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Xi'an: Terra Cotta Warriors 5-hour Walking Tour

1. Xi'an: Terra Cotta Warriors 5-hour Walking Tour

Xi'an subway is new, clean, easy, fast and cheap in price, only around 10RMB/each, you will meet your guide and join the group tour at the subway line 9 , HUA QING CHI station, EXIT C. 1: For Group Tour Booking: Take Xi'an subway line 9 to "HUA QING CHI "station, Exit C out, you will meet your guide if you choose a group tour.(subway cost is around 10RMB) Your guide will lead you take a public bus only one stop around 10 minutes directly to Terracotta warriors museum. (your guide will pay for public bus) After museum tour, your will easily find a taxi back or take same way public transportation back downtown by yourself. 2: For Private guide w/ hotel pickup w/ public transfer option: If you book our private tour, you will meet your guide in your hotel lobby. Your guide will help you take a taxi (cost around 140RMB) to Terra cotta Warriros. Or either take subway and public transportation to Terracotta (transportation cost is ar your own expense). After the Terra cotta warriors tour, you can choose to just spend more time at the farmer market on your own, or have the guide help you find a taxi to go back to the hotel or take public transportation back(All transportation cost is at your own expense). 3: For Private guide & 2-way airport transfer option, you will see your guide and driver at airport, you also will be drop off at airport after the tour. 4: For r Private guide & 2-way hotel transfer option, you will be picked up from hotel and dropped off at hotel.

Xi'an Highlights: Terracotta Warriors Private Day Tour

2. Xi'an Highlights: Terracotta Warriors Private Day Tour

This private customizable day tour will take you to visit the Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum and two of the following highlights of Xian according to your personal interests: The Tomb of Emperor Qin Shi Huangdi, Banpo Museum, Shaanxi History Museum, Xian City Wall, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, The Great Mosque or the Muslim Street. Start with a pickup from your downtown Xi'an hotel lobby and a one-hour drive onboard a private vehicle. Visit the Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum. Marvel at the massive life-sized terracotta warriors and horses troops. Experience the wonder of these ancient artifacts and gain a deep understanding of the First Emperor’s vision for his afterlife and his unification of China. Afterward, visit two of the following recommended sites. If you cannot decide on what to see, then the Xian City Wall and the Muslim Streets will be the default. At the end of the tour, get a transfer back to your downtown Xi'an hotel.

Xi'an: Day Tour to Terricotta Warriors with Optional sights

3. Xi'an: Day Tour to Terricotta Warriors with Optional sights

Stop At: The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses, Qinling North Road, Lintong District, Xi'an 710600 China Your private guide and driver will meet you in your hotel lobby around 08:30 or you request time, one hour drive to Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses Museum, around 3 hours enjoyable visit to museum pit 1, pit 2, pit 3 and Bronze Chariots all exhibition without any tourist factory stop. You will have local restaurant lunch before one hour drive back Xi’an downtown for 2 optional city attractions. Your guide and driver will drive you back hotel at end of this whole day tour. Stop At: Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayanta), Enci Temple The southern part of Yata Road, Yanta District, Xi'an 710061 China Your first option is to visit Big Wild Goose Pogoda which is considered as one of the Xi'an History landmarks, Great Tang dynasty culture relics temple. Your private guide will tell you why the pogoda is leaning, what is the Buddhist philosophy, how is today China religion condition. A lot of monks and believers stay out in the yard if your visit time is the chanting day. Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang), Zhongxin District, Xi'an 710001 China This is the second attraction option, follow your guide to climb up to the top of the 600 years old Ancient City Wall, enjoy around 20~30 minutes comfortable and quietly walking or rent a bike enjoy 30 minutes fun cycling exercise on the top of the wall with your guide history explanation. Stop At: Xi'an Banpo Museum, North of Banpo Village, Baqiao District, Xi'an 710038 China This is the third attraction option. You will learn 6000 years old matriarchal clan information along the original village site which is devided into three parts: living house site, burial tombs site and pottery making kilns. A lot of vivid pictures,movie, models and videos are also helpful to understand that special "girl power" time life. Stop At: Temple of the Eight Immortals (Ba Xian An), Wu Dao Shizi Dongjie, Xi'an China The 4th option is a Daoism/Taoism temple which is famous and popular for Xi'an local people go there to pray,to listen monk chanting, to ask a fortune teller or to buy burial objects in the market nearby. Stop At: Muslim market, Muslim Street, Xi'an China The 5th option is Muslim Market or called Muslim Street in the afternoon, you will follow your guide exploring Muslim snacks along the crowded street, big piles of limb skewers, yellow color sticky rice, stir fruit ice cream, nuts candy, beef burger.....you may stay 1 hour here or longer based on your request.

