Silk Road Adventure 12 Days Halal Experience Tour

Tour Code: BJ-ME-SILK-02

Duration: 12 Days

Visit: Beijing,Urumqi,Turpan,Kashgar,Xian

Note: From beautiful natural scenery to historical and cultural relics, from mysterious legends to exotic ethnic customs and culture, cities along the Silk Road like Xian, Urumqi, Kashgar and Turpan will delight you. Also you will not miss out the essence ...

Starting From: $ 2479 P/P

Beijing &Tianjin 6 Days Muslim Tour

Chinese Treasures Trip Overview

From beautiful natural scenery to historical and cultural relics, from mysterious legends to exotic ethnic customs and culture, cities along the Silk Road like Xian, Urumqi, Kashgar and Turpan will delight you. Also you will not miss out the essence of Beijing with this tour. 
  • Muslim Special Offer
  • Private transfers and tour guide
  • Halal meals
  • central hotel located
  • Fantastic sightseeing
 
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  • Day

    01

    Arrival in Beijing

    Arrival in Beijing

    Attraction & Activities:

    Airport to hotel transfer(Beijing)

    Meals:

    Halal Dinner

    Accommodation: Luxury ★★★★★Crowne Plaza Wangfujing Beijing Deluxe ★★★★Park Plaza Hotel Beijing Tourist ★★★City Inn Happy Village Hotel

    Our guide will meet you at the airport and transfer you to the hotel for check in. Enjoy the remainder of the day and have a good rest.
  • Day

    02

    Beijing

    Beijing

    Attraction & Activities:

    Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City,Hutong tour by a rickshaw,Yandaixiejie,Muslim Supermarket,Tongrentang

    Meals:

    Hotel Buffet Breakfast, Halal Lunch, Halal Dinner

    Accommodation: Luxury ★★★★★Crowne Plaza Wangfujing Beijing Deluxe ★★★★Park Plaza Hotel Beijing Tourist ★★★City Inn Happy Village Hotel

    Today your Beijing exploration will begin with the famous landmark Tiananmen Square. As the largest public square in the world, Tiananmen Square can hold over one million people. It is is often considered as a national symbol in China.

    Next we will proceed to the Forbidden City. It is the best-preserved imperial palace in China and the largest ancient palatial structure in the world. With the magnificence of royal architectures and imperial treasures, Forbidden City is a must-visit attraction in Beijing.

    After lunch, we will go to Niujie Mosque to do prayers. As the largest and oldest mosque in Beijing, Niujie Mosque is a must-visit mosque for Muslims. Its grand size of architectures with a mixture of Islamic and traditional Chinese culture has makes it outstanding among mosques in Beijing. Then we will visit Muslim Supermarket, the largest Muslim supermarket in Beijing selling various kinds of Muslim food and Muslim featured products. 

    Next scheduled activity is a rickshaw ride at Hutongs. Hutongs are alleys formed by lines of Siheyuan, traditional courtyard residences. As an important cultural element of old Beijing, Hutongs are great choices for people to get to know Beijing local history and culture.

    After that we will go to Yandaixiejie to get a deeper understanding of ancient Beijing culture. Yandaixiejie is a famous ancient street in Beijing. There are numerous stores and shops lining on both sides of the street selling various kinds of antiques and souvenirs.

    At last, we will have a stop at Tongrentang, which is a famous pharmacy’s store that selling various kinds of traditional Chinese medicines.

    After dinner, our guide will take you back to the hotel for a good rest.

  • Day

    03

    Beijing

    Beijing

    Attraction & Activities:

    Great Wall of Juyongguan Section,Madian Mosque,Summer Palace,Beijing Olympic Greens,Wangfujing Walking Street

    Meals:

    Hotel Buffet Breakfast, Halal Lunch, Halal Dinner

    Accommodation: Luxury ★★★★★Crowne Plaza Wangfujing Beijing Deluxe ★★★★Park Plaza Hotel Beijing Tourist ★★★City Inn Happy Village Hotel

    The first destination for today's trip will be Juyongguan Great Wall. As one of the three greatest mountain passes of the Great Wall in China, Juyongguan Great Wall is a popular destination for people to explore the spectaculars of the Great Wall. Surrounded by mountains, Juyongguan Great Wall is featured by its surrounding beautiful views of verdant trees and blossoming flowers.

    After lunch we will go to do prayers at Madian Mosque. It is one of the famous mosques in Beijing, featured with typical Chinese traditional courtyard styled architecture and quiet environment.

    Afterwards, we will move to visit Summer Palace. It is the largest and the most well-preserved royal park in China. Having a vast ensemble of lakes, gardens and palaces, Summer Palace attracts tourists for its natural beauty and historical sites.

    Next we will have a stop at Beijing Olympic Green. There you will appreciate several unique and stunning architectures including Bird’s Nest, Water Cube, Ling Long Pagoda and so on.

