4 Days Classic Xi'an Tour & Ancient Tombs

    Tour Code:scpt-130

    Start: Xi'an

    End: Xi'an

    Duration: 4 Days

    Tour Type: Private tour

    Classic Xi'an and tomb routes, including Terracotta Army, Big Wild Goose Pagoda and so on, learn about Chinese first Empress Wu and her tomb - Qianling Mausoleum, imagine the rise and fall of this large feduel kingdom governed by this Female.
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    10-24-2014

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    Xi'an
    This tour usually starts after 8:30am but you can still have a relaxed pattern as long as you arrive in Xi’an before 11:00am.
    Arrive in Xian. Pick up at Airport/Hotel/Railway Station in Xian. Visit Forest of Stone Steles Museum, Xian City Wall. After enjoy the Dumpling Banquet, transfer to appreciate the Tang Dynasty Music and Dance Show ( both at your own expense).
    Overnight in Xi'an
    Xi'an
    Visit Terracotta Army, Big Wild Goose Pagoda (ticket to the pagoda included), Shaanxi Provincial History Museum.
    Overnight in Xi'an
    Xi'an - Xianyang - Xi'an
    Transfer to Xianyang in the morning. Visit Qianling Tomb, Tomb of Princess Yongtai. Back to Xian in the afternoon and visit Bell and Drum Tower (exterior view, ticket to the tower not included), Moslem Street.
    Overnight in Xi'an
    Xian
    Visit Han Yang Ling Museum. Transfer to Airport/Hotel/Railway Station in Xian and Departure.
    This tour ends around 1:00pm.
    Day 1 Xi'an

    This tour usually starts after 8:30am but you can still have a relaxed pattern as long as you arrive in Xi’an before 11:00am.

    The guide will greet you at your hotel and then hide for the Forest of Stone Steles Museum. The museum is a cultural treasure house where collects the largest number of stone steles in China. There are more than 11,000 pieces of cultural relics, including 134 pieces of national cultural relic and 535 first-class culture relics. Over 1,000 pieces stone steles deriving from Han Dynasty to Qing Dynasty are displayed for tourist.

    Next you will proceed to visit the Xi'an City Wall, an extension of the old Tang Dynasty structure which has witnessed the ups and downs of Tang Dynasty (618-907). For hundreds of years, it is still as solid as a mountain, forming a rectangle with a circumference of 14km. Each year during the Spring Festival, Lantern Show is held on the city walls.

    Afterward you are arranged to enjoy the local Dumpling Banquet firstly and then transfer to appreciate the Tang Dynasty Music and Dance Show ( both at your own expense).

    Then you will be transferred to your hotel and the rest of the day is free for you.

    Day 2 Xi'an

    In the morning, the guide will pick you up at your hotel and transfer you to the Terracotta Army (35km from Xi’an) to explore the history of the first emperor in China, Qin Shihuang. Noted as a great discover in the archaeological history, it is a subordinate funeral pit of Qin Shihuang Tomb. Currently, there pits are excavated with a good number of figures of warriors and horses, presenting the perpetually vigilant force standing guard over an ancient imperial necropolis. All of them are opened to the public.

    Afterward you will be driven to the Big Wild Goose Pagoda (ticket to the pagoda not included), one of the most famous Buddhist pagodas in China, which was built during the Tang Dynasty to house Buddhist scriptures brought back from India by the Monk Xuanzang. It is a 7-storey fortress-like wood-and-brick structure rises to 64.5 meters. You can climb on for a panoramic view of Xi’an.

    The last stop of today is the Shaanxi Provincial History Museum, a comprehensive historical museum which epitomizes the glamorous imperial past of Shaanxi. The 370,000 relics collected in the museum, from the simple stone tools during the initial period of ancient people to all kinds of daily implements before 1840.

    In the evening, we will drop you off at your hotel.

    Day 3 Xi'an>>Xianyang>>Xi'an

    Early in the morning, your tour begins with the visiting of Qianling Tomb (92 km and 1 hour and 40 minutes drive from Xi’an), the joint resting place of Emperor Gao Zong and his wife Empress Wu Zetian. The ground of the tomb boasts a number of lasrge stone sculptures of animals and officers of the imperial guard. You can see a blanket tablet, which is the famous Wordless Stele for Empress Wu Zetian.

    Then you are guided to the Tomb of Princess Yongtai, one of the 17 accompanying tombs of Qianling Tomb. Princess Yongtai was the granddaughter of Emperor Tang Gaozong and Empress Wu Zetian. It features tomb paintings depicting palace servants. There is a pair of stone lions, two pairs of stone human statues and a pair of ornamental columns in front of the tomb.

    After the tomb tour, you are driven back to Xi’an.

    You can stroll on the Bell and Drum Tower Square and have an exterior view of the towers (ticket to the towers not included), both of the two towers have been the symbol of the city.

    Afterward you are guided to visit the Moslem Street, home to the City’s Hui community for centuries. Strolling along the narrow lanes lined with old-mudbrick houses, you will find it the most ideal place to have mouthwatering local snacks and to buy interesting souvenirs.

    Then you will be transferred to your hotel.

