16 Days Silk road tourTour Code:SRT-1601
End in: Shanghai
Main Attraction Pictures
Day 1 Arrival in Beijing
Our guide will pick you up at Beijing airport and transfer to the hotel. The rest of the day is on your own to explore the city.
Day 2 Beijing sightseeing
Visit the Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City and the Temple of Heaven. The Beijing Duck Dinner is served at a famous restaurant followed by a lively Peking Opera performance at the Liyuan Theatre.
Day 3 Beijing sightseeing
Visit the Badaling Great Wall. To avoid having lunch at shopping site restaurants, you will be driven to have Sichuan food at a local popular restaurant. Visit the Sacred Way and the Ming Tomb in the afternoon. The a la carte dinner is served at a famous Cantonese cuisine restaurant in the Wangfujing area.
Day 4 Beijing - Urumqi
Visit the Summer Palace. Take a flight to Urumqi and transfer to the hotel.
Day 5 Urumqi - Turpan
Drive to Turpan and transfer to the hotel. Visit the Jiaohe Ruins, the Karez Well and the Sugong Pagoda.
Day 6 Turpan - Dunhuang
Visit the Gaochang Ruins, the Baizikeli Thousand Buddha Cave and the Flaming Hill. Take an overnight soft sleeper train to Dunhuang.
Day 7 Dunhuang sightseeing
Pick you up at the railway station and transfer you to the hotel. You will experience a short camel-riding along the Echoing-Sand Dune to reach the Crescent Lake.
Day 8 Dunhuang - Lanzhou
Visit the Mogao Grottoes. Take a flight to Lanzhou and transfer to the hotel. Visit the Waterwheel Garden.
Day 9 Lanzhou sightseeing
Visit the Binglingsi Grottoes.
Day 10 Lanzhou - Xiahe
Transfer to Xiahe and check in at the hotel. Visit the Sangke Grassland and have a visit to a Tibetan family.
Day 11 Xiahe - Lanzhou
Visit the Labrang Monastery and have a watch of the morning devotion there. Drive back to Lanzhou and stay at the hotel.
Day 12 Lanzhou - Xian
Take a flight to Xian and transfer to the hotel. After enjoying the lunch at a local famous restaurant, visit the Great Mosque and a local family. A sumptuous buffet dinner will be served for you at the hotel this evening.
Day 13 Xian sightseeing
Visit the Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum. To avoid having the poor food at the site, you will take highway back to downtown to have lunch at a well-known Cantonese cuisine restaurant. In the afternoon, visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda and the City Wall. This evening you will be entertained with the marvelous Tang Dynasty Dinner Show in Tang Dynasty Palace. (Add: No.75, Chang'an Road, Xian).
Day 14 Xian - Shanghai
Visit the Provincial History Museum. Take a flight to Shanghai and transfer to the hotel.
Day 15 Shanghai sightseeing
Visit the Shanghai Museum and the Yuyuan Garden. After lunch, take a cruise tour on the Huangpu River. The farewell dinner is served at Central Hotel, whose restaurant Wang Bao He has a history of around 260 years and is the best place to serve Shanghai Cuisine. The memorable dinner will be followed by the Portman Acrobatic Show at the Shanghai Centre Theatre.
Day 16 Shanghai Departure
Private Tour Prices (Based on per person and shown in US dollars)
Service included1.Entrance fees to all tourist sites;
2.Hotels with daily western breakfasts;Daily lunches and/or dinners at China's finest restaurants or hotels;Two bottles of mineral water per day;
3. Excellent individual guide & driver;
4.Private air-conditioned car or van;
5.Hotels (twin share basis) as listed in the itinerary;
6.Internal flights & taxes and train tickets;
7.Round transfers between airports or rail stations and hotels;
8.Hotel pick up & drop off service;
Service excluded1. Fees of Cable car or other personal expenses
2. Visa fees
3. Any meals that are not specified or not list in the Itinerary
4. Entry or exit China international airfare or train tickets
5. Excess baggage charges or other personal expenses