Join In Tour (Guaranteed departure)

2017 Magnificent Silkroad 14days

Beijing, Xian, Jiayuguan,Dunhuang,Turpan,Urumqi, Shenzhen Tour...


Guaranteed Departure Based on Minimum of 2Pax with fixed dates

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When arriving in Beijing, you will be greeted by our professional tour guide at Beijing Capital Airport and then transferred to 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: Oriental Bay International Hotel 5* or similar

www.hotelorientalbay.com 

Meals: No meals

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Day02 Beijing


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 and outside view of the National Grand Theater. Afterwards, visit the Summer Palace, where we will enjoy a relaxing boat ride on Kunming Lake. 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. Peking Duck Dinner will be served tonight. 

Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Special Dinner

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Day03 Beijing



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 will 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, pay a visit to Changling of the Ming Tombs. Lastly, drive by Olympic Village and have a photo stop at the Bird Nest & Water Cube. 

Optional Tour: You can choose to enjoy the famous Beijing acrobatic show after dinner: USD40 per person (Prepaid price: USD30PP)

Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

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Day04 Beijingblob.pngXian by High-speed train (second-class seat)


After hotel breakfast, take high speed train to Xian, the ancient capital city for 11 dynasties in Chinese history. Visit the Big Wild Goose Pagoda. As the symbol of the old-line Xian, Big Wild Goose Pagoda (Dayan Pagoda) is a well-preserved ancient building and a holy place for Buddhists. Afterwards, proceed to visit Shanxi History Museum, which has been regarded as “the pearl of ancient dynasties and house of Chinese treasures”. Then take an outside view of the Ancient City Wall

Hotel: Golden Flower Hotel by Shangri-La 5* or similar

www.shangri-la.com/cn/xian/goldenflower 

Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

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Day05 Xian



Visit 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. Then tour the Qinshihuang Mausoleum. Transfer back to hotel rest of time free at leisure.

Optional Tour: You can choose to watch enjoy the famous Tang Dynasty Dancing Show & Dumpling Banquet: USD55 per person (Prepaid price: USD45PP)

Meals: Breakfast/Lunch

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Day06 Xianblob.pngJiayuguan


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

Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

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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 

www.dunhuangresort.com/ 

Meals: Breakfast/Lunch

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Day08 Dunhuang



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.

Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

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Day09 Dunhuangblob.pngTurpan 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 

Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

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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

http://www.mercure.com/gb/hotel-8557-grand-mercure-urumqi-hualing/index.shtml 

Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

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Day11 Urumqi



In the morning, we will visit the new Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region Museum and stop by the Red Mountain for a panoramic view of the city. In the afternoon, we pay a visit to the Heavenly Lake on the top the Heavenly Mountain.

Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

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Take morning flight to Shenzhen. Upon arrival, transfer to hotel, rest of the time free at leisure. 

Hotel: Shangri-La Hotel, Shenzhen 5* or similar

http://www.shangri-la.com/shenzhen/shangrila/ 

Meals: Breakfast

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Day13 Shenzhen


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.

Meals: Breakfast/Lunch

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

Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner


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Package price (twin sharing): US$/ Per Person

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Service charges for local guides & drivers (same for adult and children): US$10Per person per day*14days=US$140PP (To be collected upon arrival in Beijing)



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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


Land cost excludes:

   1. International flight

   2. China visa

   3. Travel insurance

   4. Tips and personal expenses