Two-Day Xi'an Trip By High-Speed Train From Beijing:Terracotta Warriors, City Wall And Dumpling Banquet

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 2 Days
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    6:00 AM Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Centrally located Beijing hotels or residence in Beijing downtown
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

This private tour will take you to visit the most prosperous capital in ancient China Xian, the east end of ancient Silk Road. You will visit the 8th Wonder of the World the Terracotta Warriors and Horses, and hear about its accidental discovery by a local farmer before wandering around its earthen pits. You will also visit the most completed ancient City Wall of Ming Dynasty, and take a stroll around the Muslim district and browse the eclectic boutiques and butcher shops.

Highlights

  • Excellent value for money
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • All entrance fees included
  • All-inclusive tour
  • Breakfast included
  • Dinner included
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Lunch included
  • Round-trip train fares
  • Vegetarian meal option available
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Separate driver ensures your guides full attention throughout the day
  • Multi-Day Trip
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors

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Itinerary

Day 1: Beijing - Xi'an

Pass By: Beijing Railway Station, Beijing
You are picked up from your hotel or residence in downtown Beijing and transferred to railway station for high speed train to Xian (2nd class seats).

Stop At: Xi'an Museum, Xi'an, Shaanxi
Upon arrival, your Xian guide will meet you and take you directly for a city tour. Your first stop is Xian Museum, which is located by Small Wild Goose Pagoda and covers an area of 245 hectares. It was officially opened to the public in May 2007 and collectively reflects the long history of Xian city.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Small Goose Pagoda, Xi'an, Shaanxi
Have a visit here
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang), Xi'an, Shaanxi
You will then move on to the old town, passing by the Ming City Wall, which dates back to the 7th century and is one of the oldest fortified walls in China.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Muslim Quarter, Xi'an, Shaanxi
You will take a stroll along the bustling Muslim Street and experience its colorful stalls and cuisine.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
Lunch
Dinner: Enjoy dumpling banquet served at the most popular De Fa Chang Restaurant in Muslim quarter.
Accommodation included: 1 night accommodation (4-star)

Day 2: Xi'an - Beijing

Stop At: The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses, Xi'an, Shaanxi
This morning, you will check out hotel and depart for visit to the Eighth Wonder of the World The Terracotta Warriors and Horses. For 2200 years, the Xian terracotta warriors silently guarded the tomb of Qin Shihuang, first Emperor of China. These life-size figures were uncovered by accident when peasants digging a well in 1974. It then became the major archaeological discovery of the 20th century. And Xian, a dusty industrial city in the province of Shaanxi, suddenly became one of the worlds premier tourist attractions.
Duration: 2 hours

Pass By: Xi'an North Railway Station, Xi'an, Shaanxi
After lunch, heading to railway station for your high speed train back to Beijing. You are met upon arrival and transferred to your hotel or residence in Beijing.

Meals included:
Breakfast
Lunch: Your lunch will be arranged at the museum restaurant.
No accommodation included on this day.

Inclusions

1x Breakfast

1x Dinner

2x Lunch

Accommodation included: 1 night

1 nights accommodation

All taxes, fees and handling charges

Professional guide

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Entry/Admission - Xi'an Museum

Entry/Admission - Small Goose Pagoda

Entry/Admission - The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses

Exclusions

Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)

Gratuities

Souvenir photos (available to purchase)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability

Chinese train tickets are on purchasing basis. Photocopy of passport is required at time of booking for train ticket purchasing purpose.

A minimum of 1 people per booking is required

Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required

Availability for shows cannot be checked without making a booking. Credit cards will only be charged upon confirmation of show availability

Not wheelchair accessible

No heart problems or other serious medical conditions

Most travelers can participate

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Traveler Reviews

  • 30-Oct-2019

    Guide was not detailed enough to explain the history of the places visited especially at the Terracotta Warriors comparing to a lot of other guides in the museum.
    Despite the Dumpling Banquet is interesting, other meals were of poor quality.
    There was an idle time of more than 2 hours waiting in the railway station which the guide could have planned for a nearby visit instead of leaving us waited for more than two hours at the train station.
    In any case, the Terracotta Warriors is worth all the effort and it was an amazing experience.

