• the Ancient City Wall
    Xi'an, Ancient China Just As You Imagined It
  • Smart and exclusive experience to avoid crowd
    Exclusive Experience, Avoiding Crowds
  • The Terracotta Army
    A UNESCO Heritage Site on Your Travel Hit List
  • Muslim Quater
    Taste Local Flavors at the Muslim Quarter
  • Big Google Pagoda
    Cradle of Chinese Culture for You to Explore
  • Mount Hua
    Test Your Courage on the Huashan Mountain

Xi'an Tours, Beyond The Terracotta Warriors

It is said, if you want to see 800 years of China's history, visit Beijing; if you want to see 3000 years of China’s history, go to Xi'an. The root of Chinese history and culture being there, Xi'an has so many things to experience, not only the Terracotta Warriors and the City Wall. Our Xi'an tours offer in-depth, unique and interesting ways for you to taste the city fully.

To meet different needs, each Xi'an tour has a special emphasis on different requirements. No matter whether you prefer extensive and in-depth tours or highlights in a nutshell tours, no matter whether most important to you are flexibility and personal interests or best value for money and standardized tours, no matter whether you are a first-time China traveler or whether you live in China, it is easy to find the right Xi'an tour for you.

Listed as one of best in Asian by Lonely Planet in 2017, Xi'an is worth to visit. Our professional expert guides will be with you to discover Xi'an in your own way; don’t leave your ‘experience of a life time’ to chance!

Most Popular Xi'an Tours

Xian Private Tour for Extension

Xi'an Small Group Tours & Transfer

Beyond Ordinary Activities

Jeep ride in Xi'an

Night-hour plateau jeep ride tour (private)

Get close to the Terracotta Army

Discover a mysterious place to have a close experience with a Terracotta Warrior

Huiling NGO

Visit Huiling , an NGO in China that cares for children with learning disabilities

If you would like to take part in any of these exclusive experiences to China Highlights, please ask your travel advisor to add them to your itinerary.

Map for Xi'an Tours

Xi'an tours map

FAQs of Xi'an Tours

1. How many days shall I spend in Xi'an?

It depends on your schedule and your interests. Usually people spend 2 - 4 days there.

Days Most Recommended Tours
1 full day Terracotta Warriors tour
1½ or 2 full days Terracotta Warriors plus city highlights
3 full days 2-day tour plus Mount Hua adventure OR more historical sites like Qianling Mausoleum, Maoling Mausoleum, and Famen Temple
4 days and more Extend to Luoyang for the Longmen Grottoes and Shaolin Temple Extend to Pingyao Tailor-made according to your interests

2. Xi'an Transportation (by air and by high-speed railway)

Xi'an has an extensive transport network that makes it possible for tourists to access conveniently. The list give general idea of how many hours get there and tickets price for reference.

From To Travel Time by High-speed Railway Ticket Price/Second Class for Reference (≈)
Xi'an Beijing 5–6 h RMB520 (82USD)
Shanghai 6–7 h RMB670 (105USD)
Wuhan 4–5½ h RMB460 (72USD)
Guangzhou 7–9 h RMB820 (130USD)
Nanjing 5–6 h RMB540 (85USD)
Luoyang 1½-2h RMB175 (30USD)
Chengdu (established at the end of 2017) 3 h N/A
From To Travel Time by Air Ticket Price/Economy Class for Reference (≈)
Xi'an Beijing 2 h RMB1850 (272USD)
Shanghai 2½ h RMB1390 (205USD)
Shenzhen 3 h RMB1640 (241USD)
Hong Kong 3½ h RMB2734 (437USD)
KA Company: RMB2992 (468USD)
Guangzhou 3 h RMB1540 (227USD)
Hangzhou 2½ h RMB1280 (188USD)
Xiamen 3 h RMB1890 (278USD)

3. Are there any special activities fit for my children?

Yes, we have activities for both teenagers and young kids.

For teenagers:

  • Learn how to make terracotta figurines with guidance from an experienced craftsman
  • Learn how to make different shapes of dumplings with a local family
  • Discover a mysterious archaeological organization
  • Go biking on the Ancient City Wall

For young kids:

  • Enjoy a shadow puppet play at Gao's Courtyard
  • Archaeological excavation simulation

4. How many hours do I need for the Terracotta Army?

Usually, we arrange for you to see the Emperor Qin Shi Huang's Mausoleum Site Museum, including the Terracotta Warriors and Horses, and a newly built Emperor Qin Shi Huang's Mausoleum Site Park with the Museum of Terracotta Acrobats, Museum of Terracotta Civil Officials, Museum of Stone Armor, and Museum of Bronze Chariots and Horses. It takes about 1½ - 2 hours to see everything between vaults 1 to 4.   It is 44 kilometers from downtown Xi'an City to the Terracotta Army museum, which takes about 45 minutes to drive each way.

5. How many ways are there to visit the Ancient City Wall?

You can ride a bike, take a golf cart, on go on foot. If you would prefer not to ride a bike, you can choose to use a golf cart instead, but you may need to wait until the golf cart is full of passengers. A tandem bike is also a good choice when you have family or friends who can ride it at the front.

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