The ancient City Wall is a landmark of Xian. It is the most complete city wall to survive in the country, as well being one of the largest ancient military defensive systems in the world. Try biking on the City Wall, you will have an enjoyable experience.
What to Expect
Your tour guide will pick you up from your downtown hotel lobby at around 09:00 am. Then you will head to the South Gate of the City Wall by public transportation, either bus, taxi or metro depending on the distance and traffic conditions. Upon arrival, you will enjoy the City Wall Gate Opening Ceremony (South Gate Square) at 09:30am. The South gate, Yongning, is the most beautifully decorated. It is very near to the Bell Tower, in the center of the city. Important greeting ceremonies organized by the Provincial Government are usually held in the South Gate Square.
Then continue your tour of the City Wall from the South Gate (Yongning Gate) which is the most time-honored and magnificent one among all the city gates. From here it is popular to take a bicycle ride along the Ancient City Wall, surely a very pleasant way to enjoy the city (the bike ride lasts about 1.5 hours). You can stop on the way to take photos of Xi’an City in four directions.
This morning tour will end at 12:00, you could ask the tour guide to get some advice for lunch and transportation, and then you may wander in the city or take public transportation back to your hotel. The tour guide service ends here.
- Professional English-speaking tour guide
- Tour guide pick-up service at your hotel
- Bottled water
- City Wall Entrance ticket
- Bicycle rental fee
What's Not Included
- Transportation fee