Private 6-Night Silk Road Tour from Dunhuang to Kashgar

Multi-day & Extended Tours, Dunhuang airport to Kashgar airport

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This 6-night Silk Road private tour takes you to explore the Chinese section of ancient Silk Road from Dunhuang to Kashgar. You will travel to Dunhuang, Turpan, Urumqi and Kashgar.
Day 1. Arrival DunhuangUpon arrival, met by our guide and transferred to hotel. Overnight: Dunhuang Silk Road Hotel or similar hotelDay 2. Dunhuang(B) In the morning, you will visit Mogao Caves, the most important site on the Silk Road. Colorful fresco, statues telling you various stories about Buddha. In the afternoon, you will view the Singing Sand Dunes and Crescent Spring in the desert. Explore the night market in the evening. Overnight: Dunhuang Silk Road Hotel or similar hotelDay 3. Dunhuang/Turpan(B) via Bullet TrainYou will visit the Dunhuang Museum(Close on Mondays). Afterwards you will be transferred to Liuyuan railway station catch 3.5-hour bullet train to Turpan. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to hotel. Overnight: Turpan Huozhou Hotel or similar hotelDay 4. Turpan/Urumqi(B)Today you will visit Bezklik Grottos, Astana Ancient Tombs, the Ancient City of Jiaohe and Gaochang, Karez Irrigation System, and Emin Minaret. Afterwards you will take 3-hour ride to Urumqi.Overnight: Urumqi Wanda Vista Hotel or similar hotelDay 5. Urumqi/Kashgar(B) Via FlightIn the morning you will visit Xinjiang Museum, mummies are a must-see in it, particularly Loulan Beauty and Xiaohe Beauty. Then you will take one-hour ride to Heavenly Lake where you can wander around the lake to view the stunning snow-capped mountains. Then you will be transferred to Urumqi airport to catch flight to Kashgar. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to hotel.Overnight: Kashgar Tianyuan International Hotel or similar hotelDay 6. Kashgar(B)It is a busy day, you will see the well-known Grand Bazaar, Apa Hojia Mausoleum, Idkar Mosque, old town of Kashgar.Overnight: Kashgar Tianyuan International Hotel or similar hotelDay 7. Departing from Kashgar(B)Transferred to the airport to catch your flight heading your next destination.End of the trip.

What’s included

  • Accommodation as per itinerary
  • Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
  • Local guide
  • Private tour
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Arfare(Economy class) Urumqi/Kashgar
  • Bullet train Liuyuan(Dunhuang)/Turpan
  • Breakfast

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
  • Transportation to/from Dunhuang/Kashgar


  • All entrance fees included
  • Breakfast included
  • Vegetarian meal option available
  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver
  • Multi-Day Trip
  • Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience