As the ancient capital of six dynasties, Xi’an played a very important role in the prosperity and development of the Han (206 BC–220 AD) and Tang (618–907 AD) dynasties’ culture. Would you like to know why it was the terminus of the legendary Silk Road? And why Emperor Qin Shi Huang built the terracotta warriors and horses? Take this tour and you will find out.
Airport Transfer (Xian), Xian City Wall with Bicycle, Shaanxi History Museum
Upon arrival at the airport, your Xi'an tour guide will escort you to your hotel for check-in. Have a simple lunch before we start the tour.
Visit the excellent Shaanxi History Museum with several galleries devoted to artifacts from the Ming (1368–1644 AD) and Qing (1644–1912 AD) dynasties.
At sunset, you will ride a bike along the Ancient City Wall, which is a piece of history you can touch.
Idea for free-time exploration:
Find out about the lives of the Muslim community at the Muslim Quarter, where you can find authentic halal food and interesting souvenirs. Taste some local food, leaving you with good memories of your journey.
The Terracotta Warriors and Horses, Cave Dwelling, Xi'an Imperial Fine Arts center, Hotel to airport Transfer (Xian)
Today we will find out why Emperor Qin Shi Huang built the terracotta warriors and horses.
One of the most remarkable features of the famous Terracotta Army is that, each of the more-than 7,000 soldiers comes in a different size and style, including beard, hairstyle and facial expression. It is as if they are still guarding the tomb of Qin Shi Huang, the first emperor of China.
After a couple of hours at this incredible site, you will visit Cave Dwelling also called Yaodong is significantly "dug-in" to the side of a mountain.
Lunch will be at a local restaurant. After the tour, our guide and drive will transfer you to the airport for your flight.
If you plan on an extension tour to other cities such as Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu or other neighboring countries, please let us know what we can do for you.
What's Included & Excluded
Meals listed in the itinerary.
Private English-speaking guide and driver.
Hotels listed in the itinerary.
Service Charge & Taxes.
China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance.
International Airfare or Train Tickets to enter or leave China.
China Entry Visa Fees.
Excess Baggage Charges.
Any meals that are not mentioned in the tour itinerary.
Single Room Supplement.
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