Close-up to Terracotta Warriors & Pandas by High Speed Train

How can one person watch the globally shocked Terracotta Warriors in Xian and the chubby giant pandas in Chengdu in the same one day but not by flying? The new Xian Chengdu High Speed Train could make it, with only 3 hours riding. Isn’t it amazing? Let’s see the details about this high speed rail, how to plan a best visit to giant pandas and Terracotta Warriors, and more highlights in Xian and Chengdu for your high speed train experience in 2024.

3 Hours’ Xian Chengdu High Speed Train

The new Xian Chengdu high speed train from Xian North Station to Chengdu East Station takes only about 3 hours for the whole travel, which has largely cut down the transferring duration between Chengdu and Xian than by normal trains. Compared by the about 2 hours’ Xian Chengdu flights which need more time for checking and boarding, taking a bullet train to travel between Xian and Chengdu would be also a great choice. With great convenience and ultimate enjoyment of developed China high speed trains, the amazing travel including best highlights of Xi'an and Chengdu is highly recommended.

What’s more, as China high speed trains reach a world-advanced level, the super high speed of 350 km/h and a series of new technologies and facilities on the train attract a lot of travelers home and abroad to get on board for the new experience. Take on a high speed train to visit the giant pandas and Terracotta Warriors, and you would become a new fashionable fun of China high speed trains. Check the detailed schedule of Xian Chengdu high speed trains.

☛ 5 Days Classic Tour by New Xian Chengdu High Speed Train

☛ 6 Days Chengdu Xian City Enjoyments with New Bullet Train Experience Tour

Xian Terracotta Warriors Witness

The Terracotta Warriors in Xian is unbelievable! Regarded as one of the 8 Wonders of the World, it is a golden card of China’s brilliant historical culture and civilization and is also listed as the UNESCO World Heritage Site to praise the outstanding wisdom and skills of human beings. As one of the greatest archaeologist discoveries in the twentieth century, Terracotta Warriors leaves a series of queries and hard-to-believe wonders for people worldwide. Such as how could the so large-scaled troops and horses exist so well from far 2000 years ago, how did the potters make the terracotta warriors with no one alike, even on the facial expressions, hair styles, moustache styles, hand gestures, etc.? You could find great answers to more interesting questions, have a better knowledge of history and cultures of Qin dynasty, excellent skills of potters in that period, etc. during your visit at this great site.

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Xian Terracotta Warriors

Magnificent Terracotta Warriors in Xian

Not-missing Xian Bests

Xian, as one of the 4 great ancient capital cities in China for the past 13 dynasties, is a top hot destination to savor the profound history and culture of this country. Besides the not-missing Terracotta Warriors and Horses, you could experience biking on the Ancient City Wall to appreciate the view of the downtown, visit the Giant Wild Goose Pagoda of 1300 years old, which is a “gem of Chinese ancient architectural history”. Also, you could go to Shaanxi History Museum to appreciate a large number of precious and valuable historical and cultural relics. During your tour in Xian, admire the multi-elements culture in Xian and wander to the Muslim Quarter to taste many kinds of snacks and famous food, which is a wonderland of foodies. Check all Xian things to do.

☛ 2 Days Xian City Break

☛ 3 Days Classic Xian Tour

☛ 4 Days Xian In-depth Experience Tour

Xian Things to Do

Must-do Things to Experience in Xian

Chengdu Giant Panda Visiting & Panda Volunteer Program

You must know that the giant pandas are really super cute and chubby and also rare in the world. BUT, have you ever watched them in person? As the home of pandas, Chengdu is particularly famous domestically and overseas, which would change your longing giant panda visiting into real. There are Chengdu Research Center of Giant Panda Breeding, Dujiangyan Panda Base, Wolong Panda Reserve, and Bifengxia Panda Base in and around Chengdu, and you could go to the panda center to see the adorable pandas eating, playing, sleeping, climbing, etc. AND their new born baby pandas during their breeding seasons around July and August.

