This route covers the most famous tourist attractions in Xi'an, among which, Terracotta Army and Big Wild Goose Pagoda are World Cultural Heritage and it has proved to be the most popular two-day tour route in Xi'an. You will definitely have an unforgettable journey on this trip.
After arriving at Xi'an airport, you will be met & transferred to your hotel by a local guide.
Then we will have city tours to Shaanxi History Museum, one of the main museums in China which holded numerous unearthed cultural relics of China. The 370,000 pieces of collection housed in four Tang Dynasty style exhibition buildings tell the history of ancient China spanning over one million years. The museum is closed every Monday. If it happens to be Monday, the itinerary of Day 1 and Day 2 will be switched.
Have typical Chinese lunch at noon. Please let us know your food preference, such as a vegetarian diet, Muslim food, gluten-free food and etc, so that we could prepare in advance.
After that, you will visit Xi'an Ancient City Wall, an extension of the old Tang Dynasty structure boasting the most complete city wall that survives through Chinese long history. It is shaped like a rectangle with a total length of 13.74 kilometers. We will stroll along the massive city wall. Bicycles and eco-cars are also available with extra charge.
In the evening,enjoying the optional Tang Dynasty Show is recommended. The dancing show will present the palace dances and songs in the Tang Dynasty when Xi'an was the capital.
Tang Dynasty Show
During summer vacation (July and August), we will arrange Xi'an Museum instead of Shaanxi History Museum. Because it is so crowded and noisy in the History Museum at this time of the year that you cannot hear the guide clearly. If you insist to go to Shaanxi History Museum, please tell us in advance.
After picked up from the hotel,you will be then driven to the Terracotta Warriors and Horses (40 miles away from downtown), the greatest archaeological findings of the century: the army of terra-cotta warriors and the bronze chariots entombed in vast underground vaults at emperor Qin's tomb. You will appreciate the marvelous Terracotta warriors in full battle array of Emperor Qin's tomb.
Then we will have a tour to the Bell Tower, the emblem of Xi'an city. Inside the Bell Tower houses a huge bell which was originally used to strike for time every morning in ancient times.
Then go to visit the Chinese-style architecture combined with dozens of Buddhist historic statues and murals at Big Wild Goose Pagoda,which is also a landmark of Xi'an city. The Big Wild Goose Pagoda is widely renowned that Master Xuanzang (Monk Tripitaka)had stored his classics here brought from India.
In the evening you will be transferred to the airport.