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Tour Overview

Accompanied by a private guide, you will take this Terracotta Army tour to delve into the profound history of Qin Shihuang’s silent army, seamlessly navigating the transport system. Witness the lifelike warriors, each unique in expression and detail, and gain insights into ancient China. With the convenience of public transport and the expertise of a private guide, this tour ensures an immersive and enriching experience at the awe-inspiring Terracotta Army site.

Highlights of this tour:

1. Explore the Terracotta Army, accompanied by a private guide offering commentary on Qin Shihuang’s fascinating ancient mausoleum.
2. Engage in a personalized tour experience as your informative guide navigates public transport, providing exclusive insights into the intricate details of each Terracotta Warrior and the historical context.


Our guide will warmly greet you in the hotel lobby, setting the tone for an exciting half-day exploration of Xi’an’s cultural treasures. Today’s highlight is the awe-inspiring Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum, a testament to China’s rich history and craftsmanship.

You will take the bus or Metro to Xi’an Railway Station. Upon arrival, walk to the East Square, where the shuttle bus awaits to transport you to the iconic Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum. En route, your guide will share fascinating insights into Xi’an’s past, building anticipation for the archaeological marvel ahead.

Step into a world frozen in time as you enter the Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum. Marvel at the life-sized clay soldiers and horses, each with unique features and expressions, guarding the mausoleum of China’s first emperor, Qin Shi Huang. Your guide will delve into the historical significance, explaining the meticulous craftsmanship and the emperor’s vision of the afterlife. You will have 2.5-4 hours in the museum

Terracotta Warriors and Horses in Xian
Terracotta Warriors and Horses in Xian

After the visit, board the shuttle bus back to the East Square of Xi’an Railway Station. Your guide will guide you to the Metro station or bus stop for the return journey. As you traverse the city, appreciate the blend of ancient and modern architecture, symbolizing Xi’an’s dynamic evolution。

Kind notice:

*Tour starting time depends on you. The advised starting time is 09:00-12:00. So you can avoid the rush hour and also ensure enough visiting time in the museum.
* In the Museum there is a nice restaurant named Friendship Restaurant. You could have lunch or dinner here if you like.
* The tour cost excludes the public transfer fee. Please bring some change on the touring day. Like 1-yuan, 5-yuan, and 10-yuan. With the help of our guide, you will buy the bus ticket and Metro ticket on your own.
* Comfortable walking shoes are recommended.
* It takes about 1 hour each way between Xi’an train station and Terracotta Warriors.
* It depends on how much time to spend in the museum.


Tour Price Per Person ($=USD)

From $66 P.P, which is based on a private tour for 2 people. The price varies depending on the activity, number of people, travel date, and selected hotel.

Price includes

  • Entrance ticket
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Private tour for you

Price excludes

  • Public bus fee
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities (recommended)
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