Xian Day Tours - 100% No Shopping Stops

A must-see destination in China, Xian is rich in cultural and historical relics and sites. The Terracotta Warriors catch the attention of the world. In our mini group and private Xian day tours, you will wonder at the essence of this ancient capital including the Warriors, City Wall, the History Museum, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, the Great Mosque, Mt. Huashan and more.

Xian Mini Group Day Tours

Terracotta Army, Xian
A group of 1 to 6 guests, providing more care and comfort
Enough time to thoroughly enjoy the highlights
No shopping promise; Free cancellation 24 hours before
We beat any price of identical tour service
Terracotta Warriors Museum
This half day Xian mini group trip focuses on the essence of this ancient capital - Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum. A perfect group size with no more than 6 people ensures you a great experience. Professional English speaking guide, skip the line, no shops!
Terracotta Warrior
A group of 1 to 6 guests, escorted by an expert English-speaking guide
Well-designed itinerary with highlight attractions covered
No shopping stops, no optional tour hidden charge
We guarantee the lowest price and the most attentive service

Xian Private One Day Tours

Cycling on the City Wall, Xian
This classic Xian day tour takes you to enjoy the China's ancient capital through thirteen dynasties to learn the city's history and culture in depth. You will visit all the major attractions from the Terracotta Warriors to the Small Wild Goose Pagoda and experience the bike ride on the ancient City Wall.
Terracotta Army
This historical Xian one day tour will help you to explore this city in depth. You can see the magnificent Terracotta Army and view the relics of a matriarchal clan of Yangshao culture in the Banpo Museum. Meanwhile, wandering in the Muslim Quarter which is full of local cuisines enables you to delve into the local food culture.
City Wall Park
Set out for a 'time travel' back to Xian's past! You can tour around the 400-year-old City Wall, appreciate skilled stone tablets in the Forest of Stone Steles Museum, explore profound China's history and culture in Shaanxi History Museum, take pictures of the famous Big Wild Goose Pagoda and learn about local life by a family visit.
Cooking class in Xi'an
Participate in this tour to explore the mysterious Terracotta Warriors and historic Small Wild Goose Pogada. Then you will be guided to experience the real life of locals at a vegetable market and learn to cook Chinese dishes in a local family.
The mural in Shaanxi History Museum
During this one day Xian trip, you will visit "the Eighth Wonder of the World" - Terracotta Army, admire the national treasures in Shaanxi History Museum and take a leisurely walk at the North Square of Giant Wild Goose Pagoda.
Huaqing Pool
This trip will head to the world-renowned Terracotta Army and nearby Huaqing Pool. Followed by is the real-scene performance of "the Song of Everlasting Sorrow" which tells the love story of emperor Tang Xuanzong and his beloved concubine Yang Yuhuan.
Small Wild Goose Pagoda
Explore the historical aspects of Xian by subway or bus as local people. Our guide will introduce the history of the Small Wild Goose Pagoda and the City Wall to you. You will also be accompanied to stroll along the ancient Shuyuanmen street and bustling Muslim Quarter.

One Day Private Side Trips from Xian

Mt. Huashan
In this Xian 1 day tour, you can visit either the North Peak of Mt. Huashan to experience the narrow path at Ear-Touching Cliff and climb the Black Dragon Ridge, or the West Peak to appreciate the natural scenery including the stone lotus at Lotus Flower Cave and stone axe at Axe-Splitting Rock.
Famen Temple
If you want to know more about the history and religion of Tang Dynasty, come and join this day trip from Xian to Famen Temple to visit the finger bone of the Buddha and take an adventure in Qianling Mausoleum to explore the mysterious past.
Hukou Waterfall
Hukou Waterfall comes from Yellow River and narrows as a spout, hence the name. We specially offer a day return Hukou Waterfall tour from Xian with private transfer to you. Set aside one day to marvel at the biggest yellow waterfall in the world.
Maiji Grottoes
This journey will take you to visit the Maiji Grottoes in Gansu Province, one of the birthplaces of ancient Chinese culture. Here, you can have a look at the well-preserved Buddhist stone-carved statues and murals.
Pingyao Ancient City
With 3,000 years history, Pingyao Ancient City still retain the features and architectures of the county intactly. You will spend one day to learn Chinese culture, economy and religion in Ming and Qing Dynasty with your guide.

Tailor Your Xian Private Day Tour

Friendly Travel Tips

  • Our private Xian day tours are quite flexible and can be customized to meet any of your particular interests, such as pick-up point, tour plans and sightseeing duration, etc. We are always ready to tailor an exclusive private tour for you.
  • In addition to the major attractions, we can also arrange various DIY activities, such as making small clay warriors, learning about Chinese food cooking in local family home, learning to write Chinese characters and more on our Xian day trips. If you are interested, you can contact your travel consultant in advance.
  • Except for Chinese official holidays, Shaanxi History Museum is usually closed on Mondays, while the Small Wild Goose Pagoda doesn't open up on Tuesdays. If your trip happens to meet those days, our travel consultant will recommend other sightworthy spots to meet your interests.
  • Here is some info about transportation for your reference, if you get to Xian by flight or high speed train.

