Xi’an was the ancient capital city of both Qin Dynasty (221 BC-206 BC) and Han Dynasty (206 BC-220). Among all great number of historical relics, Qin Terracotta Army Museum and Han Yangling Mausoleum are the most famous Legacy. This customized tour gives you the chance to discover both dynasties and compare the underground palaces of famous ancient emperors. With pickup from your downtown hotel at 9:00am, a knowledgeable guide will accompany you to explore the magnificent legacy of Qin and Han dynasties. You will firstly visit the heritage of Qin Dynasty, the world famous Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum. It is a sight not to be missed by any visitors to China. Follow your guide to learn the history of China’s first Emperor and visit all three pits of the Terracotta Army Museum, where you will see the 2,200-year-old sculptures depicting thousands of unique figures and be shocked by the vivid life size terracotta figures of warriors and horses.After lunch in a local nice restaurant, continue to discover Han Dynasty and learn how Qin Dynasty was overthrew by Han Emperor. Visit Yangling Mausoleum of Han Dynasty - a joint tomb of a notable emperor of the Western Han Dynasty (206 BC-24AD) and his empress. It is a magnificent and abundant cultural relic, comprising the emperor's tomb, empress' tomb, the south and north burial pits, ceremonial site, human sacrifice graveyard and criminals' cemetery. Later the guide will transfer you back to downtown hotel to conclude the trip.
Full-day the Magnificent Legacy of Qin and Han Dynasties
- Discover the Terracotta Warriors and Hanyangling Mausoleum
- Compare the underground palaces of two famous ancient emperors
- Learn the history of China’s first Emperor
- Entrance fees
- Guided tour
- Private tour
- Hotel pick-up and drop-off
- Tips (optional)
Pick-up from Xian hotels within the 3rd ring road. During booking, you will be asked to provide your pick-up address. Please confirm the pick-up place and time directly with the local operator whose contact information can be found in the voucher after booking.
- A current valid passport is required. Please bring your valid passport on the day of travel.
- Pick-up at your hotel lobby at 9.00 am