Satisfy your sense of historic exploration and spiritual curiosity on this culture-filled day tour. From a close look at the unbelievable Terracotta Warriors Army and Horses, to a leisure stroll along the well-preserved City Wall and a belly worship in the bustling Muslim Quarter, you will be led step to step to uncover what this amazing city has to offer. Adding to the charm is the Great Mosque, an Islamic architecture fused with traditional Chinese architectural style, which is rare seen in China.
After morning pickup at the hotel, you will set out for an amazing day of adventure to touch the soul and spirit of this ancient city famed for its brilliant culture and history.
Your first stop will be the incredible Terracotta Warriors Army, a real man-made wonder where you could feel your heart beat in face of thousands of life-sized clay soldiers and horses laid out in real battle formations. Buried beside Qin Shihuang (259BC - 210BC) - the first emperor of ancient China - in his majestic mausoleum, these pits are no doubt the ideal places to feel the imperious power and military charm of ancient China.
Then enjoy an authentic Chinese lunch or something else based on your flavor with useful advices or inspiring ideas from your guide.
After that you will be transferred to the ancient City Wall, the longest and best preserved ancient city wall extant in China. Here, you could enjoy a relaxing stroll along the stone-paved path, taking in unique downtown landscape dotted with antique buildings along four main streets. Or for a more exiting experience, you may hop on a bicycle and explore the historical vibe in a passionate way.
Next, spend some time in a peaceful oasis hidden in the bustling Muslim Street - The Great Mosque. Originated as early as in the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), it is one of the largest mosques in China and a perfect blend of traditional Chinese architecture and Islamic art. If you are lucky, you may also encounter some followers of Islam worship here.
Finally, draw a perfect full stop of your day at the atmospheric Muslim Quarter flanked by traditional houses selling all kinds of local snacks and handcrafts. Here, you are provided with a good chance to mingle with locals, treat yourself with tasty food and buy some adorable gifts to memorize this once-in-a-life adventure.
After that, you will be transferred back to your hotel your wonderful Xi'an highlights day discovery concludes.