Zhangye Urumqi and Xian 13 Days Silk Road Tour by Bullet Train

Tour Code: M2C-Silk-02

Duration: 13 Days

Visit: Xian, Lanzhou, Zhangye, Dunhuang, Turpan, Urumqi, Kashgar, Urumqi, Xian

Note: Come and enjoy this 12 Days tour which includes a Silk Road Adventure that will take you to Zhangye, Xian, Dunhuang, Turpan and Urumqi tour. This Silk Road tour would be a really unforgettable experience and a memory that you will always treasure. ...

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Chinese Treasures Trip Overview

Come and enjoy this 12 Days tour which includes a Silk Road Adventure that will take you to Zhangye, Xian, Dunhuang, Turpan and Urumqi tour. This Silk Road tour would be a really unforgettable experience and a memory that you will always treasure. 

  • Private transfers & tour guide
  • Halal Food
  • Charming scenery
  • Cultural Silk Road tour
  • Zhangye Danxia National Geological Park
 
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Number of Travelers
Adults (>12):
Children(2-12):
Babies(0-2):
 

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  • Day

    01

    Arrive in Xian

    Arrive in Xian

    Attraction & Activities:

    Arrive at Xian Xianyang International Airport

    Meals:

    No

    Accommodation: Deluxe ★★★★Grand New World or Ramada Bell Tower Hotel or similar 4Star


    Arrival at Xian airport and you will be picked up and transferred to your hotel to check-in. 

  • Day

    02

    Xian to Lanzhou by Flight to Zhangye by Coach

    Xian to Lanzhou by Flight to Zhangye by Coach

    Attraction & Activities:

    Meals:

    Hotel breakfast & Lunch at Local halal restaurant.

    Accommodation: Deluxe ★★★★Zhangye Jiaheng Hotel or similar local 4 stars hotel


    After having breakfast at the hotel you will be transferred to the airport to take a flight to Lanzhou. Once you arrive in Lanzhou you will take a  5 hour 30 minute coach transfer to Zhangye. You will stay overnight at Zhangye. 
  • Day

    03

    Zhangye to Liuyuan by High-Speed Train to Dunhuang by Coach

    Zhangye to Liuyuan by High-Speed Train to Dunhuang by Coach

    Attraction & Activities:

    Zhangye Danxia National Geological Park

    Meals:

    Hotel breakfast/Lunch at Local halal restaurants.

    Accommodation: Deluxe ★★★★Dunhuang Fuguo Hotel or similar 4 star


    Have breakfast at the hotel then you will be transferred to visit Zhangye Danxia National Geological Park.

    After lunch, you will take the bullet train to Liuyuan South Station.
    (Suggested train: D2711 14:00 - 17:28  3 Hours 28 Minutes).

    Once you arrive at Liuyuan South Station you will be transferred to Dunhuang to check-in at your hotel. 
  • Day

    04

    Dunhuang

    Dunhuang

    Attraction & Activities:

    Echoing Sand Mountain, Mogao Caves, Crescent Moon Lake

    Meals:

    Lunch and dinner Local halal restaurants.

    Accommodation: Deluxe ★★★★Dunhuang Fuguo Hotel or similar 4 star

    After having breakfast at the hotel you will set out to visit Mogao Grottoes and The Singing Sand Hill and Crescent Moon Lake. You have the chance to ride a camel and imagine what it was like to travel the Silk Road. You will stay overnight in Dunhuang. 

  • Day

    05

    Dunhuang – Turpan by High-Speed Train

    Dunhuang – Turpan by High-Speed Train

    Attraction & Activities:

    Meals:

    Hotel breakfast/Lunch and Dinner at Local halal restaurant

    Accommodation: Deluxe ★★★★Turpan Huozhou Hotel or similar 4 star


    In the morning you will be transferred to Liuyuan South Station (1.5 hours).  
    After lunch, take the Bullet Train to Turpan.
    Suggested Train: D2701 14:21-17:56 3 Hours 35 Minutes 
    Once you arrive you will have dinner then check-in at the hotel. 

  • Day

    06

    Turpan

    Turpan

    Attraction & Activities:

    Bezeklik Thousand Buddha Caves,Gaochang Ruins,Jiaohe Ruins,Karez Well System,Flaming Mountains

    Meals:

    Simple breakfast /Lunch and dinner at local halal restaurant

    Accommodation: Deluxe ★★★★Turpan Huozhou Hotel or similar 4 star


    After your hotel breafkast you will begin your tour of Gaochang Ruins, Bezeklik Thousand Buddha Cave, Karez Irrigation System, Jiaohe Anceint City and Flaming Mountain. You will stay overnight in Turpan. 

