How far is it from Xian airport to Terracotta Warriors?
The driving distance from Xian airport to Terracotta Warriors is around 67km (29.5 miles). If you want to get to Terracotta Warriors from the airport, you can either choose taxi or shuttle bus, it takes around one and half an hour or two hours. If you travel Xian with a big family and many luggage, Xian Private Tour not only offers tour packages, also car rental service. Feel free to contact us if you want book the transfer service.
How can I get to Terracotta Warriors from Xian airport?
Option 1: By Bus. Take shuttle bus to get to Terracotta Army is the cheapest way. At first, take a shuttle bus to Lingtong district at the first floor of ground transportation center at T3, when you get off at Lingtong, change to Bus No. 914 to Bingmayong Station, so you can reach Terracotta Warriors. It costs around CNY 35 and takes around two hours.
Option 2: By Taxi. If you have luggage and want to get to Terracotta Warrior from Xian Xianyang Airport easier, you can take a taxi at the airport. There are fixed taxi stands where you can find legal and licensed taxis at the Exit Arrival of T1, Exit 211 of T2, and 1st floor of Ground Transportation Center (GTC) of T3. Normally it costs around CNY 180 and takes around one and half an hour.
Is there any places to buy food on this Half Day Xian Terracotta Warriors Tour?
Yes, you can find some local Chinese restaurants, KFC and CVS there. Our half day terracotta tour is 100% flexible, you can explore the site at your pace. In addition, if you want to eat lunch or dinner before return to your Xian hotel or Xian train station, please feel free to let our guide know it, our guide will recommend you some good local restaurants that served authentic Xian food. There is no extra fee.
We booked a hotel near the Xian North Railway Station, if we book 2 days Xian tour with Terracotta Warriors, can you still pick up and drop off at our hotel though we are not downtown?
Yes, the pickup and drop-off service can be arranged at your hotel, but there will be extra charge since your hotel is not in Xian downtown, the Xian North Railway Station is around 25km from Xian downtown. For 5-seat private vehicle, the extra fee is 25USD. The prices of different types of vehicle are different, you can tell us more details by email, we will tailor made your own tour for you accordingly to your requirements.
We plan to fly from Beijing to Xian in the morning and take half day tour to terracotta warriors, can you arrange for us for picking up and dropping off at the airport?
Pickup and drop-off at the airport for the Terracotta Warriors can be arranged. When you book the Xian tour with us, please let us know your Beijing to Xian flight No., our guide will wait you at the exit of the airport. By the way, we also provide private transfer service between Beijing hotel and Beijing airport. An All Inclusive package tour can make your Beijing to Xian tour easier and hassle-free.
How to rent a bike on Xian Ancient City Wall?
To see the entire wall and its surroundings, highly suggest you rent a bike. Single and tandem bikes can be rented from a stall by the South Gate entry point or several other locations along the wall. Rental for a tandem bike cost 90 CNY (13.32 USD) for 2 hours with a 300 CNY (~44.50 USD) deposit that you get back when you return the bike. You can return the bike at any of the bike rental locations atop the wall. At a leisurely pace, biking the entirety of the city wall takes approximately 1.5 to 2 hours.
Is it possible for us to get picked at Hyatt Regency hotel and then dropped to the airport in Xi'an after the tour? Which tour package should I book for this?
All our Xian tour package can be customizable. Our guide will pick you up at your hotel lobby and drop you off at the airport after finished all attractions. We highly recommend SKIP THE LINE: Xian History & Culture Tour with Terracotta Warriors. This tour covers the top Xian highlights, let you visit the essence of Xian just in one day.
Is vegetarian food an option on this all inclusive Xian day tour?
Definitely yes! Xian is a food paradise and there are a lot of vegetarian restaurants. During this tour, you don't need to worry about anything when you eating, you guide will give you a whole range of perfect solutions if you'd like to focus on a meat-free trip.
May I know if there is a weight restriction on the plank walk? If the harnesses were meant for americans?
No weight restriction, everyone can walk this trail. The Huashan Plank Walk is world's most dangerous hike, it is not very wide, one misstep and you fall 2155m. Complete focus is very important! To keep safety, before you walk on the plank walk, you are given a little harness to wear with two hooks to attach to the chains, it is not only for americans, but for everyone.
