Spend full day to have an in-depth discovery of Terracotta Warriors Museum while travelling in Xian, including the three major pits tagged in the order of their discoveries and the Bronze Chariots and Horses Exhibition Hall in Qin Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum, the Acrobatics Figures Pit and Civil Official Figures in Qin Shi Huang's Mausoleum Site Park. This tour is customized specially for those who would like to have an in-depth discovery of this top attraction. Follow a local insider to explore this UNESCO listed world cultural heritage, and discover the life stories of the emperor and the once powerful Qin Empire (221 – 207BC).
Have an in-depth discovery of Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum
Explore the most significant archeological excavations of the 20th century
Discover the life stories of the emperor and the once powerful Qin Empire
Private tour is operated with just your party and guided by a local insider
What You Can Expect:
09:00 Hotel Pick-up
Local English-speaking tour guide will pick you up from your Xi'an downtown hotel lobby at 9:00 am.
09:00 - 10:00 Transfer to the Terracotta Warriors Museum
Drive out of town directly to start this in-depth Terracotta Warriors tour, without any stopover for shopping like some other tours. It takes around one hour's drive. You won't feel bored on the way as the expert tour guide will give you a pre-knowledge of the cultural and historical background of the museum.
10:00 – 13:00 Visit the Terracotta Warriors Museum
You will explore the Terracotta Warrior Museum by visiting the three excavated pits (1 Pit, 2 Pit and 3 Pit tagged in the order of their discoveries), as well as the Bronze Chariots and Horses Exhibition Hall. Although the clay warriors and horses have been buried for more than 2,200 years, they are still vivid with distinct appearances. You will spend around two and a half hours to see this amazing site.
13:00 – 14:00 Have Lunch in Local Restaurant
Enjoy lunch in a well-selected local restaurant near the Terracotta Warriors Museum, and experience the most authentic Xi'an local food.
14:00 – 16:00 Visit the Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor
The Terracotta Army Museum is only a part of the yet unexcavated Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor located to its west. Inside it, greater things are yet to come. Follow your guide and continue the in-depth tour to Qin Shi Huang's Mausoleum, stroll around the Site Park, visit the first pit discovered in 1999 known as Acrobatics Figures Pit, and explore the sixth pit discovered in 2000 known as Civil Official Figures Pit.
16:00 – 17:00 Drive back to Downtown and Drop off at Your Hotel
Transfer back to Xi’an downtown and drop off at your hotel to conclude this memorable tour.
Tour duration: 8 hours
Departure date: Daily
Departure point: Centrally located Xi'an hotels
Return point: The original departure point
Departure time: 09:00 am
Private tour for your party only
Air-conditioned tourist vehicle
English-speaking tour guide
Two bottles of mineral water
Entrance fee of the Museum
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
Adult pricing applies to all travelers
A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
The duration of transfer is approximate and will depend on the traffic condition
Please provide your hotel name, address and phone number at time of booking
Passport name, number, birthdate and country are required at time of booking for all participants