Comparing Beijing and Shanghai, Xian is a quite popular city where you can dine, stay and travel on a budget. How to save money from Xian Tour? Let’s check out!
1. International flight/internal train to Xian
Before you start your Xian Tour for an international flight, please book earlier to get a discount flight ticket. For internal train from some major cities, such as Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu etc, take a look at train price, high-speed train is more expensive, while other trains are quite cheap.
2. Choose to visit in low season
The low season in Xian is from December to March, the entrance ticket and hotel price will execute low season price which will largely reduce a sum of money.
Xian has various hostels and lodges with comfortable bed, some even offer breakfast. Try to search one for your Xian budget tour.
Take a bus or shared bike in the downtown area to visit the main attractions. Remember to register an IC card which is very convenient for your Xian tour.
But if you want to visit Terracotta Warriors, we advise taking bus Tourist 5(Line 306) on East Square of Railway Station. Or take bus 307 after visited Big Wild Goose Pagoda.
There are lots of delicious yet cheap food in Xian, such as Rougamo, Gold Noodles etc. More information, please check it here. (放上西安受欢迎的食物链接)
6. Visit free attractions
You can save a lot of money from visiting free attractions, such as Muslim Street, Shaanxi History Museum(Close on Monday) etc, and visit music fountain and Big Wild Goose Pagoda in the evening, enjoy the stunning view of City Wall, Bell and Drum Tower from afar.
7. Consider booking a group tour
For Mount Hua and other attractions far away from the downtown, please consider a group tour, you will save much time and energy.
8. Bargain for shopping and souvenirs
It’s inevitable that some travelers want to buy souvenirs for family members or friends, remember to bargain before purchase, sometimes you’ll surprise!
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