    Bezeklik Thousand Buddha Caves:  
    Bezeklik Thousand Buddha Caves are 77 artificial caves, 40 of them contain murals of thousands of Buddha.

    Gaochang Ruins: Gaochang was an ancient city with a history of over 1,300 years and it was destroyed in the war. The city saw frequent changes of dynasties in hundreds of years.

    Jiaohe Ruins: The Jiaohe ruins, is 10km west of Turpan and on top of a 30m high cliff. It is surrounded by water.

    Karez Well System: The karez well system is constructed by ancient people of xinjiang, as a underwater irrigation system, 2,000 years ago during the han dynasty the basic shape is already formed, than it is passed on to middle Asia than to the Persian gulf.

    Flaming Mountains: Flaming Mountain is on the National road from Urumqi to Aletai City. It occupies an area of 10 kilometer squares.

  • Day

    07

    Turpan - Heavenly Lake - Urumqi by coach

    Turpan - Heavenly Lake - Urumqi by coach

    Attraction & Activities:

    Red Hill Park,Heavenly Lake,Urumqi International Bazaar

    Meals:

    Hotel Breakfast / Lunch at Local restaurant

    Accommodation: Deluxe ★★★★Urumqi Ilite Hotel or similar 4Star


    After breakfast at the hotel you will be transferred to visit Heavenly Lake  where you will enjoy boating by yourself. After you will travel to Urumqi, upon arrival you will visit International Grand Bazaar and Red Hill Park. Overnight stay in Urumqi

  • Day

    08

    Urumqi-Kashgar by flight

    Urumqi-Kashgar by flight

    Attraction & Activities:

    Idkah Mosque

    Meals:

    Hotel breakfast/ Lunch and dinner at local halal restaurant

    Accommodation: Deluxe ★★★★LUXEMON QINIBAGH HOTEL Kashgar Prefecture VIP Building or similar 4 Star


    After your hotel breakfast you will take a morning flight to Kashgar. Once you arrive you will set out to tour the
    Happy Sunday Bazaar Market, Zhiren Street and Id Kah Mosque. You will stay overnght in Kashgar

    Idkah Mosque: The Idkah Mosque is the largest mosque in China and the religious center of Kashgar.

  • Day

    09

    Kashgar

    Kashgar

    Attraction & Activities:

    Karakul Lake

    Meals:

    Hotel breakfast/ Lunch and dinner at local halal restaurant

    Accommodation: Deluxe ★★★★LUXEMON QINIBAGH HOTEL Kashgar Prefecture VIP Building or similar 4Star


    Hotel breakfast and transfer to visit the beautiful Karakul Lake and spend the full day there.
    In the evening you will drive back to Kashgar and stay overnight there.

    Karakul Lake:
    Karakul Lake is situated at the foot of Mount Muztagata which is 196 kilometers from Kashgar. The lake sits at an altitude of 3,600 meters which is the highest lake of the Pamir Plateau.

  • Day

    10

    Kashgar  - Urumqi by Flight

    Kashgar - Urumqi by Flight

    Attraction & Activities:

    Abakh Hoja Mausoleum

    Meals:

    Hotel breakfast/ Lunch and dinner at local halal restaurant

    Accommodation: Deluxe ★★★★Urumqi Ilite Hotel or similar 4Star


    After the hotel breakfast you will then visit Abakh Hoja Tomb and Hasi Tomb and Kashgar Old City. Later you will take the afternoon flight back to Uumqi. Once you arrive you will be transferred to check-in to your hotel. 

    Abakh Hoja Mausoleum: Abakh Hoja Mausoleum is located in Haohan Village, which is 5km from northeastern Kashgar.

  • Day

    11

    Urumqi - Xian by flight

    Urumqi - Xian by flight

    Attraction & Activities:

    Xian Ancient City Wall, Big Wild Goose Pagoda

    Meals:

    Hotel breakfast / Lunch and dinner at local halal restaurant

    Accommodation: Deluxe ★★★★Grand New World or Ramada Bell Tower Hotel or similar 4 Star


    After breakfast at the hotel you will take a  flight to Xian. Once you arrive in Xian you will be picked up at the airport and transferred to visit Big Goose Pagoda and Xian Ancient City Wall. 

