Xi'an Ancient Capital Walking Tour

Tours & Sightseeing in Xi'an

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The 8 hours Xi'an Ancient Capital Walking Tour offers a unique and fun experience for travelers, who can visit the real local life of the local citizens with assistance of experienced guide. You will take public transportation, bus and subway, with locals and walk through different streets and back alleys, find interesting traditional restaurants and shops.
Your guide will meet you at your hotel lobby/apartment in the morning at 8:30am. Then you will take subway/public bus to the first destination: South Gate of the ancient City Wall. You can walk on top of the wall or rent a bike and ride along the wall.After the Nanmen visit, we will walk into the city downtown area from South Avenue (Nan Da Jie) to Bell Tower. This area is the most busiest street for local people go shopping and have fun, you can find different stores, shopping malls, cinemas as well as local restaurants around. If you have interest, you can go up to the Bell Tower for a great view of the city center.Then we will turn west and walk to the Drum Tower area nearby. After passing through the base of the tower, turn left down a small side street called Hua Jue Xiang. The street is lined with shops selling souvenirs. When you reach a small intersection, go left to the entrance for the Great Mosque. Wander the lushly landscaped courtyard and note the detail on the mosque doors and gates, but only Muslims can enter the Prayer Hall. Find a local restaurant at Muslim street and have a quick lunch at noon. Then you will go back to the Bell Tower Subway station and take the subway to our afternoon destination: Big Wild Goose Pagoda. Get off the subway at Xiaozhai Station and go east from Xiaozhai Dong Road. On your way, you will pass the Shaanxi History Museum on your left side. The museum is free of charge, if there are not many people line in queue for entrance, you can go for a visit. If the waiting time is too long, you can go east directly to the Big Wild Goose Pagoda. (10minutes waking)After the Big Wild Goose Pagoda visit, our guide will send you back to your hotel/apartment by subway/public bus. Service completes.

What’s included

  • English speaking guide,
  • Bottle of water per person

What’s not included

  • Entrance tickets
  • Meals
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips to the guide


  • Excellent value for money
  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience