Enjoy this 4-night tour of Xian - an epitome of Chinese history and Chengdu - a relaxed town famous for its Giant Panda breeding center. Visit the Terracotta Warriors and Horse Museum, Xi'an Museum and the Small Wild Goose Pagoda in Xi'an. Take a flight to Chengdu on Day 3 and visit the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding as well as other historical attractions. Don't miss the famous Sichuan Opera and Sichuan-styled hot pot dinner!
Day 01: Xi'an (L+D)You will be picked-up at the lobby of your hotel or appointed place at 09:00 am. Your visit starts from UNESCO-protected Terracotta Warriors and Horse Museum. See the life-size terracotta soldiers and horses, ancient weapons and chariots, created more than 2000 years ago. Afterwards, you will embark on a city excursion, starting with the City Wall. In the evening, you will have a chance to see the splendid Tang Dynasty music and dance show, accompanied by a local specialty - a dumpling dinner. Accommodation will be provided at the Tang Dynasty Hotel (3-star) or similar. Day 02 Xi’an (B+L+D)After breakfast you will head to the Xi'an Museum and the Small Wild Goose Pagoda Scenic Area - a UNESCO-protected part of the Silk Road. This will be followed by Drum Tower visit, and in the afternoon you will embark on a gourmet walking tour - so that you can discover about local delicacies. Accommodation will be provided in the Tang Dynasty Hotel (3 stars) or similar. Day 03: Xi'an-Chengdu by Air (B+D)After breakfast you will take a morning flight from Xi’an to Chengdu. Lunch will be on your own arrangement and, in the afternoon, discuss with your guide to decide which option you would like to explore - a biking excursion or a tour to Du Fu Cottage and Wangjiang Tower. The biking excursion will take you to the People’s Park, Kuan-Zhai Lane and Qingyang Palace where you can learn about the daily life of locals and then relax at one of the local tea houses. If you choose to drive to Du Fu Cottage and Wangjiang Tower. Du Fu is a famous poet from Tang Dynasty and Du Fu Cottage is a park and museum in honor of him.In the evening, enjoy the incredible Sichuan Opera and a hot pot dinner. Hot pot is considered one of the iconic dining style in Sichuan. Usually it has a simmering metal pot of stock at the center of the dining table with very flavor soup along with other fresh ingredients around. Accommodation will be provided at the Holiday Inn Express Wuhou Chengdu (4 stars). Day 04: Chengdu (B+L)After breakfast you will head to the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding. One of the biggest attractions at the Research Base is watching baby pandas in their playpens, and you can even hold and feed the baby panda (at your own expenses). Afterwards you will visit the Sanxingdui Museum. Accommodation will be provided at the Holiday Inn Express Wuhou Chengdu (4 stars). Day 05: Transfer to Chengdu Airport (B)There is no itinerary planned for the day. After breakfast you will be transferred to Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport for your onward journey. The tour ends in Chengdu.