Visit: The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses, Qinling North Road, Lintong District, Xi'an 710600 China
This highlight day tour starts with pick up from your Xi’an downtown hotel in the morning, local professional tour guide and comfortable vehicle will take you to discover the history and culture of three dynasties.
You will firstly visit the Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum – the Eighth World Wonder and top attraction you should never miss. It takes around 1 hours driving from downtown to the site, you will have professional narration from you guide on the way. Upon arrival, spend 2.5 hours to discover the three pits in the museum, unveil the history of the stunning underground army of First Emperor Qin Shi Huang, and be shocked by 7,000 life-size pottery soldiers, horses, chariots and weapons arranged in battle formations.
After having a short break and enjoying lunch, continue the sightseeing to the underground palace of Han Yangling Museum, which is a joint tomb of a notable emperor of the Western Han Dynasty (206BC-24AD) and his empress. The underground palace is protected in the toughened glass. Stroll around the museum and see the warriors, animals, chariots, horses, and archaeologists excavating through the glass.
Then drive back to downtown, the evening entertainment will be a wonderful performance of Tang Dynasty Music & Dance Show, which reproduces the magnificent scenes of the prosperous Tang Dynasty. Enjoy the fascinating show and learn the ancient imperial court lifestyle.
The Dumpling Dinner is an option at your choice. You will taste cold dishes, seasonal vegetables and several kinds of steamed dumplings with different stuff ranging from pork, chicken, mushroom and duck to egg, leek, carrot, lotus root and more. Select the option with Dumpling Dinner if you are interested to taste Chinese dumplings.
Duration: 11 hours