6 Days Xi'an Terracotta Warriors & Huangshan Tour

Tour Route: Huangshan, Xian

Private Tour
Day 1 Arrival at Huangshan

Arrival at Tunxi, downtown of Huangshan City. Be met by our guide and transferred to the hotel. Stay in Huangshan International Hotel . Since you'll have to carry everything yourself up Huangshan unless you hire a porter, it is advisable that you leave your big luggage in your hotel in downtown and bring only a small handbag or backpack with you up mountain

Meals: No meals
Day 2 Tunxi to Huangshan

After breakfast today, we drive for one and half hours to reach Yellow Mountain, characterized by the four wonders, namely, odd-shaped pines, grotesque rock formation, sea of clouds and crystal-clear hot springs. Yellow Mountain was listed as one of the World Natural and Cultural Heritages in 1990. We take Yungu (Cloud Valley) cable car up mountain from the eastern steps, followed by a full day exploration of stunning views up Huangshan, including Beginning-to-believe Peak, the Lion Peak, Cloud-dispelling Pavilion, Grand Canyon, Flying-over Rock, Bright Summit, etc. We'll watch the brilliant sunset if weather permits.

Meals: Breakfars, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3 Huangshan to Old Villages to Tunxi to Xi'an

Ye's Family Ancestral Hall Get up early in the morning to watch the sunrise. After breakfast, a 3.5-hour hike will be conducted to enjoy the premium views of the western side of Yellow Mountain including the Sea Turtle Peak, Lotus Peak, Jade Screen Peak, Guest-welcoming Pine before taking the Yuping cable car down the mountain. Then, drive to visit Hongcun Village and Nanping Village. Hongcun Village in Yixian County attracts particular attention for the clustered houses. It is famed for its pre-20th Century buildings. What is unique about the village is that it is ox-shaped topography. Nanping Village's most attraction is 300 or more ancient residential houses and her amazing winding lanes. Strolling in the village, you'll be surprised to find how simple and old-fashioned the village is. Transfer to Tunxi, and visit Tunxi's Old Street. The shops, workshops and residences form an organic whole, keeping the characteristic and operation layout of ancient store such as "front shop and back workshop" or "front shop and back house". After dinner, you are transferred to the airport to take flight to Xi'an. Our guide will meet you at the airport and send you to the hotel.

Meals: Breakfars, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4 Xi'an

Spanish Muslim-style gardenA whole day visit to the Horticultural Exposition 2011 Xi'an, a maginificent gathering of 105 cities and organizations at home and abroad, which will attract 12 million visitors. The expo covers a total area of 418 hectares (6,270 mu), 188 hectares (2,820 mu) of which is water area. The main building includes Chang'an Tower, Greenhouse, Theme Pavilion and the Guangyun Entrance. The Five Major Horticultural Scenic Spots are the Chang'an Flower Valley, Colorful Plants from Qinling Mountains, Flowers along the Silk Road, Overseas Collections and Flower Rainbow over the Ba River. Our guide will wait for you outside the park and pick you up in the late afternoon and transfer you back to the hotel.

Meals: Breakfars, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5 Xi'an

Xi'an Ancient City WallBuffet breakfast at hotel, then you'll set out to visit Shaanxi Historical Museum and Ancient City Wall, 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 and 14 kilometers in length with a deep moat surrounding it. You can walk, even cycle on the wall. A nice Chinese buffet lunch at the Tang Dynasty Palace.

Terracotta WarriorsIn the afternoon, drive for one hour to Lintong County to visit the world famous Terracotta Warriors and Horses with circle movie showed before visiting the pits and the Banpo Neolithic Village. The original site of Terracotta Warriors was found by a local farmer digging a well in 1974. Now it has turned into the most important attraction in Xi'an - Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum. It is located about 50km east of the Xi'an City. The museum includes Pit 1, Pit 2 and Pit 3 as well the exhibition hall of the chariots and horses. The Pit 1 is the largest of the three. You'll take the Tang Dynasty Dinner Show, one of the best shows in China, in the evening.

