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6 Days Xian to Luoyang Highlights Tour with Sidetrips to Mount Hua & Shaolin Temple

Highlights: Airport Pickup, Terracotta Warriors, Ancient City Wall, Shaanxi History Museum

Xian and Luoyang used to be two greatest ancient capital cities of ancient China. They boast long-lasting history, presence of classic Chinese culture and beautify sceneries. If you are travelling to Xian, you shouldn’t let slip Luoyang. This 6 Days Tour takes you to explore the all the bests in this region. You will not only visit 3 famous World Heritage Sites (Terracotta Warriors, Longmen Grottoes and Shaolin Temple), but also go to hike Mount Hua which is known as one of the most beautiful mountains in China.

Longmen Grottoes Scenery from Opposite Riverside
4 Days Xian Highlights Tour with Sidetrip to Luoyang Longmen Grottoes

Highlights: Luoyang Longmen Grottoes, Xian Terracotta Warriors, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Snack Street, Big Wild Goose Pagoda

Many travellers try to figure out how to combine Xian and Luoyang in their short break stay in Xian, now the operation of the high speed bullet trains make it possible to have a round trip to Luoyaong from Xian in a single day. Our 4 Days Xian Highlights Tour with Sidetrip to Luoyang starts from the pick up at the airport or railway station, then takes you to explore the best attraction of Xian, also take a sidetrip to the World Heritage Site - Longmen Grottoes in Luoyang. Your time and money are efficiently used.

Terracotta Warriors were built by the first emperor of China Qin Shihuang to protect him in his afterlife
5 Days Luoyang Shaolin Temple Tour from Xian

Highlights: Terracotta Warriors, Ancient City Wall, Longmen Grottoes, Shaolin Temple

During the ancient time, Xian and Luoyang were two of the most prosperous and civilized cities in China. There were 26 ancient dynasties setting capital in Xian and Luoyang during, including the first united feudal empire - Qin Dynasty (221~206 BC)and glorious Tang Dynasty (618~904 CD). The essences of both two cities have survived behind todays’ modern outlook. If you have a couple of days to stay in Xian, don’t forget its great neighbor Luoyang. Magnificent Longmen Grottoes, the first Buddhist temple in China - White Horse Temple, the birthplace of Chinese Kung Fu - Shaolin Temple... there are so many things to explore.

Longmen: A Treasure House of Ancient Buddhist Cave Art
1 Day Express Train Tour to Luoyang from Xian

Highlights: Longmen Grottoes, Shaolin Temple

Have an extra day in Xian? Luoyang, famous for Longmen Grottoes and Shaolin Temple, is one of the greatest place to extend your trip. You can take a fast and comfortable high speed train from Xian to Luoyang, which takes only about 1 hour and 40 minutes to go. In this trip, you will leave Xian by train in the early morning so that you will have more flexible time to visit Longmen Grottoes and Shaolin Temple.

Longmen Grottoes Scenery in Spring
5 Days Luoyang Xian Tour by Train

Highlights: Shaolin Temple, Terracotta Warriors, Big Wild Goose Pagoda

Both Xian and Luoyang had played important roles in the ancient China history. Both used to be the capital for 13 ancient dynasties, such as Qin, Han, Tang, etc. During this tour, you will firstly explore Luoyang which is famous for Buddhist culture, then take a high speed train(less 2 hours) to Xian to see the world famous Terracotta Warriors and other interesting sites.

Terracotta Warriors in Xian
3 Days Classic Xian Tour (Best Highlights Plus Enjoyable Pace)

Highlights: Airport Pickup, Terracotta Warriors, Ancient City Wall, Great Mosque, Giant Wild Goose Pagoda, Shaanxi History Museum

This is the most classic Xian itinerary. Our tour guide picks up you at the airport/train station on the 1st day and drop you off on the departing day - worry free vacation! With 3 days, you can enjoy all the best highlights of the ancient capital Xian at an enjoyable pace - contast impression of the life-size warriors of Terracotta Warriors and the mini terracotta figures of human and animals in Hangyangling; enjoy a leisure stroll or biking on the Ancient City Wall...

Our guests biking on the Ancient City Wall
2 Days Xian City Break (Pick Up from Hotel, Train Station or Airport)

Highlights: Terracotta Warriors, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Muslim Quarter(snack street)

This trip is ideal for those who have brief 2 days to stay in Xian but want to explore the history and culture of the ancient capital city. It is perfectly designed to cover the Must-see attractions in Xian. You will discover the amazing history behind the Terracotta Warriors and step on top of the Ancient City Wall, feel the invisible heart beats of this ancient city. You can start this tour in the morning from your hotel, or let us pick up you at the airport or train station if you arrive at Xian in the morning.

