This tour covers two highlights in Xian: Terracotta Warriors and Muslim Quarter. Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum is one of the most important historic sites in the world and always the No.1 attraction for all travelers to Xian. It is said that the figures in those giant exhibition pits are models of Emperor Qingshihuang’s real army. It’s truly a masterpiece from more than 2000 years ago. You may wonder how the figures were made. Before visiting the terracotta army, you will have an interesting lesson about how to make terracotta figures and you will have chance to make a figure by yourself. The tour will end at the bustling Muslim Street, the best place to see Islamic heritage in Xian and also one of the most sought-after food streets. You will find answers to all of your questions about the Terracotta Warriors and really like local food!
Terracotta Warriors and Horses, Terracotta figure making, Muslim Quarter
AM: Our English-speaking tour guide will pick you up from your downtown hotel in the morning at 08:30. On the way to Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum, we will stop at the Terracotta Figures Factory where you will have a lesson about terracotta figure making. With the help of a teacher, you will make your own terracotta solider. Afterward, we will visit Terracotta 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, continue the tour to the Muslim Quarter, the most famous food street in Xian. You can try some authentic dishes (at your own expense). If you like, our guide will escort you to some more alleyways of Muslim Quarter to see daily life of local Muslim people. Today’s tour ends here and the guide and driver will escort you back to 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.