What’s more, if you are really a determined fan of giant pandas or want to do some more meaningful contribution, the giant panda volunteer program is a wonderful choice to get close to giant pandas in their closure, prepare nutritious cake and feed them by your own, clean their houses, and learn more knowledge about pandas, etc. At the end, you would receive the souvenirs and volunteer certificate to commemorate this cool and proud contribution.

Also, as giant pandas are really lovable, you could have photos with it in the panda center, which really would be a shining experience in your life. And the donation fee you provided would be used to help save this endangered species and create a better environment to them.

☛ Dujiangyan Panda Volunteer

☛ Wolong Panda Volunteer

☛ Bifengxia Panda Volunteer

Giant Pandas in Chengdu

Visit Chengdu Giant Pandas & Join Panda Volunteer Program

Must-try Chengdu Highlights

Famous for the great reputation of “Land of Abundance”, “City of Leisure”, Capital of Ancient Shu Kingdom and “World City of gastronomy”, Chengdu holds a lot of things to savor its culture, history, leisure, food, and other charming aspects. During your high speed train visit to Chengdu, you could plan 2 to 3 days to visit the Jinli Ancient Street or Kuanzhai Alleys to seek the old prosperity of this famous capital city and delicious food, go to 1300-year old Wenshu Temple to savor the Buddhist culture there. Renmin Park is a classic and most recommended place to enjoy the leisure and local life of Chengdu citizens. Also, Jinsha Site Museum would tell you a brilliant historical culture and stories of the past civilization about 3000 years ago. Besides, you can visit Sanxingdui Museum which is honored as the “Origin of Yangtze Civilization” and listed as one of the “Top 50 Appealing Attractions in China for Foreign People”. And Wuhou Memorial Temple has been one of the must-visit sites to know about the history of the Three Kingdoms period. As one of the top popular tourist cities in China, Chengdu would give you a wonderful tour for your holiday. Check all Chengdu things to do.

☛ 1 Day Dujiangyan Panda Volunteer Tour

☛ 2 Days Chengdu City Break

☛ 3 Days Chengdu Highlights Tour

Chengdu Things to Do

Chengdu Highlights for Your Leisure Holiday

Plan a Xian Chengdu High Speed Train Travel with Terracotta Warriors & Pandas

With great convenience and comfort of high-speed trains, rail travel has become a popular trend. We China Discovery suggest arranging a 2-3 day tour within Xi'an to immerse yourself in the ancient city's heartbeat. Explore the captivating history of the Xian Terracotta Warriors and Horses and walk atop the Ancient City Wall. Then, experience the profound Buddhist culture at the Giant Wild Goose Pagoda and come back to the flourishing Tang Dynasty at the Grand Tang Dynasty Ever Bright City. Afterward, meander through the Shaanxi History Museum to explore profound history of the ancient capital; visit the vibrant Muslim Quarter, indulging in local snacks and immersing yourself in Muslim culture. Visit iconic landmarks such as the Bell Tower and Drum Tower. If you're a nature enthusiast, spend a day challenging yourself with the thrilling hiking routes of Mount Huashan, renowned for its lofty peaks and steep paths.

Next, hop on a high-speed train to Chengdu, a journey of about 3-4 hours. We recommend a 2-day Chengdu city tour, beginning with a heartwarming visit to the Chengdu Research Center of Giant Panda Breeding, home to over 100 Giant Pandas. Relax in Renmin Park, sipping Chinese tea and enjoying folk entertainment. Explore the nostalgic ambiance of Wuhou Memorial Temple and stroll through the vibrant Jinli Ancient Street. If you have more time, we highly recommend visiting the Leshan Giant Buddha and Mount Emei, both UNESCO World Heritage Sites offering a glimpse into Chinese Buddhism amidst stunning natural landscapes.

If you're interested in planning a high-speed train journey, consider exploring other popular destinations in China such as Beijing, Shanghai, Guilin, Zhangjiajie, Hong Kong, Yunnan, Huangshan, etc. in China by the bullet trains. Please feel free to contact our professional Travel Consultant and our team would also help sincerely and give you great services for your vacation planning. What you have to do is just focusing on the highlights.

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