Your first morning in Beijing will start with the Forbidden City, aka Royal Palace Museum, the largest and best preserved ancient imperial architectural complex in the world. In the afternoon, proceed to Capital Museum, whose architectural style has both classical and modern beauty.
Accommodation: China Orient Express After breakfast around am, we will arrive in Luoyang and visit one of the Top 4 Grottoes in China-- the Longmen Grottoes.The Longmen Grottoes, Yungang Caves and Mogao Caves are regarded as the three most famous treasure houses of stone inscriptions in China. hrs we are onboard the ‘China Orient Express’ train to Xian after dinner.After dinner, you will board the China Orient Express at pm and head for Xi'an.Accommodation: China Orient Express You will arrive in Xi'an in the early morning.After some simple breakfast, you will visit the Ancient City Wall. At night, you will attend a Tang Dynasty Music and Dance Show while dinner, hope you enjoy the food and the show!Later, take a leisure walk on Fountain Square, where you can get a full view of the famous Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Xi'an's landmark. Accommodation: Sheraton Xi'an North City Hotel After breakfast, we drive to one of the eight wonders of the world, the Terracotta Warriors' Museum, for a visit.
Here we can observe the grandiose of the Qin Dynasty army.
Life-sized terracotta soldiers and horses are arranged in battle formation in a huge burial pit.
The Hotel Manager Daniel, who is an American went out of his way to help us with communication, transportation and a late check out. A great place to stay and a great value for your money.
China Orient Express takes you back to the Silk Road dating back to over 1000 years ago.
Beijing, Luoyang, Xi'an, Dunhuang, Turpan, Urumqi and other highlights will delight your way!
Departure date in 2016: June 13rd and September 6th.