ALONG THE ANCIENT SILK ROUTE OF CHINA
DAY 01: Depart USA by air to China.
DAY 02: Arrive Beijing. Met and transferred to hotel by car.
DAY 03: Transfer to airport for flight to Kashgar On arrival you will be taken to the SERMAN hotel.
DAY 04: Full day sightseeing in Kashgar by car with your own English speaking guide.
DAY 05: Today is a highlight of the trip – a visit to the famous Sunday Bazaar where you can marvel a the range of things for sale even if you don't by any!
DAY 06: Transfer to airport for flight to Urumqi. On arrival stay at HUANGQUI hotel or similar.
DAY 07: Sightseeing in Urumqi and visit to nearby Tianchi.
DAY 08: Drive from Urumqi to Turpan. Stay in OASIS hotel or similar.
DAY 09: Turpan, full day sightseeing visiting the ruined old city of GaoChang, and Ahstana tomb etc.
DAY 10: Free day till night transfer to train station for departure of the train toDunhuang.
DAY 11: Arrive Dunhuang midday and transfer to hotel DUNHUANG or similar.
DAY 12: Full day tour to MaoGao Grottoes and Crescent Hill.
DAY 13: Drive to Jiayuguan. If time permits some local sightseeeing before going to train station for evening departure to Lanzhou.
DAY 14: Morning arrival and transfer to hotel JINCHENG or similar. Afternoon sightseeing.
DAY 15: Lanzhou free day.
DAY 16: Lanzhou to Xian by train. Transfer to hotel on arrival.
DAY 17: Full day sightseeing by car with English speaking guide in Xian.
DAY 18: Full day sightseeing by car in Xian.
DAY 19: Xian to Beijing by train or air.
DAY 20: Beijing free day or optional excursions are available if preferred.
DAY 21: Transfer to airport for departure flight to USA.
NOTE: This itinerary can also be taken in the reverse direction allowing extensions to the Central Asian “Stans” portion of the Silk Road. Please enquire for more details.
TOUR COST: $ 3260 per person based on twin sharing hotels. Plus international airfare at current applicable rate.
TOUR INCLUDES: Hotels and taxes, breakfast daily and some other meals during full day sightseeing excursions, transportation between cities by air, train (best available class) or by car as described in itinerary, sightseeing excursions as mentioned in itinerary by car with English speaking guide, transfers on arrival and departure in each city.
NOT INCLUDED: International airfares, airport taxes, visas, meals or sightseeing not mentioned in itinerary, items of a personal nature such as phone calls, laundry etc. or any items not sepcifically mentioned as being included.