3 days Popular Xi'an sightseeing tour

3 days is all some people need to see the best of Xian. Capturing the Terecotta Warriors, City Wall and Giant Goose Pagoda. Experience the original capital of China and learn it is called the "Middle Kingdom". You may just ask for more time.
3 days
Culture and Heritage
Trip code
From $ 178 per person

This short three day tour is a perfect add on to conclude one stay in China, or a weekend get away if already living here. See all the highlights and attractions that Xian has to offer and more. Quick and easily navigate the city with the help of a local guide and dedicated driver. Together you will learn about the ancient history and legacy of Chinese former capital city. Visiting all the key attractions including the Terracotta Warriors as you will walk through countless historical relics, easily feeling the glory and prosperity of this ancient city an important stop in the historical Silk Road. 

Day 01 :
Arrival at Xian

Upon your arrival at Xian, your guide will greet you and assist you to check in at the hotel, where. Choose to have a rest or explore near by.

Day 02 :
Xian City One Day Sightseeing

Today your tour will begin with a short drive into the suburbs to visit the Terracotta Warriors, this imposing funeral art buried in the tomb of China's first emperor. Embrace this more than 2,000 years lost history with what is now called the eighth wonder of the world. See the more than 10,000 clay warriors and their chariots. The most amazing thing is that there are no two identical terracotta soldiers, you will have plenty of time to take photos and try to find a pair that matches!

Afterward, you will be driven back to Xian downtown, you will visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda, the landmarks of Xian. It's said the pagoda was build to house the Buddhist sutras brought back from India by Xuanzang, a famous monk. Here, you can enjoy the fabulous traditional Chinese architecture and take a bird's-eye view of the city. A short drive will then take you to the final stop of the day which is Xian Muslim Quarters and the Great Mosque. The city section will help you feel a kind of ethnic atmosphere of the Hui minority group.

In the evening, you can choose to enjoy an endless dumpling buffet, followed by an impressive Tang Dynasty Dinner Show.

Day 03 :
Xian Sightseeing Half Day Tour - Departure

In the morning, visit Shaanxi History Museum, which is often touted as one of the best of China, with a collection of 370,000 elaborate relics. Built in a tradition Tang dynasty architectural style, the experience is likely to impress you from the first glimpse to the last artifact.

After continuing on to visit the famous Xian City wall, one of the oldest and best-preserved city walls in all of China, climb to the top and see the city in a whole new perspective. Time permitting, you will visit Shuyuan Men, presenting you with more building and people's life from the Tang dynasty. Taste the local snacks and buy some last minute souvenirs, before your guide sees you off.  A WindhorseTour Travel Advisor can happily assist you to plan and experience other destinations within China.

Tour notes:

Please note prices are based in CNY.

General inclusions:

2 bottles of mineral water provided daily.
All required government taxes and fees.
Your selection of 3, 4 or 5 Stars hotel (shared twin room, private bathroom and daily breakfast)
All entrance tickets as noted in the tour's itinerary.
Guide fluent in English, Chinese or Japanese that is certified by the state tourism build and from the local community. (If your native language is not listed please let us know, we are certain we can assist your needs.)
Airport and/or train station pick-up and drop-off.
Transportation will we be provided via a comfortable and clean car, minivan or tourist bus depending upon the groups size.

General exclusions:

Personal expenses such as laundry, drinks, internet access, fax, telephone calls etc.
Tips for your guide and driver.
Flight and/or railway ticket(s) to the first city of the tour and departure from the last city of the tour.
Meals not specified in the itinerary.

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