One Day Chengdu Xian Terracotta Warriors Tour by Bullet Train
Chengdu, located in the center of Sichuan, is the political, economic and cultural core of Sichuan Province. This is an ancient and mysterious capital city. According to the Jinsha site excavated in reality, the history of Chengdu’s construction can be traced back to 3,200 years ago. 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. The train riding is about 4 hours per way, so your Terracotta Warriors tour from Chengdu will cost about 14 hours in total.
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.
The core of our service is excellent travel guides. Over 20 years, we have built up a considerable professional guide team that is knowledgeable, attentive and flexible. The most experienced and reliable guides will be arranged for your unique China tour. Our passionate guide team is full of contagious enthusiasm and keen interest to share culture and history in a pleasant manner. We are always glad at your service to lead you to explore a real China and experience authentic local life in China.
Our Driver and Vehicle
The first mission of our service is to ensure you feel safe and comfortable during your travel. The vehicles we use are air-conditioned, clean and well-maintained. Our drivers are all licensed drivers with many years of driving experience. Moreover, we offer free baby seats for families with little kids.
Food is a very important part of Chinese culture. You won’t want to miss the opportunity to taste the real local Chinese food!
Buffet breakfast will be included in the hotel if you would like accommodation to be arranged by us. Having lunch at local restaurants close and convenient to the attractions you will visit, you would enjoy the local dishes in each city. Chinese style, Vegetarian or Muslim meals are all available. If you have any other diet requirements or allergies, please feel free to let us know, we will try our best to organize it.
For daily dinner, you are suggested to have it on your own when you are exploring each city in your own time, this way would be more flexible for you to choose food as per your interest and preference.