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Private Day Tour of Xian City Overview

Xi'an, CN

Private Day Tour of Xian City Overview

Xi'an, CN
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Experience the essence of Xi'an on this private day tour! Begin your adventure at the Shaanxi History Museum, where you can explore over a million years of history through the 370,000 exhibits. Marvel at the Big Wild Goose Pagoda, a famous Buddhist pagoda that dates back to the Tang Dynasty. Discover the City Wall, a military defense system that offers breathtaking views of old and modern Xi'an. End your tour at the Bell & Drum Tower Square, where you can immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of the Muslim Street. Indulge in mouthwatering local snacks and shop for exquisite handicrafts and souvenirs. With a knowledgeable guide to lead the way, you'll gain a deep understanding of Xi'an's rich history and culture. Book this tour now and embark on an unforgettable journey through time.

About this experience

  • Free Cancellation For a full refund cancel at least before the start of your booking
  • Admission Included
  • 8 hours
  • Suitable for 1-15 Participants
  • Private Tour
  • Guided Experience
  • Visit the Shaanxi History Museum and explore over a million years of Chinese history
  • Experience the beauty of the Big Wild Goose Pagoda and its surrounding area
  • Walk on the ancient Xi'an City Wall and witness the contrast between old and modern Xi'an
  • Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of the Muslim Quarter and try delicious local cuisines
  • Enjoy a comprehensive tour of Xi'an and gain a wide insight into Chinese culture and heritage
  • Private transportation
  • Bottled water
  • Professional licensed driver
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Entrance ticket fees
  • Local lunch
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Gratuities

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Immerse yourself in the rich history and vibrant culture of Xi'an with this Private Day Tour of Xi'an City. This tour offers a comprehensive exploration of the city's iconic landmarks and hidden gems, providing you with a true taste of ancient and modern China. From the Shaanxi History Museum filled with treasures from over a million years ago to the magnificent Big Wild Goose Pagoda, you'll embark on an unforgettable journey through time. Witness the grandeur of the City Wall, built centuries ago as a formidable defense system, and delve into the bustling atmosphere of the Bell & Drum Tower Square and Muslim Street. This tour is a feast for all your senses, allowing you to marvel at historic artifacts, indulge in mouthwatering local snacks, and discover unique handicrafts and souvenirs.

What to expect?

During this tour, you can expect to be enchanted by the captivating history and culture of Xi'an. You will explore the Shaanxi History Museum, which houses over 370,000 exhibits spanning prehistoric times to the 19th century, providing a fascinating glimpse into ancient Chinese civilization. The visit to the Big Wild Goose Pagoda will immerse you in the spiritual world of Buddhism and its profound influence on Chinese culture. Walking along the Xi'an City Wall, you'll witness the stark contrast between the present-day city and the ancient metropolis it once was. Finally, you will experience the vibrant atmosphere of the Muslim Street, where delectable local cuisines and vibrant market stalls await.

Who is this for?

This tour is perfect for history enthusiasts, culture seekers, and anyone curious about the ancient wonders of China. Whether you're a solo traveler, a couple, or a group of friends or family, this tour offers an enriching experience that will leave you with a deeper understanding and appreciation of Xi'an's heritage. The itinerary is designed to cater to all ages and interests, making it an inclusive experience for all. Whether it's your first time in Xi'an or you're a seasoned traveler, this tour promises to be a captivating and educational journey.

Why book this?

Booking this Private Day Tour of Xi'an City grants you exclusive access to an immersive exploration of Xi'an's most iconic sites. With a trusted and knowledgeable guide by your side, you'll gain invaluable insights into the historical and cultural significance of each location. The itinerary is meticulously planned to ensure a seamless experience, allowing you to maximize your time and fully immerse yourself in the wonders of Xi'an. Whether you're craving a deep dive into history or an exhilarating culinary adventure, this tour offers a perfect balance of both, ensuring a memorable and enriching journey.

Good to know

During the tour, make sure to wear comfortable footwear, as there will be plenty of walking involved. Don't forget to bring your camera to capture the awe-inspiring sights and moments along the way. It's also advisable to carry a bottle of water to stay hydrated throughout the day. Your knowledgeable guide will be more than happy to provide you with additional recommendations, insights, and assistance, ensuring that your experience is personalized and tailored to your preferences. Get ready to embark on an unforgettable adventure through the heart and soul of Xi'an.


Travelers who have participated in this Private Day Tour of Xi'an City have raved about the immersive experiences and captivating insights provided by the knowledgeable guides. Many have been amazed by the vast collection of artifacts at the Shaanxi History Museum, describing it as a treasure trove of Chinese history. The visit to the Big Wild Goose Pagoda has left visitors in awe of its architectural beauty and the serenity it exudes. The exploration of the City Wall has been praised for its breathtaking views and the chance to witness the stark contrast between the old and new Xi'an. The culinary delights and vibrant atmosphere of the Muslim Street have been a highlight for many, with visitors relishing in the opportunity to try authentic local delicacies and engage with the lively market atmosphere. Overall, the tour has received glowing reviews, with visitors praising it as a truly immersive and enriching experience.

How long before the event do I need to book?

  • You can book at any time before the event

Vouchers accepted in the following formats

  • Mobile

Is an adult required for the booking?

  • At least one adult or senior required per booking

Your Itinerary

Shaanxi History Museum

The tour starts with your guide and driver picking you up from your hotel at 9:00 am. Please get ready before the meeting up time so you may have more time for the tour. You will firstly visit the Shaanxi History Museum, which is the first modern national museum. It was built in 1983 and opened to the public in 1991. Now 370,000 exhibits in the museum vividly show the history of over a million years from prehistoric times (1,150,000 years ago - 21st Century BC) to about 1840 AD. As Xi’an was the capital of ancient China for 13 dynasties, the historic treasures preserved here are of great value and you can gain a wide insight into the life of ancient Chinese.

Admission Included

Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayanta)

After that you will visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda, one of the most famous Buddhist pagodas in China. Originally built in 652 AD during the reign of Emperor Gaozong of Tang Dynasty (618-907 AD), it functioned to collect Buddhist materials that were taken from India by the hierarch Xuanzang. Now the surrounding area is equipped with many entertainment and relaxation facilities. The locals enjoy spending time there, so it will be a good chance for you to mix with the local people.

Admission Included

Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang)

Then move on to the city center and visit the City Wall, which was initially built as a military defense system over 600 years ago and now it is a popular travel destination. Walking on the wall, you can easily see the vast difference between the modern Xi’an outside the wall and the old Xi’an inside. If you are daring, you may ride a bicycle to quickly tour around it.

Admission Included

Muslim Quarter

Afterwards, continue visiting the Bell & Drum Tower Square. The area is the heart and landmark of Xian. With walking distance, you can easily find a bustling and lively area, the Muslim Street. The place is packed with snack and boutique stalls, which means it is the place you try out local cuisines and buy friends and family souvenirs. Shredded Pancake in Beef Soup or Lamb Soup, Cold Noodles and Roujiamo etc. are all feasts for your mouth. Your guide will be pleased to offer you some advice and help. At last, your tour guide will transfer you back and drop you off at your hotel to conclude the amazing tour.

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