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

Xi'an Terracotta Warriors Walking Tour with Transfer Options

Product ID: 207342
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Uncover the mysterious mask of the eight world wonder, the Terracotta Warriors, during this 2.5-hour tour with your knowledgeable tour guide. Journey back to the time when the tomb of First Emperor of China was built for his afterlife.
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Duration 4.5 - 5.5 hours
Starting time 8:30 AM
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Live tour guide
English, Chinese

Pickup included

At your accommodation in the second ring of Xi'an.

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  • Marvel at the archaeological wonder UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Terracotta Warriors
  • Feast your eyes on over 7,000 terracotta sculptures, an army ready for battle
  • Explore one of the greatest archaeological discoveries in the world
Full description
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. 

If the transfer option was selected, you will be collected from your accommodation and driven to the Terracotta Warriors Museum in a comfortable air-conditioned coach, or you can choose to meet the tour guide at the museum. 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 to a traditional local style Chinese meal before being transferred back to your accommodation. 
  • Pickup and drop-off at your accommodation in an air-conditioned vehicle (if option selected)
  • English tour guide
  • Entrance fee to the Terracotta Warrior Museum
  • Chinese lunch, if option selected
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport
Know before you go
• Pickup and drop-off is available within the second ring of Xi'an or at the Bell Tower Hotel if your accommodation is outside of that area
• You will be contacted by 6:00 PM the day before your tour to confirm your pickup time
• Please note that this is a non-shopping tour

From US$ 107.87 per person

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Product ID: 207342