3 days Popular Xi'an sightseeing tour
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.
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.
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 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!
Afterwards, you will be driven back to Xian downtown, where in the afternoon, 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 Hui minority group.
In the evening, you can enjoy an endless dumpling buffet, followed by an impressive Tang Dynasty Dinner Show.
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 continue on to visit the famous Xian City wall, one of the oldest and best reserved 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 plan and experience other destinations within China.