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Xian Day Tours provides guided day tours to Terracotta Warriors and other highlights within Xi'an.
Xi'an 710016, China
+86 130 0290 8084
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This day was the highlight of our trip to Xi’ an. Raphael was informative, kind, energetic, helpful, and so patient with our boys (ages 12, 10, and 7). He was the perfect host and guide. Not only did we hit the “must do’s” like the...More

Thank John Q
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a day with Raphael and managed to fit in a lot in that short time. Raphael will get you the best views of the terracotta warriors and was friendly, knowledgeable with excellent English. He also took us for traditional Xi'an noodles and was...More

Thank Jazkx
Reviewed July 26, 2018

Xi'an is incredible and Raphael is one of the best local guides that I have met in over 40 years of travel. From our early morning pick up to our late night goodbye at the airport this was one day and one city that will...More

Thank Joanne B
Reviewed July 22, 2018

We had Jun as our tour guide for our visit to Xi'an. Jun is an amazing tour guide - so well spoken, kind and professional. Along with Raphael and Mack, they made a great team and ensured we had a fabulous time in Xi'an. I...More

Thank NTS_2011
Reviewed February 23, 2018 via mobile

We spent one and a half days in Xian with Raphael and Mack the driver. They picked us up at the airport and took us to the Terra Cotta soldiers. We had a great visit at the museum and Raphael helped us navigate through the...More

Thank Coastal583235
Reviewed December 22, 2017

I was recently in Xian for a family holiday. This was our second time to the City. We had a different guide the previous time round and I thought he was fantastic. Raphael, however, is different. Not only was he speaking good English, he was...More

Thank Jwpgoh
Reviewed December 18, 2017 via mobile

Just returned from 4 Days in Xi’an and couldn’t ask for a better tour guide. Raphael grew up in Xi’an and knows the city inside and out. As a result he’s able to show you places off the beaten path and more authentic. From the...More

Thank GTTO
Reviewed October 26, 2017

Raphael did a phenomenal job sharing information with my mom and me throughout the day that we spent with him. He listened to what it was we wanted to learn about, and went in to detail with all of our questions. We started the day...More

Thank Andrew P
Reviewed October 8, 2017 via mobile

Raphael, provided- Absolutely outstanding service. The moment I enquired it was complete professional service. We got picked up from the hotel on time and visited Terra-cotta Warriors and Buddhist temple, Raphael provided extremely interesting facts throughout the tour. I cannot recommend strongly enough. If in...More

Thank 276satex123
Reviewed October 7, 2017 via mobile

We had 2 ½ excellent days with Raphael.  He is honest, he speaks very good English, and he knows the long history of his country and everything about Xi’an.  He also knows interesting legends, and he is clear to separate the legends from the facts. He answered...More

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Mine was a private tour with a guide (Raphael) and driver. The vehicle comfortably sits 7 people. Raphael was brilliant and very knowledgeable about the history of China, food and shopping (wanted to get a seal stamp with my... More