Duration: 1 Day (around at 8:30am- 6:00pm)
Tour Type: Private tour
Similar Tour: 1 Day Terra-cotta Warriors and City Wall Tour
The tour guide will pick up you from your hotel lobby at confirmed time around 8:30 am. Then drive to Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses, which is 40 miles away from downtown. You will visit the greatest archaeological findings of the century, appreciate the marvelous Terracotta warriors in full battle array of Emperor Qin's tomb.
In ancient China, when a person died, especially someone of high status or with wealth, there would be someone or something to be buried with the dead. The Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses were built to be buried with First Emperor of Qin when he died. Chinese emperors usually began to built their tombs when he was alive. Qin Shi Huang began to build his tomb soon after he became an emperor. It took about 40 years to finish the whole project. Over 700 thousand labors took part in the construction of the Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses.
Three pits of warriors and horses have been discovered for now. Pit 1 is the largest pit among the three. These three pits covers an area of over 20 thousand square kilometers. The warriors and horses are the same size as those in real life. Each of the warriors looks different. The weapons the warriors holding are all made of metal, which can be used in real wars. It indicates that Qin Dynasty’s metallurgical technology and weapon-manufacturing technique already had reached quite a high level. No wonder people say that it is an underground army.
Have typical Chinese lunch at noon. Please let us know your food preferences, such as a vegetarian diet, Muslim food, gluten-free food, and etc. We will prepare in advance.
Then go to visit the Chinese-style architecture combined with dozens of Buddhist historic statues and murals at Big Wild Goose Pagoda, which is also a landmark of Xi'an city. The Big Wild Goose Pagoda is widely renowned that Master Xuanzang (Monk Tripitaka) stored his classics brought from India. After that, you will visit Xian Ancient City Wall - the only unique and intact city wall that has survived in China. It witness Xi'an's history through the years. It is massive and tall, stretching about 14 kilometers long. Besides walking, cycling on the wall to have a good view is highly recommended. Eco-car is also available on the wall.
Be transferred back to your hotel after the tour.
|Tour price includes:||Tour price excludes:|
|Pick-up and drop off service from your hotel.||Tips for the tour guide and driver.|
|Air-conditioned vehicle (car or van).||Personal expenses.|
|Entrance tickets as listed.|
|Typical Chinese lunch.|
|English Speaking tour guide.|
Child taller than 1.1 meter will be charged full price, child smaller than 1.1 meter will be charged half price.
Great tour and very friendly guide. I took the tour by myself, but my guide and driver were most gracious in making my experience safe, informative, and comfortable all the same. WORTH IT! more..
Rating: [5 of 5 Stars!] by Jason Beal,02/02/2018
Thank you for your gracious hospitality! more..
Rating: [5 of 5 Stars!] by Kim Pedler,04/24/2017
The tour is about history and curlture,it is fuuny and colorful. more..
Rating: [5 of 5 Stars!] by Keith Cracknell,04/24/2017