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11 Days China Silk Road Tour


11 Days China Silk Road Tour

Tour Name: 11 Days China Silk Road Tour

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Description: 11 Days China Silk Road Tour starts from Beijing, you will visit Xining,Lanzhou,Wuwei,Zhongwei,Yinchuan to have a classic China Silk Rout Tour and have a wonderful adventure experience.

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Day 1: Arrival in Beijing

Arrive in Beijing. You will be met by our guide at airport and transferred to your hotel in Beijing. Free for rest of the day.

Meals: No Meal                 Accommodation: In Beijing


Day 2: Beijing City Tour
Today, enjoy your full day Beijing City Tour that covers the most popular sites in Beijing city : Tian'anmen Square,the biggiest city center square in the world; Forbidden City, which was the Imperial Palace for 24 emperors during the Ming and Qing Dynasties and, it is one of the largest, and certainly the most completely restored, ancient architectural complex in the world. And then visit magnificent Temple of Heaven,which is the largest ancient preserved garden in China and a former summer retreat for Emperors, for your 1 hour short visiting.
Meals:Breakfast                       Accommodation: In Beijing                                  


Day 3: Beijing-The Great Wall Tour

In the morning, take a driving to visit the Mutianyu Great Wall (including round-way cable way and scenic shuttle bus) first, Mutianyu Great Wall was first built in the mid-6th century during the Northern Qi, making it older than the Badaling section. In 1569, the Mutianyu Great Wall was rebuilt and till today most parts of it are well preserved. The Mutianyu Great Wall has the largest construction scale and best quality among all sections of Great Wall.then drive back to the downtown for a short visit to see the exterior Bird Nest and Water Cube. if you are interested, you can choose Peking Roasted Duck is available for your optional dinner tonight.
Meals: Breakfast                     Accommodation: In Beijing      


Day 4: Beijing-Xining by morning air

Pick up from your hotel in Beijing in the early morning, you are transferred to Beijing Capital International Airport and take the morning flight to Xining. Arrive in Xining, met by our representative in Xining, transferred directly to the city of Xining and visit Ta'er Monastery. The Ta'er Monastery (Kumbum Monastery) is situated in Huangzhong County 25 kilometerss southwest of Xining. It is one of the two most important Tibetan Buddhist monasteries outside Tibet.

Meals: Breakfast                     Accommodation: In Xining


Day 5: Xining-Lanzhou-Xiahe

Pick up from your hotel in Xining and transferred to Xining Train Station and take the morning train K171/K174 (08:55 - 12:02) for Lanzhou. Arrival at Lanzhou Train Station, met by our representative in Lanzhou. After lunch, drive 75 km southwest of Lanzhou to Binglingsi Grottoes. "Bingling" means "thousand Buddhas" or "ten-thousand Buddhas" in the Tibetan language. Also known as Bingling Temple, the grottoes are carved on Jishi Hill 75 km from Lanzhou. Bingling Temple Grottoes are famous for stone sculptures of Budda Buddhist pagodas in relief and murals of Esoteric Buddhism. Then continue to drive from Bingling Temple to Xiah which takes about five hours. Xiahe is well noted for its old Laprung Temple. Xiahe is densely populated by Tibetan people.    

Meals: Breakfast                     Accommodation: In Xiahe


Day 7: Xiahe-Lanzhou

After breakfast, visit Labrang Monastery. It is one of the six great monasteries of the Geluk (Yellow Hat) school of Tibetan Buddhism. The monastery was founded in 1709 by the first Jamyang Zhaypa, Ngawang Tsondru. It is Tibetan Buddhism's most important monastery town outside the Tibetan Autonomous Region.After lunch, visit Sangke Grassland, around and beyond the village of Sangke, 14km southwest of Xiahe, large expanses of open grasslands, where the Tibetans graze their yak herds. In summer these rolling pastures are at their greenest and abound with wildflowers.Then drive 280km back to Lanzhou and stay at the hotel in Lanzhou.

