Welcome to Xiàguān


There's no reason to stay in Xiàguān – you only need to come here to catch a bus or train (or to extend a visa). If you're waiting for a bus and need to eat, the roads by or close to the two main bus stations – Renmin Zhonglu and Nan Jian Lu – are jammed with restaurants all offering similar menus.


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$54.98 Transfers & Ground Transport

Nanjing Private Departure Transfer: Hotel to Railway Station

The service is delivered by an experienced driver from a national car rental company, and an English speaking travel agent staff for backup support. Your driver will find you in your hotel lobby by eye contact, or spell out your name.  The hotel pickup time is 2 hours prior of train departure time.  This private transfer service is 24 hours available.  Please buy your train ticket first, then book this transfer service. Please notice there are 3 major railway stations in Nanjing: Nanjing Station, Nanjing South Station and Nanjing West Station.  Your departure train code and railway station name is required upon reservation.  Frequently Asked Questions:  Q: Is your service better than calling a taxi on site?  A: Taxi service is not always available in Nanjing. Sometimes the hotel doormen can not find a taxi for you in time, especially in rush hour, early morning or weekend. Using this transfer service, you will have a better vehicle, better service from a reliable national car rental company, plus 24/7 backup from a local travel agent.  Q:  Do you pickup from my hotel?   A:  This pickup price is for hotels in downtown Nanjing only.  Downtown Nanjing includes 6 districts of Xuanwu, Baixia, Qinhuai, Jianye, Gulou and Xiaguan.  Other districts are named as Outskirts Nanjing. Hotels in Outskirts Nanjing will cost additional charge. Please check if your hotel is located in downtown Nanjing before you make a booking.  If your hotel is in outskirts Nanjing, the additional cost will be advised by the local travel agent.  - Plan A: If the local travel agent has receiving your reply of approval of this additional cost in time, booking will be confirmed.  - Plan B: Booking will be cancelled automatically and refund will be arranged for not receiving your approval in 24 hours.  Q: What should I do if I can not find my driver?  A: Telephone the local travel agent. The staff will ask you to pass the phone to a Chinese standing beside you, find out your exact location. Then please wait here. Your driver will come to you. Do not move!  Q: Will the driver telephone me before pickup?  A: No. Your driver does not speaking in English. The local travel agent will be your backup.  Q: Will the driver help me to check in at the railway station?  A: No. Your driver will drop you off outside the departure hall of the station. Usually it is the non-parking area.  Q: What is the luggage allowance?  A: Each passenger (aside from infant) can check in with a maximum of 1 piece of luggage, total dimension not exceeding 158 cm (62 inch), wheels, handles and side pockets included. Each bag should not weigh over 20kg (44 lbs). Excessive and over-sized bag as subject to the availability of the storage space of the vehicle, may incurring surcharge.

$129 Cultural & Theme Tours

Private 1 Day Dali City Tour

Your private English-speaking guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel around 8:00 am. You will firstly visit to the Three Pagodas in Chongshen Monastery which has a history of over 1,800 years locating at the foot of Cang Shan Mountain facing Erhai Lake. Three Pagodas are consist of three ancient independent pagodas forming a symmetrical triangle. Your will spend the morning exploring the site before lunch is served at a local restaurant.After lunch, you will visit Cang Shan Mountain. Nature enthusiasts will be amply rewarded by 5 beautiful highlights of Cang Shan Mountain: clouds, snow, moon, peaks, and streams. There are many Buddhist temples in this area as well. You will take a cable car, included in the tour, up from the countryside village at the foot of the mountain where is a famous source of marble stones. Products made with Cang Shan marble are renowned throughout China. At the end of the tour, you will be transferred back to your Dali hotel.

