This one day Xian tour covers 3 historical sites including Terracotta Warriors and Horses, City Wall and Great Mosque. You will be wowed by the rows and rows of life-size terracotta army that has guarded Emperor Qinshihuang for more than 2000 years; you will take a walk on the ancient City Wall to have a fascinating glimpse into its history; you will pass through small alleys into the old mosque to admire its special design. With our professional and knowledgeable guide, you will discover more about this ancient capital’s rich and deep history. Your guide will also take you to a nice restaurant to enjoy authentic Chinese dishes.
. Admire one of the world’s greatest man-made wonders – the Terracotta Warriors and Horses, built by China’s first emperor.
. Pass through small alleys into one of the two oldest mosques in Xi’an – the Great Mosque to admire its special design.
. Taste authentic Chinese cuisine for lunch and learn about the rich and deep culinary culture of this ancient capital.
AM: At 08:30, our English-speaking tour guide and driver will pick you up from your downtown hotel. We will directly head to the Terra-cotta 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.
Noon: Lunch in a local restaurant.
PM: After lunch, we will go on to visit the Xian Ancient City Wall, the most completely preserved and largest city wall in China. It was built for military defense in the Ming Dynasty. You can optionally ride a bike on the top of the City Wall. The last stop is the Great Mosque, one the two oldest mosques in Xian. You will appreciate the perfect combination of traditional Chinese architecture and Islamic architecture here.
At the end of the tour, your guide and driver will escort you back to your hotel.