Are you interested in Chinese history, culture and cuisine? If yes, you are in the right place. Xian is home to the most famous underground attraction in China, the Terracotta Warriors and Horses. Numerous travelers fly to this ancient capital just to see the amazing life-size figures which were made of clay over 2000 years ago. You will explore the museum with a knowledgeable English-speaking tour guide. Your guide will also take you to experience a unique dwelling, Cave Houses. Speaking of cave, it’s not like the cave that prehistoric human live. You will know when you see it. For food, we choose Muslim Quarter for you where you not only can try various local dishes but also can have a glimpse of the life of local Muslim Hui people. We are ready to show you around this fantastic place!
AM: At 08:30, ur tour guide and driver will pick you up from your downtown hotel. Today’s first stop is the traditional dwelling in northwest region of China: Cave Houses. Till 1970s cave house was the most common dwelling of local people. Digging a cave out of a hillside with further consolidation and decoration will make a comfortable house which is cool in summer and warm in winter.
Noon: Lunch in a local restaurant.
PM: Next, we will head to the famous Terracotta 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. At last, we will take a stroll down the Muslim Quarter, the best known and colorful food street in Xian. If you like, our guide will escort you to some more alleys in Muslim Quarter to see real life of Muslim people here.
At the end of the tour, the guide and driver will transfer you back to your hotel. Your Terracotta Warriors and Xian Food Day Tour ends here.