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China's Silk Road

 

Summary:

Discover the treasures of the Silk Road on this 15-day adventure through China, retracing part of the ancient trade route that linked East and West. An epic journey from bustling Beijing to the frontier city of Kashgar, travel by train across diverse and ...

Duration
15 Days
Cities
6
Next Departure
17-May-2021
Starting at
USD 3,105.00
Price per day
USD 207.00

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Operator
Intrepid Travel
Tour
China's Silk Road
Travel Style
Small Group Tour with More Flexibility
Group Size
1 - 12
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Summary

Discover the treasures of the Silk Road on this 15-day adventure through China, retracing part of the ancient trade route that linked East and West. An epic journey from bustling Beijing to the frontier city of Kashgar, travel by train across diverse and beautifully rugged landscapes to see some of the country’s most spectacular relics. From dynastic palaces and Muslim minarets to hidden grottoes and rock-cut Buddhist masterpieces, this is an unforgettable Eastern odyssey.

Short Itinerary

Day 1.
Beijing
Day 2.
Xi'an
Day 3.
Xi'an
Day 4.
Xi'an - Overnight Train
Day 5.
Zhangye
Day 6.
Zhangye - Danxia Geological Park
Day 7.
Jiayuguan
Day 8.
Jiayuguan - Dunhuang
Day 9.
Dunhuang
Day 10.
Turpan
Day 11.
Turpan
Day 12.
Overnight Train
Day 13.
Kashgar
Day 14.
Kashgar
Day 15.
Kashgar

Visited cities (6): Beijing, Dunhuang, Jiayuguan, Kashgar, Xian, Zhangye

 

Remarks

Highlights

  • Follow the route of the ancient Silk Road, travelling in the footsteps of countless generations of nomads and traders
  • Discover the unreal, ancient rainbow-coloured landscape of Zhangye, a UNESCO site that looks like countless pots of bright paint have been spilled across sandstone mountains. You won't be able to put your camera away!
  • Uncover the ‘other terracotta warriors’ in Xi’an’s Hanyangling Mausoleum, an authentic and more personal burial site that’s home to tens of thousands of buried pottery figures
  • Experience the unique atmosphere of Kashgar’s Sunday Market

Travel Package

DescriptionComing from Going to
Tour Beijing Kashgar

This is an Organised Group Tour: the itinerary has been predefined by the tour operator. The tour destinations, duration, accommodations, departure dates and the price are fix. You can join, enjoy and meet other people.

       

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