Make the most of your time in Xi’an and enjoy this full-day experience of Xi’an’s top sites and activities with your own private guide and driver. On this private tour, visit the world-renowned terracotta warriors and admire the city’s historical architecture on a walk along the ancient city wall and Big Wild Goose Pagoda. Experience the bustling street culture of the Muslim Quarter and visit the Great Mosque. Your tour has been customized to make sure you get the best experience of Xi’an.
This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Xi’an Mosque, Huajue Alley, Xincheng District, Xi’an 710043 China
In the morning,we can pick you up from your Xi’an hotel at downtown center, then drive to the famous Great Mosque which has history longer than 1200 years.Xi’an was ever the starting point of Silk Road in the history, so there are many Arabian businessman ever traveled to China and settled down here,there are more than 100,000 Muslim people here in the Muslim Quarter.
Visit the Great Mosque in the morning, it is very quiet and peaceful here, all the buildings inside the mosque were rebuilt in Ming Dynasty 600 years ago,the architecture is just like a traditional Chinese Garden,very beautiful and historical atmosphere.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses, Qinling North Road, Lintong District, Xi’an 710600 China
After finish the visit of Great Mosque and Muslim Quarter,let’s drive one hour to the Terracotta Warriors museum. On the way to the museum,let’s go to the Terracotta Warriors reproduction center to follow a local famous master to learn how to make a small piece of Terracotta Warriors copy, you can also take it back home as a souvenir.The clay material to make the copy is the same material as the real Terracotta Warriors relics in the museum, so this will be a real interesting experience.
From here,let’s go to have a yummy lunch in a local popular restaurant nearby,Xi’an is very famous for yummy snacks food, the local noodle is very famous in China, let’s have the local noodle and other yummy dishes for lunch here.
After lunch,let’s drive to visit Terracotta Warriors museum which is world famous scenic spot,there are more than 8000 pieces of real-life sized Terracotta Warrior and potter horsed were excavated out from here in three burial pits. The whole underground army were buried for the first Chinese emperor to guard for him in the underground world for his after life. No any historical record mentioned the Terracotta Warriors army, until 1974, the local farmer dig the water well, then the underground army were found and well known as the eighth wonder of the world.
Duration: 5 hours
Stop At: Xi’an City Wall (Chengqiang), Zhongxin District, Xi’an 710001 China
From here,let’s drive back to visit Xi’an City Wall,which is also known as the Fortifications of Xi’an,it is the most complete city wall that has survived in China, as well being one of the largest ancient military defensive systems in the world.
The wall now stands 12 meters (40 feet) tall, 12-14 meters (40-46 feet) wide at the top and 15-18 meters (50-60 feet) thick at the bottom. It covers 13.7 kilometers (8.5 miles) in length with a deep moat surrounding it. Every 120 meters, there is a rampart which extends out from the main wall. All together, there are 98 ramparts, which were built to defend against the enemy climbing up. Each rampart has a sentry building, in which the soldiers could protect the entire wall without exposing themselves to the enemy.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayanta), Enci Temple The southern part of Yata Road, Yanta District, Xi’an 710061 China
After finish the visit of City Wall,let’s come to the famous Big wild goose pagoda which was built in Tang Dynasty 1300 years ago.This pagoda was ever the tallest building in Xi’an ancient times,it is located in Dacien temple. As a scared place of Buddhism religion, it is still a working temple now.
From here,drive back to your hotel. Today’s tour will be finished then.
Duration: 1 hour
Location: Eastern Asia » China » Shaanxi » Shaanxi
Commences: Xi’an, China
Duration: 8 hours