7 Days Beijing & Xian tour

Tour Route: Beijing, Xian, Beijing

This 7 days private tour departs daily and includes must-see highlights of two ancient capitals of China, such as the Largest Military Defense System-Great Wall, the World Wonder-Xian Terracotta Warriors, Residence of China Emperor-Forbidden City. If you are a short time visitor and prefer the history, this will be a good choice.

TCT-10
Daily
Private Tour
Day 1 Beijing Arrival

Welcome to Beijing! Clear the customs and retrieve your baggage by yourself upon arrival, be greeted by our tour guide in the Arrival Hall who is holding a sign on which says your name or Lead to China; transferred by your private car/van to your hotel downtown. The rest of the day is your own time.Overnight in the Hotel in Beijing.

Meals: No Meals
Day 2 Beijing

A buffet breakfast & real fresh coffee will kick start your day. Your private guide will be on time and waiting in arrivals.
First stop, Tiananmen Square. It is the third largest city square in the world. It has great cultural significance as it was the site of several important events in Chinese history.
Next visit the Forbidden City, which is 24 emperor's palace in Dynasty Ming and Qing. It is called Gu Gong in Chinese, located in the Center of Beijing. It is the ancient palace which has the largest scale, most magnificent, and best reservation in the world.
Explore the construction art and royal dignity in the largest, most beautiful and exquisite imperial garden--Summer Palace.

Free-time Ideas(Optional): Kungfu Show/Peking Opera is highly recommended in Beijing. Your guide can help you get tickets.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 3 Beijing

In the morning, you take a scenic drive through the countryside and mountains to reach China's most renowned monument—Great Wall(Mutianyu section, less crowed). Take a cable car up to the Great Wall, climbing up the venerable ramparts,you will marvel at this great constructions. On the way down,those of you feeling adventurous can choose the gravity-propelled toboggan!
After lunch, visit Ding Tomb, mausoleum of the 13th emperor of Ming Dynasty.
Drive back to Beijing city, have an exterior visit of Beijing Olympic Village (Bird's Nest and Water Cube).

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 4 Beijing to Xian

In early morning visit the Temple of Heaven, the sacred altar for worshiping the God of Heaven in the world. Watch local people playing Taichi morning exercises.
Take a rickshaw ride to visit old Hutong, you can see the ancient Beijing lanes and quadrangle houses that have been preserved for 700 years, you also have a chance to visit a local family and have lunch there. Then move on to the Prince Gong's Mansion in the afternoon.
Fly to Xian in the afternoon/evening. After arrival, be welcomed by our Xian guide and transfer to your hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 5 Xian

In the morning, visit one of the greatest man-made wonders in the world-Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum. The terracotta warriors and horses of life size are arranged in battle formations at the museum.
After lunch, be driven back to city area to visit Ancient City Wall--the best preserved ancient city wall in China. The wall which is 12 meters high and 18 meters wide encircles the city and is perfect for panoramic view of the city.
Followed by a relaxing wandering around the bustling and lively Muslim Street, where you can taste the most famous Xian food and experience local culture.

Free-time Ideas(Optional): Enjoy the Dummpling Banquet and Tang Dynasty Dance Show.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 6 Xian to Beijing

First site to visit today is Shaanxi Historical Museum, one of the most famous Museum in China, where over 300,000 invaluable historical items are on exhibition.
Visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda-- the very important Buddhism temple in China.
In the afternoon, be transferred to Xian North Railway Station. Take Chinese new G High Speed Train to Xian, which costs about 5 hours, You will have a view of the countryside between Beijing and Xian.
After arrival at Beijing West Railway Station, be welcomed by our Beijing guide and transfer to your hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 7 Beijing Departure

Your private car, driver and guide will be ready and waiting at your hotel lobby to get you to the airport on time. Sit back and relax as they help you check-in and escort you to the correct security gate.

Meals: Breakfast
Travel Period 2-5 travelers 6-9 travelers
Dec.1- Feb.28 US$1120 US$950
Mar.1- Nov.30 US$1200 US$1020

1. The price is based on stay in China four star hotels. If you want to deduct, upgrade or downgrade the hotel, please indicate this while sending the inquiry.
2. You will enjoy more discounts if there is more people join the tour.
3. Prices may vary according to your travel time and are higher in the high season, e.g. Labor's Day (May 1, 2019) , China National Day Holiday (Oct1-Oct7, 2019), and Chinese Spring Festival (Jan 24-Jan 31, 2020).

1. All arrangements and first admission/entrance fees of scenic spots specified in the itinerary.
2. Meals as listed in the itinerary.
3. Well-equipped private commercial vehicle with excellent private guide and driver accompanied on your tour between airports, train stations, scenic spots and hotels.
4. Four Star Hotel based on two persons sharing one room with twin beds. All hotels as listed in the itinerary serve daily western or Chinese breakfast.
5. Beijing-Xian airfare with airports taxes, fuel charges; Xi'an-Shanghai high speed train.
6. Travel Agency’s Liability Insurance with your tour inside China.
7. Chinese government taxes and the city construction fees on your travel tour.

1. China entry visa fees.
2. International airfare.
3. Meals not specified in the itinerary and extra and alcoholic or beverages during meals.
4. Tips for guides and drivers.
5. Personal expense: e.g. mini bar, personal telecommunications, laundry, excess baggage charges etc.
6. Excursions and activities not included in itinerary.

Interested in this itinerary but would like to make changes to the hotels, destinations, sites, or anything else? Contact us here to customize this itinerary just for you.

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.

Please quote a tour for 2 persons for my trip to beijing from November 17th, arrive in the afternoon, until November 25th, leaving in the morning before 9 AM, in the year 2015. I would like to be in Beijing for most days to see as many places as possible then fly to Xi'an for afew days before coming back to catch my flght on the morning, before 9AM, at Beijing. This is my first trip to China, and I really like to have excellent experiences. Thank you for your assistance.
Asked by Jerry Yang (Oct.05, 2015)

Trip Advisor (Oct.05, 2015) replied:
Hi Jerry, well noted with your requests. Please kindly check your email about the details of the tour you need. Thanks!

Do you have any tours for Beijing and Xian beginning on November 1 or November 2, 2015?
Asked by Carol (Sep.21, 2015)

Trip Advisor (Sep.21, 2015) replied:
Hi, Kindly inform you that the tour can be available daily. It is also ok if you want to start on Nov.1 or Nov.2. Please kindly check your email about the details of the tour you need. Thanks.

Do you have any trip from Beijing to Xian, after Christmas 2015 or early January 2016.
Asked by cindy Koegle (Jul.14, 2015)

Vivian (Jul.14, 2015) replied:
Yes, we have the trip that time.And the itinerary with quotation has been sent to your e-mail. Please kindly check it. Should you have some questions or suggestions to the tour, please feel free to contact me. Thanks.

We would like to do this trip. Arrival date to Beijing 12/09/2015. I would like to know what time is arrival to Beijing from XIAN as we would like to fly to Qingdao. Or is it possible to book a direct flight from Xian to Qingdao - on Thursday 18/09/15??
Asked by Nora Baxter (Mar.03, 2015)

Trip Advisor (Mar.03, 2015) replied:
Hi, friend Please kindly note there is the direct flight from Xian to Qingdao. Besides, since your travel date will start on Sep.12, you will finish the tour on Sep.17 instaed of Sep.18. Please also kindly check your email for more information. Any question, please feel free to contact us. Thanks.

Can I have more time for rest befor the trip in Beijing?
Asked by Eddy (Aug.06, 2012)

Lead To China Trip Advisor (Aug.06, 2012) replied:
OK. Please tell me the details of your schedule. I can shift the itinerary time for you. But you'll pay the extra fee for hotel and guide.

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