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Famen Temple and Yuanjiacun Village Tour
Activities in Xi'an

Famen Temple and Yuanjiacun Village Tour

  • English English
  • 9 hours
  • Hotel pick up

This tour will take you to the Famen Temple, an important Buddhist pilgrimage destination, as well as the beautiful traditional Chinese village of Yuanjiacun

Famen Temple and Yuanjiacun Village Tour

We'll pick you up at 8 am from your hotel in Xi'an and set off on a one-and-a-half hour trip to the village of Yuanjiacun, located on the side of a mountain.

When we arrive in the centre of this small town, we'll start off with a walking tour through its picturesque streets. We'll capture the true essence of Chinese culture as well stroll among its charming food stores. We'll also get the chance to watch the Qin Opera Show and even learn how to grind soybeans to make tofu! What an incredible cultural experience!

Afterwards we'll give you an hour of free time to get some lunch. With our batteries recharged, we'll meet up again to visit a tea house.

In the next part of the tour we'll leave Yuanjiacun behind and head to the Famen Temple, one of the most most important religious monuments in the Shaanxi region and home to one of the Buddha relics! We'll go on a two-hour guided tour of the site, including the pagoda, which had to be rebuilt after it was destroyed by storms. 

At the end of the tour we'll return to Xi'an and drop you off at your hotel at 5:30 pm.


This is a private tour organized for you and your partner, friends or family.

  • Up to 3 people

    US$ 271.40
  • Up to 5 people

    US$ 290.80
  • Up to 9 people

    US$ 396.60
  • Up to 13 people

    US$ 546.30
  • Up to 18 people

    US$ 616.80
  • Up to 25 people

    US$ 740.20

More Information


9 hours.

Language English

The tour is exclusively in English.


Hotel pick up and drop off.

Transport in bus or minibus, depending on group size.

English speaking guide.

Mineral water.

Not included

Entry fee to Famen Temple (100 CNY per person, around 14 USD).


When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.


Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

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No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).

Per group from
US$ 271.40
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts


Free! Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.