Xi'an is the most popular tourist destinations in China. The name "Xian" in Chinese means "Peace in the West", and it was once historically known as "Chang An" ( Perpetual Peace ). Xi’an in the past was once an ancient capital city for some of the most important dynasties in Chinese history, including the Zhou, Qin, Han, the Sui, and Tang dynasties. Many tourists say the city of Xian looks more Chinese than metropolitan cities such as Beijing, Shanghai. It is an ideal haven for those who are interested in Chinese culture and its people.
Xi'an is one of the most popular tourist destinations in China. The best time to visit Xi'an is from spring (March) to autumn (November), especially during June, July, August and September. Spring or autumn is considered the best season to visit Xian, which is neither too hot nor too cold. With gentle breezes and warm sunshine, spring in Xian is a perfect time of year for outdoor activities and travelling. It is the ideal time to visit the historical relics, such as Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses, the Muslim Quarter as well as climb Mount Huashan. However, travellers are advised to try and avoid the Labor Day holiday (May 1–3) and the National Day holiday (October 1–7) when all tourist sites are crowded with Chinese people.
Mactan–Cebu International Airport – The Mactan–Cebu International Airport is an international airport that connects the city of Cebu with the outside world. The airport is located in Lapu-Lapu City on Mactan Island, a part of Metro Cebu. It is the second busiest international airport in the Philippines. The airlines that operate in this airport is AirAsia Philippines, Cebgo, Cebu Pacific, PAL Express, and Philippine Airlines. This airport consists of two different terminals. The Mactan–Cebu International Airport has many interesting shops and eateries within the airport so you can shop or dine in while waiting for the plane to arrive or depart. To go in and out of the airport is easy because there are many types of transportation available in The Mactan–Cebu International Airport for the visitors.
Xianyang Airport (XIY) – Xianyang Airport is located northeast of Xianyang city, 50km to the northwest of Xi'an city centre. Xianyang Airport is equipped with three terminals and operates around 350 air routes. Flights leaving from the airport connect many domestic cities, including Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Guilin, Lijiang, Shenzhen, Nanjing, Hangzhou, Yiwu, Anqing, Tangshan and Yichun. On the other hand, International flights reach various cities globally including Hong Kong, Taipei, Seoul, Phuket, Osaka, Chiang Mai, Okinawa, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Maldives, Helsinki, Moscow, and Paris. For those travelling from Cebu can book a flight with Asiana Airlines, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern Airlines, EVA Air, Korean Air, Scoot or Xiamen Air to reach Xi'an.
Xi'an has a temperate and continental monsoon climate, with four distinct seasons. Xi'an’s climate during spring (March to May) is generally warm. There is occasionally dust storms which can be an inconvenience, however for the most part travellers can easily get by comfortably with a coat, long trousers, along with spare sweaters. Summer (July to September) in Xi'an is hot and rainy. There will significant rain from April through to October, with showers that come and go quickly. The highest temperature occurs in July, ranging around 35 – 40˚C; while the coldest month is January, with the temperature ranging as low as -10 – -5˚C.