10 Days Silk Road Tour

10 days silk road tour0 Destination: Xian-Dunhuang-Turpan-Urumqi-Kashgar
Tour code: BI-TT-08
Duration: 10 Days
Price: From US $2322/RMB 14396

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Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in Xian
Upon arrival in Xian, you are greeted at the airport or train station by our English speaking guide and then transferred to your hotel by private van. The rest of the day is free for you.
Meals: None

Day 2: Xian
Today, the highlights include Terra-cotta Warriors. You will visit the luxury underground palace of Emperor Qinshihuang, the Archaeological Museum of 6,000 life-size Terracotta Warriors and horses. After that we will visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda, built as a Buddhist Monastery during the Tang Dynasty. In the evening we attend a re-enactment of the royal arts performance of a 7th century Tang Dynasty Show, with a special banquet dinner of dumplings included.
Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

Day 3: Xian-Dunhuang
After breakfast, visit Xian’s well preserved Ancient City Walls, built in the early Ming Dynasty (about 600 years ago), you can also have the opportunity to ride a bicycle on the wall. Then transfer to airport to take a flight to Dunhuang (2 hours), arrival and transfer to hotel.
Meals: Breakfast + Lunch

Day 4: Dunhuang-Turpan
After breakfast, visit the Mogao Grottoes, the best preserved example of Buddhist caves art in China. Then in the afternoon visit Mingsha-Hill and the Crescent Moon Lake set in an amphitheater of sand dunes. After dinner, transfer you to train station and take the train T197 (depart at 10:28 pm) to Turpan.
Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

Day 5: Turpan
Upon arrival at Turpan (06:33am), you will be transferred to hotel for breakfast and short rest. Turpan is famous with his “four most” in China (the lowest place, the driest, hottest and the sweetest), the trip including the legendary Flaming Mountains, Grape Valley-all over the grape trellises, Karez Well-an underground irrigation system in Turpan, the ruins of Ancient City of Jiaohe-the best preserved ruins of ancient city firstly built in 2century to 5 century B.C.
Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

Day 6: Turpan-Urumqi
After breakfast, visit Bezeklik Thousand Buddha Caves-culture and art treasure of Huihu (ancient nationality) Buddhism, the Emin Minaret-a typical Uygur architecture and Astana Ancient Tombs-ancient underground museum where the dead of Gaochang were buried. Then take bus to Urumqi (2 hours). Have dinner and check in.
Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

Day 7: Urumqi-Kashgar
Cruise around the Heavenly Lake which is surrounded by alpine meadows and rugged snow-capped mountains densely covered in fir, pine and cypress. After dinner, take a flight to Kashgar (1 hour 40 mins).Then pick up and check in.
Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

Day 8: Kashgar-Karakuli Lake-Kashgar
Full day round trip to visit the Lake Karakuli,190 kilometers from Kashgar and 1500 kilometers from Urumqi in southwest Xinjiang, and about 3600 meters above sea level. Horses, yaks and camels graze on the rich pasturage. You can enjoy the beautiful view on the way. Return to Kashgar for overnight.
Meals: Breakfast + Lunch

Day 9: Kashgar-Urumqi
Morning visits the Id Kah Mosque and the Old Street, in the afternoon visit the famous Sunday Bazaar, which is a social and commercial highlight of the week in Western Xinjiang. In the bazaar you can find different kinds of goods: ironware, silverware, fruit, clothes, local food, livestock, etc. There is a bazaar everyday in Kashgar, but the one on Sunday is the liveliest, as the whole community gets together. At night, take a flight to Urumqi (1 hour 40 mins). Then transfer to hotel check in.
Meals: Breakfast + Lunch

Day 10: Depart Urumqi
Your guide will meet you at the hotel and see you off at Urumqi airport.(Service Ends)
Meals: Breakfast

Summary
Tour Dates Destinations Today’s Activities Meals Included
Day 1 Arrive in Xian Airport to hotel transfer(Xian) \
Day 2 Xian Terra-cotta Warriors,Big Wild Goose Pagoda,Tang Dynasty Show,Banquet Dinner of Dumplings B/L/D
Day 3 Xian-Dunhuang Ancient City Walls(by bicycle), Hotel to airport transfer(Xian),Airport to hotel transfer(Dunhuang) B/L
Day 4 Dunhuang-Turpan Mogao Grottoes,Mingsha-Hill,Crescent Moon,Hotel to train station transfer(Dunhuang) B/L/D
Day 5 Turpan Train station to hotel transfer(Turpan),Flaming Mountains, Grape Valley,Karez Well,Ruins of Ancient City of Jiaohe B/L/D
Day 6 Turpan-Urumqi Bezeklik Thousand Buddha Caves,Emin Minaret,Astana Ancient Tombs,Bus transfer to Urumqi B/L/D
Day 7 Urumqi-Kashgar Cruise around the Heavenly Lake,Hotel to airport transfer(Urumqi),Airport to hotel transfer(Kashgar) B/L/D
Day 8 Kashgar-Karakuli Lake-Kashgar Lake Karakuli B/L
Day 9 Kashgar-Urumqi Id Kah Mosque,Old Street,Sunday Bazaar, Hotel to airport transfer(Kashgar),Airport to hotel transfer(Urumqi) B/L
Day 10 Depart Urumqi Hotel to airport transfer(Urumqi) B
Quotation
Quotation (The rate is showed in US dollars for one person)
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* Validity of the rate: 1st Feb 2012—1st Feb 2013.
* The rate may rise while in high season and special events/holidays,depending on your departure date.
* The rate for some special holidays/events, such as the National Holiday(1st-7th Oct), Chinese Spring Festival and Shanghai F1,would be much higher than usual days.
* Please contact us for a special discount if there’s more than 10 persons in your group.
Featured Hotels
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(We will arrange hotels of the same class if there are no rooms available during your travelling periods)
Price Inclusions:
1/ Entrance Fees to scenic spots as listed in the itinerary
2/ All meals as specified in the itinerary
3/ Professional English-speaking Guide in each city as outlined in the itinerary
4/ Private Transfers with driver between airports, hotels and scenic spots while sightseeing in Xian,Dunhuang,Turpan,Urumqi,Kashgar by private air conditioned vehicle
5/ Luggage Transfers between airports and hotels
6/ Hotel fees are based on two people sharing one room with twin beds. All hotels as listed in the itinerary serve daily western or Chinese breakfast.
7/ Transportation with airport tax and fuel fee for flights if applicable
Xian To Dunhuang Transfer via: Flight, TBA (Our arrangements)
Dunhuang To Turpan Transfer via: Overnight Soft-berth Train, TBA (Our arrangements)
Urumqi To Kashgar Transfer via: Flight, TBA (Our arrangements)
Kashgar To Urumqi Transfer via: Flight, TBA (Our arrangements)
8/ Service Charge & Government Taxes
9/ The insurance is China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance

Price Exclusions:
1/ International Airfare or Train Tickets to enter or leave China.
2/ China Entry Visa Fees
3/ Tips to Guide and Driver
4/ Excess Baggage Charges
5/ Personal Expenses

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