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8 Days Silk Road Exploration A
 
 
Tour Code:SRA02
 
Destination: Xian-Urumqi-Turpan-Dunhuang- Lanzhou
 
B-Breakfast L-Lunch D-Dinner
 
 
 
 
 
Day by day itinerary
 
 
Day01:Xian [L+D]
 
Arrive in Xian, capitals of Shanxi province, which is the first one of six famous
capitals in ancient China.Visit the Ancient City Walls.The Provincial Museum
and the Big Wild Goose pagoda-the place for the monk, Xuanzang translating
Buddhish scripture.
Accommodation: Xian
 
Day02:Xian [B+L+D]
 
visit the Terra-Cotta Army and  the Emperor Qinshihuangdi’sTomb, the Huaqin spring pool. If time is permits, you can take a chance to visit the peasants painting Gallary.
 
At night,enjoy the local speciality-the Dumpling Banquet, you will be entertained with the marvelous Tang Dynasty Music and Dance Show.
Accommodation: Xian
 
 
Day03:Xian-Urumqi [B+L+D]
 
Take moring flight to Urumqi,capital of Xinjiang province, take bus to Tianshan Mountain (Heavenly Pond).
 
Accommodation: Urumqi
 
Day04:Urumqi-Turpan [B+L+D]
 
Take bus to Turpan, visit the Ruins of Ancient Jiaohe City, then the famous Islam building Sugong Pagoda.
 
Accommodation: Turpan
 
 
Day05:Turpan (Take train to Dunhuang) [B+L]
 
Visit the Flaming Mountain which is flaming under the sunshine,the Grape
Valley.Take the night train to Dunhuang.
 
Accommodation: Soft sleeper
 
Day6:Dunhuang [B+L+D]
 
Arrive Liuyuan railway station in the morning, take bus to Dunhuang. Visit the
world famous Mogao Grottoes, there preserved 500 grottoes with wonderful
murals and colorful sculptures. They are the biggest and most magnificent ones in
China. Then visit Crescent moon Spring.
 
At night, enjoy the local speciality-the Banquet at hotel.
 
Accommodation: Dunhuang.
 
Day07:Dunhuang-Lanzhou [B+L+D]
 
Take morning plane to Lanzhou, capital of Gansu province, visit the First Bridge on the Yellow River, the Sculpture of the Mother Yellow River, and the White Horse Pagoda Park.
 
Accommodation: Lanzhou.
 
Day08: Leave Lanzhou by plane. [B]
 
Get the price: This tour is a private tour and departure date will be based on your request. Prices depend on travel seasons and will be quoted upon request.