Xi’an was the first Chinese city to open its doors to the world, during the Tang dynasty, and the capital for eleven dynasties over a period of more than 2,000 years. After breakfast, visit the Ancient City Walls of Xi’an
which can be dated back to the Ming Dynasty and measure 13.7 kilometers in circumference, 12 meters in height, and 15 – 18 meters in thickness at their base. You can also cycle on the walls by renting a bicycle
(at your own expense). Then visit the site of the Terracotta Warriors & Horses
. In 1974 a peasant digging a well came upon what now stands as one of the main tourist attractions in China and one of the most important archaeological finds of the 20th century. An army of thousands of life-sized warriors and their horses in battle formation, which were buried for 2,000 years, stand guard over the tomb of Emperor Qin Shi Huang. The figures were buried with artifacts and weapons of the day and every figure differs in facial features and expressions. Followed by a visit to the Terracotta factory
. You will later have delicious Xi’an handmade noodles for lunch. In the afternoon, visit the Giant Wild Goose Pagoda Square
where you can see the beautiful pagoda from the outside. Then visit the Daci’en Temple Relic Site
. At night, you can enjoy an optional musical show – The Tang Dynasty Show with dumpling banquet dinner
(at your own expense).
- Bicycle Rental on the Ancient Walls ($15 per person): Explore the ancient City Walls by riding a bicycle.
- The Tang Dynasty Show + Dumpling Banquet Dinner ($70 per person): cap off your night by enjoying a delicious dumpling dinner and a large-scale musical production.