Xian Big Wild Goose Pagoda
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Tour Overview

Through this Xian Day Tour, the knowledgeable English-speaking tour guide will show you the brilliant history and culture of Xian city in a vivid way. You will unveil the mysteries of the Terracotta Warriors and Horses, a breathtaking army frozen in time. Delight in a local feast, then traverse history at the Bell and Drum Tower Square. Conclude the journey at the Big Wild Goose Pagoda, an architectural marvel echoing centuries of spiritual enlightenment. Join us to explore Xian at your pace!

Highlights of this tour:

1. Catch a glimpse of Xi’an’s glorious history and culture from your well-informed guide.
2. Get a deep impression of the awe-inspiring life-size terracotta army and be amazed by the high level of sculpture of the ancients.
3. Visit the Bell and Drum Tower Square in the heart of Xi’an ancient city before heading to the Big Wild Goose Pagoda to learn about the tales of Monk Xuang Zang.

 

At approximately 8:30 a.m., your English-speaking tour guide and friendly driver will pick you up from your downtown hotel. Get ready for an adventure-packed day exploring the wonders of Xi’an.

Take a one-hour car ride to the world-famous Terracotta Warriors and Horses, nestled on the outskirts of Xi’an. This archaeological marvel, discovered by local farmers, unravels the mysteries of China’s first emperor, Qin Shi Huang, and his grand mausoleum. Dating back more than two millennia to the Qin Dynasty (221–206 BCE), the Terracotta Army comprises thousands of life-sized clay soldiers, horses, and chariots meticulously crafted to accompany the emperor in the afterlife. Each figure is unique, reflecting the diverse ranks and roles within the imperial army. Visiting the Terracotta Warriors and Horses is not merely a journey through time; it’s a profound encounter with China’s imperial legacy and the meticulous artistry that defines its cultural heritage.

Terracotta Army in Xian
Chinaxiantours customers in the Terracotta Army

After lunch, we’ll head back to Xian City to explore the historic Bell and Drum Tower Square. Admire the ancient architecture and immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of the area. Capture panoramic views and take in the vibrant atmosphere. Continuing our cultural exploration, we’ll visit Big Wild Goose Pagoda, an iconic structure originally designed by the renowned monk Xuanzang, which served as a repository for Buddhist scriptures and artifacts that Xuanzang brought back from his extensive journey to India. Follow your guide to explore the pagoda and its surrounding gardens, capturing the essence of ancient Chinese architecture. After the tour, our guide and driver will transfer you back to your hotel.

Big Wild Goose Pagoda Xian
Big Wild Goose Pagoda

 

Tour Price ($=USD)

From $120 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

  • Chinese style lunch
  • All entrance tickets as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Private transfer in an air-conditioned car
  • Excellent English-speaking tour guide and skillful driver
  • One bottle of mineral water per person
  • This tour is only for you and your party. No other travelers will join your group

Price excludes

  • Personal expense
  • Gratuities (recommended)
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