8 Days Silk Road Tour (Budget)

Day 01 Xian

Arrive in Xian. Upon arrival, you will be greeted by the local guide and transferred to three-star Xian City Hotel.

Day 02 Xian (B, L)

The City Wall, 8 Days Silk Road Tour (Budget)A full day tour recalls the glories of ancient Xian as you visit the burial site of the incredible army of 8000 lifelike Terra-cotta soldiers, the majestic Big Wild Goose Pagoda and the City Wall. Today you will enjoy the authentic Chinese cuisine for lunch.

Day 03 Xian / Urumqi (B, D)

Transfer to the airport for your flight to Urumqi, the capital of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. Check into the three-star Urumqi City Hotel. Enjoy the typical local flavor for dinner.

Day 04 Urumqi (B, L)

The highlight of our visit to Urumqi is an excursion to Heavenly Lake. After lunch at carefully-selected restaurant, you will drive back to Urumqi. Proceed to visit the Regional Museum and excursion to Erdaoqiao International Grand Bazaar.

Day 05 Urumqi / Turpan (B, L)

Today’s highlight is the Nanshan Pastures where nomadic tribesmen herd their yaks and sheep. You will have the opportunity to visit a family in their tent for a taste of traditional nomadic hospitality. A short coach journey takes you through the desert to the Oasis town of Turpan, famous for its melons and vineyards. Check into the three-star Jiaohe Manor Hotel.

Day 06 Turpan / Dunhuang (B, L)

ruined city of Gaochang, Turpan - Silk Road Tour, China TourToday's tour includes visits to the ruined city of Gaochang by donkey cart, and the underground tombs of Astana, the legendary Flaming Mountains, and Bezeklik Caves. whose walls are adorned with Buddhists frescoes. You will also see the Emin Minaret, one of the finest buildings on the Silk Road, and Karez Well - an underground irrigation system. Overnight in soft sleeper train cabin to Dunhuang.

Day 07 Dunhuang (B, L)

Arrive in Dunhuang in the morning. Dunhuang was a strategic post on the Silk Road and frontier town of the ancient. A leisurely day includes visits to Minsha Hill and Crescent Moon Lake. Stay at the three-star Dunhuang Yangguan Hotel this evening.

Day 8 Dunhuang / Xian (B,L)

You will visit the most famous monument of Dunhuang-the Mogao Caves, popularly known as "Thousand Buddha Caves". In the afternoon, transfer to the airport for your departure flight to next destination.

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