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Private Day Trip to Mount Hua from Xi'an with English Driver Guide

Mount Hua (Huashan), one of China’s five sacred mountains thanks to its Taoist temples, sits east of Xian in Shaanxi Province. While a return hike to the top of the mountain typically requires two days, this tour makes use of the cable cars, allowing you to take in the views from the summit with only a single day. With a private guide, you can explore at a leisurely pace and ask all the questions you want.
  • Duration: 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.95 USD
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Xi'an Private Tour: Terracotta Warriors and Ancient City Wall Bike Tour

Relive the glory of ancient Xi’an with this full-day tour of the historic city, including a visit to the UNESCO-listed Terracotta Warriors. Enjoy personal attention from your guide on this small-group tour as you take in the views from Xi’an’s ancient city walls, then pedal your way along the entire wall on a 90-minute bike tour. After tucking into a typical Chinese lunch (included) in a local family home, take in another one of Xi’an’s headline acts – the awe-inspiring Terracotta Army, where you can view the army of life-sized sculptures and explore the museum and Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$104.00 USD
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$104.00 USD
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Jinshanling Great Wall Hiking Tour

Tour the Great Wall’s Jinshanling section to experience China’s engineering marvel. After a convenient hotel pickup, head to this well-preserved stretch of wall first built during the Ming Dynasty. Marvel at its watchtowers and gates and enjoy panoramic mountain views. Then, enjoy a delicious lunch at a local restaurant included in the tour price.
  • Duration: 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$88.00 USD
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$88.00 USD
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Xi'an Huashan Mountain Adventure Day Tour

Enjoy a full-day tour to Mount Huashan to see Buddhist and Taoist temples, walk through the mountains and admire the spectacular landscape of sheer cliffs with temples that cling to the rock. Depart Xi’an early to make the most of your day, then take a cable car to the summit of at Mount Huashan upon your arrival. Have free time to hike on your own, perhaps stopping at Gold Lock Pass to marvel at thousands of locks that dangle from along the trail fences. Includes transportation, hotel pickup and drop-off.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$48.00 USD
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2-Day Xi'an Private Tour: Mount Huashan and Terracotta Warriors

Visit the Terracotta Warriors by day, then spend the night on Mount Huashan during this 2-day tour that takes in Xian’s top attractions. Enjoy a full-day tour of Xian city’s highlights, including the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum, Ancient City Wall and Muslim Quarter. Head to Mount Huashan overnight and have time to hike the scenic mountain paths on your own the following day. In the afternoon, meet your guide for the mountain cable car ride and transfer back to Xian city.
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Duration: 2 days
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$254.00 USD
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Private Mount HuaShan Hiking Tour With Cable Car Ride from Xi'an

Travel through the Shaanxi countryside to hike on Mount HuaShan during this private full-day tour from Xi'an. Accompanied by your private guide, ride the cable car up to either the West Peak or North Peak, then hike to all five of Mount HuaShan's peaks. Includes a packed lunch, snacks, dinner at a local restaurant, private guide and driver, cable car tickets, and hotel pickup and drop-off.
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$164.28 USD
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Private Full Day Tour to the Picturesque Hua Mountain

Enjoy the freedom of hiking independently and the comfort of a private guide to get you oriented on this door-to-door tour of Mt. Huashan, one of China’s signature mountains. Your private guide will explain the hiking route options to you then leave you to explore. Please note: Tour includes site entrance fees but excludes shuttle bus and cable car charges. Upgrade to add a foot massage for tired tootsies.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$85.00 USD
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Small-Group Hiking Tour of Hua Shan from Xi’an

Scale the peak of one of China’s sacred mountains on this small-group full-day trek to Hua Shan. Ride the cable car to the North Peak, then choose from one of three different hiking trails, stopping along the way to soak up the scenery and tuck into a packed lunch (included). Embark on a moderate hike to the East Peak or West Peak, or challenge yourself to scale the South Peak, the mountain’s highest point.
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$145.80 USD
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$145.80 USD
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Private Classic Xian Day Tour including Terracotta Warriors, Cave Dweller and Muslim Food Street

Discover the best of Xi’an on an immersive 7-hour private tour. Avoid the crowds and confusion of public transit and relax in round trip private transportation from your hotel. You also enjoy included admission and a guided visit at the UNESCO listed Terracotta Warriors Museums.  After a complimentary lunch, meet a resident of a nearby cave village and explore her home. Your well-rounded adventure concludes with the Old City Wall and Muslim Street.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$103.00 USD
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Full-Day Private Mt Hua Shan Tour from Xi'an

