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14 Days Silk Road Tour with Beijing & Shanghai

Our guide will pick you up when you arrive at Beijing airport. You will find the guide is waiting for you at the exit after you reclaim your luggage. When you meet, the guide and driver will drive you back to the hotel and help you to check in. In the rest of the day, please take your time to relax yourself after a long flight.

  • Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Chinese Kungfu Show, Badaling Great Wall, Ming Tomb, Sacred Way, Bird’s Nest, Summer Palace, Sunday Market, Id Kah Mosque, Abakh Khoja Tomb, Jiaohe Ruins, Karez Well, Sugong Pagoda, Gaochang Ruins, Bizaklik Thousand Cave, Flaming Hill, Mogao Grottoes, Crescent Lake, Echoing-Sand Mountain, Terracotta Warriors and Horses, City Wall, Tang Dynasty Show, Shaanxi History Museum, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Shanghai Museum, Yuyuan Garden, Huangpu River Cru
  • Private tour guide + Driver + Vehicle + Entrance tickets +Lunch+ Hotel with breakfast+ Domestic train & flight mentioned
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14 Days Silk Road Tour with Beijing & Shanghai
Day 1 Beijing Arrival

Our guide will pick you up when you arrive at Beijing airport. You will find the guide is waiting for you at the exit after you reclaim your luggage. When you meet, the guide and driver will drive you back to the hotel and help you to check in. In the rest of the day, please take your time to relax yourself after a long flight.

Accommodation: Beijing

Temple of Heaven

Day 2 Beijigng

Attractions: Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Chinese Kungfu Show(Breakfast+Lunch)

At about 8:30am, our guide will meet you at the hotel and start your journey. The first full day will cover four spots. First, you will visit the famous Tian’anmen Square and the Forbidden City. After a short sightseeing at Tiananmen Square, you will walk across the Golden Water Bridge and come to the splendid Forbidden City built 600 years ago, where you will be impressed by the gorgeous imperial palaces and vast storage of historical relics. It will take our 1 hour to have lunch. After the lunch, your visit continues to the Temple of Heaven in the afternoon. It is a royal temple in the Qing Dynasty (1616-1912). The unique architecture, like Hall of Prayer of Good Harvest and Echo Wall, will leave you a deep impression. In the evening, we will see an authentic Chinese Kungfu Show and then the local guide will escort you back to hotel.

Accommodation: Beijing

Forbidden City

Day 3 Beijing

Attractions: Badaling Great Wall, Ming Tomb, Sacred Way, Bird’s Nest(Breakfast+Lunch)

Today, lots of walks just for the Badaling Great Wall. You will be driven to climb the most splendid Badaling section of the Great Wall. After lunch, we will continue trip to the Ming Tombs. In tradition Chinese people’s mind, by passing the Sacred Way—-Walk along the Sacred Way, this means the road leading to heaven. On the way back to downtown hotel we will pass by Bird’s Nest to take some pictures there.

Accommodation: Beijing

Ming Tomb

Day 4 Beijing-Urumqi

Attractions: Summer Palace (Breakfast+Lunch)

In the morning our local guide will pick you up from hotel lobby and pay a visit to Summer Palace which used to be the imperial garden in the Qing Dynasty. After lunch, the guide will escort you to flight to take a flight to Urumqi. Our local guide in Urumqi will meet you at airport and then escort you to hotel.

Accommodation: Urumqi

Summer Palace

Day 5 Urumqi-Kashgar

Attractions: Sunday Market(Breakfast+Lunch)

In the morning our local guide will pick you up from hotel lobby and escort you to airport to take the morning flight to Kashgar. The local guide in Kashgar will wait you at airport and then visit the famous Sunday Market, namely Sunday Bazaar, which used to be the largest international trade market in northwestern China. Traders at home and abroad come to exchange all kinds of goods, such as Silk, salt, fur, perfume, ivory. The bazaar opens everyday in Kashgar, but the one on Sunday is the liveliest for the whole community will get together. Then transfer to hotel.

