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Absolutely amazing tour! Class act!

We did a 2 day private tour of Xi'an and the surrounding areas. The first day, our guide Lily took us to the terracotta warriors, to meet the man who discovered them, a cave dwelling and the old city wall. We had an amazing lunch, with lots of options for me as a vegetarian, and the rest of the family of meat eaters. The biang biang noodles are the best! Lily was so kind and considerate to our family and my daughter (who was carsick on the way out of town). She went out of her way to ensure that we were well taken care of. She is extremely knowledgeable about all of the sites and took her time answering all of our questions. I felt like I had known her for years, since my parents had taken a tour with her back in 2016 and she remembered so many details about conversations with my mother! The tour felt so personalized.
The second day, we had a guide named Michael meet us at the hotel and take us to an underground tomb outside of the city. That was the highlight for me - what a cool experience! He then took us the Wild Goose Pagoda, where we enjoyed a delicious lunch. We then went to the cultural street which was fascinating, the drum tower and bell tower, and the Muslim street where we went to the great Mosque and ate delicious street food among the crowds. Michael was so friendly and full of fun facts and historical knowledge. I got a really good understanding of Chinese history from his explanations.He too remembered a group of my friends that had toured with the company a few years ago - which makes me believe that each tour is special/ memorable to this company.
The driver should also be mentioned. He drove smoothly, safely and never once weaved in and out of traffic/slammed the brakes etc. He was polite, kind and professional. The company provided a car seat so that I did not have to drag mine through the airport. They also provided water and working seat belts in a clean, comfortable van with AC.
Overall, I am so happy that our family decided to take a private tour with this company. We have lived in China for 5 years, and this tour exceeded our expectations beyond what we could have imagined! Both guides allowed us to tour at our own pace and accommodated anything we needed along the way. They took care of our daughter like she was their own. The company came highly recommended to us from friends and family. We felt that we were traveling with old friends and not hired guides. Lily and Michael were exceptional! I would not hesitate to recommend them to anyone looking for a hassle free, exciting and busy trip! You will not regret it!
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