1. China
  2. Shanxi Province
  3. Xi'an
  4. Terracotta Army Museum

Mini Group: Half-Day Xi'an Terracotta Warriors Tour

Product ID: 117738
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Visit the biggest ancient burial site in existence. Taste the local people's favorite food at a local restaurant. This half-day excursion is particularly suitable for short stay visitors.
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Duration: 5 hours
Starting time 7:30 AM
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Live tour guide

Pickup included

The hotel pick-up area should be within the third ring road of Xi'an. For further distance, you need to go to an appointed place by yourself.

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  • Benefit from skip-the-line entrance to the Terracotta Warriors Museum
  • Use a telescope to get a closer view of the terracotta warriors
  • Taste the local people's favorite daily food at a local restaurant
Full description
Your guide will be waiting for you in your hotel's lobby at the appointed time holding a placard with your name on it. Normally, it takes about 50 minutes to drive from downtown Xi'an to the Terracotta Warrior Museum. 

Three pits have been excavated and can be visited at the Museum. The largest pit, Pit 1, is believed to contain 6,000 warriors and horses. They are all life-sized, facing east, and are lined up in battle formation. What is particularly striking is the fact that no two of them are alike. Pit 2, which is smaller than Pit 1, contains around 1,300 warriors and horses, and it is still being excavated. The smallest pit, Pit 3, contains 72 warriors and horses, and is believed to be the army headquarters due to the number of high-ranking officers unearthed there. Next, visit the Bronze Chariot Pit where two painted bronze chariots are on display in a small museum to the right of the main entrance.

You will then have the chance to taste the local people's favorite food, such as Rou Jia Mo (also called a Chinese hamburger), Yang Rou Pao Mo (pita bread soaked in lamb soup, your guide will show you how to break the bread into small pieces), noodles and dumplings. After lunch, you will be transferred back to your hotel. 
  • Admission to the Terra Cotta Warrior Museum
  • Transport between attractions, including pick-up and return to your hotel (within the third ring road of Xi'an)
  • English-speaking expert local guide
  • Lunch at a Xi'an local restaurant
What’s Not Included
  • Personal expenses
  • Hotel
  • Gratuities to the tour guide and driver (usually CNY 60 - 100 per person per day for each of them, please tip them separately.); it is not compulsory but would be a great encouragement for them
  • Airport transfer

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Smoking
Know before you go
You will be a part of a mini group with a maximum of 6 people.
No shopping tour.
The hotel pick-up and drop off area should be within the third ring road of Xi'an.
Traveler's full name and passport number are required at the time of booking.
All travelers' full names and passport numbers are required at the time of booking.

Please bring your passport when doing this tour.

From US$ 205.61 Per group up to 1

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Product ID: 117738