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“Excellent full day tour with Lisa!”

Bryanbai private tour
Ranked #1 of 90 Tours in Xi'an
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Hello my dear guests: This is the working philosophy I believe and I work for it. To be a good guide, you need to be honest, professionalism, willing to listen, permanent learning, passion and a humble, relaxed, approach to any kind of competence, the pleasure to do their jobs, eager to learn new thing for everyday.
Reviewed 4 April 2018

My family of three visited Xi'an for a day and a half. I contacted Bryan for a full day tour. He arranged a full day tour with Lisa (English name Agnes) who was outstanding! She is a very friendly person, extremely knowledgeable, and gave us a great overview of the Terra Cotta Warriors, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, and general knowledge about Xi'an. We had a nice lunch in the Muslim quarter which we had already visited but Lisa was able to give us some good information about details we would otherwise not have known about. She speaks excellent English and we had good conversation on a wide variety of subjects. She was also able to accommodate some special requests including finding the restaurant where we were meeting some co-workers for dinner that night.

Bryan also gave us advice for biking the city walls during our half-day on our own. While we didn't need it he also offered airport transfer at a very reasonable rate. I would suggest taking this if you don't have alternative means of getting to/from the airport as it's a bit of a ride.

Highly recommend Bryanbai private tour for any visit to Xi'an. We hope to return and visit Huashen!

1  Thank Rob A
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

We only had a day trip to Xi'an from Beijing so we splurged and opted for a good tour guide to ensure we got the most out of it. Bryan was perfect. Highly responsive in corresponding and setting up the tour; highly attentive in ensuring we were met and returned back to the right train smoothly; brilliant in answering our many, many questions on all things China, not just Xi'an based and helpful in working with us to make touring with a toddler relaxed and enjoyable. We're very happy to recommend him.
Our one bit of feedback would be for Bryanbai to ensure he still clearly manages the timings of the day given his local knowledge on how long things take - we'd not have spent quite so long at the warriors asking questions had we known it was making it impossible to fit everything in and we did miss out on seeing the Muslim Quarter as a result.

Thank Elaart
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Reviewed 29 March 2018

I contacted Byan after reading the comments on tripadvisor. Bryan was not available during the days I was in Xi'an and he recommended his colleague Agnes. Agnes was our tour guide for a day for the major attractions in Xi'an. She spoke very good English and was very knowledgeable in the history on the attractions we visited. She even accommodated our request to make a stop at at IT mall which is much appreciated. Will recommend Bryan/Agnes for anybody looking for a reliable guide in Xi'an.

1  Thank Sarah A
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Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

We just visited Xi’an. We made a day trip from Beijing and had a wonderful day with Bryan. We were referred to him by our Beijing guide. When we arrived he waited for us and didn’t leave us until we got back to the airport in the evening. He was most patient and flexible with our preferences. He was kind,easy going, fun and very knowledgeable. We recommend him immensely.

Thank Liat R
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Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

My pregnant wife and I enjoyed a short but lovely trip to Xi'an thanks to the excellent service by Bryan and Agnes.

They spoke fluent English and went to great lengths in telling us about the history of the great ancient capital. We were enamored both by the superb hospitality shown as much as by the cultural riches Xi'an bestowed.

The ride was cozy but comfortable. It can get a little warm even in early March, so do bring along light clothing and maybe a tumbler for cold water. The air remained smoggy with a mix of desert dust and pollution from neighboring cities. We were told that the air quality has greatly improved from decades ago, but development still has some way to go in this second tier city. Do pack along a couple of masks if you intend to stroll around.

Thank Gideon O
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