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15 Days Silk Road Adventure

15 Days Silk Road Adventure Tour Features: This memorable Silk Road tour takes you from the beginning of the ancient route in Xian, where you will tour remains of Imperial China, out to the hinterlands of the Xinjiang. Here you will immerse yourself in the fabled landscapes and cities of western China. A highlight of this itinerary is a trip to Kashigar where you will tour the Sunday Bazaar, a teeming, vibrant marketplace for the local people and nomads.

Tour Code: CCT-SR03SS

Destinations: Hong Kong, Xian, Urumqi, Kashgar, Turpan, Dunhuang, Lanzhou

Tour Price: From 3369 USD

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Day 1 Hong Kong arrival
Accommodation: Royal Pacific Hotel Four Star
Day 2 Hong Kong
Accommodation: Royal Pacific Hotel
Meal: Breakfast
Day 3 Hong KongPlaneXian
Accommodation: Aurum International HotelFour Star
Meal: Breakfast, Dinner (Local flavor)
Day 4 Xian
Accommodation: Aurum International Hotel
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch (Authentic Chinese cuisine)
Highlights: Terra-cotta Warriors, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, City Wall
Day 5 XianPlaneUrumqi
Accommodation: Xinjiang Grand Hotel Four Star
Meal: Breakfast, Dinner
Day 6 UrumqiPlaneKashgar
Accommodation: Kashgar Barony Hotel Four Star
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Highlights: Heavenly Lake, Regional Museum, Erdaoqiao International Grand Bazaar
Day 7 Kashgar
Accommodation: Kashgar Barony Hotel
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Highlights: Sunday Bazaar, Id Kah Mosque, tomb of Abakh Khoja
Day 8 KashgarPlaneUrumqi
Accommodation: Xinjiang Grand Hotel
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Highlights: Kinder garden, old city district, Uygur family
Day 9 UrumqiBusTurpan
Accommodation: Tuha Petroleum Plaza (Local best)
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Highlights: Nanshan Pastures, local family
Day 10 TurpanTrainDunhuang
Accommodation: first class soft-sleeper train
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Highlights: Karez Well, underground tombs of Astana, legendary Flaming Mountains, Bezeklik Caves, Emin Minaret, ruined city of Gaochang
Day 11 Dunhuang
Accommodation: Dunhuang Hotel Four Star
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Highlights: Singing Sand Dune, Crescent Moon Lake
Day 12 Dunhuang
Accommodation: Dunhuang Hotel
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Highlights: Mogao Caves, County museum, White Horse Pagoda
Day 13 DunhuangPlaneLanzhou
Accommodation: Legend Hotel Four Star
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Highlights: Yellow River Bridge, watermill along the Yellow River, Provincial Museum, White Pagoda Hill
Day 14 LanzhouPlaneXian
Accommodation: Aurum International Hotel
Meal: Breakfast
Day 15 Xian PlaneHong Kong
Meal: Breakfast

Day 01 Hong Kong

Arrive in Hong Kong. Upon arrive in Hong Kong, meet and transfer to the Royal Pacific Hotel. The rest of the day will be free at your leisure.

Day 02 Hong Kong (B)

Free for you to explore Hong Kong at your own interest. You may enjoy a leisurely walk to the Tsim Sha Tsui, Yau Ma Tei, the Central District, Wan Chai, and Causeway Bay. Or if you are interested in shopping, you can also enjoy yourself in the shopper's paradise.

Day 03 Hong Kong / Xian (B, D)

Transfer to the airport for your flight to Xian. Upon arrival, you will be greeted by the local guide and transferred to the Aurum International Hotel. This evening you will enjoy the local flavor at our carefully-selected restaurant.

Big Wild Goose PagodaDay 04 Xian (B, L)

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 05 Xian / Urumqi (B, D)

Transfer to the airport for your flight to Urumqi, the capital of Xinjiang Uigur Autonomous Region. Check into the Xinjiang Grand Hotel. Enjoy a good rest this evening.

Day 06 Urumqi / Kashgar (B, L)

The highlight of our visit to Urumqi is an excursion to Heavenly Lake. Only one hour and a half drive from the city, it lies on snow-capped Mount Bogda at almost 2000 meters above sea level. The sapphire-blue lake is set in deep slope of pine forests and meadows of wild flowers where Kazak nomads camp. The views from the cruise boat are breathtaking. 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. Board a short flight to Kashigar this evening. Check in the local best Kashgar Barony Hotel.

