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8-Day Private Tour to Beijing,Datong and Xi'an by Bullet Train

Visit highlights of China including the Beijing,Datong and Xi'an by Bullet Train with this 8 days private tour from Beijing.

You will be picked up from Beijing hotel and dropped off at Xi'an hotel.

per adult from

$2,493

AUD

Duration

8 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • 7x Lunch
    • The private car and private guide
    • The entrance ticket
    • The train tickets with the second class ticket
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Entry/Admission - Forbidden City-The Palace Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Heaven
    • Entry/Admission - Mutianyu Great Wall
    • Entry/Admission - Ming Tombs (Ming Shishan Ling)
    • Entry/Admission - Lama Temple (Yonghegong)
    • Entry/Admission - Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
    • Entry/Admission - Back Lakes (Hou Hai)
    • Entry/Admission - Nanluoguxiang
    • Entry/Admission - Yungang Grottoes
    • Entry/Admission - Huayan Temple of Datong
    • Entry/Admission - Nine Dragon Screen
    • Entry/Admission - Datong City Walls
    • Entry/Admission - Hengshan Hanging Temple (Xuankong si)
    • Entry/Admission - Ying Xian Wooden Pagoda
    • Entry/Admission - The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses
    • Entry/Admission - Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang)
    • Entry/Admission - Tomb of Emperor Jingdi (Hanyangling)
    What's excluded :
    • The hotel and dinner

  • Day 1: Beijing. O/N Beijing

    Stop At: Beijing, Beijing
    At 09:00am, our guide will meet you at your Beijing hotel lobby and start this 1 day Forbidden City and Temple of Heaven city tour.
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Forbidden City-The Palace Museum, No.4 Jingshanqian Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100009 China
    Firstly, we will visit the Forbidden City, also known as the Palace Museum, and Gu Gong in Chinese, lies at the city center of Beijing, and once served as the imperial palace for 24 emperors during the Ming and Qing Dynasties (1368 - 1911). It was first built throughout 14 years during the reign of Emperor Chengzu in the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). Ancient Chinese Astronomers believed that the Purple Star (Polaris) was in the center of heaven and the Heavenly Emperor lived in the Purple Palace. The Palace for the emperor on earth was so called the Purple City. It was forbidden to enter without special permission of the emperor. Hence its name 'The Purple Forbidden City', usually 'The Forbidden City'.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Jingshan Park (Jingshan Gongyuan), No.44 Jingshanxi Street, Xicheng District, Beijing 100009 China
    Next, go to Jingshan Park which is a beautiful royal landscape garden. Covering an area of 57 acres (about 230,000 square meters), the park stands on the central point of the south-north axis of the city and faces the north gate of the Forbidden City. It is found on Jingshan Hill, which was originally named Wansui Hill (Long Live Hill), Zhen Hill or Meishan Hill (Coal Hill). The mid summit of the hill is the highest point in Beijing. Looking from the peak, you will able to get a full and clear view of the Forbidden City.
    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang), West Changan Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100006 China
    And then, we will head to Tiananmen Square is the large plaza near the centre of Beijing named after the Tiananmen (literally translated as the “Gate of Heavenly Peace”). It sits to the city's north, separating it from the Forbidden City. As a symbol it has great cultural significance, as it was the site of several key events in Chinese history.


    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Temple of Heaven, Tiantan Road, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100050 China
    After the lunch, we will visit The Temple of Heaven, literally the Altar of Heaven, is a complex of Taoist buildings situated in south-eastern urban Beijing, known as the Xuanwu District. The complex was visited by the Emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties for annual ceremonies of prayer to Heaven for good harvest. It is regarded as a Taoist temple, although the Chinese Heaven worship by the reigning monarch “ohe day” pre-dates Taoism. The Temple of Heaven is a must-see attraction in Beijing!
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 2: Beijing. O/N Beijing

