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Beijing & Xi'an Short Stay

  • Duration

    7 days
  • Tour Type

    Short Stay
  • Tour Style

    Classic
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Travel to Beijing and stroll through Tiananmen Square to the Forbidden City, visit the Temple of Heaven and see the exquisite Summer Palace before flying to the former imperial capital of Xian. Whilst in Xian, visit the Terracotta Warriors followed by a visit to the ancient city wall and a stroll through the Muslim Quarter.

Coronavirus Update for China

China currently has one of the lowest rates of new infections with 63 new daily infections reported yesterday* which makes us optimistic that we will return to life as normal and be able to enjoy our dream holidays soon. *Correct as of 8 January 2020.

Tour Itinerary

This extension is suitable for those who wish to visit two of the top destinations and cities in China: Beijing and Xian. This extension is private and therefore not all meals are included, which gives you the opportunity to occasionally select your own dining venue, allowing you to immerse further into Chinese culture.

  • Day 1

    Beijing

    Day 1 Beijing

    Transfer from the airport to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure.

  • Day 2

    Discover Beijing

    Day 2 Discover Beijing

    Start your sightseeing at Beijing's symbolic heart, Tiananmen Square, followed by the treasure-filled Forbidden City where you will pass under the famous portrait of Chairman Mao as you enter through the main gate. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon exploring the idyllic gardens of the Summer Palace before sampling the delicious local speciality, Peking Duck, this evening. (B,L,D)

  • Day 3

    The Great Wall

    Days 3 The Great Wall

    This morning is dedicated to China's most iconic sight - the Great Wall. Taking a walk on this incredible structure is the best way to appreciate both the wall itself and the stunning scenery that it crosses. This afternoon visit the Ming Tombs and the Sacred Way (B,L).

  • Day 4

    The Temple of Heaven

    Day 4 The Temple of Heaven

    Start today's explorations with a visit to China's most renowned Buddhist Temple outside of Tibet, the Lama Temple. Later, soak up the harmonious ambience of the Temple of Heaven, an orderly oasis in a bustling urban landscape. (B,L)

  • Day 5

    Fly to Xian

    Day 5 Fly to Xian

    Enjoy some time at leisure in Beijing before your flight to the illustrious and age-old city of Xian. (B)

  • Day 6

    Terracotta Warriors

    Day 6 Terracotta Warriors

    Spend the morning visiting the enigmatic ranks of the life-like warriors and horses of the Terracotta Army, standing in their original formations at the exact location they were excavated. Later, take a stroll on the 14th century city wall that enclose Xian's old town and wander through the lively Muslim Quarter to explore the Islamic food markets. This evening enjoy a performance of Tang Dynasty dancing. (B,L)

  • Day 7

    Depart Xian

    Day 7 Depart Xian

    Check out of your hotel and transfer to the airport where your arrangements end. (B)

The best times to visit China are in spring (April to May) and autumn, (September to October) when temperatures are warm and humidity low.

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  • 20°c
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  • 24°c
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  • 26°c
  • 185mm
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  • 25°c
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  • 20°c
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  • 5°c
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  • Beijing
  • -1°c
  • 3mm
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