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.

Xian MakeChinese Dumplings
3 Days Xian Cultural & Culinary Tour

Highlights: Snack Street, Terracotta Warriors, Local Family Visit, Make Dumplings

Xian, used to be the capital of China, has accumulated more than 3,000 years' history and culture. During this tour, you will not only explore the solemn imperial culture, but also go deep to the living of local people - see like local, do like local, and eat like local. The best highlight is the unique visit to a local family and learning to make dumplings in their home.

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.

CD-BXHT-06 6 Days Classic Beijing Xian High-speed Train Tour
6 Days Classic Beijing Xian High-speed Train Tour (Most Valuable)

Highlights: Landmark Attractions, Leisure Pace, Bullet Train Beijing to Xian

Beijing and Xian together had been ancient capitals of China for more than 2,000 years. They are two cities of World Heritage Sites - Forbidden City, Great Wall, Terracotta Warriors. Visit these two ancient hearts plus a cozy high speed train experience, you will not only explore the long history of China, but also be amazed by the high-tech trains, discovering how the time-honored country is like in recent days.

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

Highlights: Mutianyu Great Wall, Temple of Heaven, Terracotta Warriors

This is the briefest trip to travel Beijing and Xian two great destinations together. All regular attractions are cut out, only the best highlights are included. There are four fabulous World Heritage Sites covered in the trip. You will also experience the fast bullet train transfer from Beijing to Xian.

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

Highlights: Forbidden City, Summer Palace, Mutianyu Great Wall, Terracotta Warriors, Shaanxi History Museum

Discover the ancient capitals of China! Through this 6 days tour, you will experience the past dynasties of China, learn about the dynastic history and marvel at the great architecture of ancient China!After visiting Beijing, you will take a flight to Xian.

Fobidden City in Beijing
8 Days Beijing Xian Tour with Pingyao Ancient City

Highlights: Pingyao Ancient City, Forbidden City, Great Wall, Terracotta Warriors and Horses

This 8 day Beijing Xian tour with Pingyao ancient city gives you a quick but full overview of China's ancient city. In this travel, you will be amazed by traditonal Chinese art forms and discover the historical and cultural essentials of China.

Terra-Cotta Warriors
4 Days Shanghai Xian Overnight Bullet Train Tour

Highlights: The Bund, Yu Garden, Shanghai World Financial Center, Jade Buddha Temple, Terraccota Warriors, Ancient City Wall

This 4-day trip is the well-designed tour package taking you to explore all essences of Shanghai and Xian at a budget price. The comfortable overnight high speed train which usually departs after 10 P.M. will help you save one night accommodation cost during the tour, at the same time transfer you from Shanghai to Xian efficiently.

Our guests biking on the Ancient City Wall
5 Days Classic Xian Shanghai Tour (by Flight)

Highlights: Terraccota Warriors, Ancient City Wall, The Bund, Shanghai World Financial Center, Yu Garden

Transfer in the fastest way from Xian to Shanghai by flight and see the most classic tourist attractions in 5 days. During the trip, you’ll explore Terracotta Warriors and Horses, Xian Ancient City Wall in Xian, see the modern face of Shanghai from the 100th floor (474m) of “the Eye of Shanghai” - Shanghai World Financial Center, also the The Bund and Nanjing Road in Shanghai.

Shanghai Night
5 Days Shanghai Xian Contrast Tour (by Flight)

Highlights: Maglev Train, The Bund, Terracotta Warriors, Yu Garden, Jade Buddha Temple, Nanjing Road, Ancient City Wall, Big Wild Goose Pagoda

This tour all about CONTRAST of Shanghai and Xian - modern and ancient, future and past, West and East, skyscrapers and old architecture... In 5 days, you’ll not only learn the Chinese history but also hear the stories about the development of China in the two destinations. After tour in Shanghai, you will take a direct flight from Shanghai to Xian.

Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Center with Visitors
6 Days Shanghai Xian Tour with Suzhou Gardens

Highlights: The Bund, Shanghai World Financial Center, Lingering Garden, Tiger Hill, Terracotta Warriors and Horses

Spend one extra day to the heaven on earth - Suzhou during your Shanghai Xian tour. In 6 days, you’ll appreciate different styles of Chinese architectures in Jiangnan Area and North China. Also, profound history and splendid culture will present if you take this amazing tour.

The thrilling Plank Road in the Sky on Mount Hua
2 Days Terracotta Warriors Tour with Mount Hua Hiking

Highlights: Terracotta Warriors, Ancient City Wall, Mount Huashan Hiking

Have watched the videos of the breathtaking hiking at the Plank-road in the Sky on Mount Hua for many times? Don't let your feet be hindered by the timidity. It's time to challenge this exciting hiking to Mount Hua, only about 1 hour's driving from Xian City. During this tour, you will stay a night at the foot of Mount Hua so that you can get into the mountain in the early morning to get rid of crowds. And certainly you won't miss out the Ancient City Wall and Terracotta Warriors in this tour, the two greatest historical sites in Xian.

