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Tour Overview

The one-day tour is about the world miracle and Xian local food. In the morning, you will hop on a comfortable private car to Yuanjiacun Folk Culture Village to experience unique customs, try awesome local food, and see countryside scenery. In the afternoon, you will go to see the over 2,000-year-old awe-inspiring subterranean army. Standing in front of the row upon row of life-size soldiers, you will feel like stepping onto a battlefield. Local farmers accidentally discovered the site while digging a well in 1974, which brought Xian to global attention. Millions of people come here to see the terracotta warriors every year. Just set your date and we will take care of the rest.

Highlights of this tour:

1. Experience the unique folklore of Yuanjiacun Village, taste delicious local snacks, and enjoy the countryside life.
2. Have the opportunity to watch a Qin opera performance and try milling flour, making vinegar, waving cloth, and grinding soybean to make Tofu (Bean Curd).
3. Admire the eighth wonder of the world, the Terracotta Army, which was accidentally discovered by a local farmer while drilling a well.


Your day begins with a warm welcome from your guide and driver at 8:00 AM, who will whisk you away from your Xian downtown hotel for a delightful 1.5-hour drive to Yuanjiacun Village.

Step into the enchanting world of Yuanjiacun Village. You will have a chance to watch the Qin Opera Show, which offers a cultural spectacle that transports you back in time. Embark on a journey through the village’s labyrinthine streets, where you’ll witness traditional crafts like milling flour, making vinegar, weaving cloth, and grinding soybeans to produce tofu. Your guide will lead you to hidden gems and recommend the village’s best eateries for an authentic culinary experience.

Lunch on Your Own:

Lunchtime invites you to explore the village’s diverse culinary scene. Choose from an array of local eateries and savor the opportunity to taste a variety of Xian’s distinctive flavors.

Yuanjiacun Village Food
Food stalls in Yuanjiacun Village

After a satisfying lunch, embark on a comfortable drive to the Terracotta Warriors and Horses. As you approach this archaeological marvel, the sheer magnitude of the Terracotta Army unfolds. Witness the incredible craftsmanship that went into creating thousands of life-sized soldiers, each with its own unique facial expression and pose. Learn about the historical significance of Emperor Qin Shi Huang’s mausoleum and the ongoing archaeological efforts that continue to reveal the secrets of this ancient site.

At the end of the tour, your guide and driver will accompany you back to your hotel in Xian, leaving you with indelible memories of a day filled with cultural richness, gastronomic delights, and the profound wonder of the Terracotta Warriors and Horses.

Note: The itinerary is flexible, allowing for adjustments based on local conditions and your preferences. Enjoy the perfect blend of tradition and history in Xian.

Terracotta Warriors and Horses in Xian
Terracotta Warriors and Horses in Xian


Tour Price ($=USD)

From $148 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
  • 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

  • Meals
  • Personal expense
  • Gratuities (recommended)
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