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
Use one day to explore the historical aspects of Xian by subway or bus as local people. Our guide will introduce the history of Small Wild Goose Pagoda and City Wall to you elaborately. You will also be accompanied to stoll along the ancient Shuyuanmen street and 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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    4.7130 Reviews
    Caroline
    USA
    Posted on July 12, 2020
    It was not easy to finish this Xi’an day trip as I was sick. The long bus ride from the hotel to the Famen Temple and Qianling Mausoleum made me feel a little uncomfortable. But I felt so warm for our guide’s concern and buying medicine for me. Thank you very much!
    Syed
    UK
    Posted on July 08, 2020
    The tour guide's professional ability, vivid interpretation of scenic spots, reasonable itinerary and thoughtful service made us experience an unforgettable and high-quality trip in the ancient city Xi'an. Thank the tour guide for his thoughtful service and TCG for its well-arranged tour. This Xi’an day tour was very joyful! Next trip we will still choose TCG!
    Suzanne
    USA
    Posted on June 29, 2020
    Our guide Carol served us with an excellent attitude and had a great scene of humor. She also possessed excellent humanistic qualities. Her well-planned organization made us feel very comfortable. Her control of time at each scenic spot was just right. We visited the Terracotta Army, Small Wild Goose Pagoda, Xi’an Museum, and City Wall on this Xi’an day trip. We barely waited in line and all the attractions were worth the cost. But we failed to cycle on the City Wall due to the rainy day. It was a great pity! ... More
    Lawrence
    Italy
    Posted on June 23, 2020
    I was satisfied with the attractions and hotel provided. And the tour guide service was excellent with a reasonable itinerary and comprehensive explanation! Nice trip!
    Chris Silva
    USA
    Posted on June 17, 2020
    It was a sunny day and we had a happy time! We visited the Terracotta Army, the Small Wild Goose Pagoda and the City Wall. It was so remarkable about the magnificence of the Terracotta Warriors and Horses. It was the ancient Chinese wisdom of the people and the masterpiece of Chinese culture.
    Timothy
    Canada
    Posted on June 09, 2020
    The tour guide Koko was very polite and courteous. Her spoken English was very good with a sweet voice. She was able to cope with all kinds of travel problems. The introduction of scenic spots was detailed so that every visitor can understand Chinese history and feel the charm of China. I'd be happy to recommend Koko!
    Bonnie
    Canada
    Posted on June 02, 2020
    The ancient city is worth visiting for its rich history and culture. I am glad to recommend the Xi’an day trip to you!
    Pradeep
    Canada
    Posted on May 27, 2020
    A very satisfying trip! There were no shopping stops all the way. The tour guide was very professional and enthusiastic! And even more, our destination was the Terracotta Army, where I had been dreamed the most! We deeply felt the history and culture of China and the local unique cultural customs of Xi'an. The trip drew to a successful close, with everyone feeling joyous and happy…Really unforgettable! I love Xi’an!
    Ricardo
    Vannoy
    Posted on May 20, 2020
    My father liked traveling abroad and learning about other people's customs and traditions. So I booked this Xi’an day tour for us. I was very pleased and satisfied that TravelChinaGuide provided a comprehensive and considerate service for visitors. Especially the experienced tour guide, she gave us a detailed interpretation and scientific schedule. My father really liked the Shaanxi History Museum, which boasts over 3,000 unearthed historical relics and most of the items are rare treasures, showing the splendid Chinese culture! It was remarkable and fantastic! ... More
    Martha
    Canada
    Posted on May 10, 2020
    We are home now with a good memory of our Xi’an day tour. The trip was satisfying in terms of attractions, services and our guide’s vivid introductions. We had a good understanding of the profound culture and history of this ancient city. Terracotta Warriors were really an amazing wonder of the world and the Bronze Chariots were miraculous! Walking on the City Wall during the light snowy day was an unforgettable experience. It was so chilly, but we all enjoyed the view from the City Wall. Great appreciation to Travel China Guide’s arrangements! ... More
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