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Tour Overview

Explore Xian’s best-known sites with your private tour guide and driver on a 2-day fully guided tour with pick-up and drop-off at your hotel in the Xian city area. You will visit Terracotta Warriors and Horses, Yongxingfang Food & Folk Culture Quarter, and City Wall on the first day, and Shaanxi History Museum, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, and Great Mosque the next day. Your knowledgeable tour guide will show you around the sites and share fascinating Chinese history and culture with you.

Highlights of this tour:

1. Get a glimpse into the legendary history of the construction of the impressive Terracotta Warriors with a fascinating guided tour.
2. Taste a variety of delicious snacks at Yongxingfang, one of the most famous food streets in Xi’an.
3. Unveil the long history of Xi’an at the Shaanxi History Museum by admiring the many precious cultural relics.

Day-by-day Itinerary

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  1. Your day begins with a meet-up at your downtown hotel, where our knowledgeable guide and driver will be ready to accompany you on an exciting adventure. We'll kick off the day with a transfer to the awe-inspiring Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum.

    Delve into the fascinating history of ancient China as you explore the Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum. This UNESCO World Heritage site is home to a jaw-dropping collection of over 8,000 life-sized terracotta soldiers, chariots, and horses. Crafted more than 2,000 years ago to accompany China's first emperor, Qin Shi Huang, in the afterlife, each warrior boasts unique facial features and armor. Your guide will provide insightful narratives, unraveling the mysteries behind this incredible archaeological find.

    Terracotta Warriors and Horses in Xian
    The Life-size Terracotta Warriors and Horses

    Recharge your energy with a delectable lunch at a local restaurant. Savor the flavors of authentic Xi'an cuisine, providing a perfect blend of savory and aromatic delights.

    Our journey continues as we return to the city area to experience the grandeur of the Xian City Wall. Climb atop this centuries-old structure and soak in panoramic views of the city, its modern skyline juxtaposed against the ancient architecture. Descend from the City Wall and make your way to the enchanting Yongxingfang Local Food & Folk Culture Quarter. Here, traditional meets contemporary as you stroll through narrow lanes lined with charming shops and stalls. Discover local crafts, watch skilled artisans at work, and sample a variety of street foods that capture the essence of Xi'an's culinary heritage.

    Xian Yongxingfang
    Yongxingfang Local Food & Folk Culture Quarter

    As the day's adventures wind down, the tour concludes, allowing you to enjoy some leisurely free time in the afternoon. Whether you choose to explore more of Xi'an's charming streets, shop for souvenirs, or simply relax, the city is yours to discover.

    Accommodation: Hotel booked by yourself

  2. Today's itinerary begins with the convenience of a hotel pick-up, setting the stage for a day filled with cultural exploration. Our first stop is the Big Wild Goose Pagoda, an iconic structure originally erected during the early Tang Dynasty (618-907). Built to house precious sutras and Buddha statues brought back from ancient India by the revered master Xuanzang, the pagoda stands as a testament to the rich historical connections between China and India. As you explore the surroundings, you'll witness the vibrant morning activities of locals, engaging in exercises and rituals that add a lively ambiance to the site.

    Big Wild Goose Pagoda in Xian
    Big Wild Goose Pagoda and Xuanzang

    After lunch, the journey continues with a visit to the Shaanxi History Museum, offering a deep dive into the long and splendid history of Shaanxi Province. The museum showcases a vast collection of artifacts, from ancient relics to cultural treasures, providing a comprehensive overview of the region's rich heritage. Immerse yourself in the cultural tapestry of Xi'an as we head to the Chinese-style Great Mosque. This architectural marvel serves as the largest gathering place for Muslims in the city. Explore the intricate design and serene atmosphere, appreciating the fusion of Chinese and Islamic influences that make this mosque a unique symbol of religious harmony. At the end of the tour, you'll be escorted back to your hotel.

    Xian Great Mosque
    Great Mosque in Xian

Tour Price ($=USD)

From $224 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

  • All entrance tickets as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Chinese style lunches
  • Transfer in an air-conditioned car
  • Excellent English-speaking tour guide and skillful driver
  • One bottle of mineral water per person per day

Price excludes

  • Hotel
  • Personal expenses and optional activities such as bike riding on the City Wall
  • Gratuities (recommended)
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