My flight from Beijing to Xian arrives at 10:00am, is there a later tour for my family?
The Most Recommended Half Day Terracotta Warriors Tour is what we highly recommend according to your time schedule. Pickup service can be arranged at the Xian Xianyang Airport, it takes around one hour to reach the Terracotta Army, and takes around 3-4 hours for sightseeing, you'll have enough time to explore the site. If you only want to see city highlights, you can book half day Xian city tour with Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Ancient City Wall and Muslim Quarter. By the way, we provide transfer service from Beijing hotel to Beijing International Airport and air ticket booking service as well. Feel free to email us if you have any questions.
Can we request Halal/Muslim meal during the tour?
Halal/Muslim food is available during the tour. The ancient China Silk Road exposed Xian to an influx of goods, cultures and religions. It was in Xi'an that the largest Muslim community was formed. Thus, you can find the authentic Halal/Muslim food in Xian, you guide will give you good recommendations on spot.
We are interested in your Xian History & Culture Tour with Terracotta Warriors on 10th Oct, but we would like to visit also Muslim Quarter. Would it be possible to customize the tour to include it?
All our Xian tours can be customizable. The Muslim Quarter can be included in this tour if you want, but it night make your day tour a little bit tight, as the Terracotta Warriors is not in Xian downtown, it takes around 40 minutes for one way driving. There is no entrance fee for Muslim Quarter, if you still have time left after finished all the sites, you guide will take you to Muslim Quarter, no extra charge, or you can visit Muslim Quarter to replace one of the attractions. Please advise.
Can we go to Terracotta Army, Ancient City Wall and Muslim Quarter on 19th Nov. For 4 persons?
Yes, The one day Xian private tour to Terracotta Army, Ancient City Wall and Muslim Quarter is daily available. You can click "Enquiry Now" or send us an email for booking, we will send you the quotation and tour details within 2 hours. For the confirmation of the tour, we require 20% of the total payment via PayPal,etc in advance and the balance you can pay our guide in cash.
I'm interested in your Xian day tour of city highlights, I want start the tour at early morning, so I can arrive at the Terracotta Warriors before the crowds arrive. Is that something you can do?
Well noted your requirements. This Xian day tour of city highlights is 100% flexible for you. You can start the tour at early morning, the opening hours of Terracotta Warriors is from 8:00AM to 18:00PM, if you want to skip the crowds, we recommend you can start the tour at 7:00am or 7:30am and visit Terracotta Army as your first destination. Please advise.
Is there a queue to enter into Terracotta Warriors.
The busy season to Terracotta Warriors is from May to October. Sometimes there is a queue to enter into the site. We offer the SKIP THE LINE Terracotta Warriors tour, help you skip the crowds and explore the history and culture of ancient China without any hassles of booking transportation and entrance ticket.
What's the best way to do a 1 day Huashan tour from Xian?
Huashan is around 130km from Xian downtown. Bullet train is the best way to do the Huashan day tour from Xian, only takes 36 minutes for one way, and bullet train in China is fast, clean and convenient. It's suitable for those who have little luggage. If you travel with a big family and have many luggage, you can visit Huashan from Xian by car, which takes around one and half an hour, but the price compare to bullet train will cost more. Please advise.
Hi, we are looking for a half day Xian tour. We are arriving at 11:24 and leaving again on the G90 at 18:24 to return to Beijing. Do you have any tour options that will suit us?
Well noted your train details. There are many tour options that suit for you, such as half day Xian terracotta warriors tour, Xian dumpling or noodles making tour, Xian history & culture day tour with terracotta warriors, Xian half day tour to big wild goose pagoda & shaanxi history museum and much more. Please advise.
I'll travel to Xian with my family in Oct. to visit the terracotta warriors. Is this a peak season for the site?
The peak season to visit the terracotta warriors is from May to Oct. We recommend you travel to Xian after 10th Oct. so you can avoid the crowds as we just finished the public holiday, people return back to office after 7th Oct. Please remember, do not travel China during 1st-7th Oct if possible, since it's Chinese national holiday, most of people are on holiday, which means everywhere in China will be crowded.
