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5-Night Private Silk Road Trip from Urumqi to Dunhuang including Hotel Accommodations

5-Night Private Silk Road Trip from Urumqi to Dunhuang including Hotel Accommodations - Ürümqi, China

Duration: 6 days
Location: Ürümqi, China

From USD
$949.00

This 5 nights classic private tour takes you to explore Chinese section of ancient Silk Road northern route from Urumqi to Dunhuang. You will travel the path of thousands of merchants and camel caravans and witness its changes in modern days ... More info ›

This 5 nights classic private tour takes you to explore Chinese section of ancient Silk Road northern route from Urumqi to Dunhuang. You will travel the path of thousands of merchants and camel caravans and witness its changes in modern days. Attractions you will visit during this tour includes Mogao Grottos, Turpan Oasis, Loulan Mummies, and Heavenly Lake located on the northern side of Tianshan Mountains.

Day 1: Arriving Urumqi
Pick up from Diwopu International Airport or Urumqi Rail Station and transfer you to the hotel. Spend the rest of the day at your leisure exploring the streets of Urumqi.
Accommodation: 4-Star Xiangjiang Lihua Hotel, Urumqi

Day 2: Urumqi - Heavenly Lake - Urumqi (B)
Visit Xinjiang Museum where well-preserved Chinese mummies are exhibited. The spectacular one stands out from the rest named "Beauty of Loulan," who was buried 4,000 years ago near the town of Loulan in Taklimakan Desert. "Beauty of Loulan" was remarkably preserved in an open coffin under hot desert sands of the Taklamakan when she was excavated in 1980. 

After lunch, head up to Heavenly Lake, located on the north side of the Bodga Shan range of the Tianshan Mountains t. Later, return to Urumqi and stroll through the wonderful Erdaoqiao Bazaar before driving back your hotel.
Accommodation: 4-Star Xiangjiang Lihua Hotel, Urumqi

Day 3: Urumqi - Turpan (B, L)
Visit Turpan, the centre of a fertile oasis and an important trade center along the Silk Road that was once adjacent to the kingdoms of Kroran and Yanqi. Visit Emin Minaret, the symbol of Turpan before your authentic local lunch at a Uyghur home under the grape vine in open air. Explore the Ancient City of Gaochang, Bezklik Grottos, Astana Ancient Tombs before returning to your hotel.
Accommodation: 4-Star Xiangjiang Lihua Hotel, Urumqi

Day 4. Turpan - Liuyuan (via bullet train) - Dunhuang (B)
Explore ruin of ancient Jiaohe city, the capital of Anterior Jushi kingdom during 108 B.C. to 450 A.D. With Karez Irrigation System helps irrigating the oasis, Jiaohe was an important site along the Silk Road trade route leading west adjacent to Korla and Karasahr kingdoms. Catch a bullet train to Liuyuan and be transferred to Dunhuang hotel.  Visit the night market nearby the hotel if you like.
Accommodation: 4-Star Dunhuang Hotel

Day 5: Dunhuang (B)
Visit the highlight of Silk Road today, Mogao Grottoes (Caves of the Thousand Buddhas), where you will be impressed by the fresco and statues in the caves. These caves are examples of rock-cut architecture of soft gravel conglomerate not suitable for either sculpture or elaborate architectural details. Enjoy a fun hike on the sand dunes to visit the Crescent Spring.
Accommodation: 4-Star Dunhuang Hotel

Day 6: Departing Dunhuang (B)
If time allows, visit Dunhuang Museum before heading to Dunhuang Airport where this 6 days trip concludes.

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6-Night Private Silk Road Trip from Urumqi to Dunhuang and Jiayuguan including Hotel Accommodations

6-Night Private Silk Road Trip from Urumqi to Dunhuang and Jiayuguan including Hotel Accommodations - Ürümqi, China

Duration: 7 days
Location: Ürümqi, China

From USD
$1239.00

This 6 nights classic private tour takes you to explore Chinese section of ancient Silk Road northern route from Urumqi to Dunhuang, then Jiayuguan. You will travel the path of thousands of merchants and camel caravans to witness its changes in modern days ... More info ›

This 6 nights classic private tour takes you to explore Chinese section of ancient Silk Road northern route from Urumqi to Dunhuang, then Jiayuguan. You will travel the path of thousands of merchants and camel caravans to witness its changes in modern days. Attractions you will visit during this tour includes Jiyuguan Fort, Overhanging Great Wall, Mogao Grottos, Turpan Oasis, Loulan Mummies, and Heavenly Lake located on the northern side of Tianshan Mountains.

