Beijing to Xian Train Tour
related tours to Terracotta
from Beijing by sleeper train,
bullet train or flight.
Z19/T43, Soft-sleeper Train to Xi'an &
Z20/T44, Soft-sleeper Train to Beijing
1. The overnight
sleeper train is NOT a bullet train. It is a
regular express train. It leaves Beijing at
20:43 and arrives in Xian at 7:58, so it is
11 hours and 15 minutes.
2. We will only place you in a private
compartment for two berths
with private bathroom. These are called
compartments available at
higher price for USD135/ticket. Private half-bath is only available in
deluxe compartments. Regular compartment has
NO private bath and contains four berths, so
you will share the bathrooms with others in
the same carriage..
3. There is no delay under most
weather conditions. Chinese trains are run
on time perfectly.
4. Passport photocopy is required to book a
5. Advanced ticket booking is required.
Z19/T43 Overnight Train
Private Half-bath in Deluxe Compartment
Beijing-Xian One Day Overnight Sleeper Train Tour
• Visit the
Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum, the greatest archaeological find in recent memory
• Explore the famed Muslim Quarter, home to
Xian’s large Muslim community, which featuring shops, markets, and bazaars, giving you a taste of the middle east in China
** You can continue traveling to Shanghai by train or air at the end of this
tour. You can also leave for any other any other
domestic or international destination such as Tibet or Chengdu or Hong Kong.
(B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
Price is based on the time of travel and number of customers. Please inquire through the form on the left side of the page, we'll quote the best price we can get. As this tour package involves domestic transfers, the package price will vary from time to time because of the changing airfares and hotel rates.
Day 1 : Beijing-Xian by overnight train Z19 (20:43-next day
07:58 am) or T43 (19:50-next day 8:34 am)
You'll take a taxi to
Beijing West station where will you will catch the overnight train to Xian. You will have a soft sleeper room, where the
either train has 4 people sharing one cabin and the T43 has
or 2 people sharing a luxury cabin and private bathroom. You can decide which
type of cabin you will choose (Private cabin is
twice the price of shared cabin). You will arrive the next morning in Xian, China's ancient capital and home to the Terracotta Warriors.
Day 2 :Xian-Beijing by overnight
train Z20 (19:55-next day 07:10 am) or T56
(19:00-next day 8:29 am) (B, L, D)
Upon arrival at the Xian train
station you will be met by your travel guide and you
will be taken to a local restaurant for a hot
We'll then drive an hour outside the city to see Xian’s greatest attraction, and one of the greatest sites in all of China, the Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum. The
Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses Museum is the result of the most significant archeological excavations of the 20th century. Work is ongoing at this site, which is around 1.5 kilometers east of Emperor Qin Shi Huang's Mausoleum. Upon ascending the throne at the age of 13 (in 246 BC), Qin Shi Huang, later the first Emperor of all China, had begun to work for his mausoleum. It took 11 years to finish. It is speculated that many buried treasures and sacrificial objects had accompanied the emperor in his after life. A group of peasants uncovered some pottery while digging for a well nearby the royal tomb in 1974. Life size terracotta figures of warriors and horses arranged in battle formations are the star features at the museum. They are replicas of what the imperial guard should look like in those days of pomp and vigor.
Following a Chinese lunch will drive back to the city for more of your Xian tour. Will first go to the the
Big Wild Goose Pagoda, a pagoda surrounded by a still functioning Buddhist temple (named Da Ci’en Temple). The Big Wild Goose Pagoda is one of the most famous Buddhist pagodas in China. The Pagoda was built in the Tang Dynasty (618-907) for the study of Buddhist scriptures. Although it has been attacked by centuries of weather, war and seismic activity, which destroyed most of the original material of the structure, a pagoda by this name and style still exists on the site.
You'll then get a chance to walk or take a bike ride around Xian's still functioning
City Wall. Xian is one of the few Chinese cities that still has its city wall intact. Xian has one of the largest Chinese Muslims populations, and we’ll cap off your time in Xian with a walk through the Muslim Quarter. Near Xian's
historic Drum and Bell Towers is the famous Muslim Quarter in Xi’an. Here you can find many Muslim restaurants and food stands, and shops selling traditional handicrafts. Almost all the local food and snacks are also available at the Muslim Quarter.
For dinner, you will enjoy a splendid dumpling banquet of all shapes and sizes in downtown Xian, and afterwards you will be taken to the train station where you will make the ride back to Beijing. You will have a soft sleeper room
with choice of shared cabinet or luxury cabin.
Day 3 : Arrive in Beijing
After arriving back in Beijing you'll take a taxi to
go back to your hotel, thus ending your tour.
Optional Day 3:
Meet the pandas in Chengdu
panda lovers! You can extend your trip to meet the
Giant Pandas in Chengdu now! Simply take China's
famous high-speed bullet train from Xian to Chengdu,
the home of pandas. It will take only three hours to
get transferred to Chengdu. You will see the most
pandas in the world by visiting the
Panda Reserve and Research Center. You may also
do a full-day voluntary work for the pandas by
preparing food and feeding them in the panda
base. The survival of this species has been
threatened in the past, so all conservation efforts
are of paramount importance. Contact us today
to find out how you can be a part of the efforts to
preserve the giant pandas of China in a nature
reserve. You will receive a certificate of
having been a proud volunteer.
details of the one-day tour, please visit
One-Day Tour page.
re the difference above two express tours, please visit the
Xi'an Express Tour pages.
travel options and tour programs about Xi'an from
Beijing or Shanghai.
Beijing-Xian One-day Train Tour
Beijing/Shanghai-Xian One-day Flight Tour
Beijing/Shanghai-Xian Two-day Flight Tour