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China (with VPN), Hong Kong and Macau: eSIM Data Plan

China (with VPN), Hong Kong and Macau: eSIM Data Plan

Enjoy a high-speed data pack to stay connected with your friends and family on WhatsApp and seamlessly check up on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter throughout your trip to China. Access all these Apps and websites without being restricted by the Chinese firewall or using a VPN, providing you with connectivity if you are going to China, Hong Kong, or Macau. This data plan comes with an eSIM and you don’t have to switch SIM Cards between your devices anymore. Simply scan the eSIM profile then follow the simple steps of installation and you can get connected to the Internet once you arrive. The eSIM data service is only supported on eSIM enabled devices. Please check if your devices have eSIM functions before you place the orders. All iPhone model launched beyond iPhone XS can support eSIM. For Android, if you are unsure, please check with the guideline photo for eligibility. If you can not connect to the internet after install this eSIM, please follow the Self Help Troubleshooting Guide in your GYG voucher. APN (Access Point Name): ctm-mobile Local operator info: China - China Unicom Hong Kong: csl Macau: CTM

Xian: Terracotta Army Guided Tour with Ticket Only Option

Xian: Terracotta Army Guided Tour with Ticket Only Option

Discover the artifacts from one of the world’s most significant archaeological excavations on this trip from Xi’an. Depart from Xi’an and enjoy a ride to the Emperor Qinshihuang’s Mausoleum Site Museum, which is home to over 7,000 terracotta warriors, which are over 2000 years old. Pay a visit to a Terracotta Warriors Replica factory to see how the Terracotta Warriors are made in ancient times. Then see the over 7,000 terracotta warriors, terracotta horses, and numerous bronze chariots and weapons, and learn about China's first emperor, for whom the warriors were built. See artifacts from the first unified empire in Chinese history while learning about the rise of the empire. Enjoy a lunch and then get transfered back to your downtown hotel. If you choose option Terracotta Army Museum Ticket Only (Ticket-only), then no pickup or drop-off service is offered. You just get yourself a skip-the-line ticket to the Terracotta Warriors to avoid possible long ticketing quques and sold out tickets on holidays.

Greater China (with VPN): 5G eSim Mobile Data Day Plan

Greater China (with VPN): 5G eSim Mobile Data Day Plan

Make your trip hassle-free with your convenient eSIM. Stay connected on your travels with 4G/5G high-speed coverage in China, Hong Kong, and Macau. Purchase and install your eSIM anytime and anywhere, and choose from a variety of data packages, validity options, and coverage in additional countries. Simply scan the eSIM QR code to access all your essential apps on your trip. Avoid the trouble of managing multiple SIMs with this zero-waste solution. Get one eSIM per device and top up by simply buying and activating additional eSIM plans as you go. Once activated, your coverage will begin according to your selected duration. Most devices released after 2019 are compatible with eSIM (e.g. iPhone XR, XS of models beyond, Google Pixel 4 and beyond). If you are unsure, please check the compatibility guideline photo to confirm eligibility. If you can not connect to the internet after install this eSIM, please follow the Self Help Troubleshooting Guide in your GYG voucher. Carriers to use:China Mainland: CMCC & CU/ Hong Kong: SmarTone/ Macau: CTM

Xi’an: Great Tang Dynasty Night Show & Dumpling Meal Option

Xi’an: Great Tang Dynasty Night Show & Dumpling Meal Option

Xi’an earned its fame as the former Chinese Capital City for 13 dynasties, including during the Tang Dynasty when China was the most powerful empire and Chang’an (the former name of Xi’an) was the biggest international metropolis in the world. The Great Tang Dynasty Show recreates the grand feel of that period with dancing and a musical show. You can also enjoy a dumpling dinner at the theatre (depending on option chosen). You will be picked up from your hotel by a premium car if the transfer option is selected. You will receive the booking information at least one day before the show starts, including your full name, date of show, starting time of the show, the address of the theatre in English and Chinese, and emergency contact number. The shows usually starts at 7:530 PM and you are suggested to get there 30 minutes in advance. After finding your seat with help from the staff, get ready to appreciate an amazing show filled with Tang history and culture. There are five scenes in total of the Tang Dynasty Show telling you the story of the Dynasty's only-ever Empress, Wu Ze Tian. Through her life story, the audience will also get to learn about the culture, military history, and religion of the Tang Dynasty. You can also choose to have a dumpling dinner before the show. Note: During the off-peak season (January to March), the confirmation for the Tang Dynasty Music & Dance Show in Tangle Palace Theatre may be received as late as 12:00 noon on the day of the show. If you cannot wait until then, you can cancel the activity on the platform by yourself. (For example, if you book the January 5th Tang Dynasty Music & Dance Show on January 1st, the confirmation for this show may be received as late as 12:00 noon on January 5th).

