16 Days/15 Nights

Beijing-Xian-Dunhuang-Turpan-Urumqi-Kashgar-Shanghai

Optional programs:
Beijing: Beijing Duck Dinner, Beijing opera, acrobatics and Kungfu performance .
Xian: Tang Dynasty Dinner Show, Dumpling Dinner.
Shanghai: Cruise on the Huang pu River.

DAY 1 Arrive Beijing
Upon arrival in Beijing, meet our English-speaking guide who will assist with the transfer to 4 star hotel for three nights.

DAY 2 Beijing city sightseeing tour
Beijing -Breakfast at the hotel and depart for a guided tour including a morning visit to the Tiananmen Square, and the Forbidden City. Afternoon proceed to the Summer Palace. Lunch included.

DAY 3 Great Wall Tour
Beijing – Breakfast at the hotel and depart for an excursion to the Great Wall at Badaling section, 75 km away from the city. You will walk along the Wall to enjoy the beautiful view of the northern mountain ranges. Afternoon visit the Ming Tombs. Lunch included.
(on the way to the Wall, you may stop close to the Olympic venues and take some pictures of the Bird Nest and National Aquatics Center)

DAY 4 Beijing-Xian
Beijing -Morning pick up from the hotel and transfer to the airport for a flight to Xian.
Xi’an – meet our English speaking guide and transfer from airport to 4 star Hotel for two nights.
Xi’an – half day tour including Big wild goose pagoda and City Wall. Lunch included.

DAY 5 Xian Terracotta Warriors
Xi’an – Breakfast at the hotel and depart for a full day sightseeing tour including the visits to the Terracotta Warriors and Great Mosque. Lunch included.

DAY 6 Xian /Dunhuang
Xi’an – Morning pick up from the hotel and transfer to the airport for a flight to Dunhuang for two nights at 4 or 5 star hotel. Lunch included.

DAY 7 Dunhuang
Breakfast at the hotel and depart for a full day sightseeing tour including the visits to the Echoing Sand Dune where you will have a chance to see the five- color sand and the Crescent Lake- an oasis in the desert. Lunch and dinner included. (Option for a camel-riding)

DAY 8 Dunhuang–Urumqi
Breakfast at the hotel and depart for a full day sightseeing tour including the visits to Mogao Grottoes and Dunhuang Mesuem. Take an afternoon or envening flight to Urumqi for an overnight at 4 or 5 star hotel. Lunch included.

DAY 9 Turpan
Breakfast at the hotel and depart for a day excursion, by road, to Turpan. Sightseeing tour includes the visits to the Ancient City of Gaochang and Karez Irrigation Tunnels. An overnight stay at 4 or 5 star hotel in Turpan. Lunch included.

DAY 10 Turpan–Urumqi
Breakfast at the hotel and depart for a full day Visit to the Bizaklik Thousand Buddha Caves, the Jiaohe Ruins and the Flaming Hill, or the Grape Valley where you will take a walk along the grape corridor. Take a three-hour drive to Urumqi for an overnight stay at 5 star Hoi Tak Hotel. Lunch included.

DAY 11 Urumqi–Kashgar
Breakfast at the hotel and depart for a sightseeing tour in Urumqi which includes the Heavenly Lake(a short cruise)and the Xinjiang Regional Museum. Afternoon fly to Kashgar for two-night stay at 4 star Kashgar Central Asia International Hotel . Lunch included.

DAY 12 Kashgar
Breakfast at the hotel and depart for a full day sightseeing tour including the Id Kah Emin mosque, one of the largest in China, and the Tomb of the Fragrant Lady, Kashgar Sunday Bazaar. Lunch included.

DAY 13 Kashgar– Urumqi
Breakfast at the hotel and depart for a visit to the Old Town and Handicraft Street. Afternoon take a flight o Urumchi for an overnight stay at 4 or 5 star hotel. Lunch included..

DAY 14 Urumqi–Shanghai
Pick up from your hotel and transfer to the airport for your flight to Shanghai for two nights at 4 or 5 star hotel. Time permiting, visit the bund. and Nanjing road. Lunch included.

DAY 15 Shanghai
Breakfast at the hotel and depart for a visit to the Yu Garden , Jade Buddha Temple, Shanghai Museum and “Xintiandi” old Shikumen Long-tangs. Pudong New District, Oriental Pearl TV Tower. Lunch included..

DAY 16 Depart Shanghai
Pick up from your hotel and transfer to the airport for your departure