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13Days Beijing-Xian-Dunhuang-Turpan-Urumqi-Kashgar Silk Road Tour
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Arrive in Beijing (No meals)

Be met at the airport then transferred to your hotel. . This evening free and easy.



Beijing (Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner)

Today visit Tiananmen Square located in the center of Beijing, is the largest of its kind. It is an ideal place for people to observe celebratory occasions or fly kites.later to Fobbiden city. the royal palace in the Ming (1368 - 1644) and Qing dynasties. As the world's largest and best preserved ancient architectural complex of wooden structure, it has over 8,000 pavilions and houses thousands of time-honored treasures,after lunch to visit Temple of Heaven.back to Hotel



Beijing (Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner)

After breakfast to the Great Wall part at Badaling. This construction is one of the most remarkable feats of mankind. It was built over 2,000 years ago and in Badaling it is still in a very good shape. That part of the wall has such a good strategic location that it got never be attacked. After lunch you will visit ancient Ming Tomb constructions. Passing down the Spirit Way, an alley lined with statues of dignitaries as well as different holy animals, you will come to the marble tombs of the Ming Dynasty emperors. You will visit one of the biggest tombs



Beijing-Xian(Breakfast, Lunch)

This morning visit Summer palace. Later visit Hutong area. Afterdinner take night sleeper train head for xian, stay on the train



Xian(Breakfast, Lunch,Diner)

Today will visit The Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses are the most significant archeological excavations of the 20th century. After lunch at a local restaurant, visit the Huaqing Hot Springs. which is famed for both its dainty spring scenery and the romantic love story of Emperor Xuanzong(685-762)and his concubine Yang Guifei in the Tang Dynasty. Its long history and location amoing the wonderful landcapes of Xian should entice any visitor to visit and bathe in this hot spring.



Xian(Breakfast, Lunch,Diner)

Visit the Shaanxi Provincial Museum, which is located to the northwest of the Giant Wild Goose Pagoda in the ancient city Xi'an, in the Shaanxi province of China, is one of the first huge state museums with modern facilities in China.

After having lunch at the local restaurant, visit the Ancient City Wall.



Xian fly Dunhuang(Breakfast)

Upon arrival , pick up and check in.




later visit Mogao Caves.), also known as the Caves of the Thousand Buddhas,form a system of 492 temples 25 km (16 mi) southeast of the center of Dunhuang, an oasis strategically located at a religious and cultural crossroads on the Silk Road,  Next is the natural wonder of the Echoing-sand Dune. Take a short camel ride to the Crescent Lake, and wait for the sun to set.

Then take night sleeper train to Turpan



Turpan(Breakfast, Lunch,Dinner)

After breakfast visit Jiaohe Ruins, is a Chinese archaeological site found in the Yarnaz Valley, 10 km west of the city of Turpan in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.It is a natural fortress located atop a steep cliff on a leaf-shaped plateau between two deep river valleys. Next is the Karez Well. The extremely dry and rainless weather makes living condition very difficult for plants. Hence, out of necessity, the skillful ancient artisans created a special and great irrigation system to divert underground water.  The last destination today is the more than 230 years old Sugong Pagoda, which has a unique design and novel appearance.



Turpan–Urumqi (Breakfast, Lunch,Dinner)

This amazing day begins with an excursion to Gaochang Ruins. Next is the Bizaklik Thousand Buddha Cave, Your adventure continues to the Flaming Hill to see its peculiar natural landscape and listen to stories filled with myths and legends.transfer to Urumqi hotel ,check in



Urumqi–Kashgar(Breakfast, Lunch,Dinner)

The guide will accompany you board a morning flight to Kashgar Kashgar is rich in ethnic endemic and regional culture of Uygur nationality. Having thrived for more than 2000 years, Kashgar Sunday Market best embodies the local special features. Make a visit there. The bazaar was once the largest merchandise distribution center for all Silk Route traders in Asia. The bazaar used to be open only on Sunday before 1992, hence the name. However, it is now open daily although the busiest and liveliest happening is still on Sunday.you can find many goods there.



Kashgar-Urumqi(Breakfast, Lunch,Dinner)

visit the Id Kah Mosque, an old street and the Abakh Khoja Tomb.the time-honored complex is still being used today by the Muslims for their prayer services. Fly back to Urumqi




After breakfast, transfer you to airport, see you off

End of service.


·Great Wall
·National Palace Museum
·Chengde Mountain Resort
·Terracotta Warriors and Horses
·Hangzhou West Lake
·Suzhou gardens
·Yangtze River Three Gorges
·Guilin Landscape
·Taiwan's Sun Moon Lake