    Xian Xianyang International Airport is located 47 km (about 29 miles) to the city center, and around 70 km to the Terracotta Warriors Museum. It takes around 1 hour driving from the airport to the downtown and 1.5 hours to the museum.

    Xian North Railway station is about 14 km (8.7 miles) from the city center, 40 minutes driving by car; about 50 km (31 miles) from the Terracotta Warriors, 1 hour driving time.
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    4.7147 Reviews
    Carmen Roberts
    Belgium
    Posted on April 28, 2021
    In general, we were satisfied with this 2 days Xi'an private tour. Great appreciation!
    Beata Eide
    Switzerland
    Posted on April 06, 2021
    The Terracotta Army was super spectacular and I’d never seen such a wonderful sight before. The pottery figurines were mainly concentrated in the pit 1 and pit2. We also visited 2 Bronze Chariot and Horses, an amazing manufacturing technique!
    Katherine Yeung
    Canada
    Posted on March 17, 2021
    Celina was a nice tour guide, we had a wonderful communication on the Xi’an day trip to City Wall. Touring around the wall by bike was an interesting activity and we were so enjoyable! We visited the Forest of Stone Steles Museum and saw many ancient Chinese stone tablets.

    And Celina was patient to answer our questions about those steles, many thanks to her. Our driver was steady and amiable, very nice to keep the car comfortable. Anyway, this was a great trip and I will come back to Xi'an for an in-depth tour in the future. ... More
    Giulia Joglekar
    the United States
    Posted on February 09, 2021
    TCG was a reliable travel agency. With its well-organized itinerary, our 2 days Xi'an private tour package was fantastic! We would like to have another trip with TCG in the future!
    Cass
    Denmark
    Posted on January 24, 2021
    We had an interesting Xi’an day tour to Terracotta Army, Banpo Museum and Muslim Quarter. The Terracotta Army was the highlight of our Xi’an day tour and we truly had a joyful time under Carol’s professional guidance. Carol was knowledgeable and had a strong sense of service, took good care of us. The Terracotta Army preserved several thousand terracotta warriors and horses with different gestures and vivid expressions. A must-see attraction in Xi’an! If you are interested in the prehistory of China, the Banpo Museum is a wonderful site to learn the Chinese social organization, production and cultural arts 6,000 years ago. The Muslim Quarter was a food street with a variety of Xi’an distinctive snacks like Crumbled Flatbread in Mutton Stew and Steamed Meat. In general, this tour was satisfactory except for a little crowded in the Terracotta Army and Muslim Quarter. ... More
    Sanjeev
    Australia
    Posted on January 05, 2021
    Overall, it was a very good trip with a substantial itinerary and a responsible guide.
    She accompanied us all the way and very helpful with everything we needed! On this tour, we saw the Qin terracotta warriors, and admired the wisdom of the Chinese ancestors, and learnt the Xi’an’s history of the City Wall! A fulfilling journey!
    Mary
    New Zealand
    Posted on December 24, 2020
    Definitely a highlight of touring around Xi’an! Climbing Mt. Huashan was wonderful.
    We took the cable car up and down the mountain because we had kids and the elderly. Our tour guide was very careful and considerate, telling us some dos and don'ts responsibly.
    The Mt. Huashan tour from Xi’an was really worthwhile, highly recommended! Even in winter, Huashan Mountain scenery was a feast for the eyes.
    Irina Gardiner
    the United Kingdom
    Posted on November 13, 2020
    Although the Xi'an half day tour to Terracotta Army is very short, I had to say that it was a remarkable tour for me as every detail from the airport pick-up service to the English-speaking guide and clean car was thoughtfully taken care of. Strongly recommend!
    Robert Rattanaprom
    Ireland
    Posted on October 29, 2020
    I booked a 2 days Xi’an day trip on TravelChinaGuide with my family and friends.
    We felt so good about this trip. The guide was thoughtful and made a compelling interpretation, which made me have a deep understanding of the background culture.
    It rained a little while riding on the City Wall, but we experienced the unique scenery in the rain. It was, all in all, a smooth and happy trip!
    Paolo Brennan
    UK
    Posted on October 18, 2020
    I was feeling pretty pleased with this Xi’an 2 days tour to Terracotta Army, Yangling Mausoleum. The tour guide and the driver were dedicated and thoughtful providing lots of help for every visitor.
    And the whole journey was without any shopping stops. This itinerary was pretty reasonable and would be worth seeing!!!
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