4 Days Xi'an with Mt. Huashan Experience
Tour Code: CTXA14
Tour Duration: 4 Days
Attractions: The Terracotta Army and Horses, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Ancient City Wall, Shaanxi Provincial Museum, Forest of Stele Museum, Huashan Mountain
Tour Overview: This 4 day Xian tour will take you to the Terracotta Warriors, the Big Wild Goose Pagoda, the Shaanxi History Museum, Huashan Mountain, Xian’s Ancient City Wall, and the Forest of Stele Museum.
|From $390 per person|
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, Shaanxi Historical Museum
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 Xi'an.
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 3 Xi'an (B, L)
Sightseeing: Mt. Huashan
Today we will have the trip to Mt. Huashan. Huashan Mountain is located in the confluence of Shaanxi, Shanxi and Henan Province, connecting Qinling Mountains in the south and Huang and Wei River in the north. It lies in the access from great Northwest to the central plain of China and is renowned as the "most steep and extraordinary mountain in the world". It is made of a huge and complete granite rock mass. The mountain has three summits: the south peak, 2160.5m above sea level, the east Morning Sun Peak and the west Lotus Flower Peak.
Day 4 Xi'an Departure (B, L)
Transfer via: Flight on your own arrangement
Sightseeing: Ancient City Wall, Forest of Stone Steles Museum.
This morning, we will first visit 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 you will visit Xi'an 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.
In the afternoon, your guide will transfer you to the airport and you will take the flight to your next destination.
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