    Stop At: Beijing, Beijing
    In the morning,our tour guide can meet you at your hotel lobby at 9:00am then transfer to Mutianyu great wall, need 90 minutes driving,80km.
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Mutianyu Great Wall, Mutianyu Village, Bohai Town, Huairou District, Beijing China
    When you reach the Mutianyu Great wall and you will take the chairlift up and toboggan town.
    The Great Wall at Mutianyu was built and restored in the early Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644) and is one of the most famous sections of the Wall. Roam the ancient structure and learn the history and facts that make its so famous. Your professional guide will be able to answer any questions and offer exclusive stories and facts about the Mutianyu Great Wall.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Ming Tombs (Ming Shishan Ling), Ming Shisan Ling Area, Changling Town, Changping District, Beijing 102213 China
    At 13:00 you will enjoy a lunch at a local countryside restaurant before heading to the Ming Tombs. The Ming Tombs lie in Changping County, about 50-kilometers northwest from the urban area of Beijing. The site is a tomb cluster of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), including 13 emperor's mausoleums, seven tombs for concubines and one grave for eunuchs. Located at the foot of Mount Yan, the surrounding area is extremely beautiful.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Beijing, Beijing
    At the end, your guide will escort you to your Beijing hotel.
    Duration: 17 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 3: Beijing. O/N Beijing.

    Stop At: Beijing, Beijing
    Our tour guide and driver will meet you at your Beijing hotel at 9:00am and driving to the Beijing Lama Temple, need 18 minutes driving, 6km.
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Lama Temple (Yonghegong), No.12 Yonghegong Street, Beixinqiao, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100007 China
    Discover the very best of Beijing on this 1-day private sightseeing tour. Begin the day at the calming Lama Temple and learn the site's fascinating history.
    The Yonghe Temple, also known as the Yonghe Lamasery, or popularly as the Lama Temple, is a temple and monastery of the Gelug school of Tibetan Buddhism located in Dongcheng District, Beijing, China. The building and artwork of the temple is a combination of Han Chinese and Tibetan styles.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Summer Palace (Yiheyuan), No.19 Xinjian Gongmen Road, Haidian District, Beijing 100080 China
    Afterwards,we will head to the expansive Summer Palace which is covering an area of 2.9 square kilometers, 3 quarters of which is water: Kunming Lake. This artificial lake was created by extending an existing body of water to imitate the West Lake in Hangzhou.
    The Summer Palace was Situated in the Haidian District northwest of Beijing, Summer Palace is 15 kilometers (9 miles) from the downtown area. Being the largest and most well-preserved royal park in China, it greatly influences Chinese horticulture and landscape with its famous natural views and cultural interests, which also has long been recognized as 'The Museum of Royal Gardens'.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Back Lakes (Hou Hai), Shicha Lake Scenic Resort, Xicheng District, Beijing 100009 China
    And then, take the private car to Hou hai alke area and do the rickshaw hutong tour, a Hutong tour will definitely provide you with a chance to mingle with local residents and get a unique travel experience in the intricate winding Hutongs. They are maze-like, deep and exactly as they were a long time ago, recording the history of the city. Even today, there are many residents reluctant to move from their beloved Hutongs. You can visit a local family's house to experience authentic Beijing life and stop every now and then to take pictures.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Nanluoguxiang, Nanluoguo Xiang, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100009 China
    Next, go to Nanluoguxiang and If you're keen on retail therapy, one must-see hutong is Nanluoguxiang in the Gulou, or Drum and Bell Tower, district, which has several kilometers of shops, galleries and cafés that range from the chic to the kitschy. You'll find lots of cool T-shirts here (Plastered has a good line) featuring tricked-out images of everything from Mao Zedong to garden gnomes.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Beijing, Beijing
    At the end, your guide will escort you to your hotel.
    Duration: 17 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 4: Beijing--Datong. O/N Datong.

