travel idea #010

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DOWN THE HISTORIC SILK ROAD • CHINA

Traveling down the historic Silk Road is more than just having a vacation in China’s most beautiful places, it is discovering one of the world’s most famous commercial ways of all time ! You will start your trip in Beijing, where you’ll have the chance to discover the city with your own guide who will show you around the Temple of Heaven, the Forbidden City and will help you taste the best delicacies of the Chinese capital.

 

Then you’ll board on a flight to the West, Urumqi being your first step down the historic Silk Road. From there, you’ll go all the way to Shanghai passing by Karez Well – considered one of the greatest hydraulic projects of Ancient China -, the dried read stones of the Flaming Mountains, Dunhuang Oasis – a major stop for people traveling along the Silk Road -, the 491 temples of Mogao Grottoes, the Great Wall of China in Jiayuguan, the incredible carvings of Bingli Si Caves and the long lasting Terra Cotta Army of Xi An !

SEE SUGGESTED ITINERARY

DAY 01 – VISIT OF THE TEMPLE OF HEAVEN
DAY 02 – GUIDED TOUR OF BEIJING
DAY 03 – EXCURSION TO THE GREAT WALL OF CHINA
DAY 04 – FLY TO URUMQI AND CRUISE ON TIANCHI LAKE
DAY 05 – VISIT AROUND TURPAN AND THE FLAMING MOUNTAINS
DAY 06 – GUIDED TOUR OF TURPAN AND TRAIN RIDE TO DUNHUANG
DAY 07 – DISCOVERY OF DUNHUANG OASIS
DAY 08 – EXCURSION TO THE GREAT WALL OF CHINA IN JIAYUGUAN
DAY 09 – FLY FROM JIAYUGUAN TO LANZHOU
DAY 10 – VISIT OF BINGLING SI CAVE AND FLIGHT TO XI AN
DAY 11 – TOUR OF THE TERRA COTTA ARMY OF XI AN
DAY 12 – GUIDED TOUR OF XI AN CITY
DAY 13 – FLY TO SHANGHAI, VISIT YU YUAN GARDEN AND PUDONG
DAY 14 – TOUR AROUND SHANGHAI AND CRUISE ON HUANG PU RIVER

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