Tour description provided by Viator
Make the most of your time in Xi’an and enjoy this full-day experience of Xi’an’s top sites and activities with your own private guide and driver. On this private tour, visit the world-renowned terracotta warriors and admire the city’s historical architecture on a walk along the ancient city wall. Experience the bustling street culture of the Muslim Quarter and visit the Great Mosque. Your tour has been customized to make sure you get the best experience of Xi’an.
After your private guide and driver pick you up from your Xi'an hotel, your private tour of Xi’an begins with a visit to the world-famous terracotta warriors museum and Emperor Qin's Mausoleum, honoring the first emperor of China. At this UNESCO World Heritage site, discover how the figures in this underground terracotta army, produced in the 3rd century BC, served as sacrificial objects to protect the emperor in his afterlife.
Enjoy a delicious lunch in a restaurant near the museum where you'll taste the local food, then drive back to Xi’an to visit the Xi’an City Wall. Walk up the steps of the South Gate until you reach the top of the centuries-old wall, where you’ll stroll along the walkway with your guide and admire views of the city below. Marvel at the complex architecture of the gates and towers on each side of the wall.
Your guide and driver will then transfer you to the Muslim Quarter, a charming area buzzing with various exotic food stalls, souvenir shops and diverse visitors.
Step inside the Great Mosque, one of the most renowned mosques in the country, featuring traditional Chinese-style architecture with sprinklings of Arabic lettering and decorations. From your guide, hear interesting facts about this site including its role as a place of worship for Chinese Muslims and the structure's completely Chinese-style architecture.
Your tour ends when you're driven back to your hotel.
Hotel pickup and drop-off
English-speaking private guide
Transport by private air-conditioned vehicle
Entrance fees: terracotta warriors, city wall and great mosque
What isn't included
Food and drinks, unless specified