How to Plan Beijing Xian Tours

Endowing the long history of China, Beijing and Xian carry a deep culture with many world heritage sites and historical relics. Known as the top visited cities in China, Beijing Xian Tour can be arranged into following steps for you to well-prepared ahead of time.

Best time to go

Featuring great culture and time-honored historical sites, you can travel Beijing and Xian all year around.

While based on the weather condition, the best time to travel Beijing & Xian are spring and autumn, which you can avoid the cold winter and hot summer. With detailed weather information, please visit Beijing weather and Xian weather.

The Great Wall

The Great Wall

Decide your travel length

With extraordinary historical sites on display in Beijing and Xian, you may take a week or more to suck up the local sublime temples, ancient alleyways and famous heritage sites.

Below we’ve selected 5-7 days Beijing Xian tours for you to explore the most and must-see highlights. Please check the Beijing Xian Tours below with detailed itineraries and decide your travel length. All tours can be tailor-made, and with more requests, feel free to contact us.

Beijing Hutong Explore

Beijing Hutong Traveling

How to travel: Beijing-Xian or Xian-Beijing?

Having the largest airport of China to connect many international flights and most cities in China, Beijing is top-selected to begin or end their China trip by most tourists. Therefore, if this tour is your first tour in China, traveling from Beijing to Xian is more suitable; or if you plan this tour is your last trip of China, traveling from Xian to Beijing is prefer for you to take flights back to your country.

Beijing Capital International Airport

Beijing Capital International Airport

Choices of transportation

The distance between Beijing and Xian is about 1200 kilometers, and travel in between, you have multiple choices to transfer. According to your schedule and budget, you can choose flights (2 hours), high-speed train (no more than 6 hours), and the longer periods of time of overnight trains (about 12-16 hours) or other transportations. Please check How to Get from Beijing to Xian and How to Get from Xian to Beijing with detailed schedules.

High-speed train from Beijing to Xian

High-speed train from Beijing to Xian

Choose accommodations in Beijing & Xian

After decide your travel schedule and transportation, you should book your accommodation in Beijing and Xian in advance. According to your budget and preference, we’ve selected star hotels with 3 stars to 5 stars and all are convenient for you to transfer. Please click Beijing Accommodation and Xian Accommodation for details.

Hotel in Beijing

Hotel in Beijing

Explore highlights in Beijing & Xian

Being blessed with the capital city and ancient capital city, Beijing and Xian have numerous cultural sites for you to experience.

In Beijing, there are many renowned historical marvels, such as the Great Wall, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace and more Beijing Attractions. And in Xian, you can visit the famous Terracotta Warriors and amble through Xian Ancient City Wall and more things to do in Xian.

Xian Ancient City Wall

Xian Ancient City Wall

Extended destinations between Beijing & Xian

Without a rush, you can enjoy more side trips between Beijing and Xian. Due to the connection of high-speed train, you can easily transfer to Pingyao, Datong, Luoyang and Wutaishan from Beijing or Xian to enrich your Beijing Xian Tour with Pingyao Ancient Town, Datong Yungang Grottoes, Luoyang Longmen Grottoes, Kung Fu Show, Mount Wutai Buddhism and more experiences in one go. Check our extended Beijing Xian tour packages and find more.

Qiao Family Compound

Qiao Family Compound in Pingyao

Recommended Beijing Xian Tours

Top 3 Beijing Xian tours chosen by most customers to explore Beijing Xian in the best way. Check the detailed itinerary,or tailor your own trip now with us.

Xian Terra Cotta Warriors
7 Days China Ancient Essence Tour (by Flight)

Beijing / Xian

Terracotta Warriors were built by the first emperor of China Qin Shihuang to protect him in his afterlife
5 Days Beijing Xian Highlights Tour by High Speed Train

Beijing / Xian

Terra-Cotta Warriors
6 Days China History & Mystery Tour (by Flight)

Beijing / Xian

Start planning your tailor-made holiday to China by contacting one of our specialists. Once enquired, you’ll get a response within 0.5~23.5 hours.

Customize a Trip

Have a question? Get answers from our travel experts or guests

  • Your Question:
  • Your Name:
  • Your Email:
  • Submit