I'd love to go. My responsibilities here mean it's unlikely to happen, but I do like to look at the brochures.
Travelsphere, for instance, have a 15-day escorted holiday to China from £2149. It looks great: Beijing, the Summer Palace, the Temple of Heaven, the Forbidden City, the Divine Road. On Day 5 you go to Xian, where you...
...hang on, look at this!
DAY 5 XIAN
Fly to Xian, once the capital of China. You will be transferred to Han Tombs before moving on to your hotel for some time at leisure.
A Han Tomb in the Luoyang Ancient Tombs Museum.
Good grief. I've heard of someone going to their long rest, but that's a heck of a long way to go to get it.
Word To Use Today: tomb. This word comes from the Old French tombe and before that from the Latin tumba, burial mound, and is related to the Latin tumēre, to swell and the Middle Irish tomm, hill.