagoda
Day 3 Xian: Mt. Huashan
Day 4 Xian departure
upon arrive at Xian, our local guide will pick you up at the Xian airport or the railway station with holding your name and then transferred to your hotel and a little rest at the hotel. First we visit Shaanxi History Museum, which displays the longest history of China. It possess a huge collection, ranking 6 in the whole museum of the nationwide. Then visit Xian Ancient City Wall. It is the most complete preserved and the largest city wall in China. It was built for the military defense in the ancient time. Since it is cycling the city, visitors can ride a bike around the city wall. Then back to your hotel. Accommodation: Xian
After breakfast,you will visit Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses. Known as “the eighth Wonders of the world”, the museum shows a surprisingly high level in sculpture,which is the most significant discovers of the 20th century. After the lunch, visit Bell Tower and Drum Tower Square in center of Xian. The Bell Tower and the Drum Tower on the Square are seen as the symbol of Xi’an. Then visit Big Wild Goose Pagoda, which is a worship place for Buddhists. The pagoda was originally built to hold sutras and figurines of the Buddha that Xuanzang brought back to China from India. Now the Big Wild Goose Pagoda have been built a big Garden, where people can have a retreat at there. In the evening, you have a optional activities: appreciate the Tang Dynasty show, presenting the Tang Period dance style. Accommodation: Xian
After the breakfast, our tour guide and driver pick you up from your hotel at 8:30am. We will arrive at the Mt. Huashan at 10:30am. We would like to suggest you to prepare some food for the whole climbing. The lunch is on your own.We will take a cable car to the North Peak. At the North Peak, our guide will leave you for free to enjoy the beautiful mountain scenery. On the top of the mountain, there are several spots, such as the Buddhist and Taoist temples, sculptures and engravings. You will enjoy yourself very much on the 4 peaks. Passing the Gold Lock Pass you can buy a golden lock, and lock it on the iron chains on the Gold Lock Pass which symbolize safety and health. It must be a marvelous scenery to see thousands of golden locks on the iron chains. On the Middle Peak (Jade Maiden Peak), you can enjoy its supernatural atmosphere. It must be fantastic and amazing to watch the sunset with your own eyes. Then you will move forward to the East Peak and the South peak and last come to the West Peak. You will have a good treat by the fresh air on the Mount Huashan! Our tour guide will meet you at the North Peak and take the cable car to the foot of the mountain together. At about 17:00pm, the driver will wait for you at the exit gate of mountain and then transfer you back to Xi’an city. Accommodation: Xian
After breakfast, you will have a free time to explore this ancient city by yourself. After that, our tour guide and driver will transfer you to the airport according to your flight.