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

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  • Soak up Xian’s signature sights in a group of no more than six people
  • Tour the terracotta army, Xian City Wall, and Muslim Quarter
  • Discover Xian cuisine over lunch at a local restaurant
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Mini Group: Daily VIP Xian Terracotta Warriors and City Discovery Tour
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Mini Group: Daily VIP Xian Terracotta Warriors and City Discovery Tour
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Enjoy a level of service that comes close to a private tour in a group of no more than six people. Start at the iconic Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum, with a deep dive into the world of Qin Shi Huang. Enjoy Xian cuisine at a local restaurant before returning to the city to explore its majestic City Wall. Finally, head to the city’s street food epicenter, the Muslim Quarter.
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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 (259–210 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 (1370–1378 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, café and bars which are mostly run by Muslim people.

Duration: 30 minutes
Reviews (37)
1 - 5 of 36 reviews
Reviewed 6 November 2018
Very nice experience

We had a full day tour with our guide Richard and our driver. We visited the Terracotta warrior site (admission ticket price not included) and also later visited the wall of Xian (admission ticket not included) and also the muslim quarter. After the terracotta warriors...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sunny V
Reviewed 15 October 2018
Incredible experience of Xi'an

I would definitely recommend this trip to anyone wanting to explore Xi'an. Phoebe kept in touch with us ahead of the trip and fetched us on time. She ensured that we had a great experience of the Terracotta Warriors, a wonderful lunch, an excellent introduction...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Odyssey402460
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile
Amazing tour and amazing guide!

This tour was a perfect mix of history, city walking activities and delicious food. Phoebe was a phenomenal guide and we had such a great time with her. She’s a great communicator and has a wealth of knowledge that she conveys in a way that’s...More

1  Thank Marta S
Reviewed 18 September 2018
A fantastic day in Xian! Highly recommend for all travellers!

Travelling on your own is not always easy, so i was very happy joining this small group tour. There were only 3 of us on this tour and it felt absolutely private. If you want to see Xian in a short time, this the tour...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Trail795188
Reviewed 16 September 2018
Awesome day out in Xi'an and the Terracotta Warriors

As a solo traveller, I was lucky enough to enjoy a one day tour out with my guide Rosa which included the Terracotta Warriors, City Wall and Muslim Street. Rosa was very welcoming, professional and passionate about her job, providing loads of useful and interesting...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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