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2019 Magnificent Silkroad Tour 16Days
Highlights

  • Visit:Forbidden City,Great Wall,Olympic Village,Terra-cotta Warriors& Horses,Jiayuguan,Dunhuang,Mogao Caves,Turpan,Jiaohe Ruins,Urumqi,Gaochang Ruins,Shenzhen
  • Includes: Domestic Air within China; Luxury Hotel ;  Meals Daily; Admission Fees and Chinese/English Blingual Tour Guide.


Day 1-2 :U.S.A. - BEIJING, CHINA
Depart West Coast today Aboard a Spacious jet for your Transpacific Journey and Cross the International Dateline.

Day 3 :Arrival Beijing on Thurdays

When arriving in Beijing, you will be greeted by our professional tour guide at the Beijing Capital Airport and then transferred to the hotel. The rest of the day will be free for your own leisure, and you can choose other scenic spots to visit at your own expenses.



Hotel : Novotel Beijing Xin Qiao Hotel or similar
Day 4 :Beijing (B/L)

After hotel breakfast, begin our wonderful city tour by visiting Forbidden City, which is the largest and the best-preserved imperial palace complex in the world. Then tour Tiananmen Square. Lastly, Stop by Tongrentang Chinese Medicine Institute, which had been designated to provide medicines for the royal pharmacy of the imperial palace of the Qing Dynasty for 188 years. (Dinner on own arrangement)

Optional Tour: You can choose to enjoy the traditional Beijing life tour: Temple of Heaven, Hutong Tour by rickshaw, following a Beijing cuisine dinner: USD55 per person (Prepaid price: USD50PP)

 


Hotel : Novotel Beijing Xin Qiao Hotel or similar
Day 5 :Beijing (B/L)

Looking like a gigantic dragon across deserts, grasslands and mountains, the Great Wall of China is one of the 'Eight Wonders of the World'. We tour the Juyongguan portion of the Great Wall in the morning and stop by a Jade Workshop where we will learn some information about the precious jade. Afterwards, drive by Olympic Village and have a photo stop at the Bird Nest &Water Cube. (Dinner on own arrangement)

Optional Tour01: You can choose to watch the amazing Kungfu Show: USD45 per person (Prepaid price: USD40PP)

Optional Tour02:Beijing duck dinner option: US$35 per person. (Nett, no commission)


Hotel : Novotel Beijing Xin Qiao Hotel or similar
Day 6 :Beijing-Xian (B) by High-speed train (second-class seat)

After hotel breakfast, take the high speed train to Xian. Upon arrival, City tour visiting the Big Wild Goose Pagoda square, then take an outside view of the Ancient City Wall before check in hotel.

Optional Tour: You can choose to watch enjoy the famous Tang Dynasty Dancing Show & Dumpling Banquet: USD55 per person.


Hotel : Wyndham Hotel Xian 5* or similar
Day 7 :Xian (B/L)
We will have a full day visit to the Terra-cotta Warriors& Horses, which are the most significant archeological excavations of the 20th century, and pay a visit to the Terra-cotta Figure Workshop en route. After lunch, tour the Qinshihuang Mausoleum
Hotel : Wyndham Hotel Xian 5* or similar
Day 8 :Xian---Jiayuguan (B/L/D) by Air
Fly to Jiayuguan in the morning. It has a history over 630 years. Upon arrival, visit Jiayuguan Fort. Standing in the endless desert with rolling mountains as its backdrop, this isolated pass will take you back to the desolation and loneliness of frontier life in ancient times
Hotel : Holiday Plaza Hotel Jiayuguan 4* or similar
Day 9 :Jiayuguan-Dunhuang (B/L)

Transfer to Dunhuang. In ancient times, Dunhuang was the trade center between China and its western neighbors. Upon arrival, visit Dunhuang Museum. The Dunhuang Museum reflects the flourishing social development and cultural exchange between China and the West during the time when Dunhuang was a major center along the Silk Road.


Hotel : The Silk Road Dunhuang Hotel 4* or similar
Day 10 :Dunhuang (B/L/D)

Pay a visit to the famous Mogao Caves, where 492 surviving grottoes are lined with Buddhist carvings, and frescoes dating back to 366 AD. Afternoon, visit Mingsha Hill and the beautiful crescent pool in the Crescent Moon Spring.


Hotel : The Silk Road Dunhuang Hotel 4* or similar
Day 11 :Dunhuang-Turpan (B/L/D) by High-speed train (second-class seat)

Take the bullet train to Turpan and visit Jiaohe Ruins, the largest and best-preserved earth construction in the world. Although 2,000 years have passed, the former glory of Jiaohe can still be found in these ruins. Enjoy the Uighur minority show tonight.


Hotel : Huozhou Hotel Turpan 4* or similar
Day12 :Turpan-Urumqi (B/L/D)

Visit Gaochang Ruins, The city was initially built as a garrison town in the first century B.C., and was a key point along the Silk Road. Continue to visit the ancient Karez irrigation system. Water flowing from the melting snows of the northern mountains, is supplied to Turpan by man-made underground channels or "karez". Transfer to Urumqi for overnight.

Hotel : Grand Mercure Urumqi Hualing 5* or similar
Day13 :Urumqi (B/L/D)

In the morning, we will visit the new XinjiangUighurAutonomousRegionMuseum and stop by the RedMountain for a panoramic view of the city. In the afternoon, we pay a visit to the HeavenlyLake on the top the HeavenlyMountain.

Hotel : Grand Mercure Urumqi Hualing 5* or similar
Day14 :UrumqiShenzhen (B) by Air
After hotel breakfast, take a flight to Shenzhen, transfer to hotel, rest of the time free at leisure
Hotel : Crowne Plaza & Suites Landmark Shenzhen 5* or similar
Day15 :Shenzhen (B/L)

Departure from hotel to visit Shenzhen Meridian View Centre to have a panoramic view of Shenzhen, learning the development history of Shenzhen and the relationship between Shenzhen and Hong Kong. Later, pay a visit to Shenzhen Museum. Lastly, enjoy some free time shopping at Luohu Shopping Mall. Rest of the day free at leisure.

Hotel : Crowne Plaza & Suites Landmark Shenzhen 5* or similar
Day16 :Shenzhen-Los Angeles B

Transfer to Shenzhen airport after breakfast for the homebound flight. Tour ends.

 

Land cost includes:

   1. Hotel accommodation based on double occupancy

   2. Daily American buffet breakfast and meals as listed in the itinerary

   3. English-conducted sightseeing tour specified in the itinerary 

   4. Domestic flight within China and China AIF

5. Beijing-Xian & Dunhuang-Turpan High-speed train (second-class seat)

 

Land cost excludes:

   1. International flight

   2. China visa

   3. Travel insurance

   4. Tips and personal expenses

 

Tipping guidelines (Based on your satisfaction of the services):

Local guide: US$7-10 per person per day

Driver: US$3-5 per person per day.

 Departure : Tuesday                         Minimun 2 passenger

Arrival Date: 4/11,5/19,6/06,7/04,8/01,9/12,11/07

CODE:

Land Only (not Incl China Domestic Tkts)

SINGLE +

 

CSR-16D $3599 +$950  

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