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10 Days China Silk Road Group Tour by Train A

With the fabulous design and intimate services on Silk Road Express Train, as well as the various haunting sights along Silk Road, we promise that you'll be dazzled! Taking the luxury Silk Road Express Train to explore the most highlights attractions of ancient Silk Road tour. The express train tour covers Xi’an, Tianshui, Jiayuguan, Dunhuang, Turpan, and Urmuqi. In the express train the bed rooms, bathrooms, dining rooms, bars and recreations rooms are all available and well designed. The intimate service will make you feel at home and the various haunting sights along Silk Road will be the lifetime memory.
  • Terracotta Warriors and Horses, Huaqing Hot Spring, City Wall, Tang Dynasty Dinner &Show, Statue of Silk Road Starting Point, Famen Temple, Big Wild Goose Pagoda Square, Maiji Mountain, Jiayuguan Pass, Overhanging Great Wall, Mogao Grottoes, Karez Well, Flaming Mountain, Jiaohe Ancient City, Heavenly Lake, Uygur Autonomous Region Museum, International Bazaar
  • Hotel and onboard accommodation + English speaking guide + Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner + onboard drinks + onboard doctor and medical facilities
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  • Start from $2399 per person
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Day1 (Jun17) Xian Arrival

Meal: No Meal

Attractions: No

Welcome to starting point of ancient Silk Road, Xian! Our driver and guide will wait you at the airport terminal exit by holding a welcome board with your name and escort you to hotel. The rest of the day is free at your disposal.

Accommodation: Sheraton Hotel or same class (5 stars)

Day2 (Jun18) Xian

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Attractions:   Terracotta Warriors and Horses, Huaqing Hot Spring, City Wall, Tang Dynasty Dinner &Show

Enjoy the western buffet breakfast in hotel. Then meet our guide in hotel lobby and you will be escorted to visit the world famous Terracotta Warriors and Horses which has been praised as “the eighth major miracle of the world”. The 8000+ life-sized soldiers and horse figures in excavated three pits will shock you with surprisingly high level in casting.  

Then continue the visit to Huaqing Hot Spring which used to be the imperial hot spring bathing spot in ancient time from the Qin Dynasty (221BC-207BC) to the Tang Dynasty (618AD-907AD). In the afternoon drive back to downtown city, you will take a walk on the 600 years old City Wall. Xi’an City Wall is the largest and most completely preserved city wall in China. In the evening you will enjoy the Dumpling Dinner. After the dinner in dining hall you will appreciate the Tang Dynasty Music and Dance Show in staging hall. After the dinner and the show, you will be escorted back to your hotel.

Accommodation: Sheraton Hotel or same class (5 stars)

Terracotta Warriors and Horses

Day3 (Jun19) Xian-Tianshui

Meal:  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Attractions:  Statue of Silk Road Starting Point, Famen Temple, Big Wild Goose Pagoda Square

In the morning meet our guide in hotel lobby and drive to visit Statue of Silk Road Starting Point. Afterward continue driving to Famen Temple, the holy place for Buddhism and the excavated spot of figure relics of Sakyamuni Buddha. Thereafter we will return Xi’an to visit Big Wild Goose Pagoda Square where you could see Big Wild Goose Pagoda in distance. At 22:00, you will board the luxury “China Orient Express” train to Tianshui. 

Accommodation: Silk Road Express Train

Famen Temple

Day4 (Jun20) Tianshui-Jiayuguan

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Attractions:  Maiji Mountain

The train arrives in Tianshui at 06:30. After breakfast we will drive to visit Maiji Mountain. The existing caves were excavated from the Later Qin Dynasty (384-417) to the Qing Dynasty (1616-1912). Among all Buddhist Caves in China, Maijishan Grottoes boasts most attractive natural view. Boarding the train at 16:30, we will head for Jiayuguan. On the train you will see the special views of local countryside.  

Accommodation: Silk Road Express Train

Maiji Grottoes

Day5 (Jun21) Jiayuguan

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Attractions:  Jiayuguan Pass, Overhanging Great Wall

After breakfast you will pay a visit to Jiayuguan Pass, the very west starting point of the Chinese Great Wall which was built in the Ming Dynasty. That pass is the most magnificent and best preserved fort in China. Thereafter we will drive to visit the Overhanging Great Wall. That part of the Great Wall was built on mountain ridge. Seeing from distance it likes a dragon hovering over the mountain ridge.