Accommodation: Kashgar

Sunday Bazaar

Day 6 Kashgar-Urumqi-Turpan

Attractions:  Id Kah Mosque, Abakh Khoja Tomb(Breakfast+Lunch)

After the breakfast, we will visit the Id Kah Mosque, a typical Islamic architecture like domes, minarets and arches, as well as pious prayers. It has a 500 years history. The last stop in Kashgar will be the Abakh Khoja Tomb, which is an ancient Islamic building complex and a cemetery. Five generations of a famous Islamic master were buried here. It is considered as the largest dome architecture in the east of the cemetery. Then the local guide will escort you to airport to take the flight to Urumqi. Our local guide and driver in Urumqi will pick you up from airport and transfer to Turpan. Arrival in Turpan you will check in hotel.

Accommodation: Turpan

Abakh Khoja Tomb

Day 7 Turpan

Attractions:  Jiaohe Ruins, Karez Well, Sugong Pagoda(Breakfast+Lunch)

Today we are going to visit three famous places. In the morning, you will have an exploration of Jiaohe Ruins, which is one of the most important towns along the ancient Silk Road. It is also the largest, oldest and best-preserved earth construction in the world. Although 2,000 years have passed, the former brilliants of Jiaohe can still be found from the ruins. Then you will visit the well-known Karez Well, the gigantic underground irrigation system created by ancient Xinjiang people. There are over 1,100 Karez Wells in Turpan, providing precious water source to this dry and hot area during the past 400 years. The last stop of today will be the existed largest ancient pagoda in Xinjiang, Sugong Pagoda. The pagoda is a 44-meter-high (144 feet) Islamic pagoda, which bears a history of over 200 years.

Accommodation: Turpan

Sugong Pagoda

Day 8 Turpan-Dunhuang

Attractions: Gaochang Ruins, Bizaklik Thousand Cave, Flaming Hill(Breakfast+Lunch)

Today we will visit four famous sites all together. First is another famous ruin in Turpan, Gaochang Ruins, which used to be the capital of ancient Gaochang Kingdom. Then you will go to the Bizaklik Thousand Buddha Cave, a series of caves with thousands of Buddhism murals. The vivid murals show many Buddhism figures, stories, and the social life about 1,000 years ago in Ancient Gaochang Kingdom. The last stop will be the hottest place in China– the Flaming Hill, situated at the north of ancient Silk Road. The temperature is so high that nothing grows on the hill. The record highest temperature of summer could reach 47.8 ℃ (118 ℉). And then take the overnight soft sleeper train to Dunhuang.

Accommodation: Overnight trian

Gaochang Ruins

Day 9 Dunhuang

Attractions: Mogao Grottoes(Lunch)

Our local driver and guide will pick you up from train station and then you will travel to the famous Mogao Grottoes which display a very colorful and descriptive world in the paintings. It is known as one of the four most famous caves in China. After visiting Mogao Caves we will check in hotel.

Accommodation: Dunhuang

Mogao Grottoes

Day 10 Dunhuang-Xian

Attractions: Crescent Lake, Echoing-Sand Mountain (Breakfast+Lunch)

Today we will visit one of the most famous attractions along the Silk Road- the Echoing-Sand Mountain. When you slide down the slope, you can hear the roaring echo of sands, hence the name. A short camel ride will leave you an unforgettable memory. Riding along the mountain to reach the Crescent Lake, your eyes will be feasted on the crescent-shaped spring surrounded by the endless Gobi desert. It has not dried up over the past one thousand years and still gushes with fresh current. After the tour end our local guide will escort you to airport to take the late flight to Xian. Our local guide and driver in Xian will meet you at airport and transfer to hotel.

Accommodation: Xi’an

Echoing-Sand Mountain

Day 11 Xian

Attractions: Terracotta Warriors and Horses, City Wall, Tang Dynasty Show(Breakfast+Lunch)

Today we will have a full and interesting trip in Xian, visiting 3 spots all together. In the morning, we will begin our trip at the world’s eighth wonder- the Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum. A delicious a la carte lunch at the best local restaurant will be prepared for you. After the lunch, we will drive back to Xian to visit the City Wall, which is the best-preserved city wall in China. It will be an unforgettable experience to rent a bike riding around the city on the wall. In the evening we will have the dumpling dinner. After finish Dumpling Dinner you can enjoy the Tang Dynasty Dance and Music Show at Shaanxi Opera Theater.

