This Xian bus tour will lead you to explore the famed Chinese Terracotta Warriors and informative Banpo Museum. In the morning, your guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel and escort you to explore one of the most significant archeological discoveries of the 20th century – the Terracotta Warriors and Horses. Thanks to the local peasants who happened to stumble across the underground army, we can admire the life-size warriors now. In the afternoon, we will visit unique Banpo Museum to see the life of primitive people and colorful pottery with mysterious patterns from 6000 years ago. This tour will offer you some remarkable insights into different periods of China. If you are history lovers, don’t miss this opportunity.
Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses, Qin Shi Huang Mausoleum, Banpo Neolithic Village
Private tour guide + Driver + Vehicle + Entrance tickets
Our tour guide and driver will pick you up from your downtown hotel between 8-9 am. The first stop today is Terracotta Warriors which is praised as “the eighth major miracle of the world”. Before visiting the Warriors Museum, you will pay a short visit to Terracotta Figures Factory where you will know the process of making figures and appreciate some fine artworks. You will have opportunity to buy some mini warriors as souvenirs if you are interested. Then you will start today’s history exploration adventure at the Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum. It’s one of the top ten places of historical interest in China. It was listed as a world heritage site by UNESCO in 1987. Our tour guide will uncover the mysterious mask of this world wonder by showing you the hidden history of their master, Emperor Qin and his dynasty. You will stay about 2.5 hours in the museum.
Terracotta Warriors and Horses
In the afternoon, continue to visit Banpo Neolithic Village (1 hour visiting time). This New Stone Age site, dating from approximately 5,000 to 4,000 B.C., is one of the most complete examples of a Neolithic agricultural settlement in the world. BTW, on the way to Banpo Museum, you will pass by Qin Shi Huang Mausoleum and have a glimpse of it in the car. After the whole day’s tour, transfer back to your hotel.
Our expert consultant will have your booking confirmed in 12 hours. We accept the last-minute booking for most of time even if time is pressing. After your booking is confirmed, we will send you a confirmation email which includes the agreed detailed itinerary with prices.
A small amount of deposit will be charged in advance via PayPal for tour booking (Deposit for tours excluding train/flight/hotel: USD50-USD200; deposit for tours including train/flight: your travel consultant will advise according to group size and itinerary). Balance is acceptable via PayPal at least 3 days ahead of the tour or with cash paid to the tour guide on the tour. Both RMB and hard currency are acceptable.
Our Tour guide
Over 15 years, we had built up a professional guide team. They are 100% guaranteed licensed guide. Apart from been knowledgeable, they are also friendly, fun, attentive, and flexible. Nothing is too difficult or troublesome for them, as they will always try their best to make a pleasant journey for you! You may get new friend after travelling in China!
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.
Always makes you feel safe and comfortable is the main goal of our service. The vehicles we use are all air-conditioned and kept in good safety and sanitary condition. The drivers we use are all licensed driver with many years driving experience. More attentive, we offer you a free baby seatservice if you travel with your baby.
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 an important part of Chinese culture. China fits for all budgets. Hotels booked by us include breakfasts. Lunches are arranged at restaurants which are popular among the real locals with good environment (You might be a little worried about using washrooms in China, please rest assured that all restaurants have western style washroom). Dinners are mostly left for yourself to allow you more freedom on your own discovery to local food or having some familiar hometown food.
If you are vegetarian, Muslim, or allergic to any kind of food, please feel free to tell your travel consultant in advance. We will help arrange proper restaurant or food to meet your needs.