XA01-07: One Day Xian City Tour

City Wall - Forest of Stone Steles Museum - Local Family Visit - Shaanxi History Museum - Big Wild Goose Pagoda
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  • Tour Style Private Tour
  • Departure Daily
  • Free Cancellation 24-hour Before
Welcome to Xian! Our guide and driver will meet you at your self-booked hotel in the downtown area at about 09:00. Your day trip from Xian starts with the Xian City Wall. You can walk or ride a bike rented by yourself to tour around the wall. After the Xian City Wall tour, our guide will lead you to visit the Forest of Stone Steles Museum with a collection of ancient stone tablets, epitaphs and stone carvings of all ages. Around noon, you will visit a local family home and taste authentic home-made food for lunch. Should you be interested in cooking, the host will teach you how to make Chinese home-cooked dishes.
Jumping on the City Wall
Giant Wild Goose Pagoda
Then we will continue our trip to the Shaanxi History Museum and learn more of the profound Chinese civilization, especially during Zhou (1046 - 256 BC), Qin (221 - 207 BC), Han (202 BC - 220 AD) and Tang (618 - 907) dynasties. Afterwards, follow our guide to tour the Giant Wild Goose Pagoda, the earliest and largest square tower built of bricks during the Tang Dynasty. Your Xian city tour ends here, and you will be escorted back to your hotel. We hope that you have enjoyed your Xian day trip and we look forward to serving you again.

Meals: Home-cooked a la carte lunch
Tour Highlights
Xian City Wall
It was originally built during the Sui and Tang dynasties (581 - 907) to defend against enemies and was reinforced and extended in the Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644). You can overlook the whole of Xian City standing on the wall and the traditional layout and buildings in the inner city present a striking contrast with modern high-rise buildings on the outside.
What a joyful tour on the City Wall!
Forest of Stone Steles Museum
It has been an art museum for more than 900 years with a collection of more than 11,000 cultural relics, including famous calligraphies and tablets of all ages, displayed in seven major showrooms.
Shaanxi History Museum
There is a collection of more than 370,000 cultural relics that have been unearthed from all over the province. These span more than 1,000,000 years, from simple stone implements used by early mankind to various artifacts dating from before 1840. Among these are exquisite bronze vessels of the Shang and Zhou dynasties (17th century BC - 256 BC), various terracotta figures of all ages and well-known Han and Tang Dynasty gold and silver wares. The exhibits also include unrivalled Tang Dynasty tomb murals that show the profound Chinese ancient civilization and Shaanxi's rich history and culture.
Forest of Stone Steles Museum
A tri-colored pottery, Shaanxi History Museum
Prices (US$ Per Person)
  • 1 person
    $198
  • 2 persons
    $135
  • 3 persons
    $118
  • 4 persons
    $105
  • 5 persons
    $99
  • 6 persons
    $89
  • 7 persons
    $88
  • 8 persons
    $86
  • 9 persons
    $84
  • 10+
    $79
Price Includes
  • Private English-speaking guide(s)
  • Private driver(s) & air-conditioned vehicle(s)
  • Entrance fees to tourist sites
Price Excludes
  • Hotel accommodation with breakfasts
  • Lunches and dinners
  • Tips or gratuities for guide and driver
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    4.74 Reviews
    Rohit Naz
    USA
    Posted on January 01, 2020
    I was very satisfied with the one day Xian City tour. There were only five people in our group and we had a good time. We visited the City Wall, Forest of Stone Steles Museum, Shaanxi History Museum and Big Wild Goose Pagoda. The most wonderful part of this trip was that we had lunch at a local family. I hadn’t had such experience on other trips!
    Gillham
    United Kingdom
    Posted on November 20, 2019
    It was a precious experience and we were very satisfied! Strongly recommend!!!
    Michelle Brown
    New Zealand
    Posted on October 09, 2019
    We ate a hearty breakfast before departure. It was convenient for us to travel in a special car. The tour guide was professional and dedicated. There were many visitors in Shaanxi History Museum, and the guide's explanation about it was very vivid. I deeply felt the profound Chinese culture. The whole trip was harmonious and enjoyable. All in all, it was quite a memorable trip!
    Kerdoncuff
    Germany
    Posted on August 20, 2019
    Having a long history, Xi'an is listed as one of China's seven ancient capitals. Personally, I think Xi'an day tour on TravelChinaGuide, which was a tourism company featuring professional tour guides, experienced drivers and comprehensive service with highest standards. I was very satisfied with the travel plan and service provided by TCG. And the guide helped me and joined the search for things left behind on the bus. Thanks a lot! Highly recommended!
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