Ancient Beijing Xian
6 Days Beijing Xian Small Group Tour
• Guaranteed departures
• Superior hotels
• English-speaking guide
• Lowest price
• All inclusive
Day 1 Beijing Arrival
On arrival in Beijing, meet our driver and enjoy a private transfer to our city centre located hotel.
Explore the city on your own.
Hotel: Howard Johnson Paragon Hotel or similar
Day 2 Mutianyu Great Wall Forbidden City
Pick up travelers from downtown hotels around 6:50AM. This tour starts at Tian'anmen Square, the largest square in the world. Then proceed to the Forbidden City, the largest and best-preserved ancient imperial palaces group with 500 years history in the world. Visit the Forbidden City (UNESCO) along the central axis from south to north for 2 hours.
After lunch, visiting Mutianyu Great Wall (UNESCO) about 2 hours. Mutianyu Great Wall is known for its beautiful surroundings - dense woods and rich pastures changing colors with the seasons of a year. If you want to reach the highest point, cable car is a good choice (optional).
Finishing the tour and transferred back to hotels around 5:00pm--6:00pm.
Optional tour: Legend of Kungfu Show US$37/person
Our Beijing show tour starts from pick up serivce from your Beijing hotel around 6:00 pm and drive to Beijing Red Theatre which located at No. 44, Xing fu Da Jie, Chongwen District Beijing.
Arrival at Red Theatre, you will be lead to your seat with the assistance of both our tour guide and theatre staff who have your pre-reserved entrance tickets.
The Legend of Kung Fu Show made its first appearance on the Beijing stage in July 15th 2004. Ever since it has received numerous awards and become a world class spectacle known around the world.The Show is a mix of traditional martial arts and modern theatre. Presenting stunning Kung Fu skills, exquisite ballet and music, this beautiful story in no doubt has become the most loved Kung Fu show in China.
Meet our guide and transfer back to your hotel Beijing around 0900 pm. End of our memorable Beijing Kung fu Show tour.
Meal: Breakfast + Chinese lunch
Day 3 Beijing
Breakfast served at hotel. Free to explore the city on your own.
We suggest to join in our small group tour to Panda house and Hutong tour by rickshaw at only US$38 per person.
Optional:First visit Beijing Zoo where you can see the lovely Giant Pandas. The Panda Zoo visit takes about 40 minutes.
We will arrange 45 minutes to take pictures at the Bird's nest and water cube. If you are interested in the inner structure of the stadiums, the tour guide will assist you in buying the tickets, and you could enter in the stadiums for a visit yourself.
You will be arranged to have lunch with locals in a typical Beijing resident's house. Then visit the old Beijing lanes by taking rickshaws. Hutong tour lasts for sr 2 hours involving a walking tour to Nanluogu Lane.Built in Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368), the 768m long Nanluogu Lane, an old Hutong in Beijing with long history of 800 years. Winding you along one the most beautiful Hutong of Beijing, these walks will offer you to some of the Beijing’s best sights.
Transferred back to your hotels.
Optional: Enjoy Beijing Opera at only US$37 per person.
Our Beijing night tour starts from pick up from your Beijing hotel around 6:00 pm and drive to Beijing Liyuan Theatre at Jianguo Hotel. Arrival at Liyuan Theatre, you will be lead to your seat with the assistance of both our tour guide and theatre staff who have your pre-reserved entrance tickets.
The Beijing Opera became to the national opera since the reign of the 3rd emperor Qian Long of Qing Dynasty.
At the time all the "dan", "chou" and "sheng" roles were played by male actors, (Female role called dan, male role called sheng, clown role called chou). Nowadays they are played separately by females and males. The Beijing Opera is famous for its colorful facial make up and fantastic costumes. According to sex, age and disposition, each role is characterized by different designs of facial make-up. Pekin Opera combines stylized acting with singing, dancing, musical dialogue, martial arts and colorful make up. It's one of the "must-to-see" when you visit Beijing.