    Big Goose Pagoda: Big Wild Goose Pagoda is one of the most famous tourist attractions in Xian. It is located in the compound of the Daci’en Temple in the southern suburbs of Xian.

    Xian Ancient City Wall: The Ancient City Wall is one of the one of the oldest and best-preserved city walls in China. It is regarded as one of the famous landmarks of Xian.
  • Day

    12

    Xian

    Xian

    Attraction & Activities:

    Terracotta Army,Xian Great Mosque,Xian Muslim Street

    Meals:

    Hotel breakfast/ Lunch and dinner at local halal restaurant

    Accommodation: Deluxe ★★★★Grand New World or Ramada Bell Tower Hotel or similar 4 Star


    After breakfast you will set out to tour the magnificent Terracotta Army, Xian Great Mosque and Muslim Street. 

    Terracotta Army:
    Terracotta Army, also known as Terracotta Warriors and Horses, is one of the most famous tourist attractions in China. Reputed as the World’s Eighth Great Wonder, the Terracotta Army is the most significant excavations of the 20th century. For tourists go for Xian tours, and travelers visiting China for the first time, the Terracotta Army is a top attraction not to be missed out.

    Xian Great Mosque: The Great Mosque, also called the Huajie Lane Mosque, is known as one of the two oldest mosques in Xian. The Great Mosque is situated on the No. 30 Huajue Lane of Xian City. As a famous tourist site in Xian, the Great Mosque has become a must visit for tourists traveling to Xian.

    Xian Muslim Street: The Muslim Street, also known as Huimin Street or Muslim Quarter, is a famous and popular tourist spot to experience the authentic Muslim culture and try various delicious Muslim food and snacks in Xian. The Muslim Street is a Muslim community located in the north of the West Street in the city center of Xian. It is consisted of blocks of Beiyuanmen Street, North Guangji Street, Xiyangshi Street and Dapiyuan Street.

  • Day

    13

    Depart from Xian

    Depart from Xian

    Attraction & Activities:

    Transfer to Xian airport to depart.

    Meals:

    Hotel breakfast

    After your hotel breakfast you will be transferred to the airport for you flight back home.

PRICE INCLUSIONS

**Entrance fees: To scenic spots as listed in the itinerary.
**Meals: Chinese meal as specified in the itinerary(Meal budget: Local Lunch RMB40 per peson per Lunch. **Hotel dinner Chinese food RMB 70-80/person/meal)
**Private Transfers during the tour
**Private English-speaking Guide during the tour
**Hotels: 13Nights Hotel accommodation as mentioned with daily hotel buffet breakfast+1Night on the train from Dunhuang to Turpan and 1night on the train from Lijiang to Kunming
**?Service Charge & Government Taxes:
**Domestic airfare with taxes:Xian to Dunhuang,Urumqi to Kashgar and back, Urumqi to Chengdu an Chengdu to Kunming,Kunming to Dali total 6Ways
**Overnight train soft sleeper from Dunhuang to Turpan and Lijiang to Kunming soft sleeper
**The tour cost includes planning, handling, operational and communication charges.
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PRICE EXCLUSION

**International / Domestic Airfare or Train Tickets to enter or leave China, Airport Tax and Fuel Fee
**China Entry Visa Fees: All travelers to mainland China require a valid China visa. Please ensure that you have a China visa before your departure.?
** Excess Baggage Charges: For Check-in luggage: Adult and children are entitled to a free checked baggage allowance in economy class of 20kg /44 lbs, business class passenger 30kg /64 lbs and first class is 40kg /84 lbs). The size limit for each piece is 40x60x 100cmor 15.7x 23.6x 39.4 inches.

For carry on luggage: each economy class passenger is allowed one piece of 5kg/11 lbs; first-class is allowed 2 separate articles of 5kg/11 lbs each. The size limit for each piece is 20 x 40 x 55cm or 7.8 x 15.7 x 21.6 inches.
**Personal Expenses: Expenses of a purely personal nature such as laundry, drinks, fax, telephone calls, optional activities, sightseeing or meals which are not included in the tour itinerary.
**Meals: Any meals which are not specified in the tour itinerary.
**Gratuities to Guides or Drivers: suggested USD8/person/day
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