Day 1: Arriving Urumqi
Upon arrival at Urumqi Airport or Urumqi Rail Station, your guide will send you to the hotel for check-in.
Accommodation: 4-Star Xiangjiang Lihua Hotel, Urumqi

Day 2: Urumqi - Heavenly Lake - Urumqi (B)
Visit Xinjiang Museum where well-preserved Chinese mummies are exhibited. Among which, you will find the spectacular one standing out from the rest named "Beauty of Loulan". Take lunch break, then take a one hour ride to Heavenly Lake, which is located on the north side of the Bogda Shan range of the Tianshan Mountains to enjoy fantastic mountain views and serene lake scenery. Later, return to Urumqi and stroll through the wonderful Erdaoqiao Bazaar before driving back your hotel.
Accommodation: 4-Star Xiangjiang Lihua Hotel, Urumqi

Day 3: Urumqi - Turpan (B, L)
Take a 3 hours ride to Turpan, the centre of a fertile oasis and an important trade center along the Silk Road. You will visit Emin Minaret which is the symbol of Turpan before sampling an authentic local lunch at a Uyghur home under the grape vine in open air. In the afternoon, you will explore the Ancient City of Gaochang, Bezklik Grottos, Astana Ancient Tombs before returning to your hotel.
Accommodation: 4-Star Xiangjiang Lihua Hotel, Urumqi

Day 4. Turpan - Liuyuan (via bullet train) - Dunhuang (B)
Explore ruin of ancient Jiaohe city that was once the capital of Anterior Jushi kingdom during 108 B.C. to 450 A.D. but abandoned in the 15th century. With Karez Irrigation System helps irrigating the oasis, Jiaohe was an important site along the Silk Road trade route leading west adjacent to Korla and Karasahr kingdoms. Then, catch a bullet train to Liuyuan arriving in approximately 4 hours and be transferred to Dunhuang hotel in about two hours. Be sure to explore the night market nearby the hotel in the evening!
Accommodation: 4-Star Dunhuang Hotel

Day 5: Dunhuang (B)
Visit the highlight of Silk Road today, Mogao Grottoes (Caves of the Thousand Buddhas). These caves are examples of rock-cut architecture of soft gravel conglomerate not suitable for either sculpture or elaborate architectural details.After lunch, enjoy a fun hike on the sand dunes to visit the Crescent Spring.
Accommodation: 4-Star Dunhuang Hotel

Day 6: Dunhuang - Jiayuguan (B)
Catch 4-hour train to Jiayuguan, the western end of the Great Wall for Ming Dynasty. Visit Jiayuguan Fort that is called The First Pass Under Heaven. Climb up the Overhanging Great Wall (reconstructed in 1980s based on the original site with a wonderful view).
Accommodation: 4-Star Jiayuguan Great Wall Hotel

Day 7: Departing Jiayuguan (B)
If time allows, visit Wei and Jin Tombs before heading to Jiayuguan Airport

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All Inclusive Private Day Trip to Turpan from Urumqi including Bezklik Thousand Buddha Caves and Karez System

All Inclusive Private Day Trip to Turpan from Urumqi including Bezklik Thousand Buddha Caves and Karez System - Ürümqi, China

Duration: 1 day
Location: Ürümqi, China

From USD
$139.00

Take a three hours ride from Urumqi to Turpan to explore the wonderful basin with well-preserved ancient cities, Karez Irrigation System, Emein Minaret, Bezklik Thousand Buddha Caves, Astana Tombs and more! A local Uyghur style lunch is also inclusive. This is a perfect day trip for people who love the history of ancient Silk Road!

At 9 o'clock in the morning, your guide will pick you up at the lobby of your centrally located hotel in Urumqi ... More info ›

Take a three hours ride from Urumqi to Turpan to explore the wonderful basin with well-preserved ancient cities, Karez Irrigation System, Emein Minaret, Bezklik Thousand Buddha Caves, Astana Tombs and more! A local Uyghur style lunch is also inclusive. This is a perfect day trip for people who love the history of ancient Silk Road!