Private Big Wild Goose Pagoda Buddhism Walking Tour

4. Private Big Wild Goose Pagoda Buddhism Walking Tour

Situated in Da Ci'en Temple, Big Wild Goose Pagoda is one of the most famous Buddhist pagodas in China. This tour will give you a comprehensive visit to this architectural masterpiece of Buddhism in China with 1300 years of history. Your guide will greet you at meeting point to the Big Wild Goose Pagoda by taking the subway like a real local. If the transportation option is selected, you will be transferred by a private car instead. Walking through the Morning Clock and Fountain in North Square of the Big Wild Goose Pagoda, you will enter the Da Ci'en Temple where the Pagoda stands. Listening to the interpretation of your expert guide, you can immerse yourself in this bright pearl on the Silk Road with excellent architectural beauty, precious Buddhist relics, rich religious culture, and stories of the famous ancient monk - Xuan Zang. You may also choose to climb up the pagoda to discover the secret of precious Sarira and enjoy the panoramic views from the top.

Xi'an: Top 3 Highlights All Inclusive Private Day Tour

5. Xi'an: Top 3 Highlights All Inclusive Private Day Tour

Your private guide and driver will meet you in your hotel lobby around 07:30-10:00 on you request time on booking page, one hour drive to Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses Museum, around 3 hours enjoyable visit to museum pit 1, pit 2, pit 3 and Bronze Chariots all exhibition without any tourist factory stop. You will have a Xi'an authentic local restaurant lunch,such as belt noodle/paste with lcoal beer or soda drinking for a break before one hour drive back downtown for afternoon activities. Follow your guide to climb up to the top of the 600 years old Ancient City Wall, and enjoy around 30 minutes comfortable and quietly walking or rent a bike do 30 minites to 1 hour cycling exercise on the top of the wall. You also will see local people's relaxation in moat park at the bottom of the Wall. Big Wild Goose Pagoda is considered as one of the Xi'an History landmarks,a Great Tang dynasty culture relics temple. Your private guide will tell you why the pogoda is leaning, the relationship between the "Silk Road"and Tang, what is the Buddhist philosophy and how today's China religion condition is. If your visit time is the chanting day, you will see a lot of monks and believers stay out changting in the yard. Your guide and driver will drive you back hotel at end of this whole day tour. Note: Please note your passport information on booking page for tickets pre-booking in advance.

Private Tour to Terra Cotta Museum &Optional City Highlights

6. Private Tour to Terra Cotta Museum &Optional City Highlights

Your private guide will meet you in your hotel lobby, hop into your private vehicle heading directly to Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses Museum. On the way, your tour guide will explain Xi’an’s history, culture and local's life, feel free to ask questions if you have. The Terracotta Army Museum is considered one of the greatest archaeological sites in the world, and one of the greatest discoveries of the 20th century.  Explore the massive museum with your tour guide, hear stories about the first emperor Qinshihuang. The museum mainly consists of three vaults and an exhibition hall with 8000 life size terracotta warriors all in the real battle formation, which were buried underground over 2200 years. You will spend about 2-3 hours in the museum, then heading back to city, on the way feel free to discuss the sites you want to see in the afternoon, after lunch in the local restaurant, set off and explore. There are 4 options you can choose for the afternoon tour. 1: Big Wild Goose Pogoda Originally built in 652 during the reign of Emperor Gaozong of the Tang Dynasty (618-907), it functioned to collect Buddhist materials that were taken from India by the hierarch Xuanzang. Duration: 1 hour 2: Xi’an City Wall Follow your guide to climb up to the top of the 600 years old Ancient City Wall,  enjoying a great view of the city. The massive walls measure 12m high and 16m wide at the base, tapering to 12m to 14m and is 13.74km in circumference. Towers at each corner of the walls have defensive towers jutting out along the length of the walls. The surviving walls, built on Tang dynasty foundations, date to the Ming dynasty and were built during the 14th century.  3: Xi’an Banpo Museum The Banpo Site is a typical Neolithic matriarchal community of the Yangshao Culture and dates back about 6,000 years. At that time, the Banpo people used tools that were made primarily of wood and stone. Women were responsible for making pottery, spinning, doing household chores, and raising their family, while the men primarily spent their time fishing. The 4,500 square meter (about 1 acre) exhibit area of Banpo Museum is divided into two Exhibition Halls and one Site Hall. 4: Muslim market The Muslim QuarterXi'an, near the Drum Tower (鼓楼), is one of the must-visit places in Xi'an city for its old street of more than 1,000 years old. Being a symbolic site of Xi'an flavor, this street is well-known for its nearly 300 sorts of food selling here, which attracts a numerous number of foodies to please both their noses and taste buds. Also, the well-preserved folk life gives you a great chance to feel the real featured culture in Shaanxi province.

