This is a sample tour itinerary and can be customized according to your time schedule and preferences.
Tour Type: Private (No strangers join in.)
Sites to see: Terracotta Warriors, Banpo Museum, or Shaanxi History Museum, or Xian City Wall, or the Big Wild Goose Pagoda, or the Small Wild Goose Pagoda, and The Muslim Street
Day 1 Arrival
Your driver will greet you at the airport and accompany you to your hotel. The rest of day is free for you to come over jet lag.
Day 2 Tour in Beijing
Your private driver and guide will meet you at your hotel lobby in the morning. Visit Tian’anmen Square, the magnificent Forbidden City, and the Temple of Heaven, the largest Imperial place of worship, which is turned into a park, where you can enjoy local people’s life. Transfer back to your hotel to end the first day’s tour.
Day 3 Tour in Beijing
Today you will head to the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall, which is less crowded and better view. You may take an optional toboggan ride down after visiting there. Go back to the city to visit the Summer Palace, a summer resort for the royal families. After that, you will have a quick stop to view the outside of the Water Cube and Bird Nest, both of which earned their fame for hosting 2008 summer Olympic Games. Transfer to the airport. You Xian driver will meet you at Xian airport and take you to your hotel.
Day 4 Tour in Xian
You Xian guide will meet you at at your hotel lobby in the morning to start your two days’ Xian tour. After about one hour’s ride, you will be transferred to Terracotta Warriors Museum. Drive back to the city to visit Xian City Wall, the symbol of Xian city. After that, enjoy a leisure stroll at the Bell Tower and Drum Tower Area and the Muslim Street. Transfer to your hotel after the show.
Day 5 Tour in Xian
Visit Shaanxi History Museum, then visit the Small Wild Goose Pagoda and Xian Museum. Transfer to visit Hanyangling Museum, another terra cotta army of warriors from Han Dynasty, which is less known but really worth itself. The tour ends with a transfer to the airport to Shanghai. Your Shanghai driver will take you to your hotel for the first night’s stay.
Day 6 Tour in Shanghai
Your Shanghai guide will meet you up at your hotel and visit the Bund, Yuyuan Garden, the Jade Buddha Temple and the Lujiazui Financial center. Take you back to your hotel.
Day 7 Departure
Your driver will accompany you to the airport for your flight back home.
Price Per Person
- an air-conditioned car/van for the group
- professional English-speaking tour guide
- main entrance tickets
- bottled water during the tour
- all transfers stated above
- meals (so that you can enjoy genuine local food instead lousy tourist meals)
- hotels (you are suggested to book with your own budget)
- flights (internal flights will be quoted according to real time discounts)