5D Private Tour Discover Ancient Capital Xi'an and Beijing from Shanghai

The 5-Day Discover Ancient Capital Xi'an and Beijing starts and ends in Shanghai. Get a taste of historical China on this culture-stuffed adventure. Travel from Shanghai to Xi'an and Beijing, taking in iconic attractions such as the Great Wall and Terracotta Warriors along the way. Travel to Xi'an and see the famous Terracotta Army that has been standing for more than 2,000 years now. Also visit the Xi'an City Wall, one of the oldest and best preserved Chinese city walls. Then head to north to Beijing by bullet train as well as enjoy the diverse landscape. Climb on Mutianyu great wall, listen the historical story and see ancient architecture in the Forbidden City, enjoy the scenery at Summer Palace, also exploring other famous scenic areas.

per adult from




5 days


Hotel pickup available


Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • 1x Dinner
    • 3x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 4 nights
    • Hotel pickup and drop off service in Shanghai city center
    • 2nd Class Round trip bullet train ticket (Xian-Beijing; Beijing-Shanghai),
    • One way flight tickets (Economic class) from Shanghai to Xi'an, seat upgrade available upon request.
    • All entrance tickets as listed
    • Private transfer during the tour
    • Private English-speaking guide
    • 4 Breakfasts in Xi'an and Beijing will be included if choose our selection hotel
    • Entry/Admission - Tomb of Emperor Jingdi (Hanyangling)
    • Entry/Admission - The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses
    • Entry/Admission - Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang)
    • Entry/Admission - Tang Dynasty Show
    • Entry/Admission - Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayanta)
    • Entry/Admission - Beijing South Railway Station
    • Entry/Admission - Mutianyu Great Wall
    • Entry/Admission - Summer Palace (Yiheyuan)
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Heaven
    • Entry/Admission - Forbidden City-The Palace Museum
    • Entry/Admission - The Bird's Nest Ice and Snow Festival
    • Entry/Admission - Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station Parking Lot
    What's excluded :
    • Other expense not listed at itinerary
    • Personal Expense

  • Day 1: Shanghai-Xi’an by air

    Stop At: Tomb of Emperor Jingdi (Hanyangling), Zhanjiawan Village, Xi'an China
    Be transferred to the Shanghai airport, fly to Xi'an in morning, Guide meet you at airport.visit Archaeological Museum of Hanyangling Mausoleum, which is also called “JingDi’s Tomb”. This is a burial sight for Emperor Jingdi and his wife . This tomb could be dated back to 2,100 years ago. It is the only underground museum in China, visitors are also able to go into the grave and have a close look.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Muslim Quarter, West of Bell Drum Towers Square , Beilin District, Xi'an 710000 China
    Afterwards stroll through Muslim Quarter, the main gathering place for the local Muslim community, exotic shops, snacks and souvenirs. you can see that Muslim men with white hats sit inside the stores and talk leisurely with each other.In addition, you can enjoy the interesting Chinese folk art at Gao's Courtyard - the Puppet Show.You will try local cuisine nearby as dinner, at the end you will be send back to hotel in Xi'an.You will try local cuisine nearby as dinner, at the end you will be send back to hotel in Xi'an.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: You can either book your hotel by your own preference. Or Book the tour with 4 star hotel accommodation by our selection

    Day 2: Xi'an City Highlights

    Stop At: The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses, Qinling North Road, Lintong District, Xi'an 710600 China
    This morning, you will visit the incredible Terracotta Warriors with over 8,000 painted life-size warriors and horses in battle-ranked formations. reproducing the significant imperial guard troops of Emperor Qin Shi Huang (259 - 210BC), the first emperor of the first unified dynasty of Imperial China. 
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang), Zhongxin District, Xi'an 710001 China
    Then explore 14- kilometer long Xi'an Ancient City Wall by foot or bike leisurely, the entire city view presented right in front of you. This Wall is the most well-preserved ancient military defensive systems in the world today, composed of the moat, hanging bridges, battlements, watchtowers, tunnels and parapet.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Tang Dynasty Show, 75 North Chang'an Road, Xi'an 710065 China
    Watch Tang Dynasty Show(the show only)in the evening. The show includes an entertaining combination of live music, dance and poetry.This marvelous show vividly reflects the ancient royal singing and dancing of the Tang Dynasty about 1400 years ago.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: You can either book your hotel by your own preference. Or Book the tour with 4 star hotel accommodation by our selection

