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photo of chinatravelkey imageName of this tour: 17 Days China Adventure Tour of Beijing, Urumchi, Kashgar,Turpan ,Dunhuang, Xian, Shanghai
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tour itinerary

Day1.
arrive in Beijing capital airport. Visit Temple of Heaven. (Dinner)
photo of beijing summer palace

Day2.
Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City and Summer Palace, Beijing Roast Duck dinner, Kong Fu show. (B, L)

Day3.
Badaling Great Wall and Ming Tombs. (B, L)

Day4. Beijing—Urumchi
Hutong tour and Beijing zoo. Be transferred to airport to Urumchi.  Arrive in Urumchi. ( B, L )

Day5. Red Hill Park, Heavenly Lake
Be picked up from your hotel by English speaking tour guide and private vehicle.
Drive to visit Red Hill Park. As a symbol of Urumqi, Red Hill is unique for making up of reddish-brown rocks. At the top of the hill stands 8-meter high pagoda with nine stories, called "Zhenlong pagoda". Visitors can get a bird-view of the whole city of Urumqi on the top of Red Hill.
Move on to visit the Heavenly Lake. Formerly known as Yaochi (Jade Lake), it is a relic of the Quaternary Period Glacier and its surrounding geological relics. Covering 4.9 square kilometers, with melted snow as its source, this crescent-shaped lake is guarded by the stately peaks and offers a spectacular sight. Enjoy International Grand Bazaar Banquet Performance.
Be transferred back to your hotel after the tour. (Breakfast, Lunch)
photo of urumchi southern pasture

Day6. Southern Pasture
Be picked up from your hotel by English speaking tour guide and private vehicle.
Drive to visit the Southern Pasture. Located at the foot of the Tianshan mountain range, Southern Pastures is a famous summer resort for forest of emerald green spruce rounds it while flowers, flocks and herds strew it. West White Poplar Gully is the most typical sights in the Southern Pastures. Then we will visit the Xinjiang Museum. This museum was built in 1953 with an area of 7,800 sqm. The exhibitions in the museum can be divided into minority cultures objects, cultural relics excavated on the ancient Silk Road and over 10 mummies found in the vast desert.
Visit the bazaar to see the local market and do some shopping. Be transferred back to your hotel after the tour.
(Breakfast, Lunch)


Day7. Urumchi -Kashgar
Kashgar Sunday Bazaar and Old Town
Be met by English Guide and vehicle from airport.
Drive to visit The Old town of Kashgar. Kashgar has remained sheltered from outside influences with locals who are very friendly. Walking through the narrow lanes of this old town evokes a scene from the Arabian Nights.
Then we will move on to visit Kashgar Sunday Bazaar. Sunday Bazaar is one of the great markets of central Asia. Various Moslem nationalities in colorful costumes arrive on foot, bike, horseback, modern motorcycles and dphoto of xiangfei tombonkey carts. Food, animals, cloth goods, and metalwork are bought and sold in this vast open-air market. Be transferred back to your hotel. (B,L)

Day8. Kashgar ID Kah Mosque and Xiangfei Tomb (Apak Hoja Tomb)
Be met by English guide and vehicle.
Visit Id Kah Mosque, which is also renowned for its long and glorious history. The building complex comprises the Hall of Prayer, the Doctrine-Teaching Hall, the gate tower, a pond and some other auxiliary structures. It ranges the largest mosque in China with an area of 16,800 square meters, and could hold 10,000 prayers at the same time. Then Move on to visit the Tomb of Xiangfei, also called Apak Hoja Tomb. Xiangfei (Fragrant Imperial Concubine) is one of the concubines of the Qing Dynasty Emperor Qianlong. It was said that her body send forth the rich delicate fragrance of flower, so called Xiangfei. After she died, her remains were escorted back to Kashgar and were buried in the Apak Hoja Tomb, the tomb of the descendants of an Islamic sage. Be transferred to train station to Turpan.
Be met by English Guide and vehicle and transferred to the hotel in Turpan. (B,L)

Day9. Turpan
Ancient City of Gaochang, Ancient Astana Tombs, Bezeklik Thousand Buddha Caves, Flaming Mountains
By met by English speaking tour guide. photo of ancietn astana tombs
Drive to visit Gaochang City was built in the first Century B.C. The city used to be a garrison town and later became a key point along the ancient Silk Road. Later Gaochang city became ruins around the 14th century because of war. You can see some well preserved structures in the ruins.
Move on to visit the Ancient Astana Tombs.
This Tang-dynasty burial ground range 2 kilometers from north to south and 5 kilometers from east to west. The imperial dead of Gaochang City and noble officials were buried in this place. Then we will proceed to visit Flaming Mountains, one of the branch ranges of the Tianshan Mountains. The Flaming Mountains extend from east to west for about 100 kilometers. The red rocks on the mountain reflect sunlight and absorb the sun's heat as if there were fire on the hill, hense the name.
Move on to visit Bezeklik Thousand Buddha Caves. In the Uigur language, Bezeklik means "place where there are paintings" The cave contain 67 caves dating from the Northern and Southern dynasties (317 - 589) to the Yuan dynasty (1279 - 1368). The caves are well hidden and rest on a long ridge overlooking a valley. But some of the caves were destoried by aggression army. (B,L )

