Xian Discovery of Qin and Han Dynasties

Cultural & Theme Tours in China

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More than 3,000 years of history including over 1,100 years as the capital city of ancient dynasties, have endowed Xian with an amazing historical heritage. Among all great number of historical relics, Qin Terracotta Army Museum and Han Yangling Mausoleum are the most famous Legacy. This tour is customized for you to discover both historical heritages and compare the underground palaces of the famous ancient emperors.
Start the trip in the morning at 9:00am, a knowledgeable local guide will pick you up from your hotel lobby and accompany you to explore the magnificent legacy of Qin and Han dynasties. Firstly visit the heritage of Qin Dynasty, the world famous Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum. It is a sight not to be missed by any visitors to China. Follow your guide to learn the history of China’s first Emperor and visit all three pits of the Terracotta Army Museum, where you will see the 2,200-year-old sculptures depicting thousands of unique figures and be shocked by the vivid life size terracotta figures of warriors and horses. Later have a break and enjoy lunch in a nice local restaurant, move on to discover Han Dynasty and learn how Qin Dynasty was overthrew by Han Emperor. Visit Yangling Mausoleum of Han Dynasty - a joint tomb of a notable emperor of the Western Han Dynasty (206 BC-24AD) and his empress. It is a magnificent and abundant cultural relic, comprising the emperor's tomb, empress' tomb, the south and north burial pits, ceremonial site, human sacrifice graveyard and criminals' cemetery. Afterwards, the guide will transfer you back and drop you off at the hotel to conclude the trip.

What’s included

  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Licensed professional driver
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Bottled water
  • Entrance fee
  • Chinese lunch
  • Fuel surcharge and tax
  • Hotel pick up and drop-off

What’s not included

  • Gratuities (optional)
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