Shaolin Temple
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.

Looking West Peak from South Peak on Huashan
4 Days Xian Highlights Tour with Mount Huashan Hiking (Most Recommended)

Highlights: Terracotta Warriors, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Mount Huashan, Huashan Plank Walk

Your Xian tour is not complete without Mount Huashan hiking! You really should spare out one day to take a side trip to Mount Huashan. It is only about 1.5hrs’driving (or 40min’s bullet train ride) from Xian. So take our 4 Days Xian Highlights Tour with Mount Huashan Hiking to quiet down to soak leisurely in the wonderful history and culture of the ancient capital city Xian, and enjoy an adventure hike on Mount Huashan to challenge the world's most thrilling hiking trails, including the Plank Walk now!

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.

Hukou Waterfall - wonder on the Yellow River
3 Days Best Xian City Tour Plus Hukou Waterfall

Highlights: Terracotta Warriors,Ancient City Wall, Hukou Waterfall

Xian is a great city to extend a trip to Hukou Waterfall, the largest yellow waterfall in the world. In this tour, you will drive about 4~5 hours northwards from Xian to have a day trip to see the crashing waves and thundering waterfall group of Hukou, rising from 800 cubic meters per second to 1,200. Before the Hukou Waterfall trip, you will have a essential tour in Xian to visit its highlights.

Terracotta Warriors were built by the first emperor of China Qin Shihuang to protect him in his afterlife
6 Days Ancient Henan Tour from Xian

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

During the ancient time, Henan was one of the most prosperous and civilized areas. There were even 13 ancient dynasties setting capital in Luoyang of Henan. It is also the heart of Chinese Buddhism. The leader of Zen Buddhism also the origin of Chinese Kung Fu - Shaolin Temple is located in Henan Province. It also has the first Buddhist temple in China - White Horse Temple. take a high speed train to Luoyang to see Longmen Grottoes, the finest example of Chinese Buddhist art; in Shaolin Temple of Zhengzhou, experience the Chinese martial art - Kung Fu!

Jinshanling Great Wall
7 Days Beijing Xian Tour with Great Wall and Mount Huashan Hiking

Highlights: Forbidden City, Great Wall, Terracotta Warriors, Ancient City Wall, Mount Hua Hiking

Traveling Beijing with Xian is one of the most popular itineraries in China - exploring imperial culture in the Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace, and visiting the world famous Terracotta Warriors in Xian. This is how a classic and regular Beijing Xian tour goes. Want to make your Beijing Xian trip a little adventurous? Here is the idea: hike one of the wild sections of the Great Wall in Beijing, then go to hike Mount Huashan near Xian city. They may not be the type of serious hiking, but definitely interesting and enjoyable.

Longmen Grottoes
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 - Art of Chinese Buddhism
11 Days Essence of China Culture Tour by High Speed Trains

Highlights: Forbidden City, Great Wall, Pingyao Ancient City, Terracotta Warriors, Shaolin Temple, the Bund

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.

Most Popular Longer China Holidays with Xian Terracotta Army

Vast territory, long history and diverse culture make China a great country full of spectacular tourism resources. The Terracotta Army is an amazing cultural relic of ancient China, and meanwhile, China also presents you plenty more awesome attractions and experiences in different places and charms. It’s a perfect idea to take advantage of your precious time, extend trip further to nearby wonderful sites or cities, like Mount Huashan to adventure, to Luoyang (Longmen Grottoes) to marvel at Buddhist art, to Zhengzhou (Shaolin Temple) to learn Chinese martial arts, and to Beijing, Shanghai, Zhangjiejie, Guilin, etc., to make your once-in-a-lifetime trip to China more special, meaningful and interesting! Choose from China Discovery’s top China Terracotta Army tours or let us customize a flexible and worry-free travel based on your itinerary and interests.

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Tourist Visited Terracotta Warriors
8 Days Best Shanghai, Xian & Beijing Tour

Shanghai / Xian / Beijing

See the best of the BEST of China at your own pace! From the metropolitan Shanghai to the ancient hearts Xian and Beijing, you’ll explore the East-meets-West culture, profound history of the ancient emperors, authentic local life and more activities.

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CD-BXS-08 8 Days Best of China Tour
8 Days Best of China Tour (Flight/Bullet Train Covered)

Beijing / Xian / Shanghai

This itinerary covers two ancient capital cities of China – Beijing & Xian, as well as the most developed city – Shanghai. It’s not overstated to call it the most classic China tour, for China’s past, present and future are epitomized in the golden triangle cities for your exploration - hike the majestic Great Wall, walk into the splendid Forbidden City and Summer Palace in Beijing, be amazed by the fascinating Terracotta Warriors in Xian, and seize the most prosperous and modernized scene of China in Shanghai.

