Xi'an West Route Private Tour: Famen Temple And Qianling Mausoleum - Xian

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 8 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    8:30am
  • Departure Details :
    Your centrally located Xi'an hotel
  • Return Details :
    Your centrally located Xi'an hotel
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Led by a professional local tour guide, enjoy your private transfer to visit the highlights of northwest Xi'an. On this private day tour, you will visit Famen Temple, a notable Buddhist shrine for its collection of Sakyamuni relics, and Qianling Mausoleum, the joint tomb of Emperor Gaozong and his empress Wu Zetian of Tang Dynasty.

Highlights

  • Instant Confirmation
  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
  • Lunch included

Know More about this tour

With pick up from your downtown Xi'an hotel lobby at 8:30am, your local friendly tour guide will escort you to start the day. Enjoy private transfer in air-conditioned vehicle and learn the profound history and culture of Xian from your guide along the way. Your first stop will be Famen Temple with a history of 1,700 years built during Eastern Han Dynasty. The temple is renowned for housing the veritable finger bone of Sakyamuni Buddha and being a cultural scenic area of time-honored Buddhist holy land. You will wander around the temple to explore the history and culture of Buddhism.

After lunch at a well selected local restaurant, continue to visit Qianling Mausoleum of Tang Dynasty. This is the joint tomb of Emperor Gaozong and his empress Wu Zetian who is also the only female ruler in Chinese history that took the reign after Gaozong. The tomb is of a very sound and secure construction and is notable as the only mausoleum to escape the unwelcome attention of tomb raiders. The design of Qianling replicates the city of Chang'an (ancient name of Xi'an) and in accordance with tradition of a north-south axis. Stroll around the mausoleum to discover the fascinating history and culture of Tang Dynasty (618-907). Afterwards, you will be driven back to downtown and return to your hotel to conclude your day trip.

Inclusions

  • Private tour
  • Hotel pick-up & drop-off
  • Private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Licensed professional driver
  • Informative local English-speaking tour guide
  • Bottled water
  • Entrance fees
  • Chinese Lunch
  • Fuel surcharge and tax

Exclusions

  • Personal expenses
  • Optional activities
  • Gratuities (optional)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

A maximum of 10 people per booking

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Adult pricing applies to all travelers

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately