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This 5-day Xian trip with Hua Mountain will take you to experience the charming culture and history of China from the relics, museum, ancient City Wall and religious architectures. You can also challenge the steepest mountain in this tour, admiring the scenery and beautiful sunset in Mt. Hua - one of China's five great sacred mountains.

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Welcome to Xi鈥檃n. You鈥檒l be met when you arrive at Xi鈥檃n International airport and transferred to your hotel with private vehicle and your private tour guide.

Today we鈥檒l visit the Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses, the Bell Tower and the Wild Goose Pagoda. The Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses, one of the most important archaeological, was found in the 20th century. The army of terra-cotta warriors and the bronze chariots was entombed in vast underground vaulted at Emperor Qin's tomb since 2200 year ago. After lunch, visit the Bell Tower. It was first built in 1384, the largest and best preserved of its kind. Our discovery continues to take city tours to the Ancient City Wall, which is the best-kept and biggest city wall in China.

Meal: B, L

Terracotta Army Museum

Today we鈥檒l visit the Wild Goose Pagoda, the city emblem, which was first built in Tang Dynasty for the storage of Buddhist scriptures taken from India by Monk. Then visit Shaanxi History Museum, the impressive museum housing more than 370,000 pieces of historical relics. After that, you will have an opportunity to gaze the Great Mosque, which is the largest mosque in China. The majority of the Mosque was built during the early Ming dynasty. 

OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • Calligraphy / Ink Painting Lesson can be offered if you want to experience some traditional Chinese art.

1. Teacher introduces all the concerned items that students will use, like painting brush, ink stone, rice paper and painting ink.

2. Teacher shows and teaches how to hold and control the painting brush.

3. Teacher teaches how to write, and then students follow to write some characters / Teacher shows and teaches the basic skills of Chinese painting and then students follow to practice.

4. Students finish their own work.

Meal: B, L

You will go to Hua Mountain for one-day tour this morning. Hua Mountain is located in the Qinling mountain range, which lies in the south of Shaanxi province. As early as the second century BC, there was a Taoism temple known as the Shrine of the Western Peak located at its base. Taoists believed that there was a god of the underworld living in the mountain. Rely on your legs to conquer the steepest mountain in China and enjoy the magnificent sunset at the top of the great mountain.

  You May Want to Know  

  • North Peak (around 1613m) is the lowest but steepest period of Hua Mountain, you can take a cable car or challenge to climb up to there. 
  • Climbing gloves and knee pads are necessary for your trip to Mt. Hua. You can get them at the bottom of the mountain.

Meal: B, L

Mt. Hua photo

Meet your driver and you鈥檒l be transferred to Xi鈥檃n airport, then fly to your next destination. Farewell to Xian!

OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • Hanyang Tomb - it is also known as Hanyang Mausoleum, which is the joint burial cemetery of Emperor Liu Qi of the Han Dynasty and his Queen Wang.
Meal: B


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What's included

  • Guide

    Private tours escorted by an English-speaking guide.

  • Meals

    Meals specified in itinerary as B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner.

  • Transport

    Private transfers airport/hotel/airport.

  • Accommodation

    Accommodations with daily breakfast.

  • Other

    Domestic flights and trains listed.
    Admission fees.

  • Visa

    Visa arrangement. Please consult the local Chinese Embassy or Consulates-General first for the tourist visa.

  • Other

    Excess luggage charge(the luggage allowance at economy class is 20kg).
    Personal expense.
    Any meals not specified as "B, L or D".
    Gratuities to guides and drivers.

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