$142 Day Trips & Excursions

1-day Dali Classic Tour

After breakfast at your hotel,our driver and tour guide will pick you up,then you will visit to the Three Pagodas in Chongshen Monastery which has a history of over 1,800 years located at the foot of Cangshan Mountain facing to the Erhai Lake. Three Pagodas are made of three ancient independent pagodas forming a symmetrical triangle. After lunch, you’ll cruise in Erhai Lake by the small boat to the Jinsuo Islet in the east Erhai Lake. There are 200 Bai ethnic families around 1000 people in Jinsuo Island.In Erhai Lake cruise, you will enjoy the green Cangshan Mountain and the Three Pagodas from a far as well as lots of birds and seagulls flying over the lake. After landing off the Cruise, you will head for Xizhou Town to visit local traditional houses.  You will be dropped back to your centrally located hotel in Dali downtown.

$125 Multi-day & Extended Tours

2 Days Dali Old Town and Erhai Lake Cycling Tour

Day1 - Dali-Haidong-Wase-ShuanglangAfter breakfast at your hotel,our driver and tour guide will pick you up at 8am. Then  you will start the cycling from Dali Old Town to Shuanglang Town in Eryuan County. You will ride to Xiaguan, and ride along the Huanhai Road to Jinsuo Islet in Haidong Town. After lunch with local flavour in Hiadong, you will continue the cycling to Tianjing (Heaven Mirror) Pagoda, Little Putuo Island in Wase Town. Arrive in Shuanglang Town in the late afternoon and visit Changyu Village and Patron Saint Temple.Overnight in Shuanglang(note:please manage the hotel by yourselves).Day2 - Shuanglang-Jiangwei-DaliAfter breakfast at 8am, you will enjoy the sunrise of the Nanzhao Love Island and Erhai Lake, and take the boat to visit Nnazhao Island including Shayimu(a fisher girl in the legend) Statues, Acuoye Goddess of Mercy (Guanyin) Statue, Nanzhao Palace, the Square of Patron Saint Culture, Taihu Lake Stones and the Big Banyan Trees.Then start the cycling tour to head for Xizhou Town to visit the traditional Bai style courtyards, then taste the Three-course Tea.Drive back to Dali, Transfer to your centrally located hotel in Dali Ancient Town.

$107 Day Trips & Excursions

1 Day Dali Tour to Weishan Old Town and Weibaoshan Mountain

Our local driver and tour guide will pick you up from your hotel. Then you will drive about 70KM to Weibaoshan Mountain, which stands about 10 kilometers southeast of Weishan Yi and Hui nationalities Autonomous County. It takes you about 1 hour on the way. You will first see some Yi people's villages on the way, you can visit the local market of Yi people if you are lucky to meet the market day. After arriving,visit Weibaoshan Mountain. As Weibaoshan is a famous Taoist mountain, you will have chance to see several Taoist temples with Bai construction style. Murals of Yi people singing and dancing in Wenchang Palace and the painted sculptures in Taoist Jade Emperor Temple are seldom seen. After lunch you will visit Weishan Old Town, enjoy the Bai ethnic life in Weishan Old Town.Then go to East Lotus Village, visiting the Hui's culture. In the late afternoon, drive back to Dali, and transfer to your hotel in Dali downtown.

$128 Day Trips & Excursions

1 Day Dali-Shaxi Ancient Town Tour

After breakfast ,our guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel in Dali downtown,then drive from Dali to Shibaoshan mountain to enjoy the Karst scenery there .The most prominent sight at ShibaoShan is the Stone Bell Temple with its 139, well preserved stone carvings. These magnificent stone carvings date as far back as 1300 years to the once powerful Nanzhao Kingdom during the Tang Dynasty (618-907).Explore the ancient temple complex including Baoxiang Temple, Haiyun Temple, Shizhong Temple and the Ancient Grottoes. If you are lucky enough, you also can see a lot of wild monkey group around Baoxiang Temple.After lunch walk around Shaxi Old Town.Shaxi is the last remaining ancient market town of its kind on the Tea & Horse Caravan Trail. This trail is a trading route that connected Tibet, Sichuan, and Yunnan to countries in southeast Asia, also called the Southern Silk Road.The World Monuments Fund (WMF) has listed Shaxi as one of the 100 most endangered sites in the world in 2001.Drive back to Dali in the late afternoon. You will be dropped back to the original point you departure this morning.