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6 Days China Ancient Capitals Tour By High Speed Train

From $589 per person

Tour Style:
This 6 Days ancient capitals tour is an ideal option for who want to spend a short time for China Tour. Beijing, Xian both are popular tour destination in China. By this tour,will let you know this mysterious oriental country deeply.

Duration: 6 Days 5 Nights

Attractions(Cities):
Beijing, Xian

Pick-up point:
Beijing International Airport (based on your requirement)

Finishing point:
Xian International Airport (based on your requirement)

Tour Customizable:
Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry)

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Summary

Itinerary Highlight
Day 1 Arrive in Beijing
Day 2 Beijing: Tian'anmen Square, Forbidden City, Summer Palace
Day 3 Beijing: Mutianyu Great Wall, Beijing National Stadium (Bird Nest, Water Cube)
Day 4 Beijing: Temple of Heaven, Beijing to Xian By Train
Day 5 Xian: Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses, Xian Museum, Muslim Quarter
Day 6 Xian: Ancient City Wall, Bell Tower & Drum Tower Square

Day 1. Beijing Arrival

  • Place&Transport: Beijing
  • Today's Activities: Pick you up in the Beijing International Airport
  • Accommondation: Four Stars or Five Stars Hotel(Can be customized) in Beijing
  • Meal: N/A

Upon arrive in Beijing, our local guide & driver will pick you up at exit of airport with a welcome sign " China Private Tour".

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Drive you to your hotel, you will have free time to explore Beijing city on your own after hotel check-in.

Day 2. Beijing Day Tour

  • Place&Transport: Beijing
  • Today's Activities: Tian'anmen Square, Forbidden City, Summer Palace
  • Accommondation: Four Stars or Five Stars Hotel(Can be customized) in Beijing
  • Meal: B,L

In the morning, first head to the with a brief visit to Tiananmen Square which is now the largest city plaza in the world. Tiananmen Square is the geographical center of Beijing City. It is the largest city square in the world, occupying an area of 440,000 square meters (about 109 acres), and able to accommodate 1000000 people at one time. Tiananmen Gate on the northern square was the site where the Chairman Mao announced the establishment of the People's Republic of China.

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After sightseeing, walk into the Tiananmen you will meet the one of the world’s 5 most important palaces – Forbidden City, The Forbidden City, also named the Palace Museum, shares the honor of being one of five world-famous palaces with the Palace of Versailles in France, Buckingham Palace in England, the White House in the U.S. and the Kremlin in Russia. The incomparable palace occupies an area of 720,000 square meters (177.9 acres) and has approximately 8,700 rooms. A high red wall with a total length of 3,400 meters (3,718 yards) encases the palace. 

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Have lunch at the local restaurant, taste the local cuisine in Beijing.

After lunch, visit the Summer Palace, it is a vast ensemble of lakes, gardens and palaces in Beijing, China. It serves as a popular tourist destination and recreational park. Mainly dominated by Longevity Hill and Kunming Lake, it covers an expanse of 2.9 square kilometres (1.1 sq mi), three-quarters of which is water.  After 1949, the Summer Palace briefly housed the Central Party School of the Communist Party of China. Many of Mao Zedong's friends and key figures in the Communist Party, such as Liu Yazi and Jiang Qing, also lived there. Since 1953, many major restoration and renovation works have been done on the Summer Palace, which is now open to the public as a tourist attraction and park.

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After the tour, you will be taken back to your hotel.

Day 3. Beijing Day Tour

  • Place&Transport: Beijing
  • Today's Activities: Mutianyu Great Wall, Beijing National Stadium (Bird Nest, Water Cube)
  • Accommondation: Four Stars or Five Stars Hotel(Can be customized) in Beijing
  • Meal: B,L

After breakfast in the hotel, our tour guide and driver will meet your at your hotel lobby and keep going your Beijing tour.

Firstly, drive about 70km (1.5 h) to witness one of the Seven Wonders of the World – Great Wall. The less-crowded Mutianyu. "If you haven't climbed the Great Wall, you haven't seen China." Many of your friends who visited China before might have told you this. It is indeed an experience of life. As one of the best-preserved parts of the Great Wall, Mutianyu section of Great Wall used to serve as the northern barrier defending the capital and the imperial tombs. It's known for its beautiful surroundings - dense woods and rich pastures changing colors with the seasons of a year. Good sightseeing with nature, take photos from different places and angles so you’ll have plenty of memories you can share with your friends when going back home.

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Your lunch is offered near the Great Wall in a local restaurant.

On your way back, you have an opportunity to visit the famous Bird's Nest, the main venue of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. The design, which originated from the study of Chinese ceramics,implemented steel beams in order to hide supports for the retractable roof; giving the stadium the appearance of a "Bird's nest". The form of the stadium looks like a big nest which embraces and nurses human beings.

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After the tour, you will be taken back to your hotel.

Day 4. Beijing-Xian

  • Place&Transport: Beijing
  • Today's Activities: Temple of Heaven, Beijing-Xian
  • Accommondation: Four Stars or Five Stars Hotel(Can be customized) in Xian
  • Meal: B,L

In the morning, our guide will meet your at your hotel lobby.

