Tour Code: BTG-SX-076
Departure Date: Daily
Day 1 Shanghai-Xian (L)
In the morning, our private driver will pick you up from your hotel. Transfer you to airport and fly to Xian.
Upon your arrival, be met by our guide and driver at Xian airport. Visit the Terra-cotta Warrior and Horses. These 6000 life-size painted terracotta warrior and horses-individually sculpted from real life models and arranged in battle formation have been protecting the mausoleum of the first emperor in Chinese history- Emperor Qinshihuang for 2,200 years. After lunch, then head for the Forest of Stone Steles Museum. With over 900 years of history, the site holds a large collection of the earliest stone steles and sculptures of different dynasties. After the tour, transfer to hotel.
Day 2 Xian-Luoyang-Xian (B, L)
Hotel to Xian railway transfer; catch the high-speed train to Luoyang. Visit Longmen Grottoes, regarded as the three most famous treasure houses of stone inscriptions in China; and the Shaolin Temple, the origin of Chinese Kung Fu. You will also enjoy the real Kung fu performance by the monks.
After the tour, take the high-speed train back to Xian and transfer to hotel.
Day 3 Xian-Shanghai (B, L)
After the breakfast, come to the Shaanxi History Museum, another famed national museum in China. Then stand on the top of the City Wall to have a panorama of the city. You could also choose to cycle on the wall (self pay). Head for the Big Wild Goose Pagoda, a elegant Buddhist architecture, symbol of Xian. Our last stop is Great Mosque, the oldest in China with traditional Chinese building style. After the tour, transfer to airport and fly back to Shanghai. Our Shanghai driver will pick you up in time and transfer to your hotel. End of our service.
Below are suggested hotels for your reference. You could also reserve hotel by yourself.
Sofitel on Renmin Square Xian
Bell Tower Hotel
Xian Forest City Hotel
*Admission fees for all of the sightseeing spots listed in the itinerary.
*Meals as listed in the itinerary.
*Hotel charges in Xian.
*China internal flight: Shanghai-Xian; Xian-Shanghai.
*High-speed train: Xian-Luoyang; Luoyang-Xian (2nd class seats).
*Private English-speaking tour guide and private vehicle for transfers & sightseeing.
*Free visits to handicraft factories.
*Service charge & government taxes.
*Luggage transfers between airports and hotels.
*Free-bottled mineral water.
*China life tourist accident/casualty insurance.
*Hotel charges in Shanghai.
*Gratuities, tips to guides or drivers.