    Day 4 Xi'an

    In the morning, the guide picks you up from your hotel to the Han Yang Ling Museum (23km and 45 minutes drive from Xi’an). Known as the joint resting place of Emperor Jing of Han Dynasty (206BC-220AD) and his wide Empress Wang, the tomb has been extended as a museum. Han Dynasty figurines unearthed from the pits are very impressive for part of them is female.

    The tour will come to an end when you are transferred to the Xi'an airport for your flight.

    This tour ends around 1:00pm.

    Pricing Policy
    • The price is set as four travelers together, usually more people more discounts. See Price Calendar on top right corner. Please fill out Tailor-made form for free if you have over 10 travelers, and we will calculate a more favorable quoted price.
    Accommodation
    • The quoted price contains Standard Tour Class lodging, and we offer hotel upgrade service. You can choose to upgrade hotel when booking, the price will change accordingly.
    • Not all hotels can provide Standard Triple Room if you want three travelers in single room, they may arrange extra bed service. The additional fee for an extra bed is Single Supplement, and it is included in the final price.
    • Your length of stay in Xi'an listed in our itineraries can be adjusted on line; but the extra charge is not included in the original charge.
    • The single supplement is not included in the quoted price except single traveler's price.
    • We choose only centrally located hotels with western standard service and breakfast. However, we can also arrange good location and clean local hotels with lower prices. Please inquiry for details.
    Breakfast
    • The breakfast is subject to hotels' arrangements, they may offer western food or Western & Chinese Buffet in the morning.
    • Child's breakfast is included only when he/she occupy a bed. Otherwise the hotel may charge an extra fee for the breakfast.
    Lunch and Dinner (Optional)
    • The original price excludes lunch and dinner unless particular illustration. Usually, dinner and lunch are optional Chinese food with local flavor, and the meal price is charged based on the group size.
    • If you have some preferences on meals such as vegetarian meal and diabetic meal, please make us know in Special Requirements.
    • Please also fill the Special Requirements if you want other choices such as Hindu meal, Halal food or Western food, etc. You are suggested to uncheck lunch and dinner when booking. We will try to arrange it and your meal price is charged by the local restaurant.
    • Our guide will lead you to your favorite restaurants when you don't select meals, the meal fee is at your own. Besides, your group should pay an extra 100RMB per day in cash to the driver and guide.
    Transfer Service
    • We offer free airport/railway station transfer service as specified in the itinerary. As for earlier arrival or later departure, you will be charged a bit of service fee and guide service is not provided. Please provide train/flight number, arrival time and contact information in Special Requirements.
    • Usually, local guide will drop you off at security checkpoint of airport or railway station without guide serve on the flight or train. And the transfer guide may be not the same of that on the tour.
    Scenic Spots
    • Children, between 2 to 12 years old and under 1.3 meters (4.3 feet), can get discount.
    Inclusions

    • Pick-up and drop-off service at airport in Xian.
    • Private English-speaking tour guide, driver and car service as indicated in the itinerary.
    • The admission tickets for scenic spots listed in the itinerary.
    • Service charge and government taxes.
    • Three-night hotel accommodation in twin shared room with daily breakfast.

     
    Exclusions

    • International flight tickets or train tickets.
    • Hotel single room supplement.
    • Personal expenses such as laundry, drinks, fax, telephone call, optional activities, etc.
    • Tips to local tour guide and driver.
    • Fees for entry visa to China.
    • Cable car, sightseeing bus and cruise unless explained specially.
    • Meals (L& D).
    • Charges for the Dumpling Banquet and Tang Dynasty Music and Dance Show.

     
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    If you want to cancel your booking or part of it, you must advise us in advance. The letter must be signed by the lead name on the booking and once we receive it you should expect to receive a cancellation letter within 24 hours. If you do not then please contact us to ensure your letter has been received.
    To cover the cost of processing your cancellation and to compensate us for the risk that we may not be able to resell your travel arrangements, we make a cancellation charge on the scale shown below. The person who made the booking is responsible for paying this charge. The size of the charge depends on when we receive your cancellation notice or letter or how you would like us to deal with your payment providing that we have received your full payment for the tours.
    No Cancellation Fees if written cancellation notice is received more than 30 days prior to tour departure!
    Cancellation in advance & Cancellation penalty
    More than 30 days, no Cancellation Fee
    30-10 days, 50% of the full payment
    9-0 days or no show, 100% of the full payment

     
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    Lam Hon Kin Q: Are there economic hotels by the side near Huangdi Mousoleum , or otherwise, how far it it ? 2012.4.30

    A: For the accommodation, you may stay at Huangling County and there are several nice hotels in the county, such as the Bin Hu Hotel, Long Cheng Hotel, Xuan Yuan Hotel, Jiao Tong Hotel, etc.

    Rosa Q: Are there planes that fly to Zhengzhou from Xian? If, yes, how much would it cost? 2012.3.14

    A: There is no flight from Xian to Zhengzhou. You may take a High-Speed EMU train, which starts with "G". It will take you about 2.5 hours and the second class train tickets charge is RMB244 per ticket.

    Mr.Barb Q: Generally speaking, what is the weather like in Beijing/Xi'an at the end of February or very beginning of March? Thank you. 2011.1.9

    A: It's almost the end of winter and begings to turn warm, but still cold in the morning and evening. Xian will be warmer than Beijing. Pay attention to Beijing Wather Forecast as well as Xian Weather Forecast before leaving for the places~