History Study to Terracotta Army &Shaanxi Archaeology Museum

7. History Study to Terracotta Army &Shaanxi Archaeology Museum

Meet your guide and driver in your hotel lobby. Heading directly to Terracotta Warriors, 2.5 hours Terra cotta warriors tour, enjoy a delicious local lunch, then 1.5 hour drive to Shaanxi Archaeology Museum which is huge and full of treasures with 4 chapters: 1: The archaeological history chapter shows the birth, development and maturity of Shaanxi archaeology with a large number of physical and photographic materials, which is divided into three units. 1) The first unit describes the accumulation process of Chinese archaeology in the period of promiscuity-the stage of Jinshi Studies. 2)The second unit, "Scientific Archaeology, Reviving History and Saving the Country", focuses on the beginning of Shaanxi archaeology - the archaeology of Doujitai, and the maturing Chinese archaeological typology on the basis of showing the birth of Chinese archaeology. 3)The third unit systematically sorts out the development process of archaeology in Shaanxi since the founding of the People's Republic of China based on archaeological projects, covering the excavation of important sites such as Banpo Ruins and Zhouyuan Ruins, as well as the introduction of new concepts and methods of archaeological work in "big sites" such as the capital city of the Han and Tang dynasties and the imperial tombs. 2: The chapter "Cultural Genealogy" shows the archaeological and cultural genealogy in Shaanxi. In the five units of "Paleolithic Age", "Neolithic Age", "Xia Shang Period", "Xianzhou Culture" and "Zhouyuan Ruins", it focuses on the origin of modern humans and the exchange and migration of ancient humans, introduces various cultural types in Shaanxi during this period, including distribution range, cultural characteristics and representative sites, and intersperses the introduction of zooarchaeology, botanical archaeology, physical anthropology, etc., comprehensively summarizes the archaeological harvest of Zhouyuan ruins in the past 60 years, and moves the Hejia carriage pit into the exhibition hall after the overall relocation. 3: "Archaeological Discoveries" is divided into three units, mainly introducing key archaeological projects in various periods in Shaanxi. 4: The "Cultural Relics Protection" section shows the restoration, protection and research of ceramics, bronzes, complex remains, murals, textiles and lacquerware, etc., focusing on the application of new technologies, new methods and new materials in the protection of cultural relics of different textures, and showing the public the responsibility and responsibility of cultural relics restoration workers as "skilled doctors". After 2.5 hours museum explore, your private guide and driver will take you come back hotel at the end.

