Beijing and Xi’an highlights 5 days

Beijing operaThe Great wall near Beijing and Xi’an’s Terracotta army are silent witnesses of ancient times ruled by emperors. Nowadays Beijing and Xi’an are modern cities dominated by busy traffic and modern shopping malls. However, a glimpse of past times can be seen in the green parks with men walking their birds cages and daily life in the back streets.

Highlight tour Beijing and Xi’an

  • Day 1 transfer from Beijing airport. The hotel in Beijing is a renovated former family residence built in Qing style, located in a hutong.
  • Day 2 Beijing: visit the Great wall and Summerpalace by private car and/or public transport, with (or without) guide
  • Day 3 Beijing: guided trip with metro, bus and bicycle taxi to visit the Forbidden city, Tiananmen sqare and the Temple of heaven. In the afternoon a transfer to trainstation for the evening train to Xi’an (softsleepers)
  • Day 4 Xi’an: Car (no guide) to terracotta army in the morning, free afternoon
  • Day 5: Transfer to Xi’an airport
  • Price

    2 people – 5300 Chinese RMB per person, 4 people- 3900 RMB per person
    Including: hotels including breakfast, 2 private daytrips with guide in Beijing, transfers according to program
    Excluding: entrance fees, meals, optional tours, tips for guide/driver.

    Special interest tours in Beijing

  • Bike through the hutongs and experience daily life of families who have been living there since generations
  • Discover Beijing by night and bike along the wonderfully lit up Forbidden city, Tiananmen square and other bright streets. End the tour with a snack at the Wangfujing nightmarket.
  • Walk through the hutongs and visit temples on the way
  • Art district 798, visit the former factories now transformed into artist’s workspaces, galleries and hip restaurants. During the walk you’ll hear more about 798’s history and the development of Chinese modern art.
  • Join a tea ceremony
  • Have a calligraphy class
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