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4 Days Xian Folk Culture private package tour

Xian four days packaged trip focused on local folk culture

Tour code: XA-PH-02Folk
Focus: Xian four days private tour focused on local folk culture, 4 days trip to Xian about local folk culture, 4 days Xian private tour
Updated: 2018-January-19

Tour Profile

  • Tour type: Xian private tour
  • Departure: daily
  • Duration: four days
  • Escorted: yes
  • Language: English
  • Level: easy
  • Kids or elders: possible
  • Starting place:  Xian Airport
  • End place:  Xian Airport


Brief Itinerary

Day 1. Be met from airport. Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Folk Culture Garden.
Day 2. Xian Ancient Wall, Museum of Intangible Cultural Heritage, Stele Museum to enjoy Chinese Handwriting.  (Breakfast, Lunch)
Day 3. Terracotta Warriors Museum, Shannxi History Museum, Dumpling Dinner, Enjoy Qin Opera.  (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 4. Be met from hotel and transfer to airport. Service end.  (Breakfast)

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1. Arrival, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Folk Culture Garden .
Big Wild Goose PagodaBe met from Xian Xianyang International Airport.

Drive to visit Big Wild Goose Pagoda. Originally built in 652 of Tang Dynasty, the pagoda is functioned to collect Buddhist materials that were taken from India by the hierarch Xuanzang. The pagoda is a well-preserved ancient building and a holy place for Buddhists. The present 7-storey Pagoda was built with layers of bricks without any cement in between. Now it is Landmark of the Xian.

Then visit a garden about local folk culture. This park displays the Shanxi local folk culture with the sculpture art, including the famous Shanxi eight strange folk customs: noodle is like belt, GuoKui is like pot, pepper is a dish, people wear handkerchiefs on their heads, etc.

Be transferred back to hotel.

Day 2.Xian Ancient Wall, Museum of Intangible Cultural Heritage, Stele Museum.
Xian City WallBe met from hotel lobby at 08:30am.

Morning visit of Xian City Wall. With a history of 600 years, Xian City Wall is the oldest, largest and best preserved city wall of China. It was used to be an important military defensive system to fortify the city. The Ancient City Wall boasts the gates, tunnels and watch towers. The South Gate and North Gate are the two main entrances to the inner city.

Then visit Museum of Intangible Cultural Heritage. The museums collects more than 20,000 pieces of works, tools, including raw materials and graphic materials provided by 1,000 folk artists and heirs in Xian. The exhibits include traditional paper cutting, embroidery, kites, flour, clay, doll whistles and nuclear carving, and so on. Many old objects that can hardly be found in modern life are also seen in the museum.

Visit stele Museum to enjoy Chinese Handwriting. The Stele Forest is the largest stone stele library in China with 3000 steles in the museum. Most of the steles are from the Han Dynasty, the Tang Dynasty and the successive dynasties. Covering an area of 31,000 square meters, the building of museum a classical courtyard styled.

Be transferred to hotel after the tour. 
(Breakfast, Lunch)

Day 3. Terracotta Warriors Museum, Shannxi History Museum, Dumpling Dinner, Enjoy Qin Opera.
Terracotta Warriors and Horse MuseumBe met from hotel lobby at 08:30am.

Drive to visit Terracotta Warriors and Horse Museum. Terracotta Warriors is the Eighth Wonder of the World, because of its historical significance and uniqueness. It is the a form of funerary art buried with Emperor Qin Shihuang, the first unifier of China dating back to 210 BC. More than 6,000 different looking pottery figures depict the history of the Qin Dynasty from 221 BC-206 BC. Every figure differs from those around in facial features and expression, clothing, hairstyle, and gestures. 130 chariots with 520 horses and 150 cavalry horses are scatted in three excavated pits.

Then visit Shannxi History Museum. Shannxi History Museum is the first huge state museum with modern facilities in China, featuring an architectural style of the Tang Dynasty. It is the best cultural heritage of Shaanxi Province and shows the systematic development process of Chinese civilization. The museum houses over 300,000 items including murals, paintings, pottery, coins, as well as bronze, gold, and silver objects.

Shannxi History MuseumHave Dumpling Dinner and Enjoy Qin Opera.
Chinese Dumpling is traditional food for Chinese New Year. With a history of about 1800 years, Chinese Dumpling had become a symbol of Chinese culture, expressing the people's wish for happy life. With different tastes, appearances and cooking techniques, dumpling dinner become a unmissable authentic dainty for travelers to Xian.

Qinqiang Opera is one of the oldest operas in Norwest area of China. It appeared in West Zhou Dynasty(1046BC-771BC) and became popular in the Qin Dynasy(216BC-207BC). There are 13 kinds of characters in Qinqiang Opera. The songs are bold and touching, the music is colorful and elegant, and the performances are simple, rough, delicate, profound and full of exaggeration.

