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17 Days tour of Beijing, Xian, Dunhuang, Turpan, Korla, Kuqa, Aksu, Kashgar, Urumqi and Shanghai  (Luxury)

  • Destinations: Beijing, Xian, Dunhuang, Turpan(Tulufan), Korla, Kuqa, Aksu, Kashgar(Kashi), Urumqi, Shanghai
  • Code: SRT-04L

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Day 1

Place & Transport Arrive in Beijing

Today's Activities Your classic Silk Road Tour starts with a warm welcome by our guide at the airport. Transfer to the hotel. The rest of the day is left on your own to explore the city.
   
Meals None
Accommodation The Regent Beijing   
 
 

Day 2

Place & Transport Beijing
Today's Activities After breakfast, your visit in Beijing begins from the largest public square in the world - Tiananmen Square. Walking through the square, you will enter the world's largest palace building complex - Forbidden City. Then enjoy the breathtaking views of Summer Palace, the finest imperial garden built in Qing Dynasty.
   
Meals Breakfast
Accommodation The Regent Beijing   
 
 

Day 3

Place & Transport Beijing
Today's Activities The morning excursion takes you to Temple of Heaven where emperors of Ming and Qing Dynasties worshipped heaven for good harvest. Later, you take a scenic drive to the Great Wall, the less- crowded Mutianyu section (including round-trip cable car).Then take a photo stop at the Bird's Nest and Water Cube - the main stadiums of 2008 Beijing Olympics.

   
Meals Breakfast
Accommodation The Regent Beijing   
 
 

Day 4

Place & Transport Beijing-Xian
Today's Activities Drive to Old Beijing's Hutongs (narrow alleys) for a rickshaw ride. After that, you will be taken to the railway station for the high speed rail train to Xian, which takes about 5 hours, and along the way you would have the chance to admire a different scenery of the countryside. Upon arrival,your tour guide would pick you up and escort you to the hotel.
   
Meals Breakfast
Accommodation Sofitel on Renmin Square, Xian  
 
 

Day 5

Place & Transport Xian
Today's Activities After having the breakfast at the hotel, your excursion begins with the incredible 2000 year-old Terra-Cotta Army, one of the Eight Wonders in the World. The Warriors are part of the underground tomb of the Emperor Qin. You will marvel at the different features and facial expressions of those terra-cotta warriors and horses. Then, you'll explore the ancient Xian City Wall as well as the Great Mosque.
   
Meals Breakfast
Accommodation Sofitel on Renmin Square, Xian  
 
 

Day 6

Place & Transport Xian-Dunhuang
Today's Activities After breakfast in the hotel, you will find our guide waiting for you in the hotel lobby, transfer to visit Xian Museum. Then visit the Small Wild Goose Pagoda Scenic Area. It is an important cultural relic and one of the remaining symbols of ancient Chang'an (the name of Xian in the Tang Dynasty). Later, transfer to the airport to take your flight to Dunhuang. Meet our guide upon arrival and take the airport to hotel transfer. The rest of the day is at leisure.
   
Meals Breakfast
Accommodation Silk Road Hotel, Dunhuang   
 
 

Day 7

Place & Transport Dunhuang-Turpan
Today's Activities Today we will experience the desert flavor along the Echoing-Sand Dune to Crescent Lake by riding a camel. Afterwards, head for the artistic Mogao Grottoes. Then take an overnight soft-sleeper train to Turpan.
   
Meals Breakfast
Accommodation Soft Sleeper Over Night Train  
 
 

Day 8

Place & Transport Turpan
Today's Activities Our guide will wait for you at the railway station and transfer to the local best hotel. After breakfast, proceed to a series of mirable ancient projects including Jiaohe Ruins, Sugong Pagoda and Karez Well. Drive back to the hotel.
   