Accommodation: Holiday Plaza Hotel Jiayuguan or same class (5 stars)

Jiayuguan Pass

Day6 (Jun22) Dunhuang

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Attractions:  Crescent Lake, Singing Sand Mountain, Shazhou Night Market

At 10:00 the train will depart to Dunhuang. On the way we will invite Dunhuang Culture experts and professors to introduce detailed background information of this exotic city to you. Arriving in Dunhuang you will visit the Singing Sand Mountain. When you slide down the slope, you can hear the roaring echo of sands, hence the name. Walking a while to reach the Crescent Lake, your eyes will be feasted by the crescent-shaped spring surrounded by the endless Gobi desert. After the happy time in Crescent Lake we will drive back to downtown area for dinner. In the evening, take a walk in Shazhou Night Market you will meet lots of local snacks, specialties and other interesting objects. 

Accommodation: Dunhuang Hotel or same class (4 stars, the best local hotel)

Sing Sand Mountain

Day7 (Jun23) Dunhuang-Turpan

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Attractions:  Mogao Grottoes

In the morning picked up by driver and guide and transferred directly to Mogao Grottoes, one of the four most famous caves in China and the a must see attraction along ancient Silk Road. The grottoes consist of over 700 caves, 2,000 statues and tens of thousands square meters of mural. The murals reflect not only the religious culture but also some social facts of local area in ancient time. At 17:00 you will board the train and head to Turpan. 

Accommodation: Silk Road Express Train

Mogao Grottoes

Day8 (Jun24) Turpan-Urumqi

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Attractions: Karez Well, Flaming Mountain, Jiaohe Ancient City

In the morning we will go to visit the Karez Well— an amazing irrigation system which made Turpan a rich oasis. Together with Great Wall, and the Jinghang Grand Canel, they are regarded as the tree engineering miracles of ancient China. Next we will move to visit Flaming Mountain, the hottest place in summer of China. At last we will go to visit the Jiaohe Ancient City, one of the most important towns along the ancient Silk Road and the largest, oldest and best-preserved earth construction in the world.

Accommodation: Hoi Tak Hotel or same class (5 stars)

Flamming Mountain

Day9 (Jun25) Urumqi

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner (Xinjiang Roasted Whole Lamb)

Attractions:  Heavenly Lake, Uygur Autonomous Region Museum, International Bazaar

After breakfast, you will be escorted to visit Heavenly Lake and cruise on the lake. It will make you totally relaxed no matter you are sitting in a boat, walking in the mountains, or just standing by the lake. Then back to downtown area to continue the tour with Uygur Autonomous Region Museum where you will have a glimpse of Xinjiang history and costume. The museum collects thousands of precious cultural relics unearthed in Xinjiang. At last pay a visit to Xinjiang International Bazaar to explore local market. 

Accommodation: Hoi Tak Hotel or same class (5 stars)

Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region Museum

Day10 (Jun26) Urumqi Departure

Meal: Breakfast

Attractions:  No

Enjoy your free time till the hotel pickup time. You will be picked up from hotel and transferred to airport for your flight departing Urumqi.

Tour Price Per Person

Book the tour with small amount of deposit. ($=USD)
Date Type of Cabin 6-10 person Single supplement in Hotel Single room Supplement in Silk Road Express Train
Jun 17-Jun 26, 2017 Quad Contact Us $350 No Single Room Supplement
Jun 17-Jun 26, 2017 Triple Contact Us $350 No Single Room Supplement
Jun 17-Jun 26, 2017 Twin Contact Us $350 $910
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Memo

  • All prices in US dollars.
  • Prices subject to change due to practical situation.
  • Minimum two passengers booking.
  • Gratuities are not included, Current rate for services is Total of USD $10 per day.
  • Accommodation and tour itineraries are subject to change at any time due to circumstances beyond our control.
  • We reserve the right to distribute passengers of sharing cabins.In case the cabin cannot be share, the cost applies on the passengers in the cabin
  • Children age under 11, will be credit only the difference on hotel room costs.
  • No 3 passengers share one hotel room. If only 3 passengers in a 4-person cabin, one passenger has to pay extra hotel room costs.

