Best Time to Visit Emperor Qin’s Warriors and Horses

Xi’an is located in the middle of Guanzhong Plain of the Yellow River area. It is the center of China and in Xian’s south is Qin Mountain, and in the north is Wei River. Xi’an is an area with warm temperature and a semi-humid monsoon climate. It has four seasons with average temperatures of 13℃. It is very cold in the winter and very hot in the summer. The best seasons to visit Emperor Qin’s Warriors are spring and autumn because the temperature is moderate.

Emperor Qin’s Terracotta Warriors and Horses Tickets

From December 1st 2010, the Qin Mausoleum will use all-inclusive tickets (Qin Emperor Terracotta Warriors and Horses, Qinshi Huang’s Tomb, the Heritage Park of Qinshi Huang’s Tomb, hundred opera warriors’ pit and stone armour warriors’ pit):

Peak season: (from March 1st to November 30th) 150RMB. Students: 80RMB

Off season: (from December 1st to the end of February of next year) 120RMB. Students: 60RMB.

How to get to Qin’s Emperor Terracotta Warriors and Horses

by bus:

Special tourist line: you can take bus number 306 or 307 in the east of the train station square and get off at “Qin Terracotta Warriors” station. The price of both buses is 5.5 yuan. Departure time: running from 7:00am-18:00pm, every 10 minutes.


Drive 24km along the Lintong highway (fee: 10 yuan), when you arrive at Lintong, drive another 3km and you will see the Tomb of Qinshi Huang. Keep going 4km and you will arrive at the Qin Terracotta Warrior Museum. The roads are in good condition. At quieter times of the day there are fewer cars on the roads. You can drive 60km/h, and you will arrive to Lintong in just 30 minutes. There is a parking lot in front of the museum and parking fees are usually 6yuan/car. Distance: 42km and takes 90 minutes.

Jack Li

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