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Three-Day Xi'an Adventure Tour

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    Day 1: Hotel Pick Up at 9:00 a.m→ Terra-Cotta Warriors Museum →Traditional Cave Dwelling→ City Wall→ Hotel drop off

    Stop At: The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses, Qinling North Road, Lintong District, Xi'an 710600 China
    09:00 a.m: Greeted by your tour guide, your exploration to this great city begins.

    09:50 a.m: You will arrive at Terracotta Warriors Museum. Your tour guide will take you through every important figures, horses or weapons. By examining the terracotta figures discovered here, you can imagine how Qin soldiers looked like 2000 years ago. From the horse cart and weapons displayed, you will have an idea how these soldiers used to fight. If you look closely enough, you will discover that each figure has different facial expressions, which is very astonishing considering how many figures are there. Then, you will know how great this work must be and why the Terracotta Warriors Museum is regarded as the eighth wonder in the world.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Farmers' Caves, Xi'an China
    12:30 p.m: Time to hunt for lunch. You will need to cover this fee on spot. Your tour guide will be happy to cater to your needs and find the suitable restaurant for you. Here are some local food you might be interested in: Chinese Hamburger, Baozi (steamed stuffed bun), Spicy soup, Tofu Jelly, Deep - fried dough sticks, Pita Bread Soaked in Mutton Soup, Biang Biang Noodles, Guokui, etc..

    13:30p.m: Visit a local family lives in Traditional Cave Dwelling. Your tour guide will introduce to you why people like to live here.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang), Zhongxin District, Xi'an 710001 China
    15:00: Visit the Ancient City Wall, there are two choices available. You can either walk or ride a bike, or even take a golf car. This City Wall is the best preserved and most complete wall that has survived through China’s long history. It is about 12 meters high, 12 to 14 meters wide across the top and 15 to 18 meters thick at the bottom. The entire circumference is about 13.7 kilometers. It can take a while if you choose to walk all through.

    Duration: 2 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 2: Hotel pick up at 7:30 a.m → Mt.Hua Hiking Tour → Hotel drop off around 17:00

    Stop At: Mount Huashan, Within Huayin, Huayin 714200 China
    07:30 a.m: Meet your hiking tour guide and set out for the hiking tour.

    09:00 - 15:30p.m: Mt.Huashan is located 120km southeast of Xian City.It takes around 2 hours to get there. You will have an adventure hiking tour. Mt. Huashan is praised as "the First Odd Mountain in the World". It boasts five imposing peaks with sheer precipices and overhanging rocks. The east one is called the Peak of the Rising Sun which is the best location to view sunrise; the north one, the Peak of Cloud Terrace which is famous for cliffs on its three sides;the west one, the peak of Lotus; the south one, the Peak of Wild Geese which is the main peak and also the steepest of Mt.Hua shan with the elevation of 2,083meters; the Central one, the Peak of the Jade Maiden, which links the east, west and south peaks. Each presents a unique scenic beauty, surrounded by over 70 minor peaks.

    17:30 p.m: Drop you off at your hotel.
    Duration: 3 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 3: Hotel pick up at 9:00 a.m→ Hanyangling Museum→ Big Wild Goose Pagoda →Bell and Drum Tower Square→Muslim Quarter(L)

    Stop At: Tomb of Emperor Jingdi (Hanyangling), Zhanjiawan Village, Xi'an China
    09:00 p.m: Get ready to be picked up by your smiley tour guide.

    09:30 - 12:00p.m: Start your day tour with the only underground museum in China - Hanyangling Museum, also called Jingdi’s Tomb. It is located near the airport about 30km north of Xian City. This is a burial sight for Emperor Jingdi and his wife Empress Wangzhi. This tomb could be dated back to 2,100 years ago. You will see some of the funeral goods such as pottery figurines dated back to Han Dynasty, Luojing Stone that was used for measurement, and all kinds of stela inscribed with words.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayanta), Enci Temple The southern part of Yata Road, Yanta District, Xi'an 710061 China
    12:00 - 13:00p .m: Enjoy a Chinese lunch at somewhere local usually go. You will need to cover this expense on spot. You may try something different from what you had in the last day.

