Venture into Xi’an, one of China’s oldest cities housing a significant chunk of the country’s history. Go on a tour in this historical wonderland and visit numerous sights with an insightful and enthusiastic English-speaking tour guide, who will regale you with some stories and commentary regarding them. You’ll learn about the rise of ancient Chinese civilization all throughout the tour. You’ll get to visit the Museum of Terracotta Warriors and Horses, where you can marvel at the stone depictions of Qin Shi Huang’s personal army. It’s said that these funerary sculptures were created out of the belief that they will accompany and protect Qin Shi Huang in the afterlife. You’ll also get to visit the Mausoleum of Qin Shi Huang, which hasn’t been fully excavated. There, you’ll feel the presence of ancient royalty as you walk around the mausoleum and its surrounding areas. Besides sights related to the first Qin emperor, you’ll drop by the neolithic Banpo Village where you’ll learn all about the lives of ancient Chinese people who lived by the Yellow River. If you’re a history buff and you’re looking to indulge your curiosity, then going on this tour is highly recommended because you’ll definitely learn more than you did with reading your history books.
The ideal private two day tour of one of China's most ancient cities, this customised two day tour of Xi'an will take you to explore a number of Xi'an's most famed attractions and sights. Along with your own expert local guide you'll visit places such as Xi'an City Wall, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, the Muslim Quarter, Xian Museum, Shaanxi History Museum, Small Wild Goose Pagoda and of course – the Terracotta Warriors. The highlight of the tour is a visit to the tomb of Emperor Qinshihuang, where you'll see some of the best preserved sections of one of China's most iconic archaeological discoveries. Truly a trip not to be missed!
The ideal one day tour to take in some of Xi'an's oldest sights, the Famen Temple and Qianlin Tomb. The first stop on the tour is Famen Temple, built during the Han dynasty some 2,000 years ago and one of the most important Buddhist temples in China. Later, take a break for lunch and enjoy some delicious authentic Chinese food at a local restaurant. Next up is Qianling Tomb which was built in the Tang Dynasty. See the impressive burials of Emperor Gao Zong and Empress Wu Zetian, the only female Emperor of China in four millennia.
Kick off your morning in Xi’an with a cultural experience around the city! This morning tour will take you to the city’s lively and busy markets, as well as see the day in the life of the locals. Start the day by filling up your stomachs with a delicious breakfast at the morning market in Dongmen. Spend time browsing through various local products and maybe even learn how to up your bargaining skills. Afterwards, make your way to the popular City Walk Park, an ancient city wall built during the Ming Dynasty that is now a park for recreational and fitness activities for today’s locals. Tickle your taste buds with Xi'an's tasty snacks and flavors at the popular food street, Yongxing Fang. You’ll end the morning admiring unique antiques at the Xiao Dongmen Antique Market, and maybe end up buying a few trinkets for yourself!