13 Days Silk Road Luxurious Tour From Xi'an to Kashgar

Cultural & Theme Tours, Xi'an to null
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Tour description

Our 13 days silk road tour starts from Xi'an, where you will experience the Chinese traditional culture. we arrange the Tang Show and Dumpling banquet for you. Highlights of Dunhuang is the UNESCO World Heritage Mogao Grottoes where you will find the treasure of Buddhist art. In and around Turpan, the trade center of the ancient Silk Road, many historical sites have been preserved well due to the dry weather allowing you to better appreciate the Silk Road history. Other attractions include Terra-cotta warriors, camel riding in the desert, Jiaohe ancient city ruins, as well as visiting the local Uighur family, going to the famous Kashgar Sunday bazaar, and driving along the Karakorum Highway to experience the Tajik folklore and the breath-taking Pamir landscape.

D1 : Arrive at Xi’an D2 : Xi’an Morning visit  The Terracotta Warriors and Horses, Bid Wild Goose Pagoda, The Bell Tower, and the Tang Dynasty Show. D3 : Xi’an Visit the Shan’xi Province Museum, stroll on the Ancient City Wall, ,and then explore the Old Mosque. D4 : Xi’an-Zhangye After breakfast, take the flight to Zhangye.D5 : Zhangye-Jiayuguan  Visit the Grand Buddha Temple, and the Zhangye Danxia National Geological Park. Afternoon, train transfer to Jiayuguan.D6 : Jiayuguan-Dunhuang Visit the Jiayuguan pass,  and the Weijin Tombs. Afterwards, take the train to Dunhuang and visit Echoing-Sand Mountain and Crescent Lake. D7 : DunhuangTurpan Visit Mogao Grottoes, and take the express train to TurpanD8 : Turpan Visit the Tuyoq Village, Astana Tombs, Bezeklik Grottoes , and visiting Local Uyger family in the Vineyard.D9 : TurpanUrumqi Visit the Sugong Minaret, Karez Well, and Jiaohe Ruins then drive back to Urumqi and visit the Erdaoqiao & International bazaar.D10 : UrumqiKashgar Visit the Xinjiang Region Museum, the Heavenly Lake. After that, drive back to Urumqi, take the flight to Kashgar. D11 : Kashgar Visit Sunday Bazaar (livestock Market), the Handicraft street,  the Apak Hoja Tomb, and the Idigar Mosque. D12: KashgarKarakul Lake After breakfast we will head to Karakul Lake. In the afternoon back to Kashgar D13 : Kashgar Airport transfer based on your flight schedule      

What's included

  • Private transportation with Good AC through out the itinerary
  • Accommodation based on DB/Twins shared rooms listed with breakfast (5star hotel)
  • Excellent English speaking guide
  • All sightseeing as specified in the itinerary;
  • 2 bottles of water each person every day
  • Airfare: Xi'an to Zhangye,Urumqi to Kashgar
  • Train: 2nd class express train from Dunhuang to Turpan
  • allowance for the guide and driver
  • Travel insurance and government tax
  • Visa support letter if necessary

What's not included

  • Full board meals listed every day
  • Personal expenses and tips to the guide and driver
  • Flight arrive in Xi'an and leave from Kashgar
  • some other tours and activities such as boating, camel riding ect
  • no guide service on airport or train transfer only.
  • food on the trains and other lost due to weather condition
  • Visas