Private Yinchuan Day Trip to Western Xia Tombs with Flexible Departure
Join this private day tour from Yinchuan to explore the "Oriental Pyramid" - Western Xia Tombs. Choose from varies departure time, follow your personal tour guide to discover the history and culture of the Western Xia Dynasty. Learn the layout, burial ways, building techniques and arts of the imperial mausoleum. Get to know the Tangut civilization. This private tour including English speaking tour guide, entrance fee, lunch or dinner (depending on your start time)and travel by private vehicle.
per adult from
4 to 6 hours
Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- Private Tour
- English speaking guide
- Hotel pickup and drop-off (for hotels in Yinchuan City)
- Bottled water
- Lunch or Dinner depending on your start time
- Transport by private vehicle
- Entrance fee
- Entry/Admission - Western Xia Shihua Statue Museum
- Entry/Admission - Western Xia Palace
- Entry/Admission - Western Xia Imperial Tombs
What's excluded :
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Western Xia Shihua Statue Museum, Near Jiefang West Street, Xixia District, Yinchuan 750021 China
Your English speaking guide and private car will pick you up in your hotel's lobby. Then heading directly to Western Xia Tombs. On the way, your tour guide will explain the related histories and stories, feel free to ask questions if you have.
Your first stop is the Western Xia Museum. Follow your tour guide, get to know the splendid history and culture of the West Xia Dynasty (1038-1227). You will see cultural relics like stone horses, tablets, porcelains, Buddhist sutras, paintings, statues etc.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Western Xia Palace, Jinshui Tourist Area Xixia District, Yinchuan 750021 China
Move on to Western Xia Tablets Forest. Stroll around the area, check out different tablets which tells the stories and histories about the dynasty.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Western Xia Imperial Tombs, East Foot of Helan Mountain, West 35 Km from Yinchuan, Yinchuan 750200 China
Western Xia Tombs are the royal mausoleums of the emperors in the Western Xia Dynasty (1038-1227), the Tombs are the best-preserved historic cultural heritage representing the Tangut civilization at the largest scale and in the highest rank. It include 9 imperial mausoleums, 254 subordinate tombs, 1 site of large architectural complex and more than 10 brick-and-tile kiln sites. Many unearthed funerary objects and the remaining cultural relics such as inscriptions, stone statues and building components take on vivid shapes, unique ornamentations, and living nomadic features. It was in the lists of UNESCO World Cultural Heritage.
Follow your tour guide to explore the tomb which including the tomb walls, tomb platforms, foundations and building components. You will visit Tomb No1, 2 and 3. Learn the layout, burial ways, building techniques and arts of the imperial mausoleum. Get to know the Tangut civilization, an ethnic minority civilization, prospering in an agricultural-husbandry area in Northwest China.
Afterwards, enjoy a local lunch or dinner depending on your start time, then you will be transferred back to your hotel in Yinchuan.
Duration: 2 hours
Departure Point :Traveler pickup is offered
Your tour guide will pick you up from your hotel's lobby, please provide hotel details when make booking
Return Detail :-
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Stroller accessible
- Infants must sit on laps
- Most travelers can participate
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.