Day 1: Meet you at you hotel and visit Shaanxi History Museum, Drum Tower, Muslim Quarter, Great Mosque and Xian Ancient City Wall.Program:
Your private tour guide and vehicle will meet you at your hotel and star the program with Shaanxi History Museum
, which holds mumerous unearthed clutural relics of China, especially about silk road trading and Tang Dynasty booming.
And then we will go to Drum Tower and Beiyuanmen Muslim Quarter
. Xian Drum Tower was built in 1380 AD, it is the most well-protected Drum Tower in China. In ancient China, Drum Tower give the correct time to Xian citizens, now you will discover China drum cultures here.
Beiyuanmen Muslim Quarter is to the north of Drum Tower, the Western Regions and Central Asia businessmen doing business and living here from Tang Dynasty, and now here is the settlement of their progeny.
We walk around Muslim Quarter, and visit the Great Mosque in Huajue Alley
, which is a small alley of Beiyuanmen. It is one of the oldest, largest and best-preserved Islamic mosques but Chinese traditional architectures in China. It is a gift from Emperor to Muslim in Tang Dynasty period (618 A.D.-907 A.D.).
At last, we will go to the Ancient City Wall of Xian
(Xian Circumvallation) which was built in Ming Dynasty (since 1370 AD). Here you could not only discover city wall defance systerm, but also biking or taking electromobile on the city wall, enjoy different parts of view in Xian and feel every brick of the wall.
Day 2: Today we will go to Terra-Cotta Warriors and Horses in Lintong County and Big Wild Goose Pagoda.Program:
After meet you at your hotel, we will drive about 1 hour to Lintong County to discover the great archaeological finding of last century - Terra-Cotta Warriors and Horses
. It is the funeary statues army of Chinese first emperor Qin Shihuang. Every statue with a real human size. Here you will discover 3 pits and one museum. You could discovery more craft, archaeology and story about Terra-Cotta Warriors and Horses.
After that, we will drive back to downtown Xian, visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda
which was widely renowned Master Xuanzang (Tripitaka) stored his classics Buddhism brought from India. Buddhism spreaded from Indian to China is an important part of story on silk road. Now many ruins alone silk road is about the spreading and sites of Buddhism, so do Big Wild Goose Pagoda.
After all program, drive back to your hotel. End of Service.