The Tomb of Emperor Tang Gaozong (Qianling) is home not only to the emperor but his empress, Wu Zetian, the only woman to have ruled China in her own right, and their granddaughter, Princess Yongtai. Discover the mausoleum complex with a private guide to explain the history on this convenient door-to-door tour. Continue to the Famen Temple, known for its 486-foot (148-meter) linked hands pagoda, with lunch along the way.
See the Tomb of Emperor Tang Gaozong (Qianling) and Famen Temple
Enjoy an authentic Chinese lunch in a local restaurant
Discover Chinese religion and history at your own pace with a private guide
Take it easy with door-to-door round-trip private transfers
Meet your private guide in the lobby of your Xian hotel at 2pm and transfer by air-conditioned car out of the city to Lintong District. Here you will visit the Eighth Wonder of the World - Terracotta Armys. The museum covers a large area, close to where the first terracotta remains were discovered in 29 March 1974 by local farmers when they were digging a well. The pit No.1 contains over 6,000 individual life-size figures of soldiers varying in height depending upon their rank and 50 chariots from the burial site of Qin Shi Huang, the first Emperor of China, who died in the late Third Century BCE. It is an amazing museum you have never seen before. Accompanied by your private guide, you will visit three pits at your own pace. The visiting time is about 2-3 hours.
Returning to Xian at around 6pm, you will start a delectable food tour from the city center. The food tour lasts 2 hours and will hit 3-4 stops! With your guide on this bustling food street, you will learn about the city’s culinary tastes and seek out the local’s favorite eateries while strolling through Muslim street.
Taste staples like noodles, flame-grilled meat and steamed filled dumpling. Mineral waters and local famous brand sodas beverage are served.
From the Museum you will be driven back to Xian downtown area and continue to visit the Great Mosque located in Xian Muslim Quarter. Xian was the eastern end of the ancient Silk Road trading route and the Muslim community in the city started to grow from that ancient time.