Explore two top attractions of Xian in this 6-9 hours Xian day tour with a knowledgeable and friendly local guide. Your tour will begin from Xian airport or train station. The first stop will be the world’s cultural heritage Terracotta Warriors and Horses. Be amazed by the high-level casting technique and vivid figures. In the afternoon, find basic facts of Xian city by visiting Big Wild Goose Pagoda. After the tour, you will be escorted to the airport/train station for your departure or to Xian hotel for your check-in.
2. Explore the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage sites – Terracotta Warriors and Giant Wild Goose Pagoda, and hear the rewarding stories behind them.
Upon your arrival at Xian airport or train station, our local guide will be waiting for you at the exit, holding a personalized sign with your name for easy identification. You will be warmly welcomed and escorted to your private car for a comfortable journey.
Prepare to be transported back in time as we embark on a visit to the legendary Terracotta Warriors and Horses. This archaeological marvel, discovered by farmers in 1974, showcases the life-sized clay army built to accompany China’s first emperor, Qin Shi Huang, in the afterlife. Our well-informed guide will unravel the mysteries surrounding this UNESCO World Heritage site, explaining the meticulous craftsmanship and historical significance of each intricately detailed soldier. After immersing yourself in ancient history, it’s time to indulge in the local flavors. We’ll take you to a carefully selected local restaurant for a delightful lunch. Experience the rich and diverse culinary traditions of Xian with a variety of regional dishes.
Following lunch, we will return to downtown Xian to visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda. Built during the Tang Dynasty (618 – 907), this sacred structure was constructed to house Buddhist scriptures brought from India by the monk Xuanzang. Explore the surrounding gardens and temples. Our guide will share tales of the pagoda’s cultural significance and its role in spreading Buddhism throughout China. Besides, you can spend an additional 35 RMB to ascend the pagoda for panoramic views of the city.
After the cultural exploration, our guide will accompany you back to the airport or train station for your departure. Relax in the comfort of your private car, reflecting on the day’s experiences and the historical wonders you’ve encountered.
- Private transfer in an air-conditioned car
- Excellent English-speaking tour guide and skillful driver
- Entrance fees
- Chinese style lunch
- One bottle of mineral water per person
- This tour is only for you and your party. No other travelers will join your group
- Personal expense
- This tour is recommended for tourists who have at least 8 hours in Xian. Please advise your flight/train schedule when consulting the tour so we can know if the itinerary matches your schedule.