China

Xi'an

Historic north east

Wall and warriors
Approx. 7 days
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China’s Golden Triangle

The big three
Approx. 10 days
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China overland

Metropolises, teahouses and ancient history
Approx. 14 days
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Things to do in Xi'an

Our recommended experiences and activities

Cycle the old city wall of Xi’an
Xi'an

Cycle the old city wall of Xi’an

Xi’an is China’s original capital and home to the oldest and best-preserved city wall in China — and a great way to see it is by bike. Give yourself a few hours for regular stops so you can take in the wall’s amazing engineering.

Sample the food in Xi’an’s Muslim Quarter
Xi'an

Sample the food in Xi’an’s Muslim Quarter

If you’re heading to Xi’an, you’ll no doubt want to see its famous Terracotta Army, but include some time to see the rest of the city too. The Muslim Quarter in the heart of the city is famous for its mosques and markets where you can sample delicious street food.

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