8D7N Silk Road Tour

  • Duration: 8 Days
  • Location: DUNHUANG
  • Price: 556 USD
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Tour Description

Day1: Arrive in Lanzhou  
Your guide will greet you at the airport and then transfer you
 to the pre-booked  hotel for checking in. The rest of the day  will be left on your own to explore this exciting city.

Day 2:Lanzhou-Zhangye
·After breakfast, take a high speed train to Zhangye,which  takes 3 hours 30minutes.
·After lunch,you will hop on a coach leading you to the unreal rainbow landscape in Zhangye Danxia National Geological Park located at the northern foot of Qilian Mountain. Once arrived, a stunning colored-drawing unfolds in front, with  tantalizing ribbons spreading over an area of some 300  square kilometers, like paint spilled from giant paint pots.

Day 3: Zhangye-Jiayuguan
·After breakfast, transfer to Jiayuguan in about 3 hours. 
·Upon arrival,eating lunch at restaurant.
·After lunch,you will head for the imposing Jiayuguan City Gate, the towering entrance on the Jiayuguan Great Wall,  which was the key waypoint on the ancient Silk Road and  the most intact existing ancient military structure extant in  China.
·Next stop would be the Jiayuguan Museum, China's first   comprehensive museum themed on the Great Wall culture.
·Lastly, wrap up the day with a trip to the overhanging Great  Wall, which is a section of wall constructed on the 45 degree  sloped mountain ridges. Before the day ends, the tour guide  will escort you to the city and check in to the hotel. 

Day 4: Jiayuguan-Dunhuang
·After breakfast, driving to Dunhuang in about 4 hours.
·Upon arrival,you will experience the desolated desert scene along the Echoing-Sand Dune to Crescent Lake by riding a camel.
·The dunes are known for the unique humming they made   when the wind blows and the Crescent Lake is an oasis in  the middle of the desert, the lifeline of thousands of people  dwelling in the neighboring area. ·At the end of the day,return to your hotel and have a good  rest.

Day 5: Dunhuang- Yadan
·After enjoying breakfast,leave the bustle and hustle of the city behind and drive to Jade Gate Pass, which take 1.5 hours.
·Upon arrival, paying visit to Yumen Pass.
·After lunch break,take private transfer to Yadan Ghost City in 1 hour. Upon arrival, take visit to Yadan Ghost City (1.5   hours sightseeing) 
·After your tiring but fun visiting on Yadan Ghost  City, you will enjoy a comfortable and relaxing back to downtown Dunhuang.

Day 6: Dunhuang
·After breakfast, the one-and-only Mogao Grottoes is waiting for you to explore, which is  one of the four most prominent grottoes in China, consists of over 700 caves, 2,000 statues and tens  of thousands square meters of mural.
·After lunch,you will be taken to Yangguan Museum. ·After dinner, check in hotel. 

Day 7: Dunhuang- Liuyuannan- Lanzhou
·Transfer to Liuyuannan Railway Station this  morning for a high speed train to Lanzhou,which  takes 6.5 hours.
·Upon arrival,enjoying your dinner.After dinner check in hotel.

Day 8: Departure from Lanzhou.
·Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel. Then you will be  escorted to the airport for your departing flight to your next destination.Your memorable tour ends here.

Package Includes

  • Entrance fees specified in the itinerary
  • Accommodations:4-star or 5-star hotels based on double/twin occupancy as specified
  • Ground transportation with air-conditioned vehicle and licensed driver
  • Meals: Include breakfast, most of lunch and dinner
  • Professional English speaking guide
  • Airport pick up and drop off

Package Excludes

  • International airfare or train tickets in and out of China
  • Single room supplements
  • Chinese visa fees
  • Personal expenses
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Travel insurance
  • Gratuities to guides and drivers