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Day to day itineray - 13 Days

Day 1 Tue

Arrive Beijing

 

Arrive in Beijing, meet and transfer to the hotel. Free time for leisure.

 

Hotel: Chang An Grand (1st class) or similar

Day 2

Beijing / Urumqi by air (B, L, D)

 

We take the morning flight for Urumqi. It is a unique air route, as geographically it covers the two massive deserts, as well as many high red-rock or snow-capped mountains, valleys, and canyons. It's possible to imagine that you are flying over Mars. In the afternoon, we travel 70 km southwest to Nanshan Grassland, where we visit Kazakstanian, Uzbekistanian, Kyrgyzatanian minority families and chat with them in their yurts while drinking strong Milk Tea and local home-made snacks.

 

Hotel: Urumqi Hoi Tak Hotel (1st class) or similar

Day 3

Urumqi (B, L, SD)

 

Today, we drive 120 km northeast to Heavenly Lake, which is at an elevation of 2600 meters. The beautiful lake is flanked by rugged pines and cypresses, with melted clear waters reflecting the surrounding snow-capped peaks. Then we drive back and visit the Provincial Museum to see the incredible mummies from 2,000 years ago. If time permits, we'll visit the Red Hill Park and the Bazaar, which is believed to be the largest outdoor market in Xinjiang.

 

Hotel: Urumqi Hoi Tak Hotel (1st class) or similar

Day 4

Urumqi / Turpan by bus (B, L, D)

 

This morning, we drive to Turpan - an oasis surrounded by desert and dry mountains. Upon arrival, we visit the mysterious ruins of Jiaohe city, which reveals traces of a prosperous ancient trading center and military base sixteen-hundred years ago. We then visit Karez, its underground water supply and irrigation system, and its museum. Turpan is famous throughout China for its large, sweet grapes and gourds, so we will visit the grape valley and enjoy fruits there.

 

Hotel: Oasis Hotel (local best)

Day 5

Turpan / Urumqi by bus, Urumqi / Kashgar by air (B, L, D)

 

In the morning, we'll visit Sugong Pagoda, the Flaming Mountain, Bezeklik Thousand Buddha Grottoes, and lunch with a local family. In the afternoon, we drive back to Urumqi and take the evening flight to Kashgar.

 

Hotel: Qinibagh Hotel or similar

Day 6

Kashgar / Urumqi by air (B, L, D)

On Sunday morning we will watch as the Moslems pray. It is incredible to see thousands of Muslims kneeling down on the streets and squares. Then we'll visit the Sunday Bazaar - the largest outdoor market in mid-Asia. In the afternoon, we'll drive to see the tombs of the Fragrant Concubine and the old town of Kashgar, which will bring you back 500 years. Take the evening flight back to Urumqi.

 

Hotel: Urumqi Hoi Tak Hotel (1st class) or similar

Day 7

Urumqi / Dunhuang by air (B, L, D)

We take a morning flight to Dunhuang. In the afternoon, visit the world heritage site - Mogao Grottoes. It is the world's most important site of ancient Buddhist Culture. The grottoes preserve nearly a thousand years of Buddhist cave-temple architecture, clay sculpture, mural paintings, and manuscripts, dating from the 5th to 14th centuries.

 

Hotel: Dunhuang Hotel VIP Building

Day 8

Dunhuang (B, L, D)

 

Today we drive two hours west across the desert to Yumen Pass (Jade Gate Pass), which was the west terminal of the Great Wall built in Han Dynasty 2,100 years ago. Then we drive back and visit the Crescent Moon Lake and Sand Singing Dune. Ride a camel and enjoy the marvelous sunset.

 

Hotel: Dunhuang Hotel

Day 9

Dunhuang / Xi'an by air (B, L, D)

 

Fly to Xi'an in the morning. Upon arrival, meet your local guide and transfer to your hotel for check-in. In the afternoon, tour the Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Bell Tower, and Xi Guan Street.

 

Hotel: Aurum Int'l (1st class) or similar

Day 10

Xi'an (B, L, SD)

 

Today's highlight is the 2000 year-old army of Terracotta Warriors guarding the tomb of China's first emperor. Afterwards, we tour the Shaanxi Provincial Museum. Enjoy a Dumpling Dinner and Tang Dynasty Performance tonight.

 

Hotel: Aurum Int'l (1st class) or similar

Day 11

Xi'an / Shanghai by air (B)

 

Fly to Shanghai in the morning. Upon arrival, meet your local guide and transfer to your hotel for check-in. Free at leisure

 

Hotel: Galaxy Hotel (1st class) or similar

Day 12

Shanghai (B, L, D)

 

Today's sightseeing includes the Bund, Yu Garden, Jade Buddha Temple
In the evening, enjoy the Shanghai Acrobatic Show - an unforgettable experience.

 

Hotel: Galaxy Hotel (1st class) or similar

Day 13 Sun

Shanghai Exit (B)

 

Transfer to Pudong International airport for flight home forward

 

Departures & Seasonal Price in USD for SILK:
The extra fuel surcharge is subject to charge at USD per person

Arrive Beijing Tuesday

Dept Shanghai Sunday

Package Rate Per Person

Single Supplement

Extra Night Per Room in Beijing

Extra Night Per Room in Shanghai

Apr 20, 2010

May 2, 2010

$2358

$490

$78

$80

5. 04

5. 16

$2358

$490

$78

$80

5. 25

Jun 6

$2358

$490

$78

$70

Jun 8

6. 20

$2358

$490

$78

$70

6. 22

Jul 4

$2358

$490

$78

$70

Jul 6

7. 12

$2358

$490

$78

$70

7. 20

Aug 1

$2358

$490

$78

$70

Aug 3

8. 15

$2388

$490

$78

$70

8. 17

8. 29

$2358

$490

$78

$70

Sept 7

Sept 19

$2458

$550

$90

$80

9. 21

Oct 3

$2458

$550

$90

$80

Oct 7

10. 19

$2458

$550

$90

$80

Tour package includes

  • 12 nights hotel with buffet breakfast at hotels:
  • 1 night at Chang An Grand Hotel Beijing or similar
  • 3 nights at Urumqi Hoi Tak Hotel or similar
  • 1 night at Turpan Oasis Hotel or similar
  • 1 night at Kashiga Qinibagh Hotel or similar
  • 2 nights at Dunhuang Hotel VIP Building
  • 2 nights at Xian Aurum International Hotel or similar
  • 2 nights at Shanghai Galaxy Hotel or similar
  • Sightseeing with lunch & dinner listed in the above itinerary, including Peking Duck Dinner and Peking Opera in Beijing and Culture Performance in Xinjiang
  • Professional English speaking tour guide service in each city
  • Round trip airport/hotel/Train Station transfers in each city
  • Airfare Beijing / Urumqi / Kashiga / Urumqi / Dunhuang / Xian / Shanghai

Cost excludes:

  • Fuel surcharges for the domestic is subject to charge additionally.
  • Arrival and Dept International flights & International Airport Tax
  • Personal expenses and gratuities to guides, drivers, porters and cruise staff.

 

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