    Stop At: Beijing North Railway Station, Bei Jing Bei Zhan, Xicheng Qu, Beijing Shi, China
    In the morning around 7:30am,we(Driver only, no guide) will drive to Beijing Railway Station, where a train to Datong is waiting for you(G2505 8:40-11:00am). The train takes around 2.5 hours.
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Datong Railway Station Parking Lot, 62 Che Zhan Lu, Datong Huizutuzuzizhixian, Xining Shi, Qinghai Sheng, China, 810100
    Upon arrival at Datong, you will be picked up on time with our Datong local guide and transferred to Datong hotel.
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Yungang Grottoes, Wuzhou Mountain, Urban Area, Datong 37000 China
    After the hotel checking in and have short a break. We will visit the Yungang Grottoes first by today.
    Upon arrival at the Yungang Grottoes, our guide will accompany you as you to go around viewing more than 59,000 solemn Buddha statues made during the Northern Wei Dynasty (386 - 534). Considered to be a treasure house of Buddhist arts, Yungang Grottoes took over 70 years to reach the present scale. The sculptures there integrate the superb artistry of Northern Wei and showcase the atmospheric and imperial style. You are sure to feel astonished by the magnificent scene there.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Huayan Temple of Datong, Daxi Street, Urban Area, Datong 037004 China
    And then, after admiring the sculptural arts of the Northern Wei Dynasty, you will then be guided to Huayan Monastery to appreciate the architectural style created during the Liao Dynasty (907 - 1125). You will also see a statue of Bodhisattva with a grin on her face, which makes it stand out from the rest.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Nine Dragon Screen, Yanghe Street, Cheng District, Datong 037000 China
    After lunch, we will head for the Nine-Dragon Wall which used to be a giant screen in front of a prince's mansion 600 years ago.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Datong City Walls, Centre of Datong, Urban Area, Datong 037000 China
    At the end of the day, we will round off today's Datong tour with the Ancient City Wall and then take you back to your hotel.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 5: Datong. O/N Datong.

    Stop At: Datong, Datong, Shanxi
    In the morning at 9am, our guide will meet you at the hotel lobby and transfer to Hanging Monastery, need 90 minutes driving, 84km.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Hengshan Hanging Temple (Xuankong si), Hengshan, Datong China
    The renowned Hanging Monastery, which looks like a grand relief inlaid on the steep cliff. It will be a thrilling experience to go along the hanging walkways to visit each hall of the temple. It is unique that the hierarchs of Buddhism, Taoism and Confucianism are worshiped here together.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Ying Xian Wooden Pagoda, 76km (47 miles) south of Datong, Datong China
    Then we will take a car ride to Yingxian County to see the famous Wooden Pagoda. It is the oldest wooden tower in China, which has been around for nearly 1,000 years, and not a single nail was used during its construction.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Baicaokoucun, Dai County, Xinzhou, Shanxi, China
    The often-hostile nomadic tribes to the north meant that some regions of Shanxi Province used to be vital battlefields in the past. After lunch, we will continue our journey to the military fortresses in rural areas. Firstly, we will stop at the Guangwu Fort with tall walls surrounding the present Guangwu Village. After that, the guide will accompany you to take a one-hour hike on the wild Baicaokou Great Wall which has experienced the great vicissitudes of history and retains its original appearance.

    At this, you will take a 2-hour car ride back to your hotel.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 6: Datong--Xi'an. O/N Xi'an

    Stop At: Datong Railway Station Parking Lot, 62 Che Zhan Lu, Datong Huizutuzuzizhixian, Xining Shi, Qinghai Sheng, China, 810100
    In the morning around 9:00am,we(driver only, no guide, the train is: D2581 10:50-16:58) drive you to Datong Railway Station where a train to Xi'an is waiting for you. The train takes around 6 hours.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Xi'an North Railway Station Parking Lot, Shang Xin Lu, Weiyang Qu, Xian Shi, Shaanxi Sheng, China
    Upon arrival at Xi'an, you will be picked up on time and transferred to the Xi'an hotel(driver only, no guide).
    Duration: 20 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 7: Xi'an. O/N Xi'an.

    Stop At: Xi'an, Xi'an, Shaanxi
    In the morning,our tour guide can meet you at your Xi'an hotel lobby at 9:00am then transfer to Terracotta Warriors Museum, need 80 minutes driving,45km.
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses, Qinling North Road, Lintong District, Xi'an 710600 China
    We reserve tickets for you online in advance and your guide will help you skip the line at the entrance of the Museum. Following your guide, you will explore the Terracotta Warriors Museum by visiting the three excavated pits, as well as the Bronze Chariots and Horses Exhibition Hall. Although the clay warriors and horses have been buried for more than 2,200 years, they are still vivid with distinct appearances. You will spend at least two and a half hours to see this amazing site.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Small Goose Pagoda, No.72 Youyi Road, Beilin District, Xi'an 710068 China
    Next, we will Transfer to Small Wild Goose Pagoda which is located inside Jianfu Temple, about one kilometer south of Xi'an city proper. It is one of the two famous and important Buddhist pagodas erected in the Tang Dynasty about 1300 years ago. Small Wild Goose Pagoda and its large neighbor, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, are two important Buddhist sites, dating back to the Tang Dynasty, 1300 years ago.

