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.
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.
Transfer from the airport to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure.
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)
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).
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)
Enjoy some time at leisure in Beijing before your flight to the illustrious and age-old city of Xian. (B)
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)
Check out of your hotel and transfer to the airport where your arrangements end. (B)
Places Visited: Beijing (4N) - Xian (2N)
All of our tour departures include international flights and taxes in the price. If the dates we have available for this tour don't suit your needs, or you are not sure travelling as part of a group is for you, maybe a Private Tour would be more ideal. If your tour departs in less than 30 days, please call our travel experts to book.
Find a tour with the same inclusion cheaper and we will match it AND give you a reward. We will match the price of any Wendy Wu Tour quoted elsewhere. The price of your tour will never rise after you've paid. With our Flexible Booking Guarantee book with confidence with low deposits, free changes and late final payment. See full terms and conditions.
Fetching Price Information - please wait
There are no dedicated Solo departures for this year. You can enjoy any of our tours with no Single Supplement on our Happy to Share option or explore the solo departures in other years.
Read our latest articles or travel inspiration, exciting news about our destinations and all things Wendy Wu Tours