19 Days Silk Road Expedition Tour

Tour Map of Silk Road Expedition Tour, China Tour MapTour Features: For centuries the Silk Road has been a thread linking east and west. From as early as 200 BC, the silk merchants of China set off with their camel caravans on the long trek to distant Constantinople. They skirted the Gobi and ferocious Takalamakan deserts. They crossed the roof of the world, over the Pamirs and Karakorams. This adventure allows you to follow their footsteps to trace the legendary route taken by Marco Polo from west to east.

Destinations: Beijing, Urumqi, Kashgar, Turpan, Dunhuang, Jiayuguan Pass, Lanzhou, Xian, Shanghai

Tour Price: From $1840 USD Click for Price Details

Tour Departure: Details

Summary Itinerary
Day 1
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Beijing arrival
Accommodation: Four Star Hotel
Day 2
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Beijing
Accommodation: Four Star Hotel
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Highlights: Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Summer Palace, Temple of Heaven, Peking Duck Dinner Banquet
Day 3
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Beijing
Accommodation: Four Star Hotel
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Highlights: Great Wall, Ming Tomb, Peking Opera Performance
Day 4
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Beijing
Accommodation: Four Star Hotel
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Highlights: Yonghe Lamaism Monastery, Hutong Tour, Olympic Venues
Day 5
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Beijing Plane Urumqi
Accommodation: Four Star Hotel
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Highlights: Xinjiang Autonomous Region Museum
Day 6
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Urumqi Plane Kashgar
Accommodation: Four Star Hotel
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Highlights: Heavenly Lake.
Day 7
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Kashgar
Accommodation: Four Star Hotel
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Highlights: Sunday Bazaar, Id Kah Mosque
Day 8
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Kashgar Plane Urumqi   
Accommodation: Four Star Hotel
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Highlights: Mosques, Old Town
Day 9
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Urumqi Bus Turpan
Accommodation: Four Star Hotel
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Highlights: Nanshan Pastures
Day 10
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Turpan TrainDunhuang
Accommodation: Four Star Hotel
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Highlights: Gaochang, Astana, Flaming Mountains, Bezekli Caves, Emin Minaret
Day 11
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Dunhuang
Accommodation: Four Star Hotel
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Highlights: Mingsha Hill, Crescent Moon Lake
Day 12
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Dunhuang Bus Jiayuguan Pass
Accommodation: Four Star Hotel
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Highlights: Mogao Caves, Jiayuguan Pass
Day 13
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Jiayuguan Pass Plane Lanzhou 
Accommodation: Four Star Hotel
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Highlights: Yellow River, White Pagoda Hill, Five Spring Park, Provincial Museum
Day 14
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LanzhouPlaneXian  
Accommodation: Four Star Hotel
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Highlights: Big Wild Goose Pagoda, City Wall
Day 15
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Xian
Accommodation: Four Star Hotel
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Highlights: Terra-Cotta Warriors & Horses Museum, Banpo Museum, Dumpling Banquet, Tang Dynasty Cultural Show
Day 16
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Xian Plane Shanghai
Accommodation: Four Star Hotel
Meal: Breakfast, Dinner
Highlights: Shanghai Museum
Day 17
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Shanghai
Accommodation: Four Star Hotel
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Highlights: Yu Garden, Bund Area, Former French Concession Area Nanjing Road, Pudong Area
Day 18
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Shanghai
Accommodation: Four Star Hotel
Meal: Breakfast
Day 19
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Shanghai
Meal: Breakfast
Highlights: Maglev Bullet Train

Departures & Prices

    Arrival Dates Tour Code Tour Fares Land Only Single Supp. Booking
    May 22 SR0522 US$2880 US$1900 + US$680 Booking
    Jun 12 SR0612 US$2820 US$1840 + US$620 Booking
    Jul 09 SR0709 US$2820 US$1840 + US$620 Booking
    Aug 14 SR0814 US$2820 US$1840 + US$620 Booking
    Sep 11 SR0911 US$2880 US$1900 + US$680 Booking
    Oct 09 SR1009 US$2880 US$1900 + US$680 Booking

Remarks:

INCLUSIONS:

    All the China domestic flights indicated in the itinerary with airport tax & fuel surcharges
    First class soft-sleeper train from Turpan to Dunhuang
    Private sightseeing tours including entry fees listed in the itinerary
    Private ground transportation and all the transfers listed in the itinerary
    50 delightful meals including 18 western style buffet breakfast, 16 Chinese lunches & 16 Chinese dinners
    Four-star class hotel accommodations based on twin occupancy
    Special evening dinner banquets including Peking Duck in Beijing, Dumpling Banquet in Xian and Mongolian barbeque buffet in Shanghai
    Special evening entertainments including Peking Opera Show in Beijing, Tang Dynasty Musical Cultural Show in Xian and Acrobatic Performance in Shanghai
    Special cultural activities including the family visit during the Hutong tour, Olympic Venue visit in Beijing and Maglev bullet train in Shanghai
    Private and experienced English-speaking local tour guides in each city
    One bilingual national tour guide for groups over 10 people
    Luggage services throughout your entire China trip
    Daily two bottles of drinking water per person per each touring day (except the free day)
    The government tax and the city construction fee where applicable
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