Accommodation: Xian

Terracotta Warriors and Horses

Day 12 Xian-Shanghai

Attractions: Shaanxi History Museum, Big Wild Goose Pagoda(Breakfast+Lunch)

In the morning pick up from hotel lobby by your guide and drive to visit Shaanxi History Museum, and then move to the Big Wild Goose Pagoda. Built in the Tang Dynasty, the seven-story pagoda has witnessed much changes and development of Xian in the past 1,300 years. Then the local guide and driver will escort you to airport to take the late flight to Shanghai. Our local guide in Shanghai will meet you at airport and then escort you to hotel.

Accommodation: Shanghai

Big Wild Goose Pagoda

Day 13 Shanghai

Attractions: Shanghai Museum, Yuyuan Garden, Huangpu River Cruise(Breakfast+Lunch)

We will pick you up from your hotel after breakfast to take you to the Shanghai Museum. After the museum, we will drive you to the Yuyuan Garden. At last drive to the Bund and enjoys the view of Huangpu River by cruise ship.

Accommodation: Shanghai

Shanghai Museum

Day 14 Shanghai Departure

After breakfast at the hotel, you may have all your belongings and luggage packed, check out of the hotel by yourself. Our guide and driver will drive you to the airport and help you to get the boarding pass

Tour Price Per Person ($=USD)

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Price includes

  • Internal flights and train tickets mentioned in itinerary
  • All entrance tickets as mentioned in itinerary
  • Lunches
  • All private transfer between airports, hotels and scenic spots
  • Air-condition car and driver, English speaking tour guide
  • Hotels with breakfast(based on two people sharing one twin bed room)
  • Airport Tax and Fuel Fee
  • Luggage Transfers between airports and hotels
  • One bottle of mineral water per person per day

Price excludes

  • All personal expense
  • Cable car on Great Wall
  • Optional activities
  • Meals not listed in itinerary
  • China Entry Visa Expense
  • Single Room Supplement
  • Excess Baggage Charges
  • International Airfare or train tickets Arrival and Departure from China

 

Booking Method

  • Please send your travel request via e-mail [email protected] to us. You are also welcome to call us at 0086-15129005119 from Mon to Sun 24 hours.
  • Our real trip advisors will have your booking confirmed no more than 1 working day. We even take last minute booking if time is pressing. When your booking is confirmed, you will get a confirmation email from us, which includes the confirmed detailed itinerary with prices.
  • A small amount of deposit will be charged in advance via paypal for tour booking (Deposit for tours excluding train/flight/hotel: USD50-USD100; Deposit for tours including train/flight: your travel consultant will advise according to group size and itinerary). The balance can be paid to our tour guide when you are on the tour, or the credit card balance payment via Paypal latest 3 days ahead of the tour date. Both RMB and hard currency are acceptable.

Our Tour guide

Over 15 years, we had built up a professional guide team. They are 100% guaranteed licensed guide. Apart from been knowledgeable, they are also friendly, fun, attentive, and flexible. Nothing is too difficult or troublesome for them, as they will always try their best to make a pleasant journey for you! You may get new friend after travelling in China!
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Our Driver and Vehicle

Always makes you feel safe and comfortable is the main goal of our service. The vehicles we use are all air-conditioned and kept in good safety and sanitary condition. The drivers we use are all licensed driver with many years driving experience. More attentive, we offer you a free baby seatservice if you travel with your baby. 
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Meals

Food is a part of the important culture for Chinese people. China fits for all budgets. Hotels booked by us will include breakfast. Lunch is chosen at restaurant which is popular among locals, and with good environment. (All restaurants have Western styled Washroom available if this is what makes you feel headache about China) Dinner is mostly left for yourself, so you enjoy more freedom on your local food adventure or some familiar hometown food.
If you are a Vegetarian, or Muslim , or allergy on any kind of food, you are suggested to inform this to your travel consultant, they will help arrange proper restaurant or food to meet your needs. 
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