Transfer back to your hotel around 0900 pm. End of our memorable Beijing Opera group tour.
Day 4 Beijing Xian by high speed train
Check out hotel after breakfast and transfer to railway station to board high speed train (5h41m ride) to Xian.
On arrival, greeted at exit of Xian Railway Station and transfer to hotel.
Explore the city on your own.
Hotel: Grand Dynasty Culture Hotel or similar
Day 5 Terracotta Museum
Our sightseeing this morning features the Terracotta Warriors Army and Horses Museum. It is not only reputed as the world's Largest Military Museum but also the Eighth Wonder of the world. Found in 1974, it covers the three going hand in hand with pits of the first head of Qin's mausoleum. Everybody who visits here will be overpowered by its fabulous scale, exciting scenes, elevated expectation of science and workmanship in the antiquated times. Terracotta Warriors tour lasts about 3hrs.
The Qin Shi Huang Tomb is the Mausoleum of Emperor Qin Shi Huang, the first emperor of the Qin Dynasty (221BC-207BC) and also of China. Covering 2.13 square kilometers, the four-layered mausoleum, like a well-structured city, includes an underground palace, which is the center of the mausoleum, an inner city, outer city and grounds. Terracotta Warriors tour lasts about 3 hours.
Afterwards, pay a visit to the Muslim Street. Enjoy an exterior tour to Bell Tower or Drum Tower.
Optional Tour: Tang Dynasty Music & Dance Show plus Dumpling Dinner US$60 p.p
Pick up from your downtown hotel in Xian and head to the Shaanxi Grand Opera House around 6:00pm. Our guide tour guide will help you find your seat for the Dumpling dinner at the Opera House. Xian is famous for the dumpling feasts. The dumpling dinner features a selection of dumplings differ in shape and filling.There you can not only experience dumplings' various flavors; the dinner is also a feast for the eyes both in color and in variety. Enjoy the dumpling dinner before and over the Tang Dynasty Show.
The Tang Dynasty Show, a wonderful performance of the ancient music and dance, is a must when you visit Xian. It is a spectacle of color, culture, music, and dance. The spectacular music and beautiful costumes with long flowing sleeves perfectly match and complement each other. Drop off at your hotel after the show.
Day 6 Depart Xian
Meal: Hotel Breakfast
• Prices are shown in USD per person, based on minimum 2 persons.
• Booking for 3rd person is based on triple sharing using extra folding bed / mattress – wherever possible.
• Twin & Triple Sharing is charged at same rate.
• The Single Room Supplement cost is in addition to the twin sharing cost for those who would like a single room.
• If traveling alone, please contact us for a solo traveler cost.
• Surcharge applies for airport transfer required between 2100hrs – 0700hrs.
• Hotel check-in time at 1400hrs & check-out time at 1200hrs. Surcharge applies for early check-in / late check-out.
• Tour rate subject to availability and confirmation.
• Itinerary may be omitted or substituted depending on traffic, weather conditions, or other operational concern.
Arts and crafts in China: Our package includes shopping at specialty shops providing opportunities to purchase, learn, and gain valuable cultural insight on items such as Silk. The specialty shops offer quality products and international shipping service. If you are not interested in shopping then this time can be used for bathroom breaks, to rest, or just to learn more about China's specialty products, many of which are strongly aligned with Chinese culture.
Package Price Includes:
• Sightseeing with admissions as specified
• Professional English-speaking guide + air-conditioned vehicle
• Hand-selected hotels, double occupancy basis
• Meals as specified
• High speed train from Beijing to Xian in second class
Package Price does not Include:
• Items of a personal nature
• Travel insurance
• A la carte meals
• Tips and gratuities to drivers, guides
• Optional tour
Blackout Date: Chinese New Year (TBA) & National Day Holiday from Oct 1 to Oct 8.