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Tour Overview

The amazing city of Xian is among the top destinations in China. Although it is well known for being the home of the terracotta army, there are also many other historical and cultural attractions such as Small Wild Goose Pagoda, Xian Museum, City Wall, Great Mosque, Bell Tower & Drum Tower Square, and Hanyangling Mausoleum. For the people who want to learn more about the city’s history and culture, you will enjoy so much on this tour with the company of a knowledgeable English-speaking tour guide who will share a lot about the sites with you.

Highlights of this tour:

1. Marvel at the underground army of China’s first emperor at the Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum.
2. Take a bike ride on top of China’s best-preserved and largest surviving City Wall while enjoying the views of the entire area inside the wall.
3. Visit the Grand Mosque, the main place of religious activities for Muslims in Xi’an, and learn about the daily habits of Muslims.
4. Take photos with one of the landmarks of Xi’an, the Small Wild Goose Pagoda, and learn what it was built for.

Day-by-day Itinerary

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  1. Meet your knowledgeable tour guide and skilled driver in the morning at your hotel. Embark on an unforgettable journey to the world-renowned Terracotta Warriors and Horses. This archaeological marvel, discovered by farmers in 1974, features thousands of life-sized clay soldiers and horses arranged in battle formation. Learn about the meticulous craftsmanship and historical significance of this UNESCO World Heritage site.

    Indulge in a delightful Chinese-style lunch, savoring the rich flavors of local cuisine that reflect the region's culinary artistry.

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

    Return to the city area to continue your adventure at the Small Wild Goose Pagoda Scenic Area. Explore the serene surroundings of this ancient Buddhist site, home to courtyards, gardens, and the graceful Small Wild Goose Pagoda. Originally built in 709 AD, the pagoda stands as a testament to Xian's rich cultural and religious heritage. Move on to the Xian Museum, where artifacts spanning centuries tell the story of the city's evolution.

    Conclude your day at the majestic Ancient City Wall. Dating back to the Ming Dynasty, this well-preserved fortification allows you to step back in time as you walk along its ramparts. Capture breathtaking views of the cityscape as the sun sets, casting a warm glow over Xian and providing a perfect ending to your day.

    Accommodation: Hotel booked by yourself

    Xian Ancient City Wall
    The Ancient City Wall

  2. Your guide and driver await in the morning to transport you to the Great Mosque, a sacred space for the Muslim community in Xian. Immerse yourself in the unique blend of Chinese and Islamic architecture, as the mosque's courtyards and prayer halls showcase the city's harmonious coexistence of diverse cultures. Hen, explore the vibrant Bell and Drum Tower Square, a lively hub surrounded by historic landmarks. The Bell Tower, originally built in 1384, and the Drum Tower, dating back to 1380, have been integral to the city's timekeeping and cultural activities. Savor a delicious lunch at a local eatery, offering more opportunities to indulge in the region's culinary delights.

    Xian Great Mosque
    Great Mosque in Xian

    In the afternoon, continue your exploration at the Hanyangling Museum, an archaeological treasure trove showcasing the tomb of Emperor Jingdi. This unique museum offers a glimpse into the Han Dynasty's burial practices and daily life, featuring a vast collection of terracotta figurines and artifacts.

    As the day winds down, your guide and driver will accompany you back to your hotel. Reflect on the rich experiences and cultural treasures you've discovered during your two-day journey through the captivating city of Xian.

    Accommodation: Hotel booked by yourself

    Xian Hanyang Mausoleum
    Hanyang Mausoleum

Tour Price ($=USD)

From $233 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 fee
  • Lunch on both days
  • Transfer in the 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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