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12 Days Silk Road Adventure and Kungfu Tour
 
Beijing | Urumuqi | Turfan | Dunhuang | Lanzhou | Zhenzhou | Luoyang
 
 
Tour Description:
This is a private tour, We will assign private guide and van in each city and no other participants will be allowed to join in your group. Also the tour is totally flexible. You can start your own tours at anytime as you like. Moreover, if you would like to do some adjustment in this itinerary, please Email(ebiz@dditours.com) in what area you are not satisfied, we can adjust the itinerary according to your every request.
 
Daily Itinerary

Day 1
Arrive Beijing ()

On arrival in Beijing, you will be met & transferred by our professional English speaking guide to your hotel. Enjoy the rest  of the day at your leisure.

Day 2
Beijing/Urumqi (B/L)
Buffet breakfast at hotel, then transfer to the airport for flight to Urumqi. Upon arrival, meet and transfer to your hotel, visit Red Hill.

Red Hill: a symbol of Urumqi, it is called as "the eyes of Urumqi ".


Day 3
Urumqi (B/L)
Buffet breakfast at hotel. Full day visit to Heavenly Lake, Xinjiang Minority Peoples' Museum, Bazaar .

Heavenly Lake(Tianchi lake) : one of the scenic alpine destinations in Xinjiang located on the slopes of Bogda Peak that has an altitude of 5,445 meters. It is properly named for its steep green pastures, virgin conifer forests, and snowy mountains. The lake and the surrounding Tian Shan Mountain are pure and pristine
Xinjiang Minority Peoples' Museum: It offers an impressive collection of exhibits, covering artifacts and relics from more than 12 minority groups. The lay out and presentation of the exhibits is imaginative, along with the 3000 year old mummies.
Bazaar: It is the place where merchants wheel and deal as they have for century. It is also an ideal place for you to buy some souvenirs for your beloved ones.

the sugong Pagoda


Day 4

Urumqi/Turpan (B/L)
Buffet breakfast at hotel, then drive to Turpan. Visit the Jiaohe Ruins, the Karez Well and the Sugong Pagoda.

The Jiaohe Ruins: It was the capital of the state of South Cheshi, one of the kingdoms of the Han dynasty (206-220BC).
The Karez Well: It is an irrigation system of wells connected by underground channels. Karez systems are the crystallization of ancient people's diligence and intelligence.
The Sugong Pagoda: It is the only Islamic tower among the hundred famous towers in China.



Day 5
Turpan (B/L)
Full day trip to the Gaochang Ruins, the Baizikeli Thousand Buddha Cave, the Astana Tombs and the Flaming Hill.

The Gaochang Ruins: The ancient walled capital of the Uighurs which flourished between the 7th and 14th centuries.
The Flaming Hill: The mountain is combination of red sand and rocks that makes the mountain looks like a red dragon sleeping on the area basin.
The Bezaklik Thousand Buddha Grottoes: It contains 67 caves dating from the Northern and Southern dynasties (317 - 589) to the Yuan dynasty (1279 - 1368).


Day 6
Turpan/Liuyuan/Dunhuang (B/L)
After breakfast, drive to train station for high speed train to Liuyuan (about 3.5 hours). Upon arrival, meet an drive to Dunhuang. Lunch at local Chinese restaurant. In the afternoon, visit Mogao Caves.

Mogao Caves: The Mogao Caves, a shrine of Buddhist art treasures , also known as the Thousand Buddha Caves.


Mogao Caves

Day 7
Dunhuang/Xian (B/L)
Buffet at the hotel, visit theMingsha Shan and the Crescent Lake. Transfer to the airport for flight to Xian in the afternoon. Upon arrival, meet & transfer to your hotel.

Mingsha Shan and the Crescent Lake: The lake and the Sounding Sand Dune which can make sounds when the wind passes are located in the place where the sand and the oasis meet.

Terracotta Warriors and Horses

Day 8
Xian (B/L)
Buffet breakfast at hotel. Full day excursion to world famous Terracotta Warriors and Horses with circle movie showed before returning to the city for visit of the big wild Goose Pagoda and the Courtyard of Family Gao with Shadow Puppet Show enjoying. Lunch at good local restaurant. You can choose the Tang Dynasty dinner Show as optional in the evening (highly recommended, as it is the best show in China).

The Terracotta Warriors and Horses: The most significant archeological excavations of the 20th century, the army of terra-cotta warriors and the bronze chariots entombed in vast underground vaults at emperor Qin's tomb.
The Tang Dynasty Dinner & Show: The show that presents the palace dances and sings in the Tang Dynasty.

