Never-seen-before artefacts have just been unearthed in China, including 120 new terracotta warriors. The exciting excavations come alongside the opening of two new sections of the Great Wall of China and the shock discovery that the wall is longer than previously thought. China’s new finds are available to visit on a number of Wendy Wu Tours with prices starting at £1,590 per person for a ten day tour.
The ground breaking excavations took place earlier this month at Qin Shihuang UNESCO World Heritage Site, located in the province of Xian and are said to date back 2,000 years. 310 pieces have been unearthed in total and highlights include a never-seen-before war drum and painted shield.
Manuel Mascarenhas, Managing Director at Wendy Wu Tours, says: “This latest discovery is very exciting and will certainly help highlight this extraordinary region of China. The Terracotta Warriors are at the top of the list for many Wendy Wu customers and the latest discovery offers a wonderful reason to visit.”
Below is a selection of Wendy Wu’s top tours for seeing the newly discovered Terracotta Warriors, as well as the recently opened sections of the Great Wall:
-The ten day A China Experience tour visits the country’s three most famous areas; Shanghai, Zian and Beijing, and explores the forbidden city and historic canal town of Wuzhen with prices starting at £1,590 per person.
-The 14 day Glories of China tour showcases the striking landscape along the Li River and stops over in the rural town of Yangshuo, which is surrounded by rice fields and limestone hills. There are also visits to Beijing and Shanghai. Prices start at £1,890 per person.
-The 27 day China Highlights tour sees the best of China, visiting eight ancient cities, the famous Chengdu panda reserve, the Grand Buddha and taking a cruise on the Li River. Prices start at £2,390 per person.
Prices include all international and domestic transport, accommodation, meals, guides and visa fees (for UK passport holders).
For more information on any of these tours or to find out more about Wendy Wu Tours, please visit www.wendywutours.co.uk