Day 07 Kashgar (B, L)

No visitors to Kashigar should miss the Sunday Bazaar. In this teeming market, you can buy anything from herbal medicines to carpets, from a cradle to a camel. In the afternoon you may enjoy an exploration to the downtown. A tour will bring you to visit the vast Id Kah Mosque and the tomb of Abakh Khoja in the country lanes.

Day 08 Kashgar / Urumqi (B, L)

KashgarKashgar is a fabled city with a rich mix of people and cultures. Mosques and veiled women feature strong Middle Eastern characteristics. In the morning, you will visit a Kinder garden, old city district - a typical Uygur nationality houses with local building material and a workshop where traditional carpet are made, a warren of twisting alleys and whitewashed walls, in a donkey cart taxi, at last you will have a chance to visit the Uygur family. Fly back to Urumqi this evening. Enjoy a good rest at the Xinjiang Grand Hotel.

Day 09 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 local best Hotel Tuha Petroleum.

Day 10 Turpan / Dunhuang (B, L)

Today'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. Board the overnight train to Dunhuang. Over night on the train.

Day 11 Dunhuang (B, L)

Arrive in Dunhuang in the morning. Enjoy breakfast in the Dunhuang Hotel. Dunhuang was a strategic post on the Silk Road and frontier town of the ancient. A leisurely day includes visits to Singing Sand Dune and Crescent Moon Lake set in an amphitheater of sand dunes and has a camel ride. Stay at the local best Dunhuang Hotel this evening.

Day 12 Dunhuang (B, L)

Mogao CavesYou will visit the most famous monument of Dunhuang-the Mogao Caves, popularly known as "Thousand Buddha Caves". An art gallery in the desert, the walls of the caves are lined with Buddhist frescoes and sculpted figures, is said to be the finest examples of Buddhist art in the world. Mixing Indian and Chinese styles, they are a remarkable record of Silk Road civilization. You will enjoy delicious local flavor fro today’s lunch. Afternoon program will take you to visit the County museum and White Horse Pagoda.

Day 13 Dunhuang / Lanzhou (B, L)

Fly to Lanzhou, which is located on the banks of the Yellow River. A city tour takes you to the White Pagoda Hill with its many pavilions offer views of the Yellow River and the city below. You will also visit Gansu Provincial Museum with the world famous Galloping horse, the Five Spring Park, Yellow River Bridge and watermill along the Yellow River. Check into the four-star Legend Hotel.

Day 14 Lanzhou / Xian (B)

Enjoy your free time during the day. Fly to Xian later. Upon arrival, meet and transfer to the Aurum International Hotel. Enjoy a good rest tonight.

Day 15 Xian / Hong Kong (B)

Transfer to the airport for your flight to the Hong Kong. The whole tour ends with a memorable experience.

Off Season

Off Season Quotation Single Supplement
10 Person or up USD3369 USD715
6-9 Person USD3577 USD610
2-5 Person USD3980 USD610

Shoulder Season

Shoulder Season Quotation Single Supplement
10 Person or up USD3417 USD770
6-9 Person USD3634 USD665
2-5 Person USD4038 USD665

Peak Season

Peak Season Quotation Single Supplement
10 Person or up USD3495 USD725
6-9 Person USD3705 USD840
2-5 Person USD4109 USD840

Remarks:
1. Seasonality
Off-season: January 1- March 14, 2019, November 16, 2019-March 15, 2020
Shoulder season: June, July, August
Peak season: March 15-31, 2019, April, May, September, October, November 1-15, 2019
2. Above prices are not valid during Spring Festival and National Holiday (1-7 October). Please contact us if your equerries fall into the above periods.

The quotations include:

1. Hotel accommodations with daily Western / American Buffet breakfast. The hotel accommodation is based on two persons sharing one twin room with private facilities.

2. Chinese lunches or dinners with multi-soft drinks specified on the itinerary.

3. Special meal arrangement or entertainment mentioned on the schedule

4. Tour escort services provided by English-speaking guides in each sightseeing cities.

5. Air-conditioned coach or private van served along the trip.6. The economy-class airfare of the domestic flight or soft sleeper/seat train charge between cities in the itinerary.

7. Entrance fee for all of the sightseeing spots listed on the itinerary.

8. Escorted Trip Leader for Small Group Tours.

9. The government tax and the city construction fee inside China within the tour where applicable. 

The quotations exclude:

1. International airfare

2. Single Supplement

3. Domestic airport construction fee for every airport and the international departure (including departure to Hong Kong and Macao)

4. Tips and Personal Expenses

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