Explore the historical, beautiful and mysterious Silk Route of Old China with this unique tour. Visit historical ruins, ancient beautiful Chinese architectures, Buddhism temples and historical wonders.
Tour Type: Private Tour
Best Season: All seasons
From $3,979 USD p/p
The echo of the Silk Road adventure
Classic China tour destinations including Shanghai Xi'an and Beijing
Insightful visit in Xinjiang
Safe and professional escort
Sensational Offers – book any of 7+ days China tour by Jan. 31, 2019 and enjoy:
No Cancelation Fee
No service charges even cancel at the day you depart.
Hotel / Room Upgrade
Free upgrades from 4-star to 5-star, or hotel room upgrades.
China SIM Card
One SIM card (CNY50 + 500M for internet access) per group.
Welcome to China! Shanghai is your arrival destination. Check in hotel upon arrival.
- Smart Tips:
If you want to get around after check-in, ask your Shanghai tour guide for directions first.
No international flight included in this tour, however, if you need our help, please contact us to check out our flight deals.
Yuyuan Garden, The Bund, Oriental Pearl TV Tower(INCL Shanghai History Museum）, French concession region, Jiangnan Silk Shop and Workshop
Shanghai always teams up with the inprints from its colonial days. Today you will walk along The Bund and get to the city's enduring landmark: Oriental Pearl TV Tower. An interesting visit at the Shanghai History Museum, which is located inside the tower, will help you understhand the city more. Have lunch in a restaurant with classic setting.
An afternoon flight will take you to Dunhuang. Check in upon arrival.
- Smart Tips:
You are about to go for an adventure in the desert, we suggest you take a pair of shades and some sun block for precautions.
Mogao caves, The Singing Sand Mountains and Crescent Spring, Riding on a Camel
Unveil the desert, today you will find some hidden gems at the famous Mogao Grottoes. Have lunch in a Dunhuang-style restuarant.
In the afternoon, you will ride on a camel and visit the Singing Sand Mountain.
- Smart Tips:
The camel might have a smell that some people might find repellent.
Dunhuang to Turpan by Flight No. TBA Dep 18:50 - Arr 19:50
Yumenguan Pass, The Great Wall of the Han Dynasty, Desert Discovery at Yadan Landform Park, Hotel to airport Transfer (Dunhuang), Airport Transfer (Turpan)
Dunhuang to Turpan (Flight No.TBA)
Destinations & activities: Yumenguan Pass, The Han Dynasty Great Wall, Yadan Landform Park and transfer to the airport
It's meant to be a wild day today. Firstly, you will get a great look at the rugged ruins of the Great Wall of the Han Dynasty and visit the Yumenguan Pass, dating back to 115 BC. Have lunch in a local restaurant.
Later, we will break the wind and visit the famous Yadan Landform Park.
At the evening, your Dunhuang tour guide will escort you to the airport for the flight to Turpan. Check in upon arrival.
- Smart Tips:
There will be a temperature difference after nightfall in the desert region, please take some heavy clothe with you.
Meals: Breakfast and Chinese Lunch at Caigenxiang Restaurant
The Karez Wells, The Ruins of the Ancient City of Jiaohe, Local vineyard visit, Turpan Minority Souvenir and Carpet Shop
After breakfast, your Turpan tour guide will lead your way on the exotic land of Turpan.
Firstly, you will dwell around the ruins of the mysterious Jiaohe Ancient Town and learn about the history of Karez Well System that is still pumping water for the locals. Try some Xinjiang local food for your lunch.
In the afternoon, you will knock on the door of a local vineyard. The owner will tell you how they make delectable wine out of grapes. A local carpet store will be the last stop for today.
Our guide and driver will escort you from Turpan to Urumqi, Boat for Cruise on the Heavenly Lake, Heavenly Lake
Today you will be taken to Urumqi. Check in upon arrival and have a short break before a boat trip on the famous Heavenly Lake. Have lunch in a local restaurant.
Have the rest of the day free for your exploration.
Urumqi to Kashgar by China Southern Airlines CZ6805 Dep 14:45 - Arr 16:25
Hotel to airport Transfer (Urumqi), Airport Transfer (Kashgar), Id Kah Mosque, Bazaar, Zhiren Street, Xinjiang Minority Handicraft Center
The famous International Bazaar in Urumqi is the symbol of Xinjiang's thriving economics and lively daily life. Today you will have an interesting stroll here. Have lunch in a local restaurant before the flight to Kashgar.
Upon arrival in Kashgar, check in hotel and take a short break. Later, you will visit the holy mosque of Id Kah Mosque. Later, go to Zhiren Street, full of delightful surprises.
- Smart Tips:
If you'd like to bring something home, hand-made carpets or beddings can be your best bet.
Please note: Jiamu Restaurant for your lunch doesn't allow wine-drinking.
The peaceful glacier lake Karakuli Lake is one of the biggest attractions in Kashgar. Today you will visit the lake and feel up its clarity.
Kashgar to Urumqi by Hainan Airlines HU7482 Dep 10:50 - Arr 12:30,Urumqi to Beijing by China Southern Airlines CZ6903 Dep 14:45 - Arr 18:10
Hotel to airport Transfer (Kashgar), Airport Transfer (Urumqi), Airport Transfer (Urumqi), Airport Transfer (Beijing)
Destinations & activities: Hotel to Airport Transfer
Your tour guide will escort you to the airport for the flight to Urumqi. Later, you will take a flight to Beijing, where your Beijing tour guide will pick you up and take you to hotel for check-in.
Tiananmen Square, The Forbidden City, Hutong Tour by Rickshaw in Xicheng District, Former Residence of Soong Ching Ling, Pearl Store
At first glance, Beijing's iconic attraction Tian'anmen Square isn't much to see. However, the thousands of Chinese people swarming at the site is an impressive sight itself. The square directly crosses Forbidden City, and we will make an easy entrance into it. Your walking shall cover four major parts of the Forbidden City: the Palace of Heavenly Purity, Hall of Supreme Harmony, Hall of Mental Cultivation and Royal Garden.
Have lunch and stop by a pearl store before we carry on the tour to the Former Residence of Soong Ching Ling, which is also the birth place of China's last emperor Puyi. Despite its less-known reputation, this residence will offer interesting insight at China's epic and modern history. Later, visit the Hutong. The rickshaw ride will weave your way through narrow lanes, courtyard houses, local markets and finally stop at a local family, who would like to invite you for a chill indoor.
- Smart Tips:
After today's tour, you can visit the Drum Tower for a drumming show at sunset. Your Beijing tour guide will point the direction.
A taste freshly delivered from Hong Kong, enjoy the feast at My Soup.