"The Marathon of Xi??an City Wall " is now an international sport. The course is awesome with 13.7KM (the circumference of the Xi??an City Wall is 13.7 KM) on the Xi??an City Wall. Participants in the full marathon will conquer the city wall three times, while the 1/3 marathon will travel through the Wall only once.
Xi??an City Wall has a history of over 600 years since it was built in the early Ming Dynasty (1368 AD---1644AD). Nowadays, this old historical relic is not only an important material object for the study of ancient military science but also a very important tourist??s attraction in China.
Xi??an City Wall Marathon & Terra-cotta Warriors Tour of October 31 2006
Day 01: Entry Beijing October 31, 2006
Our guide will pick you up at Beijing airport and transfer to Beijing Capital Hotel. The rest of the day is on your own to explore the city.
Day 02: (Includes: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) November 1, 2006
Visit the Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City and the Temple of Heaven.
Day 03: (Includes: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) November 2, 2006
One day excursion to Mutianyu Great Wall. Beijing Roasted Duck Dinner served at the original, century-old Qianmen Quan Ju De restaurant in the evening.
Day 04 (Includes: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) November 3, 2006
Beijing to Xi??an
Take morning flight CA1209 (09:50/ 11:40) to Xi??an. Return to the city and check into Hyatt Regency Xi??an. Take part in a Royal Welcome Ceremony at the South Gate of Xi??an City Wall. Then walk on the City Wall and get ready for tomorrow Marathon on this famous Wall. Overnight in Hyatt Regency Xi??an.
Day 05 (Includes: Breakfast, Dinner) November 4, 2006
Xi??an City Wall Marathon
After breakfast in the hotel, transfer to the South Gate of Xi??an City Wall. 08:00 AM, the race starts. Bus back to the hotel after finishing City Wall Marathon, PM at your own leisure. Tang Dynasty Dance Performance and Jiaozi (Dumpling) Dinner served in the evening. Overnight in Hyatt Regency Xi??an.
Day 06 (Includes: Breakfast, Lunch) November 5, 2006
Xi??an to Beijing
Visit Qinshihuang??s Terra-cotta Warriors Museum in the morning. After lunch at a local restaurant inside the Warriors Museum compound, transfer the airport and take flight CA1202 (16:20/ 18:00) to Beijing. Be met and transferred to Beijing Capital Hotel.
Day 07 (Includes: Breakfast) November 6, 2006
After breakfast in the hotel, transfer to the airport and take international flight back your home. Xi??an City Wall Marathon and Qinshihuang??s Terra-cotta Warriors tour service ends.
Tour quotation based on standard room: USD 980 per person, single room supplement: USD320.
The full Marathon enrollment fee: USD90 per person, the 1/3 Marathon enrollment fee: USD70 per person (the price here for those who only need City Wall Marathon )
1) Beijing/ Xi??an/ Beijing flights and airport tax.
2) Meals as specified.
3) Hotel accommodation.
4) Sightseeing as above with English-speaking guide and driver.
Personal expenses, tips to driver and guide.