Flaming Mountains

Silk Road Explorer: Xi'an, Dunhuang, Urumqi & Kashgar

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Tour Code: ODY-CN-017
Destination: Xi'an, Jiayuguan, Dunhuang, Liuyuan, Turpan, Urumqi, Kashgar
  • Duration13 Days
  • Tour TypePrivate & Bespoke
  • Tour Style Historical

About This Trip

On this 13-day journey, you'll explore one of the branches of the ancient Silk Road, beginning in the east at Xi'an and ending in the west at the Pamir Plateau. Admire the colorful army of Terracotta Warriors that is life-size. Go inside the Mogao Grottoes to admire the Buddhist arts. Visit Jiayuguan Pass, the Great Wall's western starting point. Stroll around the Tuyoq Village in Turpan to taste Uyghur culture. Discover Kashgar's vibrant Bazaar. The Xinjiang Museum in Urumqi offers information about the region's history and customs. Before your tour ends, you'll enjoy a relaxing day at the stunning Heavenly Lake.

Itinerary Summary

  • DAY
    PLACE
    HIGHLIGHTS
  • 1 - 3
    Xi'an
    Terracotta Warriors, Muslim Stree, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Hanyang Tomb
  • 4 - 5
    Jiayuguan
    Jiayuguan Great Wall, Jiayuguan Pass
  • 6
    Dunhuang
    Mogao Grottoes, Singing Sand Dune, Crescent Moon Spring
  • 7 - 9
    Turpan
    Gaochang Ruins, Bezeklik Thousand Buddha Caves, Flaming Mountains, Tuyoq Village, Emin Minaret, Karez Irrigation Site
  • 10
    Kashgar
    Idigar Mosque, Abakh Khoja Tomb, Sunday Bazaar
  • 11 - 13
    Urumqi
    Xinjiang Autonomous Region Museum, the Erdaoqiao Bazaar, Heavenly Lake, Departure
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