Is there any chance to get a guide who speaks German? Will the guide come into Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum with us to guide us?
We have German speaking tour guide. All our guides are well trained and professional, the guide will accompany you from the morning to the end during the tour, when you visit the Terracotta Warriors and other attractions, our guide will share the information, history, culture, and interesting stories of the sites to you. Our tours are flexible so you'll have enough time to explore the site.
We will have three free days in Beijing after fair, and we are thinking about to visit Terracotta Warriors. What can you suggest?
Besides Xian local tours, we offers a variety of Beijing Xian tour packages. Since you have three free days in Beijing, the 3 Days Xian Classic Tour from Beijing by Bullet Train is very suitable for you. This Xian tour from Beijing covers the best part of Xian including top Xian attractions. In addition, we can help you book Beijing Xian train tickets, transfer service between Beijing hotel and Beijing train station and much more.
Which western style hotel do you recommend? I am planning to be there on 18th Nov. I would like also to do something the next day, then I have a train from Xian to chengdu. Please advise.
Well noted your requirements. For the day tour in Xian, we highly recommend our SKIP THE LINE: Xian History & Culture Tour with Terracotta Army, after the tour ends, we will drop you off at Xian train station. As for western style hotel, there are a plenty of good hotels in Xian, followings are nice western hotels for your references:
Fairfield By Marriott (Xi'an North Railway Station)
Jinmao Hotel Xi'an
Merlinhod Hotel (Xi'an Bell and Drum Towers)
Grand Noble Hotel Xi'an
ET House (Xi'an Bell Drum Towers)
Sheraton Xi'an North City Hotel
By the way, we provide Chengdu tours from Xian as well, feel free to contact us if you need our service.
Can I visit Huashan in 1 Day tour from Xian?
Yes, one day Xian tour to Huashan mountain is possible. You can choose either by bullet train or by car that starts and ends in Xian. Bullet train is highly recommend since bullet train in China is very clean, fast and convenient, most of all, it's much cheaper than visit Huashan mountain by car. Please advise.
I transit at Xian for 24 hours and I plan to join a Xi'an day tour, is it possible?
Of course yes. We specialized in Xian layover tours. The Terracotta Army tour from Xian with round-way airport transfer is perfect for you, an English speaking tour guide, air-conditioned vehicle, entrance fee of Terracotta Army museum, airport pickup and drop off are all included.
Can I bring a wheelchair/stroller during the tour?
At most attractions in Xian, the wheelchair/stroller is accessible. But some attractions are not very convenient for that, such as ancient city wall, the Big Wild Goose Pagoda, etc. Your guide will help you manage this during the tour to make your Xian trip enjoyable and worry free.
What is the best way to travel Xian if I want to explore the city on my own?
Get the comprehensive Xian travel guide before you plan a trip to Xian can helps you travel Xian easy. Xian is one of the top holiday destinations in China and rich in numerous of historical and cultural sites, such as Terracotta Warriors, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Shaanxi History Museum, Ancient City Wall and more. The city transportation of Xian is very convenient, you can explore most of top attractions by subway, city bus or taxi. As for Famen Temple, Huangdi Mausoleum and other attractions that not in Xian downtown, we recommend you book car rental servise or a package day tour with round-way transfer service, which can make you travel Xian with none of hassles.
What to see on Mount Huashan?
Huashan is one of the five great sacred mountains in China and is the most famous of them, mostly because of the difficult route. Mount Huashan is considered one of most sacred and Taoist temples at its foot were a frequent destination for pilgrimages to ancient rulers. Huashan has five distinct peak. Followings are the top highlights.
1). East, known as solar peak is 2090 meters high and is a popular spot for visitors who stop there and watch the sunrise.
2). West tip named Lotus, is 2086 meters high. It has the unique shape and is one of the most steep and dangerous places on the mountain.
3). The Northern peak is called Celestial terrace and is 1613 meters high. Three of its sides are too dangerous to climb, and the fourth is so dangerous that climbers should snuggle their bodies to rock not to fall. It is suitable for those who like hiking.
4). The Southern peak is the highest in all five sacred mountains with its 2160 meters. Although the climb to the top is very dangerous, panoramic views, lush greenery and unique challenge attract tourists from all over the world.
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