Meals Breakfast
Accommodation Tuha Petroleum Hotel, Turpan   
 
 

Day 9

Place & Transport Turpan
Today's Activities Pick you up. Today's sightseeing covers Gaochang Ruins, Baizikelik Thousand Buddha Caves and Flaming Hill followed by Astana Tombs. Then drive to the hotel.
   
Meals Breakfast
Accommodation Tuha Petroleum Hotel, Turpan   
 
 

Day 10

Place & Transport Turpan-Korla
Today's Activities Drive from Turpan to Korla to visit the Tiemen Pass. Check in at the hotel.
   
Meals Breakfast
Accommodation Kangcheng Jianguo International Hotel   
 
 

Day 11

Place & Transport Korla-Kuqa
Today's Activities Today we will drive to Kuqa to see the ancient Subashi Ruins which reflects the temple's brilliance in the past, and the second biggest mosque after Id Kah Mosque in Xinjiang – the Kuqa Mosque.
   
Meals Breakfast
Accommodation Kuqa Hotel, Kuqa   
 
 

Day 12

Place & Transport Kuqa-Aksu
Today's Activities Drive to Aksu to see the featured Kizil Thousand-Buddha Caves which is the earliest Buddhist art treasure trove in China and even one century earlier than the famous Mogao Grottoes. Then transfer to the local best hotel.
   
Meals Breakfast
Accommodation Hongfu Jinlan Hotel, Aksu   
 
 

Day 13

Place & Transport Aksu-Kashgar
Today's Activities On the way of driving to Kashgar, you will see the great Taklamakan Desert which presents various sand dunes, eolation landform and if lucky enough you may come across mirage.
   
Meals Breakfast
Accommodation Tianyuan International Hotel  
 
 

Day 14

Place & Transport Kashgar-Urumqi
Today's Activities Today we will visit the lively weekly bazaar - Sunday Market, the famed Id Kah Mosque and the grand Abakh Khoja Tomb. After then, you will be transferred to take a flight to Urumqi. The local guide will take you from the airport to the hotel.
   
Meals Breakfast
Accommodation HOI TAK Hotel, Urumqi   
 
 

Day 15

Place & Transport Urumqi-Shanghai
Today's Activities Fly to Shanghai in the morning. Shanghai local guide will meet you at the airport and transfer you to the hotel. The rest of the day will be left on your own to stroll around.
   
Meals Breakfast
Accommodation Renaissance Shanghai Yu Garden Hotel 
 
 

Day 16

Place & Transport Shanghai
Today's Activities Witness the development of Shanghai at Shanghai Museum. Then walk along the Bund and Nanjing Road. Later, visit Yuyuan Garden where you will have some free time at the surrounding local bazaars and New Spot(XinTianDi), here you will see Old Shanghai buildings and experience the morden & dynamic Shanghai. And then take the Huangpu River Cruise to enjoy the impressive scenery.
   
Meals Breakfast
Accommodation Renaissance Shanghai Yu Garden Hotel 
 
 
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Day 17

Place & Transport Depart from Shanghai
Today's Activities You will be transferred to the airport and take a home-bound flight.
   
Meals Breakfast
Accommodation None
 

Our travel consultants will get back to you with a price quotation within 24 hours!

  Services Inclusions:

  1. 1. Admission fees: to sightseeing spots & activities specified;
  2. 2. Meals: as specified above;
  3. 3. Tour guides: excellent private English-speaking guide.
  4. 4. Accommodations: hotels based on double/single occupancy as specified;
  5. 5. Transfers: domestic flights & land transfer with drivers as specified;
  6. 6. Travel Agency Liability Insurance during the tour;
  7. 7. Government taxes & fees.

  Services Exclusions:

  1. 1. International transportation: including flights to/from China;
  2. 2. China visa fees;
  3. 3. Gratuities to guides & drivers and any expense of personal nature.
  4. 4. Our tour package does not include Travel Insurance. Please DO purchase the Travel Insurance before your trip to against any unforeseen circumstance.

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