Yinchuan Private Day Tour: Western Xia Tombs, Ningxia Museum, Nanguan Mosque

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Take this private one day tour to explore the Ningxia Museum, Nanguan Mosque and Western Xia Tombs at your leisure. Spend more time admiring the UNESCO listed site of Western Xia Tombs with an informative guide, who shares stories about the layout, burial ways, building techniques and arts of the imperial mausoleum; Get to know the history and culture of the region at Ningxia Museum, finally visit the biggest mosque in Yinchuan.
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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: 6 minutes

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...
Itinerary
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: 6 minutes

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: 20 minutes

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.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Nanguan Mosque, Nanhuan East Road, Xingqing District, Yinchuan 750001 China

Then, heading to Nanguan Mosque, enjoy a delicious Muslim lunch in the nearby restaurant.

Next, stroll around the Nanguan Mosque with your tour guide. As the biggest mosque in Yinchuan, Nanguan Mosque has a high status among the Hui people. It can serve about 4000 people who are attending religious activities at one time. Follow your tour guide to stroll around the mosque to find out the unique architecture which combination of an Arabic style and a Chinese style.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Ningxia Museum, East of People Square, Jinfeng District, Yinchuan China

Finally, you will visit the Ningxia Museum. The collection of Ningxia Museum is nearly 40,000, you can see about 12 exhibition hall and which introduce Ningxia's history, culture, Hui minority and more.

After the tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Yinchuan

Duration: 1 hour

Important Details

Included
  • Entry/Admission - Western Xia Palace
  • Bottled water
  • Entrance Fee
  • Entry/Admission - Western Xia Shihua Statue Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Nanguan Mosque
  • Lunch
  • English speaking guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off(for hotels in Yinchuan City)
  • Entry/Admission - Ningxia Museum
  • Private Tour
  • Entry/Admission - Western Xia Imperial Tombs
  • Transport by private vehicle
Not Included
  • Gratuities
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Your tour guide will pick you up from your hotel, please provide hotel details when make booking.

Additional Info
  • 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
Voucher Requirements

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.