4 days Xi'an to Huashan discovery tour
Get close to Xian historical spots and nature together with this balanced tour. In the past people would say, 'there is only one path leading to Mount Huashan's summit.' Luckily for us today this is no longer true. With the help of a cable car, quickly Summit Mount Huashan one of the top 5 mystical mountains in China. Offering breath taking views and a magnificent rock peak.
Balanced with historical relics you will see within Xian city. A city with more than 1,200 years of history. Including being an ancient capital city, home of the Terracotta Solders and rich Muslim culture. Xian is waiting for you.
Upon your arrival, you'll be greeted by your guide. After safely travel to your convenient located hotel. After checking in you can rest and explore nearby on your own.
Today your tour will begin with a short drive into the country side 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, drive 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. These two place will make you feel a kind of ethnic atmosphere of Hui.
In the evening, you will enjoy abundant Dumpling buffet. After that, an impressive Tang Dynasty Dinner Show, presenting you Tang-style music and dances, is waiting for you. Overnight at Xian.
In the morning, drive by private vehicle about one and half an hour to Mount Huashan. Spend a whole day soaking in one of the five great mountains in China. With its unique rock summit and features you will be continuously impressed by the bridges and walk ways.
In ancient time, Mount Huashan was known for being hard to ascend. Thus, there is a old Chinese saying goes: 'there is only one path that leads to Mt. Huashan'. However, it abounds brilliant natural beauty: pine trees cling to the ledges, ridges of endless shapes keep is likely to fill up your camera's memory card. The vast and magnificent panoramic views with the stretcing countryside below leads all the way to the horizon.
You will travel up and down by cable car to the north peak. Upon reaching the summit have one or two hour to wonder the endless trails. Upon returning back to the card drive back to Xian.
In the morning, visit Shaanxi History Museum, filled with over 370,000 elaborate relics. Considered as one of the best in all of China! The buildings style attracts many visitrs as it is a great sample of Tang Dynasty architecture. Explore the floors and learn more about how Xian was once the capital of the Chinese Kingdom.
Afterwards, visit the famous Xian City wall, one of the oldest and best preserved. Time permitting, you may visit Shuyuan Men, an ancient street, which presents you what the building and people's life during the Tang dynasty. Taste delicious local snacks and have a chance to buy some local souvenirs.
Your Xian travels may have reached an end but there is so much more to see in China and WindhorseTour is here to help. Your guide will ensure you safely depart from the airport or train station to your next destination.