Mt Hua Shan is one of China’s Five Great Mountains and visiting on a private tour means you can take in the natural wonder at your own pace. Ride the cable car to the top of the North Peak, where you can marvel at the views, enjoy lunch (own expense) on the mountaintop, or take a scenic hike around the summit. Hotel pickup and round-trip transport from Xi'an is included.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$171.00 USD
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$171.00 USD
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Private Tour: Mount Huashan Adventure from Xi'an

You don’t have to haggle with taxi drivers or join a group tour to brave Mount Huashan, China’s most precipitous mountain. Ride the cable car up to North Peak, 5,295 feet (1,614 meters) above sea level, then hike among temples, pines, sculptures, and engravings: your private guide will help you find the best angles for photos.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$140.00 USD
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Xi'an Private Tour: Huashan Mountain Day Tour

Enjoy a full-day trip from Xi’an to Mount Huashan to experience the natural beauty and extraordinary views of this craggy dramatic landscape. Ride up the slopes in a cable car to the summit, where you can walk along the mountains and view Buddhist and Taoist temples tucked into sheer cliffs and rock. Explore the summit with your guide and discover spots such as Gold Lock Pass, where people have placed thousands of locks along the trail fences. Includes private guide and vehicle, plus hotel pickup and drop-off.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$124.00 USD
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Chengdu Customized Experience: Giant Pandas and Buddha Statue In One Day

One of Chengdu’s most loved attractions is Chengdu Research Center of Giant Panda Breeding, and on this tour, you’ll be taken directly there after a convenient hotel pickup. Enjoy free time to see the pandas, before heading to the UNESCO World Heritage Site—Leshan Giant Buddha. The tour gives you the freedom to explore at your own pace, and you can choose to either climb or take a boat ride once you’ve got to Leshan Giant Buddha.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$65.00 USD
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Private Hiking Tour: Binggou Danxia and Zhangye Danxia Geopark from Zhangye

Cast your eyes—and your feet—over some of China’s most viral land formations, the vivid stripes of “Danxia” rock, on this private hiking tour. Spend the morning strolling amid the orange pinnacles of Binggou Danxia Scenic Area, as your guide identifies rare formations. After lunch, explore the Zhangye Danxia National Geopark with its photogenic colored hills. Door-to-door private transfers mean no need to piece together public transport.
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$159.00 USD
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$159.00 USD
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Self-Guided Private Day Tour With Chauffeur Service: Ticket For Huashan (Mt. Hua)

Discover one of China’s most sacred sites without the hassle of navigating public transit with chauffeur-driven transfers to the foothills of Mt. Hua Shan, one of the five Great Mountains of China. Pilgrims often scale the mountain on foot, on this private, self-guided tour the choice is up to you: travel to the North Peak by cable car or hike the steep cliffs for a traditional experience. From there, explore the area’s unique sculptures and temples or trek to one of the other peaks before returning to the visitor center, on foot or by cable car, for your private return transfer.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$29.00 USD
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Private Day Tour: Horse Hoof Temple Grottoes and Zhangye Danxia Landform

Delve deep into the world of China’s minorities and admire the multi-colored Danxia rock formations on this private day tour. Start at the Tibetan Buddhist Horse Hoof Temple (Mati Si), with its dramatic grottoes, have lunch with a local Uighur family in their tent, then visit the Zhangye Danxia National Geopark. Throughout, enjoy the sort of local access you’ll only get with a private guide on hand to translate.
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$106.00 USD
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1 day Hua mountain tour

Explore Huashan Mountain’s natural beauty on this guided adventure. After a convenient hotel pickup, travel with a professional guide to the mountain’s cable car station and prepare to ascend 6,830 feet (2082 meters) above sea level. Learn about the mountain’s amazing scenery from your guide and enjoy hikes with picturesque views of peaks and forests, temples and sculptures.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$167.00 USD
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Private Hiking Tour: Pingshanhu Grand Canyon and the Horse Hoof Temple Grottoes

Zhangye located in the northwest of China Gansu province, it was known as “Ganzhou” in the past time. As the “arm” in Zhangqian Period to the communication with the western regions in Western Han Dynasty. Zhangye got it’s name and has always been praised as “the Yangtze River region in the frontier” and “the Golden Zhangye”. This morning you will visit the Horse Hoof Temple Grottoes the legend said that the Heavenly Horse left a footprint in the cave, it has become a treasure of the temple, you will see the beautiful snow mountain and grassland here. Enjoy lunch in the local ethnic Yugur people’s tent. Pingshanhu Grand Canyon is the TOP 5 grand canyon in the world. We will hiking in the park for about 2 hours.The scenic area includes the grand canyon,The scenic area includes the grand canyon, stone wonders, desert and snow mountain, primitive forest, and aesthetic value.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$109.00 USD
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$109.00 USD
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12-Day Tibet Nomad Adventure