Meals: Breakfast                     Accommodation: In Lanzhou


Day 8: Lanzhou-Zhongwei by train

After breakfast, visit Gansu Provincial Museum. The Gansu Provincial Museum is a local comprehensive museum. The Museum has five exhibition halls, which boasts 75,000 cultural relics ranging from natural specimens to historical, revolutionary and national heritages. Then have a walk along the Yellow River park.After lunch, transferred to Lanzhou Train Station and take train No.K44B ( 16:16 - 21:58 ) for Zhongwei. Arrival at Zhongwei, met by our representative from Zhongwei and transferred to your hotel in Zhongwei.

Meals: Breakfast                     Accommodation: In Zhongwei


Day 9: Zhongwei-Yinchuan

After breakfast, first visit Shapotou. It is situated 20 kilometers west of Zhongwei city, Shapotou is a 2,000-meter long and 100-meter high sand dune on the northern bank of the Yellow River, at the southern rim of the Tengger Desert. It is also a singing sand hill, singing as people slide down the slope.Then drive back to the city center of Zhongwei. After lunch, move on to Gao Temple. The Gao Temple is a temple complex originally built in the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644 AD). Later it was renovated many times. The present temple is a grand jumble of buildings and styles covering an area of about 4000 square meters. After dinner, take train no.(20:41-23:44) for Yinchuan. Arrival in Yinchuan, met by our representative in Yinchuan and transferred to your hotel in Yinchuan.

Meals: Breakfast                     Accommodation: In Zhongwei


Day 10: Yinchuan-Beijing

Today you will have a full day highlight tour of Yinchuan:  Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region Museum - Located in the old district of Yinchuan city, the museum is placed in the Chengtian Temple and the main building of the temple is used as its central hall. It is a comprehensive-level museum that displays the Ningxia historical artifacts, local customs, and art collections and mnay more.  Western Xia Tombs - The Western Xia tombs is located at the foot of the Helan Mountains in the Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region. The tomb area covers 9 imperial mausoleums and 250 tombs of imperial relatives and officials. The Western Xia state existed between 1038 and 1227, when it was finally taken over by the Mongols under Chingis Khan. Ningxia Sand Lake Scenic Resort (Shahu) - The Sand Lake Scenic Resort is a nice site for holiday makers. The resort has a lake, sand dunes, fishing and is a great place to do some bird watching. After dinner, take the evening flight for Beijing. Met by our representative in Beijing and transferred to your hotel in Beijing.

Meals: Breakfast                     Accommodation: In Beijing


Day 11: Beijing-Deparure

After breakfast,you are free leisure before transferred to airport for departure.

Meals: Breakfast     

Price : Use in USD/P.P

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1 Person 1 USD/P.P 1 USD/P.P 1 USD/P.P
2 Persons 0 USD/P.P 1 USD/P.P 1 USD/P.P
3-5 Persons 0 USD/P.P 1USD/P.P 1 USD/P.P
6-9 Persons 0 USD/P.P 1 USD/P.P 1 USD/P.P
≥10 persons 0USD/P.P 1USD/P.P 1USD/P.P

Price Excludes:

Private transfers between airports/railway stations, hotels and sightseeing spots.
Driver and English-speaking guide service on normal sightseeing activities noted in the itinerary.
Two perosns share one twins or double room at hotel with daily breakfast
Entrance fees to attractions or activities listed in the itinerary
Meals as itinerary specifies
China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance
Government & service taxes
China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance

Price Excludes:

  Round way International and domestic airfare, unless otherwise noted.
  Visa fee, passport application or renewal fee.
  Tips for guides, escort, drives, bellman, etc. 
  Personal expenses
  Optional tours, meals, activities and services
  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.

Remarks:

※  Prices are valid from Mar 1, 2018 to Feb 28, 2019, except Chinese public holidays, local fairs or events.
※  VAC reserves the right to adjust the price caused by exchange rate
※  No guide on the flight and Yangtze River cruise. 
※  Recommended hotels are subject to change in actual booking
※  Special requirements should be advised to VAC in advance.
※  VAC reserves the right of final explanation for any change due to the reasons beyond our control

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Step 1:Selection & Sending an Inquiry

Browse the ready-made tour routes on our website and select the route most suitable for you. Please click the “Free Inquiry” button below the price, fill in the form and then submit it to us. If there is no route in our ready-made tours that meets your demands, just click “Tailor My Trip” on the above site navigation part of the tour page, fill in the form with your requirements and then submit it to us.

