3 Days Xi'an Highlight Tour in Depth

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Destinations:
-- Terracotta Warriors
-- Shaanxi History Museum
-- Hanyangling Museum
-- Ancient City Wall
-- Great Mosque & Muslim Quarter
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Tour Code: CTG-XA03

Tour Description

Catch the real Xi'an with these highlights - Muslim culture & lifestyle in the Great Mosque and the Muslim Quarter, Chinese ancient history at the Terracotta Warriors Museum, Shaanxi History Museum and Hanyangling Museum, and cycling on the great architectural art - Ancient City Wall...

Encounter with the fantastic Terracotta Warriors

Discover the harmonious getting-along of Chinese traditional culture and Muslim culture

Read Xi'an and China's history at Shaanxi History Museum and Hanyangling Museum

Cycling on the Ancient City Wall

Day 1 Arrival in Xi'an: The Great Mosque - Muslim Quarter (Lunch)
Today's Activities Upon your arrival in Xi'an, our local tour guide will meet you at the airport and escort you to your hotel. The morning is for your rest and preparation for the Xi'an tour.

You visits today start after lunch. Xi'an is a city with a tolerant mind in religious culture - here you will find the harmonious getting-along of Buddhist culture and Muslim culture. Muslim Quater, the main gathering place of the local Muslim community, offers a wide range of exotic shops and savory restaurants. Go shopping or taste the local featured foods as you have at least 1 hour free time here!

The most sacred part in this community is without doubt the Great Mosque, featuring a great mixed architecture of Chinese and Arabic styles. You may happen to meet with some Muslim followers coming for worship.

Night Activity Recommendation: Night Market at the Muslim Quarter, Music Fountain at Big Wild Goose Pagoda Square
Highlights
The Great Mosque Muslim Quarter Muslim Quarter          
Chinese-styled Pavilion
The Great Mosque
Souvenirs Shop
Muslim Quarter
Local Snacks
Muslim Quarter
         
Day 2 Xi'an: Terracotta Warriors - Shaanxi History Museum - Cycling on Ancient City Wall (Breakfast, Lunch)
Today's Activities Enjoy your breakfast, and hop on the car heading for the core of Xi'an tour - Terracotta Warriors! Thousands of life-like terracotta soldiers stand in lines, just like waiting for your inspection. It would be much more astonishing than you jsut watch them on TV or pictures. Grand and solemn, but can you hear their voices behind the silence, telling you their sacred mission of guarding the Emperor Qin Shihuang through over 2,200 years? The 2-hour visit is only too short for you to read them. Lunch is at the Friendship Restaurant inside the Scenic Area.

In the afternoon you will indulge into the profound history of China and Xi'an at the Shaanxi History Museum. Over 300,000 items, from the Bronze Age to the modern time, it's really a treasure stove here.

Then spend about 1.5 hours for cycling on the Ancient City Wall (Circumvallation), the best preserved of this kind in China. The rampart is 12m high, with the upper part of 15m width. Riding freely along the City Wall and feeling the wind passing by is surely a wonderful choice to experience Xi'an.
Highlights
Terracotta Warriors Shaanxi History Museum Ancient City Wall          
Kneeling Archer
Terracotta Warriors
Mystic Animal
Shaanxi History Museum
Gate Tower
Ancient City Wall
         
Day 3 Xi'an: Hanyangling Museum - Departure (Breakfast, Lunch)
Today's Activities Hanyangling, the joint mausoleum of Emperor Jingdi (a wise emperor of the Western Han Dynasty who brings a golden era to the country) and his empress, is at your visit list today. You will come to know something about the ancient burial customs and civilization of the Han Dynasty.

