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Pingyao Tour from Xi'an

3-Day, Xian, Pingyao, Private Tour (CT-XA-7)

Pingyao Tour from Xi'an
Pingyao Tour from Xi'an


Peggie Lv,

Tour Manager

Time has endowed Pingyao with charm and fame as not only an ancient city but also a place to pick up China's finest architectural essence. A return trip from Xi'an offers you an excellent insight.

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Day by Day Tour Itinerary

Day 1

Xi'an to Pingyao (Overnight Train K690 2222 - 0737)

Destinations & activities: Overnight train to Pingyao

Today you will take an overnight train to Pingyao.


- Smart Tips:

  • Train station transfer will be on your own arrangement.
  • Please keep an eye on your stuff during the train trip.
  • Meals:None

    Day 2


    Pingyao Tour from Xi'an

    Destinations & activities: Train station transfer, Pingyao Ancient Town, Rishengchang Draft Bank, Ancient Mingqing Street and Pingyao Ancient City Wall

    In the morning, you will reach Pingyao. Our local tour guide will escort you to Pingyao. Check in and have a short break.

    Honored as one of the best preserved ancient towns in China, Pingyao Ancient Town keeps the history alive. Today you will spend a whole day at this great town. You will visit Rishengchang Draft Bank, the first bank in China dating back to 1644.

    Dedicate your afternoon to Ancient Mingqing Street and Ancient City Wall.


    - Smart Tips:

  • The major color tone in Pingyao Ancient Town is black and dark green. White shirt or light-colored clothes might cause overexpose while taking photos.
  • Tap water in Pingyao is pumped up from wells that are mostly over 200-meter-deep, thus the boiled water you drink at the hotel or retsuarant is a bit salty. We suggest you drink bottled water if you don't like the taste. (FYI, Nongfu Spring is one of the best brands for bottled water.)
  • There are many stores and vendors selling Pingyao Beef and claim themselves to be the most authentic. How to spot good beef? Make sure you buy the beef that is pink but not red and bagged in kraftpaper bags. Guanyun is one of the best brands to choose.


  • Meals: Breakfast and Chinese Lunch


    Day 3

    Pingyao to Xi'an (Overnight Train 1095 2047 - 0656)

    Wang Family's Grand Courtyard
    Wang Family's Grand Courtyard is located about 20km outside Pingyao Ancient Town

    Destinations & activities: Shuanglin Temple, Wang Family's Grand Courtyard and transfer to the train station

    Aging about 1,500 years old, Shuanglin Temple is known for its well-presvered clay sculptures and color paintings. Later, you will visit the impressive Wang Family's Grand Courtyard.

    Tonight, you will get on an overnight train and back to Xi'an. Train station transfer in Xi'an will be on your own arrangement.


    - Smart Tips:

  • The drive from Pingyao to Shuanglin Temple is within  30 minutes, to Wang Family's Grand Courtyard is within one hour.
  • Meals: Breakfast and Chinese Lunch



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    Price Inclusion

    • Entrance fees.
    • Meals listed in the itinerary.
    • Private transfers.
    • Private English-speaking guide and driver.
    • Hotels listed in the itinerary.
    • Service Charge & Taxes.
    • China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance.
    • Luggage Transfers.

    Price Exclusion

    • International Airfare or Train Tickets to enter or leave China.
    • China Entry Visa Fees.
    • Excess Baggage Charges.
    • Personal Expenses.
    • Any meals that are not mentioned in the tour itinerary.
    • Single Room Supplement.

    Special Terms

    • Price may change during some Chinese festivals.
    • Price is subject to change based on exchange rate.
    • We accept both on-line payment (by Paypal® and Moneybookers®) and wire transfer.
    • A deposit of 10% ot the total cost is required when you confirm your booking.
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    Tour Highlights

    • Transfer hotel meals and sightseeing included
    • Pingyao Ancient City with its story to tell
    • Stay in featured hotel

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