4-day Xian Village Tour

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This 4-day tour is a perfect balance of the Chinese history and a cultural village in central China. You will discover the 2500-year-old history of China and witness how the local peasants live on their fantastic paintings.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 (B, L)
Arrival / Xi'an  
   
Transfer: by plane - own arrangement
Program: Be met at the airport and transfer to hotel check in.

Day 2 (B, L)
Xi'an

Program: After breakfast, you will set off to visit the Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum. Back to downtown for lunch. Afternoon visit Bell Tower, Ancient City Wall, Muslim Quarters.

Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum - One of the most important archaeological finds in the 20 th century; an army of terra-cotta warriors and the bronze chariots entombed in vast underground vaults at emperor Qin's tomb since 2200 year ago.
Bell Tower - first built in 1384, the largest and best preserved of its kind.
Ancient City Wall - The best-kept and biggest city walls in China.

Day 3 (B, L)
Xi'an

Program: Today, you will take a full day excursion to Huxian, a village famous for the farmer painting. It is also a typical village in central China and buildings are all well kept in local style. Transfer back to downtown in the late afternoon.

Huxian village - 40km southwest of Xian, Huxian is renowned for its farmer paintings. The farmer painting oringinated from traditional folk arts such as paper cutting, embroidering, calligraphy, etc. but  more bright in color and usually record farmers' daily life. Many of them have been collected by national and international art museums, galleries and individuals.

Day 4
Xi'an / Exit    

 Transfer: by plane - own arrangement
Program: Today, you will go to visit Hanyanling Tomb before taking flight to next destination. En route, a visit to the Cave Dweling will be made. Cave Dwellings are common in Shaanxi and Shanxi Provinces where the loess is quite compacted. Cave houses have been in use for centuries, but since 1950s, cave houses are replaced by new style houses and can only be found in some certain areas only.

Hanyangling Tomb - It is a magnificent and abundant cultural relic, comprising the emperor's tomb, empress' tomb, the south and north burial pits, ceremonial site, human sacrifice graveyard and criminals' cemetery. The mausoleum is neatly arranged, centered with the emperor's tomb, revealing the strict hierarchical social structure.

Trip ends.

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