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[ GW-SR-006 ] Beijing-Xi'an-Urumqi-Kashgar-Urumqi-Shanghai ( 12 Day )
Imagine long caravan lines stretching across vast sand dunes and weary travelers relaxing in the shade of a desert oasis. The Silk Road
evokes these types of exotic images. We will be traveling through history, unraveling and deciphering the intricate mix and exchange of cultures
over long periods of time.
Day 1 Arrive Beijing

Arrive in Beijing, the capital of China. Meet your guide upon arrival and be transferred to your comfortable hotel. (D)

Day 2 Beijing

Begin the day’s activity with a visit to Tian’anmen Square, the largest urban square in the world. Then, move on
to the Imperial Palace, also known as the “Forbidden City”, the biggest palace complex in the world. In the
afternoon, visit Temple of Heaven, the place where the emperors of Ming and Qing Dynasties worshipped heaven
and prayed for good harvest. A Peking Duck Dinner concludes your first full day activities in China. (B-L-D)

Day 3 Beijing
Visit the enchanting Summer Palace, one of China’s largest and best-preserved royal gardens, where you can
have a walk along the famous Long Corridor. In the afternoon, you will visit the Yonghe Lama Temple, the biggest
Tibetan Buddhist Lama Temple in Beijing, and the most renowned in China (outside Tibet itself). (B-L-D)
Day 4 Beijing
Today’s highlight is the visit of the Great Wall, one of the “Seven Wonders of the World” and a symbol of
Chinese civilization.  Then, move on to visit the Ming Tombs (Changling Tomb) area where is for deceased
emperors of the Ming Dynasty. (B-L-D)
Day 5 Beijing-Xi'an

After a relaxed breakfast at hotel this morning, you will take a ride in rickshaw through some old “Hutongs”, lanes
or alleys formed by lines of Siheyuan (a compound with houses around a courtyard). Then, fly to Xi’an. Climb the
ancient City Wall and visit Forest of Steles Museum where precious stone carvings and sculptures are kept.
Enjoy a characteristic dumpling dinner at a local restaurant. (B-L-D)

Day 6 Xi'an-Urumqi

Begin the day’s activity with an once-in-a-lifetime viewing of the extraordinary 2,200-year-old Terracotta Warriors
of China’s first feudal Emperor, Qin Shihuang. On your way back to the city, stop at a mountain village and meet
local residents. After lunch, visit the superb Shannxi History Museum, the best of its kind in China. Visit the Big
Wild Goose Pagoda
which was built in 652 A.D. It contains a large volume of Buddhist scriptures which were
obtained from India by the eminent monk of Xuanzang. Take a night flight to Urumqi. (B-L)

Day 7 Urumqi
The full day, you will take an excursion to the Heavenly Lake. Surrounding the Heavenly Lake are snow mountains,
glacier forests and grassland alpine lakes, featuring a vertical natural landscape belt. You will visit Xinjiang
, the research and collection center for relics in Xinjiang and Erdao Qiao Market. (B-L-D)
Day 8 Urumqi-
After breakfast,take a short flight brings you to Kashgar at the foot of the Pamir Mountains, one of the westernmost
points of China. Kashgar was a key trading point on the Silk Route.
Day 9 Karshgar-
Karshgar To Urumqi Begin your discovery today with visits to the Abakh Hoja Tomb and the great Id Kah Mosque
fronted by the busy square. Then roam through Kashgar's colorful bazaar. Some would say it is the largest
bazaar in Central Asia. Fly back to Urumqi by air in the evening.
Day 10 Urmuqi-
Fly to Shanghai by flight .Visit the Yuyuan Garden, the free market outside. Stroll along the waterfront "The Bund"(B
Day 11 Shanghai
Day 12 Depart From
Depart Shanghai . Your fascinating journey comes to an end as you board your international flight home.(B)
B:Breakfast  L:Lunch  D:Dinner
Standard A ( for 4-star hotel )
Beijing: Guangxi Hotel Beijing
Xi'an: Hotel Royal Garden Xi’an
Kashgar: Seman Hotel
Urumqi: Xijiang Grand Hotel
Shanghai: Shanghai Hotel
Hotel Standard A( for 4-star hotel ) USD ,--pp in 1/2 DR
Single Supplement
Single Supplement
Single Supplement
High Season
¥ 14484
¥ 3113
¥ 17872
¥ 3685
¥ 20039
¥ 3685
Shoulder Season
¥ 13956
¥ 2585
¥ 17443
¥ 3256
¥ 19610
¥ 3256
Low Season
¥ 13510
¥ 2140
¥ 17124
¥ 2937
¥ 19291
¥ 2937
Standard B ( for 3-star hotel )
Beijing: Beijing Pinganfu Hotel
Xi'an:Wan Nian Hotel Xi’an
Kashgar: Seman Hotel
Urumqi: City Hotel
Shanghai: Shanghai Jin Sha Hotel
Hotel Standard B ( for 3-star hotel ) USD ,--pp in 1/2 DR
Single Supplement
Single Supplement
Single Supplement
High Season
¥ 13906
¥ 2536
¥ 17225
¥ 3038
¥ 19392
¥ 3038
Shoulder Season
¥ 13708
¥ 2338
¥ 17027
¥ 2840
¥ 19194
¥ 2840
Low Season
¥ 13483
¥ 2112
¥ 16829
¥ 2642
¥ 18996
¥ 2642

High Season: Apr., May, Sep., Oct., 1st Nov.-15th Nov
Shoulder Season: Mar., July, June, Aug., 16th Nov.-30th Nov
Low Season: Dec., Jan., Feb


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