Day10.Ancient City of Jiaohe, Ancient Karez system, Grape Valley, the Emin Minaret
Be met by English speaking tour guide from your hotel. photo of turpan emin minaret
Drive to visit Ancient City of Jiaohe, which is located 12 kilometers west of Turpan. The whole city stands on a 30-meter-high plateau between two rivers. In the ancient time, Jiaohe is a city with great military and economic significance. Later the city became ruins because of war. Later, natural forces make the streets and courtyards full of sand.
Move on to visit Ancient Karez system. The history of Karez can be traced back to the Han dynasty. The Ancient Karez system is composed of a series of which was linked by underground channels. There are more than 470 Karez systems, totaling over 1,600 kilometers of tunnels. The Karez system is considered as one of the three great projects in China with the other two being the Great Wall and the Grand Canal. Most of karezes existing today in the Turpan were built in the Qing dynasty.
Then we will proceed to visit Grape Valley. Lying at the base of the western end of Flaming Mountains, fifteen kilometers west of the city center, Grape Valley is a unique world of vineyards and fruit trees.
Move on to visit Emin Minaret. The Emin Minaret also called Sugong Pagoda is located 2km east of Turpan city. The whole place is composed of the pagoda and a mosque. The Emin minaret tower was built in 1778 by the local Muslim ruler, Emin Hoja. The minaret was built in a simple Islamic style, 44 meters in height, and 10 meters in diameter at the base.
Be transferred back to Urumchi.

Day 11. Urumchi—Dunhuang
Arrive in Dunhuang. Visit Mogao Grottoes ( B, L )

Day12. Dunhuang
Visit Mingsha Hill, Crescent Moon Hill. ( B, L )
photo of xian terracotta warriors

Day13.
take the train from Dunhaung to Xi’an (K592   9:34am—9:15am next day  23hours and 41 minutes)

Day14. arrive in Xi’an
Visit Terracotta Warriors, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Forest of Stone Steles Museum. Enjoy Dumpling Dinner and Tang Dynasty Show in the evening. (B,L,D)


Day 15. Xian—Shanghai
visit City Wall. Transfer to airport to Shanghai. Arrive in Shanghai. Visit the bund and. Enjoy Portman Acrobatic Show in the evening (B, L, D)


Day 16.
visit Jade Buddha Temple and Oriental TV Tower, Nanjing Road, Yu Garden. (B,L)

Day 17. departure

Remark: The above private tour is tailored for you and your friends exclusively. You and your friends will enjoy Private car, driver and tour guide. If you want to adjust the itinerary, please contact us.

 

Price (validity: 2016-12-31)

Cost /person (US$)
No.of person
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
Single supplement
5 star
High
6487
4204
3922
3660
3500
3343
3408
3308
3247
3062
966
Shoulder
6176
4049
3767
3505
3344
3188
3253
3152
3092
2913
803
Low
5860
3891
3609
3347
3186
3030
3095
2994
2934
2761
637
 
4 star
High
6272
4096
3814
3552
3392
3235
3300
3200
3139
2940
853
Shoulder
6200
4060
3778
3516
3356
3200
3265
3164
3104
2897
815
Low
5802
3861
3579
3317
3157
3000
3065
2965
2905
2704
606
 
3 star
High
5710
3816
3534
3272
3111
2955
3020
2919
2859
2699
558
Shoulder
5669
3795
3513
3251
3090
2934
2999
2899
2838
2666
536
Low
5440
3681
3399
3137
2976
2820
2885
2784
2724
2581
416

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Hotel for This Tour:

Hotel name Class Location
Luxury Capital Hotel Beijing 5 star Near Wangfujing Street
Hoi Tak Hotel Urumqi 5 star Downtown
Tianyuan International Hotel Kashi 4 star Downtown
Tuha Petroleum Hotel Turpan 5 star Downtown
Sun Village Hotel Dunhuang 5 star Standard Downtown
Sofitel Xian on Renmin Square 5 star Downtown
Grand Central Hotel Shanghai 5 star Downtown
Standard Holiday Inn Beijing Temple of Heaven 4 star Downtown, near Temple of Heaven
Orient Dynasty Hotel Urumqi 4 star Downtown
Tianyuan International Hotel Kashi 4 star Downtown
Huozhou Hotel Turpan 4 star Downtown
The Silk Road Dunhuang Hotel 4 star Downtown
Xian Hotel Xian 4 star Downtown
Central Hotel Shanghai 4 star Downtown
Comfort Red Wall Hotel Beijing 3 star standard Downtown, near Wangfujing Street
Dongfanglong Hotel Urumqi 3 star Downtown
Qiniwak Hotel Kashi 3 star Downtown
Jiaohe Manor Hotel Turpan 3 star Downtown
The Silk Road Dunhuang Hotel 4 star Downtown
City Hotel Xian 3 star Downtown
Pacific Hotel Shanghai 3 star Downtown
* Please contact us for more persons group.

Notes: Hotel accommodation is based on two persons sharing one standard room.

Package Price Includes
-Domestic flight;
-Hotel accommodation as mentioned;
-Private car or van in each city (air-conditioned);
-English-speaking tour guides;
-All meals mentioned in the itinerary;
-Admission fee of mentioned attractions in the itinerary;
-Performance mentioned in the itinerary;
-Fuel, Parking, Expressway cost.
Package Price Excludes
-China visa fee;
-International air tickets and International airport tax;
-Personal expense;
-Flight depart from Shanghai;
-Gratuities to guides and drivers;
Payment: ChinaTravelKey accept payment via 4 methods:
-pay our tour guide in cash (Except the hotel or airlines needs deposit).
-Credit card at least one week before tour date.
-Western Union at least 1 week before tour date.
-Transfer payment to bank account at least 3 weeks before tour date
Seasons
-High: April, May, September,Ocotober, November
-Shoulder: March, June, July, August
-Low: December, January, February



 
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