16-Day Turpan-Dunhuang-Lanzhou-Xiahe from $2262 per person!

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Tour Code: BT-L602


Destinations: Beijing, Urumqi, Turpan, Dunhuang, Lanzhou, Xiahe, Xian and Shanghai
Tour Length: 15 days
Available Dates: Daily

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Daily Itinerary Summary

 
Day 01: Entry Beijing 
Meeting on arrival and check in at the well selected hotel. The left hours of the day if any are on your side for free individual arrangements.

  Hotel : Crowne Plaza


Day 02: Beijing 
Today's delightful highlights cover the Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City and the Temple of Heaven. You will be served Beijing Duck for dinner at a famous restaurant, followed by a lively Peking Opera performance at the Liyuan Theatre.

  Hotel : Crowne Plaza
  Meals : B, L, D



Day 03: Beijing 
One of the most important activities for the entire Beijing Travel is the brief hiking at the Great Wall, Badaling section. Sichuan food is arranged for lunch at a nice restaurant after a short drive. Continue the visit to the Sacred Road and the Ming Tomb in the afternoon. The a la carte dinner is served at a famous Cantonese cuisine restaurant in the Wangfujing area.

  Hotel : Crowne Plaza
  Meals : B, L, D



Day 04: Beijing Urumqi 
After the visit to the fabulous Summer Palace, leave for Urumqi by flight and transfer to the well selected hotel.

  Hotel : Sheraton Urumqi Hotel 
  Meals : B, L



Day 05: Urumqi Turpan 
Drive to Turpan and transfer to the well selected hotel. Start the city tour by visiting the Jiaohe Ruins, the Karez Well and the Sugong Pagoda.

  Hotel : Oasis Hotel
  Meals : B, L



Day 06: Turpan Dunhuang 
Turpan safari will be wrapped up after the visit to the Gaochang Ruins, the Baizikeli Thousand Buddha Cave and the Flaming Hill. Leave for Dunhuang by overnight soft sleeper train.

  Meals : B, L, D


Day 07: Dunhuang 
Meeting upon arrival at the Liuyuan railway station and transfer to the well selected hotel in Dunhuang. You will experience a short camel-riding along the Echoing Sand Dune to reach the Crescent Lake. Breakfast is on your side.

  Hotel : Buliding No. 8 of Dunhuang Hotel
  Meals : L



Day 08: Dunhuang Lanzhou 
Visit one of the greatest Buddhism grottoes - the Mogao Grottoes. Leave for Lanzhou by flight and transfer to the well selected hotel. Visit the Waterwheel Garden on the way to the hotel.

  Hotel : Sunshine Plaza
  Meals : B, L



Day 09: Lanzhou 
Drive about two hours to Yongjing County, then take speed boat to visit the Binglingsi Grottoes.

  Hotel : Sunshine Plaza
  Meals : B, L



Day 10: Lanzhou Xiahe 
Drive about 270km southward to Xiahe- which belongs to the Gannan Tibetan Autonomous County and check in at the well selected hotel. Visit the Sangke Grassland which is about 13km away from the downtown and have a visit to a Tibetan family.

  Hotel : Labuleng Hotel
  Meals : B, L



Day 11: Xiahe  Lanzhou 
Visit the Labrang Monastery and have a watch of the morning devotion in the Monastery. Drive back to Lanzhou and stay overnight at the hotel.

  Hotel : Sunshine Plaza
  Meals : B, L



Day 12: Lanzhou Xian  
Leave for Xian by flight and transfer to the well selected hotel. Rich a la carte Sichuan Cuisine lunch is served at a famous Cantonese restaurant. The following visit goes to the Great Mosque and a local family. This evening we will offer you a buffet dinner at your hotel as the welcome dinner to this ancient capital.

  Hotel : Hyatt Regency Hotel  - downtown
  Meals : B, L, D


Day 13: Xian 
The Terracotta Warriors and Horses unearthed near Xian is thought to be one of the great wonders of China and of the world. Drive through highway back to downtown to a decent restaurant to have well prepared food instead of the mass produced food around the site. Have a visit to the Big Wild Goose Pagoda and the City Wall in the afternoon. Enjoy the Tang Dynasty Dinner Show in Tang Dyansty Palace in the evening.

  Hotel : Hyatt Regency Hotel  - downtown
  Meals : B, L, D



Day 14: Xian Shanghai 
Leave for Shanghai by flight after visiting the Provincial History Museum. Be met and transfer to the well selected hotel.

  Hotel : Sofitel Hyland Hotel  - downtown
  Meals : B, L


Day 15: Shanghai

Drive downtown to visit the Shanghai Museum and the Yuyuan Garden. Take a Huangpu River cruise after lunch. The Farewell Dinner is served at the Wang Bao He Restaurant which has a history of around 260 years of serving the best Shanghai Cuisine. The memorable dinner is followed by the Portman Acrobatic Show at the Shanghai Centre Theatre.

  Hotel : Sofitel Hyland Hotel  - downtown
  Meals : B, L, D



Day 16: Shanghai/ Exit
Be at leisure until the hotel-airport transfer is arranged for you according to your homebound flight schedule.
 
  Meals : B



Tour Prices (based on per person and shown in US dollars)
Group size
Season
2-5 travelers 6-9 travelers 10 travelers & above
High season Double Occupancy $3372.00 $2792.00 $2512.00
Sole Occupancy $4232.00 $3652.00 $3342.00
Low season Double Occupancy $3172.00 $2592.00 $2212.00
Sole Occupancy $3832.00 $3262.00 $2762.00
Remark : Quotations listed are valid excluding the periods of Olympic Games staying in Beijing; F1 Grand Prix and Dec 01 to Dec 15 staying in Shanghai.

The above private guided tour is tailored for you, your family or your friends exclusively. No other participants will be in your group. In other words, others will not join in your tour and you will not take part into any tours of others on our land services.


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