This tour takes you from the ancient glories of Xian to the western regions of Xinjiang on the famous Silk Road. Explore the forgotten towns, desert oases and mystical Buddhist caves all the while enjoying the different culture and customs.


  • Day 1

    Xian arrival

    • Arrive in Xian, the famous ancient capital in China. 
  • Day 2


    • Visit the Terracotta Army and take a stroll on the Old City Wall.
  • Day 3

    Xian / Urumqi / Turpan by flight 

    • Transfer you to Xian airport and take flight to Urumqi.
    • Visit the Regional Museum and then drive to Turpan.
  • Day 4


    • The tour starts from the Bezeklik Caves and then visit the Tuyu Valley.
    • Then go to the Karez Well, an underground irrigation system.
    • Visit the Ancient City of Jiaohe.
  • Day 5

    Turpan / Dunhuang by high speed train 

    • Transfer to railway station and take high speed train to Dunhuang.
    • Drive to Dunhuang city and visit the Shazhou night market.
  • Day 6


    • Visit the most famous monument of Dunhuang and go to the Singing Sand Dune and Crescent Moon Lake.
  • Day 7

    Dunhuang Departure 

    • Transfer to the airport and board on your departure flight.


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  • Private air-conditioned coach or private van served along the trip.
  • All tours and sightseeing with private professional English-speaking local guides as per itinerary.
  • Admission fees for all of the sightseeing spots listed in the schedule.
  • Guide and driver’s meals during the tour.
  • Economy flight with tax & 20kg luggage: Xian/Urumqi.
  • High speed train tickets (2nd class): Turpan/Dunhuang.
  • The government tax and the city construction fee inside china within the tour where applicable.
  • Complimentary water bottles during tours.


  • International airfares and taxes.
  • ​Hotels and breakfasts.
  • All the lunches and dinners.
  • Tips to guides, drivers and porters.
  • Personal expense like hotel deposit, phone calls, laundry, trip cancellation insurance, etc.
  • Extra cost in the event of overweight, landslides, road blockage, bad weather and alike uncontrollable circumstances.
  • Travel insurance.
  • China visa (we will provide possible assistance if necessary).
  • Items and services not mentioned.

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