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Beijing & Xian Short Stay

7 days Classic Short Stay

Beijing & Xian Short Stay

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.

  • Included Meals
    Breakfasts: 6 , Lunches: 4 , Dinners: 1
  • Physical Rating 1
    A reasonable level of fitness is required but it's more about spending time on your feet rather than covering large distances. You'll be getting on and off coaches and boats, walking around the sights and climbing some steps.
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    Walking, some steps and time on your feet.
Classic Short Stay
7 DAYS
Tiananmen Square Temple of Heaven Forbidden City Peking Duck Lama Temple Terracotta Warriors and Horses City Wall Muslim Quarter
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Day by Day Itinerary

Beijing (4N) - Xian (2N)
  • Day 1
    Arrive Beijing
    Day 1: Arrive Beijing

    Transfer from airport or railway station to your to your Beijing hotel. The rest of the day is at your leisure.

  • Day 2
    Beijing
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Day 2: Beijing

    Visit Tiananmen Square followed by the treasure-filled Forbidden City and the picturesque Summer Palace. In the evening you will sample the delicious local specialty, 'Peking Duck'.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 3
    Beijing
    Breakfast, Lunch
    Day 3: Beijing

    Enjoy a walk along the Great Wall Mutianyu pass taking in the panoramic views. You will visit the Mutianyu Great Wall and you can choose a chairlift or cable car to ascent to he summit. Stroll atop the wall to fully immerse yourself in the dramatic scenery. Descend with a thrilling toboggan ride or a serene cable car journey. After lunch you will visit the Jade Factory, and later tour the underground Ming Tombs and the Sacred Way; of the 16 Ming Dynasty Emperors, 13 are buried in this area.

    Breakfast, Lunch
  • Day 4
    Beijing
    Breakfast, Lunch
    Day 4: Beijing

    Visit the Lama Temple, China's most renowned Buddhist temple outside of Tibet, and the 15th-century Temple of Heaven.

    Breakfast, Lunch
  • Day 5
    Beijing to Xian
    Breakfast
    Day 5: Beijing to Xian

    Enjoy the morning free at your leisure before boarding a bullet train to Xian. Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

    Breakfast
  • Day 6
    Xian
    Breakfast, Lunch
    Day 6: Xian

    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.

    Breakfast, Lunch
  • Day 7
    Depart Xian
    Breakfast
    Day 7: Depart Xian

    Today you will be transferred to the airport for your onward flight.

    Breakfast
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When to go

The best times to visit China are in spring, April to May and autumn, September to October, when the days are warm and rainfall and humidity low.

City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Beijing
  • -8
    2
    -3
  • 3
  • Xian
  • -4
    5
    0
  • 7
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Beijing
  • -6
    5
    0
  • 5
  • Xian
  • -1
    8
    4
  • 10
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Beijing
  • 0
    12
    6
  • 8
  • Xian
  • 4
    14
    9
  • 29
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Beijing
  • 8
    20
    14
  • 21
  • Xian
  • 10
    21
    15
  • 43
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Beijing
  • 14
    26
    20
  • 34
  • Xian
  • 14
    26
    20
  • 60
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Beijing
  • 19
    30
    24
  • 78
  • Xian
  • 19
    31
    25
  • 54
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Beijing
  • 22
    31
    26
  • 185
  • Xian
  • 22
    32
    27
  • 99
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Beijing
  • 21
    30
    25
  • 160
  • Xian
  • 21
    31
    26
  • 71
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Beijing
  • 15
    26
    20
  • 46
  • Xian
  • 16
    25
    21
  • 92
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Beijing
  • 8
    19
    14
  • 22
  • Xian
  • 10
    20
    15
  • 60
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Beijing
  • 0
    10
    5
  • 7
  • Xian
  • 3
    12
    8
  • 24
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Beijing
  • -6
    4
    -1
  • 3
  • Xian
  • -2
    6
    2
  • 6

Pricing & Availability

All of our tour departures include international flights and taxes in the price unless a land only option is selected

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    Short Stay includes

    • 6 nights accommodation
    • Economy-class flight from Beijing to Xian
    • Private transfers & touring as specified
    • Local English-speaking guide
    • Entrance fees
    • Meals as listed

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