Meals: Breakfars, Lunch, Dinner
Day 6 Xi'an Departure

Bell TowerIn the morning today, you begin with a visit to the Bell Tower. Originally built in 1348, the Bell Tower in Xi'an is situated in the very heart of the city and is the most well-preserved and best-known one in China. You will also visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda . As one of the most famous Buddhist pagodas in China and initially built in 589 A.D., the pagoda is a well-preserved ancient building and a holy place for Buddhists. It attracts numerous visitors for its fame in the Buddhist religion, its simple but appealing style of construction, and its new square in front of the temple. In the afternoon, a visit to the Muslim quarter will be conducted. In the evening, you'll be transferred to the airport for your departure. End of service.

Meals: Breakfars, Lunch, Dinner
It is flexible to change the duration, attractions, starting and ending cities according to your interests. Also the tour can be extended or shorten as your preference, just let your trip consultant know.
All of the tour packages exclude the international airfares. We suggest you can book it one your own. You can compare the price between OTAs (Expedia, Priceline, Sky scanner...) and the airlines. When you have a confirmed date, set alarm and compare it always.
As the China Visa, we cannot apply for you as we are an China inbound travel company. However, we can send you our invitation letter with our company's official seal to you after you booked the tour from us, which could assist you to get China Visa from China embassy easily. Usually, we suggest you to apply the visa about one month or one month and a half before your travel date.
For the breakfast, it is offered by the hotel you stay, usually Chinese and Western buffet breakfast. As for the lunch, we offer 80RMB per person for a standard Chinese meal at a nice tourist restaurant. If you want to order other kind of meals, such as vegetarian, Muslim meals, Indian Meals, please let your trip consultant know. Dinner usually will be left for you to choose the food you prefer. Our guide will help you to balance each meal such as your taboo, your preference and avoid repeated food. You have to pay for the extra cost if you want to take better or more. The meals on Yangtze Cruise are fixed Chinese and Western Buffet.
All the hotels can be replaced by your favorite ones or you can book your own hotels. And the hotel room we offered here usually is standard with twin beds. If you want to have king-size bed room or suite, please let your trip advisor know. Besides, all the accommodation are quoted on two persons sharing one room. The room supplement must be paid if you want to have a single room.
* Most hotels we offered in our tour package have WIFI in the lobby, and some of which have WIFI in hotel rooms. If you need the WIFI in your room, please make sure with your trip advisor.
We have non-shopping private tour and tour with carefully selected shops. For tour with shops, the price will be lower, and you will enter one or two shops in every tourist city. The shops could be jade, silk, pearl, Chinese tea etc., all of which have strong China's character and is worthy to buy. Each shop will take you around 45 minutes. We promise there is no compulsory consumption at all. You get the situation in your hands.
* Department stores, supermarkets, boutiques, hotel and restaurants in most cities of China do accept the credit card with the sigh of MasterCard, VISA and JCB. However, it does generate commission charge. Please check the regulations with your bank manager.
All domestic flight we offered is the economic class, which you can carry one hand-on luggage no more than 5 kg for free. The total of free registered luggage is no more than 20kg. Excess luggage will charge you some extra fees, be aware of that. The free registered luggage allowance in China domestic train is 20kg.
The insurance provided by us is called Travel Agencies' Liability Insurance, which covers accidents occurring during the activities arranged by travel agency. It does not cover mishaps or physical problems occurring outside the guided tour period or caused by clients themsevles, so we highly suggest you purchase the full coverage travel insurance from your country of origin.
For group of 1-4 passengers, recommend US$ 4-8 per tourist per day for guide, and US$ 2-5 per tourist per day for guide; for group of 5 and above, recommend US$ 2-5 per tourist per day for guide, and US$2-4 per tourist per day for driver. Besides, we highly recommend you to tip every day to encourage better service from them in the next coming days. However, if you have genuine reason not to tip, don't.
Usually, the deposit of tour package accounts for 30% of the total quotation, and the balance should be paid 30 days before your tour date. Payment methods we accept include Bank Transfer and PayPal, Credit Card and so on. More details you can check the Payment Guide page. Moreover, Children who are less than 12 y/o have their own discounts, please contact with your trip advisor.

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