XA01: Historical Xian
- Luxury & Standard: 3 Days $279 Up
Categories of 5-star or 4-star hotels
Xian, which was China’s capital through thirteen dynasties, enjoys being known as the Natural History Museum. You will visit all the major attractions from the Terra Cotta Warriors to the Big Wild Goose Pagoda, experience the local family visit with homely cooked a la carte lunch and apprecaite the splendid Tang Dynasty Music and Dance performance.
XA02: Heritages of Ancient City
- Luxury & Standard: 2 Days $199 Up
Categories of 5-star or 4-star hotels
This short but substantive trip provides a panorama of ancient capital. It is home to the amazing Terra Cotta Warriors whose discovery in the 1970’s astounded the world. You will walk on the City Wall witness to much of the country's history. You will also receive another history lesson when you visit the Provincial History Museum.
XA03: One Day to Terracotta Warriors
- Luxury: 1 Day $69 Up
Xian is rich in the tourist resources and is reputed as the famous historical city in the world. In this brief one day route, you will be led to wonder at the essence of this ancient city - Terracotta Warriors, figure out the legendary of ancient Silk Road in the Small Wild Goose Pagoda and collect the panorama view of the city in the imposing City Wall.
XA04: Tang Imperial Temple & Mt. Huashan
- Luxury & Standard: 4 Days $459 Up
Categories of 5-star or 4-star hotels
Our 4-day trip will not only show you the essence of the city such as the Terracotta Warriors and the ancient encircled City Wall, but also take you to an imperial Famen Temple of the Tang Dyansty, where to worship the remains of Sakyamuni and appreciate the fantastic gold and silver relics.
XA05: One-Day Express Train to Luoyang
- Luxury: 1 Day $199 Up
With the newly built express train coming into use, taking a round trip between Xian and Luoyang in a day gets easier. This brief itinerary allows you to enjoy the splendid cultural treasure in Longmen Caves and the essence Kung Fu Show in Shaolin Temple in a tight schedule.
XA06: Ancient Capitals Xian & Luoyang
- Luxury & Standard: 5 Days $569 Up
Luxury 5-star and comfortable 4-star and 3-star hotels with train
Take an express train to Luoyang, another ancient capital. Luoyang is proud of its Buddhist historic sites like Longmen Caves, Shaolin Monastery and the 'Cradle of Buddhism’ - White Horse Temple. Each April, the entire city becomes a sea of gorgeous blooming peonies emitting a sweet fragrance.
XA07: Lanzhou & Xiahe
- Standard: 7 Days $919 Up
Xian is one of the pearl cities of the ancient Silk Road. After visiting it, continue to Lanzhou and Xiahe to further learn about the history of the Sangke Grassland, the sacred Labrang Monastery and the artistic stone sculptures of the Bingling Thousand Buddha Caves.
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XA08: City Wall Hiking
Standing there as a bright pearl necklace, City Wall makes the ancient capital of thirteen dynasties more radiant. It is truely a must see and worth all the effort to get there. Following our itinerary, you will find so many pleasures and witness the changes throughout history.
The one day independent route is designed for those who want to seek adventure and find the fun by themselves. Detailed information is provided for visitors to unveil the mysterious of the Terracotta Warrior and Horses Museum.
XA10: One-day Outskirts Travel
For those who have visited the highlight attractions in the city and still have ample time, we would like to suggest the Huaqing Hot Spring, Lintong Museum and Ch'in Shihuang's Mausoleum as an extension for one day.
XA11: Mausoleums Adventure
This 2-day vacation will lead you to touch Chinese ancient civilization by visiting the famous Qianling Mausoleum, Famen Temple, Xianyang Museum and the Maoling Mausoleum.
XA12: Mt. Huashan
For mountain-hiking lovers, we strongly recommend the Mt. Huashan, not only for its fame, but to experience a real and absolutely memorable hiking adventure. No one will not be surprised when seeing the cragginess and steepness of this mountain.
Two surburb itineraries include the historical sites around, like Han Changling Mausoleum, Xianyang Museum, Zhaoling Mausoleum, Qianling Mausoleum and Bin County Great Buddha Temple.
Known as the land of folk paintings, Hu County is very famous and popular among foreign travelers. Take this one day journey, you will not only appreciate the real peasant paintings but also experience the peasants' life in northwest China.
