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14 Days China Silk Road  Tour

Highlights: 14 Days China Silk Road Tour is one of the best silk road tour which will guide you to visit Shanghai, Xi'an, Dunhuang, Turpan , Urumqi and Beijing

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Itinerary Details

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Day1: Arrival Shanghai
Arrival Shanghai your start point of this China tour, you will be met at the airport and transferred to hotel to catch up on some rest after international fight. 
Meals: No meal                                       Accommodation: In Shanghai

Day2: Shanghai City Tour

After breakfast,  full day sightseeing starts with Jade Buddha Temple (1 hour) - famous for the seated Buddha, encrusted with jewels, which is said to weigh 1,000 kg. And then, go to Yuyuan Garden (1 hour) - a Chinese classic garden in city downtown. Then visit the nearby Chenghuangmiao (Old Street) (1 hour). After lunch time, you will have an exterior tour of theOriental Pearl TV Tower (30 min) - the most charming landmark of Shanghai. And then, go for shopping in Nanjing Road (1 hours generally) - the earliest commercial street in Shanghai, and have a leisure walk along the Bund (30 min) - famous as a group of building known as "a Gallery of world architecture". After that, drive back to your hotel and free of the rest time.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch                         Accommodation: In Shanghai
Optional Night Activities: Acrobatic Show about 2 hours (daily 19:30)(on your own expense)

Day3: Shanghai-Xi'an By flight

After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for a 2.5 hours flight to Xian, a city experiencing the full history of China in its entirety. Your Xian tour guide will wait for you at the airport and help you to the hotel for check-in. In the afternoon, drive to the downtown and visit the Shaanxi History Museum (2 hours) - one of the first huge state museums with modern facilities in China. After that, drive to your hotel and free of the rest time.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch                       Accommodation: In Xi’an

Day4: Xi'an City Tour

Ample time will be provided for visits to Terracotta Warriors (2.5 - 3 hours) - one of the world's most important archaeological finds, with troops, horses and carriages in battle formation. After lunch near the Terracotta Warriors area, drive back to the downtown for a visit to the Big Wild Goose Pagoda (1 hour) - the site of the old Han and Tang capital Chang'an. After that, continue to visit the Xian City Wall (1 hour) - represents one of the oldest and best preserved Chinese city walls. After that, drive back to your hotel and free of the rest time.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch                      Accommodation: In Xian
Optional Night Activities: Tang Dynasty Show with Dinner 3.5 hours (daily 18:00 - 20:30 for dinner, 20:30 – 21:35 for Tang Dynasty Show)

Day5:Xi'an / Dunhuang by flight
Enjoy your own exploration in the morning. Be transferred to the airport for a 2.5 hours flight to Dunhuang, a small oasis surrounded by high mountain, deserts and the Gobi Desert with Dang River as the city's water supply. After that, drive back to your hotel and free of the rest time.

Meals: Breakfast                                  Accommodation: In Dunhuang

Day6:Dunhuang
After breakfast, you will firstly have a 3-hour driving to the Yumenguan Pass (30 min) - strategic pass on the ancient Silk Road. And then, continue to experience the amazing Dunhuang Yadan National Geologic Park (1 hour) - the largest one of Yadan Landform found so far. When finish the tour, you will have another 3-hour driving back to the Dunhuang downtown. After that, have a rest of this day in hotel.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch                   Accommodation: In Dunhuang

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Day7: Dunhuang-Liuyuan-Turpan 

After breakfast, you will take a visit to Mogao Grottoes (2 hours) - which is considered the great treasure house of Buddhist arts in existence. After lunch, go to have a visit of Mingsha Sand Dunes (Crescent Spring and Sighing Sand Dune) (2 hours) - Singing Sand Dune (Mingsha Hill) helps people free from all worries and Crescent Spring purifies people's minds. In the late afternoon, firstly have a 3-hour driving to the Liuyuan Train Station and help you to get on the train. You will take a bullet train (4 hours) from Liuyuan Railway Statio to Turpan, an oasis city, is located at the southern foot of Bogda Peak and in the center of Turpan Depression.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch                  Accommodation: In Turpan

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Day8: Turpan Tour

Upon arrival Turpan , your tour guide will wait meet you at the train station and help you to check in the hotel firstly. After breakfast, visit Gaochang Ancient City (2 hours) - which was an important garrison town on the Silk Road. And then, go to have a trip to Bezeklik Caves (1 hour) - more than 100 caves were hewn out of this cliff face between the 6th and 9th centuries by Buddhist monks. After that, continue to visit Flaming Mountain (1.5 hours) - named because in the evenings the red clay mountains reflect the heat and glow of the desert and seem to burn. When finish today’s tour, drive you back to the hotel and have a rest of this day.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch                 Accommodation: In Turpan

