Terracotta Warriors and Big Wild Goose Pagoda Day Tour
This one day Xian tour will take you to three historical sites in Xian, the Terracotta Army, Banpo Museum and Big Wild Goose Pagoda. If you are archaeological fans or have great interest in Chinese history and culture, this itinerary will be a nice option for you. Terracotta Warriors and Houses Museum is no doubt a must-see site for numerous visitors to China. Here you will see the legendary terracotta soldiers that have guarded the first emperor of China, Qinshihuang, for more than 2000 years. Banpo Museum will show you a vivid picture of the life of prehistoric people. Your guide will explain their half-underground houses, production tools, mysterious drawings and many other unearthed relics. Big Wild Goose Pagoda, a landmark building in Xian, attracts many people for its important place in Chinese Buddhism. Welcome to explore this wonderful city!
Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses, Banpo Museum, Big Wild Goose Pagoda
AM: At 09:00, our local guide and driver will pick you up from your downtown hotel. We will directly head to the first stop Banpo Museum, a 6000-year-old historical relic. It is one of the most completely preserved Neolithic agricultural settlements in the world. Next, move on to today’s highlight 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: In the afternoon, drive back to city area to visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda which was originally built to hold the sutra and Buddha statues that Xuanzang brought back to China from India in the Tang Dynasty. Now there is a big garden around the pagoda where people can have a nice walk.
At the end of the tour, our guide and driver will escort 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.