Day 1 Xian Arrival
Upon arrival in Xian, Our driver will greet you at Xian airport by holding a welcome board with your name. Then the driver will transfer you to hotel in downtown Xian. The rest day is free for you.
Day 2 Xian
Attractions: Terracotta Warriors and Horses, Banpo Museum. (Breakfast+ Lunch)
Our tour guide will pick you up from your hotel in Xian at 09:00am and start today’s trip with the Banpo Neolithic village which is a New Stone Age site, dating from approximately 5,000 to 4,000 B.C. It is one of the most complete examples of a Neolithic agricultural settlement in the world. Next, we will move on to visit Terra-Cotta Warriors Museum which lies in Lintong District, Xian City. The museum covers three pits with the total area of 22,780 square meters. The terracotta warriors and horses show a surprisingly high level in craftsmanship and sculpture is the most significant archaeological excavation of the 20th century. It is a sight not to be missed by any visitor to China. At last we will drive back to your hotel.
Terracotta Warriors and Horses
Day 3 Xian-Mt Huashan-Xian
Attractions: Mount.Huashan (Breakfast)
After the breakfast, our tour guide and driver pick you up from your hotel at 8:30am. We will arrive at the Mount. 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 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. Today’s lunch will be on your own because we will be on mountain top at noon.
Day 4 Xian
Attractions: Qianling Mausoleum, Tomb of Princess Yongtai, Famen Temple (Breakfast + Lunch)
The tour guide and the driver will meet you in your hotel lobby. Today’s adventure begins with the Famen Temple, situated about 10 km north of the county seat of Fufeng in Shanxi province, and 118 km west of Xian (the provincial capital), the Famen Temple is a famous Buddhist temple which holds the genuine relics of Gautama Buddha (Sakyamuni). Patronized by a succession of emperors, this temple became one of the four most sacred Buddhist sanctuaries in China. Next, after the included lunch, you will visit the Qianling Mausoleum. It is a Tang Dynasty tomb site situated in Qian County. Built by 684, the tombs of the mausoleum house the bodies of members of the royal Li family, including Emperor Gaozong of Tang, as well as his wife, the Zhou Dynasty usurper and China’s first and only governing Empress Wu Zetian. One hour inside the Qianling Mausoleum. Then your group will go to the Tomb of Princess Yong Tai. After the fantastic tour, our driver and tour guide will transfer back to your hotel.
Day 5 Xian
Attractions: Small Wild Goose Pagoda, City Wall, Drum Tower & Bell Tower Square, Muslim Quarter (Breakfast+ Lunch)
In the morning the tour guide and the driver will pick you up from hotel lobby and then transfer to visit the ancient City Wall. It is not only the unique and intact city wall that has survived in China but also the biggest and most complete military system of defense in the world. Then we will drive back to downtown Xian to pay a visit to Yongxingfang Food Street, the 2nd most famous food street in Xian where you could try some local food with good sanitary conditions. Afterward we will take a walk on the Bell Tower& Drum Tower Square to have an outer look of the Bell Tower and the Drum Tower. At last we will pay a visit to Muslim Quarter where you will meet various local food and little tourist souvenirs. Today’s tour concludes here and you will be escorted back to hotel.
Day 6 Xian
Attractions: North Square of Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Small Wild goose pagoda Square, Great Tang West Market (Breakfast+ Lunch)
Our tour guide and driver will pick up you in your hotel lobby in the morning. Then drive to visit Small Wild Goose Pagoda, one of the two existed Tang Dynasty Buddhist Pagodas in Xian. Then we will visit the North Square of Big Wild Goose Pagoda. Last transfer you visit Great Tang West Market, a modern shopping market built on the West Market of the Tang Dynasty. That market used to be the major trading place of goods from western countries. At last transfer back to your hotel
Small Wild Goose Pagoda
Day 7 Xian Departure
Our local driver will pick you up from hotel lobby according to flight schedule and transfer to airport for flight departing Xian.