    13:40 - 15:30p.m: Your afternoon tour will start with a visit to Big Wild Goose Pagoda. It’s locate inside the Da Ci En temple. It was built in Tang Dynasty to store all the Buddhism sutra and Buddhism figures that Xuan Zang has brought back from India. It’s the biggest and also the earliest square pagoda that has been built. Now, it has been remodeled and enlarged like a large park. In the sunny days, local people usually come here and relax themselves. If you come here at night, you will see local people dancing, singing, children running, fountain show performing, and various small stalls setting up for local snacks.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Xi'an Bell Tower, Lianhu District Junction of East main street, west main street, south main street and north main street,, Xi'an 710000 China
    15:50 - 16:30 p.m: You will visit the Square of Bell & Drum Tower. These two towers are the landmarks of Xi’an as they were built in the very center of the city about 600 years ago. In ancient times, the bell and the drum were used to strike time in the morning and at dusk because people didn’t have clocks or watches, so there is a saying ‘Morning Bell and Dusk Drum’ in Chinese. The two towers are the name card of Xi’an, as they are the best preserved all around China.
    Duration: 50 minutes

    Stop At: Muslim Quarter, West of Bell Drum Towers Square , Beilin District, Xi'an 710000 China
    16:30 - 17:00p.m: Located in west of Bell Tower, Muslim Quarter was once a place just for Muslims migrated from other places. As time going by, an unique Muslim culture was formed and this place has become a must-see site for anyone coming to Xian. Hunt for local food, learn about folk art, and explore the mysterious Muslim culture, here is the right place.

    17:20 p.m: Finish your day tour and be back to your hotel.
    Duration: 50 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    This tour offers flexible departure time and convenient round-trip transfer service from and to your centrally-located Xian hotel.
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    3 days
    Return Details
    The hotel you have specified in Xian City.
    • Professional guide
    • Private transfer service for hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Bottled water
    • Round-trip west peak cable car & shuttle bus on Mt Huashan
    • Entry/Admission - The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses
    • Entry/Admission - Farmers' Caves
    • Entry/Admission - Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang)
    • Entry/Admission - Mount Huashan
    • Entry/Admission - Tomb of Emperor Jingdi (Hanyangling)
    • Entry/Admission - Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayanta)
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel accommodation
    • Lunch
    • Cycling or riding golf cart on City Wall
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Please wear comfortable walking shoes
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Infant seats available
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a strong physical fitness level
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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    My husband & I booked LilySun's Tours for our 4 days in Xian. Our guide, Jackie, was excellent. He spoke very good English, kind, punctual and took us to try the local cuisine, which we thoroughly enjoyed. He ensures that our tour runs very smoothly. He looked after us well on
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    Response from Lily S, General Manager at Three-Day Xi'an Adventure Tour
    Responded 8 Dec 2018
    We looked forward to your feedback and it finally came. Your support means a lot to us. Lilysun China Tours will strive harder in future and provide you better service. Keep in contact. Wish you all the luck in the world.
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    Response from Lily S, Owner at Three-Day Xi'an Adventure Tour
    Responded 19 Jun 2018
    Thank you for the feedback, we are glad you had a great time with us. We will keep on our service quality and strive to serve better in future. Welcome you come back again!
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    My friend and I opted for the 3 Days Xian plus Shaolin temple tour. On the first day the highlight was Terracota Warriors, our guide Cathy was very knowledgeable and ran us through the historical stories on the Qin dynasty, including the details such as palace conspiracy &
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    Response from Lily S, Owner at Three-Day Xi'an Adventure Tour
    Responded 19 Jun 2018
    Thank you for the feedback, we are glad you had a great time with us. We will keep on our service quality and strive to serve better in future. Welcome you come back again!
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    My husband and I booked Lily's Tours for our stay in Xi'an. Our guide, Cathy was very kind and accommodating. She was more than willing to help us in any way possible, even after the tour was over. For example, she went to a market with us to help us with finding a place to
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