Xian is home to the famous Terracotta Warriors and Horses, attracting millions of visitors each year. Can you believe that no two figures in the exhibition pits are alike and each of them has different facial expression and hairstyles? It’s said that the spectacular army was modeled after real soldiers. Join this half day tour to explore the legendary terracotta warriors with a knowledgeable English-speaking tour guide and other nice travelers from all over the world. You will get to know fascinating Chinese history and stories of China’s first emperor Qinshihuang, and have an unforgettable experience in Xian.
Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses
English-speaking tour guide + Driver + Vehicle + Entrance tickets
AM: In the morning, our tour guide and driver will pick you up from your downtown hotel at appointed time. On the way to the Terracotta Warriors Museum, we will make a short visit to Terracotta Figures Factory which focuses on the reproduction of the terracotta soldiers. Here you will know the process of making figures and can buy some mini warriors as souvenirs if you’re interested.
Next, you will visit “the eighth major miracle of the world”, Terracotta Warriors and Horses. It was listed as a world heritage site by UNESCO in 1987. All soldier and horse figures in the pits were buried to guard the Emperor Qinshihuang over 2000 years ago. You will stay about 2.5 hours in the museum. On the way back, you will pass by Mausoleum of Emperor Qinshihuang and have a glimpse of it in the car.
Noon: At last, the driver will transfer you back to hotel. It will take about 1 hour from Terracotta Warriors and Horses 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.