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Tour Overview

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 that were made of clay over 2,000 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 caves, it’s not like the caves in which prehistoric humans lived. 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!

Highlights of this tour:

1. Begin your day exploring the enchanting Cave Houses in the northwest. Delve into the traditional lifestyle as your guide unveils the architectural wonders and cultural richness.
2. Witness the meticulous craftsmanship, learn Qin Shi Huang’s story, and explore the archaeological marvels in three excavation pits.
3. Conclude your journey in the lively heart of Xi’an’s Muslim Quarter. Navigate narrow streets, savor local delicacies, and absorb the dynamic atmosphere.

 

Your day of exploration kicks off with a warm welcome from your knowledgeable tour guide and skilled driver, who will pick you up at 8:30 AM from the lobby of your downtown hotel. They will provide a brief overview of the day’s itinerary and answer any questions you may have.

Arriving at the Cave Houses in the northwest region, your guide will paint a vivid picture of life in these unique dwellings. Carved into the landscape, these homes are not only architecturally fascinating but also offer a glimpse into the traditional lifestyle of the locals. Explore the interiors, adorned with traditional decorations, and learn about the cultural significance of these cave dwellings.

Enjoy a picturesque drive to our next destination, allowing you to soak in the natural beauty and charm of the Chinese countryside. Upon reaching the Terracotta Warriors and Horses, your guide will provide detailed insights into the history of China’s first emperor, Qin Shi Huang, and the incredible craftsmanship behind the Terracotta Army. Explore the three excavation pits, marvel at the intricate details of the soldiers, and visit the museum to gain a deeper understanding of this archaeological wonder.

Indulge in a delectable lunch at a carefully selected local restaurant. Taste regional specialties and savor the flavors of authentic Xi’an cuisine, ensuring you are energized for the afternoon ahead.

Terracotta Army in Xian
Chinaxiantours customers in the Terracotta Army

Relax during a scenic drive to the heart of Xi’an, appreciating the changing landscapes as you approach the city. Your guide will share interesting anecdotes about the region, providing context to your surroundings. Step into the lively ambiance of the Muslim Quarter, where the air is filled with enticing scents and the vibrant colors of market stalls. Your guide will lead you through the narrow streets, introducing you to local delicacies, crafts, and historical landmarks. Take time to interact with locals, sample street food, and capture the dynamic energy of this bustling quarter.

As the day winds down, enjoy a stroll through the captivating surroundings of the Muslim Quarter. Your guide will share additional stories and insights before concluding the tour. The driver will then escort you back to your hotel, ensuring a comfortable and informative end to a day filled with cultural immersion and discovery.

Xian City Muslim Quarter
Chinaxiantours customers in Muslim Quarter Oct 2023

 

Tour Price ($=USD)

From $124 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

  • Entrance fees
  • Chinese style lunch
  • Private transfer in 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 in your group

Price excludes

  • Personal expense
  • Gratuities (recommended)
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