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Tiananmen Square Family Tour
10 Days China Family Tour with Panda Reserve Visit

Beijing / Xian / Chengdu / Shanghai

Ever wonder that one day you can look at the cute giant panda face to face, and even hold them for a while? Yes, this 10 days classic China tour offers you the opportunity to have a close contact with the chubby lovely panda – the national treasure of China. As the hometown of panda, Chengdu is charming in the way the local people lives – relax, leisure & cozy. Besides that, Beijing, Xian & Shanghai give you a best chance to stroll among numerous historical sites to explore the old history and fantastic culture of China, witness the vital development and prosperity of modern China.

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Guilin Li River Fisherman
10 Days Classic China Tour from Beijing - First Touch of China

Beijing / Xian / Guilin / Yangshuo / Shanghai

What can you expect for 10 days in China? This tour gives you the bests. With the Golden Triangle Destinations (Beijing, Xian, Shanghai) plus the fabulous river and countryside views of Guilin, this tour leads you to top 4 destinations you can’t miss for your first time trip in China. Experience the stunning diversity and contrasts of ancient tradition and modern fashion, discover the charm of ancient history, and get closer exploration to some of the most beautiful scenery under heaven...

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Relaxing Yangtze River Cruise
13 Days Classic China Vacation Tour with Yangtze Cruise

Beijing / Xian / Guilin / Yangshuo / Yangtze Cruise / Shanghai

Want to explore the most recommended highlights of China in a leisure way? This is the ideal trip which takes you to some of the most impressive destinations in China, including Beijing, Xian, Guilin, Shanghai, plus Yangtze River region. During this tour, you will not only uncover the best collections of historical sites, such as Forbidden City, Great Wall, Terracotta Warriors, etc., but also embrace the fabulous nature beauty of China, including the tranquil Guilin and the great Yangtze River.

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Surreal Avatar Views in Zhangjiajie National Forest Park
13 Days China Landscape Tour including Zhangjiajie and Guilin

Beijing / Xian / Zhangjiajie / Guilin / Shanghai

When you are planning a tour in the vast Middle Kingdom, it's a great idea to combine both its classic historical destinations and spectacular scenic destinations. This is the trip strongly suggested for you on which you will discover the most important cultural destinations in China, including Beijing, Xian and Shanghai, then enjoy two magnificently stunning destinations - Guilin and Zhangjiajie. All attractions and activities are well organized to a leisure pace in a single trip.

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A Bullet Train Running on the High Speed Rail in Xinjiang
15 Days Classic Ancient China Silk Road Tour with Bullet Train Experience

Kashgar - Tupran - Dunhuang - Jiayuguan - Zhangye - Xian - Beijing

Explore the Silk Road on the gigantic regions of northwester China, an almost dizzying agglomeration of desert, grassland, raging river and colossal mountains, connecting Xian, Zhangye, Jiayuguan, Dunhuang, Turpan, Urumqi, Kashgar, etc. Unlike the ancient travelers who walked and rode camels to traversing the Silk Road, you from the modern civilization will explore the legendary route in a stylish and relaxing way - mainly taking high speed bullet trains, and also using flights and vehicle, to make your trip more enjoyable.

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Jinshanling Great Wall
7 Days Beijing Xian Tour with Great Wall and Mount Huashan Hiking

Beijing / Xian / Mount Huashan

Traveling Beijing with Xian is one of the most popular itineraries in China - exploring imperial culture in the Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace, and visiting the world famous Terracotta Warriors in Xian. This is how a classic and regular Beijing Xian tour goes. Want to make your Beijing Xian trip a little adventurous? Here is the idea: hike one of the wild sections of the Great Wall in Beijing, then go to hike Mount Huashan near Xian city. They may not be the type of serious hiking, but definitely interesting and enjoyable.

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Lovely Baby Giant Pandas
15 Days China Best Treasure Tour with Yangtze Cruise & Zhangjiajie Landscape

Beijing / Xian / Chengdu / Yangtze Cruise / Zhangjiajie / Shanghai

How do you think of “China Treasure”? I do think it not only means historical and cultural heritage, but also the stunning landscape created by the magical hand of nature, as well as the living and rare animals - Giant Panda. It covers all in this 15-day best treasure trip for your China vacation.

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The Lesser Three Gorges
17 Days China Paradise Tour with Tibet Discovery & Yangtze Cruise

Beijing / Xian / Lhasa / Chengdu / Chongqing / Yangtze Cruise / Shanghai

If you have enough travel time in the budget, this 17-day tour is definitely a great way to travel and see China. The tour covers all the highlights of China while letting you discover the splendid Chinese history at world heritage sites like the Great Wall, the Forbidden City, and the home of the Terracotta Warriors. You will see and even hug the lovely Giant Pandas in Chengdu, relax on a Yangtze River cruise ship while enjoying the River’s fascinating views, and ease your spirit and curiosity at the holy Potala Palace in Lhasa and at various Buddhist ceremonies and festivals in Lhasa exhibiting the sacred Buddhist culture.

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