XA01-04: One-Day Xi'an Historical Tour

Terracotta Army Museum - Banpo Museum - Muslim Quarter
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  • Tour Style Private Tour
  • Departure Daily
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As the most important transportation hub in the central and western China, Xi'an is easily accessible to travelers from both home and abroad. The frequent schedules of flight, high-speed train and overnight train make a Xi'an day tour very easy and convenient.

At around 09:00 in the morning, your private guide and driver will pick you up from the lobby of your hotel. Then, your Xi'an day tour will start with a comfortable drive to the Terracotta Army Museum for about one hour. Along the way, your guide will give you a brief introduction to the city and this itinerary. Upon arrival, you will have enough time to view the magnificent underground army, the bronze chariots, horses and weapons, which will definitely astound you. At noon, you can choose a preferred restaurant nearby to have lunch at your own expense with advice from your guide. Afterwards, we will continue to visit the Banpo Museum, which is the site of a matriarchal clan of Yangshao culture during the Neolithic period about 6,000 years ago.
The 2200-year-old Terracotta Warriors
Then we will head back to downtown Xi'an to visit the Muslim Quarter, the most distinctive block of the city, where you will enjoy many delicious local foods and experience the Muslim culture. Your Xi'an one day tour will end here and your guide and driver will escort you to your own booked hotel. Hope you have a nice day.
Tour Highlights
Terracotta Army Museum
The Terracotta Army, also known as the Terracotta Warriors and Horses, is the burial pit of Qin Shi Huang (259 BC-210 BC) - the first emperor of China. The purpose was to protect the emperor in his afterlife. The construction work started when he was 13 and lasted for 39 years. More than 8,000 terracotta warriors and horses with different gestures and vivid expressions have been discovered here.
Marvel at the Pit No. 1
A warrior in Pit No.2
Banpo Museum
It is the first museum of a prehistoric site in China, built on the ruins of a matriarchal clan of Yangshao culture during the Neolithic period, which shows the social organization, production and life, economic form, customs and cultural arts 6,000 years ago. The museum is divided into the residential area, the pottery-making area and the burial area. You will not only see living scenes of the ancient people in the residential area but also learn about their unique burial system and primitive pottery and painting arts at that time. There are also showrooms at the side of the hall to exhibit production tools and some daily necessities.
A Painted Basin displayed in the Banpo Museum
Muslim Street
Muslim Quarter
The Muslim Quarter is famous for all sorts of special delicious snacks, such as Crumbled Flatbread in Mutton Stew, Steamed Meat and cold noodles. Many Muslim people have been living here for hundreds of years. Strolling around the quarter, you will experience the daily life of the people and know more about their Muslim culture.
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  • Private English-speaking guide
  • Private driver & air-conditioned vehicle
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  • Hotel accommodation with breakfasts
  • Lunches and dinners
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    4.88 Reviews
    Maria Gilson
    Posted on August 16, 2020
    China's thousands of history has deposited numerous treasures, which has amazed the world people. Xi'an is a fascinating city. It bears the history of 13 dynasties and witnesses the rise and fall of ancient China. The miracle of the Terracotta Warriors and Horses shocked the world. I can't help but marvel at the diligent ability of the ancient Chinese people! There were many surprises on this tour!
    Posted on July 05, 2020
    The organization of the Xi’an day tour to Terracotta Army was quite excellent. Our guide Lily was very professional and had a sense of humor. She spoke good English and had good knowledge regarding the Terracotta Army and Banpo Museum. Your company and your services were exceptional. We will be happy to recommend your company to our friends.
    Posted on May 31, 2020
    Thank TravelChinaGuide for organizing such a wonderful Xi’an day tour. Our guide and driver were punctual and helpful and every detail of our schedule arrangements is taken well into consideration. Thumb up! I will recommend your service and tour packages to my friends who interested in traveling to China.
    David Truly
    Posted on April 05, 2020
    Although it was rainy, we still had great fun on the one day Xi’an historical tour. Our guide Celine who was polite and friendly arranged everything well and was dedicated to her work. But the itinerary was a little busy and I’d like to have more lunch time.
    United Kingdom
    Posted on January 01, 2020
    Our guide Coral picked us up at the hotel at 9:00 and brought us to the Terracotta Army. A fantastic and impressive attraction. And then we visited the Banpo Museum and the Muslim Quarter. Coral was very responsible and attentive to our needs. There were so many snacks in the Muslim Quarter, which really surprised me!!
    Thomas Witon
    United Kingdom
    Posted on November 20, 2019
    We made a short journey to Xi'an Shaanxi, an ancient city, and there were 13 dynasties to set up their capitals there. The fascinating interpretation of the guide let me know lots of Chinese cultures. This charming ancient city needs many times visiting! I warmly recommend it!!!
    Lana Hale
    Posted on October 09, 2019
    The guide was attentive to the needs of all visitors. I wish to express my heartfelt gratitude to her. And TravelChinaGuide will still be my choice. Looking forward to seeing you again!!
    Posted on August 20, 2019
    The Xi'an day tour was very pleasant with a reasonable schedule. Our tour guide was also very kind to tourists and had a good professional quality. Her clear and comprehensive interpretation made my daughter learn a lot about Chinese history. It was meaningful for her. Really a happy trip! We all were very happy!
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