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2-Day Xi'an Discovery by Beijing Bullet Train

Xi'an Discovery + HSR Experience

2-Day Xi'an Tour from Beijing

China's high-speed railway (HSR) network links major cities with fast and comfortable transport. This tour is designed for travelers who want a weekend (2-day) getaway from Beijing to see the world-famous Terracotta Warriors and Horses.

Take this 2-day Xi'an tour for round-trip high-speed train rides from/to Beijing, exploring China's most famous historical site — the Terracotta Army — and other essential attractions and interesting experiences in Xi'an.

Tour 'Wow' Points

Uncover the Secrets of Making Terracotta Warriors and Try Them Out

Discover facts about the terracotta world wonder that can't be Googled. Learn how to make a terracotta warrior with a local rural artisan.

Terra-Cotta Warriors and horses
make a mini clay warrior

Feel the Glory of an Ancient Capital City on the City Wall

As a capital city of 13 dynasties, Xi'an has the largest and best-preserved city wall in China. Walking on it is the best way to feel the historical atmosphere of Xi'an city

the ancient city wall with the red lanterns
the ancient city gate

Have a Food Adventure in the Muslim Quarter

Try some ever-popular local snacks such as roujiamo (pita bread with meat in — "a Chinese hamburger"), biangbiang noodles, and pita bread soaked in lamb soup. Or even try something even more popular, but that may seem a little adventurous...

making biangbiang noodles
eating Xi'an local noodles

Discover a Chinese-Style Famous Mosque

Behind the bustling Muslim Quarter, the Great Mosque is quiet and ceremonial. Its traditional Chinese architectural style is very special. There cultures meet and meld.

The buildings in the traditional Chinese style in the Great Mosque
muslim people in the mosque

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Itinerary Quick Look

Here is a suggested itinerary. We are happy to customize a tour according to your interests.

Day 1Train to Xi'an and City Exploration

Take the early train from Beijing to Xian. Upon arrival, you will meet your Xi'an guide and be transferred to downtown of Xian.

Explore the Muslim Quarter, a bustling area full of restaurants, stands, and shops. It is a good place to go for food and souvenir hunting. The Great Mosque is nestled deep in the lanes and offers a moment of tranquility. It is a unique blend of Chinese design and Islamic faith.

The Ancient City Wall separates the city into inner and outer parts, and still stands firm after witnessing thousands of years of history. Have a relaxing walk or ride a bicycle is nice for you to enjoy the views of the city and feel the hitorical temperament of Xi'an .

Day 2 The Terracotta Warriors and back to Beijing

In the morning, you will be picked up from your hotel and taken to see the notable Terracotta Army. They have guarded the tomb of China's first emperor for nearly two millennia. Discover the army's secrets with the help of your guide. How were the warriors made? How are they preserved? What were their original colors?

Then your guide will bring you even closer to the warriors as you learn how to make miniature versions from a local shokunin family at their cave dwelling.

After the tour, transfer to the train station to catch the bullet train back to Beijing in the late afternoon.

Hotel Selection

—the Icing on the Cake

Boutique hotels are recommended to enrich your travel experience.

The lodge of the hotel in Xian
FromCNY3,450 / USD537 p/p Based on a private tour for 2 people. Price varies depending on program, travel date, number of people and chosen hotel

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  • Activities, hotel, train tickets, and meals listed in the itinerary
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