The sightseeing today starts with a visit to the remarkable Temple of Heaven, The temple was constructed in 1420 during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), and was enlarged during the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). It is the grandest cult architecture complex in the world and a masterpiece of the Chinese people created in ancient times. It covers 2,700,000 square meters (667 acres). Emperors of the two dynasties used to worship the heaven and pray for rich harvests, as the feudal emperors thought they were the son of the heaven.

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Afterwards, drive you to Beijing train station for the high speed train to Xi'an, which takes approximately 5 hours, and along the way, feel free to admire a totally different scenery of the countryside. Upon arriving at the Xi'an North Station, Xi'an tour guide will pick you up and escort you to the hotel.

Day 5. Xian Day Tour

  • Place&Transport: Xian
  • Today's Activities: Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses, Xian Museum, Muslim Quarter
  • Accommondation: Four Stars or Five Stars Hotel(Can be customized) in Xian
  • Meal: B,L

Firstly, drive you to Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses Museum, Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses:Known as “the eighth Wonders of the world”, the museum shows a surprisingly high level in sculpture which is listed as the most significant discovery of the 20th century. Up to now, there has discovered a total of 179 accompanying burial pits of different connotations and various shapes in Qinshihuang’s Mausoleum area. The discovery of these pits has provided all important significance in the research of the burial system of the Qinshihuang’s Mausoleum, the characteristics structures and characteristics of the burial pits. However, what makes people feel amazing is that of all the burial pits, none has been found survived from being burnt down.

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Your lunch is arranged at local restaurant with authenic Xi'an food.

In the afternoon, head for the Xian Museum. Xi'an Museum has an overall coverage of 245 hectares, which was officially opened to the public in May 2007. This museum collectively reflects the long history of Xi'an city and consists of three main parts of the small Wild Goose Pagoda, which is the national key protection culture unit, the ancient building groups of Jianfu Temple, and the modern culture relic exhibition hall.

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The last stop is Muslim Quarter. The Muslim Quarter is the largest of the old city's neighborhoods. It's a confusing array of narrow alleys that are wonderful to wander in, get lost, and stumble upon surprising discoveries. Muslim Quarter houses a large number of important Christian institutions. The Muslim quarter begins at the northern city wall, goes south to the northern and western walls of the Temple Mount, to Hashalshelet Street, where the Jewish Quarter begins. To the West, it runs to Beit Chabad Street, which runs between it and the Christian Quarter.

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Drive you back to your hotel.

Day 6. Xian Departure

  • Place&Transport: Xian
  • Today's Activities: Xian Ancient City Wall, Bell Tower & Drum Tower Square
  • Accommondation: N/A
  • Meal: N/A

After breakfast, our tour guide will meet you at your hotel lobby and your tour start.

Today your first destination is the Ancient City Wall. as one of the UNESCO's World Heritage Site, Xi'an Ancient City Wall was built in the 14th century, under the regime of Emperor Zhuyuanzhang in Ming dynasty, had the function of protecting the cities or towns as military defense systems in ancient China. Xi'an Ancient City Wall is one of the oldest, largest and best preserved Chinese city walls.

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Continue your tour to Bell Tower, which located in south east of the Drum Tower. In Chinese history from Ming Dynasty, each city had a bell tower and a drum tower. The bell was sounded at dawn and the drum at dusk each day in ancient time, a means of telling time. Xian was not exception. The Bell Tower and Drum Tower of Xi'an date back to the Ming dynasty (1368-1644). The two are located in the center of the Xian city connecting the four roads from east, south, west and north within the city wall. Atop the Bell Tower you will have a panoramic view of the Xian City. A number of highlighted cultural relics are exhibited in Xi'an Bell Tower, including a huge bell, inscribed steles and couplets hung on the column, all of which are of high historical and cultural values. Between the Drum Tower and the Bell Tower, there is a square with grass, dotted with greenbelt beautiful acouto-optic fountain, which is a good place for leisure and entertainment for citizens.

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After the tour, you will be taken back to your hotel or transfer to Xian airport (based on your requirments)!

Price Per Person in US Dollars

Price Includes

1. All transfer and city transportation
2. Air-conditioned car or van
3. Hotels specified in the itinerary, all based
    on two persons sharingone standard room;
4. Meals specified in the itinerary: Western
    breakfast in hotels Chinese lunch and
    dinner in local restaurants
5. Sightseeing: All arrangements mentioned
    in the itinerary will be covered All first
    admission/entrance fees in the itinerary
6. Tour guide: Conducted by a professional
    tour guide


Price Excludes

1. International air-tickets
2. Airport departure tax.
3. International or domestic air tickets which
    are not listed in the itinerary.
4. Insurance coverage of personal loss, illness
    or damages incurred during your trip
5. Tips to the tour guide and driver
6. Meals not specified in the itinerary.
7. Personal expenses: phone bills, laundry,
    optional tours, postage, excess baggage
    charge, entertainment fees out of the
    itinerary.
8. Single Room Supplement.

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