Private Xi’an City Wall Biking Tour and Calligraphy Class. Start the tour to follow a knowledgeable tour guide to cycling on the ancient City Wall, attend the class to learn traditional Chinese Calligraphy. Bicycle along the ancient City Wall with a local expert guide, see the Art Museum’s collection of ancient paintings and Shaanxi folk arts and take a calligraphy class to learn the traditional art of writing in Chinese characters by hand. This half-day excursion takes you to see the city from a new perspective and teaches you some Chinese calligraphy.
- City Wall Biking
- Calligraphy Class
- Tangbo Art Museum
We’ll pick you up from your downtown hotel lobby at either 8:30 am or 1:30 pm and then transfer to Xi’an City Wall.
Ancient City Wall is one of the highlights in Xi’an, the best and most enjoyable way to experience this ancient wall is on a bicycle. Here you could take a leisurely ride along the wall and enjoy an amazing view of the city below. The bicycle rental fee is included.
Later we’ll head to the Tangbo Art Museum to enjoy ancient paintings throughout different periods in Chinese history and the Shaanxi folk art collection.
The guide will give you a comprehensive introduction of Chinese art history and traditional Chinese calligraphy, then you will attend the calligraphy class lasts approximately 30 minutes, and write with a traditional Chinese writing brush yourself, learn calligraphy and have fun.
Afterward, enjoy a private transfer back to your hotel or any downtown point to conclude the tour.
Top attractions in Xi'an
Here are some top attractions in Xi’an you could visit and enjoy. There are, of course, dozens of attractions and landmarks in Xi’an worth visiting and learning about the history of this amazing city.
Terracotta Warriors is the unique attraction, located in the Emperor Qinshihuang's Mausoleum site Museum in Xi'an, China. Also known as the Terracotta Army, these series of terracotta statues portraying the armies of the first emperor of China, Qin Shi Huang.
Giant Wild Goose Pagoda, or Big Wild Goose Pagoda, is a South Xi'an, Shaanxi, China, Buddhist pagoda. During the Tang dynasty it was built in 652 and originally had five storeys. During Empress Wu Zetian's reign, the building was reconstructed...
Marking the geographic center of the ancient capital Xian and lasting for more than 600 years, Bell Tower of Xi'an is the iconic building used to announce the time. Today it is a museum with cultural relics and traditional artworks,...
Xi'an and China travel guides
Xi’an is a large city in central China and capital of Shaanxi Province. It is over 2000 year old and it was a capital of many Chinese Empires and the seat of even more Emperors. China’s first emperor, Qin Shi Huang, was buried in outskirts of Xi’an, together with the army of thousands of terracotta warriors, world famous life size...
China travel guide: 14 things you need to know. Visit China, a country with ancient history and civilization dating all the way back to 21st century BCE. Traces of ancient civilizations are present and well preserved in almost every corner...
Top hotels in Xi'an
Xi’an has dozens of hotels of various star ratings, together with other lodging solutions, such as guest houses, hostels, and Airbnb. Bellow are some top hotel recommendations from our website. For a general hotel search, check the form at the bottom of this page or our hotel booking page.
Elegant five-star hotel “Xi'an OKL Hotel” is situated in Xi'an. It boasts a convenient location within 5 km from the city center.Hotel features Please note that the entire hotel is smoke-free.
With a stay at Hilton Xian, you'll be centrally located in Xi'an, within a 15-minute drive of Xi'an Bell Tower and Xingqing Lake. This 5-star hotel is 4 mi (6.4 km) from Drum Tower and 4.8 mi (7.7 km) from...
Ideally located in the prime touristic area of City Center, Grand Mercure Xian on Renmin Square promises a relaxing and wonderful visit. The hotel offers a high standard of service and amenities to suit the individual needs of all travelers....
With a stay at Somerset Aparthotel Xindicheng Xi’an in Xi’an, you’ll be within a 15-minute drive of Drum Tower and Giant Wild Goose Pagoda. This 4.5-star hotel is 3 mi (4.8 km) from Xi’an Bell Tower and 0.7 mi (1.2...
Xi’an Tang-Paradise Hotel is perfectly located for both business and leisure guests in Xian. Featuring a complete list of amenities, guests will find their stay at the property a comfortable one. Service-minded staff will welcome and guide you at the...
With a stay at Merlinhod Hotel Xi’an, you’ll be centrally located in Xi’an, within a 15-minute drive of Xi’an Bell Tower and Drum Tower. This 4.5-star hotel is 5.3 mi (8.6 km) from Giant Wild Goose Pagoda and 0.2 mi...
Cheap flights calendar and hotels discounts for Xi'an
The peak season for flights to Xian is January, August and September. The low season for purchasing tickets is April, May and June.
Xian is served by Xianyang International Airport. Direct flights to Xian are offered by 46 airlines. Most flights are with China Eastern Airlines. Direct flights from Xian, United States are airlines: Hainan Airlines from Los Angeles.
Xi'an and China attractions and landmarks
Here are some of the most popular attractions and landmarks in Xi’an and in China.