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5-Night Private Silk Road Trip from Dunhuang to Urumqi including Hotel Accommodations provided by Silkroadtrips

5-Night Private Silk Road Trip from Dunhuang to Urumqi including Hotel Accommodations

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US$ 2,149.00
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Date
2 adults
Options
Free Cancellation up to 7 days in advance
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No Booking Fees
Overview
This 5 nights classic private tour takes you to explore Chinese section of ancient Silk Road northern route from Dunhuang to Urumqi. You will travel the path of thousands of merchants and camel caravans and witness its changes in modern days. Attractions you will visit during this tour includes Mogao Grottos, Turpan Oasis, Loulan Mummies, and Heavenly Lake located on the northern side of Tianshan Mountains.
Itinerary
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  • 1
    Shazhou Nightly Market
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Mogao Caves
    Stop: 4 hours - Admission included
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  • 3
    Emin Minaret (Su Gong Ta)
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • 4
    Ancient City of Gaochang (Kharakhoja)
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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  • 5
    Bezeklik Thousand Buddha Caves
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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  • 6
    Astana-Karakhoja Tombs
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 7
    Karez System
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 8
    Xinjiang Regional Museum (Qu Bowuguan)
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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  • 9
    Erdaoqiao Market
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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  • 10
    Tianshan Tianchi Lake
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
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Overview
Full Map
12 stops
Day 1
Arriving Dunhuang
Day 2
Dunhuang - Liuyuan (via bullet...
Day 3
Turpan
Day 4
Turpan - Urumqi
Day 5
Urumqi - Heavenly Lake - Urumqi
Day 6
Departing Urumqi
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Important Information
Duration
6 days
Inclusions
  • Breakfast
  • Breakfast
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Breakfast
  • Breakfast
  • Accommodation as per itinerary
  • Local guide
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Bullet train from Liuyuan (Dunhuang) to Turpan
  • Entry/Admission - Shazhou Nightly Market
  • Entry/Admission - Mogao Caves
  • Entry/Admission - Emin Minaret (Su Gong Ta)
  • Entry/Admission - Ancient City of Gaochang (Kharakhoja)
  • Entry/Admission - Bezeklik Thousand Buddha Caves
  • Entry/Admission - Astana-Karakhoja Tombs
  • Entry/Admission - Karez System
  • Entry/Admission - Xinjiang Regional Museum (Qu Bowuguan)
  • Entry/Admission - Erdaoqiao Market
  • Entry/Admission - Tianshan Tianchi Lake
Exclusions
  • Alcoholic drinks (available for purchase)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Airfare for flight to/from Urumqi/Dunhuang
  • China Visa
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Ürümqi Diwopu International Airport
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Please wear comfortable walking shoes
  • Passport name and number is required at time of booking for all participants
  • Adult pricing applies to all travelers over 3 year old
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

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ADRIANA D
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best ever trip
the trip was perfectly organized you have seen amazing places it was one time life experience staff very helpful Su
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Daniel00768
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A clean and tidy ancient city of Kashgar surprised me.
The walled ancient city of Kashgar has been rebuilt with roads paved and reproduction of century old mud brick hous
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Sarah S
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Silk Road !
It was absolutely an awesome trip. The service provided by Ben was amazing and he spent months trying to coordinate
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JacqueW50
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Holiday At Urumqi
Turpan is a very unique place to visit which places filled with historical events such as Karez on how they build
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Mary T
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Awesome custom Silk Road tour!!
We had a great time travelling from Urumqi and Kashgar China to Lanzhou. We skipped Xian as we have been there befo
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MichelKlein
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China in a dream
To travel the Silk Roads was one of our dreams and we finally did it in the 2017 Spring. The three-week trip was or
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LynetteAngela
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I cannot fault the logistics of this trip, thanks to Bin's attention to detail. His constant good humour and easy-g
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Maria V
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A MUST DO trip of a lifetime
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nyarnp
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Beyond Amazing
China had never been on my radar for travel, until a friend invited me to join the adventure she had planned. She
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bronvincent2016
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This truly was the trip of a lifetime for me, traveling along China's Silk Road. The highlight was several days sp
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Key Details
  • Duration: 6 days
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 7 days in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
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