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At 9:00am, greet your personal guide at your hotel lobby for the hour-long journey to the first stop of the day: the UNESCO-listed Terracotta Warriors, known to some as the eighth wonder of the world. You'll travel in climate-controlled comfort with a dedicated driver. Explore the vast archaeological excavation, full of thousands of life-sized soldiers, each with individual faces and expressions, which accompanied the first emperor of China to his grave. You'll spend the morning at the site, which is home to fascinating museums as well as great photo opportunities, before enjoying a traditional Chinese lunch.

Next, it's time to discover a fast-disappearing Chinese lifestyle, as you visit a cave village. Swing by the cave home of Mrs. Huang, one of the last remaining cave dwellers in her village: as you tour her home, you'll learn about the history of the practice, and can ask her questions about her daily life.

Now, it's back to the city, where you'll visit Xian's old city wall, probably the most complete and best-preserved city wall in all of China. This mighty edifice is about 8 miles (13.5 kilometers) long, and it's still possible to walk along the top of it.

Finish your busy day by discovering Xian's Muslim heritage: an important stop on the old Silk Road, the city has a rich multicultural history. you can stroll down Muslim Street, Xian's street-food epicenter: sample Chinese Muslim food from lamb kebabs to noodles and pancakes (own expense), and watch as the food is cooked before your eyes.

Your driver will drop you back at your hotel around 6:00pm.
Locations visited
The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses
Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang)
Xi'an Mosque
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Pressed for time? Whizz through the highlights of Xian in just seven action-packed hours on this private day tour. See the Terracotta Warriors, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, meet a traditional cave dweller in her cave home, and explore Xian's ancient city walls. Discover the city's Islamic heritage and cuisine as you explore the Mulsim area and check out a Muslim food street.

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Reviewed 29 June 2018
Well placed day tour with flexibility

We did the classic day tour with our tour guide Grace. It was well worth our time. Grace did a great job in taking us to the right spots and explaining us the history at the Terracota Warriors and City Wall in detail. She was...More

Thank Rahul S
Reviewed 22 May 2018
Excellent day tour with Jasmine!

I did a 1 day tour in Xi'an with Jasmine and I can say that it was a very good choice! Communication was smooth, she was very reactive to my questions and wishes and planned a tour including TWC, cave dwellers, Banpo museum to finish...More

Thank FrenchinLisbon
Reviewed 13 May 2018
Excellent and comfortable tour of ancient Xi'an

We could not have enjoyed ourselves as much without Jasmine's excellent service and knowledge of history of the city and country. It was great to go out to the sights with her during the day and then getting her advice for evenings where we sampled...More

Thank Wai N
Reviewed 18 March 2018
A truly unique tour of both the Terracotta Warriors and the last Cave Dwellers- loved it!

Before I booked our tour in Xi'An- which had to include the Terracotta Warriors, of course- I read EVERY tour description, and Jasmine's was the ONLY one that also went to a truly unique place: to meet the last "cave dwellers" in the area, who...More

Thank elissejo
Reviewed 7 March 2018
Totally Rapt

Jasmine's knowledge and expertise made the tour so enjoyable. Able to relax in the fact that everything was in her control. The sites were amazing - much more than I ever expected. She is my Wonder Woman.

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