Day 1 Chengdu – Xian (Lunch)
At 08:00 the guide and driver will meet you in your hotel at Chengdu downtown area and escort you to Chengdu Giant Panda Center to see pandas in their different life stage: the infant pandas, the baby pandas, the young adult pandas and elder adult pandas. The lovely creatures will definitely touch your heart. After the 2 hours visiting in panda center you will have lunch in a local restaurant.
After lunch you will take a walk in the Jinli Old Street to see the typical elements of Chengdu lifestyle and meet lots of local food and interesting little souvenirs. After then you will pay a visit to Wuhou Temple- the memorial temple of Zhuge Liang, the outstanding strategist of Shu Kingdom in the Three Kingdom Period (220-280).
After visiting you will be escorted to train station for G2212 (17:21-21:10) or similar train to Xian. Met by Xian driver at train station and transfer to your hotel in Xian city area.
Accommodation: Hotel in Xian city area booked by you
Day 2 Xian (Lunch)
Our tour guide will pick up you from your hotel at 08:30 and transfer eastward to Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum. Terracotta Warriors and Horses is known as “the Eighth Wonders of the World” with a surprisingly high level in sculpture. It includes Pit 1(the largest pit), Pit 2, Pit 3, and the exhibition hall of the chariots and horses. Visiting time here will last 2-3 hours. Then on the way back to city area, you will visit the Banpo Museum. This New Stone Age site, dating back to 5000 to 4000B.C., is one of the most complete examples of the Neolithic agricultural settlement in the world. Then back to city area you will take a walk in the Muslim Quarter, the best known food street in Xian. You will meet lots of local snacks and specialties. It would be a good chance to record the local food with your camera.
Accommodation: Hotel in Xian city area booked by you.
Day 3 Xian Departure (Lunch)
In the morning please meet your guide and driver in your hotel. Then you will visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda which was originally built to hold Buddhist sutra and figurines of the Buddha that Xuanzang brought back to China from India. Now surrounding the Big Wild Goose Pagoda there build a big Garden, where people can have a retreat at there. Afterward continue on to visit Shaanxi History Museum which is one of the biggest museums in China. The museum houses the cultural heritage unearthed in Shaanxi Province which shows the development of the Chinese civilization.
After lunch you will be escorted to Xian train station or airport for departure.