This Xian day tour will take you to visit Terracotta Warriors and Horses and Hanyangling Mausoleum on the same day to see the difference in sacrifices for two great emperors of different dynasties: Emperor Jingdi in the Western Han Dynasty and Qinshihuang, the First Emperor of China, in the Qin Dynasty. You will learn a lot about Chinese history and burial culture from an informative guide.
Yangling Tomb of Han Dynasty(Han Yang Ling Mausoleum), Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses Museum
AM: At 09:00, our tour guide and driver will pick you up from your downtown hotel. Your first stop will be Hanyangling Mausoleum.It’s the shared Mausoleum by Jingdi, the fourth emperor of the Western Han Dynasty, and his empress Wang. But they have 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.
Noon: Lunch in a local restaurant.
PM: In the afternoon, we will visit the famous Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum. 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.
After saying goodbye to the museum, 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.