Be transferred to hotel after the tour. 
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 4. Departure
Be picked up from your hotel and transfer to airport for departure.
(Breakfast)

Quotation

(USD/person,        Validity:December-31,2018 ,
Exchange rate: 1 USD = 6.3 RMB,       Editor: Mr.Jasper ,          Updated: 2018-January-19)

Cost based on one shopping stop per day

  • Super Deluxe
  • No. P S L
    1 1140 1059 997
    2 648 608 577
    3 605 565 534
    4 567 527 496
    5 541 501 470
    6 526 485 455
    7 516 476 445
    8 504 464 433
    9 496 455 424
    10 453 417 381
    16 431 395 360
    26 403 367 331
    Single S. 247
    Sofitel
  • Deluxe
  • No. P S L
    1 1030 949 883
    2 594 553 520
    3 550 510 476
    4 512 472 439
    5 486 446 413
    6 471 431 397
    7 462 421 388
    8 449 409 376
    9 441 401 367
    10 396 362 334
    16 374 340 312
    26 346 312 284
    Single S. 192
    Grand_Mercure
  • Standard
  • No. P S L
    1 973 930 859
    2 565 544 508
    3 522 500 465
    4 484 462 427
    5 458 436 401
    6 443 421 385
    7 433 412 376
    8 421 399 364
    9 413 391 355
    10 377 357 327
    16 355 336 305
    26 327 308 277
    Single S. 163
    Grand_Dynasty
  • Comfort
  • No. P S L
    1 868 849 840
    2 513 503 498
    3 469 460 455
    4 431 422 417
    5 405 396 391
    6 390 381 376
    7 381 371 366
    8 368 359 354
    9 360 351 346
    10 322 312 298
    16 300 290 276
    26 272 262 248
    Single S. 111
    Minxing
  • Budget
  • No. P S L
    1 821 802 802
    2 489 479 479
    3 446 436 436
    4 408 398 398
    5 382 372 372
    6 366 357 357
    7 357 347 347
    8 345 335 335
    9 336 327 327
    10 307 307 298
    16 286 286 276
    26 258 258 248
    Single S. 87
    7_Sages
Note: Above normal tour cost include one shopping stop (40 minutes) per day. No push on buying. Please book the following no shopping tour if you are not interested in local art crafts shopping.

Cost for no shopping tour
  • Super Deluxe
  • No. P S L
    1 1227 1146 1084
    2 692 652 621
    3 629 588 557
    4 585 544 514
    5 555 515 484
    6 538 497 466
    7 527 486 455
    8 513 473 442
    9 504 463 432
    10 460 424 388
    16 436 400 365
    26 406 370 334
    Single S. 247
    Sofitel
  • Deluxe
  • No. P S L
    1 1117 1037 970
    2 637 597 564
    3 574 534 500
    4 530 490 456
    5 501 460 427
    6 483 443 409
    7 472 431 398
    8 458 418 385
    9 449 409 375
    10 403 369 341
    16 379 345 317
    26 349 315 287
    Single S. 192
    Grand_Mercure
  • Standard
  • No. P S L
    1 1060 1017 946
    2 609 587 552
    3 546 524 488
    4 502 480 444
    5 472 451 415
    6 455 433 397
    7 443 422 386
    8 430 408 373
    9 420 399 363
    10 384 365 334
    16 360 341 310
    26 330 311 280
    Single S. 163
    Grand_Dynasty
  • Comfort
  • No. P S L
    1 956 937 927
    2 556 547 542
    3 493 484 479
    4 449 440 435
    5 420 410 405
    6 402 393 388
    7 391 381 377
    8 377 368 363
    9 368 359 354
    10 329 319 305
    16 305 295 281
    26 275 265 251
    Single S. 111
    Minxing
  • Budget
  • No. P S L
    1 908 889 889
    2 533 523 523
    3 469 460 460
    4 425 416 416
    5 396 386 386
    6 378 369 369
    7 367 358 358
    8 354 344 344
    9 344 335 335
    10 315 315 305
    16 291 291 281
    26 261 261 251
    Single S. 87
    7_Sages

Note
Above price is base double or twin sharing room.
Single S. = extra cost needed when you need one single room.
No. = Number of travelers,
P= Peak season ( April, May, September, October )
S=Shoulder Season ( March, June, July, August, November )
L=Low season ( December,  January,  February )
The price of No.10 refers to cost for 10 to 15 travelers.
The price of No.16 refers to cost for 16 to 26 travelers.
The price of No.26 refers to cost for 26 to 40 travelers.
Tour cost is subject to change before final confirmation.
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  • Include ↓
  • Hotel accommodation,
  • Air-conditioned private car or van,
  • Admission fee of mentioned attractions,
  • English-speaking tour guide,
  • Meals as mentioned,
  • Fuel, expressway cost and parking cost,
  • Pick-up from and transfer back to your hotel.
  • Exclude ↓
  • Gratuities to guides and drivers,
  • Personal expense.