Dec 2 – 3
Dates

Xi’an is a must-see city full of history while you are in China! See the famous terracota warriors with a visit to terracota warriors factory, see huge Xi’an city wall (you can even cycle on it!), try local snacks at an authentic market at Muslim quarter and hike the famous Hua shan mountain! In this short visit you will see the most important attactions in Xi’an!

Xian Ancient City Wall is the most complete preserved and the largest city wall in China. It was built for the military defense in the ancient time.

Terra-Cotta Warriors and Horses Museum covers three pits with the total area of 22,780 square meters. The terra-cotta warriors and horses that show a surprisingly high level in craftsmanship and sculpture are the most significant archeological excavations of the 20th century.

Mt. Huashan is known as “The Number One Precipitous Mountain under Heaven”. So this mountain is one of the most famous attractions in Xian. Mt. Hushan is well-known for its steep and high peaks, and it enjoys a great reputation for its fall scenes, blue sky with white clouds, and the red maple leaves scattered in the valleys here and there.

Most Dangerous Hiking TrailsThe Sky Plank Road: Out of the South Gate, there is the most dangerous hiking trail “sky plank.” The plank has three sessions. Upper section: South Gate to the west of Chaoyuan Cave, 20 m long, 2 feet wide; Mid-section: the way down between the cliffs, like hanging ladder; Lower-Section: go west from mid-section, there is holes on the cliff with piles. Please note: it may be closed in case of heavy rain/snow.

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION
DEPARTURE TIME  Per your train ticket
RETURN TIME  Per your train ticket
WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING
INCLUDED
private air-conditioned bus, entrance tickets as mentioned in itinerary, accommodation in 4 star hotel (double occupancy; single supplement – 250 rmb), one bottle of mineral water per day
English speaking tour guide insurance
NOT INCLUDED
train to Xi’an, entrance to the Bell tower, cycling on the ancient wall ( 45 rmb ),
 lunches and dinners, personal expenses

Suggested train schedule:

Friday night: Shanghai-Xi’an 18:44 – 09:29  hard sleeping bed – 331 rmb/soft sleeping bed – 509.5 rmb (recommended)

Xi’an – Shanghai 16:46 – 7:53 ard sleeping bed – 331 rmb/soft sleeping bed – 509.5 rmb (recommended)

Book your seat ASAP,  maximum number of participants: 15

BOOK YOUR SEAT by transferring 500 RMB deposit  (the full amount is to be paid 7 days before the trip) to:

Bank of China account: 6216610800001720656, Jianguo xi lu branch

Cancelation policy: in case of cancelation, the deposit is not refundable and cannot be used for another trip unless the replacement has been provided.

 

 

 

 

 

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Day 1

Today you will arrive in Xi’an train station in the morning and go to Huaxian County, take the new cable car up to the West peak, then you can challenge other peaks by yourself. Then take the cable down to the bottom. Return to the hotel and have a rest.

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Day 2

Visit the incredible 2000 year-old Terracotta Warriors and Horses, a lifetime viewing of the extraordinary 2200-year-old terra-cotta Army of China.
Have lunch in local restaurant.
Back to the Xi’an city, visit the Ming City Wall—-it is the best preserved wall in china, is one of the most beautiful landmarks in Xi’an. You can ride bicycle on the wall (optional). Drive to the airport in teh afternoon.