XA15: Ancient City
This itinerary will display a vivid picture of the city by visiting the Site of Xian Mutiny, the Bell & Drum Tower, the Great Mosque, the Forest of Stone Steles Museum, the City Wall, the Big Wild Goose Pagoda, the Tang Paradise and the Qujiang Ocean Park.
The splendid Taoism culture in Shaanxi Province has attracted more and more travelers all over the world. This 2-day journey will guide you to the renowned Taoist shrines of BaXianAn Monastery, Chongyan Palace and Mt. Tianzhu Forest Park.
A side trip to Yangling will lead you to get acquainted with the agricultural history and high-tech in China. You will visit the Entomological Museum, the Zoological Museum, the Agricultural History Museum, the Botanical Museum and the Agrologic Museum.
XA18: Yaozhou Kiln
This route will not only show a vivid picture of Tongchuan, a satellite city, but also display China's ancient culture by visiting Mt. Yaowang, Yaozhou Kiln, Yuhua Palace and Huangdi Mausoleum.
XA19: Suburb Trip
Optional one-day Explorations: one is to the “First Happy Land” of Taoism - Louguantai, where you will also have a chance to visit the pandas in its Breeding Center near the spot; the other is to the Theme Park of Epang Palace and the Guangren Temple.
This 3-day itinerary will lead you to discover a historical and cultural city - Hancheng, the hometown of Sima Qian, the famous historiographer of China. You will visit Sima Qian Temple, Dang Village, Ming and Qing Ancient Town and Confucius Temple.
XA21: Yulin & Baotou
These 4 days will show you an amazing picture of the frontier - Yulin in the north end of Shaanxi Province, with a one-day extension to Baotou, a city in Inner Mongolia, to visit the Genghis Khan's Mausoleum.
Tianshui, an important stop on the Silk Road, is praised as one of the birthplaces of the ancient Chinese culture. This journey further westward to Gansu province will take you to visit the Maiji Grottoes.
Hanzhong is abundant in history, culture and natural resources, such as the Ancient Han Platform, Baoxie Plank Road and the Wuhou Memorial Temple, which all make the city an ideal destination for visitors.
Yan'an is regarded as the cradle of Chinese revolution. This 3-day itinerary includes the most important historical sites in this revolutionary mecca, such as Baota Hill, News Agency Memorial, Yangjialing Village and Revolutionary History Museum.
This 2-day itinerary offers a chance for you to get close to the geologic spectacles created by uncanny workmanship of nature by visiting the marvelous Cuihua Mountain Geological Park and Zhashui Karst Caves.
XA26: Mountains Around
There are many famous mountains nearby. Although they look alike from the outside, each one has its own features and history. According to your interest, you may choose one of them to spend your weekend there leisurely.
XA27: Xixia County Visit
The Xixia County is famous for its Dinosaur Relics Park that is regarded as the ninth largest miracle in the world, following the finding of the Terracotta Warriors.
XA28: Geological Study
There are two recommended one-day trips here for those who are interested in geology. One is to Wangchuan Limestone Cave in Lantian County and the other is to the Moon Cave in Shanyang County, Shangzhou City.
Baoji is known as one of the ideal tourist destinations with natural and historical resources like Yan Di Mausoleum, Baoji Bronze Ware Museum, Guanshan Grass Land, Taibai Mountain and other famous sightseeing spots.
Feng County, a small town in Baoji City, Shaanxi Province, is a strategic point in the past and a scenic spot at present. Other than its profound history, the county is famous for Jialing River Headstream and Tongtian River National Forest Park.
XA31: Mt. Wudang & Shennongjia
By taking this 7-day route, you will see how history and culture meet the natural beauties in the Wudang Mountain Scenic Zone and the Shennongjia Natural Reserve. Both of the sites need in-depth exploration with energy.
XA32: Hechuan Scenic Area
This is a leisure 3-day trip to Hechuan Scenic Area to appreciate the charms of the Yellow River. A pleasant rurality will be found here while you are sightseeing the Yellow River wetland, the Maiden Spring and other sites.
XA33: Ankang Exploration
A three-day exploration to Ankang will broaden your views on Shaanxi Province, which is also known as “the authentic history museum in China”. Explore the most attractive scenic spots in Ankang: Yinghu Lake and Xiangxi Cave.
XA34: Buddhist Culture
Shaanxi is a center of Buddhist culture in Chinese history. There are around 460 Buddhist temples located in the province. This one-day temples combo will show you the most representative ones among them.