Xian Terracotta Army
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Tour Overview

Chengdu is an ancient and mysterious capital city. It carries a history of more than 3,000 years. The name of the city has never been changed or the site has been moved. Standing peacefully in the hinterland of the “Nation of Abundance”, it is indeed a “Splendid City” that even Marco Polo can marvel at. Take a bullet train from Chengdu to Xian to visit the 8th world wonder – Terracotta Warriors and Horses, which amazes people all over the world, and also is the largest ancient military museum in China.

Highlights of this tour:

1. Be amazed by the grand Terracotta Warriors and Horses to explore the long history of Xian.
2. Through the explanation of professionals, have a deeper understanding of the Terracotta Warriors and Horses.
3. With private driver and English guide, as well as our 10+ years experience, you will definitely love your tour.


In the morning at 07:30, your Chengdu driver will meet you at your hotel lobby and transfer you to Chengdu East Railway Station for the train D3294/08:50-12:35 (or a train with a similar schedule) to Xian. Please get off the train at Xian North Railway Station. The Chengdu local guide will greet you at the exit by holding a welcome board with your name.

Noon: Lunch will be at your own expense (please feel free to ask your guide for suggestions)

Then, you will board the private car to start the Terracotta Warriors tour. After 40-50 minutes of driving, you will arrive at the Terracotta Warriors and Horses. Upon reaching the museum, you’ll be greeted by the impressive sight of the Terracotta Army, an archaeological phenomenon that stands testament to China’s rich history. Your guide will provide a contextual overview, explaining the cultural significance and the meticulous craftsmanship that went into creating this masterpiece. The museum includes Pit 1 (the largest), Pit 2, Pit 3, and the exhibition hall of chariots and horses. Step into the ancient world as you explore the three excavation pits, each revealing a unique aspect of the Qin Dynasty’s military prowess. Marvel at the life-sized soldiers, generals, and horses, each intricately detailed and positioned strategically. Your guide will share anecdotes about the discovery of the Terracotta Army and the ongoing archaeological efforts.

Terracotta Warriors and Horses in Xian
The Life size Terracotta Warriors and Horses

After the visit, you will be transferred back to Xian North Railway Station for the return train G89/19:17-22:31 (or a train with a similar schedule) back to Chengdu. Please get off the train at Chengdu East Railway Station. Your driver in Chengdu will meet you at the exit and transfer you back to the hotel.


Tour Price Per Person ($=USD)

The price varies depending on the activity, number of people, travel date, and selected hotel. Please contact us for a specific price.

Price includes

  • 2nd class bullet train tickets of Chengdu – Xian – Chengdu
  • Entrance ticket for Terracotta Warriors
  • All transfers in Chengdu and Xian as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Air-condition vehicle and drivers, English-speaking tour guide
  • One bottle of mineral water per day
  • The above private escorted tour is customized for you, your family, or your friends exclusively. No other travelers will join in your group

Price excludes

  • Lunch
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities (Highly recommended)
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