This tour is designed for the tourists who want to explore more beyond Xian. As the capital city of the Qin Dynasty (221BC – 207BC) and an important birthplace of Qin and Han culture, Xianyang boasts 4951 cultural relic attractions including the tombs of 28 emperors of the Han and Tang dynasties. This tour will take you to visit Xianyang Museum and Qianling Mausoleum shared by Emperor Gaozong and Wu Zetian, the only female emperor in ancient China. Your professional guide will accompany you throughout the tour, telling you stories of the sites and interesting Chinese history and culture. If you really have a thing for Chinese history, Xianyang is definitely worth a visit.
AM: Your tour guide and driver will pick you up from your Xian downtown hotel in the morning. Your adventure will begin with the Qianling Mausoleum. It is a Tang Dynasty tomb site situated in Qian County. Built in 684, the mausoleum houses the bodies of members of the royal Li family, including Emperor Gaozong and his wife, the Zhou Dynasty usurper and China’s first and only governing Empress Wu Zetian. After one hour at the Qianling Mausoleum, you will go to the Tomb of Princess Yong Tai.
Noon: Lunch in a local restaurant.
PM: After lunch, we will drive to Xianyang City, one of the famous historic cities in China, to visit Xianyang Museum. The highlights in the museum should be the more than 2000-year-old relics from the Qin and Han dynasties. If time allows, you also can talk a walk on the Zhongshan Street where Xianyang Museum is located.
After the fantastic tour, our driver and tour guide 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.