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- 3 - 4 hours
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We know it's tempting, but resist the urge to be lazy while on holidays and join this Xi'an tour for a rewarding day of cycling and adventuring around the city's walls, backstreets, and parks.
* Pick up some tasty snacks from street vendors
* Join in with locals practicing their morning exercises
* Cycle along the ancient city walls of Xi'an
* Admire the well-preserved architecture on the streets of Xi'an
* Learn about Xi'an's historic, local legends
What's included in this trip
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Please present your voucher to the local guide at the beginning of the tour.
Confirmation of booking
Please contact Xi'an Urban Adventures to confirm your tour 24 hours prior to departure.
We will be on our feet for a number of hours so please make sure you wear comfortable walking shoes
Children must be 6 years of age to 11 years inclusively. Children below the age of 6 are not permitted on this tour.
If you are happy with the services provided by your local guides and drivers a tip - though not compulsory - is appropriate. While it may not be customary to you, it is of great significance to the people who will take care of you during your travels, inspires excellent service, and is an entrenched feature of the tourism industry across many Intrepid Urban Adventures destinations. Please consider this when budgeting for your extra expenses on this tour.
Get into action on this cycling city tour that uncovers a slice of daily life while exploring the ancient and modern sides of Xi'an. Start the day by meeting an enthusiastic local guide in central Xian. Weave through the backstreets and modern thoroughfares of Xi'an and stop to buy some snacks from the street vendors selling everything from fruit to breakfast foods.
Next, stop at a park in the shadow of the ancient city walls to join the locals in their morning exercises. You'll see people doing everything from relaxing tai chi to energetic dancing - there's even outdoor gym equipment to warm up on. If you're lucky, your exercises might be accompanied by the sounds of locals practicing opera or playing traditional instruments. Climb to the top of the wall and choose a bike to cycle on. Go it alone or pair up on a tandem bike for some extra fun! Ride around the city walls, appreciate the ancient architecture and revel in the unique view of the city. It may be a little bumpy at times but the incredible view and insight into local life is second to none.
Stop to see city landmarks, take snapshots and learn about legends and tales of charming Xi'an. Depending on the weather (and the fitness of the group) the ride could last up to 14 km if the whole circumference of the wall is completed. Arrive back at the South Gate where the tour ends. Take the option to hire the bike for longer for an independent adventure (at an additional cost) or choose to explore on your own for the rest of the day.