The Big wild Goose Pagoda: It is one of the city's most distinctive and outstanding landmarks, possibly the most beautiful building left in Xi'an today. In AD 652, the Big Goose Pagoda was built to store the sutras and the figurines of Buddha, which were brought from India by a famous Buddhist translator and traveler Tang Sanzang, also known by his Buddhist name as Xuanzang.
The Courtyard of Family Gao: The Courtyard of Family Gao: Located in Xian’s bustling shopping area, Gao’s Courtyard is the former residence of Ming Dynasty.The residence is well preserved or restored to replicate the originals. Xian Art Gallery works in the main houses and you can enjoy local Shadow Puppet Show here.

Day 9
Xi'an/Luoyang  (B/L)
Buffet breakfast at hotel. Visit Shaanxi Historical Museum, Ancient City Wall. Then transfer to Railway Station for bullet train to Luoyang within two hours. Upon arrival, meet & transfer to your hotel.

The Provincial Museum: Which is one of the best Museum in China and where you can learn a lot about the 5,000 year brilliant history of China.
The Ancient City Wall
: Xian City Wall was constructed in the early Ming Dynasty on the basis of the Imperial City of Chang An (Everlasting Peace) of the Tang Dynasty.

Day 10
Luoyang/Shaolin Temple/Luoyang (B/L)
Take coach to Shaolin Temple, enjoy the Kunfu show performed by the monks in the temple, visit the famous Pagoda Forest, taste the vegetarian food, then take coach back to Luoyang, overnight at hotel in Luoyang.

Kunfu Show

Shaolin Temple: It was built over 1500 years ago and it is the birth place of Shaolin kung Fu and Zen Buddhism. Pagoda Forest: The Pagoda Forest, a cemetery of over 240 small brick pagodas including the ashes of an eminent monk, is well worth visiting.

Day 11
Luoyang/Beijing (B/L)
Buffet breakfast at hotel, then transfer to the airport for flight to Beijing. Upon arrival meet & transfer to your hotel. Rest time free to explore the modern city. You can choose the Peking Opera Show or Chinese Kungfu show as optional in the evening.

Day 12
Beijing/Departure (B)
Buffet breakfast at hotel. Free until transfer to the airport for flight to the next destination.

End of service.

 
 
 
Price Details(per person in US$):
Standard Class
(Tour Code: PKS121)
Travel in party of
2-5 persons
6-9 persons
in twin
extra single
in twin
extra single
High Season
$2649
$501
$2335
$501
Low Season
$2398
$390
$2120
$390
Deluxe Class
(Tour Code: PKS122)
Travel in party of
2-5 persons
6-9 persons
in twin
extra single
in twin
extra single
High Season
$2759
$645
$2445
$645
Low Season
$2489
$515
$2199
$515


High Season: March 01- October 31
Low Season: November 01- February 28
 
 
 
 
Service included Service not included
A.
Hotels (twin share basis) as listed in the itinerary
B.
Entrance fees
C.
Personal Guide & Driver + Private car / van for Private Transfers & sightseeing
D.
Meals as listed in the itinerary, B=breakfast; L=lunch; D=Dinner
E.
Domestic flights or trains as listed in the itinerary
F.
Service Charge & Government Taxes
G.
Luggage Transfers between airports and hotels
A.
Entry or Exit China International Airfare or train tickets
B.
Visa Fees
C.
Gratuities, Tips to guides or drivers
D.
Single Room Supplement
E.
Personal Expenses
F.
Meals: Any meals which are not specified with "B", "L", or "D"

G.

Evening Optional Shows
Note:
1)
Prices quoted are subject to rooms availability at the time of booking is made.
2)

Prices are valid until December, 2016 and prices are not available in major holiday (October 1- October 7, Feb 7- Feb 13 ) in China.
3)
Our Price are subject to change of the exchange rate between US$ and RMB changes by 2% or more(Now: US$ : RMB=1 : 6.3).
4) The prices listed include a discount for cash payment either by wire transfer, for any other type of payment, the discount price may not apply and subject to certain amount surcharge.

 
 
 
Featured Hotels for this tour:
 
Standard Class
City
Hotel
Rate
Beijing
Sunworld Hotel or similar
Four Star
( ★ ★ ★
)
Urumqi
Xinjiang Grand Hotel or similar
Turpan
Huozhou Hotel or similar
Dunhuang
Grand Sun Hotel or similar
Xian
Xi'an Huashan Hotel or similar
Luoyang
Peony Hotel or similar
Deluxe Class
City
Hotel
Rate
Beijing
Radegast Lake View Hotel or similar
Five Star
( ★ ★ ★
)
Urumqi
Hoi Tak Hotel or similar
Turpan

Tuha Prtroleum Tulufan Hotel or similar

Dunhuang
Dunhuang Shazhou Great Hotel or similar
Xian
Grand Noble Hotel or similar
Luoyang
Hua-Yang Plaza Hotel or similar