  • 09-Jul-2019

    Absolutely amazing. We were so well looked after and it was well worth the trip. The accomodation was well located and comfortable. The food was great. Our guide Louise was a wealth of information and spoke English so well. There wasn’t much she couldn’t answer.

  • 03-Jul-2019

    We had a wonderful time on our two day Viator tour to Xian by high-speed train! Our guide Jessica was amazing! She was extremely knowledgeable about Xian city and its history. She had a great sense of humor and tailored the trip to our needs. She made sure that our food, accommodations, and train trip were properly set up. The sights were great especially the Terracotta Warriors and the Xian museum.
    Our driver Yao was great. He drove us safely from destination to destination. And finally, Grace, who was the administrator was extremely helpful. She communicated with us whenever we had questions, and we had a lot of them, before the trip and even during the trip. She made all arrangements and did a wonderful job!
    We upgraded the train to first class tickets and I would definitely recommend that. We thoroughly enjoyed our trip to Xi’an through Viator!

  • 02-Sep-2017

    This was a very well executed tour. Linda our guide to the airport picked us up right at 6:00 am as promised, gave us our train tickets and took us through security, to our departure hall. She helped us buy breakfast and was willing to stay with us until we felt comfortable. Linda even put us in a seat close to check in as she knew the Chinese don't reall que and wanted to make sure we could get through quickly. The seats on the train were also purchased with thought getting us seats on the 2 side and near the bathrooms. My only suggestion would be to offer the option of 1st class and business class for additional money as Viator normally does. For a 5 1/2 our train ride, I would have sprung for the upgrade as the seats were bad and there was no air on the train. Mary our guide in Xi'an was waiting as promised and was a very lovely young lady that would prove to be as flexible as we wanted. The hotel was a dump and filthy and again they may want to offer choices for upgrades at a higher cost. The tour it self is amazing and was my wife's chilhood dream to see and it did not disappoint. We were there the last week of August and with everyone going back to school, it was not very crowded. The dumpling dinner was ok but we had had so many good dinner so far this was just ok. I can't say enough about Mary as I thought she was the perfect guide and we really enjoyed discussing our different cultures with her, I would recommend requesting her! The trip home was a little better with more comfortable seats and Mary took us through security and got us to our departure as well. The driver and another guide picked us back up in Beijing and we were wiped out at our midnight arrival they were as accommodating as could be. THis is a great tour and would be 5 star with those minor tweaks

  • 10-Jun-2017

    It is a well organized tour and your guides will help you all the way to have a smooth transportation back and forth to Xi'an and check you in and out of the hotel. the visit to the Terracotta Warriors and City Wall were wonderful, try to add the dance show after the Dumpling Banquet. the only thing is that in the Terracotta Warrior shops the souvenirs are very overpriced and you have to bargain a lot.

  • 24-Aug-2015

    Wonderful trip! Our tour guide Jessica spoke fluent English and gave us a wonderful explanation about the beautiful city of Xian. The terracotta warriors were an eye opener and definitely worth the trip from Beijing to see. We were pleasantly surprised to find them placed in such a comfortable museum environment for viewing. The dumpling banquet was definitely interesting, even as a Chinese, I have never tried so many dumpling varieties before. The accompanying Tang dynasty performance was an optional tour, their lavish dance costumes were beautiful to behold . We did not regret attending it. It was very convenient that our hotel was arranged for. The quality of the hotel was alright for a one night's stay. The van was clean and comfortable and we were the only group. The only hitch was that our bullet train from Beijing to Xian was delayed by 2 hours I was told this was a first time but we just missed out on the Jade factory trip which we did not mind very much.