    The two pagodas were a symbol of Chang'an (Constant Peace) city. Xi'an (West Peace) was called Chang'an until the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), when Beijing became the capital of China. Chang'an had served as the capital for ten dynasties.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang), Zhongxin District, Xi'an 710001 China
    After the lunch, we will Transfer to city wall.You can walking or cycling around the wall, the bike fees you pay locally if you do that.
    The first landmark visitors will encounter in Xian is the ancient City Wall, which stretches round the old city. It is also one of the most famous attractions in Xian. Today, this wall represents one of the oldest and best preserved Chinese city walls, as well being one of the largest ancient military defensive systems in the world.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Muslim Quarter, West of Bell Drum Towers Square , Beilin District, Xi'an 710000 China
    Our last stop will be the Muslim Bazaar, the most thriving area of the city. If you are interested, you can explore the bazaar at your own pace and then return to the hotel by yourself. Our guide will give you directions for returning to your hotel. The Great Mosque and the Bell and Drum Tower Square are within walking distance of the Bazaar. There are many boutique stores at fair prices in Bazaar and also a number of excellent choices of food for dinner.


    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Xi'an, Xi'an, Shaanxi
    At the end,we drive you back to your Xi'an hotel.
    Duration: 18 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 8: Xi'an. The tour end.

    Stop At: Xi'an, Xi'an, Shaanxi
    In the morning,our tour guide will meet you at your Xi'an hotel lobby at 8:30am then transfer to Hanyanglin, need 30 minutes driving,15km.
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Tomb of Emperor Jingdi (Hanyangling), Zhanjiawan Village, Xi'an China
    We first drive for one hour to visit the Hanyangling Mausoleum, which is on the site of the Mausoleum of Western Han Emperor Liu Qi built in 153 AD. In the company of the guide, you will have a close look at the thousand-year-old tombs through the glass floors and the glass walls in the tomb pits. Besides, the advanced Spectra Vision program will reproduce the real life of the Western Han Dynasty about 2,000 years ago. We will ensure you two hours exploring the site.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Shaanxi History Museum, 91 Xiaozai E Rd, Xi'an 710061 China
    After lunch, we continue Xi'an group tour to explore Shaanxi History Museum. Unique historical and culture heritage of Shaanxi is undoubted worth the praise as treasure house of Chinese civilization, and Shaanxi History Museum is definitely a palace of art to display Shaanxi's history and culture and China's ancient civilization. There are as many as some 370,000 antiquities collected, ranging from prehistorical relics to that of the 1840s. Time spans more than one million years and the collection is superior in value, quantity, rank and species. Your guide will provide professional full explanations.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayanta), Enci Temple The southern part of Yata Road, Yanta District, Xi'an 710061 China
    Instead of entering the temple to visit the Giant Wild Goose Pagoda, we will have a photo stop here for half an hour. With suggestions from our former guests, it is enough to see the pagoda and the statue of Monk Xuanzang at the south square outside the temple. As a well-preserved ancient building and a holy place for Buddhists, the pagoda built during the Tang Dynasty was once the site for Xuanzang to translate the Buddhist sutras.

    Nowadays the Giant Wild Goose Pagoda Area has become the most popular area for both tourists and locals in Xi'an. It is truly a wonderful place to enjoy the charming night scenes and get relaxed. Around the pagoda, there is south square leading to the Great Tang All Day Mall, where you can appreciate many unique sculptures of Tang Dynasty styles and enjoy some classical music performances in public; also there is north square with the biggest musical fountain in Asia. It is free but with show time schedules. If you are interested, you may take a leisurely stroll here at night and then return to the hotel by yourself. Your guide will show you directions back.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Xi'an, Xi'an, Shaanxi
    Finally, your guide will escort you to your hotel.End of our 8 days tour services.
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    we pick up from Beijing hotel in the city central
    Departure Time :
    8:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infant seats available
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Stroller accessible
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Can add more days if you want
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by happychinatours

Activity ID: V-40944P529

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