Tour Program

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1
Torugart - Kashgar
Itinerary
Group will be met and picked up at the border and further transfer down to Kashgar. Check in the Hotel. The journey normally takes 6/7 hours from the border to Kashgar.
Distance by driving today from the border is about 187 km and the highest altitude today is 3700 meters above sea level on border.
Dinner is served around 20:00 pm in a restaurant. Overnight in hotel.
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2
Kashgar – Karakul Lake - Kashgar
Itinerary
Breakfast. Climb up to the Chinese Pamir along the famous Karakorum Highway until arriving at the Karakul Lake. Hiking around. People will enjoy the beautiful landscape of the wild land and splendid Mt Mustagh Ata (7546 m) and Mt Kongur (7719) which is highest peak in the Western Kunlun Mountains. Drive back to Kashgar in the late afternoon. The driving from Kashgar normally takes 5 hours and it takes 4 hours to come back to Kashgar. The altitude at the lake is about 3700 meters above the sea level. Overnight in the same hotel.
Lunch is served at 14:00 pm in the yurt restaurant by the lake.
Dinner is served in a restaurant. Overnight in hotel,
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3
Kashgar – Urumqi (flight)
Itinerary
Breakfast. Visit to Bazaar.
Sunday is bazaar day in Kashgar, site of perhaps the largest and longest running bazaar in Central Asia. As many as 100,000 people come in from surrounding areas to buy and sell animals and goods.

Early in the morning you can see streams of people in donkey carts coming in to market. There are separate areas for animals, furniture, fabric, clothing, shish kebobs, shaves with a straight razor (including scalp), fruits and vegetables, and much more. In
the animal bazaar care needs to be exhibited as horses and donkeys are being test-driven.

Also in the animal bazaaryou can find cattle, sheep, goats, and camels - all in a fairly small, walled-in area. When you are in the midst of all this, you may feel like you have stepped back in time several hundred years. After breakfast you will spend at least two hours to do a city tour first: do visit the famous Abahjia Tombs and the Aitigar Mosque and take a walk in the Handcraft Lanes.
Lunch is served at 14:00 in a family garden.
Do visit a local family at lunch time and share your lunch together with this local family. After lunch you might be free to roam the bazaar or to go along with a guide who will translate Uighur for you. But you should have to catch up your evening flight and fly to Urumqi. The flight normally takes 1 and half an hour to get Urumqi. Overnight in Hotel.
Dinner is served in the restaurant about 19:00.

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4
Urumqi - Turfan
Itinerary
After breakfast, start transfer for Turfan. The driving journey takes at least 3 hours. Do your sightseeing in this Buddha culture area, starting from the East, visit the famous Gaochang ancient city ruin, the famous Bezlak Buddha caves, Continue to visit the Imi tower Mosque before dinner. Enjoy the local folk singing and dancing performance under the grape vines at night. The driving distance today on the highway is more than 300 km.
Lunch is served at about 14:30 in beautiful grape Valley.
Dinner is served under the grape vines at 20:00.
Overnight in the Hotel.
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5
Turfan - Dunhuang
Itinerary
Breakfast is served in your hotel at 09:00 am. Continue your tour again after breakfast. Start your visiting to the West part of this cultural area. Do visit another famous city ruin which named Jiaohe.
After all, leave for the Turfan Railway Station to catch up your train and leave for Dunhuang. You might be met and picked up at Liu Yuan Railway Station and are further transferred to the down town of Dunhuang. Overnight in Hotel.

Distance from Liu Yuan Railway Station to the down town of Dunhuang is about 120 km. The journey normally takes 2 hours.
Lunch is served at the Turfan Railway Station at 14:00 (before getting on to the train)
Dinner is served on your train at 19:30
Overnight in Hotel.

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6
Dunhuang – Xi’an
Itinerary
Breakfast in hotel. Do your sightseeing to this famous Cultural area: Excursion to the Mogao Grottoes, the world's richest treasure trove of Buddhist manuscripts and art. Begun in 386AD and added to over the next 9 centuries, the grottoes are total over 45,000 square meters and boast over 2,000 murals and sculptures.

Continue to the Singing Sand Dunes and enjoy a camel ride into the dunes. Leave for the airport and fly to Xi’an city. The flight normally takes 2 hours to get this ancient capital city.

Transfer to the down town and overnight in hotel. Dinner in a restaurant.

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7
Xi’an
Itinerary
After breakfast in hotel, transfer to the Banpo Neolithic Village for excursion. Then drive further until arriving at the famous Qin Terracotta Warriors and Horse Museum. Visit on the pit of 1,2,3 of Terracotta Warriors including Broze Chariots.
After lunch, drive back to the down town and do visit Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Bell Tower and Drum Tower. After dinner, climb up to the old City Wall to get the bird views of this ancient capital city. Overnight in the same hotel.
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8
Xi’an – Beijing (flight)
Itinerary
Fly to Beijing by morning flight. The flight normally takes 1 and half an hour to arrive at Beijing, the China Capital City. Take a ride by your bus to go to visit the Forbidden City for the whole morning.
Lunch in local restaurant, After your lunch, enjoy another kind of tour by Man-Pulling carts in the traditional Chinese Lanes, then take a walk in the Tiannanmen Square. Dinner in the local restaurant.

After dinner visit the traditional Chinese Tea House to enjoy the Beijing Opera and other traditional Chinese performances. Overnight in the Hotel in Beijing.

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9
Beijing – Great Wall - Beijing
Itinerary
Breakfast in hotel.

Transfer to the Great Wall. Spend few hours to visit this splendid ancient construction which is about thousand years old.

Lunch in local café. Come back to the hotel in the early afternoon and be free for relaxing break in the evening.

Overnight in the same hotel.

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10
Flight home
Itinerary
Leave for the Capital Airport, catch up your flight home.
Meals
Meals will depend on departure flight time
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