12 days in Shaanxi Itinerary

12 days in Shaanxi Itinerary

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Xi'an
— 4 nights
2
Yulin
— 1 night
3
Shenmu County
— 1 night
4
Yan'an
— 1 night
5
Liuba County
— 1 night
6
Fufeng County
— 3 nights

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Xi'an

Xi'an ©
Historians often describe Xi'an, capital city for over a dozen dynasties, as the birthplace of Chinese civilization.
Forest of Stone Steles Museum and Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore hidden gems such as Tang Bo Art Museum and Xi'an Banpo Museum. The adventure continues: take in panoramic vistas at Small Goose Pagoda, explore the ancient world of Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang), don't miss a visit to Kaiyuan Square, and take in the natural beauty of Huaqing Palace.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Xi'an driving holiday app.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Xi'an is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in June; daily highs in Xi'an reach 36°C and lows reach 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Yulin.

Things to do in Xi'an

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Tang Bo Art Museum ©
Tang Bo Art Museum
Forest of Stone Steles Museum ©
Forest of Stone Steles Museum
Small Goose Pagoda ©
Small Goose Pagoda

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Yulin

Yulin
Yulin is a prefecture-level city in the Shanbei region of Shaanxi province, China, bordering Inner Mongolia to the north, Shanxi to the east, and Ningxia to the west. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): enjoy breathtaking views from Yulin Drum Tower, take in panoramic vistas at Zhenbeitai Observation Deck, then see Great Wall Ruins of Qin Dynasty, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Lingxiao Tower of Yulin.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Yulin visit planning app.

Explore your travel options from Xi'an to Yulin with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Shenmu County.

Things to do in Yulin

Historic Sites
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Shenmu County

Shenmu County
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Erlang Mountain and then identify plant and animal life at Hongjiannao Wetlands.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Shenmu County holiday builder app.

Traveling by car from Yulin to Shenmu County takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Yan'an.

Things to do in Shenmu County

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
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Yan'an

Yan'an ©
Yan'an HistoryIn medieval China, Yan'an was once called Yanzhou, a location of strategic military importance for the Chinese empire and Tanguts of the Western Xia Dynasty. Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Yan'an Revolutionary Site at the Foot of Fenghuang Mountain, steep yourself in history at Zaoyuan Revolutionary Site of Yan'an, contemplate the long history of Yangjialing Revolutionary Former site, then examine the collection at Revolutionary Memorial Hall (Geming Jinianguan), then contemplate the long history of Yan'an Wangjiaping, and finally steep yourself in history at News Publishing Memorial of Yan'an.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Yan'an online trip planner.

You can drive from Shenmu County to Yan'an in 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Liuba County.

Things to do in Yan'an

Historic Sites · Museums
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News Publishing Memorial of Yan'an ©
News Publishing Memorial of Yan'an
Zaoyuan Revolutionary Site of Yan'an ©
Zaoyuan Revolutionary Site of Yan'an
Yangjialing Revolutionary Former site ©
Yangjialing Revolutionary Former site

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Liuba County

Liuba County
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): delve into the distant past at Han Zhang LiuHou Ancestral Hall and then explore the activities along Hanzhong Zibai Mountain.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Liuba County trip planner.

Getting from Yan'an to Liuba County by car takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Fufeng County.

Things to do in Liuba County

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
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Fufeng County

Fufeng County ©
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): stroll through Red River Valley Forest Park and then look for all kinds of wild species at Zhouzhi County Nature reserve of Shaanxi. Keep things going the next day: explore the different monuments and memorials at Datang qinwang Mausoleum, take an in-depth tour of Baoji Bronze Ware Museum, and then explore the ancient world of Wuzhangyuan Zhuge Liang Temple.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Fufeng County online visit planner.

You can drive from Liuba County to Fufeng County in 4 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 21°C. On the 29th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fufeng County

Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Baoji, Zhouzhi County Nature reserve of Shaanxi, Wuzhangyuan Zhuge Liang Temple, Red River Valley Forest Park
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Red River Valley Forest Park ©
Red River Valley Forest Park
Famen Temple (Famen Si) ©
Famen Temple (Famen Si)
Wuzhangyuan Zhuge Liang Temple ©
Wuzhangyuan Zhuge Liang Temple