    Day 3: Xi’an-Beijing by bullet train

    Stop At: Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayanta), Enci Temple The southern part of Yata Road, Yanta District, Xi'an 710061 China
    See Big Wild Goose Pagoda,It is one of the city's most distinctive and outstanding landmarks, possibly the most beautiful building left in Xi'an today.The Big Goose Pagoda was built to store the sutra and the figurines of Buddha, which were brought from India by a famous Buddhist translator and traveler Tang Sanzang,You will feast your eyes with its architectural elegance.Then transfer to railway station to Beijing.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Beijing South Railway Station, Yongdingmen Wai Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100069 China
    Be met in Beijing by our driver then transfer to hotel for take a break.

    Please note: Lunch in the train on your own arrangement
    Duration: 5 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: You can either book your hotel by your own preference. Or Book the tour with 4 star hotel accommodation by our selection

    Day 4: Majestic Great Wall at Mutianyu, Beijing

    Stop At: Mutianyu Great Wall, Mutianyu Village, Bohai Town, Huairou District, Beijing China
    No Beijing tour is complete without a visit to the Great Wall. Today, you will tour the magnificent Great Wall in Mutianyu section, the 8th Wonder of the World. Take a cable-way to visit one of the best-preserved and best-known Mutianyu Great Wall. Enjoy the marvels surrounding natural scenery and the tensely distributed Watchtowers. you will be amazed at the unbelievable constructions and appealing landscape that surrounds the wall.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Summer Palace (Yiheyuan), No.19 Xinjian Gongmen Road, Haidian District, Beijing 100080 China
    Afterwards visit the Summer Palace, the best-preserved imperial garden in China.Appreciate the beautiful gardens and imagine the lifestyle of royalty who enjoyed this summer resort during imperial times.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: You can either book your hotel by your own preference. Or Book the tour with 4 star hotel accommodation by our selection

    Day 5: Beijing City highlights-Shanghai by bullet train

    Stop At: Temple of Heaven, Tiantan Road, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100050 China
    Admire the Temple of Heaven which was originally used by the Ming and Qing emperors to pay homage to Heaven and to pray for a year of rich harvest, it is the largest worshiping constructions from Ming and Qing dynasty,you will also see many locals play Taichi, sing songs, or dance here. It's now a very popular place particularly for Beijing's seniors What's more, you can also follow them to learn Tai Chi.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Tiananmen Square (Tiananmen Guangchang), West Changan Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100006 China
    Afterward, take a short stroll on Tiananmen Square. the landmark of Beijing.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Forbidden City-The Palace Museum, No.4 Jingshanqian Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100009 China
    Continue to discover the magnificent Forbidden City which is the world's largest palace complex with 9,999 rooms across 72 hectares, surrounded by a six-meter-deep moat and a ten-meter-high wall.see the 600 hundred years Old Royal Palace, Learn about the life of the ancient emperors and the stories of the concubines, explore the unknown stories from the Forbidden City by your professional guide.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Pass By: The Bird's Nest Ice and Snow Festival, 1 National Stadium S Rd,Chaoyang Beijing Bird`s Nest Stadium, Beijing 100101 China
    Later a stopover at Beijing’s stadium and pool – the Bird’s Nest and Water Cube – built for the 2008 Summer Olympics and Paralympics – provides a modern contrast to China’s ancient history. Have a look from outside as well as take some pictures.

    Stop At: Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station Parking Lot, Shen Gui Lu, Minhang Qu, Shanghai Shi, China
    At the end you will take bullet train back to Shanghai. Driver meet you in Shanghai station and transfer you back to hotel.
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Any hotel in Shanghai City CenterPorts
    • Shanghai international cruise terminal (No.500,East Daming Road, Hongkou District)
    Departure Time :
    5:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.


English - Guide

Age Req.


Fitness Req.


Group Size


Organised by Shanghai Advisor Tour

Activity ID: V-7644P68

More like this

Is this your business?

If this is your business, Claim Your Listing so you can manage and update your profile through our Business Portal.

Or you can improve this listing by Suggesting an Edit .