    The last stop for today will be Wangfujing Walking Street, where you can have a feast for numerous shops and various kinds of delicious local Beijing snacks and specialties.

    At last, our guide will bring you back to the hotel for a good rest.

  • Day

    04

    Beijing - Urumqi

    Beijing - Urumqi

    Attraction & Activities:

    Hotel to airport transfer(Beijing), Airport to hotel transfer(Urumqi),

    Meals:

    Hotel Buffet Breakfast, Halal Dinner

    Accommodation: Luxury ★★★★★Miramar Urumqi Hotel Deluxe ★★★★Tuha Petroleum Urumqi Hotel Tourist ★★★Eastern Dragon Hotel

    After breakfast, our guide will transfer you to the airport and you will take flight to Urumqi. When you arrived in Urumqi, our local guide will meet you at the airport and transfer you to the hotel for check in. Feel free for leisure for the rest of the day.
  • Day

    05

    Urumqi

    Urumqi

    Attraction & Activities:

    Heavenly Lake,Tartar mosque

    Meals:

    Hotel breakfast, Halal lunch, Halal dinner

    Accommodation: Luxury ★★★★★Miramar Urumqi Hotel Deluxe ★★★★Tuha Petroleum Urumqi Hotel Tourist ★★★Eastern Dragon Hotel

    This morning, our guide will transfer you to appreciate the enchanting Heavenly Lake at first. Heavenly Lake is a famous scenic spot in Xinjiang. It is located at the mountainside of the Bogda Peak which is the highest peak in the east range of Tianshan Mountain. The Heavenly Lake, also called "Pearl of Tianshan Mountain" for its enchanting scenery by local people, is about 3400 meters long, 1500 meters wide and 105 meters deep. The Heavenly Lake boasts its fairy natural scenes, including the crystal water, pleasant climate, silvery mountains, and colorful wild flowers. At the same time, the relic of the Quaternary Period Glacier, rare birds and animals, glaciers, special landscapes and rich resources in Heavenly Lake area are great for science exploration.

    After that we will move to visit Tartar Mosque. Urumqi Tartar Mosque is one of the main mosques in Xinjiang. It is located in the southern end of Jiefang Road. Covering an area of 3,000 square meters, the Tartar Mosque is able to hold one thousand people doing prayers with its four prayer halls. The constructions of Tartar Mosque is characterized with typical Asiatic style with spacious corridors in the opposite and both sides of the main hall, and an exquisite minaret built on the top center of the building. Now the Tartar Mosque is a main religious activity center for local Muslims of Uighur, Kazakhstan, Tartar, Uzbek and other ethnic groups.

    After dinner, our guide will take you back to the hotel.

  • Day

    06

    Urumqi - Turpan

    Urumqi - Turpan

    Attraction & Activities:

    Karez well system,Sugong Pagoda,Gaochang Ruins

    Meals:

    Hotel breakfast, Halal lunch, Halal dinner

    Accommodation: Luxury ★★★★★Huozhou Hotel Deluxe ★★★★Huozhou Hotel Tourist ★★★Turpan Hotel

    After breakfast, our guide will pick you up and drive to Turpan. The first destination to visit in Turpan will be Karez Well System. The karez well system was constructed by ancient people about 2,000 years ago. It is made up of wells, dams, underground canals and reservoirs in order to store water and control water flow. This great well system was constructed according to the local hot and dry climate, and has made great contribution to the prosperity of Turpan. Reputed as “the underground Great Wall”, the karez well system is a result of local people’s intelligence and wisdom.

    The next destination will be Suleiman Minaret. The Suleiman Minaret is also known as Sugong Tower. It is located 2 kilometers east of Turpan. The tower was built in 1778 and now has a long history. Sugong Tower is the largest ancient tower in Xinjiang. The tower was constructed with steel-grey bricks into the unique Islamic style, also its construction has blended the excellent traditional architectural art of Uighur. Now the Sugong Tower is a popular tourist attraction for tourists, especially for Muslim tourists because of its noted architecture of Islamic art and being the only Islamic architectural tower in China.

    Gaochang Ruins will be the last destination to visit for today. The Gaochang Ruins is located at the foot of Flaming Mountain, about 45 kilometers away from Turpan. Gaochang city was first built about 2,000 years ago and was served as an important commercial and cultural center on the northern edge of the Silk Road. Undergone from prosperity to war destruction and acid weather conditions, the current Gaochang Ruins we see still stands among the Gobi desert like a shining spectacular stone. The Gaochang Ruins is consisted of an outer city and inner city with several gates, walls and ruins of temples. As a witness of the greatness and glory of Turpand and Silk Road, now Gaochang Ruins is a popular site in Turpan to learn more about the history and culture for this area and to admire the stark beauty of the ruined ancient city.

