Explore the ancient city of Xi'an, including the world-renowned Terracotta Warriors and Horses, one of the most significant archeological excavations of the 20th century. Also, explore Mount Huashan, one of the most sacred mountains in China, famous for its sheer cliffs, ancient history, religious sites and magnificent views ... More info ›
Explore the ancient city of Xi'an, including the world-renowned Terracotta Warriors and Horses, one of the most significant archeological excavations of the 20th century. Also, explore Mount Huashan, one of the most sacred mountains in China, famous for its sheer cliffs, ancient history, religious sites and magnificent views. You will also visit the ancient City Wall and the Muslim Street.
Day 1: Xi’an (L)
In the morning, our driver and English-speaking tour guide will pick you up from your hotel lobby in Xi'an and starts the tour with the world-famous Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum known as “the Eighth Wonders of the World.” The museum is located approximately 30 km east from Xi'an downtown and shows an amazingly high level in sculpture. Terracotta Warriors and Horse Museum was originally found by four local farmers drilling a well in 1974, but now is considered the most important attraction in Xi'an.
After lunch continue to visit the Xi'an Ancient City Wall, the most complete preserved and the largest existing city wall in China. It was originally built in the Ming Dynasty for military defense and now becomes an important tourist attraction in Xi'an. Afterwards your guide and driver will transfer you to the Muslim Quarter, a charming area buzzing with various exotic food stalls, souvenir shops and diverse visitors. Then, leave for Mount Huashan. Upon arrival, you will check-in to your hotel at the foot of the mountain. You can choose your preferable cuisine or restaurants for dinner at your own expense. Your guide can always provide restaurant recommendations.
Day 2: Mount Huashan - Xi’an
In the morning, visit the Mt Huashan, and take a cable car to the North Peak of the mountain. Your guide will provide detailed information in advance and you will start your adventure from the North Peak. On the top of the mountain, there are several destinations such as the Buddhist and Taoist temples, sculptures and engravings. You will pass by the Gold Lock Pass where you can buy a golden lock. Put the golden lock on the iron chains on the Gold Lock Pass which is believed to bring you safety and health.
On the Middle Peak (Jade Maiden Peak), enjoy its supernatural atmosphere and beautiful sunset. Then you will move forward to the East Peak and the South peak and last come to the West Peak. Also enjoy the fresh air on Mount Huashan. Our tour guide will meet you at the North Peak and take the cable car to the foot of the mountain together. At 5pm, the driver will wait for you at the exit gate of the mountain and then transfer you back to your hotel in Xi’an.