Xi'an: Terra Cotta Warriors 5-hour Walking Tour

Xi'an: Terra Cotta Warriors 5-hour Walking Tour

We provide optional and flexible tours schedule: stress-free private tour, enjoyable van group tour or easily meet subway station group tour. Note: All tours we provide are NON-factory shopping tour! 1: For Van Group Tour with Hotel Pickup booking: your group guide and driver will pick you up from downtown hotel lobby, after Terracotta army tour, your guide and driver will bring you back hotel at the end. 2: For Group Tour: Subway Station Meeting booking: Xi'an subway is clean, safe, easy, fast and cheap in price, only around 8RMB/each, you will meet your guide and join the tour at the subway line 9 , HUA QING CHI station, EXIT C. Take Xi'an subway line 1 to "FANG ZHI CHENG" station, change Line 9 to "HUA QING CHI "station, Exit C out, you will meet your guide if you choose a group tour.(subway cost is around 8RMB) Your guide will lead you take a public bus only one stop around 10 minutes directly to Terracotta warriors museum. (your guide will pay for public bus) After 2 hours museum tour, your will easily find a taxi back or take same way public transportation back downtown by yourself.(Taxi cost: around 100RMB; subway+bus: 13RMB) 3: For" Tickets+Private Guide without Transfer" option: you will meet your private guide in your hotel lobby. Your guide will either help you take a taxi (cost around 120RMB) to Terra cotta Warriros, or take subway or public bus to Terracotta (transportation cost is at your own expense). After the Terra cotta warriors tour, you can choose to just spend more time there, or have your guide help you find a taxi to go back to the hotel or take public transportation back(All transportation cost is at your own expense). 4: For Private guide & 2-way airport transfer option, you will see your guide and driver at airport, also drop off at airport after the tour. 5: For Private guide & 2-way hotel transfer option, you will be picked up from hotel and dropped off at hotel with private transfer.

Xi'an: Terra-Cotta Warriors Entry with Optional Guide

Xi'an: Terra-Cotta Warriors Entry with Optional Guide

As the former capital of China, Xi’an was the seat of the Chinese Emperor for more than 10 dynasties over a period of 1,000 years. On this half-day, 4-5-hour private tour you will visit one of the highlights of Xi’an, the thousands of life-sized terracotta warriors in the superb mausoleum museum. Visiting the Terracotta Warriors and Horses is a highlight of any Xi'an tour, and gives you the chance to see more than 8,000 life-size Qin Dynasty-era model soldiers. Discovered in 1974, the warriors are located to the east of Emperor Qin Shihuang's Tomb, where the man who first unified China is buried. Among the three pits, No. 1 pit is the largest, containing more than 6,000 clay warriors and horses in 11 three-meter deep corridors. Since their discovery, the warriors have captured the world’s imagination as they have traveled the globe, from England to America to Chile. The warriors and horses are now back in China, displayed in an oblong battle formation of the Qin Dynasty. Facing east, they look healthy and determined, with different facial expressions that all reflect Emperor Qingshihuang's determination to wipe out the other 6 states and unify the entire country. Travel from Xi’an City with a private guide to get an intimate view of this magnificent exhibition, with personalized attention and the best local knowledge available.

Xi'an: Terracotta Army Entry Tickets+Optional Guide/Transfer

Xi'an: Terracotta Army Entry Tickets+Optional Guide/Transfer

Note: All Tours we provide without facoty shopping stop! 1: For Bus Group Tour with Hotel Pickup booking: your group guide and driver will pick you up from downtown hotel lobby, after Terracotta army tour, your guide and driver will bring you back hotel at the end. 2: For Subway Station Meeting Tour: Take Xi'an subway line 9 to "HUA QING CHI "station, Exit C out, you will meet your guide if you choose a group tour.(subway cost is around 10RMB) Your guide will lead you take a public bus only one stop around 10 minutes directly to Terracotta museum. (your guide will pay for public bus) 3: For Private Tour Booking: you will meet your guide and driver in your hotel lobby. After the Terra cotta warriors tour, you can choose to just spend more time at the farmer market on your own, or have the guide help you find a taxi to go back to the hotel or take public transportation back, very convenient and easy.(All transportation cost is at your own expense). 4: If your booking with driver service, you will meet your driver in your hotel lobby who hold a sign with your name, bring you back hotel after your Terracatta warriors visit. 5: You also can optional to book the all inclusive tour with both guide and driver service, even upgrade to choose afternoon all inclusive Terracotta visit tour and dinner show. Tips for Public transportation: Take subway to Huaqing chi STATION, Exit C out, transfer public bus No.613 only one stop directly to Qinyongcun 秦俑村 station(next to museum). Notes: Please note your passport information on booking page for tickets pre-booking in advance.

