Xian 4 Days Tour of Terracotta Warrior and Empress Mausoleum

Xian 4 days private tour of Terracotta Warriors and Empress Mausoleum

Tour code: XA-PH-04
Focus: 4 days Xian tour, Terracotta Warrors 4 days tour, Xian Terracotta Warriors and Empress Mausoleum four days private package tour

Tour Profile

  • Tour type: Xian private tour
  • Departure: daily
  • Duration: 4 days, 3 nights
  • Escorted: yes
  • Language: English
  • Accommodation: included
  • Level: easy
  • Kids or elders: possible
  • Start place : Xian Airport
  • End place : Xian Airport

Brief Itinerary

Day 1. Entry Xi'an, Hanyangling Museum. (Lunch)
Day 2. Terracotta, City Wall, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Dumpling Dinner, Tang Dynasty Show. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 3. Qianling Mausoleum, Mausoleum of Prince Yide. (Breakfast, Lunch)
Day 4. Provincial Museum, Great Mosque, Departure. (Breakfast, Lunch)

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1. Entry Xi'an, Hanyangling Museum.
Hanyangling Museum photoArrive in Xian.
Be met and by private tour guide and vehicle.

Drive to visit Hanyangling Museum. Hangyangling Museum is the largest museum in China, built on the basis of the joint tomb of Emperor Jindi and his Empress. The museum showcases profound culture of Han dynasty, ancient burial custom, exquisite relics, unique underground museum and enchanting sceneries.

be transferred back to your hotel after the tour.


Day 2. Terracotta, City Wall, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Dumpling Dinner, Tang Dynasty show
Xian Terracotta Warriors tour photoBe picked up from your hotel at 08:30 am.

Drive to visit Terracotta Warriors
Beijing the Eighth Wonder of the World, the Terracotta Warriors, dating back to 210 BC, is a form of funerary art buried with Emperor Qin Shihuang, the first unifier of China. More than 6,000 different looking pottery figures depict the history of the Qin Dynasty from 221 BC-206 BC. Each terracotta figure differs in height, facial features, clothing, hairstyle and gestures. 130 chariots with 520 horses and 150 cavalry horses are scatted in three excavated pits.  
Travelser even have chance to see how the Terracotta Was made in a local Terracotta Warriors copy factory.

Visit Ancient City Wall of Xian.  The Xian City Wall is the oldest, largest and best preserved city wall in China, which used to be an important military defensive system to fortify the city. With a deep moat surrounding it, the present city wall stands 12 meters high, 12-14 meters wide on the top, 15-18 meters thick at bottom and 13.7 kilometers in length. There are altogether 98 ramparts on the wall, which were built to defend against the enemy climbing up the wall.

Big Wild Goose PagodaMove on to visit Big Wild Goose Pagoda.  The Big Wild Goose Pagoda was first built in 652AD for the storage of Buddhist sutras and figurines which were brought to China from India by the Buddhist translator and traveller Xuanzhang.The present 7-storey Pagoda was built with layers of bricks without any cement inbetween. The Big Wild Goose Pagoda has been a master piece with its marvellous architectural styles.

Have Dumpling dinner and enjoy Tang Dynasty Show. Chinese Dumpling is traditional food for Chinese New Year. With a history of about 1800 years, Chinese Dumpling had become a symbol of Chinese culture, expressing the people's wish for happy life. With different tastes, appearances and cooking techniques, dumpling dinner become a unmissable authentic dainty for travelers to Xian.
Tang Dynasty show is a performance of Chang'an music and dances that was originated in the Tang dynasty over a thousand years ago. The musicians present the music with the Tang-dynasty-style musical instruments and the dancers wear a Tang dynasty-style robe with long white silk sleeves. You will enjoy a national art reflecting the glory and richness of the Tang Dynasty era(618-907).

be transferred back to your hotel after the tour.
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 3. Qianling Mausoleum, Mausoleum of Prince Yide.
Qianling Mausoleum photoBe picked up from your hotel at 08:30 am.

Visit Qianling Mausoleum. Located on the peak of Liangshan, Qingling Mausoleum is the tomb complex of Emperor Gaozong and his empress Wuzetian, the first and only governing empress. It is one of the best preserved tombs among the Tang Dynasty's 18 mausoleums. Stone sculptures scatter around everywhere in the mausoleum sites.

Then we will visit Mausoleum of Prince Yide. Prince Yide Mausoleum is an accompanying Tombs of Qiangling Mausoleum complex with largest scale and and highest level. It is the tomb of Li Chongrun, the grandson of Emperor Gaozong and Empress Wu Zetian in the Tang Dynasty. Before excavation of Qiangling Mausoleum, we can find out the Mausoleum standard of the Tang Dynasty emperors from this tomb. The murals on tomb walls are precious.

be transferred back to your hotel after the tour.
(Breakfast, Lunch)

Day 4. Provincial Museum, Great Mosque, Departure
Shaanxi Provincial MuseumBe picked up from your hotel at 08:30 am.

Visit Shaanxi Provincial Museum.
The Museum of Shannxi History was built between 1983 and 1991,featuring an architectural style of the Tang Dynasty. The museum is the first huge state museum with modern facilities in China. The Museum of Shannxi History houses over 300,000 items including murals, paintings, pottery, coins, as well as bronze, gold, and silver objects.

Move on to visit Great Mosque. Built in 742 AD during the Tang Dynasty, the Great Mosque is one of the oldest and best-preserved mosques in China. Unlike most mosques in Middle Eastern or Arab countries, the Mosque is a construction with strong Chinese architectural features. The Great Mosque has been a sacred site for muslins in Xi'an.

Be transferred to airport for departure.
(Breakfast, Lunch)

Friendly Xian Tour Note from Beijingservice.com
1. This Xian private package tour is arranged for you exclusively with private car, driver and English speaking tour guide.
2. The sunshine is very strong in summer of Xian. Sunglass is useful.
3. A pair of soft and comfortable shoes is helpful when you walk in attractions.

Quotation based on one shopping stop on each sightseeing day

Quotation based on no shopping stop

Above price is base double or twin sharing room.
Single S. = extra cost needed when you need one single room.
No. = Number of travelers,
P= Peak season ( April, May, September, October )
S=Shoulder Season ( March, June, July, August, November )
L=Low season ( December,  January,  February )
Tour cost is subject to change before final confirmation.

  • Include
  • Hotel accommodation as mentioned,
  • Air-conditioned private car or van,
  • Admission fee of mentioned attractions,
  • English-speaking tour guide,
  • Lunch,
  • Fuel, expressway cost and parking cost,
  • Pick-up from and transfer back to your hotel.
  • Exclude
  • Gratuities to guides and drivers,
  • Personal expense.

Xian Package Tour Related Topic

This Xian four days private tour belongs to package tour. Beijingservice team offers package tour in mainy cities of China. Package tour is the best choice when you need a no worry tour because most package tour covers hotel, vehicle, driver, English speaking guide, admission fee, meal, toll, parking and fuel.