Terracotta Warriors Extension
Great Wall Discovery
Day 9 of the itinerary - Day 12 of the itinerary
Day 9: Free day in Beijing and Board the Overnight Train to Xian
Today is at your leisure to take in more of the main sights of Beijing. Perhaps take an optional tour to the splendid Summer Palace on the outskirts of Beijing? Or simply visit one of the markets for a last chance to grab a few bargains and souvenirs? In the late afternoon, you will have an early dinner before transferring to the train station to catch your overnight train to Xian. You will sleep in comfortable cabins containing 4 berths each. All the beds come with sheets and pillows and the carriages are air conditioned. For a small fee, they will even bring you a choice of tea or coffee in the morning. (B, D)
Day 10: Arrive Xian. Visit Terracotta Warriors & Xian Grand Mosque
Transfer from the station in Xian to a nearby hotel for a delicious buffet breakfast. Once the largest city in the world and capital for 11 dynasties, Xian is a favourite destination for travellers to China, due, in no small part, to the 1974 discovery of 6000 life-sized terracotta soldiers, warriors and horses which were created over 2200 years ago to guard the tomb of the first emperor in China’s history Qin Shihuang. After breakfast, you will visit first the Grand Mosque in Xian city before your transfer to the Terracotta Warriors Museum. Lunch and dinner are included today and in the evening you get the chance to enjoy a Tang Dynasty cultural show. Overnight hotel. (B,L D)
Day 11: Yangling Tomb & Afternoon in Beijing
After breakfast visit to the Yangling Tomb of Han Dynasty dating back 2,000 years which is still an ongoing archaeological project. Later in the day, you will fly back to Beijing and transfer to your overnight hotel. (B, D)
Day 12: Morning in Beijing, Afternoon Flight to UK
Depart for international flight back to the UK arriving the same day. (B)
- Overnight train to Xian
- Internal flight from Xian to Beijing
- All transfers
- Accommodation on twin share basis in Xian at the 4* Le Garden hotel and in Bejing at the 3* Holiday Inn Express Temple of Heaven*
- All sightseeing, entrances and meals as mentioned in the above itinerary
- Additional optional sightseeing in Beijing on Day 9
- Personal expenses (ie: gifts, extra soft drinks or alcohol, laundry etc)
- Any tips for local team (guides, drivers etc.)
Please note that this extension is subject to minimum numbers and flight availability and should be booked no later than 10 weeks prior to departure. In some cases, a surcharge may need to be applied in which case we will inform you prior to confirming your booking. Full payment must be received no later than 8 weeks prior to departure or your place on the extension may be cancelled. All bookings will be confirmed no later than 6 weeks prior to departure.
The advertised costs for this extension are per person on twin sharing basis. If you are a solo passenger, We will accommodate you in a room with someone of the same sex.
*= Please note that we reserve the right to change accommodation. Where this is necessary, alternative accommodation will be of an equal or better standard.