    After dinner, our guide will transfer you back to the hotel.

  • Day

    07

    Turpan - Urumqi - Kashgar

    Turpan - Urumqi - Kashgar

    Attraction & Activities:

    Jiaohe ruins, Hotel to airport transfer(Urumqi), Airport to hotel transfer(Kashgar)

    Meals:

    Hotel breakfast, Halal lunch, Halal dinner

    Accommodation: Luxury ★★★★★Wenzhou International Hotel Deluxe ★★★★Wenzhou International Hotel Luxury ★★★★★Xinlong Hotel

    This morning we will go to visit Jiaohe ruins. The Jiaohe Ruins are located 10 kilometers west of Turpan atop of a 30 meters steep cliff. The shape of the ruins is like a willow leaf and is surrounded by water. It used to be the capital of the Cheshibu Kingdom, which was dated back to 2000-2300 years ago. The Jiaohe Ruins is the oldest, biggest and the most well-preserved mud building city in the world. With its unique and interesting constructions, and historical and cultural values, this earthen castle Jiaohe Ruins attracts numerous tourists there.

    After lunch, our guide will drive you back to Urumqi and transfer you to the airport. You will take flight to Kashgar. Our Kashgar local guide will meet you at the airport and transfer you to the hotel.

  • Day

    08

    Kashgar

    Kashgar

    Attraction & Activities:

    Idkah Mosque,Abakh Hoja Mausoleum

    Meals:

    Hotel breakfast, Halal lunch, Halal dinner

    Today, your exploration at Kashgar will begin with a visit to the famous Id Kah Mosque. Id Kah Mosque is located on the central square of Kashgar city. It is one of the biggest mosques in China. The mosque is a group of old Islamic constructions with strong ethnic style and religious features. The whole complex consists of the courtyard, the Hall of Prayer, and the gate tower and some other attached structures. The Id Kah is a large center for religious activities for Xinjiang Muslims.

    Next we will proceed to visit Afaq Khoja Mausoleum. Afaq Khoja Mausoleum is located in Haohan Village which is about 5 kilometers northeast from the center of Kashgar City. The mausoleum was first built in 1640. It is the tombs for seven decades family members from the Afaq family. While this mausoleum is also known as Xiangfei’s tomb, aka the “Fragrant Concubine”, as Xiangfei’s remains was buried here. She was the granddaughter of Afaq Khoja and was forced into a marriage with the Qing Dynasty Emperor Qianong. The Afaq Khoja Mausoleum is constructed to stand peacefully in the midst of poplars and pines. This mausoleum is outstandingly featured with delicate and exquisite Islamic style. Consisted of the Tomb’s Hall, the Doctrine Teaching Hall, the Grand Mosque and the Gate Tower, this elegant and magnificent complex attracts tourists here for the appreciation of its buildings. The Grand Mosque here is a popular place for Muslims doing prayers and other activities on important days.

    Afterwards, our guide will transfer you back to the hotel.

  • Day

    09

    Kashgar-Urumqi

    Kashgar-Urumqi

    Attraction & Activities:

    Xinjiang Regional Museum,Tartar mosque,Urumqi International Bazaar

    Meals:

    Hotel breakfast, Halal Lunch, Halal dinner

    Accommodation: Luxury ★★★★★Miramar Urumqi Hotel Deluxe ★★★★Tuha Petroleum Urumqi Hotel Tourist ★★★Eastern Dragon Hotel

    After breakfast, our guide will pick you up and flight to Urumqi. After arrived in Urumqi, our guide will take you to visit Xinjiang Regional Museum. The Xinjiang Regional Museum is a large comprehensive museum. With more than 50,000 collections of historic relics, this historic museum gives a perception of the brilliant history and glorious culture of Xinjiang and the ancient Silk Road. Also there are exhibitions that are related to the unique customs and culture of ethnic groups in Xinjiang.

    After lunch, we will go to do prayers at Tartar Mosque. (Please pay attention, Not alow women praying here ) Then we will have a free tour at Urumqi International Bazaar. The Urumqi International Bazaar is the largest bazaar in the world. This is a comprehensive bazaar combines sightseeing, trade and business, catering, entertainment, national art exhibitions and architectures. The construction of the bazaar is outstandingly featured with strong Islamic characteristics. They are constructed to reproduce the prosperity of Silk Road and also display the ethnic culture of West China. The Urumqi International Bazaar is an excellent place to have a great time for shopping and entertainment.

    After dinner, our guide will bring you to the hotel for check in.

