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[ GW-SR-003 ] Beijing-Lanzhou-Xiahe-jiayuguan-Dunhuang-Turpan-Kashgar-Urmuqi-Shanghai (17 Day)
Imagine long caravan lines stretching across vast sand dunes and weary travelers relaxing in the shade of a desert oasis. The Silk Road
evokes these types of exotic images. We will be traveling through history, unraveling and deciphering the intricate mix and exchange of cultures
over long periods of time.
Day 1:Arrive Beijing
Arrive Beijing in the afternoon by plane from your country, picked up at the airport and sent to the hotel for a rest.(D)
Day 2: Beijing
Visit the Tian'anmen Square, Summer Place, Forbidden city and the Temple of Heaven.(B-L-D)
Day 3: Beijing
Full day excursion to the Great Wall, Chang Tomb and the Sacred Road. (B-L-D)
Day 4: Beijing-Lanzhou
Day5: Lanzhou-Xiahe
Drive to Xiahe. Enjoy the beautiful landscape of the vast Sangke grassland Stay in Xiahe.(B-L-D)
Day 6: Xiahe-
Lanzhou
-Jiayuguan
Visit the Labrang Monastery. then drive back to Lanzhou. Take an overnight train to Jiayuguan with soft sleeper
( the first class in China ) . (B-L-D)
Day 7: Jiayuguan
Arrive in Jiayuguan.Visit Jiayuguan Pass, the western end of the Great Wall. Stay overnight in Jiayuguan. (B-L-D)
Day 8: Jiayuguan
-Dunhuang
Drive to Dunhuang. Enjoy the Crescent Moon Lake surrounded by Mingsha Sand Hill. At the foot of the hill you
may want to take an optional tour of slow camel ride.
(B-L-D)
Day 9: Dunhuang-
Turpan
Visit one of most famous archaealogical discovery at the beginning of the 20th century--the Mogao Grottoes.
Take a evening train to Turpan. Soft Sleeper (first class in China)
(B-L-D)
Day 10: Turpan
Explore Turpan, renowned in China for its grapes and Hami melons. Visit the Imin Mosque, the Astana Tombs,
the ancient city sites of Gao chang and Jiao he. Visit the grape vineyards in the afternoon, where you can enjoy
numerous kinds of grapes.
(B-L-D)
Day 11: Turpan
-Urumqi
Visit the Karez Irrigation System the Thousand Buddha Caves and Flame Mountain. Take a train to Urumqi and
stay there.
(B-L-D)
Day 12: Urumqi
Full day excursion of the Heavenly Lake. After dinner, take a short flight to Kashgar, one of the westernmost
points of China. Stay in Kashgar.
(B-L-D)
Day 13: Urumqi-
Kashgar
Visit the Abakh Hoja Tomb and the great Id Kah Mosque fronted by the busy square. Then roam through Kashar's
colorful Bazaar
.
(B-D)
Day 14: Kashgar-
Urumqi
A free day to explore the exotic Kashgar. You can book some optional tours from the local guide if the weather
and road conditions permitted. Fly back to Urumqi by air in the evening.
(B-L-D)
Day 15: Urmuqi-
Shanghai
Fly to Shanghai by flight .Visit the Yuyuan Garden, the free market outside. Stroll along the waterfront "The Bund"
(B-D)
Day 16: Shanghai
Day 17: Depart
Shanghai
Depart Shanghai . Your fascinating journey comes to an end as you board your international flight home.(B)
B:Breakfast  L:Lunch  D:Dinner
 
 
Standard A ( for 4-star hotel )
Beijing: Guangxi Hotel Beijing
Xi'an: Hotel Royal Garden Xi’an
Kashgar: Seman Hotel
Dunhuang: Dunhuang Sun Hotel
Turpan: Turpan Hotel
Urumqi: Xijiang Grand Hotel
Shanghai: Shanghai Hotel
Lanzhou: Lanzhou Legend Hotel
Hotel Standard A( for 4-star hotel ) Price: RMB --/ per person in 1/2 double room
 
≥10 person
Single Supplement
6-9 person
Single Supplement
2-5 person
Single Supplement
High Season
¥ 17015
¥ 3872
¥ 21206
¥ 4538
¥ 24792
¥ 4538
Shoulder Season
¥ 16597
¥ 3454
¥ 20854
¥ 4186
¥ 24440
¥ 4186
Low Season
¥ 15997
¥ 2855
¥ 20320
¥ 3652
¥ 23906
¥ 3652
 
Standard A ( for 3-star hotel )
Beijing: Pinganfu Hotel Beijing
Xi'an: Bell and Drum Hotel Xi’an
Kashgar: Seman Hotel
Dunhuang: Dunhuang Sun Hotel
Turpan: Turpan Hotel
Urumqi: Xijiang Grand Hotel
Shanghai: Pacific Luck Hotel
Lanzhou: Lanzhou Hotel
Hotel Standard A( for 3-star hotel ) Price: RMB --/ per person in 1/2 double room
 
≥10 person
Single Supplement
6-9 person
Single Supplement
2-5 person
Single Supplement
High Season
¥ 16404
¥ 3262
¥ 20579
¥ 3911
¥ 24165
¥ 3911
Shoulder Season
¥ 16239
¥ 3097
¥ 20414
¥ 3746
¥ 24000
¥ 3746
Low Season
¥ 15843
¥ 2701
¥ 19996
¥ 3328
¥ 23582
¥ 3328
 

High Season: Apr., May, Sep., Oct., 1st Nov.-15th Nov
Shoulder Season: Mar., July, June, Aug., 16th Nov.-30th Nov
Low Season: Dec., Jan., Feb

 
 
 
 


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