Xi'an: 2-Day All Inclusive Private Custom-Made In Depth Tour

8. Xi'an: 2-Day All Inclusive Private Custom-Made In Depth Tour

Day 1: Flexibly choose 3 attractions according to your interests from below 5 optional itineraries: 1. The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses Meet your private guide and driver in your hotel lobby, one hour drive to Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses Museum, around 3 hours enjoyable visit to museum pit 1, pit 2, pit 3 and Bronze Chariots all exhibition without any tourist factory stop. 2. Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayanta) Big Wild Goose Pogoda is considered as one of the Xi'an History landmarks,a Great Tang dynasty culture relics temple. Your private guide will tell you why the pogoda is leaning, the relationship between the "Silk Road"and Tang, what is the Buddhist philosophy and how today's China religion condition is. 3. Muslim Quarter Suggest to visit Muslim Market (or called Muslim Street) in the afternoon which is famous for Chinese style Halal food. You will follow your guide explore Muslim snacks along the crowded street with piles of limb skewers, yellow color sticky rice, colorful fruit ice cream, nuts candy, beef burger.....you may stay 1 hour here or longer based on your interest. Muslim meal is one of your 2-day lunch options. 4. Xi'an Banpo Museum You will learn 6000 years old matriarchal clan information along the original village site which is devided into three parts: living house site, burial tombs site and pottery making kilns. 5. Xi'an Mosque This Mosque does not look like a Muslim Mosque from outside if you don't visit in. It perfectly combines Chinese garden art and Muslim art. Day 2: Flexibly choose 3 attractions arrording to your interest from below 6 optional itineraries: 1. Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang) Follow your guide to climb up to the top of the 600 years old Ancient City Wall, and enjoy around 30 minutes comfortable and quietly walking or rent a bike do 30 minites to 2 hours cycling exercise on the top of the wall. 2. Tomb of Emperor Jingdi (Hanyangling) This 1-hour museum visit is quite different, you will walk through the underground glass corridor to see the thousands of toy size pottery figurines laying on the bottom of the pits which were prepared for the 4th Han dynasty emperor Jingdi's after life. 3. Xi'an Bell Tower which is downtown landmarks building in Xi'an. 4. Drum Tower (Gulou) If you climb up to the top of Drum Tower, you not only see the whole muslim quater, you also will enjoy a short Bell and Drum playing show and Ming and Qing Dynasty antique furniture excibition. 5. Temple of the Eight Immortals (Ba Xian An) is famous and popular for Xi'an local people who go there to pray, to listen monk chanting, to ask a fortune teller or to buy burial objects in the market nearby. 6. Xi'an Museum, combines history, traditional culture and city garden art together. Note: Please note your passport information on booking page for tickets pre-booking in advance.

Terracotta Army, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, City Wall Day Tour

9. Terracotta Army, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, City Wall Day Tour

This group tour starts from the pickup from your hotel lobby around 8 am-9 am. And then we will directly transfer eastward for Terracotta Warriors. Terracotta Warriors and Horses which is praised as "the Eighth Wonder of the World" and also listed as UNESCO World Heritage for pits 1, 2, and 3. It will take you about 2.5 hours inside the museum. We will drive back to the city area to visit the Ancient City Wall. Xian City Wall is the most complete city wall that has survived in China. It is also the largest and most complete ancient military system of defense in the world. You can choose to have a circle on the City Wall (The bicycle renting fee is on your own). The last stop of the tour is the Big Wild Goose Pagoda, a well-preserved ancient building and a holy place for Buddhists. It was built to hold sutras and figurines of the Buddha that were brought to China from India by the Buddhist translator and traveler Xuanzang. After the all-day tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel in the Xi'an city area.

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(7 reviews)

the group tour end up being a private tour cause I was the only partecipant. the tour guide, Nobel Liu, is a passionate man who love talking about his city and stories of the different myths that are spread in China's history. I couldn't have a better experience. After the tour he also offered to give me some advice about food and places I hadn't seen yet.

Cindy has been very kind, she has guided us very well, explaining in great detail and enthusiasm all the time. He has kindly answered all the questions we have asked him and has given us many guides and recommendations for Xian in addition to the tour. 100% recommended the tour, it would not have been the same without her.

Tourguide Eddie took really, really good care of us - he was prompt, made sure we get the best out of our day, was very informative and attentive. Tour was superb and very personal! Driver was safe driver and always there. We did the Terracotta Army, the wild goose pagoda and Muslim street with very good food! Thank you!!!

My daily trip to the warriors was fantastic, Eddie (my tour guide) is very knowledgeable and speaks English fluently. I was able to select 2 additional places to visit in Xi’an and thanks to Eddie’s explanations I could understand more about the Chinese culture and mindset. Highly recommended!

what a great guidess! she explained everything and have us advice in how to explore the City. we Had a wonderful time! thank you Elith!