Mini Group: Daily VIP Xian Terracotta Warriors And City Discovery Tour

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    7:30 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Bell Tower Hotel Xian, 110 South St, Zhong Lou Shang Quan, Beilin Qu, Xian Shi, Shaanxi Sheng, China
    Traveler pickup is offered
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  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Uncover the amazing history and vivid stories behind the terracotta figures that were buried for over 2,000 years. Step onto the top of Xian Ancient City Wall walk or cycle along it, feeling and touching the invisible soul of this ancient city. Act like a Xian local, tasting and experiencing the original local food and culture that you may never encounter as a typical tourist.
There are no fake luxuries and pomposity but true life and experiences. There are no boring, textbook-style history lessons but vivid stories that come to life. There is no tourist shopping, no time-wasting, and no queuing but a smartly-arranged itinerary. There is no spurious boasting and so-called promises but real enthusiasm and a detailed plan that we call our services.

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Itinerary
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Stop At: The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses

Time: 9:00-12:00
Your exploration of the Terracotta Army site begins. Please follow your guide to discover the amazing terracotta warriors that were buried for more than 2,000 years and to hear interesting stories about China's first emperor Emperor Qin Shi Huang (259210 BC).
There are three pits in the museum. Our recommended visiting sequence is Pit 1 Pit 2 Pit 3 Bronze Chariot Pit the Mausoleum of Qin Shi Huang as you will follow historical clues that lead from general to detailed information.
Pit 1 is the largest of the pits and it is estimated to house around 6,000 figures as well as a great quantity of bronze weaponry. You will be shocked by the large scale of the figures lining up, and will feel as if you have been taken back to the Qin Dynasty when the army of soldiers was waiting to go out to battle.
Pit 2 is not as large as Pit 1. It is estimated that the terracotta warriors and horses in this pit amount to 1,300 figures. However, the great variety makes it top-rated among all three pits.
Pit 3 is the smallest one with only 72 terracotta warriors and horses. It is believed that it served as the headquarters for the army, directing the warriors in Pit 1 and Pit 2.
The Bronze Chariot Pit exhibits two painted bronze chariots in a large scale. As burial objects, the bronze chariots represent Emperor Qin Shi Huang's vehicles. Crowned as "the King of Bronze Ware", the bronze chariots are the earliest, largest, and best-preserved bronze artifacts in the world.

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang)

Time: 14:30-16:30
Xi'an Ancient City Wall was first built in the Ming Dynasty (13701378 AD) and is the largest and the best-maintained ancient city wall in China. It is shaped like a rectangle with a total length of 13.74 kilometers. The downtown part of Xi'an City is centered within this ancient city wall. There are four major gates (the north gate, the east gate, the south gate, and the west gate) of this city wall. Your visit will start from East Gate (Chang Le Gate).
You have three options when visiting the city wall. You can choose to walk part of the city wall (we suggest you walk from East Gate to South Gate, which is about 3.5 kilometers, and finally meet your guide and the other tour members at South Gate at 4:30pm).
Or you can cycle along the city wall (your guide will help you to rent a bike and we suggest you cycle from East Gate North Gate West Gate South Gate, which is about 10 kilometers, and finally meet your guide and the other tour members at South Gate at about 4:30pm).
We highly recommend you to take the eco-car running on the city wall (your guide will buy the tickets for you). This runs from East Gate North Gate West Gate South Gate and you will meet your guide and the other tour members at South Gate at about 4:30pm (the Bicycle Service Station). But in summer, it is very hot on the wall, so we suggest you to ride the essential part of the City Wall from East Gate to South Gate only, which is about 3.5 kilometers.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Muslim quarter

Time: 17:00-17:30
The Muslim quarters lies 100 meters west of the Bell tower in downtown Xi'an. The 500 meters long avenue paved by bluestones are dotted with many unique stall, souvenir shop, caf and bars which are mostly run by Muslim people.

Duration: 30 minutes

Inclusions

Bike or Eco-Car rental on the City Wall.

Lunch at a Xi'an local restaurant.

English-speaking tour guide service

Hotel pickup and drop off services are available within the 3rd Ring Zone of Xi'an City.

Admission to Terracotta Warriors Museum and Xi'an Ancient City Wall.

Bottled water

Air-conditioned vehicle

Entry/Admission - The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses

Entry/Admission - Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang)

Exclusions

Gratuities

Hotel accommodations

Airport transfer

Personal expenses

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking.

You will receive details about the tour guide and pickup in your voucher the day before. And the tour guide will also call you via hotel or leave a message for you about pickup time the night before tour.

Near public transportation

Infants must sit on laps

Not recommended for travelers with back problems

Not recommended for pregnant travelers

No heart problems or other serious medical conditions

Hotel pickup and drop off services are available within the 3rd Ring Zone of Xi'an City.

This tour will have a maximum of 6 travelers.

Most travelers can participate

This experience requires good weather. If its canceled due to poor weather, youll be offered a different date or a full refund

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers

Traveler Reviews

  • 18-Mar-2018

    Rosa's narrative of the history of Xi'an was very well done. And the lunch was excellent. No complaints here except the torrential rain !