 

Day9: Turpan-Urumqi

After fter breakfast and check-out of the hotel, firstly drive you to visit Emin Minaret (Sugong Pagoda) (1 hour) - the biggest ancient pagoda existing in Xinjiang and the only Islamic ancient pagoda in the country. Continue to the Karez Well (30 min) - reputed as one of the three major construction projects in ancient China. After lunch, you will visit the unique Turpan featured attraction Grape Valley (2 hours) - famous for the cultivation of the sweetest, tastiest grapes. After this tour, have a 2.5-hour to Urumqi, free at leisure in rest of this day in your Urumqi hotel.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch                Accommodation: In Urumqi

Day10: Urumqi Tour

Take a driving for 120km northeast to visit the holy Heavenly Lake (Tianchi) (3 hours) - the beautiful lake is flanked by rugged pines and cypresses, with clear melting waters reflecting the surrounding of snow capped mount Bogeda. After the tour, be transferred back to downtown. You will then have chance to take a short visit to Erdaoqiao Grand Bazaar(sightseeing time depending on your own) - which is believed to be the largest outdoor market in town. After this tour, drive you back to the hotel and free at leisure in rest of this day.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch                 Accommodation: In Urumqi

Day11: Urumqi -Beijing

In the morning, take a 3.5- hour flight to Beijing. Your tour guide will wait for you at the airport and help you to check in the hotel firstly. After a short rest and then, enjoy you leisure visit to Hutong Tour by rickshaw (Short route, 40 min) - the way to know the Beijing local lifestyle. After that, drive back to your hotel and free of the rest time.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch                    Accommodation: In Beijing

Day12: Beijing City Tour
After breakfast, start to drive to visit the Mutianyu Great Wall (2 hours) - the section of the Great Wall which is more popular among foreign visitors. Have the lunch near the Mutianyu Great Wall, and then drive back to the downtown and have a short visit to see the exterior Bird Nest and Water Cube (about 1 hour) - the amazing architectures that built for Beijing Olympic Games. After that, drive back to your hotel and free of the rest time. After that, drive back to your hotel and free of the rest time.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch                     Accommodation: In Beijing
Optional Night Activities: Peking Roasted Duck around 1 hour( on your own expense)

Day13: Beijing Tour
Depart from your hotel in the morning to visit Tiananmen Square (40min) - the World's largest urban square, and the Forbidden City (2.5 - 3 hours) - the largest and most complete ancient imperial palace in the world. Then visit the Temple of Heaven (1 hour) in the afternoon. After that, drive back to your hotel and free of the rest time.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch                    Accommodation: In Beijing

Optional Night Activities: Peking Opera 1.5 hours (daily 19:30)

Day14: Departure Beijing
Bid China a fond farewell as this trip draws to a close. Be transferred to the airport for flight home. 
Meals: Breakfast

Price Details

Price Includes:

  • Airport/railway station welcome and private transfers between airports/railway stations, hotels and sightseeing spots. Separate arrivals and departures will incur extra charges.
  • Accommodation based on two adults sharing one standard twin-bed room (cabin); solo travelers or those who want to occupy one twin-bed room/cabin of their own are required to pay additional charge of single supplement rate. A single room (cabin) is subject to availability based on prior request at an additional cost; if the recommended hotel is not available,it will be substituted by a similar one.
  • Driver and English-speaking guide service on normal sightseeing activities noted in the itinerary.
  • All entrance fees to scenic spots as shown in the itinerary. The final arrangement will be determined by local tour guides based on the local circumstances which are beyond the control of visitarounchina.com.We will adhere to ariginal itinerary as accurately as possible.
  • Meals as specified in the itinerary.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Government taxes.

  • Price Excludes:

  • Round way International and domestic airfare, unless otherwise noted.
  • Visa fee, passport application or renewal fee.
  • Any Meals not specified in the itinerary.
  • Tips for guides, escort, drives, bellman, etc.
  • Personal expenses such as excess luggage fees, laundry, postage, communications and beverages.
  • Optional meals and shows mentioned in the itinerary, which will be added up if the clients desire to take the activities.
  • Any extra cost caused by changes of natural disasters, fires, weather, governmental and local authority orders, political change, strikes, war, riots, quarantine, custom regulations,damages injury caused by accident beyond the control of visitarounchina.com and that has incurred due to the tourist action voilating the laws.
  • Any items not specified in the plan.