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16 Days Shanghai, Xian, Lanzhou, Xiahe, Dunhuang, Turpan, Urumqi, Beijing Tours

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Tour Code: SRA-02
Destination: Shanghai, Xian, Lanzhou, Xiahe, Dunhuang, Turpan, Urumqi, Beijing
Departs: Anytime
Tour Price: From Only 2480 USD / Per adult
Attractions: Yuyuan Garden, Acrobatic Show, Terrecotta Warriors museum, Dumpling Dinner, Tang Dynasty Show, Binglingsi Grottoes, Sangke Grassland, Labrang Monastery, Mogao Caves, Gaochang Ruins, Bizaklik Buddha Cave, Forbidden City, Kun Fu Show
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Dates & Prices

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Apr.1 - Oct.31 $3320.00 $2720.00 $2480.00
Special Notes: 1. Save up to 5% if you book 3 months before your travel date.
2. We convert Chinese currency to US Dollars at a rate of CNY 6.15 = US$1 for our quotations.
3. Many factors which will influence the price, please send enquiry and get exact quote from our trip consultants.

Price Includes:

1. All arrangements and first admission/entrance fees of scenic spots specified in the itinerary.
2. Buffet breakfast, Chinese lunch or dinner as listed in the itinerary.
3. Well-equipped commercial vehicle with excellent private guide and driver accompanied on your tour between airports, train stations, scenic spots and hotels.
4. 4-Star Hotel based on two persons sharing one room with twin beds. All hotels as listed in the itinerary serve daily western or Chinese breakfast unless specified.
5. Airfare of Shanghai-Xian, Xian-Lanzhou, Lanzhou-Dunhuang, Urumqi-Beijing. Soft-sleeper train from Dunhuang-Turpan.
6. Travel Agency’s Liability Insurance with your tour inside China.
7. Chinese government taxes and the city construction fees on your travel tour.
Day1Arrive in Shanghai
  • After you arrive in Shanghai, our local guide will pick you up and then drive to hotel for a good rest.

  • Accommodation:
    Hengsheng Peninsula International Hotel
    ★★★★(4 Star Star)
  • No meal
Day2Shanghai
  • After breakfast, you will visit a place of peace and comfort in the heart of bustling Shanghai, Yuyuan Garden(1 hour). Then head to Jade Buddha Temple, a venerable and famous Buddhist temple in Shanghai. Next visit the Nanjing Road, the most famous shopping street in Shanghai. Atferwards, proceed to the Bund, home to international architecture with dozens of high buildings standing (40 minutes)and a large museum of ancient Chinese art, Shanghai Meseum(1.5 hours). At night, appreciate a fantastic Acrobatic Show.

  • Accommodation:
    Hengsheng Peninsula International Hotel
    ★★★★(4 Star Star)
  • Breakfast, Chinese Lunch, Chinese Dinner
Day3Shanghai-Xian
  • After breakfast, take a morning flight to Xian. Arrive in Xian, your guide will meet you at the airport and help you check in the hotel. The rest time will be free on your own.

  • Accommodation:
    Meihua Goldentang Hotel
    ★★★★(4 Star Star)
  • Breakfast
Day4Xian
  • Today you will go to take a Terrecotta Warriors and Horses travel, the greatest archaeological discovery of the 20th century (2 hours); and Qin Tomb, Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor (1 hour). Then head to the Big Wild Googse Pagoda, one of the most famous Buddhist pagodas in China (1 hour). After that, go ahead to visit a complex and well-organized system of defense for the city - Ancient City Wall (1 hour). At night, you will enjoy Dumpling Dinner (1 hour) and Tang Dynasty Dance Show (1 hour).

  • Accommodation:
    Meihua Goldentang Hotel
    ★★★★(4 Star Star)
  • Breakfast, Chinese Lunch, Chinese Dinner
Day5Xian-Lanzhou
  • In the morning, your guide will pick you up from the hotel, you will visit the Great Mosque. Afterwards, take a flight to Lanzhou. Arrive in Lanzhou, your guide will help you check in the hotel.

  • Accommodation:
    Tianyuan International Hotel
    ★★★★(4 Star Star)
  • Breakfast, Chinese Lunch
Day6Lanzhou
  • Today you will have a day's time to visit the Binglingsi Grottoes, a very important historical site, both amazing in craft art and in religious meaning.

  • Accommodation:
    Tianyuan International Hotel
    ★★★★(4 Star Star)
  • Breakfast, Chinese Lunch
Day7Lanzhou-Xiahe
  • In the morning, you will be driven to Xiahe. Visit the Sangke Grassland, famous for its excellent pasture and frequent magnificent Buddhist ceremonies.

