China Silk Road travel start from Xian 6 days tour
Day 1 Arrive in Xian
Upon your arrival at Xian airport, our local guide will meet you and escort you to your hotel. The rest of the day is free at your own leisure.
Day 2 Xian Tour
After breakfast, Our guide will pick you up at the lobby of the hotel and then visit the most well-known landmark of Xian, Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses. It's the Eighth Wonder of the world and is reputed as the world's Largest Military Museum.
After lunch, followed with the tour to visit the superb Shaanxi History museum which is considered as an obligation to be a showcase of ancient civilizations, the best of its kind in China.
Day 3 Xian tour, fly to Dunhuang
This morning you will have a sightseeing in the 1200-year-old Wild Goose Pagoda which was built in AD 648. Followed with the tour to visit the Ancient City Wall which was built in Ming Dynasty. After lunch, you will be transferred to the airport for an afternoon flight to Dunhuang. The rest of the time is free for you to explore the city.
Day 4 Dunhuang Tour
Today's highlight is to tour the Mogao Caves, popularly known as the "Thousand Buddha Caves". The caves hold the world's richest treasure house of Buddhist sutras, murals and sculptures. Mixing India and Chinese styles, they are a remarkable record of Silk Road civilization. After lunch, you will visit Singing Sand Dunes and Crescent Spring. Singing Sand Dunes offers the best picture-book desert scenery that travelers are likely to see along the entire length of the Silk Road. These mountains are pale golden in color; their height is about a dozen meters and stretches across an area of more or less 40 kilometers. Crescent Spring is surrounded by the Singing Sand Dunes in the southern suburbs of Dunhuang City. It is shaped like a crescent moon, and can be called a natural wonder in the Gobi Desert.
Day 5 Dunhuang Tour
After breakfast we will drive across the Gobi desert to visit the important relics on the silk road-Yumen Pass as well as the best preserved Han great wall. In ancient times, Yumen Pass was a pass through which the Silk Road passed, and was the one road connecting Central Asia and China. Great Wall of Han Dynasty is the best preserved great well built in Han Dynasty and also the longest one in China.
After that you will visit Yulin Grottoes, also named Ten-Thousand Buddha Valley, which is one of the treasure houses of Buddhism arts in China.
Day 6 Dunhuang Departure
Feel free at leisure to explore the city until be transferred to the airport for the flight to your next destination,end the tour.