Enjoy a cycling on the Ancient City Wall of Xian
1 Day Xian Essence Tour

Highlights: Terracotta Warriors, Ancient City Wall, Bell Tower

This Xian Day Tour is suitable for those who are already in Xian and looking for a classic Xian day tour, or those who have a day layover in Xian, or come to Xian from Luoyang, or arrive at Xian in the early morning from Beijing. A short brief day to explore the best highlights of Xian, including a memorable visit to Terracotta Warriors, leisure stroll or biking on the Ancient City Wall, exploring Muslim Quarter and around.

White Horse Temple in Suny Days
3 Days Essence of Luoyang Tour

Highlights: Shaolin Temple, Longmen Grottoes, White Horse Temple, Tianzi Jialiu Museum

"If you ask about the rise and fall of the ancient and present China, you just need to see what Luoyang looks like." Sima Guang - a high-ranking scholar-official and historian in Song Dynasty (960 ~ 1127) once evaluated Luoyang like that. Yes, as an old capital city of 13 dynasties, Luoyang truly has a lot of history to tell. This 3 days classic Luoyang tour including all the essences gives you a great chance to take an exploration of this ancient capital. Apart from the surviving signature sight - Longmen Grottoes, you will also learn more about Luoyang by visiting its local museums in the city and experience the authentic Shaolin Kung Fu in nearby Dengfeng Shaolin Temple.

Fengxian Temple in Longmen Grottoes
2 Days Luoyang Longmen Grottoes Tour

Highlights: Longmen Grottoes, White Horse Temple, Shaolin Temple

Carrying over 1500 years of history, Longmen Grottoes is the carving masterpiece, which went through over 400 years to complete, tracing back to AD 493 of Northern Wei dynasty. Now it is a famous tourist site showing the bright period of Buddhist culture of ancient China. This 2 days tour allows you to walk close to the thousands of Buddha statues and appreciate the fine example of Chinese Buddhism art in Longmen Grottoes. Besides, you will also visit China's first Buddhist temple - White Horse Temple and the birthplace of Kung Fu - Shaolin Temple.

Recommended Longer China Vacations including Xian and Luoyang 2023/2024

If time allows, you are strongly recommended to plan more days to create a longer China vacation which includes not only Xian and Luoyang, but also covers more popular destinations, such as Beijing, Chengdu, Shanghai, etc. Below are Top 4 recommended China vacation packages for 2023/2024! Find more China tours>>

Misty Mutianyu Great Wall
8 Days China Ancient Capitals Tour

Beijing / Luoyang / Xian

Beijing, Xian and Luoyang are undoubtedly three greatest ancient capital cities throughout the whole Chinese history. Both Xian and Luoyang had been capitals for 13 ancient dynasties, while Beijing has been the capital more than 600 years since Ming Dynasty. This tour takes you to discover the historical and cultural essences of Beijing, Luoyang and Xian Tour in just one go, especially the charming World Heritage Sites.

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Shaolin Kung Fu Show in Shaolin Temple
12 Days Unforgettable Kungfu Panda Tour

Beijing / Luoyang / Dengfeng / Xian / Chengdu / Shanghai

Have you imagined that how your trip will be when you cover Kung Fu and Panda together in one travel? We do think it will bring legends of awesomeness. For you who are fascinated about Kung Fu, visiting Shaolin Temple in Dengfeng is an excellent chance to explore this mysterious art form by watching awesome Kung Fu show or even learning Kung Fu from the masters. For you who are also in deep love with Giant Panda, the cutest animal in the world, visiting Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding to have close contact with the lovely creatures will be once in lifetime experience. What an awesome China trip, isn’t it?

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Shaolin Temple
11 Days Essence of China Culture Tour by Bullet Trains

Beijing / Pingyao / Xian / Luoyang / Shanghai

Stepping back into Imperial China! The northern China cities Beijing, Xian, Pingyao and Luoyang keep the essence of ancient China culture and history. Start your trip from Beijing, the city of 7 World Heritage Sites. Then take a bullet train to Pingyao, the best-preserved walled ancient city which used to be a financial center for ancient China. After that, you will get to Xian and Luoyang, two great ancient capitals of China. You will also visit Shaolin Temple, the holy shrine of Chinese Buddhism as well as the place where Chinese Kung Fu originated. Lastly, take a flight to Shanghai to finish your exciting trip.

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Experience the Real Shaolin Kung Fu
12 Days Historical China Tour with Bullet Train Experience

Beijing / Datong / Pingyao / Xian / Luoyang / Dengfeng / Zhengzhou

If you want to explore the history and culture of China to the fullest, this tour is right for you. Many World Heritage Cultural Sites in the North China like Great Wall, Terracotta Warriors, Yungang Grottoes, Pingyao Ancient City, Longmen Grottoes etc. are included. You won’t miss Shaolin Kung Fu experience in 12 days.

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