Day 1: Arrive in Dunhuang (-)
Arrive in Dunhuang airport/train station pick up. Transfer to the hotel. Stay overnight at Dunhuang.
Day 2: Dunhuang & Around, 370KM, 6 hours' driving (B)
Today you will visit Yadan National Geologic Park, Echoing-Sand Mountain, and Crescent Moon Lake. Stay overnight at Dunhuang.
Day 3: Train to Turpan (B)
Today we visit the fabled and wondrous Mogao Grottoes. After the sightseeing, be transferred (2hrs) to Liuyuan train station for the bullet train to Turpan (D2711, 17:28-21:17). Upon arrival, transfer to the hotel. Stay overnight at Turpan.
Day 4: Turpan & Around (B)
Today you will continue your exploration of Turpan and the surrounding area. You can spend a bit of time in the market, and visit the Emin Minaret, Jiaohe Ruins, Karez system, Flaming Mountains, Bezeklik Thousand Buddha Caves. Drive to Turpan train station for the overnight train to Kashgar (T9517, 18:28-09:47+1).
Day 5: Kashgar (-)
Train station pick up. Admire the Id Kah Mosque, visit Abakh Khoja Mausoleum. Stay overnight at Kashgar.
Day 6: Kashgar & Around, 370KM 7 hours' driving (B)
Visit Karakul Lake (3600m), the highest lake of the Pamir plateau. Drive back to Kashgar. Stay overnight at Kashgar.
Day 7: Depart Kashgar (B)
Kashgar airport dropping off, end the service. On the other hand, if you prefer to stay longer in China, you can extend your trip to other parts of the country like Lhasa, Yunnan, Qinghai, etc. – feel free to contact us.
For a confirmed booking, a deposit of (10%) is required. Deposit is paid by credit card (secure payment via Stripe, no credit card fees). The remaining balance can be paid in cash upon start of the trip - unless Host & Traveler agree on different payment methods.
Cancellations can be made free of charge up to 30 days prior to the beginning of the booked service. The deposit (10%) is only refundable if the booking is canceled at least 30 days in advance.