This tour combining imperial mausoleum and holy Buddhist land well, is a good option for people who look for a deeper exploration to Xian’s history, culture and religion after they have been to those all-known sites like Terracotta Warriors and Big Wild Goose Pagoda. It takes you to visit the sacred Buddhist place Famen Temple where the priceless Sarira of Sakyamuni Buddha is stored and explore the mysterious underground exhibition hall of Hanyangling Mausoleum where you will feel like traveling through the time. Just pick this tour to appreciate profound Chinese culture and splendid history with a professional team.
Famen Temple, Hanyangling Mausoleum
Private tour guide + Driver + Vehicle + Entrance tickets
AM: Our tour guide and driver will meet you at your downtown hotel in the morning. Your adventure will begin with the Famen Temple which is situated at Famen Town, 10 km north of Fufeng County in Baoji City, and 118 km west of Xian. It is a famous Buddhist temple which holds the genuine relics of Gautama Buddha (Sakyamuni). Patronized by 8 emperors in the Tang Dynasty, this temple has become one of the four most sacred Buddhist sanctuaries in China.
Noon: Lunch will be at your own expense (please feel free to ask your guide for suggestions)
PM: After lunch, we will visit the Hanyangling Mausoleum. It a mausoleum shared by Jingdi, the fourth emperor of the Western Han Dynasty, and his empress Wang. But they have the seperate graves inside. You will admire the terracotta figurines carved as servants, riders, and domestic animals, and see the excavation pits which contain hordes of half-hidden statues and crockery through the glass floors.
At last, our guide and driver will transfer you back to your hotel.
The core of our service is excellent travel guides. Over 20 years, we have built up a considerable professional guide team that is knowledgeable, attentive and flexible. The most experienced and reliable guides will be arranged for your unique China tour. Our passionate guide team is full of contagious enthusiasm and keen interest to share culture and history in a pleasant manner. We are always glad at your service to lead you to explore a real China and experience authentic local life in China.
Our Driver and Vehicle
The first mission of our service is to ensure you feel safe and comfortable during your travel. The vehicles we use are air-conditioned, clean and well-maintained. Our drivers are all licensed drivers with many years of driving experience. Moreover, we offer free baby seats for families with little kids.
Food is a very important part of Chinese culture. You won’t want to miss the opportunity to taste the real local Chinese food!
Buffet breakfast will be included in the hotel if you would like accommodation to be arranged by us. Having lunch at local restaurants close and convenient to the attractions you will visit, you would enjoy the local dishes in each city. Chinese style, Vegetarian or Muslim meals are all available. If you have any other diet requirements or allergies, please feel free to let us know, we will try our best to organize it.
For daily dinner, you are suggested to have it on your own when you are exploring each city in your own time, this way would be more flexible for you to choose food as per your interest and preference.