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Beijing & Xi'an Ancient Capital City Tour - Private Tour - 6 Days

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Beijing - Xi'an - Beijing
This tour gives you a great chance to explore ancient capital cities of Beijing and Xi’an. In 6 days, you will visit a great many of UNESCO World sites including the Forbidden City, the Summer Palace, the Temple of Heaven and the Museum of Terracotta Warriors and Horses. And you will be deeply impressed by the profound history and culture of these two cities.

Day 1 Beijing

airport-hotel transfer in Beijing

Day 2 Beijing

breakfast, lunch
Tian’anmen Square, Forbidden City , a silk gift shop en route, Temple of Heaven
The Tian’anmen Square is the world’s largest and renowned public square where many historical events once took place.
The Forbidden City (UNESCO) is the imperial place where the emperors of the Ming and Qing Dynasties ruled for nearly 500 years (1420-1911). Experience the architectural splendor of the palaces, ceremonial courtyards, and private quarters.

The Temple of Heaven (UNESCO), where ancient Chinese emperors made sacrifices to Heaven and prayed for bountiful harvests, demonstrates the supreme achievement of traditional Chinese architecture.

Good to know: Usually the guide service for a full day tour is from about 9:00 to 17:00, and the evening time is on your own. If needed, your guide is happy to offer some tips or help you buy tickets for evening entertainment.

Ideas for leisure time: If you are interested in Chinese Kung Fu, the Legend of Kung Fu is a good choice for tonight. It is stunning Kung Fu show with a great story line and martial arts skills.

Day 3 Beijing

breakfast, lunch
Great Wall, a cloisonné workshop en route, Lama Temple
The Great Wall is one of the most spectacular structures ever built by humans and is the only one visible from space.

The Lama Temple has a reputation of the largest and best-preserved Tibetan Buddhist Lamasery in Beijing. The building and artwork of the lama Temple is a combination of Han and Tibetan styles.

Ideas for leisure time:

1. Enjoy the Peking Duck dinner at time-honored restaurant - Quanjude or Bianyifang. The duck is characteristic with its crispy skin, tender meat, and fragrance from the fruit-wood.

2. Watch a breathtaking acrobatic show at Chaoyang Theater or Tiandi Theater.

Day 4 Beijing - Xi’an (by air)

airport transfer in Beijing, airport-hotel transfer in Xi’an
breakfast, lunch
Summer Palace
The Summer Palace (UNESCO) is the largest imperial garden in the world. Emperors of successive dynasties created a summer retreat of Chinese gardens and pavilions, around the tranquil waters of Kunming Lake.

Day 5 Xi’an

breakfast, lunch
Museum of Terracotta Warriors and Horses, a ceramic & pottery workshop en route, Big Wild Goose Pagoda
The Museum of Terracotta Warriors and Horses (UNESCO) is one of the greatest archaeological discoveries in the world. More than 6000 life-sized terra cotta warriors, archers, infantrymen, horses, and bronze chariots have silently guarded the tomb of China's First Emperor for over 2,200 years.

The Big Wild Goose Pagoda, a Tang Dynasty landmark, is a seven-story pagoda initially constructed in 652 AD. One of the pagoda's many functions is to hold sutras and figurines of the Buddha that were brought to China from India by the Buddhist translator and traveler - Xuanzang.

Ideas for leisure time: Enjoy a tasteful Dumpling Banquet followed by an exquisite traditional Tang Dynasty Show.

Good to know: If you have an extra day in Xi’an, you could explore Mount Hua and be amazed of its unique natural beauty. Or to take a day trip to Luoyang by bullet train and visit the Longmen Grottoes, one of the Three Most Famous Buddhist Grottoes in China.

Day 6 Xi’an - Beijing (by bullet train)

railway station transfer in Xi’an
breakfast, lunch
Ancient City Wall , Great Mosque
The Ancient City Wall is one of the oldest city walls in China and still encompasses the center of Xi'an today.
The Great Mosque, which blends Islamic mosque styles and traditional Chinese architectural elements, acts as one of the oldest and best-preserved Islamic mosques in China

Service ends.

Tour Includes :

- Private tour guide

- Private air-conditioned car or coach

- Land transfers between airport or railway station and hotel

- Entrance ticket as listed

- Lunch as listed

- Hotel accommodation with breakfast

- Domestic flight ticket with taxes and train tickets (2nd class seat) as listed

- Service charge & government taxes

Tour Excludes :

- International flight

- Personal expenses such as laundry, drinks, fax fee, phone bills, optional activities

- Gratuities for guides and drivers

- China Visa

- Travel insurance


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