4 Days Xian Memorable Tour
Tour Code: CTXA03
Tour Duration: 4 Days
Attractions: The Terracotta Army and Horses, Bell Tower, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Ancient City Wall, Shaanxi Provincial Museum, Forest of Stele Museum, Huaqing Palace, The Great Mosque
Tour Overview: On your 4 day Xian tour, you will visit the Terracotta Warriors, the Big Wild Goose Pagoda, the Huaqing Hot springs, the Bell Tower, the Great Mosque, the Shaanxi History Museum, and the Forest of Stele Museum.
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Day by Day Itinerary
Day 1 Xi'an Arrival
Transfer via: Flight on your arrangement
After your arrival in Xi’an you will be met by your local guide at the airport and be transferred to your hotel. Afterwards you can enjoy some free time to relax or start to explore the city.
Day 2 Xi'an (B, L)
Sightseeing: Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Huaqing Hot Springs
Today you will experience the highlights of Xi'an. After breakfast, you will depart you’re your hotel. You will visit the amazing 2000-year-old Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses. Regarded as the 8th Wonder of the World, the Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses are the most significant archeological excavations of the 20th century. Over 2,200 years ago, the first emperor of China, Qin Shi Huang, ordered the construction of a vast army of Terra-cotta warriors in search of immortality. After his early death they were buried with him to protect his empire.
Another highlight today is the Big Wild Goose Pagoda. Situated in the south of Xi'an city, it is one of the main constructions in the famous Buddhist temple - Da-Ci-En Temple. There, the well-known Buddhist Master Xuanzang (Monk Tripitaka) stored his collection of classic Buddhist artifacts brought from India in Tang Dynasty. Now it is the Landmark of Xian.
Then we will visit Huaqing Hot Springs. The Tang Emperor Xuanzong used to spend his wintertime in company of his favorite concubine Yang Guifei here. Entering the West Gate of Huaqing Hot Springs, you will see the delightful gardens of Nine-Dragon Pool, the Lotus Flower Pool and the Frost Drifting Hall with Tang style.
Day 3 Xi'an (B, L)
Sightseeing: Bell Tower, Great Mosque, Ancient City Wall, Shaanxi History Museum
In the morning we will go on to visit Bell Tower, which is the best-preserved and best-known one among many. The Bell Tower was built in 1384. In early mornings of ancient times it had the mission of ringing the bell and giving the correct time to the whole city, hence called "The Bell Tower". With magnificent carved beams and painted rafters, this classical building is truly elegant.
Then we will visit Great Mosque. The Mosque is located at the Huajue Lane in the center of the city, is the largest and one of the most important Islamic mosques in China. It will be interesting to see symbols of Islamic belief in this ancient city.
Our next stop will be Ancient City Wall. You will experience a half-hour's hike along the Ancient City Wall. It is the largest and best preserved present city wall in ancient China and is probably the best military battlement in the world. If you want to, you can rent a bicycle for a ride on top of the spectacular city wall. The wall was built in the Tang dynasty (618-907) and enlarged in the Ming dynasty (1368-1644).
Then we will move on to visit the Shaanxi History Museum. It is a magnificent architectural complex in the Tang Dynasty style. The Museum possesses a treasure of 113,000 historic and cultural artifacts unearthed in Shaanxi, and it covers an area of 1,100 square meters for exhibition.
Day 4 Xi'an Departure (B)
Transfer via: Flight on your own arrangement
Sightseeing: Forest of Stele Museum
Before you leave Xi’an, you will visit Xian Forest of Stele Museum. It is located near the south gate of the City Wall is well-known nationally for a fine and large collection of more than 1, 000 inscribed stones engraved during the period of the Han to the Qing Dynasties for over 2, 000 years. You will get to know a lot about Chinese history and culture.
Then your guide will transfer you to the airport and you will take the flight to your next destination.
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