Xi'an in One Day: Day Trip from Shanghai by Air - Terra-Cotta Warriorrs & Horses

Summary

Depart from your Shanghai hotel in a comfortable, air-conditioned minivan and venture to the airport to board your flight to Xi’an. On arrival, greet your knowledgeable guide and head straight to the Army of Terracotta Warriors, a magnificent mausoleum housing Emperor Qin Shi Huang, whose reign began in 246 BC. Hear of the incredible archeological excavation’s rich history and capture photographs of the 6,000 warriors.  Revitalize with a traditional Chinese lunch then head to the Xi’an city walls, ancient structures that date back to the Ming Dynasty. Tour the well-preserved walls with your guide and learn about how they functioned as impenetrable military defenses.  When your tour comes to a conclusion, return to the airport in a spacious vehicle and board your return flight to Shanghai. On arrival, travel back to your hotel with impressive memories of your sightseeing experience. 

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Duration
14 hours
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Why take this tour?

While you’re in Shanghai, take a day trip to Xi’an, famous as one of the birthplaces of ancient Chinese civilization. You’ll learn about the history of the Chinese dynasties that rose and fell in Shaanxi Province, and visit the famous 2,000-year old Army of Terracotta Warriors, one of the most spectacular archaeological excavations of the 20th century. Then take a walk on the city walls of Xi’an, built during the Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644).

What’s included?

  • Round-trip airfare and airport taxes

  • Round way airport transfer services in Shanghai and Xi'An

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

  • Air-conditioned vehicle

  • Lunch

  • English-speaking tour guide

  • Admission tickets

  • Entry/Admission - The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses

  • Entry/Admission - Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang)

  • Food and drinks, unless specified

  • Gratuities

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Before you book

  • Duration: 14h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

  • Instant confirmation

Covid Policy

  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands

Cancellation Policy

    If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.

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Shanghai is a frenetic, picturesque port city, home to both traditional silk weavers and cutting-edge fashionistas. Get a taste of both ancient and contemporary sides of the city on this comprehensive full-day guided tour, which covers more than 5,000 years of Chinese history, from Ming-era temples to sleek new waterfront towers. The tour is the perfect primer for first-time visitors to Shanghai, or anyone traveling on limited time.

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