At 9 o'clock in the morning, your guide will pick you up at the lobby of your centrally located hotel in Urumqi. Then, you will take a 3-hour ride in a private vehicle from Urumqi to Turpan. On the way, you will see windmill farms, saltwater lakes, and valley of Tianshan. After arriving in Turpan, visit Bezklik Thousand Buddha Caves, which is an abandoned site that has ruins of fresco and statues from 15th century.

Next, you will go to Astana Tombs where was a public cemetery from 1,000 years ago for the citizens of Gaochang Kingdom. From there, you will have an opportunity to see amazing mausoleum paintings in three tombs. Afterwards, you will go to ancient city ruin of Gaochang which was one of the most renowned kingdom along the Silk Road in the history. You can wander around to visit temples, stupas, city walls...etc among the ruin.

Lunch will be provided in the yard of a local Uyghur house. Later, before you head back to Urumqi, you will learn why Turpan could sustain itself in long history by visiting the Karez Irrigation System. After the irrigation system visit, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Urumqi where this wonderful day trip concludes.

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5-Night Private Silk Road Trip from Dunhuang to Urumqi including Hotel Accommodations

5-Night Private Silk Road Trip from Dunhuang to Urumqi including Hotel Accommodations - Ürümqi, China

Duration: 6 days
Location: Ürümqi, China

From USD
$989.00

This 5 nights classic private tour takes you to explore Chinese section of ancient Silk Road northern route from Dunhuang to Urumqi. You will travel the path of thousands of merchants and camel caravans and witness its changes in modern days ... More info ›

This 5 nights classic private tour takes you to explore Chinese section of ancient Silk Road northern route from Dunhuang to Urumqi. You will travel the path of thousands of merchants and camel caravans and witness its changes in modern days. Attractions you will visit during this tour includes Mogao Grottos, Turpan Oasis, Loulan Mummies, and Heavenly Lake located on the northern side of Tianshan Mountains.

Day 1: Arriving Dunhuang
Upon arrival at Dunhuang Airport or Dunhuang Rail Station, meet your guide at arrival lobby and go to the hotel for check-in. You may spend the rest of the day at your leisure exploring the streets of Dunhuang. Be sure to explore the night market nearby the hotel in the evening!
Accommodation: 4-Star Dunhuang Hotel

Day 2: Dunhuang - Liuyuan (via bullet train) - Turpan (B)
You will visit the highlight of Silk Road today, Mogao Grottoes (Caves of the Thousand Buddhas), where you will be impressed by the fresco and statues in the caves. These caves are examples of rock-cut architecture of soft gravel conglomerate not suitable for either sculpture or elaborate architectural details. In the afternoon,  you will catch a bullet train to Turpan arriving in approximately 4 hours and be transferred to Turpan hotel in about 30 minutes.
Accommodation: 4-Star Huozhou Hotel, Turpan

Day 3. Turpan (B, L)
After breakfast, you will start to visit Turpan, the centre of a fertile oasis and an important trade center along the Silk Road that was once adjacent to the kingdoms of Kroran and Yanqi. You will visit Emin Minaret which is the symbol of Turpan before sampling an authentic local lunch at a Uyghur home under the grape vine in open air. Later in the afternoon, you will explore the Ancient City of Gaochang, Bezklik Grottos, Astana Ancient Tombs and Karez Irrigation System before returning to your hotel.
Accommodation: 4-Star Huozhou Hotel, Turpan

Day 4:  Turpan - Urumqi (B)
After breakfast, you will take a 3 hours ride to Urumqi, the capital of Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. In Urumqi, the impressive stop of the day is Xinjiang Museum where well-preserved Chinese mummies are exhibited. Among which, you will find the spectacular one standing out from the rest named "Beauty of Loulan," who was buried 4,000 years ago near the town of Loulan in Taklimakan Desert. "Beauty of Loulan" was remarkably preserved in an open coffin under hot desert sands of the Taklamakan when she was excavated in 1980.Later, you will head to stroll through the wonderful Erdaoqiao Bazaar before driving back your hotel.
Accommodation: 4-Star Xiangjiang Lihua Hotel, Urumqi

Day 5: Urumqi - Heavenly Lake - Urumqi (B)
Today you will take a one hour ride to Heavenly Lake, which is located on the north side of the Bodga Shan range of the Tianshan Mountains to enjoy fantastic mountain views and serene lake scenery. Then you will be taken back hotel.
Accommodation: 4-Star Xiangjiang Lihua Hotel, Urumqi

Day 6: Departing Urumqi (B)
Transferred to Urumqi Airport

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All Inclusive Private Urumqi Day Tour including Erdaoqiao Market

All Inclusive Private Urumqi Day Tour including Erdaoqiao Market - Ürümqi, China

Duration: 1 day
Location: Ürümqi, China

From USD
$75.00

Capture the highlights of Xinjiang's capital, Urumqi, on this private full-day guided tour. See tattooed mummies salvaged from the desert at the Xinjiang Regional Museum, discover local food with an à la carte lunch, admire the Hongguang Shan Giant Buddha and the Shaanxi Grand Mosque, and shop for souvenirs at Erdaoqiao Market.

