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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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All Inclusive Day Tour in Kashgar including Apa Hoja Tomb, Id Ghar Mosque and Grand Bazaar

All Inclusive Day Tour in Kashgar including Apa Hoja Tomb, Id Ghar Mosque and Grand Bazaar - Kashgar, China

Duration: 1 day
Location: Kashgar, China

From USD
$69.00

Kashgar is the hub on Silk Road since ancient time. This private day trip will offer you a wonderful day to explore Kashgar old town, Id Ghar Mosque, Apa Hoja Tomb, Grand Bazaar, and Handicraft Street...etc ... More info ›

Kashgar is the hub on Silk Road since ancient time. This private day trip will offer you a wonderful day to explore Kashgar old town, Id Ghar Mosque, Apa Hoja Tomb, Grand Bazaar, and Handicraft Street...etc. A local Uyghur style lunch, all entrance fees, private guide and transfer servcie are all inclusive.

Your private guide will pick you up from the lobby of your downtown Kashgar hotel at 10:00am. Your first stop of the day will be Apa Hoja Tomb (built in 1640 by local Imam), and the mausoleum is in impressive Uyghur architectural style. Next, you will move on to Kashgar old town to immerse yourself in local lifestyle. Wander around local streets and browse through shops. From Kashgar old town, you can walk to the Handicraft Street to see local workshops producing music instruments, tools, bronze vessels for food...etc. At the end of the walking tour, you will visit Id Ghar Mosque, the biggest mosque in Xinjiang. Enter the mosque at non-praying time to appreciate its architecture and decor.

Lunch is arranged at a local Uyghur’s house for you to taste the authentic and traditional Uyghur food including nang bread, hand-stretched noodles, and pilau...etc.

In the afternoon, you will have plenty of time for shopping at the Grand Bazaar, which is well known in Central Asia for its colorful and lively market. It has been two thousand years since the inception of Kashgar Grand Bazaar. Located at the crossroads, you will find a diverse crow from allover central Asia.

When your tour is finished, you will be transferred back to your hotel.

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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 Tour: Kashgar City Highlights and Animal Bazaar

All Inclusive Private Day Tour: Kashgar City Highlights and Animal Bazaar - Kashgar, China

Duration: 8 hours
Location: Kashgar, China

From USD
$69.00

Kashgar is the hub on the Silk Road from ancient times to the present. This 8-hour private tour is only available on Sundays and will offer you a great opportunity to explore the old town, Id Ghar Mosque, Apa Khoja tomb, Grand Bazaar and Handicraft Street ... More info ›

Kashgar is the hub on the Silk Road from ancient times to the present. This 8-hour private tour is only available on Sundays and will offer you a great opportunity to explore the old town, Id Ghar Mosque, Apa Khoja tomb, Grand Bazaar and Handicraft Street. As a special treat, a visit will be made to the Animal Bazaar which is only open one day a week. Local lunch, all entrance fees, private guide and transfer service are all inclusive.

Meet your friendly tour guide in the lobby of your hotel at 10:00am to start your exciting Kashgar city day tour.

First, you will visit Apa Khoja tomb. Built in 1640 AD by local Imam Yusup, notice its impressive Uyghur Islamic architectural style with its minarets and domes. Next, head out to the city's suburbs to visit the Sunday Animal Bazaar where local farmers sell their livestock including sheep, goats, horses, donkeys, camels and more.

After visiting the farm, you will return to Kashgar and make your way through the old town to indulge in the local life, wander around the local streets and shops. Continue to the Ancient Art Street also known as Handicrafts Street where you will see local workshops making musical instruments, tools, bronze vessels, food, etc. To end the walking tour, enjoy the architecture and an inside visit of Id Ghar Mosque, the largest mosque in Xinjiang (outside visit only during prayer time).

Savor lunch arranged in a local Uyghur’s house where you will taste traditional Uyghur food including Nang bread, hand-stretched noodles, pilaf and more. In the afternoon, you will be offered plenty of time to shop in the Grand Bazaar which dates back to 120 BC.

Upon completion of the tour, board your private vehicle for a transfer to your hotel.

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All Inclusive Private Day Tour: Discover Turpan including Karez System and Emin Minaret

All Inclusive Private Day Tour: Discover Turpan including Karez System and Emin Minaret - Turpan, China

Duration: 10 hours
Location: Turpan, China

From USD
$99.00

Discover the city of Turpan while on this full-day tour, led by a private guide. Explore well-preserved ancient towns including taking a walk on the rustic Silk Road ... More info ›

Discover the city of Turpan while on this full-day tour, led by a private guide. Explore well-preserved ancient towns including taking a walk on the rustic Silk Road. See the Karez Irrigation System, Emin Minaret, Bezklik Thousand Buddha Caves, Astana Tombs and other pivotal areas before returning to your hotel.

Meet your guide in the lobby of your Turpan hotel at 9:00am. Visit the Bezklik Thousand Buddha Caves, an abandoned site. Here, fresco and statues dating back to the 15th century reside. Then, make your way to the Astana Tombs, once a public cemetery 1,000 years ago for the citizens of the Gaochang Kingdom. Take the opportunity to observe the incredible tomb paintings in three of the tombs in the burial grounds.

Afterwards, you will head to the ruins of the ancient city of Gaochang. The city was one of the most renowned kingdom in history along the Silk Road. Visit temples, stupas, city walls, and more that run through the town.

Take a break for lunch in the yard of a local Uyghur's house.

In the afternoon, visit Emin Minaret (built in 1,777 by a local king, Sulaiman), you will find it's in a typical Uyghur architecture style. It then served as the symbol of Turpan city. The last stop will be the ancient City of Jiaohe, built on a 124-foot (38-meter) highland and home to preserved houses, temples, and stupas.

At the end of your tour, return to your hotel.

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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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