Beijing Datong Xian 5 Day Tour
|Tour Code: BSSH-01|
|Tour Type: A private tour for your family or your friends exclusively|
|Departure: Choose your time and own date|
|Walking Level: Beginner|
|Best Time to go: All year round|
|Payment Types: Cash, Credit Cards, Wire|
|We speak: English|
Day By Day Itinerary ( B - Breakfast, L - Lunch, D - Dinner )
Beijing - Datong by train No.K615(15:40-21:45)
Datong ( B L )
Datong - Xian by overnight train No.2671(17:58-next morning 9:14) ( B L D )
Xian ( L D )
After lunch, first visit Shaanxi Provincial History Museum, a large modern museum of the national level. It is a giant architectural complex in the Tang-dynasty style. It occupies an area of 70,000 square metres, and the construction area being more than 50,000 square metres. It focuses on the highlights of the Shaanxi culture and depicts the development of the Chinese civilization.
Then move on to Big Goose Pagoda for a visit. Big Goose Pagoda is one of the oldest structures in China. Originally Big Goose Pagoda consisted of a brick structure of five storeys and was about 60 meters high. First built in 589A.D.in the Sui Dynasty. Between AD 701 and AD 704 during the reign of the Empress Wu Zetian five more storeys were added to the pagoda making ten in all. Unfortunately it was damaged during World War II and reduced to seven storeys, which is as it remains today. The Big Goose Pagoda is situated in the Da Ci'en Temple, four kilometers south away from the center of the city. It is one of the city's most distinctive and outstanding landmarks, possibly the most beautiful building left in Xian today.
Lastly come to the downtown Xian to visit The Great Mosque, the biggest and most preserved complete Chinese existent mosque. First built at the Tianbao first year (742 years) during Tang Dynasty, it was rebuilt by Song, Yuan, Ming and Qing, and has formed present scales. The whole mosque has more than 12,000 square meters, the floor space more than 4,000 square meters, keeps the construction mostly in the Ming Dynasty styel. So the Mosque here in Xi'an has much Chinese traditional touch in both its design and artistic outlook.
After the day tour, get to the Shaanxi Grand Opera House around 6:00pm and our tour guide will help you find your seat for the Dumpling dinner within the Opera House. Dumpling, or Jiaozi in Chinese, is one of the most representative Chinese food. The food can be dated back two thousands years ago. It is quite popular in China, and also loved by most of foreign tourists. Enjoy the jiaozi dinner before and over the Tang Dynasty Show. The Tang Dynasty Show showcases the costumes, music, and dancing of China's golden age: the Tang dynasty (618 - 907). Return to your downtown hotel in Xian.
Xian Tour and Exit ( B L )
After lunch, drive back to the city center of Xian and visit Xian City Wall. The main magnet of Xian is the city wall, which is the most complete city wall that has survived in China as well being one of the largest ancient military defensive systems in the world. It was enlarged in Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) from the city wall initially built in Tang Dynasty (618 -907). Now it is 12 meters tall, 12-14 meters wide overing 14 kilometers in length with a deep moat surrounding it. You can walk, even cycle on the wall. Its south gate is the most largest with a suspension bridge. Most of the tourists choose the south gate for sightseeing.
After the tour, transferred to your hotel in Xian, or Xian Train Station, or Xian Airport.
|Travelling Party||Luxury Class||Standard Class|
|10 persons up||$460||$430|
|Hotels in Use for this tour:|
|Datong||Yungang International Hotel||Yungang International Hotel|
|Xian||Sheraton Xian Hotel or same class||Tangcheng Hotel or same class|
|Remark: The prices above are based on two persons sharing one standard room. If you prefer a single room on your own, please pay single room supplement.|
1.All transfers and city transportation for your own use
2.Entrance fees and meals as mentioned
3.Private car or van with English speaking guide
4.Hotels with breakfast both at Datong and Xian
5.Beijing - Datong - Xian train tickets
6.The above private escorted tour is customized for you, your family or your friends exclusively. No other travelers will join in your group.
Tips to your tour guide and driver
|1.||Please use our online booking or send your travel request via email to .
You are also welcome to call us at 00 86 10 67160201 ext 1006 or 1007.
|2.||Our real trip advisors will have your booking confirmed no more than one working day. When your booking is confirmed, you will get a confirmation email or call from us, which includes the confirmed detailed itinerary with prices.|
|3.||Way of Payment
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