The Price Based on 2 Persons in a Private Tour for 4 Star Hotel.
Explore Longmen Grottoes, one of the finest examples of Chinese Buddhist art.
Visit Shaolin Temple, a fascinating place to learn about the origins of Buddhism and the discipline of Kung Fu.
Visit the Xiangguo Monastery, one of the top ten Monastery in China.
Visit the Terracotta Warriors - the most significant archaeological excavations of the 20th century. It is listed as UNESCO in 1987 as one of the world's cultural heritage.
Today your travel begins with a welcome meeting at airport. After checking in the hotel, rest of your time is free to explore the Charming Xi'an, an ancient city with a long history and colorful culture. There are many historical sites worth visiting.
After breakfast, we will take train to Luoyang, upon arrival, head to Longmen Grottoes, one of the finest examples of Chinese Buddhist art, which are as many as 100,000 statues within the 2,345 caves, ranging from an 1 inch (25 mm) to 57 feet (17 m) in height and nearly 2,500 stelaes and inscriptions. This is a visual feast for those who 'd like to visit Buddhist statues.
After breakfast, we will head out to White Horse Temple (Baima Temple), considered by most believers as "the cradle of Chinese Buddhism" where you can enjoy all kinds of statues.
Then, move on to the next spot: Shaolin Temple, a fascinating place to learn about the origins of Buddhism and the discipline of Kung Fu. You will be amazed by the pagoda forest celebrating numerous eminent monks over 1200 years. 20mins Kung Fu Show bring all those action movies to life.
After visiting, drive you to Kaifeng for overnight stay.
Morning pick you up from the hotel and take you to visit the Memorial Temple of Lord Bao, this buildings tell the legendary stories of Lord Bao.
Then we will visit the Xiangguo Monastery, one of the top ten Monastery in China, Xiangguo Monastery used to be one of the famous centers of Buddhism in ancient China.
The final site we will visit today is Qingming Riverside Landscape Garden, It is the first antique theme park in China based on paintings. Reproduced the folk customs, lifestyle, as well as the culture of the Song Dynasty.
Say goodbye to Kaifeng and take the morning train to our next stop Xian.
Afterwards, drive to the Ancient City Wall, the most well-preserved city wall and the largest ancient military defensive systems in the world. You will have a bird's-eye view of panorama of Xi'an city when wandering along the city wall. Afterwards, wandering through the tight and interesting Muslim Quarter Streets to experience the local lifestyle. Street vendors selling all sorts of goods from souvenirs, hand crafted products and local snacks. You need to bargain with the vendors if you are buying goods.
In the evening, enjoy a delicious dinner and have a good rest in the hotel.
Have breakfast in the hotel, then we drive to the famous Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses Museum, one of the eight wonders of the world. Be excited to observe China's first emperor - Emperor Qin's great army of 8000 life-sized terracotta soldiers and horses in three burial pits. Afterwards,we continue to Huaqing Hot Spring in Mt Lishan. In ancient time, emperors used to come here to bathe and enjoy the scenic beauty. It has become a favorite spa since the Tang Dynasty.
Today is an another day to explore the history and culture in Xi' an.
We will visit Shaanxi Provincial Museum, one of the major museums in China. It is home to numerous unearthed cultural artifacts and represents the imposing image of a 13-dynasties capital.
After lunch in the local restaurant, head to the Big Wild Goose Pagoda with 7 floors in total. It is the traditional Chinese style decorated with some Buddha statues, where Tourists can see variety of Buddha statues and have panoramic Xi'an city at the top floor.
Spend the other whole day exploring culture and customer in Xi'an.
First we pay a visit to Qian Tomb, lies on Liangshan Hill, about 80 kilometers from Xi'an. It took 23 years to complete Qian Tomb.
Afterwards, head up to the Hanyang Tomb, which is the one of the largest ancient tombs of the Western Han Dynasty ever discovered.
Today our journey comes to an end after a good breakfast. You will be transferred to the airport or train station based on your schedule.
Private transportation through out the itinerary. SRT will arrange for all travelers to be met on arrival and seen off on departure based on your flight info.
Shared accommodations in well located, tourist to superior class hotels include breakfast, service charge and government tax.
All entrance fees(shuttle bus) sightseeing; excursions and activities as per the itinerary
2nd class express train from Xi'an to Luoyang, and Luoyang to Xi'an listed in the itinerary.
Private friendly and professional English-Speaking guides (French, Italy, Russian, German can be arranged per your request)
Visa support letter for you to apply Chinese visa easily.
Travel and health insurance when travel with us.
8, A 24/7 helpline while you are traveling.
International and domestic flights not indicated.
Food, Lunch or dinner not specified
Tips or gratuities for guides and drivers
Personal expenses and the other tours or activities not mentioned
We will upgrade trains to 1st class where available if book the tour 5 months in advance of departure.
There is no problem to travel Silk Road during Ramadan.
Complimentary 2 bottles of water each person on daily use.
We will use business MPV to luxurious coaches and trains.
All the hotels we selected are 4-5star well-located in the city center with good and proper breakfast for our clients.
Our guides are very friendly, knowledgeable, helpful. And our group tours will be escorted from SRT.
Generally speaking Mid March—End Oct are the best time to visit Silk Road. And we strongly suggest you come in May, June, October to avoid the heat and crowd. No need to worry about high altitude along the Silk Road. We will prepare Oxygen bags if the package includes Xiahe, Qinghai Lake and Taxkorgan County.
We offer beneficial Cancellation Policy to our customers.