Silk Road- Xi'an, Tianshui, Wuwei, Zhangye, Jiayuguan, Turpan, Wurumqi

Silk Road- Xi'an, Tianshui, Wuwei, Zhangye, Jiayuguan, Turpan, Wurumqi

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We are a team of adventurers that will help you discover the best places in the world. We'll guide you throughout the adventures so you can live unique and life changing experiences.

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Itinerary

Day 1: Xi'an

Stop At: Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang), Zhongxin District, Xi'an 710001 China
The fresh day should be opened from a bowl of mutton steamed bun. Then we will have a Xi’an city tour today, visit Xi’an city wall and small goose pagoda in the morning, visit big goose pagoda and Da Tang Fu Rong Yuan in the afternoon. After dinner, we are going to see the biggest music fountain in Asia. Free time in the evening to shopping in the Da Tang Bu Ye Cheng or have massage.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight in Xi'an City Hotel

Day 2: Xi'an-Baoji

Stop At: Emperor Qinshihuang's Mausoleum Site Museum, Lintong District, Xi'an, Shaanxi, China, 710612
Today we are going to visit the eighth wonder of the world - Terracotta Army. It is a large burial pit in the cemetery of the first emperor of Qin. It is based on Terracotta Army which are divided into generals, warriors, terracotta warriors and so on. Every pottery figurines is different in their five senses. Although the bronze weapons in the terracotta pits have gone through more than 2000 years, they are still sharp, reflecting the superb metallurgical technology of that time.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Tomb of Emperor Jingdi (Hanyangling), Zhanjiawan Village, Xi'an China
After lunch, we are going to Han Yang Mausoleum which is the burial cemetery of Liu Qi, the emperor of Han Dynasty and his queen, Wang's tomb.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight in Baoji City Hotel

Day 3: Baoji-Tianshui

Stop At: Maijishan Grottoes, Maiji District, Tianshui, China
We start from Baoji in the morning, going to visit one of four biggest grottos in China—Maijishan Grottos.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Tianshui Hotel

Day 4: Tianshui-Baiyin

Stop At: Tianshui Shuiliandong Grottoes, Zhongloushan Canyon, Wushan County 741300 China
We are going to visit Shuiliandong scenic spot and its temples and grottos. Shuiliandong Grottos is one of the important grotto temples on the ancient Silk Road, the building of the grottos start from 5th century and last for more than 700 years until Yuan dynasty.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Baiyin Hotel

Day 5: Baiyin-Yellow River Stone Forest-Wuwei

Stop At: Yellow River Hoodoo National Geopark, Jingtai County, Baiyin, Gansu, China
We will take a bus ride in the morning directly to Jingtai county, visit Yellow River stone forest national geographic park.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Wuwei Hotel

Day 6: Wuwei-Zhangye

Stop At: Zhangye Danxia Geopark, 30km South of the County, Linze County 734200 China
After a morning drive from Wuwei to Zhangye, we will spend rest of day to visit Zhangye danxia landscape. Here, if expressed in a word- that is shocked. It is praised as God's palette with its interlaced lines, colorful tones and magnificent paintings.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Zhangye City Hotel

Day 7: Zhangye-Jiayuguan

Stop At: Jiayuguan Fortress, Within Yuquan Town, Yuquan Town, Jiayuguan 735100 China
Today we are going to visit Jiayuguan Pass, Hanging great wall, the first tower of the great wall in the morning.And then we will drive to Wei and Jin tomb murals.Thousand years ago, Zhang Qian, with his camel caravan full of silk, will travel slowly westward along the main road of the Silk Road. Jiayuguan is also the Western starting point of the Great Wall in the Ming Dynasty.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Jiayuguan Hotel

Day 8: Jiayuguan-Dunhuang

Stop At: Mingsha Shan - Echoing-Sand Mountain, Three miles from Dunhuang, Dunhuang 831900 China
Today we will drive to Dunhuang- the town of the ancient Silk Road. First come to the Ming Sha mountain, where the sand hills coexisted with the springs, and were named for the sound of sand. Here we can climb Mt. Mingsha, overlook the Crescent Spring, enjoy the desolate vastness of the northwest desert on the top of the mountain, ride camels in the afternoon, and enjoy the intoxicating sunset of Mt. Mingsha Crescent Spring.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Dunhuang Hotel

Day 9: Dunhuang-Turpan

Stop At: DunHuang MoGaoKu YiShuGuan, 250m Southwest of Mogao Grottoes Scenic, Dunhuang China
In the morning, we are going to visit Yadan demon city, and then visit Yumen pass, Hecang ancient city ruin and Han Dynasty great wall ruin in the Gobi desert. We will back to Dunhuang in the afternoon and then take 1.5hours bus to Liuyuan train station take the bullet train to Turpan.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Turpan Hotel

Day 10: Turpan

Stop At: Turpan Kariz underground water system, About 30 minutes from Turpan, Turpan China
In the morning, visit grape valley, Kaner Wells, flaming Mountain, Sugong Tower, grape valley. Stay overnight in Turpan city. Visit Turpan night market and try local BBQ in the evening.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Turpan Hotel

Day 11: Jiaohe Ancient City-Wurumqi

Stop At: Ancient City of Jiaohe (Yarkhoto), Jianggelemaisi Village, Ya'er Country, Turpan 838000 China
Visit Jiaohe ancient city ruin and then deaparture from Turpan to Wrumqi in the morning, view massive wind power station and desert lakes.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Wurumqi Hotel

Day 12: Tianshan

Stop At: Tianshan Tianchi Lake, Within Tianshan Scenic Resort, Urumqi 830002 China
Visit Tianshan Heavenly Lake by eco-coach in the morning, Erdaoqiao international Bazaar in the afternoon.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Wurumqi Hotel

$1,805.13 Per Person