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China Adventure Tour of Beijing-Urumqi-Turpan Dunhuang-

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photo of chinatravelkey imageCode of this tour:A9
photo of chinatravelkey imageName of this tour: 20 Days China Adventure Tour of Beijing, Urumqi ,Turpan ,Dunhuang ,Xian ,Yangtze, Shanghai
photo of chinatravelkey imageDeparture: Daily
photo of chinatravelkey imagePackage includes: Domestic flight, Hotel, Vehicle, Guide, Meal, Admission Fee...
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tour itinerary

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

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

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

Day4. Beijing—Urumchi
Hutong tour and Beijing zoo. Be transferred to airport to Dunhuang.  Arrive in Dunhuang. ( 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 Performaphoto of urumchi Southern Pasturence.
Be transferred back to your hotel after the tour. (Breakfast, Lunch)

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. Turpan
Ancient City of Gaochang, Ancient Astana Tombs, Bezeklik Thousand Buddha Caves, Flaming Mountains
By met by English speaking tour guide. photo of turpan Bezeklik Thousand Buddha Caves
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 )

Day8.
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 The 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.

Day9. Urumchi-Dunhuangphoto of dunhuang Mogao Grottoes
Arrive in Dunhuang. Visit Mogao Grottoes ( B, L )

Day10.
Visit Mingsha Hill, Crescent Moon Hill. (B, L,D)

Day11.
take train from Dunhuang to Xi’an.

Day12.
arrive in Xi’an. Visit Shanxi Historical Museum, City Wall.
Enjoy Dumpling Dinner and Tang Dynasty Show in the evening. (B,L)

Day13.
Visit Terracotta Warriors, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Forest of Stone Steles Museum (B,L)

Day14.
Xi’an-Chongqing (Yangtze River)
Transfer to airport to connect flight to Chongqing.
Be picked up by English speaking tour guide and vehicle from Chongqing airport.
Visit the Panda House in Chongqing Zoo and the Residence of General Joseph W. Stilwell if time permits.
After dinner in a local restaurant, be transferred to cruise port.
Leave Chongqing at 23:30. (B, L, D)

Day15. Yangtze River cruise  (B, L, D)

Day16. Yangtze River cruise  (B, L, D)

Day17. Yichang—Shanghai  photo of shanghai Yu Garden

Day18. One day Suzhou-Zhouzhuang tour from Shanghai
Pick up from your hotel by private vehicle and private English speaking tour guide at 09:00 am.
Take one day private tour of Suzhou and Zhouzhuang including Zhou Zhuang Water Village, Criss-crossed waterways, Suzhou Lion Grove Garden, Humble Administrator's Garden, Silk Factory. Be transferred back to your hotel after the tour. (B,L)

Day19. Yu Garden and market, Oriental Pearl TV Tower, Nanjing Road, the Bund, Acrobatic Show
Be picked up from your hotel at 09:00 am.
Visit Yu Garden -one of the best Suzhou-style gardens in southern China. Proceed to Oriental Pearl TV Tower -the world's third tallest TV and radio tower, which combines ancient concepts with 21st Century technology. Then to visit Nanjing Road and the Bund. Enjoy Acrobatic Show in the evening.
Be transferred back to your hotel after the performance. (B, L, D)

Day20. Departure
Be picked up from your hotel, transferred to the airport to connect the flight for departure. (B)

 

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: 2017-12-31)

Cost /person (US$)
No.of person
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
Single supplement
5 star
High
7025
4611
4346
4072
3905
3747
3829
3712
3647
3443
1083
Shoulder
6679
4438
4173
3899
3732
3574
3656
3539
3474
3277
901
Low
6335
4266
4000
3727
3560
3402
3484
3366
3302
3101
720
 
4 star
High
6665
4431
4165
3892
3725
3567
3649
3531
3467
3251
893
Shoulder
6565
4381
4115
3842
3675
3517
3599
3481
3417
3196
841
Low
6171
4184
3919
3645
3478
3320
3402
3285
3220
2990
634
 
3 star
High
6086
4142
3876
3603
3435
3278
3359
3242
3178
3014
590
Shoulder
6016
4107
3841
3568
3400
3243
3324
3207
3143
2976
553
Low
5812
4005
3739
3465
3298
3140
3140
3105
3040
2890
445

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Hotel for This Tour:

Hotel name Class Location
Luxury

Capital Hotel Beijing

5 star Downtown
Hoi Tak Hotel Urumqi 5 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 Temple of Heaven Beijing

4 star Downtown
Orient Dynasty Hotel Urumqi 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
Dongfanglong Hotel Urumqi 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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