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Silk Road Adventure

The Silk Road was a passage for the transportation of silk in ancient times. Lots of relics on the road can still be seen now. From the relics, tourist can see the outline of the ancient metropolitan areas along the road. Camels can not be seen so often in daily life, but they are the major transportation tools on the Silk Road. In our tour packages, tourists can imagine themselves to be ancient merchants by riding camels in deserts. Just contact us to make your Silk Road dream come true!

Highlights of Silk Road

Visit local family

Gaochang Ruins - a trading post of silk road

Sunday Bazaar

and more waiting for your explore...

Hot Silk Road Adventure Tours

12-day Silk Road Adventure by Shangri-la Express

Summer, Autumn

Beijing → Luoyang → Xi'an → Tianshui → Jiayuguan → Dunhuang → Turpan → Urumqi

Highlights:

  • Unfold Silk Road's mystery by visiting distinctive attractions
  • Travel along silk road by deluxe train: eating and living in the train
  • A professor will give an entertaining and insightful lecture on the history and culture of the Silk Road

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9-day Golden Silk Road

Spring, Autumn

Xi'an → Dunhuang → Turpan → Urumqi

Highlights:

  • Come face to face with the Terracotta Warriors
  • Listen to the hum and whistle of the Singing Sand Dunes
  • Visit Turpan family

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Popular Silk Road Trips

9 days/8 nights | Private tour

Splendid Silk Road Trip

Starting from ancient city of Xi'an, venture across this vast land to reach the fascinating Urumqi.

from $1,579

15 days/14 nights | Private tour

Silk Road Glorious Tour

Explore the historical, beautiful and mysterious Silk Route of Old China with this unique tour.

from $4,049

10 days/9 nights | Fixed day tour

Urumqi to Beijing Silk Road Adventure

Starting from Urumqi all the way to the ancient capitals Xi'an and Beijing, Shangri-la Express (aka Oriental Express) will replay history for you.

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FAQ About Silk Road Travel

How to plan my Silk Road tour?

Silk Road is a long route which covers several provinces and regions in China, from Xi’an in the east to Gansu province and Xinjiang region in the west. If it is first china trip for you, we suggested you could spend at least ten days to visit Beijing, Xian, Dunhuang, Urumqi and Kashgar. You could get history of china and experience colorful sceneries along Silk Road.

If you are an experienced traveler want to deeper explore china, you are recommended to travel Dunhuang, Zhangye, Jiayuguan, Turpan, Kashgar and Urumqi to follow the footprint of Marco Polo. This route may spend about 15 days. If you only one-week holiday, choose three most famous cities will be fit for you.

When is the best time to visit Silk Road?

Along the Silk Road route, Xi’an and Gansu province is suitable to visit all-year round. From May to October is the best time to visit Xinjiang region because the weather is mild.