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Silk Road Highlights for 8 Days from Urumqi

4.7 / 5 total 5 reviews
Duration: 8 days
Tour ID: 1994
Overview

This tour starts from Urumqi, then fly to Kashagr where you will explore the bazaar, old town etc.

Then you will fly back Urumqi and continue to Turpan.

Take a bullet train from Turpan to Dunhuang where you will visit Mogao Grottoes, and later transferred to Jiayuguan to view the end of the Great Wall of Ming Dynasty.

This quick Silk Road China tour will let you enjoy the historical route in 8 days.

Highlights
  • Take bullet train and flight
  • Visit Bazaar and old town of Kashagr
  • Visit Mogao Caves in Dunhuang
  • Travel on the Silk Road in China
Good to Know
  • Languages offered on activity/tour Languages offered on activity/tour: English
  • Duration Duration: 8 days
  • Printed or Mobile Voucher Accepted Printed or Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Pick-up service Pick-up service
    Pick up from Urumqi Airport
  • Easy Cancellation Easy Cancellation
    There is no cancellation fee once Customers Cancel at least 7 day(s) prior to the date of the activity or tour.
    There is 50% cancellation fee for Customers to Cancel 3 and 6 day(s) prior to the date of the activity or tour.
    There is 100% cancellation fee for Customers to Cancel 2 day(s) prior to the date of the activity or tour.
  • Instant Confirmation Instant Confirmation
Inclusions
  • Private vehicle with driver
  • Accommodation as per itinerary
  • 7 Breakfasts and 6 lunches
  • Bullet train Turpan/Dunhuang (Second class)
  • Airfare Urumqi/Kashagr/Urumqi (Economy class)
  • Entrance fees for the sites listed
  • English-speaking tour guide
Exclusions
  • Dinners
  • Tips
Itinerary
Days

Upon arrival Urumqi airport, our representative will meet you and transfer you to hotel.

Overnight in Urumqi Wanda Vista Hotel or equivalent 

  • Accommodation : Urumqi Wanda Vista Hotel or equivalent

In the morning you will visit Xinjiang Museum (closed on Monday), then take a ride to Heavenly Lake, enjoying the stunning scenery there. 
In the afternoon fly to Kashgar.

Overnight in Kashgar Qinibagh Hotel 5-star or equivalent 

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Accommodation : Kashgar Qinibagh Hotel 5-star or equivalent
  • Flight : Domestic flight to Kashagr

It is a busy day, you will see the well-known Sunday Bazaar, Animal Market, Apa Hojia Tomb, Idkar Mosque, old town of Kashgar.

Overnight in Kashgar Qinibaghl Hotel 5-star or equivalent
 

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Accommodation : Kashgar Qinibaghl Hotel 5-star or equivalent


Take a morning flight to Urumqi, then transfer to Turpan by car.

Overnight in Turpan Huozhou Hotel 4-star or equivalent 


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Accommodation : Turpan Huozhou Hotel 4-star or equivalent 

  • Flight : Domestic flight to Urumqi

Turpan Basin is a key part on the ancient Silk Road, with well-preserved ruins and grottos, you will visit Astana Ancient Tombs, Karez Irrigation System, Ancient City of Gaochang, Bezklik Grottoes, Ancient City of Jiaohe, and Sugong Minaret today.

Overnight in Turpan Huozhou Hotel 4-star or equivalent 

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Accommodation : Turpan Huozhou Hotel 4-star or equivalent

Take 4-hour express train to Liuyuan in the morning, then take a 2-hour ride to Dunhuang.


In the afternoon, you will view the Mingsha Dunes and Crescent Moon Spring in the desert.

You can wander around the night market tonight.

Overnight in Dunhuang Hotel 4-star or equivalent 

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Accommodation : Dunhuang Hotel 4-star or equivalent

You will visit Mogao Caves this morning, the most important site on the Silk Road in the morning.

Colorful fresco, statues tell you various stories about Buddha.

Afterwards, you will take 5-hour ride to Jiayuguan.

Overnight in Jiayuguan Hotel 4-star or equivalent 

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Accommodation : Jiayuguan Hotel 4-star or equivalent

Visit Jiayuguang Fort this morning, which will impress you with imposing old constructions.

Then you will be transferred to Jiayuguan airport to catch your flight heading for Beijing or Shanghai where you can fly back home.

Please book the flight departing from Jiayuguan after 3pm. 

  • Breakfast
Meeting Point
Urumqi airport arrival exit, please offer your fight information.
Know Before You Go
  • Please book departure flight from Jiayuguan after 3 pm.
  • Arrival and departure flight information is needed
  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
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Reviewed by selim_gurek TR   May 31, 2018
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We came to China with my friends for this tour my reviews are great good staff very helpful when we wanted to change the dates of the tour.. Very good staff always smiling what else can you want from a tour agency.!!.
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Reviewed by megan GB   May 26, 2018
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Every good times has endings but this one was different. .. Tour was incredible will definitily use Private Tour again all over the world.. When the tour was finished i just said to my friends; i could live in China no problem ......Maybe one day my dreams will come true..
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Reviewed by SugarB GB   November 17, 2017
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ALL OF US LEARNED A LOT IN 8 DAYS. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS TOUR, ESPECIALLY TO THOSE VISITING WITH YOUNG CHILDREN.THE TOUR GUIDE VERY FRIENDLY WITH KIDS. THANK YOU.
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Reviewed by johnlovetour AU   August 03, 2017
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Took lovely photographs on this tour. We enjoyed it a lot. Thanks Private Tour!
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Reviewed by Ivy3 GB   May 16, 2017
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I dont usually comment and review on these tours, but this one was different very helpful staff for 8 days! Loved all of our guides!
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