Depending on the departure time selected at checkout, greet your private guide in your hotel lobby at either 9am or 1pm. Then, following a 45-minute drive to the Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum (on either public transport or in a taxi), you’ll take an in-depth tour of the UNESCO-listed archeological site.
Marvel at more than 6,000 life-sized figures, carved in 210BC to protect China’s first emperor in the afterlife, housed in Pit 1, and listen to the story of the mausoleum’s discovery from your guide.
Your next stop is Xian’s Muslim Quarter, a culturally diverse enclave home to the Great Mosque, dedicated to the Chinese founders of Islam. Finally, your guide arranges tickets for a Tang Dynasty Dinner Show, during which the golden era of the dynasty is brought to life through food, drinks, song, and dance.
After eight hours with your guide, make your own way back to your Xian accommodation.