Tours and Tickets by Terracotta Warriors Tour
Private Customizable Terracotta Warriors Full Day Tour
Xi'an is the capital of China’s Shaanxi Province, famous for its 3rd-century army of terracotta warriors. Most guided tours focus solely on the UNESCO-listed clay troops, but you have the option of adding on two other cultural sights during this customizable excursion, with choices including Banpo Museum, Muslim Street, or Big Wild Goose Pagoda. Enjoy personal attention from your private guide, plus convenient hotel pickup.
Private Half-Day Tour to the Terracotta Army in Xi'an
Have only a limited stay planned in Xi’an? Make the most of your time in the city—and discover one of its greatest treasures—when you book this half-day, private visit to the Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum. Pick a departure time that works best for you, and meet your driver directly at your hotel. Upon arrival at the museum, meet your guide and discover the highlights and history of the UNESCO-listed, millennia-old wonders.
One Day Private Xian Tour to Terracotta Warriors with Airport Transfers
Discover the wonders of Xian in a day on this action-packed private tour. Choose between hotel or airport transfers, and travel in a comfortable vehicle. You’ll save time researching and planning what to see by having a schedule of top sites planned out for you. Best bits include seeing the Terracotta Warriors, Xian City Wall, and a delicious local lunch is provided too.
8 to 11 hours
Essence of Xi'an Terracotta Warriors Tour: Top 3 Things to Do in 1 Day
Explore Xi’an’s major attractions on this all-day guided excursion. After a convenient hotel pickup, see the ancient sculptures of the Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum, marvel at the 600-year-old city wall, stop by the ancient Big Wild Goose Pagoda, enjoy a delicious lunch, and experience an optional night of traditional dance, music, and food at the Tang Dynasty Music & Dance Show.
8 to 11 hours
One Day Xian Terracotta Warriors Tour from Beijing Including Round Trip Airfares
Staying in Beijing needn’t mean missing out on one of China’s world-class wonders: the Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum. Fly to Xian for the day on this custom private tour. Your guide and driver will meet you at the airport, accompany you to the warriors, and take you to a restaurant that suits your budget plus one or two other Xian attractions. Entrance fees and lunch are at your expense.
10 to 14 hours
Time of year
Marc L wrote a review Sep 2020
Xi'an, China8 contributions1 helpful vote
An amazing day which blew me away with how intricate and beautiful the terracotta warriors were. I went with my girlfriend ( we are British). We went by ourselves and didn’t use a tour guide. Getting in is very simple but right now you CANNOT book tickets online. When you arrive you will be pulled aside to check your passport details as you won’t have a Chinese ID. No problem for me as I’ve been used to this in China for many years. When you get to the ticket office you can pay with WeChat now or cash. For 2 adults we paid ¥240RMB. We arrived at 11am ( not early birds) and there was a queue but nothing major. Your ticket will be checked to get into the park and then again about a few hundred meters later just before the dig sites. There are 3 pits all together, and I URGE people to see pit 1 LAST as this is the most impressive one to see. It is huge and the warriors are outstanding. There is a big walkway all around the warriors so there are infinite chances to take photographs. Bring a good camera for Pit 2 and 3 as they are a little dark. All in all it took us about 2 hours to walk round all 3 will a little break for some snacks. Be prepared there will be many tour groups there the same time as you, and they may be a bit pushy when it comes to the perfect picture angle. An absolutely outstanding day and we enjoyed every minute of it!! …
Date of experience: September 2020
1 Helpful vote
Hazel S wrote a review Jul 2020
Amazing experience. We explored the Terracotta Army by ourselves, without a guide. We got there early (8:30am) and there weren’t too many people. If you are not a Chinese National or not part of a tour group, you will need CASH to purchase your ticket (120yuan) as there is no weChat pay or Alipay option that are the most common forms of payment in China.…
Date of experience: July 2020
diana marie wrote a review May 2020
New York21 contributions
Eddie was a great tour guide! He took us to incredible sights we had been hoping to see. He was very knowledgable and very informative. My brother and I loved learning about the history and seeing the sights. The Terracotta Warriors were the most AMAZING things we have seen.
Date of experience: July 2019
Dav3th3Rav3 wrote a review Feb 2020
Croydon 26 contributions4 helpful votes
You can catch a public bus to the Terracotta warrior at 3-5 yuan from Xi'an. Then the fun begins, you get accosted as you get off the bus by people selling everything, restaurants, food and guides. 120 yuan to go in each. The guide is 200 yuan for a guide who speaks English. The walk up to the pits, the guide just talks filler. And the pits talk for themselves. …
Date of experience: January 2020
SanFrancisco1onthego wrote a review Jan 2020
San Francisco, California44 contributions11 helpful votes
We had an amazing tour of the Terracotta Warriors. The vastness of the venue will impress you beyond what you might expect. What a unique experience! I was also able to meet the man that found them, as he holds court in a restaurant now and then right outside the venue(my guide knew of his whereabouts) and signs a book about his discovery. Very cool. Incorporate a lunch plan as there are restaurants and a tourist focused area that is a pleasant stroll. The food was good too! I will say the day we were there the actual venue was very crowded as it was preceding a national holiday, so prepare for crowds or plan other times to visit. The earlier part of the day was the most crowded. It began to lighten up late morning. Definitely watch the movie they run. It’s very well done. Amazing site you don’t want to miss. …
Date of experience: September 2019