Price Includes:

  • EXPERIENCED TOUR MANAGERS
    Our experienced tour managers and their assistants are selected for their travel knowledge and organizational abilities allowing you to relax and enjoy your voyage of a lifetime. We receive many exceptional passenger comments about our Tour Managers and their aim is to ensure you enjoy every minute of your holiday.
  • ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE TRANSFERS
    Arrival and departure transfers are included.
  • HOTEL AND TRAIN ACCOMMODATION
    Although you will spend much of your time sightseeing or relaxing in the train’s public areas, you will find your hotel room or cabin a welcome retreat at the end of a rewarding day. Hotel and onboard accommodation as described in your individual tour itinerary are included in the tour price. All hotels are of 5 star standard or, in certain locations, the best available. Room upgrades are available on request and at extra cost.
  • ROUTE GUIDE, ITINERARY AND INFORMATION PACK
      When you board the train there will be a brochure in your cabin detailing more about your journey and the places en-route. Our Tour Manager will organize a program of briefings on the cities or places we visit and, each evening, will issue a program for the next day’s touring schedule.
  • BREAKFAST, LUNCH AND DINNER DAILY
    All departures feature one or two uniquely designed restaurant cars where you can enjoy the excellent waiter-served food and wine. Several times during the tour we will also sample authentic local cuisine off the train.
  • DRINKS WITH MEALS ONBOARD
    A drinks allowance is included with lunch and dinner.
  • ON BOARD SERVICE
    Throughout your tour you can expect service which is attentive, friendly and unobtrusive. The high ratio of staff to passenger’s means there is always someone available should you need assistance.
  • ON BOARD DOCTOR AND MEDICAL FACILITIES
    To give you peace of mind our tours are accompanied by a doctor who travels with us for the entire journey; so you can rest assured that medical assistance is always available. On call 24 hours a day, the doctor is on hand to give primary care as required.
  • 24 HOUR SERVICE ATTENDANT
    Your car attendants provide 24-hour house-keeping and bedding turndown services, with one attendant always on duty to assist you and to ensure you are comfortable in your cabin. Complimentary tea, coffee and bottled drinking water are available in your cabin 24 hours a day.

Price Excludes:

  • International Airfare or Train Tickets to enter or leave China.
  • China Entry Visa Fees.
  • Excess Baggage Charges.
  • Personal Expenses such as visa costs, insurance, drinks from the bar car, laundry, spa treatments, hairdressing.
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  • Single Room Supplement.
  • Tip:Full Service Staff Tip USD10/per/day (Train staff, Special train porter, the tour leader, local driver and local guide).

Booking Method

  • Please use our online booking or send your travel request via e-mail sales@chinaxiantour.com to us. You are also welcome to call us at 0086-15129005119 from Mon to Sun 24 hours.
  • Our real trip advisors will have your booking confirmed no more than 1 working day. We even take last minute booking if time is pressing. When your booking is confirmed, you will get a confirmation email from us, which includes the confirmed detailed itinerary with prices.
  • Deposit USD 50 will be charged in advance via Paypal for tour booking. The balance can be paid to our tour guide when you are on the tour, or the credit card balance payment via Paypal latest 3 days ahead of the tour date. Both RMB and hard currency are acceptable.

Our Tour guide

Over 15 years, we had built up a professional guide team. They are 100% guaranteed licensed guide. Apart from been knowledgeable, they are also friendly, fun, attentive, and flexible. Nothing is too difficult or troublesome for them, as they will always try their best to make a pleasant journey for you! You may get new friend after travelling in China!
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Our Driver and Vehicle

Always makes you feel safe and comfortable is the main goal of our service. The vehicles we use are all air-conditioned and kept in good safety and sanitary condition. The drivers we use are all licensed driver with many years driving experience. More attentive, we offer you a free baby seatservice if you travel with your baby. 
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Our Driver and Car

Meals

Food is a part of the important cultural for Chinese people. China fits for all budgets. Hotels booked by us will include breakfast. Lunch is chosen at restaurant which is popular among locals, and with good environment. (All restaurants have Western styled Washroom available if this is what makes you feel headache about China) Dinner is mostly left for yourself, so you enjoy more freedom on your local food adventure or some familiar hometown food.
If you are a Vegetarian, or Muslim , or allergy on any kind of food, you are suggested to inform this to your travel consultant, they will help arrange proper restaurant or food to meet your needs. 
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