Experience the splendour of the ancient capitals, Beijing and Xian and gain an insight into their rich history and culture.

On this tour you will visit the iconic Beijing landmarks of Tiananmen Square, The Forbidden City and Temple of Heaven. Enjoy a Hutong tour by rickshaw, stroll in the Summer Palace and walk on the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall. The package includes flights to Xian, an excursion to the Terracotta Warriors Museum and an evening Dumpling Dinner and Tang Dynasty Show. Explore the Ancient City Wall and the Provincial History Museum before returning to Beijing (or continuing on to another major city in China).

Destination China
Cities Beijing, Xian
Departure Location Hotel, Beijing
Visits Tiananmen Square, The Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace, Great Wall, Terracotta Warriors Museum.
Duration 6 Days / 5 Nights

Tour Schedule

Tour Type: Multi-Day Tour

Guaranteed Departure Applies: As soon as 2 people are booked on this tour.

NOTE: We regret we do not accept children under 15 years old on this tour.


Day 1: Beijing

On arrival in Beijing you will be met by a local English speaking guide for the transfer to your hotel.

Day 2: Beijing (B, L)

This morning a full day tour begins with a visit to Tiananmen Square followed by the Forbidden City, where the 24 emperors of the Ming and the Qing Dynasties ruled for nearly 500 years. It is the largest and best preserved cluster of ancient buildings in all of China. Visit the Hutong area by old–fashioned rickshaw with a visit to a local home included.

Day 3: Beijing (B, L)

Today visit the Temple of Heaven, where past Chinese emperors would make sacrifices and pray for bountiful harvests followed by the Great Wall (Mutianyu section), a symbol of ancient Chinese civilization which has stood for more than 2,000 years. A round trip cable car ride is included.

Day 4: Xian (B, L)

Explore the Summer Palace this morning before transferring to the airport for the flight to Xi’an with a transfer to your hotel on arrival.

Day 5: Xian (B, L, D)

A full day tour includes the Terracotta Warriors which remain stunningly well preserved: a vigilant force standing guard over an ancient imperial burial site. Today also includes the Grand Mosque, a shadow puppet show in the Gao’s Grand Courtyard and a Dumpling Dinner and Tang Dynasty Show tonight.

Day 6: Xian - Beijing (B, L)

Explore Xi’an’s ancient city walls and the Provincial History Museum before the flight back to Beijing. Arrangements end on arrival in Beijing.

Terms & Conditions

Itinerary and price subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances beyond our control. Please refer to our full terms and conditions available on our brochure or from our website. Active Asia reserves the right to alter the hotels and/or the itinerary if needed due to availability and/or adverse weather conditions.


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