At 9:30am, your private tour guide will greet you at your central Urumqi hotel ... More info ›

Capture the highlights of Xinjiang's capital, Urumqi, on this private full-day guided tour. See tattooed mummies salvaged from the desert at the Xinjiang Regional Museum, discover local food with an à la carte lunch, admire the Hongguang Shan Giant Buddha and the Shaanxi Grand Mosque, and shop for souvenirs at Erdaoqiao Market.

At 9:30am, your private tour guide will greet you at your central Urumqi hotel. Hop aboard your private, climate-controled vehicle for the short journey to the Xinjiang Regional Museum (Qu Bowoguan).

Your private guide will show you around the museum, giving historical context and background. One highlight of the collection is the well-preserved tattooed mummies discovered in the desert nearby. Look out for the Beauty of Loulan, buried around 3,800 years ago near the town of Loulan in the Taklamakan Desert and first excavated in 1980. The hot, dry sands preserved her facial features remarkably well in her open coffin: and she is still beautiful today.

Discover Xinjiang cooking, a fascinating fusion of Turkish and Central Asian elements with Chinese techniques and ingredients. Your guide will help you navigate the à la carte menu and recommend dishes to suit your palate.

It's a short ride to the Hongguang Shan Giant Buddha, which towers over downtown Urumqi at approximately 38.8 meters (128 feet) tall. Grab a few shots before you head to the Shaanxi Grand Mosque, a traditional Chinese-style mosque first built in the eighteenth century and rebuilt in 1906: it echoes the style of the famous Great Mosque in Xian.

Finally, recapture the magic of the old Silk Road with a stroll through Erdaoqiao Market, once a trading hub for merchandise from all over Central Asia. This makes a great place to shop for traditional Uighur souvenirs, and your guide can help you navigate the stalls.

As this is a private tour, the precise duration is up to you: most guests are back at their hotel by 5:30pm.

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All Inclusive Private Day Trip to Kizil Grottoes and Tianshan Gorge From Kuqa

All Inclusive Private Day Trip to Kizil Grottoes and Tianshan Gorge From Kuqa - Ürümqi, China

Duration: 10 hours
Location: Ürümqi, China

From USD
$229.00

Kuqa (761km away from Urumqi), used to be Qiuci State in the ancient time, has many Buddhists ruins that are very interesting to explore. This day trip will let you visit Kizil Grottoes and Tianshan Canyon from Kuqa ... More info ›

Kuqa (761km away from Urumqi), used to be Qiuci State in the ancient time, has many Buddhists ruins that are very interesting to explore. This day trip will let you visit Kizil Grottoes and Tianshan Canyon from Kuqa.

Please note the departure city is in Kuqa, not from Urumqi.

At 8.30 am, your guide will meet you in the hotel lobby in Kuqa that was Qiuci State in the ancient time where the famous scholar Kumarajiva was born. Then you will take 1.5- hour to Kizil Grottoes. En route you can stop for photo-taking for the Yardan landscape, which are all sorts of clay formations created by wind in the past long history. 

Kizil Grottoes, situated on the hill by the Weigan River, is one of the well-known grottoes in China. The earliest history of Kizil can be tracked back to the 3rd century, and it was abandoned on the 8th to 9th century. There are about 80 caves, and 10,000 square meters frescoes that are preserved here. You will climb up to visit the caves that has colored paintings and frescoes on the rectangular shape depicting lots of Jakata stories about Buddha,

Afterwards you will have lunch before heading to Tianshan Canyon.

Tianshan Canyon is a natural red valley situated in the Southern Tianshan with a length of 5km. The imposing mountain view leads you to walk in the quiet canyon with fewer tourists.

You will be transferred back to your hotel in Kuqa after tour is finished.

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