On this one day Xian private tour, you will appreciate the vivid life-size terracotta warriors and horses in the morning, and in the afternoon, take a walk on China’s largest and best-preserved ancient city wall and visit the Great Mosque hidden in the lane of Muslim Quarter to see the perfect combination of traditional Chinese architecture and Islamic architecture. After the tour, you will fall in love with this ancient capital.
. Witness the cultural and historical wonders of ancient China at the eighth wonder of the world, the Terracotta Warriors and Horses.
. Experience how the Muslims have integrated their lives into this ancient city in the Muslim Quarter, and explore the most famous food streets in Xi’an.
. Stroll around or enjoy cycling on the ancient City Wall, overlooking a spectacular view of the city.
. See the Chinese pavilions with colored beams and engraved ridgepoles at the Grand Mosque.
AM: Our English-speaking tour guide will pick you up at your downtown hotel in the morning and then directly head to Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses. Known as “the Eighth Wonder of the World” and one of the most significant archaeological discoveries in the 20th century, the museum shows a surprisingly high level in sculpture. The splendid battle formation will leave you an impressive memory.
Noon: Lunch in a local restaurant.
PM: In the afternoon, visit Xian Ancient City Wall. It is the largest and best-preserved ancient city wall in China. It was built for military defense in the ancient time. You can optionally ride a bike on the top of the City Wall.
Then we will move on to visit Bell Tower and Drum Tower Square which sits at the center of this ancient city. At last, we will pay a visit to Muslim Quarter, the most famous food street in Xian. In the hidden lane of Muslim Quarter, you will visit the Great Mosque, a major spot for religious activities among the Muslims in Xi’an. It possesses much traditional Chinese architectural elements in its design. For example, you will see Chinese pavilions with painted beams and engraved ridgepoles.
After the wonderful Xian tour, our guide and driver will transfer you back to your hotel.
- Chinese style lunch
- All entrance tickets as mentioned in itinerary
- Excellent English-speaking tour guide and skillful driver
- Private transfer in air-conditioned car
- One bottle of mineral water per person
- This tour is only for you and your party. No other travelers will join in your group
- Personal expenses and optional activities such as bike riding on the City Wall
- Gratuities (recommended)