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Half-Day Exploration Tour of Terracotta Army From Xian

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US$ 27.00
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    Stop At: The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses, Qinling North Road, Lintong District, Xi'an 710600 China

    Being picked up from your hotel at 7:30 a.m, you will commence your memorable Terracotta Army exploration tour. It will take about 50 minutes of driving from Xian city to the museum.

    Upon your arrival at the museum, your tour guide will accompany you to every corner and explain to you this magnificent site.Discovered in 1974, Terracotta Army and Horses Museum is reputed as the Eighth Wonder of the World. There are altogether three pits, each filled with expressive life-sized soldiers and horses. They were made based on the actual ancient people and life. It’s said that these figures were colorful upon excavation, yet it gradually fades away due to the oxidation. Now, archaeologists are trying to bring back their true appearances. This is also why the museum is not equipped with air conditioning or heating devices, which may change the temperature and humidity inside and therefore damage the priceless relics. You will also see the model of the mysterious Mausoleum of Qin Shi Huang. There are many theories regarding how it was like inside the tomb. However, the most common one is that this tomb is filled with mercury. All the antiques would be greatly destroyed upon excavation unless certain protection measures are taken.

    Your tour would come to an end after about 3 hours tour in this impressive site. Your tour guide will escort you back to your hotel and bid you farewell.

    Duration: 3 minutes
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Staying at hotels with driving distance of over 30 minutes from city center will cause extra compensation for the driver.
    Return Details
    Your hotel. In case you need to be dropped off at other place, please advise in advance.
    • Fuel surcharge and parkng fee
    • Experienced private driver with vehicle service
    • Licenced English-speaking tour guide
    • Bottled water
    • Local taxes
    • Lunch or dinner if you choose
    • Gratuities
    • Personal cost
    • Meals if you don't choose
    • Entrance tickets if you don't choose
    • Entry/Admission - The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • The starting time can be changed as long as you require in advance
    • Please advise beforehand if your starting point or ending place is not hotel.
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Our first time to see the terracotta army and our experience was made even more special by our guide Melanie who was charming and knowledgeable. She came to pick us up at our hotel at 7.30 so that we could get in early (strongly recommended). We were driven there and after we
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    Been on several group and private tours over the past week in China but this one was by far the best. The tour guide was extremely knowledgeable, accommodating and very kind. Looked after me and my 7yo like we were old friends. Easy to understand as her English was great. Highly
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    Myself, my wife and both sets of our parents we only in China for a short while. We only had one day in Xi'an and it was absolutely awesome in large part due to our guide Stephanie. We were able to book last minute and she was very accommodating with our schedule. Able to
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    • Duration: 5h
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    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English
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