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Start your China tour from Xian, one of the most historical cities in China.
China Tours from Xian

China Tours from Xian

China Tours from Xian FAQ

  • How many dynasties was the capital of Xi'an?

    Xi'an has a history of more than 3100 years and has a history of more than 1100 years as the capital. There are 13 dynasties in Xi'an, including Western Zhou, Qin, Du, Western Han, Eastern Han, Xin, Western Jin, Qian Zhao, Qian Qin, Hou Qin, Western Wei, Northern Zhou, Sui and Tang Dynasties. It is also the capital of peasant uprising regimes such as Chimei, Lu Lin, Daqi (Huang Chao) and Dashun (Li Zicheng).

  • What special handicrafts can I bring back?

    The calligraphy and painting, rubbings, clay sculptures, shadow puppets and paper cuts of the Academy gate;

  • Why is Xi'an an an important station to understand Chinese history?

    Since the Western Han Dynasty, Xi'an has become an important city for economic and cultural exchanges and friendly exchanges between China and other countries in the world. The Silk Road started from Chang'an to ancient Rome in the West. Xi'an is a world-famous historical city, as famous as Rome, Athens and Cairo. It is also one of the six ancient capitals in China with the longest history of capital construction. Chang'an culture represents the backbone of Chinese culture.

  • If I don't know Chinese history, will I not understand it when I visit?

    Don't worry at all. We will have a wealth of knowledge and fluent English explanation to accompany you throughout the whole process. In addition to explaining the relevant historical knowledge, we will also tell you some local customs and interesting folk stories.

  • What are some good places for enjoying autumn?

    There is a ginkgo tree in the backyard of ancient Guanyin Temple which is said to have been planted by Emperor Taizong Li Shimin himself. It has a history of more than 1,400 years. The leaves of this ginkgo tree in autumn make the entire courtyard look like a thick pavement. It's like a golden carpet. In addition, you can also go to the Qinling Mountains to enjoy the red leaves, the Small Wild Goose Pagoda to enjoy the ginkgo, Xingqing Park and the New Botanical Garden to enjoy the chrysanthemum

  • How many days to go to Xi'an?
    Basically, you can visit the main scenic spots in two to three days. If you want to have a deep tour or go to the surrounding Huashan Mountain, it is suggested that you should take 4-5 days.
  • Is Xi'an suitable for old people to travel?

    Xi'an, a city with rich historical background, not only has many places of interest, but also has a lot of natural scenery. It is very suitable for the elderly to travel. However, do not travel in hot weather, which is easy to get heatstroke. It is better to go in spring and autumn; if the time is flexible, it is recommended to avoid the peak of holidays, otherwise too many tourists will reduce the experience of playing; in addition, it is suggested that the time arrangement should be loose and not too dense to avoid overwork.

  • What are the must-see tourist attractions in Xi'an?

    1. Xi'an City Wall Xi'an City Wall is the largest and best-preserved ancient city wall in China. When you come to Xi'an, you can stroll on the ancient city wall with a history of more than 1,400 years and overlook the ancient capital of the 13th Dynasty.

    2. Big Wild Goose Pagoda Datang Pagoda is the earliest and largest brick pagoda in the Tang Dynasty. It is a typical material evidence of ancient Indian Buddhist temples and Buddhism introduced into the Central Plains and integrated into Chinese culture. This is a landmark building that embodies the wisdom of the working people in ancient China.

    3. Bell Tower Xi’an Bell Tower is located in the center of Xi’an, Shaanxi Province. It is the largest and best-preserved clock tower in China. Terracotta Warriors Museum The Terracotta Warriors and Horses of Emperor Qin Shi Huang are hailed as the eighth wonder of the world. There are more than 1,000 terracotta warriors and horses unearthed here, with different images and vivid expressions. They are a jewel in the history of ancient Chinese sculpture art, known as the "eighth wonder of the world" and "one of the major discoveries of 20th century archeology."

    4. Shaanxi History Museum The "Chinese Treasure House" of the Shaanxi History Museum is an art museum that showcases Shaanxi's history, culture and ancient Chinese civilization.

    5. Huimin Street Xi’an Huimin Street is a famous food and cultural district in Xi’an, as well as a snack street in Xi’an. As one of the representatives of Xi'an style, Xi'an Muslim Street is the general name for many streets in the Muslim district.

  • What special handicrafts can I bring back?

    The calligraphy and painting, rubbings, clay sculptures, shadow puppets and paper cuts of the Academy gate;

  • What are the attractions around Xi'an?

    In addition to the Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Forest of Steles and other scenic spots in the city, Xi'an also has many attractions to choose from, such as Huangdi Mausoleum, Famen Temple, Qianling Mausoleum, Huashan Mountain, Tongguan, Terracotta Warriors and Horses, Huaqing Pool, Yan'an, Hukou Waterfall, etc.

  • What are the interesting places in winter in Xi'an?

    You can go to the wall to see the scene after the snow, especially beautiful, there is a feeling of going back to the Tang Dynasty During the Spring Festival, Xi'an will be decorated with beautiful lanterns Winter is the off-season, less tourists can enjoy the beautiful scenery of Xi'an

  • Am I allowed to take photos of the Terracotta Warriors?

    Yes, you are allowed to take pictures but not to touch them.