Xi'an: Terracotta Army Museum Group Tour/Tickets only option

Xi'an: Terracotta Army Museum Group Tour/Tickets only option

By booking the Terracotta Army Museum tickets in advance, you can have a half day self-guided tour. It gives you an opportunity to discover the artifacts collected in Xi'an Terracotta Army Museum by its archaeological excavations. The Terra cotta Army Museum is located at the Emperor Qinshihuang’s Mausoleum Site Museum (also called Xi'an Terracotta Army Museum). The museum collects over 7,000 masterpieces made in China's Qin dynasty which is over 2200 years ago, including warriors, terracotta horses, and numerous bronze chariots and weapons. Learn about China's first emperor Qinshihuang, who firstly united the whole China and set up the first feudal empire in China. The mausoleum was built for him when he was still alive. HOW TO GET THERE (THIS IS A REFERENCE FOR VISITORS WHO ONLY BOOK THE TICKETS WITH US. FOR VISITORS WHO JOIN THE GROUP DAY TOUR, THE ROUND TRIP TRANSFER TO TERRACOTTA MUSEUM ARE INCLUDED IN THE TOUR SERVICE): 1. From Xi'an downtown to Terracotta Army Museum: There are no direct public transport to Terracotta Army Museum from Xi'an downtown(Bell Tower). For self-guided tour, please follow the following instructions: 1).By taxi, usually it takes about 1 hour from Xi'an downtown to the museum and the cost is about 120RMB to 150RMB for single way. 2). Take metro line 6 to the terminal stop Fangzhicheng station(纺织城), then change to metro line 9 to Huaqingchi station, exit the station by Exit C, then take the tourist bus 613 to the Terracotta Warriors Museum. 2. From Xi'an Airport to the museum: 1). By taxi: Xi'an Airport to Terracotta Army takes 70 minutes and costs about 200 Yuan. 2). Take metro line 14 to North railway Station(North Square) , then change to line 4 to Administrative Center station,then Change to Metro Line 2 to Beidajie station, then Change to Metro Line 1 to Fangzhicheng station, then get our of the station and take the tour bus No. 613 to Terrocotta Army Museum. 3. From Xi'an North Railway Station to the museum: 1). By Taxi: it takes 1 hour at the cost about 160 Yuan. 2). Take metro line 2 to Beidajie, change to line 1 to Fangzhicheng, then change to line 9 and get off at Huaqingchi station. Finally take Lintong Bus 613 to the Terracotta Army Museum. It takes about 2 hours totally.

Xi'an: Terracotta Army and Top City Sights Tour with Options

Xi'an: Terracotta Army and Top City Sights Tour with Options

This private customizable day tour will take you to visit the Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum and two of the following highlights of Xian according to your personal interests: The Tomb of Emperor Qin Shi Huangdi, Banpo Museum, Xian Museum, Xian City Wall, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, The Great Mosque or the Muslim Street. Start with a pickup from your downtown Xi'an hotel lobby and a one-hour drive onboard a private vehicle. Visit the Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum. Marvel at the massive life-sized terracotta warriors and horses troops. Experience the wonder of these ancient artifacts and gain a deep understanding of the First Emperor’s vision for his afterlife and his unification of China. Afterward, visit two of the following recommended sites. If you cannot decide on what to see, then the Xian City Wall and the Muslim Streets will be the default. At the end of the tour, get a transfer back to your downtown Xi'an hotel.

Xi'an: Terracotta Warriors Private Tour with Optional Lunch

Xi'an: Terracotta Warriors Private Tour with Optional Lunch

The unexpected unearthing of the Terracotta Warriors, a hoard of legendary life-sized clay soldiers intended to fill an emperor’s elaborate mausoleum, is renowned as one of the world’s greatest archaeological events. On this 2.5-hour tour, experience the wonder of these ancient artifacts and gain a deep understanding from your expert tour guide about the First Emperor’s vision for his afterlife and his unification of China, which shaped the nation as it is known today.  You will be collected from your accommodation in Xi'an downtown area and driven to the Terracotta Warriors Museum in a comfortable air-conditioned coach. Your unforgettable tour begins in Pit 1 of the museum, which is the largest of the excavated pits and home to around 6,000 soldiers. Then, head to Pit 2 and 3, where the cavalry and infantry units and officers are located. The famous Bronze Chariot Pit, where two painted bronze chariots are on display, will not be forgotten.  Your expert tour guide will give you a comprehensive introduction to Imperial China’s distinctive approach to funerary art as well as the celebrated sculptures of their scale, both in terms of each individual sculpture’s height and of the group as a whole. If you select the lunch option, you will be treated a traditional local style Chinese set meau meal at "Da Qin Xiao Yan," a restaurant with a special Qin culture themed restaurant before being transferred back to your accommodation. 

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The tour was great! It was a smooth process getting to the tour - We were picked up from our hotel and taken straight to the warriors site by car. Our tour guide Julia was very knowledgeable and gave us lots of interesting information and facts. Would definitely recommend using this tour if your are visiting the fascinating Terra Cotta Warriors.

A good way to have the tickets reserved before arriving there, easily entering by scanning my passport at entrance. The terracotta soldiers and horses are really amazning. I will definitely recommend this company to others.

My lovely guide Rosa Wang gives me a fantastic tour. She shows me the good spots for taking pictures , and give a splendid explanation of the Terra gotta army I would give her 6 stars!!!!

Amazing experiencie, 100% recommended. Rosa was very helpful and cheerful, we learnt a lot about the history of xi'an

Great tour. Agnes is a great guide and gave us a lot of worthwhile information. Highly recommended!