Day 1 Entry Xian
Sincere greetings & airport-hotel transfer. The rest day is free for you to explore the ancient city.
Day 2 Xian
Terracotta Soldiers Museum, Big Wild Goose Pagoda. Tonight, an special food tour will be arranged for you. This tour focuses on sampling the authentic local delicacies of Xian! It covers 5 to 6 eateries and some street food stands located in the historical and cultural district within the wall! They are all specially chosen for their sterling reputation and good hygiene, and whats more, they give you the top foods and the authentic local experiences in the city!
During this 3 hours food sampling experience you will try different kinds of most famous delicacies and head off the beaten tourist track to catch a glimpse of the locals in their daily life!
If you want to get away from those whirlwind package tours and those buffet restaurants full of foreigners, if you want to try something different or taste something authentic, come and join us. We will ensure that you try plenty of foods and beverages and enjoy a real local experience!(D)
Day 3 Xian -Luoyang
Cycling in the ancient City Wall, following the one hour bike ride you will be guided to a quaint cultural street exuding an aura of calm. Buildings are in an ancient Chinese architectural style and the vendors trade a variety of writing brushes, papers and stone seals. Traditional Chinese paintings and calligraphy works can be browsed everywhere along the street. There are galleries and antique shops as well as many interesting workshops hidden down narrow alleyways. Strolling down the street will give you an authentic taste of the culture and history of the city. But more importantly our calligraphy master is waiting to impart his knowledge and guide our hands as we practice this ancient art. The procedure of the class will let you see the magic change of the ancient word, enjoy the calligraphy and painting show, learn to write your first Chinese calligraphy or painting. You can also have a Chinese name if you like to, get your souvenir and with photo time.
An afternoon high-speed train to Luoyang. Be escorted to hotel.
Day 4 Luoyang
Shaolin Temple, if you would like to experience the Kongfu Class, you can notify your requirement to our local guide. Afterwards, White Horse Temple will be arranged in the afternoon.
Day 5 Luoyang Exit
Longmen Grottoes, Chariot and Horse Pits. Hotel-airport(or train station) transfer & see you off. A nice onward trip!
Kind notice: We leave the hotel accommodaiton on your own to keep the budget, please prearrange the hotel Xi'an and Luoyang in advance. If you need us for help, we are also happy to advise suitable hotel for you.