Step 2:Getting a Quote (报价) within 24 Hours

After receiving your inquiry, our professional travel counselors will go to work for you. He/she will arrange a very reasonable route and quote our best price. You will receive our reply within 24 hours.

Step 3:Free Changes per Your Requests

Upon your receipt of our reply, please carefully study the route and quotation we have prepared for you. After that, should you have any questions or further requirements regarding the route, please feel free to e-mail us. We will be pleased to make any changes according to your requests. No matter how long the tour discussion may take, our aim is to make you completely satisfied with the final plan.

Step 4:Booking & Payment

When our proposal is in accordance with your plans, please show your acceptance of our offer by phone or email and indicate to us your preferred method of payment. We accept payment by Cable transfer, Credit Card, Western Union and PayPal. We will provide you some suggestions and offer detailed instructions about the payment procedure in the email.

Step 5:Confirmation

The tour is officially confirmed at the moment that we receive your payment. We will write an e-mail to confirm this with you. A travel bill will be provided. About ten days prior to your trip starting date, we will send you all necessary contact details for each city, climate information and some further travel advice to help you with your packing. We are all excited about your choice to visit China!

What can you do if you want to have your own tour routes?

A. Click the “Free Inquiry” button on the page.
B. Ask travel counselors to tell you the quote.
C. Present your requirements to the website.
D. Ask for all necessary contact details.

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Why choose us ?

With over 30 years professional experience at China Travel Agency, all memebers of our staff at Visitaroundchina are trying their best to provide the best service for each clients of ours.Here are several reasons why more than 10,000 clients per year put their faith in us, as their China tour provider.The Five Great Reasons to choose us as per below:

1.Travel Specialists

All of our travel advisors are experienced travel professionals who have passion for travel. They continually travel within China to keep abreast of the latest trends and attractions, and thus can provide our customers with the latest information about traveling in China. Evaluations done by our recent clients are highly regarded as we monitor the service level of our providers and staff.

2. Freedom and flexibility

"Discovery your way" is our motto and it is something that we are passionate about. We express this passion by giving our clients the tools to discover China in the way that best suits them. Tailor-made and customized tours - We specialize in tailor-made and customized travel.Small private groups - See China in the luxury in your own private vehicle with your own guide and driver.

3. Quality Service Gurantee

We are proud of the high standards we achieve and the value for money we offer.We take great care to ensure that our tours are the best value for money in the business, and we know that outstanding value means ensuring that all of the ingredients are right, not just the price. Many of the inclusions in our tours are the result of years of careful research to get the right balance of quality and adventure that is best suited to our avellers.Our friendly and approachable staff have extensive regional knowledge and their expertise will help to lift your experience out of the ordinary. For example, our popular Inca Trail programme utilises carefully selected and educated local guides, cooks, and porters with top equipment, to ensure your trek will be of the highest quality with minimal discomfort. Our attention to detail and high level of service ensures our happy customers come back to us year after year.

4.Integrity and Honesty

No hidden cost and forced shopping with us. If you are travelling to distant destinations, you certainly don't want any expensive surprises or extra costs that you weren't told about before you booked your tour. Chinazhangjiajietour is one of few up-front travel companies that tell you what is included and excluded in our brochure and on our website, rather than after you have booked your tour. You will find that many included excursions on our tours are chosen for their quality, not their price. On each trip you may find there are some excursions that are not included. This might be because they are not to everyone's taste or there may be various options of differing value to choose from and we want you to have the choice. There is generally enough time allowed for you to do the options offered, but if you prefer you can always spend some time exploring, sight-seeing or simply relaxing.

5. 7/24 Care & Service

If something happens to our customers,we are always at the end of the phone 24/7 whatever the situation. Our guides and travel advisors are trained to handle emergencies as well as the small but annoying proble With over 30 years professional experience at China Travel Agency, all memebers of our staff at Visitaroundchina are trying their best to provide the best service for each clients of ours.Here are several reasons why more than 10,000 clients per year put their faith in us, as their China tour provider.

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