Xi’an is one of the ancient capitals of China, and as such has become one of the most visited historical centers of Asia. On this tour you will first visit the archeological site of Banpo Village, built more than 6,000 year ago, and you will see how the resident matriarchic tribe used to survive in the Neolithic age. The site hosts a collection of utensils and a reconstruction of the primitive buildings typical of this village. Afterwards, you will see one of the most famous attractions of China: the Emperor’s Terracotta Army. The Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses are the most significant archeological excavations of the 20th century. These terra cotta warriors and horses are the size of a real army, and were buried alongside the Emperor in a vast underground palace. Today they constitute a spectacular monument to the power and resources of Imperial China, and to the religious beliefs that informed Chinese spirituality throughout the ages.
You will be picked up from your hotel by your tour guide and driver at 8:00-8:30AM.We will drive about an hour to Banpo Neolithic Village (1 hour) and will see how the resident matriarchic tribe used to survive in the Neolithic age. Then we will visit a Terra-Cotta Replication Factory (30 minutes) to see how to make a terra cotta. Lunch (an hour) will be arranged in a local restaurant. After that, we come to famous Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum (2 hours).It will present us those excavated pottery figurines, regarded as "the Eighth Wonder of the World", and it is one of the most significant archaeological discoveries of the 20th Century as well. Finally we will go to Emperor Qinshihuang Mausoleum (10 minutes).Tour ends when you are dropped off at your hotel at about 17:30 PM.
*USD 85 per person
*Children between 3 and 8 will receive 50% discount.
*The price is only for your reference and it is subject to seasons, high or low.Please send us your inquiry if you are interested.
1.air-con bus or van with experienced driver
2.English-speaking tour guide
3.Entrance tickets to the attractions as listed in the itinerary
4.Hotel pick-up & drop-off service
1. travel insurance
2. cable car, chairlift, toboggan (slideway) or any other additional local facilities
3. personal expenses
4. Tips is highly appreciated but not requested