15 days in Shaanxi Itinerary

15 days in Shaanxi Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Xi'an
— 4 nights
2
Huayin
— 2 nights
3
Hu County
— 2 nights
4
Mei County
— 2 nights
5
Baoji
— 2 nights

4
nights
Xi'an

Xi'an ©
Historians often describe Xi'an, capital city for over a dozen dynasties, as the birthplace of Chinese civilization.
Get in touch with nature at Bailuyuan Ski Area and Jingyugou Scenic Resort, Xi'an. Get some historical perspective at Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayanta) and Xi'an Bell Tower. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses, explore the activities along Huangcheng Park, stroll the grounds of Tomb of Emperor Jingdi (Hanyangling), and stroll through Huaqing Palace.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Xi'an travel route planning site.

Seattle, USA to Xi'an is an approximately 18-hour flight. Traveling from Seattle to Xi'an, you'll lose 16 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Seattle in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Xi'an, with lows of °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can go by car to Huayin.

Things to do in Xi'an

Parks Historic Sites Winter Sports
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Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayanta) ©
Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayanta)
Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang) ©
Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang)

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Huayin

Huayin ©
"Huayin" translates literally as "to the north of Mount Hua," which says a lot about this city inextricably linked to the sacred Taoist mountain.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Yuquan Courtyard of Huashan, thenadmire the striking features of Xi'an Yuquan Yard, thentake in the awesome beauty at Mount Huashan, and finally trek along Mountain Huashan Plank Trail. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shaohua Mountain National Forest Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Pujiu Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Xiyue Temple.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Huayin trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Xi'an to Huayin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Hu County.

Things to do in Huayin

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Pujiu Temple, Shaohua Mountain National Forest Park
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Mountain Huashan Plank Trail ©
Mountain Huashan Plank Trail
Mount Huashan ©
Mount Huashan

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nights
Hu County

Hu County ©
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): take a peaceful walk through Zhuque National Forest Park, Xi'an and then delve into the lush surroundings at Louguantai National Forest Park. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Bell Tower (Zhonglou), thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Caotang Temple, and then take a peaceful walk through Taiping Forest Park.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Hu County online route builder.

Getting from Huayin to Hu County by car takes about 2.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Mei County.

Things to do in Hu County

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Louguantai National Forest Park
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Louguantai National Forest Park ©
Louguantai National Forest Park
Bell Tower (Zhonglou) ©
Bell Tower (Zhonglou)

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nights
Mei County

Mei County ©
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): take a peaceful walk through Red River Valley Forest Park, appreciate the views at Tang Valley SPA Recuperation Base, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Taibaishan National Forest Park.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Mei County holiday site.

Getting from Hu County to Mei County by car takes about 2 hours. In February, daytime highs in Mei County are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Baoji.

Things to do in Mei County

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Tang Valley SPA Recuperation Base
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Red River Valley Forest Park ©
Red River Valley Forest Park

2
nights
Baoji

Baoji ©
'' is a prefecture-level city in western Shaanxi province, People's Republic of China.GeographyThe prefecture-level city of Baoji has a population of 3,716,731 according to the 2010 Chinese census, inhabiting an area of 18172km². Baoji Bronze Ware Museum and Baoji History Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Get some cultural insight at Datang qinwang Mausoleum and Dasan Barrier. Take a break from Baoji with a short trip to Qishan Zhougong Temple in Qishan County, about 1h 5 min away. There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Jifengshan Scenic Resort, go for a walk through Tiantai Mountian Scenic Resort, take an in-depth tour of Baoji Municipal Museum, and explore the activities along Jiangziya Diaoyutai Scenic Resort.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Baoji online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Mei County to Baoji takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Baoji

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Qishan Zhougong Temple
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Baoji People's Park ©
Baoji People's Park
Baoji Bronze Ware Museum ©
Baoji Bronze Ware Museum