An ancient capital to 12 dynasties and the Eastern terminus of the Silk Road, Xian is a treasure-house of history. From the well preserved ancient City Wall to Bell Towers, bustling markets, nearby tombs, and the underground Terra Cotta Army, Xian is deservingly on the must-see list of places in the Middle Kingdom. See the city sites on this 2 night city escape covering the highlights, or opt to extend a night to dive deeper into the area's fascinating history & culture. Complete with your choice of accommodation, private guides and drivers, meals and more.
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Accommodation in 4-star or similar on a double occupancy basis, daily breakfast at hotels, lunches and dinners if indicated, English speaking accredited guides while touring, air-conditioned transportation, sightseeing tours and admissions as per itinerary, and airport transfers with meet and greet. International flights are not included; contact us for a no-obligation air quote. An entry visa is required for travel to China but is not included. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
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Upon arrival in Xian, you will be met in the arrivals area by your local guide holding a name-board. After a warm welcome and brief introduction, take a private airport transfer to your hotel for assistance with check-in. Later, visit the City Wall, one of the largest military defensive systems in the world, and the most complete city wall that has survived in China. Walk on the wall and get great views of the city below, or choose to take an optional bicycle ride along the wall. Visit one of Xian’s landmarks, the Big Wild Goose Pagoda, and then take a walk in the lively square nearby.
After breakfast, head to the extraordinary site of the Terra Cotta Warriors. Not discovered until 1974 by local farmers, the Warriors are among the most fascinating discoveries of modern day. Tour the site with insightful commentary before enjoying a dumpling banquet lunch featuring dumplings of all shapes & sizes. Later, take a walk through the Muslim quarter and visit the Great Mosque. Today’s tour concludes as you step back in time for a Tang Dynasty dinner & show.
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel and then meet and transfer to the airport.
Day 2: Take a guided tour to see the Terra Cotta Warriors.
Day 7: Li River Cruise, take a scenic boat trip down the Li River to the colorful town of Yangshuo.
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CHINA'S WALL, WARRIORS & DELTA