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. the rest of the day，take your time to relax yourself after a long flight.
Day 2 Beijing
Attractions: Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven (Breakfast+Lunch)
At 08:30 of this morning, you will meet the guide in the lobby to start your journey. The first full day tour covers three scenic spots. The first stop will be the Tiananmen Square. After finish the Tiananmen Square, we will go to the Forbidden City. It will take about one hour to have our lunch, after the lunch, will get to the last stop: the Temple of Heaven. The most famous food in Beijing—- Beijing Roast Duck will be served as a welcome dinner at the Qianmen Quan Ju De restaurant.
Day 3 Beijing
Attractions: Great Wall,Sacred Way, Ming Tomb(Breakfast+Lunch)
Today we will do lots of walks just for the 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. By passing the Sacred Way—-Walk along the Sacred Way, this means the road leading to heaven.
Badaling Great Wall
Day 4 Beijing-Xian
Attractions: Ancient City Wall (Breakfast+Lunch)
In the morning you will have some free time to walk around the city. When you finish your lunch, the guide and driver will drive you to the airport and take the afternoon flight to Xi’an. Upon arrival, you will be driven to the hotel to check in. after a short rest, Xi’an guide will show you to visit the Ancient City Wall. We will show you to visit the east gate of city wall by the way to go to the fengshui museum.
Day 5 Xian
Attractions: Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum, Big Wild Goose Pagoda,Tang Dynasty Music and Dance (Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner)
At 08:30 of this morning, you will meet the guide in the lobby to visit the Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum. It will take about one hour to get there. After finish the Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum we will find a local restaurant try some local food. After lunch, we will drive back to city to visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda. In the evening, you will be driven to the Theater enjoying dumpling dinner and the Tang Dynasty Music and Dance Show— a wonderful performance of the ancient music and dance, is a must when you visit Xian.
Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum
Day 6 Xian – Dunhuang
Attractions: Shaanxi History Museum, Hanyangling Museum (Breakfast+Lunch)
Your tour guide will pick you up from you hotel to the Shaanxi History Museum first; you will visit the Hanyangling Museum, the Mausoleum of Western Han Emperor Liu Qi on the way to the airport. Have the lunch before you leave this city. Then, take the afternoon flight to Dunhuang.
Shaanxi History Museum
Day 7 Dunhuang
Attractions: Yumen Guan Pass, Great Wall of the Han Dynasty(Breakfast+Lunch)
After breakfast, you will meet your tour guide in the lobby of your hotel drive to Visit the Yumen Guan Pass and the Great Wall of the Han Dynasty (about 2000 years ago).
Yumen Guan Pass
Day 8 Dunhuang-Turpan
Attractions: Mogao Grottoes, Crescent Lake (Breakfast+Lunch)
Today your tour guide will pick you up from your hotel around 8:30 to visit the Mogao Caves – the world’s richest treasure – trove of Buddhist manuscripts, wall paintings and statuary. We will serve you local lunch. During afternoon, continue our trip to the Crescent Lake. We will send you to the train station catch the overnight train to Turpan.
Accommodation: Overnight train
Day 9 Turpan
Attractions: Gaochang Ancient City, Astana Tombs, Flaming Mountain (Lunch)
Our guide will greet you at the train station and drive you back to the hotel to check in first. You will have a short rest. Then, start your journey. The first full day tour covers three scenic spots. We will visit the Gaochang Ancient City first, on the way when we go to the Astana Tombs, we will serve you the local dishes. The last stop is the Flaming Mountain. Spend a night in Turpan.
Gaochang Ancient City
Day 10 Turpan-Urumqi
Attractions: Karez Well, Emin Minaret (Breakfast+Lunch)
Today your tour guide will pick you up from your hotel around 8:30 to visit the Karez Well— an amazing irrigation system which made Turpan a rich oasis. Another scenic spot is the Emin Minaret, a typical Uygur architecture. We will drive you back to Urumqi after finish the Grape Valley.
Day 11 Urumqi
Attractions: Heavenly Lake (Breakfast+Lunch)
In the morning, you will enjoy the view of the Heavenly Lake by cruise, which is surrounded by alpine meadows and rugged snow-capped mountains densely covered in fir, pine and cypress. After lunch, we will drive you to the Southern Pasture.
Day 12 Urumqi-Kashgar
After breakfast, you will be driven to the airport, take the flight to Kashgar. Your English speaking tour guide will greet you at the airport and transfer you back to your hotel. You will have the free activities during the afternoon.
Day 13 Kashgar-Urumqi
Attractions: Idigar Mosque, Abakh Khoja Tomb(Breakfast+Lunch)
After breakfast, your English tour guide will wait for you in the lobby of the hotel and drive you to the Idigar Mosque first. Later, we will transfer you to visit the Abakh Khoja Tomb. On the way to the last stop, we will serve you some local food. The last place is the old city. Then, you may take the evening flight back to Urumqi.
Abakh Khoja Tomb
Day 14 Urumqi – Shanghai
Attractions: Erdaoqiao Bazaar, Yuyuan Garden, the Bund (Breakfast+Lunch)
After breakfast, the whole morning you will have a free time to Visit the Erdaoqiao Bazaar. You will have your lunch in Urumqi; take the afternoon flight to Shanghai. When you meet your guide and driver, they will take you to visit the Yuyuan Garden first. The second place is The Bund, Take free walk around The Bund and enjoys the view of Huangpu River.
Day 15 Shanghai
Attractions: Shanghai Museum, Shanghai Oriental Pearl TV Tower(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 a local restaurant to try some shanghai cuisine. After your lunch, you will go to visit the Shanghai Oriental Pearl TV Tower. You can have a bird view of pudong area. We will take you back to your hotel after we finish all places.
Shanghai Oriental Pearl TV
Day 16 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.