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$629 Private & Custom Tours

Private Tour: 4-Night Trip From Lanzhou to Xining

Day 1. Arrival Lanzhou. Upon arrival Lanzhou, you will be met by the guide and transferred to the hotel located in the city downtown of Lanzhou, the capital of the Gansu province. You will walk along the Yellow River park in the afternoon if time permits. Accommodation: Lanzhou 4-Star Legend Hotel or equivalent Day 2. Lanzhou to Linxia (BL)After hotel breakfast, your guide will take you to visit Gansu Museum where there is must-see statue "Galloping Horsing On The Swallow" that was excavated in Wuwei in 1969, which is the token of China Tourism. After the museum, you will take 3-hour ride to Linxia where you will take a speed boat to go across Liujiaxia Reservoir on the Yellow River to visit Binlin Temple  Grottoes that was constructed from the 3rd century with amazing statues and frescos. Meanwhile the Grottoes are located beside imposing Stone Forest of the Yellow River. You will stay here about 2 hours, then take speed boat back to your vehicle. Accommodation: Linxia 4-Star Hehuang Hotel or equivalent Day 3. Linxia/Xiahe Labrang (BL) After hotel breakfast, you will be driven about 2 hours to Xiahe, Labrang in Tibetan Language. Labrang Monastery was founded in 1709 by the first Jamyang Shêpa, Ngawang Tsondru. It is Tibetan Buddhism's most important monastery town outside the Tibetan Autonomous Region. There are hundreds of lamas studying in the monastery. You will walk along the monastery with your guide, and visit the most import temples here in the afternoon. Accommodation: Labrang 4-Star Civil Aviation Hotel or equivalent Day 4. Xiahe/Xining(B) After hotel breakfast, you will be driven about 6 hours to Xining. You will visit  Longwu Monastery on the way, which is a typical Tibetan Buddhism temple.  Accommodation: 4-Star Qinghai Hotel or equivalent Day 5. Departing from Xining (BL) You will be transferred to visit Kumbum Monastery which is about 25 km from Xining. As birth place of Tsongkhpa who was the founder of Yellow Hat School of Tibetan Buddhism, Kumbum Monastery has impressive Buddha states, yak butter carvings etc. You will stay here for about 2 hours before transferring to Xining airport or Xining railway station where the trip concludes. You can book our another tour 32685P86 to Zhangye.  Note: Please book your flight departing from Xining airport after 3 pm.

$389 Multi-day & Extended Tours

4-Day Private Trip to Maiji Mountain Grottoes, Fuxi Temple, Dadiwan from Tianshui

Day 1: Arrive at Tianshui  (D)            By flight or high speed train arrive at Tianshui, Our professional tour guide will meet you at the arriving hall Transfer to the downtown, Accommodation : Tianshui Sunshine Hotel Day 2: (B/L/D)           Enjoy breakfast in the hotel, by car / van to Maiji Moutain Grottoes,  there are morn than 7,200 stone carvings and clay sculptures preserved very well, also called “Museum of the Oriental Sculpture ”. Tianshui is the hometown of Fuxi, who, the ancestor of the Chinese nation was born here, legend has Fuxi created language, Eight Trigrams and taught people etiquette for the development of civilization of human.In the afternoon, you will visit The Fuxi temple and the folk-custom museum in the town.           The folk-custom museum is based on a local Hu’s residence, it was consist of a southward compound and northward compound, the original domestic architectures of the residential compounds have been well- preserved.Accommodation : Tianshui Sunshine Hotel Day 3: (B/L/D)          You will be transferred by comfortably air-conditioned private vehicle to Dadiwan Museum, it will take about 1.5 hours on the way, you will see the local village's scenery. The Dadiwan Museum opened in 2011,The site has a history ranging from 4,800 to 8,000 years Right in here, one may witness the most ancient Chinese paintings, specimens of crops, painted potteries, characters of Chinese language, concrete ground floor and Chinese palatial architectures.        We will show you to a local restaurant to taste local food. walk around in the local old street.        In the afternoon visit the Nanguo Temple is famous for a 2,500 years old cypress being water continuously by an ever-bubbling fountain.Accommodation : Tianshui Sunshine Hotel Day 4: (B)        Enjoy your breakfast in the hotel, transfer to the high speed train station or the airport for your next destination.       (There are a lot of high speed trains go to Lanzhou and further of the Silk Road)        Tour ends, wish you have a pleasant trip with us, and welcome to book our next trip in Gansu province, Tour code is 40805P10 , 40805P9

$25 Transfers & Ground Transport

Private Airport Transfer: Lanzhou Airport to Lanzhou Hotel

Please advise your full flight name, and your hotel information when booking the tour. You don't need worry about your flight delayed, our professional drive will track your flight info.When your flight arrives in Lanzhou, the driver will be waiting for you at the arriving hall by holding a welcome board with your name. Then the driver will escort you to the parking lot, you will be transferred to your hotel safely by a comfortable private car, have a good relax after a flight journey. You also don't need worry about you can't speak Chinese, our drive will show you to your hotel directly.Wish you have a nice stay in Gansu province, and welcome to book our tour products, Hexi Corridor tour, the code is 40805P9. Lambrang Monastery tour code is 40805P10.

