Ever wanted to see the massive Terra-Cotta Warriors? Hike the exhilarating and narrow path to the peak of a gorgeous Taoist mountain? Experience the ancient history and culture of Xi’an? See the remains of the Buddha? You can do it all in this 6 day, 5 night tour! This trip is both exciting and rich in culture & history — a perfect adventure for the family and suitable for all ages and fitness levels. Register now for a spot!
Day 1. 16th of Dec 2016: Hong Kong-Xi’an (D)
Once we arrive at the Xi’an airport, we will be greeted by the local guide and take our coach to the four-star Grand New World Hotel or a hotel of equivalent rating.
Day 2. 17th Dec 2016: Xi’an-Mt. Huashan (B, L, D)
Today we will go visit the Banpo Museum, then the Terra-Cotta Warriors Replica Factory. After lunch, we will visit Emperor Qin Shihuang’s Mausoleum and the Terra-Cotta Warriors and Horses Museum. Emperor Qin Shihuang’s (259-210B.C.) acquired the throne of Qin at the age of 13, and took the helm of the state by age 22. By 221 B. C. he had annexed the six rival principalities of Qi, Chu, Yan, Han, Zhao and Wei, and established the first feudal empire in China’s history. Then we will head to Huashan and check in at a four-star hotel.
Day 3. 18th of Dec 2016: Mt. Hua-Xi’an (B, L, D)
After breakfast, we shall head to Huashan Mountain (with cable car included). Mt. Huashan is known as “The Number One Precipitous Mountain under Heaven”. It is one for the five sacred mountains in China (amongst Mt. Taishan in Shandong; Mt. Hengshan in Hunan; Mt. Hendshan in Shanxi, and Mt. Songshan in Henan). In ancient times, Mt. Huashan was called Mt. Taihuashan, from a distance the five peaks seem to form the shape of a “flower” (Hua in Chinese), hence the name “Huashan”. Famous for its natural vistas of steep, narrow paths, precioitous crags, and a high mountain range, it is home to several influential taoist temples where emperiors of past dynasties utilized for their pilgrimages, making Mt. Huashan the holy land of Taoism. Afterwards we will bus to Xi’an.
Day 4. 19th Dec 2016: Xi’an (B, L, D)
After breakfast, we shall visit the Qianling Mausleum + Yongtai Tomb. Qianling is the joint tomb of Gaozong (628-683A.D.), the third emperor of the Tang dynasty and his Empress consort, Wu Zetian(624-705A.D.), the only Empress in Chinese History. After lunch, go to The Famen Temple (by electric car). Renowned for storing the veritable Finger Bone of the Sakyamuni Buddha,with a history of 1,700 years, Famen Temple is considered the “Forerunner of the Ziggurat in Central Shaanxi.” We will then head back to Xi’an, and after dinner provide free shopping time at the Bell & Drum Square, Muslim Street. Check in at our hotel.
Day 5. 20th of Dec 2016: Xi’an (B, L, D)
Today we will go visit the City Wall (option to ride a bicycle), it’s the most complete city wall that has survived in China, as well as being one of the largest ancient military defensive systems in the world. After lunch, we shall visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda, the symbol of old-line Xi’an. The Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayan Pagoda) is a well-preserved ancient building and a holy place for Buddhists. Then we will go visit the Shaanxi History Museum, and in the evening enjoy a Dumpling Dinner along with a Tang Dynasty Culture Show.
Day 6. 21st of Dec 2016: Xi’an-Hong Kong (B,L)
After breakfast, we shall visit the Daming Palace (by electric car), which was the main royal palace of Tang Dynasty (618 – 907), where Tang emperors lived and dealt with state affairs. Afterwards we will enjoy Legend of Daming in IMAX 3D. After having lunch, we shall transfer to airport for Hong Kong, wrapping up our 6 day adventure.
The Trip Price includes:
- Entrance fees to the sites listed in the itinerary
- Meals indicated in the schedule
- Service Charges & Government Taxes
- English-speaking tour guide services
- Deluxe motor coaches
- Special Dinners and Shows
- Number of participants: minimum 10/p – maximum 25/p
- International air-tickets (Hongkong — Xi’an – Hongkong)
- Tour guide’s and driver’s tips
The Trip Price excludes:
- Excess Baggage Charges.
- Personal Expenses: Expenses of a purely personal nature such as laundry, drinks, fax, telephone call, optional activities, souvenir shopping etc.
- Single room supplements.
- No shopping time included in the itinerary, except for on Muslim Street
- Drinking water shall be provided.
Legend: B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = DinnerCLICK HERE TO REGISTER
Name: RAMC Limited
A/C No. 848 686077838