Later of the day you will be escorted to the airport/ train station for departure. Farewell.
Highlights
Hanyangling Museum Hanyangling Museum Hanyangling Museum          
Animal Figurine
Hanyangling Museum
Human Figurine
Hanyangling Museum
Restoring Room
Hanyangling Museum
         
Package Details
Tour Package Includes:
Dining: 2 breakfasts, 3 lunches Admissions: Entrance fee to all scenic spots listed in itinerary
Tour Guide: A local experienced English-speaking guide Hotels: 2-night accommodation in Xi'an
Vehicle: A private air-conditioned car, offering Round-trip transfers Car Driver: An experienced licensed driver
Water & Tissues: Free purified water and tissues offered per day; Luggage Transfers: A hand for your heavy luggage;
Insurance: Travel Agencies Liability Insurance; Government taxes & Service charges
Tour Package Excludes:
- Other optional tours / meals / flights not mentioned in itinerary; - Tips for tour guides and drivers.
Hotels in Xi'an City
Xi'an Hotel
Sheraton Hotel Xi'an
Located near the 600-year-old City Wall and close to the city centre, Sheraton Hotel is just 35 minutes from Xi'an Xianyang International Airport.
With first-class amenities, facilities and family-friendly services, Sheraton Xi'an Hotel will make you feel at home.
Xi'an Hotel
Bell Tower Hotel Xi'an
Right in the busy center of Xi'an downtown and facing the famous Bell Tower, the Hotel enjoys convenient transportation and offers great service. It's only minutes' walk from the Drum Tower, Muslim Quarter and the Great Mosque, about 25 minutes' walk from the Ancient City Wall. The hotel is close to bus station, metro station (Line 2), and Airport Express stops. It's about 50 minutes' drive from the Airport.
Xi'an Hotel
City Hotel Xi'an
Located in the booming city center, City Hotel is within walking distance to the Bell Tower, Drum Tower, Muslim Quarter, the Great Mosque and the Ancient City Wall. It's right behind the Bell Tower Hotel. Bus station, metro and Airport Express stop are within easy reach. It's about 50 minutes' drive from the Airport.
The hotel is a 3-star modern hotel offering comfortable living space with simple but elegant decor.

Meals in the Package

-- This package include 2 breakfasts and 3 lunches
-- Dinners are for your own arrangement

We promise worry-free dining quality, plus flexible choices regarding your preference. Any special requestment please tell our trip advisors directly. Other recommendations are as follow:


Xi’an

Xi'an features distinctive cuisines of China Northwest, such as various-shaped Chinese dumplings and other wheaten food. Muslim Quarter gathers lots of delicious local food like Rou Jia Mo and shish kebabs, etc.
(1) Here we highly recommend Chinese Dumpling Dinner, which also named Jiaozi, typically consist of a ground meat and/or vegetable filling wrapped into a thinly rolled piece of dough, which is then sealed by pressing the edges together or by crimping. As a must-try for visitors, it serves with Tang dynasty show. And it belongs to an [add on] item in the tour.
(2) Rou Jia Mo, also called Chinese Hamburger, is very similar to the Western hamburger essentially, but with different cooking method.

Chinese Dumpling Dinner Rou Jia Mo (Chinese Hamburger)

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Comments

Hi Nancy,

We had a very relaxing and enjoyable tour. We visited all the places we had planned for plus insights to local cultures.

Xi'an tour was our first private tour. With this experience, we would be able to design better private tour in the future. Both the driver and tour guide are good. Hotel accommodation and services are excellent. Food or restaurant choices can be improved.

We also appreciate your professional support and services in providing the necessary information and communication for local arrangements. HRC and you will surely cross our minds when we plan for our next tour in China.

With kind regards

Customer: Mr. Teo

Destinations: Xi'an

Related Tour: 5 Days Ancient Empire Memories of Xi'an

Dear Sara,

Our trip to Xi'an was very good. Hebe was a first class, very knowledgeable tour guide & the driver was also excellent and we would thank them for their work during our visit.

The Hotel was also very good and we enjoyed the stay at the Shangri-La. Accommodations & food was of high quality, but higher cost and more expensive than we anticipated. Xi'an in general we found is a high cost place to visit. Xi'an is a much more commercialized city that we anticipated, but the visit to the Terracotta Warriors location was a fantastic experience for us and the manor of the facilities at the location was very well done indeed. China should be very proud on this 8th Wonder of the World.

Overall we would recommend the trip to Xi'an and China Tours to any of our friends and family.

Only downside to the Xi'an trip was the traffic in the city which is very congested and a bit crazy. Kind regards,

Customer: Ms. Watt

Destinations: Xi'an

Related Tour: 2 Days Xi'an at a Glance, 1 Day Terracotta Warriors Tour

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