  • Day

    10

    Urumqi-Xian

    Urumqi-Xian

    Attraction & Activities:

    Hotel to airport transfer(Urumqi), Daxuexixiang Mosque,Shaanxi History Museum

    Meals:

    Hotel breakfast, Halal Lunch, Halal dinner

    Accommodation: Luxury ★★★★★Shangri-La Golden Flower Hotel Deluxe ★★★★Ramada Bell Tower Hotel Xian Tourist ★★★New Henderson Hotel

    After breakfast, our guide will bring you to the airport and you will take flight to Xian. When you arrived in Xian, our Xian guide will pick you up at the airport and take you directly to visit Daxuexixiang Mosque. It is located on the west of Daxuexi Lane, facing the Great Mosque. With a construction area of 2,700 square meters, Daxuexixiang Mosque is the second largest mosque in Xi'an after the Xi'an Great Mosque. Daxuexixiang Mosque was constructed in the year of 705 during Tang Dynasty, being one of the oldest mosques in Xi'an. The mosque was enlisted as a cultural site under the protection of the Shaanxi Province in 1956. Now it has been one of the major attractions in Xi'an.

    Shaanxi History Museum will be arranged as the next stop. It is one of the first huge state museums with modern facilities in China. Housing a large collection of historic and cultural relics, including murals, paintings, pottery, coins, as well as bronze, gold, and silver objects, Shaanxi History Museum will give you a better idea about ancient Chinese history and culture.

    Afterwards, our guide will transfer you to the hotel for check in.

  • Day

    11

    Xian

    Xian

    Attraction & Activities:

    Terracotta Warriors and Horses,Great Mosque,Muslim Street

    Meals:

    Hotel breakfast, Halal lunch, Halal dinner

    Accommodation: Luxury ★★★★★Shangri-La Golden Flower Hotel Deluxe ★★★★Ramada Bell Tower Hotel Xian Tourist ★★★New Henderson Hotel

    After breakfast, our guide will bring you to visit world-famous Terracotta Warriors and Horses. Known as “the Eighth Wonder of the World” and the most significant archeological excavations of the 20th century, the Terracotta Warrior and Horses provide a large number of collections of life-size terracotta soldiers and horses, ancient weapons and chariots made 2,000 years ago for admiration.

    Then we will move to visit Great Mosque. It is one of the oldest and largest mosques in Xian. Famed for its long history and unique architecture which is a combination of Islamic and traditional Chinese style, Great Mosque is a popular attraction for tourists coming to Xian.

    After that we will go to Muslim Street, a renowned Muslim community in Xian. At Muslim Street, you will not only taste numerous delicious local Xian snacks and Muslim food, also you will experience the strong Muslim atmosphere and their lives there.

    After dinner, our guide will bring you back to the hotel and you can have a good rest.
  • Day

    12

    Departure from Xian

    Departure from Xian

    Attraction & Activities:

    Hotel to airport transfer(Xian)

    Meals:

    Hotel breakfast

    After breakfast, you will have free time for leisure. Our guide will escort you to the airport for your departure flight on time. Wish you a pleasant trip back home!
Price Per Person in US Dollars
Group Size Luxury Class Tour Deluxe Class Tour Tourist Class Tour Single Room Supplement
Sept. 26, 2014 - Dec. 31, 2015 Low Season
2-5 Persons$ 3112$ 2736$ 2479$ 661 / $ 533 / $ 496
Remarks

* This is a private tour, only you and your family or friends will be in this tour. Please feel free to contact our tour advisors if you need any changes of itinerary, hotel or anything else, we would adjust the tour for you.
* Prices may vary according to your travel time and are higher in the high season, e.g. Labor’s Day (Apr 29-May 5, 2014), China National Day Holiday (Sep 29-Oct 8, 2014), and Chinese Spring Festival (Jan 28-Feb 7, 2014).

* If only one person is traveling then the single room supplement is not required. If, for example, three people book a hotel, with two in one room and one in another room, the single room supplement must be paid. 
* You will enjoy more discount if there are more people join the tour.

PRICE INCLUSIONS

  • Entrance Fees: To scenic spots as listed in the itinerary.
  • Meals: All meals as specified in the itinerary. (Halal lunch and dinner as mentioned in the tour plan)
  • Private Transfers: Transfers between airports, hotels and scenic spots while sightseeing, by private air conditioned vehicle with a driver and English-speaking guide.
  • Airfare: Domestic airfare with taxes (Beijing-Urumqi; Urumqi-Kashgar-Urumqi; Urumqi-Xian)
  • Guide: English speaking tour guide
  • Hotel accommodation based on twin share

PRICE EXCLUSION

  • International Airfare or Train Tickets to enter or leave China
  • China Entry Visa Fees
  • Excess Baggage Charges Passengers holding an adult fare or half fare ticket are entitled to a free baggage allowance of 20kg, for economy class. Total weight of carryon baggage for each passenger may not exceed 5kg. The size may not exceed 20x40x 55cm.
  • 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.
  • Single Room Supplement
  • Tips to guide and driver