One Day Shannxi History Museum, Forest of Steles and Ancient City Wall (Private)

Xi'an TourShannxi History Museum, Forest of Steles, Ancient City Wall
price from $132 p/p
starting price description
  • starting from price base on 2 people.
  • Total Cost will be different base on your travelling date and person number.
  • Tour Code: XAD-02
  • Tour Type: Private tour
  • Duration: 8 hours (approx)
  • Pick-up Point: hotel in Xi'an
  • Return Point: hotel in Xi'an
  • Start Time: 8:30am

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Xi’an is a world-famous ancient city which is one of the Four Civilized Ancient Capitals in the world. It’s the birthplace of Chinese civilization and representative of Chinese culture. It was once the political, economic and cultural center of China, which is also place of origin of the famous Silk Road. The one day tour will lead you to visit amazing Shannxi History Museum, Forest of Steles and Ancient City Wall in Xi’an.


  • Definitely NO SHOPPING, NO DETOUR.
  • All sightseeing, transfer, English-speaking guide.
  • The Itinerary can be tailored or adjusted according to your requests.                 
  • Visit Shannxi History Museum, Forest of Steles and Ancient City Wall.   
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Highlights of the trip

  • Shannxi History Museum is a large comprehensive historical museum, enjoys a large group of cultural relics and precious historical collections.
  • The Forest of Steles mainly displays works of calligraphy, painting and historical records.
  • The Ancient City Wall is the longest, oldest and best-preserved extant city defense system from ancient China with a history of more than 600 years. It is one of the most beautiful landmarks in Xi'an. Going up on the city wall, you will have a beautiful view of the Bell Tower, the Drum Tower, the center of the city.



8:30, guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel; Visit Shannxi History Museum. It is considered as one of the greatest archaeological discovery in the century.

The Shaanxi historical museum is located in the northwest side of the Wild Goose Pagoda in xi 'an, which was set up in 1983 and opened on June 20, 1991. It covers an area of 65,000 square meters. Xi’an was as the ancient imperial capital of China, so underground cultural relics were very rich. In the museum, there are about 370000 pieces of precious cultural relics, simple stone tools which ancient humans used on the initial stage.

In the afternoon, have authentic lunch at local restaurant, visit Forest of Steles and Ancient City Wall.

Forest of Steles The Forest of Steles is a museum for steles and stone sculptures, which is located in Confucian Temple, Xi’an. It founded in 1087 and preserves about 3500 pieces of steles and epitaphs. It’s like a Chinese most characteristic book, every page is recording old culture and carves Weijin North Dynasty’s essence and Tang Dynasty’s writing of famous calligrapher. The Forest of Steles shows a palace of ancient Chinese calligraphy and stone sculpture.

Ancient City Wall The Ancient City Wall was built between 1374AD and 1378AD under the regime of Emperor Zhu Yuanzhang. It is recognized a landmark in Xi’an, which divides the city into the inner part and the outer part. The 13.7 kilometers City Wall once was the fortification encircles the old Xi’an City. It is one of the top attractions for visitors. When ascending to the top, you can have great view of the old inner city and the modern outer city. It is even better to experience a bike ride for extra miles on the wall when weather permits.

At the end of this tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Xi'an.

Price Include & Exclude

Price Includes:
  • Entrance Fees to the listed attractions
  • Lunch at local restaurant
  • Private Transfers: Private air conditioned vehicle with a driver and English-speaking guide for transfers in the above cities.
  • English-speaking guide: We choose guide who are responsible, knowledgeable and has a sense of humor to accompany you throughout the city.
  • Insurance: The insurance is China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance.
  • Arrangements: The tour cost includes planning, handling, operational and communication charges.
Price excludes:
  • All personal expense, e.g. souvenir.
  • Gratuities to guide and driver.


  • No shopping tour with private guide and van.
  • Pick-up and drop-off hotel or personal address is supposed to be in the city. Then the visiting order may change according to your location or traffic conditions.
  • Service time is around 8 hours. But the departure time can be a bit earlier or later on your request. • Brand of Van is the most popular kind in good condition. If for luxury brand like Bens, Audi, prices may vary accordingly.
  • Tour itinerary can be customized to your needs.
  • The price is for an English guide. Additional costs may apply if a different language guide is needed (We offer French and Spanish-speaking guide as well).


Our policy covers you against personal accident, medical costs to domestic flight delays.
Medical expenses up to CNY 30,000
Personal accident up to CNY 300,000
Flight delay (over 4 hours) up to CNY 400
We strongly recommend you to have more comprehensive travel insurance that covers you for medical costs during hospitalization, emergency travel and repatriation back to your home country.


We understand that there may be many unforeseen events happen. Please note with the cancellation policy if you have to cancel your tour after booking.
For land tours only:
1. 15 days before commencement of services: 100% refund.
2. 7 to 14 days before commencement of services: charge 10% of the tour price
3. 2 to 6 days before commencement of services: charge 50% of the tour price
4. within 2 days of commencement of services or no-show travelers: charge 100% of the tour price
After the trip has commenced, we are unable to refund any amount for unused services due to your willingness, early departure, late arrival, or missed days on tours.
If any air tickets/ train tickets /hotel booking made, all cancellation penalties imposed by the airline/ China Rail / Hotels will apply.

Customer Reviews

Quennel , Apr. 26, 2016

I was so amazing with Shannxi history museum, in which there are so many historical cultural features and I was really interested in ancient Chinese history and culture. We took cycling on the Ancient City Wall and had a good time, highly recommended this tour!

Ternence , Sep. 21, 2016

The day tour showed us experienced an unforgettable tour. Our guide is knowledgeable and very humoristic. We had seen historic artefacts found in historical museum, they are very fascinating, I am a historical fan, so I was attracted with those historical relics and architectures. We chose two kinds of day tour, we were really happy to visit so worthy places.


asked by Carey , Oct. 12, 2016What can we do on the wall?
answer by Tina, Oct. 13, 2016

On the wall you can stroll along or you can rent a bicycle. They also have tandem bikes, so you and families can enjoy a nice day cycling along the city wall, enjoying the sights of Xi'an.

asked by Bruce , Mar. 27, 2017What vehicles can we choose on Xi’an Ancient City Wall?
answer by Xiao, Mar. 28, 2017

There are two kinds of vehicles you can choose. The first is solo bikes, tandem bicycles on the great wall for renting. The price is about 30 to 40 Yuan per person. Riding around the city wall is about 80mins. The second is sightseeing bus. The regular sightseeing bus costs 80 Yuan per person, while the luxurious sightseeing bus costs 120 Yuan per person. The bus departs when it half full of passengers.

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