Ancient Silk Road, Dunhuang and Lanzhou


Destinations: LANZHOU, DUNHUANG

Destination Services: 5 nights accommodation, Meals as specified in the itinerary (excluding beverages), Local English speaking guide, Service fees for local guide(s) and driver(s), All excursions and activities as specified in the itinerary (not include the optional ones), All land transfer arrangements as specified in the itinerary, Domestic flight from Lanzhou to Dunhuang

Stars: 5 Stars

Days: 6 days

RMB:From 11,800


D1ARRIVE LANZHOU

Arrive in Lanzhou by flight – we can also arrange these for you

Meet your English speaking local guide

After having lunch at local restaurant, you will go to the Yellow River Mother's statue and visit the Gansu Provincial Museum, which is located at the Middle and Upper Reaches of the Yellow River. The museum covers an area of 180,000 square meters. There are nearly 100,000 relics there, ranging from historical to more modern relics.

Private transfer to your hotel for check-in.

Meal:Breakfast/Own arrangement  Lunch/Local restaurant   Dinner/Own arrangement

Hotel:Crown Plaza Lanzhou / Superior River View room

D2LANZHOU

Today, you will spend the day visiting the Binglingsi Grottoes.  

Bingling Temple, is a series of grottoes filled with Buddhist sculptures carved into natural caves and caverns in a canyon along the Yellow River. It lies just north of where the Yellow River empties into the Liujiaxia Reservoir.

In the evening, enjoy some free time at your hotel.

Meal:Breakfast/Hotel   Lunch/Local restaurant   Dinner/Own arrangement

Hotel:Crown Plaza Lanzhou / Superior River View room

D3LANZHOU - DUNHUANG

Transfer to Lanzhou airport

Flight from Lannzhou to Dunhuang, economic class

Arrive Dunhuang, have lunch at local restaurant and  then visit the Echoing-Sand Dune and Crescent Moon Lake.

The Echoing-Sand Dune and Crescent Moon Lake are located 5 kilometers south of Dunhuang City in Gansu. This scenic spot is famous across the whole world for its coexistence of mountain, sand and water.

In the evening, enjoy some free time at your hotel.

Meal:Breakfast/Hotel  Lunch/Local restaurant   Dinner/Own arrangement   

Hotel:Silk Road Dunhuang Hotel / Deluxe room with view

D4DUNHUANG

In the morning, travel to the Mogao Grottoes, 25 kilometers southwest of Dunhuang city. These grottoes were carved into cliffs between the 4th and the 14th century. This thousand Buddha cave complex is arguably the most spectacular in the area.

In the afternoon, you will visit Dunhuang Museum, which is located in the downtown area of Dunhuang City. The Dunhuang Museum reflects the flourishing social development and cultural exchange between China and the West during the time when Dunhuang was a major center along the Silk Road.

In the evening, enjoy some free time at your hotel.

Meal:Breakfast/Hotel      Lunch/Local restaurant       Dinner/Own arrangement   

Hotel:Silk Road Dunhuang Hotel / Deluxe room with view

D5DUNHUANG

Today you will travel to Yumen  Pass and explore Yadan Geology Park.  

In the morning, travel to Yumen Pass which is situated in the desert about 90 kilometers northwest of Dunhuang city. Built in B.C. 111, its well-preserved city walls are 10-meter high, 3-meter wide at the top and 5-meter wide at the bottom. You will then get a chance to explore Yadan Geology Park.

In the evening, enjoy some free time at your hotel.

Meal:Breakfast/Hotel  Lunch/Local restaurant   Dinner/Own arrangement   

Hotel:Silk Road Dunhuang Hotel / Deluxe room with view

D6DEPARTURE

Private transfer from hotel to airport for departure.

Meal:Breakfast/Hotel     Lunch/Own arrangement   Dinner/Own arrangement

Includes:

  • Accommodation including breakfast in for 2 nights in Lanzhou and 3 nights in Dunhuang  
  • Meals as specified in the itinerary (excluding beverages): 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches
  • Land transportation as specified
  • Excursions as specified
  • Local English speaking guide – for other languages please contact us!
  • Service fees for local guide(s) and driver(s)
  • Domestic flight from Lanzhou to Dunhuang

 

Excludes :

  • Domestic plate or train tickets to Lanzhou and depart Dunhuang – we can arrange your transportation from any city in China by plane, high-speed train, train or car, please contact us!
  • Early check in/Late checkout and chargeable activities at hotel 
  • Optional Tours
  • Tips for local guide(s) and driver(s) are at your discretion
  • Travel insurance
  • Other expenses not previously mentioned as included

 

Tips & Advice:

  • Please make sure that your passport is valid for at least 6 months after your departure date and has a minimum of 2 blank pages available for visa and stamps.
  • Please check in advance if you require a visa for the country you are visiting. You may contact your local embassy for assistance.