$1800 Multi-day & Extended Tours

8-Day Private Silk Road Bullet train Tour from Lanzhou

D1 Lanzhou ,Today you will arrive in Lanzhou by train or flight on your own. Upon arrival, meet our nice guide and then will be transferred to the hotel for rest.  D2  Lanzhou---Train to   Zhangye          D2753(18:27-21:53)Breakfast in the hotel, we will drive to visit the Binglingsi Thousand Buddha Caves which is close to Liujiaxia Reservoir, These caves stretch for 200 meters, were built between the 3rd and 18th centuries. after that transfer to the train station and take the express train to Zhangye. D3  Zhangye train to Jiayuguan        D2749(17:19-18:28)After breakfast, we will head to visit the Grand Buddha Temple, which is the important place of the Silk Road. then visit the Zhangye Danxia National Geological Park which is the most typical arid area of northern China.then we will take the train to Jiayuguan.D4 Jiayuguan train to Dunhuang           D2711(15:34-17:40)In the morning, visit the Jiayuguan pass. This Ming Dynasty fort guards the strategic then visit the Weijin Tombs,which are ancient tombs of brick paintings dating back 265-420 AD.catch your train to DunhuangD5, Dunhuang train to Turpan         D2711(17:43-21:17)Morning visit the Mogao Thousand Buddha Grottoes, this UNESCO World Heritage site is one of the great artistic and religious wonders of the world and it is famous for its exquisite murals and various sculptures inside the caves, which was built in different dynasties, spanning 1,000 years of Buddhist art.visit the Echoing Sand Mountaion&Crescent Lake. then catch your express train to Turpan. D 6, Turpan drive to Urumqi (200kms,3hrs driving)In the morning, take you to visit the Karez Well, which is a special irrigation system in desert areas. Sugong Minaret, the largest Islamic minaret in China built in 1778. And Jiaohe Ruins—with a history of 2,300 years lies between two rivers on a loess plateau atop a cliff of over 30m. in the afternoon drive to Urumqi.D7 Urumqi drive Heavenly Lake(120kms,1.5hrs driving)Morning drive to visit the Heavenly Lake, a picturesque Alpine lake, 2000m up in the Tianshan mountain range. Heavenly Lake is a long and narrow gourd-shaped, after lunch back to Urumqi, visit the Xinjiang Museum and Grand Bazaar.D8 Airport tranfer based on your flight schedule

$1750 Outdoor Activities

10 Days Silk Road Adventure Muslim Tour

Tour Style: Culture, Photography, Folklore Travel Date: 2nd, Sept.-11th, Sept. 2018 Small Group Join in Tour: Maxim 12 pps Comfortable 4* hotel Single Supplement: 350USD 2nd, Sept.-Xi'an Our local guide at Xian will pick you at the hotel. Afternoon, we will be visiting the Big Wild Goose Pagoda. Then head to Bell Tower.  Accommodation: Grand Dynasty Culture Hotel or similar 4* 3rd, Sept.-Xi'an Today you will pay a visit to Terracotta Warriors (including electrical car), you will visit the visit Muslim Street nearBell and Drum Tower square. And experience the local Muslim life and culture atmosphere at Muslim Street, Accommodation: Grand Dynasty Culture Hotel or similar 4* 4th, Sept.-Xi'an-Lanzhou Xi'an to Lanzhou by bullet train D2697( 17:05-20:19) After breakfast, visit Shanxi Provincial History Museum, then proceed to visit the CityWall. After lunch transfer to train station go to Lanzhou by bullet train Accommodation: Lanzhou Legend Hotel or similar 4* 5th, Sept.-Lanzhou-Zhangye Lanzhou to Zhangye by Bullet train around 3HrsD2757(17:30-20:52) Begin with Xiguan Mosque this morning. The next scheduled destination will be Waterwheel Park.then proceed to visit HuangHe Mother statues and HuangHe Bridge, after lunch, take the bullet train from Lanzhou to Zhangye Accommodation: Tianyu Hotel or similar 4*  6th, Sept.-Zhangye-Jiayuguan Zhangye to Jiayuguan by coach, around 3 Hrs. Visit Zhangye Danxi National Geological Park(Including electrical car), after lunch, on the way visit Jiuquan Mosque Accommodation: Jiayuguan Hotel or similar 4* 7th, Sept.-Jiayuguan-Dunhuang Jiayuguan to Dunhuang by coach around 5Hrs Visit the first pass at the west end of the Great Wall of China Jiayuguan (including battery car), after lunch, transfer to Dunhuang, visit Dunhuang Mosque, Overnight in Dunhuang Accommodation: Tianrun International Hotel or similar 4* 8th, Sept.-Dunhuang-Turpan Visit Echoing-Sand Mountain (including a ride on Camel), Crescent MoonLake, then take the bullet train to Turpan, overnight in Turpan Accommodation: Shuangcheng Hotel or similar 4* 9th, Sept.-Turpan-Urumqi Visit historical Flamming mountain, Tuyoq Village, It is a Muslim religious pilgrimage site. Visit the Karez well, then take a coach to Urumqi, overnight in Urumqi Accommodation: Hoitak 5* 10th, Sept.-Urumqi Visit Heavenly Lake(Including electrical car and cruise), Tianchi in Chinese, The lake surface of Tianchi Lake is over 1900 m above, Then enjoy Urumqi International Grand Bazaar, a bazaar is more than just a place to buy things. It offers locals a place to enjoy the flavor of a festival, to have a rest and to meet with friends.  Accommodation: Hoitak 5* 11th, Sept.-Urumqi After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport to catch your flight to your next destination.