Discover Xian by Bullet Train: 2 Days from Beijing

Day Trips & Excursions in China

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With supreme bullet train, excurse to Xian famous for its rich historic and cultural heritage for 2 days. En route you will visit signature attractions such as Ancient City Wall, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Muslim Quarter, and what should never be skipped, Terracotta Warriors and Horses. With train tickets, accommodation and guide service included, all you need to do is: enjoy your time!
ItineraryDay 1: Beijing - XianPass By: Century Holiday Beijing, BeijingRound trip 2nd class bullet train tickets between Beijing and Xian will be bought by local tour supplier and you will receive an E-ticket with confirmation number. Please show this E-ticket at the booking office in Beijing West Railway Station, redeem round trip paper ticket with your passport. Please arrive at least 30 minute before your train departure time to have enough time for ticket redemption.Stop At: Beijing West Railway Station, BeijingIn the morning, arrange your way to the railway station and take bullet train G653 (07:46-13:48) from Beijing West Station to Xian North Station. Upon your arrival at Xian station, meet with your tour guide and start your afternoon exploration in Xian.Read more about Discover Xian by Bullet Train: 2 Days from Beijing 2019 - https://www.viator.com/tours/Xian/Discover-Xian-by-Bullet-Train-2-Days-from-Beijing/d326-19309P118?mcid=56757Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang), Xi'an, ShaanxiFirst you will enjoy a hour in Xian Ancient City Wall. This imposing ancient city wall is well worth exploring by either strolling on or cycling around which take about 30 minutes. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayanta), Xi'an, ShaanxiContinue to Big Wild Goose Pagoda. With just a little extra pay, you can ascend to the top of the pagoda for a high up view of the city.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Xi'an Mosque, Xi'an, ShaanxiAt around 4:00PM, you will reach Xian Great Mosque, the largest mosque in local Muslim community. The time-honored structure of the mosque will be of great interest to history and architecture hobbyists. Duration: 30 minutesPass By: Xi'an Bell Tower, Xi'an, ShaanxiThe Drum Tower is a symbol of the city. Erected in 1380 during the early Ming Dynasty, it stands towering above the city center and offers incredible view of Xi'an.Pass By: Xi'an Bell Tower, Xi'an, ShaanxiThe Bell Tower of Xi'an, built in 1384 during the early Ming Dynasty, is a symbol of the city of Xi'an and one of the grandest of its kind in China. The Bell Tower also contains several large bronze-cast bells from the Tang Dynasty.Stop At: Muslim Quarter, Xi'an, ShaanxiThe finale of the afternoon will be Muslim Quarter nearby. It is more than a window of local Muslim life, but a paradise of halal delicacies and alluring handcrafts. At around 6:00PM, head to your hotel Citadines Central Xi’an (4 star, https://goo.gl/DRU2aG). Have a sound night.Duration: 30 minutesNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Citadines Central Xi’anDay 2: Xian - BeijingStop At: Xi'an Banpo Museum, Xi'an, ShaanxiIn the morning, check out the hotel and with your guide set out for Banpo Neolithic Village, about three miles away from Xian downtown. This archaeological site exhibits a large amount of artifacts and relics of the Neolithic settlement.Duration: 40 minutesStop At: The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses, Xi'an, ShaanxiThen you will be on to Terracotta Warriors and Horses, “World’s Eighth Great Wonder”. This massive underground ditch houses numerous life-size terracotta figures of soldiers in Qin Dynasty. This manifestation of ancient kingdom’s authority and funeral arts has explain well why is most sought among all other sites in Xian. Bring home some miniature terracotta soldier figures in the Terra-Cotta Replication Factory.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Xi'an North Railway Station, Xi'an, ShaanxiLate in the afternoon, transfer to Xian North Railway Station. Take bullet train back to Beijing via G90(18:22-22:48).Duration: 30 minutesMeals included: • LunchNo accommodation included on this day.

What’s included

  • 1x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 1 night
  • 1-night accommodation with breakfast
  • Pick-up from Xian north railway station on day 1
  • Guided sightseeing tour in Xian in day 1 and day 2
  • Coach transfer to railway station after the tour on day 2
  • English-speaking guide service
  • Round trip 2nd class bullet train tickets between Beijing and Xian.
  • Entry/Admission - Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang)
  • Entry/Admission - Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayanta)
  • Entry/Admission - Xi'an Mosque
  • Entry/Admission - Xi'an Banpo Museum
  • Entry/Admission - The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses
  • Entry/Admission - Xi'an North Railway Station

What’s not included

  • Meals except breakfast and lunch on day 2
  • Admission to the top of Big Wild Goose Pagoda
  • Gratuities
  • Land transfer from your hotel to Beijing Railway Station on Day 1
  • Return transfer from Beijing Railway Station to your hotel in Beijing on Day 2

Itinerary

Day 1: Beijing - Xian Pass By: Century Holiday Beijing, Beijing Round trip 2nd class bullet train tickets between Beijing and Xian will be bought by local tour supplier and you will receive an E-ticket with confirmation number. Please show this E-ticket at the booking office in Beijing West Railway Station, redeem round trip paper ticket with your passport. Please arrive at least 30 minute before your train departure time to have enough time for ticket redemption. Stop At: Beijing West Railway Station, Beijing In the morning, arrange your way to the railway station and take bullet train G653 (07:46-13:48) from Beijing West Station to Xian North Station. Upon your arrival at Xian station, meet with your tour guide and start your afternoon exploration in Xian. Read more about Discover Xian by Bullet Train: 2 Days from Beijing 2019 - https://www.viator.com/tours/Xian/Discover-Xian-by-Bullet-Train-2-Days-from-Beijing/d326-19309P118?mcid=56757 Duration: 20 minutes Stop At: Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang), Xi'an, Shaanxi First you will enjoy a hour in Xian Ancient City Wall. This imposing ancient city wall is well worth exploring by either strolling on or cycling around which take about 30 minutes. Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayanta), Xi'an, Shaanxi Continue to Big Wild Goose Pagoda. With just a little extra pay, you can ascend to the top of the pagoda for a high up view of the city. Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Xi'an Mosque, Xi'an, Shaanxi At around 4:00PM, you will reach Xian Great Mosque, the largest mosque in local Muslim community. The time-honored structure of the mosque will be of great interest to history and architecture hobbyists. Duration: 30 minutes Pass By: Xi'an Bell Tower, Xi'an, Shaanxi The Drum Tower is a symbol of the city. Erected in 1380 during the early Ming Dynasty, it stands towering above the city center and offers incredible view of Xi'an. Pass By: Xi'an Bell Tower, Xi'an, Shaanxi The Bell Tower of Xi'an, built in 1384 during the early Ming Dynasty, is a symbol of the city of Xi'an and one of the grandest of its kind in China. The Bell Tower also contains several large bronze-cast bells from the Tang Dynasty. Stop At: Muslim Quarter, Xi'an, Shaanxi The finale of the afternoon will be Muslim Quarter nearby. It is more than a window of local Muslim life, but a paradise of halal delicacies and alluring handcrafts. At around 6:00PM, head to your hotel Citadines Central Xi’an (4 star, https://goo.gl/DRU2aG). Have a sound night. Duration: 30 minutes No meals included on this day. Accommodation included: Citadines Central Xi’an
Day 2: Xian - Beijing Stop At: Xi'an Banpo Museum, Xi'an, Shaanxi In the morning, check out the hotel and with your guide set out for Banpo Neolithic Village, about three miles away from Xian downtown. This archaeological site exhibits a large amount of artifacts and relics of the Neolithic settlement. Duration: 40 minutes Stop At: The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses, Xi'an, Shaanxi Then you will be on to Terracotta Warriors and Horses, “World’s Eighth Great Wonder”. This massive underground ditch houses numerous life-size terracotta figures of soldiers in Qin Dynasty. This manifestation of ancient kingdom’s authority and funeral arts has explain well why is most sought among all other sites in Xian. Bring home some miniature terracotta soldier figures in the Terra-Cotta Replication Factory. Duration: 2 hours Stop At: Xi'an North Railway Station, Xi'an, Shaanxi Late in the afternoon, transfer to Xian North Railway Station. Take bullet train back to Beijing via G90(18:22-22:48). Duration: 30 minutes Meals included: • Lunch No accommodation included on this day.
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