Private Day Tour: Qianling Mausoleum And Famen Temple - Xian

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 9 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    08:30
  • Departure Details :
    Your hotel in Xi'an city area
  • Return Details :
    Your hotel in Xi'an city area
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Famen Temple used to be the imperial temple in the Tang Dynasty. And with the re-discover of Buddhist relics, Famen temple become world famous among Buddhist followers. Hanyangling is the tomb of Emperor Jingdi in the Han Dynasty. In Jingdis mausoleum you will see lots of mini terracotta Warriors and Horses. Which is quite interesting if you compare them with the ones in Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum.

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At 08:30 your guide and driver will meet you at your hotel lobby. Todays adventure begins with the Famen Temple which situated about 118 km west of Xian. Famen Temple is a famous Buddhist temple which holds the genuine relics of Gautama Buddha (Sakyamuni). Besides the the genuine relics of Gautama Buddha you will also see lots of exquisite Buddhist ware.

After the included lunch, you will visit the Qianling Mausoleum. It is the shared mausoleum of Emperor Gaozong and Empress Wu Zetian. Emperor Gaozong, whose name is Li Zhi, is the 3rd emperor of the Tang Dynasty (618-907). And Wu Zetian, wife of Lizhi, is the only female ruler of Chinese nation. After her husband died, she killed her son who should have taken the throne and set herself as the legal top ruler of the nation. Qianling is not excavated yet. If time allows, you will pay a visit to Tomb of Prince Yide or Tomb of Princess Yongtai to have an inner look of imperial tomb of the Tang Dynasty. After the fantastic tour, our driver and tour guide will transfer back to your hotel.

Inclusions

  • Entrance fees
  • Chinese style lunch
  • Professional English speaking guide
  • All transfer in air condition car

Exclusions

  • Gratuities
  • Optional activities
  • Battery cart in Famen Temple

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required