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6 Days Silk Road Experience Tour

6 Days Silk Road Experience Tour

Silk Road, a legendary word for people who are interested in the brilliant culture and history of Western China, which is also, becomes a popular tourism destination for explorers. Now, this 6 Days China Silk Road Tour will take you to the grand wild land of west China to witness the sites once bustling with traders, pilgrim, envoys...
  • Tour Type: Private tour
  • Tour Price: From 665 Note!
  • Destinations: Lanzhou - Jiayuguan - Dunhuang - Turpan - Urumqi
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Day 1

  • Arrival Lanzhou
  • Meals: No
  • Accommodation: On Train

Arrive at Lanzhou city . your local guide will meet you at the airport. Have a short rest and then visit Gansu Provincial Museum, after dinner, you will be transferred to the railway station for your overnight train to Jiayuguan City. Taste the famous Lanzhou Hand-pulled Noodle with Beef will be a good choice for your optional.BGZSilk Road Adventure & Private Tours - Silk Road China Tours

Day 2

  • Jiayuguan   Dunhuang
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
  • Accommodation: In Dunhuang

In the early morning, you will arrive JiayuguanCity. Have a short rest,then take a visit to Jiayuguan Pass, which has been praised as 'Mighty Pass No.1 under Heaven'. After tour, take about 4.5hours driving (385km) to Dunhuang.BGZSilk Road Adventure & Private Tours - Silk Road China Tours

Day 3

  • Dunhuang   Liuyuan   Turpan
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
  • Accommodation: On Train

Start your exciting tour with a visit to Mogao Grottoes, the largest, oldest and best-preserved array of Buddhist grottoes in the world, after lunch, continue your visit to Crescent Lake and Singing Sand Dune (Mingsha Hill). Then be transferred to Liuyuan railway station (2 hours riding) for your overnight train to Turpan.BGZSilk Road Adventure & Private Tours - Silk Road China Tours

Day 4

  • Turpan   Urumqi
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
  • Accommodation: In Urumqi

Arrival Turpan city in the early morning, your local guide will meet you at the railway station then accompany you for a wonderful visit to Jiaohe Ancient City, Grape Valley and The Flaming Mountains. After lunch, continue your visiting to Karez Well, the underground water system. Then, spend about 3 hours driving to your next destination Urumqi.BGZSilk Road Adventure & Private Tours - Silk Road China Tours

Day 5

  • Urumqi  
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
  • Accommodation: In Urumqi

After breakfast, taking 1.5hours driving to Heavenly Lake(Tianchi Lake), the clear holy water under the Heaven Mountain. Enjoy your relaxing visiting there then be transferred back to Urumqi, on the way, if the time permits, you can have a short stroll to Erdaoqiao Great Bazaar.BGZSilk Road Adventure & Private Tours - Silk Road China Tours

Day 6

  • Urumqi  
  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: No

Be transferred to the airport for your flight to next destination.BGZSilk Road Adventure & Private Tours - Silk Road China Tours

Price Includes

  • Private car with air-conditioning and driver
  • Land transfers between airport / train station / hotels and scenic sites
  • Train ticket from Lanzhou to Jiayuguan(soft sleeper)
  • Train ticket from Liuyuan to Turpan(soft sleeper)
  • Hotel accommodation with breakfast (4 stars with nice breakfast)
  • Professional English speaking tour guide
  • Lunch and dinner as listed in the itinerary
  • Entrance fee as listed in the itinerary
  • 24 H / 7D English speaking telephone service
  • China Life Tourist Accident / Casualty Insurance
  • Government taxes

Price Excludes

  • Personal expenses such as laundry, drinks, phone bills and optional activities …
  • Gratitude for guides and drivers as international practice
  • China Entry Visa
  • Travel insurance (full coverage travel insurance from you country of origin)

Hotels

For all standard tours, The Silk Road China Tours will choose the best 4 stars hotel in different destinations. The hotel was evaluated comprehensively by its room size, cleanness, location, service and breakfast. It can well satisfy most western travelers and brings you relaxation, comfort and convenience.


If you want to upgrade the hotel to Deluxe standard or you have some special requirements, please inform us in the booking form or email us.


At some remote regions or ethnic area, there are no 4 stars or 5 stars hotels available. So we will arrange the best local hotel and notify the situation in advance.

Meals

Normally The Silk Road China Tours provides two meals each day: Breakfast and Lunch. You will have the freedom to make your own dinner choice.


Breakfast


It is normally served at the hotel where you stay. Depending on the hotel, the breakfast would be in western style, Chinese style, or a combination.


Lunch


When plan your lunches, we consider the balance of food quality, dining environment and tour convenience. We will provide lunch in a local restaurant whenever possible. The meal will give you an opportunity to eat at local restaurant, follow local customs, and taste local dishes. However in some remote regions where it’s simply hard to find a non-tourist restaurant, the meal could be arranged at a local tourist restaurant or a local family


Your own dinner choice


Dinners will not be included in your meal plan unless you have that requirement. Enjoying the local food could be one of your best experiences in China. This is why we provide you this flexibility of food choice. Your private guide will always give you good suggestions based on your preferences.

If you have certain food allergies or special requirements such as vegetarian food, let us know. We will do our best to accommodate your needs.

Private Guide & Transfer

You will have a private tour guide, private driver, and an air-conditioned vehicle escorting you at every destination you travel. This will provide you with maximized personal care, security, and flexibility.

All of our tour guides are qualified professionals and registered English Speaking Tourist Guides in China who are reassessed annually. All of our tour vehicles are clean and in excellent condition, manned with licensed safe drivers.


Private Tour Guide


You will always be greeted punctually on arrival at each destination airport. At every departure, your guide will stay at your side until you have checked in and passed through the security checkpoint.
All of our travel guides in every destination are locals, who know the area well, they are very good at guiding you around and telling background stories of the tour sites, as well as showing you the secret spots for taking your best photos.
When changing your itinerary is needed due to unexpected reasons, your private tour guides will be more than accommodating in suggesting alternatives to ensure that you have a wonderful experience.


Private Transportation


When plan your lunches, we consider the balance of food quality, dining environment and tour convenience. We will provide lunch in a local restaurant whenever possible. The meal will give you an opportunity to eat at local restaurant, follow local customs, and taste local dishes. However in some remote regions where it’s simply hard to find a non-tourist restaurant, the meal could be arranged at a local tourist restaurant or a local family


Your own dinner choice


With our comfortable and safe private transportation, your tour will be more relaxing and less tiresome, keeping you in the best spirits to make the most of your experience in China.

In every destination visited, your vehicle is air conditioned, clean, and expertly maintained. Your private driver is licensed, insured, and very experienced.

To maximize your comfort, we use vehicles with extra space for you and your luggage. Depending on how many are traveling together, we generally use sedans or mini vans (7 seats) for 4 people or less, large vans or small coaches (12-22 seats) for 5-12 people, medium coaches (33 – 37 seats) for 13 – 25 people, and large coaches (45 seats over) for more than 25 people.

Tipping Guidelines

It is customary to tip service providers in the travel industry in Asia, depending on the service. Tipping is expected — though not compulsory — and shows an expression of satisfaction with the people who have assisted you on your tour. Recommendations for tipping drivers (5 USD per person per day as a guideline) and local guides (8 USD per person per day as a guideline) would depend on the quality and length of the service.

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