An itinerary that includes the current capital city and one of the four Great Ancient Capitals of China. Beijing and Xian not only give an excellent overview of Chinese history, but are home to two of China's most awe-inspiring sights.
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.
Make your own way to your Beijing hotel. The rest of the day is at your leisure.
Visit Tiananmen Square followed by the treasure-filled Forbidden City and 15th-century Temple of Heaven. In the evening you will sample the delicious local specialty, 'Peking Duck'.
Enjoy a walk along the Great Wall Juyongguan pass taking in the panoramic views. visit the Jade Factory. Tour the underground Ming Tombs and the Sacred Way; of the 16 Ming Dynasty Emperors, 13 are buried in this area.
Visit the Lama Temple, China's most renowned Buddhist temple outside of Tibet, and the picturesque Summer Palace.
Enjoy the morning free at your leisure before boarding your flight to Xian. Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel.
Tour one of the most significant archaeological discoveries of the 20th Century, the Terracotta Warriors and Horses. Stop at the Xian Art Ceramics and Lacquer Exhibition. Later, visit the ancient City Wall and the Muslim Quarter. This evening enjoy a performance of traditional Tang Dynasty dancing.
Your arrangements will end after check-out this morning.
Places Visited: Beijing (4N) - Xian (2N)
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