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XA08: 4 Days Private Xian Historical Tour with Hotel

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Day 1 Arrival in Xian
Sincere greetings & airport-hotel transfer. Yangling Mausoleum of Han Dynasty.
Upon arrival at Xian Xianyang International Airport, you will meet our professional guide outside the customs. After a warm greeting, we will transfer you to the hotel. On the way, you will start your Xian city package tour by visiting the Yangling Mausoleum of Han Dynasty, a joint tomb of Emperor Jing of Han (188 - 141 BC) and his wife Empress Wang. Thousands of various pottery figures including warriors, court maids, eunuchs, and animals are unearthed from the tomb.

Meals: No meals, advice freely available
Day 2 Xian
Terracotta Warriors Museum, Provincial History Museum. (B)
Terracotta Warriors Museum
After breakfast, you will be guided to the well-known Terracotta Army. Paying a visit to the Terracotta Army can be a highlight of your private Xian tour. Here you can appreciate more than 8,000 lifelike pottery figures with various expression and postures, terracotta horses, as well as bronze chariots and weapons. Lunch is not arranged by us, but our guide will suggest you some restaurants for your choice. 

In the afternoon, you will be accompanied to visit the Provincial History Museum. Archaistic in classical Tang style, this grand building complex collects over 370,000 valuable cultural relics, including bronzes, ceramics, murals, coins, calligraphy, terra-cotta figures and so on. It provides a good opportunity for visitors to learn about Chinese cultural and military history.

Meals: Western buffet breakfast
Day 3 Xian
Small Wild Goose Pagoda, A local family visit and home-cooked lunch, Qianling Mausoleum (B+L)
Making dumplings in Xian family visit
We will begin today's private Xian tour with the Small Wild Goose Pagoda, a representative Buddhist building of the Tang Dynasty (618 - 907). Known as the landmark of Xian, the pagoda collects many exquisite Buddhist scriptures, pictures, and statues. Today we will arrange you an a la carte lunch at a local family, and you will taste the authentic home-cooked Chinese food.

In the afternoon, we will take a ride to visit well-preserved Qianling Mausoleum, which is the tomb of Emperor Gaozong (628 - 683) and Empress Wu Zetian (624 - 705). Except for the main part of the mausoleum, there are 17 small subordinate tombs for other members of the royal family and the meritorious subjects. 

Meals: Western buffet breakfast, Home-cooked a la carte lunch
Day 4 Departure from Xian
City Wall, Great Mosque, Muslim Quarter if time permits. Hotel-airport transfer & see you off. A nice onward trip! (B)
In the morning, our guide will escort you to the City Wall. With a rectangular shape, it is the most complete ancient city wall in the country. Take a walk around the City Wall with the company of our guide to take in the atmosphere. Then the guide will lead you to the Great Mosque. It is the largest and the best-preserved Islamic mosques in China, which covers an area of 12,000 square meters (14,000 sq yd). If time permits, our guide will accompany you to the nearby Muslim Quarter to have a better understanding of the unique diet culture of the Muslims. It is a well-known snack block gathering a variety of special cuisines of Xian, so you may try some of them if you are interested.

Your 4-day private Xian tour package will draw to an end at this point. Our guide and driver will send you to the airport for your leaving flight. Have a nice trip!

Meals: Western buffet breakfast
B-- Breakfast L-- Lunch D-- Dinner
DestinationsLuxury HotelsStandard Hotels
XianCrowne Plaza Xian Holiday Inn Xian Big Goose Pagoda
Tour Prices
With Luxury Hotels
2-3 travelers4-5 travelers6-9 travelers
$609  
$539  
$439  
With Standard Hotels
2-3 travelers4-5 travelers6-9 travelers
$529  
$459  
$369  
  • Prices are per person in US Dollars based on double occupancy.
  • Any parts of the itinerary e.g. tour length, activities & hotels can be tailored to your individual interests.
Price Includes
  • Hotel accommodation with breakfasts
  • Private English-speaking guide
  • Private driver & air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance fees to tourist sites
  • A la carte lunch at a local family
Price Excludes
  • International and domestic airfares
  • Lunches and dinners not specified
  • Entry visa fees
  • Tips or gratuities for guide and driver
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