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China Silk Road Express 8 Days

Day 1. Arrive in Kashgar
Upon arrival, you will be me and transferred to hotel by our representative.
Overnight: Kashagr 4-star Hotel 
Meal: N/A 

Day 2. Kashgar/Karakul Lake/Kashagr
Today you will drive 3 hours on the friendship highway to Pamir Plateau, then view the stunning Karakul Lake and snow-capped Muztag. Afterwards, drive back Kashagr.
Overnight: Kashagr 4-star Hotel 
Meals: Breakfast and lunch 

Day 3. Kashgar/Urumqi
It is a busy day, you will see the well-known Bazaar, Animal Market(open only on Sunday), Apa Hojia Tomb, Idkar Mosque, old town of Kashgar. Take an evening flight back to Urumqi.
Overnight: Urumqi 4-star hotel
Meals: Breakfast and lunch

Day 4. Urumqi/Turpan
In the morning take one-hour ride to Heavenly Lake, enjoying the stunning scenery hiding in the Tianshan, the World Heritage site. Drive 4 hours to Turpan this afternoon. Turpan Basin is a key part on the ancient Silk Road, with well preserved ruins and grottos.
Overnight: Turpan 4-star hotel
Meals: Breakfast and lunch

Day 5. Turpan
Today you will visit Astana Ancient Tombs, Karez Irrigation System, Ancient City of Jiaohe, and Bezklik Grottoes in Turpan. 
Overnight: Turpan 4-star hotel
Meals: Breakfast and lunch

Day 6. Turpan/Express train to Liuyuan/Dunhuang Camping
Take 3.5-hour express train to Liuyuan in the morning, then take 2-hour ride to Dunhuang. In the afternoon, we will view the Singing Sand Dunes and Crescent Moon Spring in the desert. Explore the night market to enjoy local food.
Overnight : Dunhuang 4-star hotel or Camping in Summer
Meals: BL 

Day 7. Dunhuang/Jiayuguan
This morning you will go to Mogao Caves, the most important site on the Silk Road. There are well-preserved colorful fresco, statues telling you various stories about Buddha. Then drive 5 hours to Jiayuguan this afternoon.
Overnight: Jiayuguan 4-star hotel
Meals: Breakfast and lunch

Day 8. Depart from Jiayuguan
Jiayuguan Fort is the western end of the Great Wall in Ming Dynasty, which looks like a huge city to guard the border here. Visit the Jiayuguang Fort which will impress you with imposing old constructions in the morning. Then you will be transferred to Jiayuguan airport where the trip concluded. Please note you are advised to book the flight departing from Jiayuguan after 3pm, thanks.
Meal: Breakfast

Our tour prices depend on the number of people in a group
2 people -  2599$ per person
3-4 people - 1999$ per person
5-8 people - 1699$ per person
9-10 people - 1369$ per person

Number of days: 8
Included services:
Accommodation (Hotel/Guesthouse)
Accommodation (Homestay)
Entrance tickets (e.g. museums, parks etc.)
Beverages (non-alcoholic)
Car (with driver)
Fuel, Petrol
Bus/Train tickets
Domestic flight tickets
Not included: Beverages, dinner, tip
What to bring: Passport, comfortable walking shoes
Transport: Minivan
Tour season:
Tour categories:
Private tours
Cultural tours
Adventure tours
Offroad tours
Sightseeing tours
Winter tours
Special Event tours
Wildlife tours
Highlight tours
Photo tours
Hiking tours
Horseback riding tours
Circle tours
Short tours
Budget tours
Payment Method

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.

Cancellation Policy

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.