Xian Group Day Tour: Terracotta Warriors and Banpo Museum
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 the 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
AM: Our tour guide and driver will pick you up from your downtown hotel between 8-9 am. The first stop today is Terracotta Figures Factory where you will know the process of making figures and appreciate some fine artworks (about 30-50 mins’ stay). Next, head to the No.1 highlight today: Terracotta Warriors. It is praised as “the eighth major miracle of the world”. Before visiting the Warriors Museum, you will pay a short visit to 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. After lunch, drive back to downtown for next stop. On the way, the van will pass by Qin Shi Huang Mausoleum and have a glimpse of it.
Noon: Lunch in a local restaurant.
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. After the whole day’s tour, transfer back to your hotel.
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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.