  • Accommodation:
    Wangfu Hotel
    ★★★(3 Star Star)
  • Breakfast, Chinese Lunch
Day8Xiahe-Lanzhou
  • In the morning, visit the Labrang Monastery. It is Tibetan Buddhism's most important monastery town outside Tibet itself. It is famous for thousands of statues of Buddha made of gold, silver, copper, and aluminum. Then you will be driven back to Lanzhou, visit the Gansu Provincial Museum. It has an excellent selection of exhibits relating to Gansu and the Silk Road. 75,000 cultural relics including natural resources and historical exhibits are exhibited here.

  • Accommodation:
    Lanzhou Legend Hotel
    ★★★★(4 Star Star)
  • Breakfast, Chinese Lunch
Day9Lanzhou-Dunhuang
  • Today begin your tour with a visit to the Ancient Water Mill, Water Mill is a kind of ancient implement for irrigating at past. This Mill Wheel was imitated by Lanzhou Government for reappearance.Driven to airport to take a flight to Dunhuang. Arrive in Dunhuang, check in your hotel.

  • Accommodation:
    The Silk Road Dunhuang Hotel
    ★★★★(4 Star Star)
  • Breakfast, Chinese Lunch
Day10Dunhuang-Turpan
  • In the morning, your guide will pick you up from the train station. Then transfer to visit the famous Mogao Caves, containing some of the finest examples of Buddhist art spanning a period of 1,000 years. Then take a Camel-Riding along the Echoing-Sand Dune to reach the Crescent Lake.
    Take an overnight soft-sleeper train to Turpan.

  • Accommodation:
    On the train
    ( Star)
  • Breakfast, Chinese Lunch
Day11Turpan
  • In the morning, visit Jiaohe Ruins, lies ten kilometers to the west of Turpan, situated on an island in the middle of river waters flowing throug the Yarnaz Valley—the name itself means "at the confluence of two rivers." Next proceed to the famous Karez Well. Some people hold the view that Karez Wells of Xinjiang, the Great Wall and Canal constitute three Ancient Chinese Works. After that, you'll have a visit to the Sugong Pagoda. The pagoda displays the typical features of Uygur architecture.

  • Accommodation:
    Huozhou Hotel
    ★★★★(4 Star Star)
  • Breakfast, Chinese Lunch
Day12Turpan-Urumqi
  • In the morning, you will visit the Gaochang Ruins. Gaochang was built in the 1st century BC, it was an important site along the Silk Road. It played a key role as a transportation hub in western China. After that, pay a visit to the Bizaklik Thousand Buddha Cave. In the morning, our local professional guide will take you to visit the Buddhist Bezelkik Caves. These caves used to be palace temples of the Huihu Kingdom. Afterwards, you'll move to the Flaming Hill. The climate of this mountain is harsh and the temperature is extremely hot in the summer, the hottest spot in China with frequent temperature reaching over 50 °C or higher. After the sightseeing, you will be driven to Urumqi.

  • Accommodation:
    Hotel World Plaza
    ★★★★(4 Star Star)
  • Breakfast, Chinese Lunch
Day13Urumqi-Beijing
  • Today you'll take a morning flight to Beijing. Check in your hotel. Then pay a visit the Summer Palace, the largest, most beautiful and exquisite imperial garden in the world. (90 minutes).

  • Accommodation:
    Jinqiao International Apartment Hotel
    ★★★★(4 Star Star)
  • Breakfast, Chinese Lunch
Day14Beijing
  • You will start your Beijing day trip from the Tiananmen Square including Tiananmen Rostrum, the symbolic landmark of Beijing and China and other main buildings such as National Museum of China, Great Hall of the People, parliament building of China, etc. (30 minutes). Afterwards, visit the Forbidden City, the largest imperial palace complex in the world. (2 hours) After lunch, visit , the largest building complex for worshiping the God of Heaven in the worldTemple of Heaven(90 minutes).
    At night, enjoy the Beijing Duck Dinner and appreciate a Chinese Kung Fu Show.

  • Accommodation:
    Jinqiao International Apartment Hotel
    ★★★★(4 Star Star)
  • Breakfast, Chinese Lunch, Chinese Dinner
Day15Beijing
  • First visit Mutianyu Great Wall, which is the best preserved section of the Great Wall. Climb up the Great Wall, well-known for the longest defense wall in the world. (Cable Car is optional). (2 hours)

    After lunch, visit Ming Tombs – Dingling, the mausoleum of Emperor Yongle who was the third emperor of the Ming Dynasty. (1 hour) Then driven back to the hotel, on the way, visit the Bird’s Nest from the exterior.

  • Accommodation:
    Jinqiao International Apartment Hotel
    ★★★★(4 Star Star)
  • Breakfast, Chinese Lunch
Day16Depart Beijing
  • Today you will be transfered to the airport for your departure flight, tour ends.

  • Accommodation:
    ( Star)
  • Breakfast