1 Day Tour: Terra-cotta Warriors, Wild Goose Pagoda, City Wall

1 Day Tour: Terra-cotta Warriors, Wild Goose Pagoda, City Wall
  • Take a deep insight into the most classic must-see of Xi’an within one day.
  • Explore the 20th century archaeological wonder of the Terracotta Warriors.
  • Immerse yourself in authentic local life and experience its historical relics
  • Enjoy a hassle-free journey with a local professional English speaking tour guide

  1 Day
  Private Tour
  Available Everyday

Itinerary Summary

This route covers the most classic tourist attractions in Xi’an——the Terracotta Warriors,the Ancient City Wall and Big Wild Goose Pagoda, is regarded as one of the most popular routes in Xi’an, allowing you to visit three famous places of interest with high performance-to-price ratio.

Itinerary Detail

Pick up at hotel and drive to the Terracotta Warriors Museum

In the morning, your tour guide will pick up you from your hotel lobby at confirmed time. Your tour guide will call you or leave a message the night before to reconfirm the pick-up time (usually around 8:30am). Remember to bring your passport with you.

Then you will take about 40 minutes to reach the famous  Terracotta Warriors and Horses . On the way to there, you will first make a short visit to the Terracotta Figures Factory which focuses on the reproduction of the miniature Terra-cotta Soldiers. (If you feel unwilling to go to the factory, just tell our travel consultants in advance that they will arrange a non-shopping itinerary for you.)

Visit the Terracotta Warriors Museum (2.5 hours)

Afterwards, you will head for the Terracotta Warriors and Horses(40 miles away from downtown), your tour guide will tell you some anecdotes about the "eighth wonder of the world" on the road. After arriving there, you will appreciate the marvelous Terracotta Warriors in full battle array of Emperor Qin's tomb.

The Qin Terracotta Army was built to be buried with the first emperor of Qin when he died. Chinese emperors usually began to built their tombs when he was still 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.

Why there are so many Terracotta Warriors and how they have been preserved in grave for thousands of years? What color is the Terracotta Warriors? Our professional guides will make an specific explanation to gratify your curiosity!It will take around 2.5 hours to appreciate there. You can take photos during free time.

Make miniature Terracotta Soldiers

Terracotta Warriors

Have lunch at the local restaurant

Have lunch at noon. Xi'an is also a city famous for its traditional flavor. We can recommend the typical Chinese lunch according to your needs but it should be paid by yourself.

Visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda Square and Ancient City Wall

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)had stored his classics here brought from India. (We won't go inside the pagoda,if you intend to climb the tower, there will be extra charge)

After that, you will visit  Xi'an 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 City Wall to have a good view is highly recommended. Eco-car is also available on the wall.

Big Wild Goose Pagoda

Cycle on the Ancient City Wall

Drive back to your hotel

After the tour,you will be transferred back to your hotel by the driver.If you intend to extend your stay in the evening, we could offer you a abundance of activity options below.

 Optional Activities

Cycle on the Ancient City Wall

Tang Dynasty Dance Show

Xi'an Dumpling Dinner

How to Book?
  • You can book online and pay cash to tour guide, just inform us your hotel in Xian, we will send you a confirmation email.
  • When you arrive in Xian, our tour guide will call you the night before the tour to inform pick-up time on the next morning.
  • Note:Child taller than 1.1 meter will be charged full price, child smaller than 1.1 meter will be charged half price.
  • Note:This route includes one shopping stop: Terracotta Figures Factory with No Forced Shopping.If you don't want to visit the factory, please choose No Shopping Tour when you make the booking.

 Price Includes
  • Pick-up and drop-off service and air-conditioned vehicle.
  • English-speaking tour guide.
  • Entrance tickets as listed.
 Price Excludes
  • Personal expenses.
  • Tips for the guide and driver.
  • Optional activities.
  • Meals.

 No-shopping :
 Best Experience
  • Flexible and time saving.
  • Customize your own itinerary.
  • VIP Private Car and Tour Guide.
  • Best quality and no shopping guaranteed.
 Private Tour :
 Best Value
  • Flexible and time saving
  • Customize your own itinerary
  • Private tour guide and car included.
  • One shopping stop: Terracotta Figures Factory
  • No need to wait for others from different hotels

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