Tibetan nomads on the roof of the world has a genuine and glorious culture that tells stories you have never heard. Book this tour and be a part of Tibetan nomad for 12 days. This is an adventure, traveling in the Tibetan diaspora of Qinghai and Gansu Provinces, packed with exploration of Tibetan traditional arts (the most famous Thanka painting in Rebgong or Tong'ren in Chinese), great monasteries such as Rongwu Gomchen (the mother monastery of other 36 in the region itself), Labrang Monastery (the best monastery preserving Tibetan Buddhism scriptures to date), Taktsang Lhamu (Lang'mu'si in Chinese), a memorable day of hiking in the nomadic region of Taktsang, trekking and camping near the romantic and holy Mt. Nyenpo Yurtse, visiting the most beautiful Qinghai Lake and many more.
  • Duration: 12 days
  • Duration: 12 days
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$2,376.00 USD
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Private Trip to Terracotta Army and Banpo Neolithic Museum

This private tour will take you to visit two of the most significant museums in Xian. People who like Chinese culture would find a lot of fun here. In the first site - Terracotta Army and Horses Museum, you will be able to learn about the very first union of the whole China, meanwhile, you will see its contributions and disadvantages. From the great formation that Qin Shi Huang has requested the army to be built, you can see he wanted to rule even in his afterlife. In the afternoon, you will navigate your way to Banpo Museum. It's a neolithic culture site, not that grand as Terracotta Army, but still worth visiting. You will see how primitives lived and their development condition.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$59.00 USD
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Prayers in the Plateau: Exploring Tibetan Nomad Life

Strap on your boots and and get ready for adventure!Our week-long trip will begin in Qinghai’s provincial capital, Xining, and finish in Gansu’s provincial capital Lanzhou. A cross between wilderness and cultural exploration, our journey will take us to secluded temples, remote gorge and mountain hikes, and both a Tibetan village and nomadic tent homestay in a quest for authentic immersion.While this region is known as the Gateway to Tibet, its unique culture is also influenced by its large Muslim population and proximity to Mongolia and Sichuan.Still undisturbed by the furor of tourism, Qinghai and Gansu both offer the chance for true adventure. Be prepared for challenges of every kind, whether picking up a new phrase in Tibetan or breathing at an altitude of more than 2000m, and also for the chance to create memories that will last a lifetime.
  • Duration: 8 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$2,350.00 USD
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$2,350.00 USD
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10 Days Silk Road Adventure Muslim Tour

This tour will take you to the mysterious and fascinating Silk Road in China, where you will visit many historical wonders, ancient Buddhist temples and beautiful Chinese classical architectures and ancient city ruins. As part of the Northern Silk Road running northwest from the bank of the Yellow River it was the most important route from North China to the Tarim Basin and Central Asia for traders and the military.
  • Duration: 10 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,750.00 USD
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$1,750.00 USD
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Xi'an One Day Hua Shan Hiking Tour

Mount Hua is situated in Huayin City, which is 120 kilometres (about 75 miles) from Xi'an. Hua Shan boasts a lot of religious sites: Taoist temples, pavilions, and engraved scriptures are scattered all over the mountain.Hua Mountain is well-known for its sheer cliffs and plunging ravines. It is known as "the most precipitous mountain under heaven" and is probably the most dangerous mountain in the world frequented by hikers. Our tourist can enjoy a full-day trip from Xi’an to Mount Huashan to experience the natural beauty and extraordinary views of this craggy dramatic landscape. Take a round-trip to north peak where you can start your adventure. Those people full of energy could finish all five peaks and one Taoism Temple. The whole trip maybe 8 hours around and include private van, guide, hotel pick-up and drop off.
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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$150.00 USD
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2-Day Xian Terracotta Army and Chengdu Pandas Private Tour

See Xi’an’s Terracotta Warriors and Chengdu’s Giant pandas on a 2-day private tour. After pickup from your downtown Xi’an hotel, explore the City Wall and UNESCO-listed Terracotta Warriors Museum to admire the ancient clay army. Then, after a flight to and night in Chengdu, visit the Giant Panda Breeding Center and enjoy other sightseeing. Your tour includes two days' private transport, guiding, lunches, and entrance tickets; with flight and accommodation at your own expense.
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Duration: 2 days
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$500.00 USD
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