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. Taking a bullet train from Chengdu to Xian to visit the 8th world wonder – Terracotta Warriors and Horses, which amazes people all over the world, also is the largest ancient military museum in China.
*Through the explanation of professionals, have a deeper understanding of the Terracotta Warriors and Horses.
*With private driver and English guide, as well as our 10+ years experience, you will definitely love your tour.
AM: 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 D1918/09:00-12:25 (or a train with 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)
PM: Then you will board the private car to start the Terracotta Warriors tour. After a 40-50 minutes’ driving, you will arrive to the Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum. Terracotta Warriors and Horses is known as “the Eighth Wonders of the World” with a surprisingly high level in sculpture. It is located 30 km east of the Xi’an City and the original site was found by four local farmers while drilling a well in 1974. Now it has turned into one of the most important attractions in China and the No.1 attractive site in Xi’an. The museum includes Pit 1(the largest pit), Pit 2, Pit 3, and the exhibition hall of the chariots and horses. You will stay in the museum for 2-3 hours. Listening to the explanation from the expert tour guide, you will learn the hidden story of those live-sized sculptures and history of their owner: First Emperor of Qin who is also the first emperor of China.
After the visit, you will be transferred back to Xian North Railway Station for the return train G2211/19:07-22:55 (or a train with 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 hotel.
- 2nd class bullet train tickets of Chengdu – Xian – Chengdu
- Entrance ticket for Terracotta Warriors
- All transfer in Chengdu and Xian as mentioned in 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
- Personal expenses
- Gratuities (Highly recommended)